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September 25th, 2012

Hardware Canucks is looking for a News Writer

Do you know the difference between an Ultrabook and a Mac? Ivy Bridge and Trinity? An APU and GPU? Are you enthralled by hardware benchmark scores and chip cores? Well GTO Media might have a job for you. Hardware Canucks, a leading Canadian I.T news and reviews blog, is looking for a news writer. Reporting [...]

January 22nd, 2012

Breaking: RIM Ousts Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis

Research in Motion has ousted Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, the company’s co-CEOs, in a shuffle late Sunday installing Chief Operating Officer Thorsten Heins as the new CEO. More to come…

September 28th, 2011

Greenliant Now Shipping SATA NANDrive, Increasing Adoption of Embedded SSDs

Greenliant Systems, a leader in energy-efficient, highly secure and reliable solid state storage products, has started volume production of its SATA interface NANDrive solid state drives (SSDs). The GLS85LS product family has the same pin-out across all capacities—2 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB and higher in the future—which simplifies system-level board [...]

June 2nd, 2011

Spotted at Computex: “Cedar Trail” Based mini-ITX Motherboard from ASUS

Today at Computex ASUS is showing off one of their new motherboard offerings, a small form factor mini-ITX motherboard that is based on Intel’s new “Cedar Trail” platform. This motherboard uses the NM10 chipset, comes equipped with a 32nm Atom D2700 chip, a PCI-Express slot, two slots for DDR-3 RAM, four USB controllers, and built [...]

May 9th, 2011

Keeping your cool: a guide to prevent your rig from overheating

All that gear within your computer has one common enemy — heat. The excessive heat from an improperly cooled computer can shorten the life expectancy of components and cause intermittent errors such as lockups. If you plan on upgrading your machine with a new graphics card or a faster processor its pretty likely that the [...]

January 7th, 2011

MSI Master Overclocking Arena 2011 Operation: Las Vegas Winners Revealed

  If you didn’t have the opportunity to watch one of the two livestreams of MSI’s Master Overclocking Arena 2011 Operation: Las Vegas event you missed out on quite a show, a show which was co-hosted by Canada’s own Linus Sebastian. After about 2 hours of setup and a little over 5 hours of competitive, [...]

July 19th, 2010

Valve Releases Completely Free Alien Swarm Game

Alien Swarm was originally an Unreal Tournament mod, and despite the developers being hired away to Valve, the team still maintained the passion for their game. As it turns out, they have been allowed to take it further than just a UT mod, and the game has been completely rebuilt based on Valve’s Source engine, [...]

June 18th, 2010

Chrome 6 Dev Build Showcases Extension Sync and Mac/Linux Support

Part of the Google business model is universal access, allowing users to retrieve their information from anywhere, on most anything and the new Beta Chrome browser builds on that. Utilizing the power of your Google account, Chrome 5.0 is currently able to sync bookmarks and browser settings no matter which computer you are on, and [...]

April 1st, 2010

Hardware Canucks is Pleased to Announce its Limited Edition Ban Stick!

For Most Users here today, the Ban Stick is symbolic to HardwareCanucks.   This little wooden icon is not only a rite of passage for Moderators, but a word of warning to those who push their luck too far. It is with great pleasure that we can announce a limited edition Run of these infamous [...]

January 5th, 2010

NVIDIA Hints at Optimus Technology for Notebooks

NVIDIA Optimus technology to work on notebook platforms with NVIDIA GPUs while offering increased performance.   In the past, both NVIDIA and ATI have made inroads when it came to lowering the power consumption of their mobile solutions.  However, as notebook, tablet and netbook technology moves forward, users are putting more and more demands on theses [...]