• Australia Embarks on Biggest Ever Infrastructure Venture.

    The Australian government has commenced laying fibre-optic cables in Tasmania as part of an ambitious plan to connect 90% of homes to a high-tech broadband network. The massive project, reportedly worth a whopping USD37 billion, has garnered interests from the US and other countries which have similar plans. This...

  • More ATI Hemlock (5800 X2) pictures appear

    A member of the HardwareCanucks forums, Cowboy, has leaked several pictures of both the 5870 X2 and 5850 X2 over the weekend. The first thing worth pointing out is that the outer shell of the 5870 X2 is different from the demonstrations captured by eNet. More next page.

  • Intel designs a new heatsink for Core i9

    Intel has finally decided to use something other than the flimsy push-pin vertical heatsink that is available on Intel’s entire CPU line currently. The extreme high end “Gulftown” Core i9 will sport a vertical heatsink design similar to many third-party aftermarket coolers. More next page.

  • ASUS Unveils First “The Ultimate Force” (TUF) Series Motherboard – Sabertooth 55i

    ASUS unveiled the first motherboard in its newly-developed “TUF” (The Ultimate Force) Series, the SABERTOOTH 55i.  It is designed around a “Marine Cool” concept, incorporates the Intel P55 chipset fitted with the new CeraM!X heatsink. Ceramics replace traditional anti-oxidant compounds to create a microfin surface texture for enhanced cooling. The...

  • NETGEAR announces Stora NAS in Singapore

    NETGEAR has announced their new Stora network-attached-storage with remote access that is designed for the home users to share photos with friends and family without the need to upload to online internet websites.

  • Zalman launches new PSUs

    Zalman has officially unveiled the ZM500-ST (500W model) and ZM600-ST (600W model). Both are non-modular and feature dual +12V rails, ultra quiet 120mm fans, all sleeved cables, two-forward switching circuit design, support for dual graphics cards and are 80Plus certified with a maximum efficiency of 80 percent. Targeting the...

  • Google Rebuts Microsoft over Chrome Frame security

    In our earlier post, Microsoft has lambasted Google over its “Chrome-in-IE” plan. Google has hit back at Microsoft today, defending its new Chrome Frame plug-in, and says it makes IE more secure, not less. Read the article now on Computerworld and enjoy the mudslinging! “Accessing sites using Google Chrome Frame...

  • Phoenix unveils Instant Boot BIOS

    Laptop Magazine has previewed Phoenix’s new Instant Boot BIOS. The Instant Boot BIOS  reportedly cuts down POST time to about a second and can boot into Windows 7 in 10 seconds on a Lenovo T400. A video paints a thousand words so folks, read on to see the Instant...

  • Apple To Migrate To Light Peak For Single Port Solution ?

    You might have heard of Intel’s Light Peak technology, a new high-speed optical cable technology designed to connect your electronic devices to each other. Lightpeak also has the ability to run multiple protocols simultaneously over a single cable. Catchy huh? What has this to do with Apple ? Read...

  • Water Block for new Radeon 5870 in development

    Barely three days after the official launch of Radeon 5870, Slovenia based EKWB is already working on a new Full Cover Water Block for the new Radeon GPU. According to the website, the water blocks should be available in a fortnight if testing goes well.

  • Thermaltake launches Contac 29 multi-socket Budget CPU cooler for Intel and AMD CPUs

    Thermaltake has announced a multi-socket support budget CPU cooler, the Contac 29. Measuring 120 x 120 x 25 mm (L x W x H) and weighing 558g, the Contac 29 features Thermaltake’s Direct Contact Technology, allowing 3 U-shaped 8mm diameter heatpipes to “immediately touch the CPU” for efficient heat dissipation....

  • Vantec Announces Culoré 66-in-1 Multi-Card Reader

    Vantec has unveiled the Culoré 66-in-1 Multi-Card Reader, a Portable Hi-Speed USB 2.0 66-in-1 External Card Reader/Writer. Measuring just 88 x 60 x 19 mm, the Culoré is compact and can support up to 66 types of memory cards without the need for any adapter. Available in 3 colors (Pink,...

  • Intel Pineview Chips To Replace the Atom for Netbooks in Q4

    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..

  • Freecom Announces First USB 3.0 Hard Drive

    Announcing the first USB 3.0 external hard drive, Freecom’s XS 3.0 is backwards-compatible and will work with all USB 2.0 enabled computers and notebooks, as well as forthcoming USB 3.0 models.

  • AMD vs Nvidia DX11 GPU War Heats Up This Christmas

    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...

  • [Rumour] Nvidia GT300 on track for December launch

    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...

  • ATI Hemlock (Radeon HD 5870 X2) Pictures

    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.

  • Dell unveils new Alienware gaming rigs based on latest Intel Core i7 processor

    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 launches gaming and multimedia laptops equipped with latest Intel Core i7 CPU

    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.

  • Facebook Sued

    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...