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
The CES 2012 show is starting with multiple affairs for Intel: the company is apparently spreading FUD around Windows 8 on ARM systems and worse of all, they got caught faking the DirectX 11 demo on the upcoming 22nm Ivy Bridge processor.
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.
Third party SATA 6Gbps controllers haven't exactly impressed in terms of performance and Marvell has felt at least some of the criticism here as it was the first company to offer a standalone SATA 6Gbps controller. However, it looks like the company is about to solve problem with a range of new SATA 6Gbps chips
The much rumoured high-end version of Asus' Eee Pad Transformer Prime has just been unveiled by the company as CES, namely the Transformer 700-series, albeit only as a mock-up as yet. The big news here is a move up in screen resolution from 1280×800 to 1920×1200, something that appears to be a common feature
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.
Smartphones and tablet computers are to get USB 3.0 by the end of this year or early next year, according to the the USB standards organisation at CES 2012.
Microsoft is expected to deliver a “dazzling” send-off at its last Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week, according to analysts, with demonstrations of both Windows Phone devices and the eagerly-awaited Windows 8 operating system.
Two months ago, we previewed an engineering sample of the much anticipated RT-N66U Dual Band Gigabit Router from ASUS which was first spotted at COMPUTEX 2011. After going through some hardware and software changes, we finally have the final version in our labs to be stripped bare again, and it is expected to hit local
Gigabyte’s notebook division has updated a few of its products in time for CES and we’ve already told you about one of them, the Booktop T1132N. The other two refreshed products are the T1006M convertible netbook and the S1081 tablet, both of which have been given a bump to Intel’s latest Cedar Trail-M Atom processors.
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
Samsung, LG and others are to join a growing list of TV manufacturers announcing Google TV products at the Consumer Electronics Show next week.
Nikon Singapore has announced their new flagship digital SLR camera, the Nikon D4. It boasts the latest FX-format CMOS image sensor and EXPEED 3 imaging-processing engine, which claim to offer superior performance and image quality with rich details. According to Nikon Singapore, the D4 will retail in February.
LG will be showcasing their new notebook as well as all-in-one PCs at next week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, US. The new products boast breakthrough technologies from the company including IPS display, glasses-free 3D and Super Speed Boot that will improve the personal computing experience.
The Nokia Lumia 900 Ace was recently spotted on Nokia Pulse website which has the capacitive touch buttons that are placed closer to the edge, compared to the Lumia 800. It was also reported that the Finnish company would be launching the phone at the Consumer Electronics Show 2012 in Las Vegas next week.
You may or may not be familiar with TransferJet, a technology that allows for short range wireless data transfer speeds of up to 560Mbps using the 4.5GHz band. So far there isn't much in terms of devices that supports the standard, but Toshiba and the TransferJet consortium are set to change this at CES where
LG will unveil a 55-inch OLED TV at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week, touting it as the largest of its kind and the “future of TV technology”.
Back at CES last year, Asus showed off a device called the Eee Pad MeMo which later got a 3D suffix tucked onto its name at Computex, however the device itself never made a retail appearance. Now rumour has it that Asus will be launching it, or rather a pair of reworked versions of it
Even though Microsoft has announced the new Windows Mango operating system, it seems that only Samsung and HTC have came up with the new smartphones at launch. However, a new LG Windows Phone has recently been leaked and is reported to sport a 4-inch IPS display.
The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 at Las Vegas is about two weeks away, and LG will be there to introduce their new IPS monitors with high resolution, wide viewing angles as well as 3D viewing capabilities. The models include the DM92, DM82 and DM52 series, and the D43 3D monitor.