WEB/BUSINESS

May 20th, 2010, 8:52 PM

Google, Intel, Logitech and Sony Join Together to Deliver Google TV Platform

Google TV is coming. Utilizing Intel Atom processor technology, Logitech peripherals, Sony TVs, and Google Chrome web browser on the Android OS, this product is set to make a splash in a living room near you. Today at the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco, leading industry players announced the development of Google TV—an [...]

May 19th, 2010, 2:46 PM

Chipmakers Fined by EU for Price-Fixing

More than 7 years after the dissolution of a DRAM price-fixing cartel, over $400 million USD in fines were handed out to 9 of the 10 members of the cartel. The tenth member of the illegal operation, Micron, escaped without penalty because it was the company that originally blew the whistle in 2002. The nefarious [...]

April 15th, 2010, 12:04 PM

GIGABYTE P55 OC Online Challenge, Apr. 12-30, 2010

In the minds of top ranked overclockers, GIGABYTE is widely known for its record-breaking Intel X58 platform, specially designed and engineered to push Intel Extreme processors beyond their limits. However, with years of experience and dedication as an engineering powerhouse, GIGABYTE has been able to take those “Extreme” overclocking features usually reserved for only the [...]

April 9th, 2010, 11:15 AM

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 400 Series Getting to Consumers Early

While NVIDIA is claiming April 12th as the day for broad retail availability date  for the GTX 400 series, we have confirmation that minute quantities of the cards will be making their way to consumers today. NVIDIA began shipping retail boards to partners last week, so those with the quickest production turn around times have [...]

April 1st, 2010, 9:35 AM

Hardware Canucks Launching Computer Aided Home Appliance Reviews

Hardware Canucks has grown rapidly over the past few years;  we have moved from budget power supply roundups to being there for the launch of some of the most highly anticipated graphics cards. Building on the success we have seen in the world of computer hardware, we are pleased to announce that you will soon [...]

March 25th, 2010, 3:38 PM

MSI Launching Revolutionary Motherboard Technology – The RTFM Chip

It would appear MSI is breaking new ground when it comes to motherboard technology, and according to a recent forum post in the official MSI forums, the company has developed a new chip that allows it to detect if you have Read The Fudging Manual. The post ask for customer feedback and reads: The MSI-forum [...]

March 9th, 2010, 12:07 PM

Canadians Approved for Class Action Lawsuit Against Microsoft

It seems the “nice” Canadians aren’t being so nice when it comes to Microsoft’s perceived monopoly in the marketplace. A B.C. Provincial Supreme Court judge has approved a lawsuit to be classified as class action against Microsoft Canada that alleges anti-competitive practices and could seek more than $1 billion in damages. The plaintiffs, Pro-Sys Consultants, [...]

March 8th, 2010, 7:28 PM

The Last Word – Newegg Comes Clean

Finally, a bit of closure. Newegg has opted to show some more transparency in the case surrounding counterfeit Core i7 920 processors recently sold by the retailer. The company has publicly released a statement acknowledging misinformation regarding the units being demo boxes, pinpointing the exact source of the fakes, and clearing D&H Distributing’s good name. [...]

March 8th, 2010, 11:40 AM

Intel Releases Statement Regarding Fake Core i7 920 Processors.

In a story that has made headlines everywhere, Newegg, last week, admitted that a portion of their Intel Core i7 920 inventory was in fact crudely made fakes that were delivered to a few unfortunate buyers. [Read Original Report] The company released a press statement claiming that this was a result of “demo boxes” mistakenly [...]

March 5th, 2010, 2:52 PM

Newegg Ships Counterfeit Intel Core i7 920 CPUs

In an almost surreal tale of events, USA electronics retailer Newegg has discovered a reported 300 counterfeit Intel Core i7 920 CPUs in its inventory, some of which were inadvertently shipped out to buyers! Initial reports of the fakes began yesterday when at least 5 separate incidents, totaling  9 fake processors cropped up on Youtube, [...]