• Intel Mac Mini, iPod Hifi & More

    Engadget has a pretty good coverage of Apple Computer’s “fun new product” launch happened yesterday at Cupertino. Among the launched products are the new Intel based Mac Mini’s running Intel Core Duo at 1.66GHz, or the slower Intel Core Solo at 1.5GHz. Since the introduction of these Intel based...

  • Hasselblad 503CWD, 16MP, Limited Edition

    At USD$ 14,000, this camera is not meant for the masses. The Hasselblad 503CWD is Hasselblad’s 100th anniversary commemorative model. Featuring a 16 megapixel resolution, with a sensor size of 36.7cm squared, there will only be 500 of these cameras made world wide. Being a medium format camera, this...

  • Windows Vista Launch On 1st Week of Oct

    The upcoming version of Windows – Windows Vista, will be launched in the first week of October. Microsoft’s roadmaps shows that 2 Release Candidate versions (RC0 & RC1) will be released in the week of April of 10th and June 26th. It appears that Microsoft is confident in releasing...

  • Blu-ray technology finally arrives – 23rd May 2006

    The wait is over. Sony will finally introduce Blu-ray DVDs officially on the 23rd of May 2006. Movie junkies please mark this day on your calendar, as you’ll be able to get some blockbuster Blue-ray titles like The Fifth Element, Hitch, House of Flying Daggers, A Knight’s Tale, The...

  • VoodooPC HTPC with 8TB of storage space!

    Engadget has news about VoodooPC’s plans to create a HTPC with whopping 8 Terabyte of storage space under it’s hood. Yes, it’s a HTPC we are talking about, and not some large bulking data server: “When we heard that VoodooPC was planning a media PC with 16 drive bays...

  • ASUS A8R32 MVP Deluxe w/ EAX1900 CROSSFIRE

    The ATi RD580 chipset promises to deliver faster performance than it’s previous gen RD480 with it’s dual x16 PCI Express lanes, compared to dual x8 lanes that the RD480 is capped at. It will be interesting to see how the ASUS A8R32 MVP on the RD580 chipset will fare...

  • Sony adds a whole string of Cybershot cameras into it’s line up

    Sony had just announced the availability of a slew of new Cybershot digital cameras. Firstly, the Sony Cybershot H2 and H5 are 2 new mega zoom models, offering 6.0 megapixel and 7.2 megapixel resolution. Outfitted with Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar that does 12x optical zoom, these new Cybershots offers...

  • OCZ Ultra-Low Latency 2GB Dual Channel Kits

    OCZ today announced the release of the PC-4000 EL DDR Platinum XTC 1GB module and 2GB dual channel kit. The industry-leading OCZ Platinum series PC-4000 with 3-3-3-8 timings features extremely low latency for a 1GB capacity product, and is designed specifically to address the unique demands placed on PCs...

  • Samsung jumps into Lightscribe bandwagon

    Samsung has jumped into the Lightscribe bandwagon with the SH-W162L. This optical drive could do the usual DVD DL + and – formats. 16x write speed for DVD+R and DVD-R, and 8x for DVD+R and -R DL formats. “Samsung’s SH-W162L is an internal PATA DVD recorder capable of reading...

  • Sony and NEC to join forces to make next-gen DVD drives

    It appears that Sony is trying hard to avoid a revival of the format wars this time round, by coming together with NEC. With Sony a supporter of Blu-ray, and NEC a believer in HD-DVD, both firms will join to form a new company named “Sony NEC Optiarc”. This...

  • Intel’s Ultra Portable Mobile PC?

    Microsoft had an “Origami” project exposed to public a few days ago, showing the a tablet like device that double up as a PDA and a portable entertainment system. This device that’s exposed, is actually an early version of Intel’s latest Ultra Portable Mobile PC (UMPC). This device definitely...

  • Canon DC100: Canon’s latest budget 16:9 DV Camera

    Engadget have also reported the announcement of Canon’s latest entry level 16:9 DV camera. With a CCD that could natively record at widescreen 16:9 ratios, this video camera can offer higher final resolution on your widescreen TV. Being entry level, this camera is said to be on sale for...

  • Panasonic’s first DSLR: Lumix DMC-L1

    Engadget has news about Panasonic’s newest addition to it’s Lumix family of digital cameras. The Lunix DMC-L1 happens to be Panasonic’s first Digital Single Lens Reflex camera, allowing interchangeable lens. This new DSLR boasts of various features found on Olympus systems like it’s Supersonic Wave Filter system to remove...

  • More of ATi’s upcoming RD580 Motherboards

    Anandtech has just posted a preview article about the upcoming ATi RD580 (ATi’s Crossfire + Dual PCIe x16). Including in their article are pictures of full retail boards, like the ASUS A8R32-MVP Deluxe, the DFI’s RD580, and also, ABIT’s AT8-32X. It appears that this time round, these boards gets...

  • DMS59 Connector is Back Again?

    With lower profile cards in demand for HTPC users, could the DMS59 (Dual Monitor System 59) be revived? This single 59pin external interconnect could transmit 2 DVI singles at a time, and have that optional capability to plug in an additional adaptor that can split the pin-out into any...

  • NVIDIA MCP55 Core Logic Nearing Completion

    Dailytech has some interesting news about the upcoming NVIDIA MCP55 core logic, that will power upcoming AMD motherboards: “Unfortunately, MCP55 is a far cry from a revolutionary chipset.  According to NVIDIA roadmaps, it contains a different audio codec, dual Gigabit Ethernet PHYs and can use six SATA channels instead of four, but...

  • VR-Zone Dry Ice Overclocking @ Sim Lim Square

    VR-Zone held it’s first live Dry-Ice Overclocking Session at Singapore’s most popular IT Mall Sim Lim Square at DAT, #05-58 during a relaxed Saturday afternoon. It was the first time such an interesting event has been held over there and VR-Zone’s Youth Overclock Team gave us a good show,...

  • DFI LAN Party VENUS Pictures @ VR-Zone

    We have just received our sample of this limited special edition board from DFI. There are only 1000 of these boards out there and the DFI Fans and collectors will surely be rushing to grab them. For more pictures and details, you can check it out over here.

  • Inno3D 7800 GS AGP

    The 7800 GS AGP is like a farewell ode to the AGP platform. It tries to bring today’s GPU horsepower and technology to the PC users still on the AGP platforms of “yesterday”. We take a look at Inno3D’s 7800 GS AGP, how it performs in the latest games,...

  • 3DLabs Exits Workstation Graphics Market

    3Dlabs will transition from the shrinking professional workstation graphics market to focus on portable handheld devices which require intensive media processing for video, audio and increasingly powerful 3D graphics. Current line of Wildcat graphis cards including the Realizm card would be supported. Approximately 100 employees in Creative’s 3Dlabs subsidiary...