In today's news roundup: The fast-enough budget computer built and tested; Review of Icy Dock MB877SK-B Tray-less 3.5-inch SATA Aluminum Hard Drive Mobile Rack; Dell says Apple's iPad is bad for enterprise customers; Today’s Facebook forecast: Cloudy with a chance of girlfriends; Child of Eden gives you glowing hands , and Microsoft needs testers for new
NVIDIA today has finally released the first set of drivers from R270 branch which is version 270.51. It boasts numerous, notable performance gains in standard gaming modes, SLI gaming modes, and 3D Vision gaming modes. Games such as Dragon Age II is notably faster in GTX 580 SLI config while others have a few percent of
How 'smart' do you think the humble television set that we take for granted today can be, if given the right mix of hardware and services? Well, Samsung thinks that it can be smart enough to completely change the way average consumer looks at their television sets. In a media event held at the company's
COMPUTEX TAIPEI is expected to further expand upon the latest ICT trends displayed at CES and CeBIT by offering a real marketing platform for such products as Tablet PCs, e-books, Smart Phones, 3D Tech and Cloud Computing. Meanwhile ICT giants such as Intel and Microsoft are ready to announce their leading-edge technologies with manufacturers
Xigmatek was founded back in 2005 and is a company which primarily focuses on power supplies and high performance cooling solutions. Today we are putting to the test one of Xigmatek’s best power supplies, the NRP-MC802 800W unit, which boasts some very interesting specifications and features; we will see if it can perform as well
Dell's Alienware division is getting ready to launch a new 14-inch gaming notebook according to leaked information posed on a blog that tend to have accurate details of upcoming Dell products and among other things predicted the M17x R3. The same site is also saying that we can expect Dell to launch the updated M11x
Not long after AMD's upcoming Radeon HD 6790 was first revealed, Nordichardware is reporting the final specifications for the HD 6790. It is indeed a Barts derivative, codenamed Barts LE and it is to the HD 6850 much like the HD 5830 was to the HD 5850. The HD 6790 disables a further 2
In today's news roundup: Intel's latest line of SSDs, known as the 320 series, get reviewed; Crucial's m4 SSD, which has been touted to be one of the most highly anticipated SSD launches for 2011, get a little preview; Dell releases new notebooks in the US with a Spanish keyboard; Gateway has announced a new
NVIDIA has released a new driver today specifically for GeForce GTX 590 but not much information has been revealed. However, we suspect that it might somehow relate to the recent incidents of their flagship cards going up in smoke. NVIDIA has urged their partners to dump their few days old driver CD loaded with
As far as notebooks go, Lenovo’s ThinkPad range is considered the most reliable and hard wearing out there, but far from the best looking notebooks. The ThinkPad Edge tried to change this perception but didn’t really go far enough. Now Lenovo has announced its latest addition to the ThinkPad Edge series, the E420s and
The release of NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 550 Ti prompted several rumours regarding AMD's response. DonanimHaber is now reporting that AMD is all prepared to release a direct competitor – Radeon HD 6790 – later this week, on March 31st.
Crysis. The game that made mainstream rigs come to a cripple back in 2007. Its lush graphics and physics that boast "realism" remains as a visual and performance benchmark for today's games and hardware. We find out if Crysis 2 is worth the bang for the buck for the hardcore gamer in you.
Judge Wood probably checked his calendar to see if what he just heard was an April fools' day joke before calling the claim "beyond absurd". The 13 record companies currently suing peer-to-peer filesharing service Limewire have estimated…
Gamers and Overclockers, you’re in luck as ASUS’s new offering, the Republic of Gamers Rampage III Black edition is here to stay.
Sweclockers has discovered that when using the supposingly press driver for GeForce GTX 590, the card overheats and burns during a 3DMark11 run at a slightly overclocked and overvolted condition. This certainly got NVIDIA scrambling to come up with a new driver revision just a day before launch. More juicy info included.
In this roundup, we are going to test two of TRENDnet's latest Wireless-N routers, the TEW-691GR 450Mbps wireless router and the TEW-673GRU 300Mbps dual-band wireless router.
Another day, another media player shows up in VR-Zone's office, where it sits on my desk awaiting its judgement in the form of a review. And this time, it is A.C. Ryan's Playon!HD2 which will be in the hot seat. How well will it fare when put to the test? We shall see.
Earlier today we attended an MSI launch event in Taipei where the company unveiled its new CX640 notebook alongside second generation Core i platform upgrades two a few other models. One thing that struck us is that MSI has added USB 3.0 connectivity across all of the new and upgraded models which is something that
Plantronics has announced their new limited edition M100i Bluetooth headset which sports a stylish, ultra-slim and lightweight design. It is available now at Apple stores till 18 April.
Yesterday we got to spend some time with three new second generation Core i processor notebooks from Fujitsu at a press event in Taipei, namely the Lifebook LH531, A531 and NH751. We did of course snap a few pictures of the new machines and a model or two just because. So let’s take a closer