Intel today announced design completion of its first mobile WiMAX baseband chip. Combined with the company’s previously announced single-chip, multi-band WiMAX/Wi-Fi radio, the pair creates a complete chipset called the Intel® WiMAX Connection 2300. This development marks another major step in Intel’s efforts to deliver an “always best connected” mobile Internet experience for future laptops
The Internet Industry Association of Singapore (IIAS) has launched today an online child safety portal for Singaporeans to provide guidance and information for children using the Internet safely. The objective of this portal is to educate Children, Parents, Teachers and Carers on the potential threats that children can be exposed to on the world-wide-web. Some
OCZ, a company known for Enthusiast range of Memory and Power Supplies, dips into the graphics cards market. Pretty unexpected, and there are some more interesting stuff they have in store, announced during OCZ’s APAC Summit 2006.
OCZ, a company known for Enthusiast range of Memory and Power Supplies, dips into the graphics cards market. Pretty unexpected, and there are some more interesting stuff they have in store, such as a Silver Pinned Waterblock…
Right after two days of experiencing nVIDIA graphics at the NVIDIA Reality Tour (link), the gamers were getting into the mood for more. Pretty graphics? An opportunity for a PC showcase? Getting together for a good fragout? The gamers wanted all that and more, not for a transient moment, but for a full blown 3D2N
Gigabyte’s Non-reference 680i SLI Motherboard is soon to launch. Here’s a first look!
It was found that the GTL Reference Voltage, derived from CPU VTT/FSB Voltage, on the 680i SLI Motherboard, needed a little boost for better FSB overclocks on Kentsfield Processors. About a 0.03v-0.05v boost should yield better FSB overclocks on a Kentsfield Processor. Current boards do not have this implementation, but newer boards should be tuned
How long have the enthusiasts been waiting for a ATi RD600 Motherboard? At least close to 6 months now. But this thirst will be quenched nefore the end of this year. We take a first look at the DFI RD600 Motherboard that will be launched before the year ends and DFI’s 680i SLI Motherboard, soon
Today, Nvidia Corporation, the world’s leading graphics technology company held their last stop of the Nvidia Reality Tour at Funan Digitalife Mall, Singapore. VR-Zone brings you some exclusive feeds and updates on the exciting event itself!
Led by Raffles Junior College student, Samuel Tan, Team Zenith, a diverse team of gamers of different ages and experiences, emerged as the unbeaten champions in Defense of the Ancients (DOTA) All-Stars games from more than 400 gamers through the 2006 Spring, Summer and Autumn CAPL seasons. This stellar showing convinced AMD and HP to
In response to the news that Intel has started making prototypes of 45nm Penryn processors, motherboard makers said they expect CPU wars to enter a new level with dual-core processors operating at frequencies of 3GHz and higher in 2007. Two days ago, Reuters cited Mark Bohr, director of process architecture and integration at Intel’s technology
Futuremark Corporation today released free updates to its 3DMark06, 3DMark05 and PCMark05 benchmark suites. Downloadable patches update 3DMark06 to version 1.1.0 and PCMark05 to version 1.2.0. A downloadable full installer updates 3DMark05 to version 1.3.0. Only scores obtained via these new versions, using approved drivers, will be used in official statistics, comparisons and services provided
Marvell introduced a new generation of application processors designed for feature handsets, smartphones, GPS navigation systems, wireless handhelds and other consumer electronic devices. The Marvell® PXA3xx family of application processors (internally named Monahans) based on third generation of Intel® XScale technology was designed for cost efficiency by offering a broad roadmap that is architecturally consistent
Hannspree Inc, a leading manufacturer of fashionable and innovative LCD TVs announced today that it has appointed AsiaPac Distribution Pte Ltd as its official distributor in Singapore. AsiaPac Distribution Pte Ltd is a leading distributor of notebook, networking and IT products and services and is fully owned by EC-Asia International Limited (ECI) ECI, headquartered in
Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend) is a leading manufacturer of Flash Memory products. It is therefore with great pride that we are able to announce that all our JetFlash series of USB Flash Drives (both Hi-Speed and V Series) completely work with Windows Vista. In addition, many of our Hi-Speed USB 2.0 JetFlash models are enhanced
On the 26th November 2006, abit sponsored it’s third Overclocking Competition in Singapore. After a 6 month break from our previous Overclocking Competition, have the gears gone rusty? Will the previoous winners get to the finishing line first again?
On the 24th November, Kingston organized the Kawaii Kingston Children Gaming Day, in collaboration with the Salvation Army and VR-Zone, supported by Razer. It was a fun-filled and memorable day for many of us, including the children.
Today, BIOSTAR launches its new tool called V-Ranger for optimizing the best voltage, frequency and temperature values of each individual card. V-Ranger stands for Voltage Ranger, which is the first VGA based dynamic voltage regulation in the world. V-Ranger makes the concept of “power-on-demand” a reality. A powerful tool that can dynamically control the voltage
Separate reports from research firms IDC and Gartner point to a more robust market for servers in the third quarter of 2006. This renewed corporate interest in servers reflects the growing popularity of blades and demand for high-end hardware, according to the reports. Overall, server revenue climbed 9.1 percent from a year ago and reached
Core Gaming Gear, better known as Corepad®, the manufacturer and distributor of PC gaming accessories, announced today the release of the FeminaPad, premium cloth mouse pads. The FeminaPad will be available in one size: 1. FeminaPad 325 x 290 x 4.7mm / 12.80 x 11.42 x 0.19 in. The FeminaPad will be available in week