NEWS

March 27th, 2012, 1:40 PM

Congressmen Propose Tobacco-Style Warnings for Video Games

Ignoring all reputable qualitative and quantitative research on the subject, two American politicians have put forward a bill to the House of Representatives that would require video games to have tobacco style labeling warning of the risks to players’ mental health. The bill has bipartisan support from Democrat Joe Baca, and Republican Frank Wolf. “The video [...]

March 27th, 2012, 10:35 AM

Windows 8 Release Candidate Expected by June

According to a report by Dutch blog WinUnleaked, Microsoft is planning on launching a release candidate of Windows 8 in either late May or early June. On Saturday, a post by Canouna on the blog claimed that, “We know the Release Candidate of Windows 8 will be shared with the public between the end of [...]

March 27th, 2012, 9:54 AM

Arctic Shows Off the Accelero Xtreme III Cooler

According to a teaser from the Arctic team that landed in the Hardware Canucks inbox this morning, their new Accelero Xtreme III cooler is due on May 21 with an MSRP of $119.95. Measuring 288 (L) x 103 (W) x 50 (H) mm, Arctic’s new cooler can chill up to 300 Watts. It comes with [...]

March 27th, 2012, 9:37 AM

NZXT Announces Phantom 410 Special Edition

NZXT, a company built on realizing the dreams of gamers worldwide, is proud to introduce new, special edition color options of the widely-acclaimed Phantom 410.  Early this year, NZXT polled the facebook communityto see what color combinations were most demanded by gamers and enthusiasts, selected the top choices and made them a reality.  Phantom 410 [...]

March 27th, 2012, 9:27 AM

Lian Li Expands Its Line of Data Storage Chassis with the PC-Q12 and PC-Q18

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, the award-winning aluminum computer chassis manufacturer, today announces two new additions to the Q Series – PC-Q12 and PC-Q18. With the release of these two compact chassis, Lian Li gives even more options to PC builders who need elegant-looking space-saving cases with high data storage capabilities. Designed to be central data [...]

March 26th, 2012, 2:30 PM

Hardware Canucks is Looking for Staff Writers

Hardware Canucks, the site you have all come to know and love, is in the process of expanding our writing and editorial staff in order to better meet the expectations of our readership. We have several positions open for interested candidates and look forward to hearing from you! Please CAREFULLY read the following text before [...]

March 26th, 2012, 11:58 AM

Digital Storm Redefines the “Custom” High-Performance PC with Aventum

Digital Storm, the predominant name in computer system integration and engineering, unveils Aventum, the first system to feature its patent pending chassis and CES Innovations Award-winning Cryo-TEC cooling system. Designed by Digital Storm engineers from the inside out, Aventum’s chassis boasts a proprietary thermal exhaust chamber, intelligent 5 thermal zone regulation and exclusive Aventum software that [...]

March 23rd, 2012, 10:49 AM

Cooler Master Announces Sentinel Advance 2 Mouse and Speed Rx Mousepad

Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer storms onto the war torn frontlines with a devastating new duo, the Sentinel Advance 2 Gaming Mouse and Speed Rx Mousepad. Sentinel Advance 2 – Re-engineered Featuring the most advanced laser sensor, the Avago 9800, Sentinel Advance II is capable of over 8000DPI. [...]

March 23rd, 2012, 10:19 AM

MegaUpload Host Pondering Deleting Data

Much to the chagrin of Kim “Kim Dotcom” Schmitz and the prosecutors who are working to convict him, Carpathia, MegaUpload’s Virginia based webhost, says it will delete the 25 petabytes of MegaUpload data it is still hosting unless someone pays the hosting bill. Currently, the former digital storage locker’s servers are frozen to preserve data [...]

March 23rd, 2012, 9:25 AM

BIOSTAR Introduces the TA970XE AM3+ Motherboard

BIOSTAR Group, the world renowned manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, industrial computing systems and peripherals, announces the new generation of TA970XE series motherboards for AMD AM3+ CPUs. Their capabilities are very close to the top TA990FXE and offer overclockers and gamers considerable power and flexible settings for a reasonable price. The TA970XE board sports the [...]