• Olympus to offer E-330 in 6 different flavors to sweeten the deal

    CameraTown reports that Olympus will be offering their "Live View" CCD display E-330 Digital SLRs in 6 different packages, from "Pro", to "Traveling Pro", "Nature Pro" and even "Underwater Pro" kits. Being a DSLR, Olympus is doing a rather bold move, since most of the other DSLRs are just...

  • Touch Sensitive Panels that enable multiplayer gaming?!

    Fancy playing Warcraft III on a square projection table, not only together with all your "battle mates" but also have play the game – the classic tabletop style? Mitsubishi has just unveiled a new DiamondTouch panel that enables projection to be projected on a special touch sensitive panel that...

  • Canon’s EOS 5D vs Nikon D200 – who’ll prevail?

    DigitalCameraInfo has just posted a head grudge match against 2 heavy weight DSLRs in the market. Comparing against the Nikon D200 and the Canon EOS 5D, it might seem unfair right on the start, considering Canon’s 5D is actually a full frame 12.8 megapixel camera, while the D200 is...

  • Dell 27″ LCD Confirmed

    DailyTech’s sources at Samsung LCD whispered to them a few weeks ago that Dell will feature a 27″ LCD this fall with a 1920×1200 resolution.

  • Intel Wants Interchangeable Notebook Components

    Intel wants to make laptops more accessible to users and would like to make devices more akin to their desktop counterparts. With the company’s new Interchangeability Initiative, components including the optical drive, LCD screen, battery, power adapter and keyboard would all be upgradeable and can be swapped between notebooks....

  • Quad Core Conroe Successor Q1’07

    A few weeks ago at the Intel Developer Forum we got a taste of Intel’s quad-core Kentsfield along with the Core architecture briefing. As of last week, this quad-core Conroe successor finally showed up on the Intel corporate roadmaps. The CPU will get its first taste of daylight as...

  • GIGABYTE GA-G1975X Voltage Mod Guide

    The GIGABYTE GA-G1975X displays good overclocking potential but is greatly limited by CPU core voltage issues. The CPU voltage drops a lot under load, and this greatly impacts the overclocking on this board. Fear not though, we have tried to perfect this board with a simple core voltage modification.

  • A Walkabout in SLS (25-3-2006) – Planet NVIDIA’s launch weekend!

    It’s the weekend again and over here at VR-Zone, we return to SLS to bring you the latest product arrivals complete with prices and where you can find them. The last weekend also marks the launch of Planet NVIDIA – look here for more details!

  • Internet Explorer 7 Will Not Be Integrated into Windows

    BusinessWeek is reporting that Microsoft’s next release of Internet Explorer, version 7, will not be integrated into Windows. Breaking nearly ten years of tradition, Internet Explorer was always very tightly integrated into Windows, allowing users to do such things as launch a website directly from any Windows Explorer window,...

  • Microsoft Delays Office 2007

    Microsoft announced today that along with Windows Vista, the next version of Office — Office 2007 — will also be delayed. Originally slated for release during the holiday season of this year, both Office and Vista are being pushed back to early 2007. According to Microsoft, Office was pushed...

  • OCZ technology confirms 4GB gaming memory kits for Vista

    Ryan Petersen the cool CEO of OCZ technology, confirmed that the company is preparing to ship 4GB memory kits (2 x 2GB) shortly before Microsoft Vista shows up. Those guys do believe that you will need at least 2GB of memory for the good gaming experience on Vista.

  • More than half of Microsoft Vista needs re-writing

    Microsoft appears to be in a state of panic, ordering 60 per cent of its new operating system to be re-written amidst a major shake-up of its troubled Windows division. The news follows another delay with reports of a staff revolt over the way that management has handled the...

  • Socket S1 parts spotted in the wild

    It looks like Socket S1 638 pin Turions are starting to make the rounds.

  • Sapphire PC-I7RD400

    Sapphire’s plunge into the motherboard market makes them yet another choice to choose from for hardware enthusiasts. Today, we scrutinise a motherboard from Sapphire that fuses one of the most hyped-up technology of 2005 with some old school DDR RAMs using Intel’s LGA processors to crunch the bits-and-bytes.

  • ABIT Set to Target Overclocking Community

    Abit, a legendary name among overclockers just about three years ago, was nearly destroyed by the dispute with Taiwanese authorities its former owners had, but after a merge with Universal Scientific Industrial (USI), a large maker of computer components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), the company hopes to get...

  • Quanta Joins List of iPod Suppliers

    According to industry insiders, Quanta has landed orders for Apple’s current 5G iPod. The company is expected to begin shipping its first batch of iPods next month. Quanta joins Asus, Foxconn and Inventec as suppliers for its family of iPod music players.

  • Seagate Expanding in Singapore, Expanding R&D

    Seagate, the company that introduced full-drive encryption and the first perpendicular notebook drives announced that it is injecting roughly $ 300 million into Singapore. The money will be spent expanding Seagate’s R&D capacity. According to reports, Seagate is planning to add roughly 1500 to 2000 new employees as well...

  • New AMD Internal Packaging

    AMD has changed the packaging internals from the green “biodegrable” material to plain white cardboard.

  • ATI Says It Can Do Physics Better Than AGEIA and NVIDIA

    Hot on the heels of NVIDIA announcing its partnership with Havok for GPU-level physics implementations, ATI is saying it too is capable of performing heavy physics computations on its GPUs. There is currently a great deal of focus being placed on how to speed up and implement better physics...

  • Dell 3007WFP Dirt Cheap In Canada Again

    $ 1499 CAD for the $ 2300 USD 30″ display. How much cheaper can it get? A quick conversion shows that $ 1499 CAD is approximately $ 1290 USD!