Intel announced that they would be delivering new Pineview processors for Netbooks to PC makers in Q4 2009. The Pineview processors is expected to make the chip faster, smaller and reduce power consumption. This could result in thinner netbook designs with longer and better batter life. Read more..
VR-Zone has put together a list of all the upcoming graphics cards that are going to be released by the AMD and NVIDIA in the next few months. Following the launch of the ATI Radeon HD 5800 series (Cypress) on 23rd September, AMD is planning for the next important launch in mid October, the Radeon HD 5700
Following several (often contradictory) rumours about the GT300, some claiming sub-10% yields, Fudzilla have been informed by an unnamed Senior Manager at Nvidia that such rumours are “baseless” and “Our 40nm yields are fine”. What is interesting, though, is that the Senior Manager talks about 40nm in general (which could easily mean the GT21x shrinks),
Chinese website eNet have scored the first clear pictures of ATI’s upcoming dual-Cypress Hemlock card at a demonstration event. Hemlock is rumoured to source two variants, branded as HD 5870 X2 and HD 5850 X2. More pictures next page.
Today, Dell introduced Alienware latest gaming rigs in Singapore – the Alienware M15x laptop, Area-51 and Area-51 ALX desktop PCs – which are using the new Intel Core i7 processors that promise amazing gaming performance. Read on for the press release and the local pricing.
ASUS has recently announced their latest gaming and multimedia notebook PCs that boast superb 3D visual and system performance with the new Intel Core i7 processors. Both the ASUS G60J and M60J feature 16-inch high definition display and up to 4GB DDR3 SDRAM.
WhoGlue Inc., a small Baltimore tech company founded in 2000, is suing Facebook for infringing on a key patent it holds on “facilitating communications between user members of an online network.” If WhoGlue gets its way, the patent infringement case may potentially hurt the online social networking giant’s business but most importantly, similar social networking
Google has raised the ire of Microsoft by releasing Chrome Frame, an open source plug-in which allows people to run Google Wave from within all versions of Internet Explorer. For those who do not know, Google Chrome Frame is a plug-in for Internet Explorer that lets people use Chrome from within Microsoft’s web browser. This allows
The Japanese version Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Edition operating system will include an original wallpaper and an event sound set based on a character named Nanami Madobe and is voiced by actress Mizuki Nana.
Microsoft has released another Windows 7 video which has four party planners talking about how the upcoming OS can help to plan your party with sample videos and notes that you can print out, the activities you can have like showing your holiday photos etc, but before that you would need to install Windows 7 first (obviously). The
Razer has revamped DeathAdder with a 3.5G 3500dpi infrared sensor and tangle-free braided cable. COST: US: $59.99, Europe: €59.99. AVAILABILITY: Razerzone.com – 24 September and In Stores – Late September
Today, Wacom announced their new Bamboo tablets which claim to be the first to merge multi-touch with their pen tablet technology. The Wacom Bamboo, Bamboo Fun, Bamboo Pen and Bamboo Touch made up the 2nd generation Bamboo family.
Kingston has announced it is increasing read and write speeds on its DataTraveler 410 USB Flash drive to 20MB/sec. Measuring 65.76mm x 17.98mm x 10.7mm, the DataTraveler 410 is available in 4Gb, 8Gb, 16Gb, 32Gb capacities. Boosting increased new data transfer rates of up to 20MB/sec. read and 20MB/sec. write, storing and moving large files
Atlona Technologies has launched the AT-DP200, a DVI to Mini DisplayPort converter, allowing use of the new Mini-DisplayPort monitors (e.g. Apple 24’’ Cinema Displays) on Apple systems purchased before 2009 or standard DVI video cards used on PCs. The adaptor is able to convert the signals from the DVI graphic card to the Mini DisplayPort monitors
Samsung has one up in the Netbook race with the launch of the Samsung netbook N140 which promises 11 hours of battery life. Samsung netbook N140 is powered by a one 6-cell battery and weighs only 1.27kg. It will have a 10.1″ LED display, integrated 3 Watt stereo speakers and SRS effects to provide rich
Following closely on the heels of the 5800 series are the more affordable HD 5700 products. In the recent past, ATI have used four variants – Extreme dual-GPU (x800 X2), Performance (x800), Mainstream (x600) and Entry Level (x500/x300). That caused a problem with the 4800 series – there was a large void between the $80
Shane Baxtor of Tweaktown likes AMD GPU launches for one reason – Nvidia comes up with several questions about AMD’s products on launch. This time, Mr. Baxtor forwarded the same questions to Chris Hook, AMD Global Communications. Nvidia questions the relevance of DX11 and lack of titles that use Havok physics – questions that consumers
Business week has released their 9th annual list of the “100 Best Global Brands”. Not surprised to see technology juggernauts IBM, Microsoft, Nokia, Google and Intel taking up more than half the slots in the top 10 list…again. Read more…
Arctic Cooling has unveiled their 1st notebook cooler, the Artic NC. Measuring 278 (L) x 95.8 (W) x 31 (H) mm and weighing a mere 250g, the Artic NC features 2 PWM controlled 60 mm fans running between 800 to 1,700 RPM depending on the heat load. This stylish notebook cooler supports all 12” to
Google has launched Sidewiki, a new feature within their Google toolbar, which allows users to read and publish helpful information on webpages they visit. Best of all, you can also share the Sidewiki entries on Blogger, Facebook, Twitter and Google profiles too.