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
Researchers Suresh Garimella and Tannaz Harirchia at Purdue University reportedly have “developed and tested new mathematical formulas concerning the properties of boiling liquids in “micro-channels.”” Representing a breakthrough in micro-channel cooling technology, this may totally change how cooling systems are designed in everything from computers to electric and hybrid cars. If micro-channel cooling technology does take off,
OCZ expanded their lineup of DDR3 to include certified OCZ Black Edition 4GB kits for compatibility with AMD Phenom II processors. Featuring the AMD OverDrive™ (AOD) feature, users can select the remote stored profiles when used with 790FX / 790GX motherboards. They will be available as DDR3 PC3-12800 4GB kits operating at 1.65V.
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
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
Wired has an article on a Wyoming bank suing Google over its bank employee’s mistake. The employee had mistakenly sent an email containing sensitive information on 1,325 individual and business customers to the wrong Gmail account. The information included names, addresses, tax identification or Social Security numbers and loan information. So folks, remember to check
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
While the enthusiasts are getting crazy over the Radeon HD 5870 and Radeon HD 5850 cards, AMD keeps up the hype by showcasing us a machine fitted with a Hemlock graphics card. Due to launch later this year in Nov-Dec, a Hemlock card has two “Cypress” ASICs on it and it is priced below US$500. The point of this showcase
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.
Canon Singapore unveiled their latest digital imaging products at Capella in Sentosa this afternoon including the LEGRIA HF S11 video camcorder, touchscreen IXUS 200 IS, features-full PowerShot S90 digital camera, and the professional EOS 7D digital SLR cameras.
Intel has finally demonstrated its much talked about, but little seen discrete GPU, Larrabee at IDF 2009. Interestingly, the demo ran a ray-traced version of Quake Wars with a Gulftown 6-core CPU. CNET have uploaded a video of the same. An older stepping was used, but sadly not much more information is available. Larrabee is