• Suggested Radeon HD 5770 and HD 5750 System Requirements

    We told you about Juniper cards earlier and now let’s check out their system requirements. Looks pretty similiar to Radeon HD 4770 except you need at least a 600W for Crossfire. PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard 450 Watt or greater...

  • SingTel first in Asia to launch INQ Mini 3G social networking mobile phone

    Today, SingTel and INQ Mobile held a media event announcing the launch of the new INQ Mini 3G social mobile phone, which is only exclusively to SingTel mobile customers. Mediacorp actress, Jessica Liew, was also at the event and talked about her experience with using the INQ Mini 3G...

  • [Rumour] ATI Radeon HD 5870 architecture diagram exposed

    Chiphell, who were dubiously credited with leaking the first Cypress pictures are back at it again – this time leaking the architecture diagram for the Cypress GPU. Interestingly, Chiphell is teasing a review soon. The rather blurred image, at first glance, looks just like the RV770 – with two...

  • IBM is switching from Microsoft Office to Lotus Symphony

    German daily Handelsblatt has reported that IBM is migrating employees of the firm from MS Office Suite to IBM’s very own Lotus Symphony (based on Open Office). Approval would have to be sought from management if the employee wants to have MS office installed at their workstations. Well, he...

  • Thermaltake Launches SpinQ VT CPU Cooler

    Thermaltake has unveiled the next generation of their award-winning SpinQ processor cooler, the Thermaltake SpinQ VT. Measuring 120.1mm x 159mm and weighing 495g, the SpinQ VT has 3 6mm diameter heatpipes and 50 spiral aluminum fins fused to a mirror finished copper base for efficient heat dissipation. An embedded...

  • MSI Wind 12 U200 ultraportable notebook PC

    MSI’s latest ultraportable notebook PC comes in the form of Wind 12 U200 which was showcased earlier at IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany. The Wind 12 U200 features a 12.1-inch frameless LED display, and weighs only 1.3 kg with battery.

  • Altec Lansing launches 2 USB-powered speakers for mobile users

    Altec Lansing has recently announced the launch of two USB-powered speakers, BXR1220 and BXR1221 (2.1 speaker system), designed for the mobile users. Both speakers promise superb audio quality, affordable price tags and best of all, you no longer need to pack in the AC adapter to power the speakers.

  • EA Dante’s Inferno PR campaign incurs wrath of gamers

    Seems to me the current financial tsunami is undoubtedly taking a heavy toll on the gaming industry. Research group NPD Sales had reported that video game equipment and software in the United States fell 16 percent in August  to $908.7 million, the sixth consecutive monthly decline. In a bid...

  • ATI Eyefinity – Left 4 Dead on a 175-inch Screen

    AMD have featured their latest branding of VISION some time ago and now, they have in store Eyefinity. A demonstration was done to showcase the prowess of AMD’s Multi display technology.

  • $135,000 Goldmund Eidos Reference Blue Blu-Ray player

    $135,000 (USD) for a Blu-ray player? Only the filthy rich need apply! News via

  • Most teens admit to seeing internet pornography “accidentally”

    An interesting news article from Australia’s Herald Sun. A recent survey, conducted by the Edith Cowan University and commissioned by the Australian Federal Government, found that most 16 to 17 year old boys and girls had viewed online pornography. However, the teens had claimed they had stumbled upon the...

  • Apple released codes for Grand Central Dispatch

    Grand Central Dispatch (GCD) is a feature within Apple’s latest Mac OS, Snow leopard, which allows software developers to write applications to take advantage of multicore processors. And Apple has decided to make the codes for GCD open source.

  • ATI Radeon HD 5870 PCB pictures

    CzechGamer.com has leaked two naked pictures of the upcoming HD 5870. The picture quality isn’t very good, but it is our first look at the Cypress die. Let the images speak for themselves. It is interesting to note that this edition features 2×6 pin PCI-e power connectors, whereas a...

  • Juniper XT is Radeon HD 5770 and Juniper LE is HD 5750

    While all eyes are on the Radeon HD 5800 “Cypress” series, there is another series quietly brewing beneath AMD which NVIDIA should be really afraid of.  It is targeted at the mainstream market which is no doubt the most important segment for both camps. Juniper XT and LE will be officially...

  • Adobe Flash Gets Accelerated on Zii Chips

      ZiiLABS is collaborating with Adobe as part of the Open Screen Project to optimize and enable Adobe® Flash® Player. It enable users to experience uncompromised Web browsing, full H.264 HD video playback and rich Flash technology based content on any platform based on its ZMS media-rich applications processors and...

  • SA pigeon ‘faster than broadband’

    BBC news has an article on the ADSL speed of South Africa’s biggest broadband provider.  It may sound kind of ridiculous to use a pigeon carrying a 4Gb memory stick as a comparison to the broadband speed but nevertheless, an interesting read. “Broadband promised to unite the world with...

  • GlacialTech F101 PWM Cooler Honored to be Intel’s official partner in Lynnfield Launch

    GlacialTech has been appointed as Intel’s official partner in a press conference to announce the Intel P55 chipset and LGA 1156 Core i5 and i7 processors in Beijing. The event will showcase GlacialTech’s recently announced flagship F101 PWM CPU Cooler for the LGA 1156 Core i5 and i7 processors.

  • [Rumour] ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series Round-up

    Following AMD’s press events this week, a flurry of information has leaked on to the internet. However, there are no confirmations as AMD have been adamant on getting everyone in attendance at these events to sign NDAs. This article will attempt to summarize the entire range of rumours/specifications for...

  • Motorola announces CLIQ Android phone

    Motorola has recently announced their first Android powered phone, called Motorola CLIQ, which comes with the company’s proprietary MOTOBLUR solution. The MOTOBLUR allows you to sync contacts, posts, messages, photos and content easily.

  • AMD Goes VISION

    What is AMD VISION ? While we might have seen a few rebrandings by Intel itself, AMD adopts a strategy and brands it – VISION. Read on to find the right VISION for you