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  • Rumour: IBM to revive OS/2?

    Before the Windows-Apple-Linux OS wars became a daily occurance, IBM fought a similar war with Microsoft through its OS/2 operating system, and lost. But could the technically superior OS (back then) be headed for a revival? Read on to find out more.

  • Adobe holds CS5 workshop, demonstrates various new additions to its software suite

    Adobe held a workshop on its latest CS5 creative software suite for professionals at their office in Suntec Tower 3 yesterday. And VR-Zone had the privilege of being invited to the event . Read on to find out what are some of the new features Adobe has added into its software.

  • Buy An Android Phone If You Want Porn

    Yup. The exact words from Apple CEO Steve Jobs were “Folks who want porn can buy and Android phone”, in his email reply to an Apple customer on moral responsibility. Its ridiculous enough that a phone maker is deciding for its customers what is morally right by not having those apps in their App stores. But it

  • Globalfoundries to fab 28nm ATI GPUs

    It was bound to happen. AMD are less than pleased with TSMC’s 40nm process, and the rumour mill have since declared that it is just a matter of time before AMD moves GPU production to Globalfoundries, at least to some extent. The transition from TSMC to Globalfoundries will begin as early as 2011 and the

  • ECS A890GXM-AU Video Overview

    The folks at ECS have sent us a video link introducing their A890GXM-AU mainboard for AMD CPUs. Like some of the mainboards we reported on earlier, the A890GXM-AU comes under the “Black Series” enthusiast lineup. Click on the link for “Dr. Dragon” to give you a lesson on ECS’s A890GXM-AU.

  • OpenSolaris community proposes to fork code for independent development

    Lack of communication and unexplained delays over the release of OpenSolaris 2010.3 threatens a split in the OpenSolaris project. Read on for more information.

  • Spire Launches PacificBreeze III Universal Notebook Cooler

    Spire has launched its PacificBreeze III Universal Notebook Cooler, aimed at mobile users who require an efficient thermal solution for their notebooks/ netbooks. More details…

  • A Look Into Intel’s Next Gen Enthusiast Platform : Sandy Bridge E & Waimea Bay

    For months, we’ve heard of the Sandy Bridge microarchitecture taking over the current generation Nehalem microarchitecture. But what do we have to replace the ageing X58 Express + i7-980X Tylersburg Highend Desktop platform? Head in and see all that you wanted to know about the next generation enthusiast platform from Intel.

  • Twitter to launch its own link shortener service

    Forget about using external link shorterners like bit.ly soon: Twitter has announced that they will be providing a similar service for their users. Read on for more information.

  • Olympus Releases “Olympus Viewer 2″ And New Firmware For PEN Series

    Olympus has announced the “Olympus Viewer 2″ Digital Workflow software, and new firmware for their Pen series of Micro Four Thirds system digital cameras. Read on to find out more.

  • Light Peak to be future successor of USB

    Barely a year ago, Intel made waves when it announced its Light Peak technology, which boasted speeds more than twice than those of SATA2. Today, Intel talks about the future of Light Peak and their plans for it. Read on for more information.

  • Apple iPad International Release Delayed To May

    Apple have released a media advisory, alerting the international release for iPad have been officially pushed back to May due to strong demand in US.

  • More NVIDIA Fermi: GeForce GTX 470 and GeForce GTX 480 from EVGA and Palit in stock

    It’s mid-week now, the 14th of April, two days since NVIDIA’s troubled GeForce GTX 470 and GeForce GTX 480 cards were set to be available. There’s more stock flowing in to Sim Lim Square, Singapore’s favourite tech haunt. Gigabyte was first on the 12th, and now we have EVGA’s GeForce GTX 470 and 480, as

  • Insights from the Inside: Cooler Master Research Facility Tour

    We had a chance to visit Cooler Master’s Taipei offices. Here is the long overdue article where you get to peek at what goes on behind the one defining brand for PC cooling solutions. Click for the definitive tour of Cooler Master’s R&D facilities in Taipei.

  • Close Look at ECS’s Intel H55, H57 & AMD 890GX Mainboards

    We had a chance to visit ECS and take a look at some of their recent products. Here is the long overdue article featuring the ECS H55H-I, H57H-M, and A890GXM-A up close and personal.

  • Wacom Intuos4 Wireless Tablet

    The Wacom Intuos4 was launched last year, and just recently, the Japanese maker has announced the wireless version of the popular pen tablet. Incorporating Bluetooth wireless technology, the Intuos4 Wireless also features convenient USB charging directly from your computer.

  • ASUS Unveils New External Blu-ray Drive

    ASUS has announced the ASUS SBC-06D1S-U, its new compact external Blu-ray drive. More details…

  • Logitech Wireless Desktop MK710 Claims Three-Year Battery Life

    This newly available Logitech Wireless Desktop MK710 is designed to offer great usability be it surfing the web, checking emails or updating Facebook status. But one key feature of the MK710 is its claim of three-year battery life, so much so that you may forget it requires replacement of batteries.

  • Intel Core i5-520M goodness: ASUS K52Jr Review

    The ASUS K Series is designed for multimedia performance and computing versatility. VR-Zone takes a look at the K52Jr, one of the latest models added to the series’ line-up. It features Intel’s new mobile Core i5 processor and ATI’s Mobility Radeon HD 5470 graphics. How does it fair? Push that link for the full review.

  • Apple MacBook Pro refresh, adds Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7 mobile processors

    Here comes the moment, where Apple finally refreshes its MacBook Pro line of laptops with Intel’s latest Core i5 and Intel Core i7 mobile processors. It took Apple this long, no thanks to a processor shortage. And, we have NVIDIA joining the party too, with their Optimus Technology. Full specifications of the updated MacBook Pro laptops