All posts tagged "CES 2012 Coverage"

  • LG Shows Glasses-Free 3D PC Display and Notebook

    On CES 2012, LG showed two interesting products – glasses-free 3D display and a notebook and we've just learned about the availability of the parts – second quarter of this year.

  • Silent Phase Change Cooling Overclocks a GTX 580 Beyond 2GHz Clock

    During CES 2012, we met with Patrick Zulli, elaborate French who is the co-founder and CTO of PowerQuest LLC, the creator of CompuCold phase-change system.

  • Samsung’s Great Looking Display Becomes an All-in-One PC

    We first heard about the Samsung beautiful TA9 Series 3D display launching as a part of AMD HD3D initiative. Since that launch, we wondered could you cram a whole PC inside the base. Today, we got that answer – meet the Series 9 AIO.

  • The Ladies @ CES 2012

    The Consumer Electronics Show 2012 at Las Vegas may have ended just a few days ago. Aside from the various announcements and product showcases, you won't think we would miss our the show girls there, would you? Well, here are some pics of the ladies at CES 2012.

  • Cooler Master Silent Pro M2 1500W – Power for hungry systems

    We have previously previewed the 1000W model of the upcoming 80 Plus Silver rated Silent Pro M2 series from Cooler Master. Then during CES 2012 which recently concluded, the monstrous 1500W version was on display at their private hotel suite. Delivering up to 125A of current over two 12v rails, this big daddy of power supplies

  • Razer @ CES 2012: A Dalliance with the Project Fiona Concept PC Gaming Tablet

    The VR-Zone team @ Las Vegas had the exclusive opportunity of a back room hands-on session with Best of CES 2012 winner 'Project Fiona' Concept Gaming Tablet and to interview Razer's enigmatic CEO Min-Liang Tan. Also on display were the Blade Gaming Laptop and other new peripherals like the Naga Hex and SWTOR licensed devices.

  • Microsoft @ CES 2012

    This year may be Microsoft's last participation in the Consumer Electronics Show, but according to various sources, the software giant has plans to have their own show, similar to some technology companies. Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, at his keynote, talked about Kinect for Windows, voice commands on Xbox, new LTE Windows Phone  – Nokia Lumia 900

  • Cooler Master introduces a new Vapour Chamber CPU cooler – TPC 812

    Over here at CES 2012 Las Vegas in their Bellagio suite, Cooler Master unveiled their latest products coming this year, including limited editions of the their larger than life COSMOS 2 casings, updated CM Storm Mice and full-sized mechanical keyboards (more on these later), and a new vapour chamber based CPU cooler with performance designed

  • EVGA to Enter PSU Business, Plans Fully Modular 750W, 1KW and 1.5KW Models

    EVGA used this year's CES 2012 to show its new line of power supplies. Unlike the trial from a few years back, this time the products are actually coming to market.

  • CES 2012 Booth Tour

    VR-Zone is in Las Vegas for the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week. We managed to have a quick tour of the convention centre and here are some of the highlights.

  • Kingston Shows off New HyperX Memory Modules, SSDs

    Kingston showed off some of its latest creations alongside the ongoing International CES event, in Las Vegas. Visiting journalists were shown a variety of products from Kingston's PC memory and SSD portfolios.

  • Intel to Release Romley platform, 8-core Sandy Bridge-EP at CeBIT 2012

    On this years’ CES 2012 conference in Las Vegas, we spoke with several vendors of commercial products and the main product for them in first quarter will (finally) be the long awaited arrival of SNB-EP and Romley.

  • Gigabyte 7-series motherboard preview from CES 2012

    If you've been waiting for some more consumer friendly motherboards than the dual-socket workstation board we've seen so far from CES, then we have good news, we've got a few shots of Gigabyte's upcoming Intel 7-series motherboards. The boards on display at the show are far from the final versions and we do have some

  • Ultimate SFF Lanparty Machine: Intel Xeon E5 (SNB-EP 8C/16T) on an ASUS Rampage IV GENE!

    Here's a treat for all hard core enthusiasts – an engineering sample of the upcoming Xeon E5 (Sandy Bridge-EP 8 Cores, 16 Threads) was spotted by our team working on a ASUS ROG Rampage IV GENE motherboard, which was housed inside a small Thermaltake mATX lanparty box. This pretty much confirms internet rumors that have

  • Lenovo unveils SmartTV K81 and K91, and IdeaPad Yoga tablet-ultrabook hybrid

    This afternoon, Lenovo introduced their new SmartTV product line that consists of the K81 and K91, as well as the IdeaPad Yoga which claims to be the world's slimmest convertible Ultrabook, at the pre-Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012. 

  • Sneak Preview: ASUS’s new ROG sound cards @ CES 2012 undressed

    Over at the 64th floor of the luxurious Trump Hotel in Vegas, we got our readers some exclusive sneaks of ASUS's new ROG Xonar Pheobus sound card, which is a PCIe 118db SNR standalone offering. Also on display was the ROG 'ThunderFX' USB powered audio breakout box (sequel to the R3E-Black Edition's Thunderbolt), to be bundled

  • ASUS’s Dual Socket 2011 Workstation Motherboard – Z9PE-D8 WS

    Performance zealots will remember the ASUS Z7S WS which went head on with then Intel 'Skulltrail' D5400XS Xeon luxury gaming platform (using dual unlocked QX9775 chips), but since then ASUS has done nothing of that sort, leaving EVGA with the iconic SR-2 to mop up things in the Xeon 55xx/56xx era. This is about to change

  • Intel Trademarks Ultrabook, Joins Smartbook AG in Pointless Naming WarsTM

    From the looks of it, the 2012 might be the year more known for patent and naming wars rather than the innovation itself. The return of naming wars might be interesting though, with Intel trademarking the Ultrabook name.

  • Huawei announces Ascend P1 S, claims to be world’s slimmest smartphone

    At pre-CES event in Las Vegas, US, Huawei unveiled two new Android smartphones – Ascend P1 and P1 S. The Ascend P1 S claims to be the world's slimmest smartphone, measuring 6.68mm thin and sports a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display.

  • Ivy Bridge based Ultrabook with Thunderbolt announced by Acer

    VR-Zone was in attendance at a pre-CES Acer press event where they announced the new Aspire S5 ultrabook and 14/15 inch Timeline Ultra notebook  to be launched later this year, featuring the upcoming 'Ivy Bridge' Core i series processors and a retractable I/O panel with a Thunderbolt connector (on the Aspire S5 only). A teaser of the