March 30th, 2012, 10:43 AM

Leaks Suggest Google Drive to Offer 5GB of Storage

If a leaked screenshot obtained by Talk Android proves to be true, Google Drive will offer users 5GB of free storage with the ability to purchase upgrades for additional space. “Access files on your computer from anywhere,” reads the tagline found on the leaked screenshot. “Put files in Google Drive and you can access them [...]

March 29th, 2012, 1:53 PM

Lite-On Introduces the E200 Solid State Drives

Lite-On, renowned as an Optical Storage innovator, has today announced its first solid state drive (SSD) for the UK. The E200 SSD is aimed at small/medium business users, with a design which is easily integrated into existing systems for minimal disruption and with a fast, consistent and reliable performance over time – at an affordable [...]

March 29th, 2012, 10:50 AM

New Rumors Suggest Playstation 4 to be Named “Orbis”, Use AMD Chips

According to new rumors from one of Kotaku’s “reliable sources”, then semi-confirmed by the British edition of Official Playstation Magazine, Sony’s next generation Playstation will be called “Orbis” and will be powered by chips from AMD. Kotaku’s source spoke on the condition of anonymity, but the site claims that they have previously been notably reliable. The source [...]

March 29th, 2012, 10:18 AM

Research Firm Thinks Android Will Eclipse Windows by 2016

2016 will be the dawn of the post-PC world, according to a report by market research firm IDC. If IDC’s report holds true the number of Android-based devices running on ARM CPUs will reach a 31.1% market share in 2016, whereas Windows devices on the x86 platform will slip from a current 35.9% to 25.1% market share. [...]

March 28th, 2012, 5:57 PM

HD 7970 Price Cuts? Don’t Count on it.

When the GTX 680 was released last week at $499, many thought that AMD would trim a few bucks off of the HD 7970.  Cuts to its $549 price tag yet haven’t happened and if what we hear is true don’t expect any movement on that front — at least not yet. Before NVIDIA introduced [...]

March 28th, 2012, 1:59 PM

Despite Early Critics, Samsung’s Galaxy Note a Strong Seller

Samsung reported today that it has sold 5 million units of its half phone, half tablet – or “phablet” – device, the Galaxy Note. This comes as a surprise to many critics, who projected the device would flop due to its unorthodox size and reliance on a stylus. According to a statement from Samsung, in [...]

March 28th, 2012, 10:40 AM

PNY Announces Addition of 2133 MHz and 1866 MHz PC Memory to XLR8 Lineup

PNY Technologies, Inc. (“PNY”) today announced the expansion of their XLR8 (ac·cel·er·ate) PC Memory to include 2133MHz and 1866MHz in 16GB and 8GB kits. The 2133MHz DDR3 CAS 10 desktop memory kit is available in 8GB (2 x 4GB) dual channel and 16GB (4 x 4GB) quad channel versions with 9-12-11-27 timings. PNY’s fastest memory kits to [...]

March 27th, 2012, 5:25 PM

EVGA Announces Availability of Superclock​ed GeForce GTX 680

EVGA has announced the availability of the much sought after EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Superclocked. This card improves upon the standard GeForce GTX 680 with a new boost clock of 1113MHz, and a base clock of 1058MHz. The memory has further been tuned with a stock frequency of 6208MHz. The GeForce GTX 680 SC comes [...]

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 [...]