NEWS

February 13th, 2012, 11:44 AM

ORIGIN PC Debuts the EON17-X Desktop Replacement Laptop

ORIGIN PC announced today the availability of their new EON17-X desktop replacement laptop. Featuring the latest Intel X79 chipset, 2nd generation Intel hexcore processors, and overclocked NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M graphics cards in SLI the EON17-X is the most powerful laptop on the market for gamers, artists, enthusiasts, and professionals. The EON17-X marks the first [...]

February 10th, 2012, 1:14 PM

Did Hackers Pierce Steam’s Credit Card Database?

Last November, in a story Hardware Canucks broke, Valve admitted that hackers had gained access to the Steam database and had pulled out countless user names, passwords, and other information. Now, Valve has admitted that there is a possibility that last year’s breach was more extensive than originally thought. In an email sent to Steam [...]

February 10th, 2012, 11:22 AM

Cooler Master Releases the GeminII SF524 CPU Cooler

Cooler Master has announced the European model of the Gemin II SF524 CPU cooler. This model is virtually identical to the GeminII S524 model released last August, except for the fact that it comes with a different fan that operates at 1300 RPM or 900 RPM when using the silent mode adapter. The GeminII SF524 [...]

February 10th, 2012, 9:41 AM

PowerColor Announces Dual Fan HD7970

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphic cards, today added a new HD7970 graphics solution with dual cooling fan design: the PowerColor HD7970. Equipped with PowerColor exclusive cooling solution, the latest HD7970 lowers down 10% temperature through 92mm ultra big fan and unique SSU-shape heat pipe design; while dissipates the excessive heat efficiently, it [...]

February 10th, 2012, 9:23 AM

VTX3D Introduces the HD7970/7950 X Edition Graphics Cards

A leading brand of graphics card maker – VTX3D, today introduces the most well-known X series of VTX3D, HD7970/HD7950 X Edition. The X series is designed to deliver extraordinary performance with factory overclocked setting and unique cooling design. VTX3D HD7970/HD7950 X Edition incorporates the latest PCI-E Gen 3 to get the maximum performance from your [...]

February 9th, 2012, 4:08 PM

Google’s Patent Play Likely to be Approved by U.S Regulators

Reuters is reporting that the U.S Justice Department is expected to approve Google’s $12.5 billion bid for Motorola Mobility’s patent portfolio as well as a bid by an Apple led consortium for the patent library of Nortel Networks. Google first announced its intent to purchase Motorola Mobility’s patent library, pending approval by federal regulators, back [...]

February 9th, 2012, 2:42 PM

Microsoft Talks Windows 8 on ARM Devices

In a blog post published Thursday morning, Steven Sinofsky, President of Microsoft’s Windows division, provided a lengthy overview of how Windows 8 would function on ARM devices, assuring potential users that the product will “look and feel just like you expect”. “Windows on ARM enables creativity in PC design that, in combination with newly architected [...]

February 9th, 2012, 1:01 PM

VIA Announces Highest Performance Dual Core VIA EPIA-M910 Mini-ITX Board

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the VIA EPIA-M910 Mini-ITX board, the latest dual core Mini-ITX board featuring one of the richest I/O sets available for a wide range of embedded applications including ATM, kiosks, POS, digital signage, healthcare and digital media applications. The VIA EPIA-M910 is [...]

February 9th, 2012, 10:49 AM

NVIDIA Confirms Quad-Core Smartphones for Mobile World Congress

According to a press invite posted at The Verge, NVIDIA will be bringing Tegra 3 powered quad core devices to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona late this month. NVIDIA first extensively demonstrated a quad-core system, then codenamed Project Kal-El, at last year’s Computex in Taiwan. At last month’s CES, Fujitsu showed off the first [...]

February 9th, 2012, 10:20 AM

MegaUpload Founder’s Mansion Seized

New Zealand authorities have seized the mansion of MegaUpload founder, Kim “Kim Dotcom” Schmitz, reports the New Zealand Herald. Mr. Schmitz’s wife and family are not currently residing in this mansion, instead living in one of the smaller properties the digital storage locker mogul owns. An official with the New Zealand government told the Herald [...]