NEWS

January 27th, 2012, 9:28 AM

Ultrasone Signature PRO Headphones Launch in North America

Ultrasone introduced Signature PRO, the first model in a select range of “made in Germany” headphones for discerning music lovers and professional users. The handcrafted headphones are based on the company’s more than 20 years development expertise and, with patented technologies such as S-Logic Plus, offer an impressively detailed sound experience. Designed as a closed [...]

January 27th, 2012, 9:22 AM

Matrox Mura MPX Now HDCP Compliant

Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced that the Matrox Mura MPX video wall controller boards are HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) compliant, simplifying the work for AV Integrators seeking to enable copy protected content across Mura-driven video walls. Mura input/output boards facilitate HDCP interoperability by capturing high definition video signals from up to four HDCP sources [...]

January 26th, 2012, 5:01 PM

MegaUpload Users Planning Lawsuit Over Lost Data

A herd of former MegaUpload users are planning on suing the FBI over data lost in the shutdown of the digital storage locker. The effort is being spearheaded by the Pirates of Catalonia and the international umbrella group of the Pirate Party — Pirates International. “The widespread damage caused by the sudden closure of Megaupload [...]

January 26th, 2012, 11:33 AM

Valve Announces Mobile App

Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced the beta release of the Steam application for iOS and Android devices.  With the Steam app, gamers around the world may chat with Steam friends, browse community groups [...]

January 26th, 2012, 9:59 AM

Scythe Rolls Out KAGEMUSHA3 Illuminated Keyboard

Scythe released a new value illuminated keyboard in its home market of Japan, the KageMusha3. The keyboard connects to the system over USB, and packs a USB hub. It is a common-membrane type keyboard, with LED illumination for the keys. This particular model features orange and blue color LEDs, which can be switched between, brightness [...]

January 26th, 2012, 9:47 AM

More Details About Next-Gen Xbox Emerge

A number of details about Microsoft’s next generation Xbox, currently dubbed the ‘Xbox 720′, emerged late last night and early this morning. Most of these rumours come from Kotaku, which claims to have apparently well placed sources in the industry. Here is the drill-down of rumours so far: Microsoft will use Blu-Ray discs as opposed to [...]

January 26th, 2012, 9:20 AM

Intel to Buy Patents and Next Generation Video Codec Software From RealNetworks

RealNetworks, Inc. today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell a significant number of its patents and its next generation video codec software to Intel Corporation for a purchase price of $120 million. Under terms of the sale, RealNetworks retains certain rights to continue to use the patents in current and future products. [...]

January 25th, 2012, 9:53 AM

Cooler Master Announces the CM 690 II Advanced Black & White Edition PC Case

Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, power supply, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer, today announces the trendy and stylish CM 690 II Advanced Black & White Edition based on the feedback from market. Optimized Cooling System Time tested as a titan among mid-tower cases, the CM 690 II makes it possible to take advantage [...]

January 25th, 2012, 9:49 AM

Elpida Memory Develops Resistance RAM Prototype

Elpida Memory, Inc. (“Elpida”, TOKYO: 6665 JP), the world’s third largest Dynamic Random Access Memory (“DRAM”) manufacturer, today announced the development of its first-ever high-speed non-volatile resistance memory (ReRAM) prototype. As the ReRAM prototype was made using a 50-nanometer (nm[1]) process technology it has a memory cell array operation of 64 megabits[2], one of the [...]

January 24th, 2012, 4:58 PM

Despite a ‘Leaked’ Lineup and Executive Shakeup, RIM Can’t Sell Itself to Investors

Despite an executive shakeup on the weekend, and a ‘leaked’ roadmap for 2012 – 2013 posted on the Boy Genius Report, RIM’s share value continues to decline. During the Tuesday trading day RIM’s value dropped an additional 3% bringing the total loss since the company announced the executive changes to 12% (a decline of $2.07). [...]