NEWS

March 1st, 2012, 11:13 AM

First Laptop with 4.16GHz Clock Speed Unveiled – MSI GT780DX

Have you ever seen a high-performance notebook computer packing Intel’s top-of-the-line Core i7 Extreme Edition with overclocking that blazes along at more than 4GHz? Have you ever experienced the superfast performance of a quad core gaming laptop that transfers files in less than half the time? Only the MSI GT780DX laptop, on display for a [...]

March 1st, 2012, 11:03 AM

Intel Confirms then Redacts Details of Ivy Bridge Lineup

Intel posted details of its entire Ivy Bridge desktop lineup early this morning, in a PDF file. That file could be found online early this morning, but has since been redacted (it can be seen with a google cache). Below are excerpts from that file which should interest all of you: What do you think?

March 1st, 2012, 10:49 AM

MSI’s New G Series Gaming NBs Unveiled Steal spotlight at CeBIT 2012

Focused on developing its own high tech brand name, MSI Notebook’s steady stream of innovations has enabled it to break one world record after another. For example, MSI G Series gaming notebook computers that were tested at the recent IDF Forum organized by Intel in Beijing racked up over 20,000 points on the PC Mark [...]

February 29th, 2012, 12:13 PM

Massive Layoffs at Blizzard

Blizzard announced today that it was laying off 600 employees, though its CEO said that the majority of those laid off were not directly involved in game development. CEO Mike Morhaime stressed the impact on current projects would be minimal, he said the company plans to ship Diablo 3, Blizzard DOTA, as well as expansions for Starcraft [...]

February 29th, 2012, 10:07 AM

The Pirate Bay Transitions to Magnet Links

In what some are calling an “end of an era”, and the site’s proprietors a non-noticeable change, The Pirate Bay has eschewed torrents for good in favor of magnet links. TPB first announced its intent to transition to magnet files this past January. With a magnet links users would download the torrent tracker file from [...]

February 29th, 2012, 9:38 AM

Microsoft to Seed Windows 8 Developers, Device Makers with Test PCs Powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 Mobile Processor

NVIDIA confirmed today that it is working with Microsoft on a program to distribute Windows 8 test PCs to software developers and device manufacturers powered by the Tegra®3 quad-core mobile processor with 4-Plus-1™ architecture. This seeding program enables these parties to create a rich ecosystem of apps and devices for Windows 8 on ARM-based processors. [...]

February 29th, 2012, 9:27 AM

ADATA Launches New Ultra-Rugged Portable Hard Drive

ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash Storage application products, today announced the introduction of the DashDrive™ Durable HD710 portable hard drive. The DashDrive family is the newest addition to the company’s impressive lineup of storage devices, signifying mobile, rapid, and dependable data access. The housing of the HD710 is [...]

February 29th, 2012, 9:11 AM

Lancool Announces New Mid-Tower Chassis – PC-K65

Lancool, a manufacturer of mid- to high-end computer chassis, announces their new mid-tower PC chassis – PC-K65 – designed for ATX, Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX motherboards. Equipped with 2 modular HDD racks, the Lancool PC-K65 supports up to six 3.5-inch HDDs and four 2.5-inch HDDs or SSDs, which can be set to face forward or backward. For those [...]

February 28th, 2012, 6:02 PM

Memory Market Convergence Continues with WD-Toshiba Deal

After its plan to purchase Hitachi Global Storage Technologies spooked worldwide antitrust regulators, Western Digital announced today that it had agreed to sell Toshiba some of its 3.5 inch HDD manufacturing assets and related Intellectual Property. As part of this deal Toshiba will transfer its damaged HDD manufacturing plant in Thailand to Western Digital, which [...]

February 28th, 2012, 10:42 AM

ProView: Apple is Engaged in Fraud, Unfair Competition

ProView Electronics has upped the ante in its trademark war with Apple, updating the lawsuit it has against the company in the United States to allege that Apple is engaged in “fraud and unfair competition”. If these allegations hold true, as ProView hopes, the company believes that its 2009 sale of the “IPAD” trademark will [...]