NEWS

April 24th, 2012, 10:10 AM

Radeon 7990 May Launch at Computex 2012

Turkish technology news website DonanimHaber is reporting that AMD will likely choose Computex 2012 as the place to launch the Radeon HD 7990. NVidia is also planning an Asian launch for their next card, introducing the GTX-690 at the Shanghai GeForce LAN at the end of the month. The Radeon HD 7990, codenamed “New Zealand”, [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 6:12 PM

Clinton Hallahan: G4 is Killing Video Games

There’s a school of thought that points to High Times magazine as a major contributor to the continued prohibition of marijuana. As the arbiters of a certain kind of marijuana culture — the giggling, dreadlock wearing, post-hippie navel-gazing segment — they represent the face of anti-prohibitionists for better or worse. High Times presents an immature [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 3:50 PM

MegaUpload Boss May Walk Free as U.S Government’s Case Suffers Setbacks

Kim “Kim Dotcom” Schmitz, the founder of MegaUpload, may never face trial in the United States as the judge presiding over the case has told the F.B.I that the company has not been properly served criminal papers because it may be outside of American jurisdiction. “I frankly don’t know that we are ever going to [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 2:30 PM

Facebook to Join NASDAQ Under ‘FB’ Ticker

According to its updated SEC filing, Facebook will be joining the NASDAQ stock exchange in the coming weeks with the ticker ‘FB’. Although an official listing date has yet to be announced, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters and Bloomberg that the IPO and listing will take place on May 17. In an [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 2:23 PM

AMD Moves to Quarterly HD 2000, HD 3000 and HD 4000 Driver Releases, Nixes Windows 8 Updates

Contrary to some rumors, AMD will not be discontinuing support for their legacy products.  Rather, a new Quarterly Driver Release schedule will be put into place. A few days ago, Hardware Canucks learned of rumors concerning a possible top to bottom discontinuation of support for AMD’s legacy products. After some investigation, Hardware Canucks uncovered the complete [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 2:10 PM

Rosewill Announces R5, the Sleeper Mid-Tower Gaming Case with Ultra-Cooling

Rosewill the award-winning brand for Computer Hardware just released the newest member of Rosewill gaming and performance computer case family, R5 Gaming Case. The R5 Gaming Case may not look like a showstopper from the outside, but when you take a closer look at the insides of this sleeping giant, it will hold its own [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 11:40 AM

Arctic Introduces the F PWM CO Series Case Fans

Arctic Cooling today introduced the F PWM CO (Continuous Operation) series case fans, available in 80 mm (F8 model), 92 mm (F9) and 120 mm (F12) editions. As “CO” suggests “Continuous Operation”, the F PWM CO Series is designed for 24/7 operating systems. To ensure efficient cooling performance during prolonged operation, the fan is made [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 10:43 AM

MSI Tops Gaming Benchmarks with its NVIDIA GTX 670M and Intel HM77-Equipped Notebooks

MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, uncages the GT70 and GT60, two mobile gaming beasts featuring Intel HM77 Chipset, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M graphics processing unit (GPU), Killer™ E2200 Game Networking, Steel Series backlit keyboard, and more. Designed with the serious gamer in mind, both units provide unmatched power [...]

April 22nd, 2012, 12:57 PM

Hayter Coy on Snake’s Return in New Metal Gear

It is uncertain whether Solid Snake will be making an appearance in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, according to the actor who lends his voice to the iconic super solider. When asked by Hardware Canucks at the Canadian Video Game Awards’ red carpet gala, David Hayter, the actor who voices Solid Snake said, “I have no [...]

April 22nd, 2012, 12:12 PM

Indie Games and Blockbuster Titles Sweep at Video Game Awards

An award-winning video game can come from a budget of frugality or profligacy, as last night’s Canadian Video Game Awards showed. Although two ‘blockbuster’ games, FIFA 2012, and Dues Ex: Human Revolution, took home the top awards for Game of the Year and Best Console game, respectively, Toronto-based indie studio Capybara Games took home five [...]