NEWS

March 20th, 2012, 9:52 AM

Lian Li Announces the PC-Q15 Mini-ITX Chassis

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, the award-winning aluminum computer chassis manufacturer, today announces the automobile-esque PC-Q15. With its space-saving design, the PC-Q15 is an ideal data storage center for the numerous hi-tech mobile devices of the modern mobile consumer. Supporting mini-ITX motherboards, the PC-Q15 with its the rectangular shape and wheel-like stubs resembles a miniature SUV. [...]

March 20th, 2012, 9:44 AM

Windows 8 to Launch in October

Citing unnamed sources within the company, Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft is planning on debuting Windows 8 in October. According to Bloomberg’s report, Windows 8 will be launched in October on devices running x86 and ARM chips. Though Microsoft intends to push Windows on ARM as a way to promote a Windows tablet ecosystem, sources [...]

March 16th, 2012, 11:00 AM

Gigabyte Officially Launches Radeon HD 7800 Overclock Series Graphics Cards

GIGABYTE Technology Co. LTD., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is pleased to present Radeon HD 7800 Overclock Series Graphics Card: GV-R787OC-2GD, GV-R785OC-2GD. Built with AMD’s latest 28nm GPU and GDDR5 memory, GIGABYTE makes these cards with higher core clock. Equipped with GIGABYTE’s latest in-house cooling design and adapted with GIGABYTE Ultra Durable [...]

March 16th, 2012, 9:49 AM

Microsoft: No New Xbox at E3

As Microsoft celebrates the Xbox’s decennial – and the twelve years since the console was first announced – with a new website highlighting the console’s history, a company spokesperson announced today that there would be “no new Xbox at E3”. “While we appreciate all the interest in our long-range plans for the future, we can [...]

March 16th, 2012, 9:29 AM

MSI Announces Next Generation R7970 Lightning Graphics Card

Leading international graphics card and mainboard maker MSI today announced the release of the MSI R7970 Lightning, the new heir to the throne of Lightning graphics cards. Equipped with AMD’s 28 nm Radeon HD 7970 GPU, the MSI R7970 Lightning features an all-new Unlocked Digital Power Architecture that incorporates an Unlocked BIOS, Digital PWM Controller, [...]

March 15th, 2012, 5:28 PM

Analyst Firm Claims Android to Overtake iPad by 2015

Market research firm IDC believes that the proliferation of cheap Android tablets, namely the Kindle Fire, will allow the ecosystem to overtake the iPad’s market share by 2015. “As the sole vendor shipping iOS products, Apple will remain dominant in terms of worldwide vendor unit shipments,” Tom Mainelli, director of mobile connected device research for [...]

March 15th, 2012, 9:58 AM

MSI Announces the All-New Intel 7 Series Motherboards

World renowned computer manufacturer MSI announces today motherboard products based on Intel’s Z77/H77/B75 series chipsets, with support for the new generation of 22 nm process CPUs featuring PCI Express Gen3 specification. The all-new Military Class III products utilizes high-specification components that meet MIL-STD-810G’s seven rigorous testing standards, and have passed certification by credible third party [...]

March 15th, 2012, 9:41 AM

Powercolor Adds a Flavor Into HD7700 Series: PCS+ HD7770 GHz Edition

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphic cards, today announces a new flavor into HD7700 series: the PCS+ HD7770 GHz Edition. Packed with factory overclocked setting, the PCS+ HD7770 delivers the out-of-box gaming performance with core speed at 1150 MHz and memory speed at 5.0 Gbps; based on the advanced 28 nm GCN architecture [...]

March 13th, 2012, 5:11 PM

To Save a Failing Tablet, RIM Releases a Keyboard

RIM’s Playbook has been an unmitigated disaster for the company, but the announcement this morning of a keyboard dock for the tablet may stop the Playbook from worsening into a catastrophe. The keyboard retails for $119.99, and can be ordered from http://www.shopblackberry.com. It includes a touchpad, and comes in at only 6mm thick. Curiously, the [...]

March 13th, 2012, 1:09 PM

Making Money, Pwning Browsers

For Team VUPEN, browsers ain’t nothing but vehicles for remote code execution and sandbox escapes. That modus operandi became clear during the Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest, the Vancouver hackathon that wrapped up last weekend, as Team VUPEN pwned their way to the top of the podium taking home the grand prize of $60,000. One of [...]