It seems like the WiFi-related woes of most Linux users have finally been addressed with Broadcom’s latest move. Apparently, the company has announced in a mailing list that an open-source driver will be provided to support some of its WiFi chipsets found in many OEM PCs and notebooks. Read on to find out more.
Following a quiet mid-week, Napoleon of Chiphell is back with more pictures of AMD’s upcoming Radeon HD 6000 series cards. This time it is the turn of Barts – rumoured to be the successor to Radeon HD 5700 series. Please bear in mind that this is only an engineering sample, and the final board could
When iMovie for the iPhone was released, it brought HD video editing to the smartphone, a platform not usually known for its processing power. Today, Apple has released an update for iMovie which is sure to delight smartphone video fans – the ability to split video clips during the editing process.
Swedish company Fractal Design has released the Define XL mid-tower PC case, targeting gamers and enthusiasts.
Cooler Master is further expanding its HAF series of chassis, first introduced in 2008, with another mid-tower case, the HAF 912.
For their outstanding value proposition comprising superior design quality, innovation, workmanship, material selection, functionality, environmental friendliness, ergonomics and safety, six ASUS products — the NX, N and G (G53 and G73) Series notebooks, Eee PC™ 1016, EeeNote and RT-N56U Black Diamond gigabit router — have snagged iF Design Award China 2010 awards. Read on for
Super Talent Technology has announced they are now shipping their new USB 3.0 Express RAM Cache drive. Available in 32GB (ST3U32ERS) and 64GB (ST3U64ERS) capacities, these new drives implement a DRAM caching system to boost small block random performance by up to 300%.
Today, Nikon has announced three new additions to their line of COOLPIX cameras, namely the S8100, S80 and P7000. However, no pricing or availability dates for Singapore is released yet. But we’ll keep you in the loop. Meanwhile, read on for the news releases.
After years of trailing behind the competition, Taiwan-based VIA Technologies has finally announced its plans to roll out dual-core and quad-core variants of its VIA Nano processors. Will this move serve as the push needed to help VIA regain its competitiveness in the PC processor market dominated by Intel and AMD? Read on to find
For those of you who are using an iPhone, you may be interested in these iPhone apps – fotopedia Heritage, Spider Man: Total Mayhem, EpicWin, etc . Oh, did we mention they are new on the App store?
Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC) are getting popular these days as they are designed for users who want the form factor of compact cameras, with performance that is as good as the digital SLRs. The NEX-5 is Sony’s first mirrorless interchangable-lens camera in the Alpha series lineup and VR-Zone has the chance to get one
Swiftech, founding father of the liquid cooling industry for personal computers, has unveiled the new H20 – 220 & H20 – 320 Edge “all-in-one” liquid cooling kits, targeting hardcore overclockers. Both cooling kits feature the Apogee™ XTL water-block, a MCR-X20 Drive (Rev2) radiator with two (H20-220)/ three (H20-320) 120mm fans, and a built-in PWM motherboard-controlled
Pictures of Cayman and Caicos engineering samples have leaked at Chiphell. The first leak is of Cayman XT – which some rumours suggest will be branded as Radeon HD 6870. At first glance, the Cayman XT sample looks very similar to the reference Radeon HD 5870 with red streaks on the side. The card features
Samsung Korea has recently unveiled their new QX series premium laptops which come in three models: 13.3-inch QX310; 14-inch QX410 and 15.6-inch QX510. Powered by Intel Core i5 processors, the QX series laptops promise good looks, superior performance and long battery life for the mobile professionals.
NVIDIA released its GF104 part, the GTX 460 largely as a measure to regain market share than produce high profit margins. The aggressive pricing of the GTX 460 raised the eyebrows of enthusiasts, while consumers received exceptional value for money. Unfortunately, the GeForce GTX 460 hasn’t been as much of a hit as expected, with
Chinese website IT168 has leaked slides from the release presentation of NVIDIA’s upcoming GeForce GTS 450. While there are no major surprises, the slides confirm several rumours. The reference design of the GeForce GTS 450′s body is identical to the reference GTX 460. It features 4 SM or PolyMorph Engines with 48 SP or CUDA
Alongside the newly announced GeForce 400M cards, Nvidia has quietly listed a new desktop card – the Geforce GT 420. However, this is an OEM card and will not be available in retail. The GT 420 features 48 SP – same as the GT 220, but lesser than the GT 320′s 72 SP. However, it
NVIDIA has unveiled seven mobile GPU parts today, most of them listed in the 259.47 driver leak. The cards released are two GTX 400M performance products – GTX 470M and GTX 460M, and no less than five GT 400M mainstream products – GT 445M, GT 435M, GT 425M, GT 420M and GT 415M. However, these
VR-Zone.com is here to maximise your spending power! We bring you coverage of COMEX 2010, held at Suntec Singapore from 2 to 5 September 2010. This year’s exhibition is the largest in COMEX history – taking up all accessible levels, including ballrooms. Hang around as we work to give you more goodies and more information!
In a conversation with an AMD employee, Polish website PCLab claim to have scored several vital details regarding AMD’s much anticipated Radeon HD 6000 family. Most importantly, AMD is planning to release entry level / mainstream cards first, with the performance / enthusiast cards coming last, which is contrary to the regular trend. PCLab also