After months of speculation, ATI’s HD 5800 series is finally upon us. Leading to the build-up, nearly all details have been leaked, so there are no major surprises. The NDA deadline has now passed, and several reviews are now available around the internet. More details next page.
Discovered by a French site, Sega’s public relations FTP site recently have an interesting addition: Meeting minutes from on August 5 meeting between Sega and Sony Computer Entertainment America.
Geekstuff4u.com has a really cool looking ninja kunai memory drive for sale online. Measuring 107 mm(W) x 21 mm(D) X 13.5 mm(H), it features a 2Gb storage capacity and retails for ¥ 11,500.00 (SGD$178.25 equivalent). Certainly nice to own 1 but $178.25 for 2Gb of storage space is kind of outrageous… News via
Insidehw has reviewed and compiled a list of free Windows applications for use in our everyday lives. Some of the recommended freewares (e.g. Firefox, Thunderbird, Winamp) are no strangers to us so folks, read on to find out more!
Digital Trends has posted an article on “10 of the coolest science and tech destinations in the world” for geeks. Some of the recommended destinations in the list include Akihabara District in Japan, the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Silicon Valley, CA, Chernobyl Exclusion Zone etc. My personal favorite is the Akihabara District, home to the
Bloomberg has an article on the almost silent Nissan Leaf all-electric vehicle. A major concern is the vehicle’s almost zero noise operation as it may be potentially dangerous to pedestrians, children and the elderly on the streets. To address the concern, Nissan shall be equipping the Leaf with a noise generator. Read more…
Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO) have announced a new specification – mSATA (you can call it mini-SATA) interface, targeted towards Small Form Factors
Looks like AMD is going all out in the War of Cores, while everyone might be worried about the platform compatibility. No worries – it is backward compatible with AM3 and AM2+ boards
This latest Sony Ericsson MH907 headphones incorporates motion controls that allow users to start/stop playing their favorite songs, and answer/end phone calls without having to press the button on a remote control.
Taiwanese manufacturer MSI is known for its mainboards, graphics cards and laptop products. But it seems the maker is also getting into the portable media player (PMP) market. According to sources, the 3-inch MT-V6456 PMP has been spotted in China, though we couldn’t find the news release for it. However, there is a release for
Ever wanted to realize your dream of personal flight? Martin Aircraft Company Limited is auctioning off the opportunity to be the first person outside the “Martin Jetpack” development team to “be a Jetpack test pilot.” With a start bid price of USD$30,000 for six flights on the jetpack on eBay, anyone (with the cash, of course)
Volvo has just confirmed what we have always believed in for years – video games are great! Head over here to find out how Volvo IT has managed to develop a computer game to teach principles of lean production in manufacturing and assembly to more than 90,000 Volvo employees all over the world.
Thomas over at Tom’s Hardware had reviewed 2 home-theaters PC (HTPC) cases, namely the Lian-Li PC-V351 and nMedia PC HTPC 8000. Read on to find out what he has to say about them here! “Most Tom’s Hardware readers are technology-savvy enough to appreciate the concept of a home-theater PC (HTPC), but many of us still
Kingston’s latest solid state drive, the SSDNow V+, packs in Samsung’s newest SSD controller and a generous amount of cache. Can this new entrant outshine established players?
Japanese website Hermitage akihabara have scored front 3/4th view pictures of Sapphire’s Radeon HD 5850 and 5870 in good quality. Both the HD 5800 series cards are virtually identical from the outside – except for length. The HD 5850 ends up shorter – around 9.5″/24cm, around HD 4870/90 length; the HD 5870 is longer, at
Some dude has managed to create an exact replica of the AER9, a military-grade Laser Rifle used by the Brotherhood of Steel in Fallout 3, with pictures on Flickr charting the progress of the DIY project. Fans of Fallout 3, click here to find out more!
Have you seen his floppy drive? This guy is pretty upset someone has stolen his beloved floppy drive and it seems he has been looking high and low for it…So folks, if you do see it, return it to him for a reward!
OCZ today unveiled the Z-Drive, a PCIe based bootable SSD for high performance and reliability enterprise solutions. With 8 PCI-E lanes and an internal four-way RAID 0 configuration, the Z-Drive is available in MLC and SLC models referred to consecutively as p84 and e84 in 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB capacities.
ASUS has recently announced two new products – the HP-100U headphone set and the AiGuru SV1T Skype certified touchscreen videophone. Check out the releases for these products.
ARCTIC COOLING has unveiled the ARCTIC F case fans. Available in 3 sizes (F8 – 80mm, F9 – 92mm and F12 – 120mm), these fans are equipped with 9 blades for higher airflow. Their unique “ninja knife” impeller design reduces noise level and significantly improves laminar airflow. Compared with standard 7 blades fan design, the