Sharkoon introduces the X-Tatic 5.1 headset, the first versatile, multi-use Dolby-certified 5.1 headset: whether a HiFi system, DVD player, PC, Xbox or Playstation, the X-Tatic 5.1 can be connected to all analog and digital audio sources using either the coaxial or optical digital interface together with the cable adaptors included in delivery. The X-Tatic is
We reviewed the recently launched ASUS A8R32 MVP based on the new RD580 chipset just recently. It is a great platform to overclock on, but for extreme overclocking conditions, some simple hardware modifications may help you break that personal-best record of yours…
We reviewed the relatively new NVIDIA 7800GS AGP a short while ago. It is definitely a very overclockable card by just bumping the speeds up using software means. However, seasoned users may want to unlock the overclocking potential of this card further with hard mods to enable more voltage and current for the card. Now,
On March 9, CeBIT, the largest IT-related trade show in the world, will host the KODE5 global launch. Supported by Foxconn, Intel and ATi, the KODE5 launch at CeBIT will see the pros playing pros, as well as the everyday gamers taking each other on for some cool prizes. Hosted by Germany’s largest gaming network,
After being battered by a trio of watercooling kits we are back at getting wet. This time round we find a kit from Cool-Trek, associated with the largest subglacial Lake in Antarctica. Will it cool that very well? Read on!
Prices for SDRAM are expected to rise in the second quarter of this year as current supply cannot satisfy increased demand coming from handset, LCD TV and memory card applications, according to Nicky Lu, CEO and president of SDRAM specialist Etron Technology. Etron is negotiating with its clients to hike contract prices for the second
Power supplies are getting more and more integral for PCs as power consumption of the average PC increases throughout the years. No longer do people just look at a wattage rating to decide on a power supply. The techies look at other factors such as rail ratings, brand names and whether or not the power
Google CEO says he wants to make Google into a company worth 100 billion dollars. He plans to do this from the increase of quality in adverts via Google’s mega large search business. Impressive feat, considering Google is actually less then a decade old. “Schmidt told analysts that 2006 priorities for the Internet search leader
Akihabaranews have some pictures of Buffalo, that’s apparently shockproof. They’ve said you can drop it from 75cm and can still get your previous hard drive working. Clumsy people with butter fingers (like myself) should get one of these.
Akihabaranews just reported on LG’s latest laptop. At only 1.1kg, with the ultra sleek and thin body, this ultra portable notebook has some reasonable specs on it as well. Powered by an Intel Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) 773 (1.3GHz), with 1GB of DDR2 RAMs, 60GB hard drive, and a 12.1″ screen, girls (and some guys,
Matrox, a company that specialize in professional and business display solutions has just released a device that could allow users to expand their displays by adding 3 external monitors from just 1 standard VGA port. This device tricks the system into believing that you have a large 3840x1024pixel monitor connected, and works on just any
Engadget has more insights about Microsoft’s Origami project, revolving around small palm held based devices, running full fledged Windows XP. Apparently, they’ve reported that these devices runs off Windows XP Tablet edition, and looks something like the picture above. We’ve learned a little more about Microsoft’s Origami Project, and as always, we’re here to share.
If you think shelling out tens of thousands for a Vertu phone is ridiculous, try this! In line for the Oscars, Kodak made a few special cameras just for the Best Actress nominees. These special verions of the Kodak Easyshare V570, comes with studded diamonds on the housing of the camera, in the shape of
Anandtech has a review on Asrock’s 939SLI32-eSATA2 based on the ULi M1697 + M1695 chipset. This board is an alternative to NVIDIA’s Nforce 4 SLI X16 chipset, offering dual PCIe X16 slots running full X16 speed in SLi mode. Being a budget product (just under USD$ 100) for such an SLI X16 solution, this board
Together with the introduction of the ATi Xpress 3200, top tier partner Sapphire has just released 2 motherboards based on the Xpress 3200 chipset. The Sapphire PURE Crossfire A9D580 is a stunning white colored board that would provide that additional “visual factor” to your modded case. This board comes with mediocre feature set like 4x
ATi had officially launched their spanking new 2x PCIe x16 Crossfire core logic formally known as RD580. The ATi Xpress 3200 is what ATi calls as the backbone of an Enthusiast PC. This time, they’ve really delivered the goods on time, so great kudos to them. =) By the way, we’ve already posted a review
Engadget has a pretty good coverage of Apple Computer’s “fun new product” launch happened yesterday at Cupertino. Among the launched products are the new Intel based Mac Mini’s running Intel Core Duo at 1.66GHz, or the slower Intel Core Solo at 1.5GHz. Since the introduction of these Intel based Macs, Apple had decided to retire
The upcoming version of Windows – Windows Vista, will be launched in the first week of October. Microsoft’s roadmaps shows that 2 Release Candidate versions (RC0 & RC1) will be released in the week of April of 10th and June 26th. It appears that Microsoft is confident in releasing the final Release to Manufacturing (RTM)
Engadget has news about VoodooPC’s plans to create a HTPC with whopping 8 Terabyte of storage space under it’s hood. Yes, it’s a HTPC we are talking about, and not some large bulking data server: “When we heard that VoodooPC was planning a media PC with 16 drive bays and a maximum capacity of 8
The ATi RD580 chipset promises to deliver faster performance than it’s previous gen RD480 with it’s dual x16 PCI Express lanes, compared to dual x8 lanes that the RD480 is capped at. It will be interesting to see how the ASUS A8R32 MVP on the RD580 chipset will fare against the motherboards running the slightly