Kingston has announced its collaboration with Paramount Digital Entertainment (PDE) to deliver full-length movies on Kingston Flash memory products. These movies will be available to users “as part of a bundle package and for sale”. Paramount has claimed that as more and more movies are watched on portable devices like netbooks and handhelds, it’s only
GELID Tranquillo GELID Solutions has announced the “Tranquillo” CPU Cooler, targeting mainstream users. Measuring 74 x 125 x 153mm and weighing 645g, it comprises of 4 copper heat pipes fused to a copper base and aluminium heatsink. Read more…
MB882SP-1S-2B Icy Dock has unveiled the MB882SP-1S-2B, a user friendly 2.5″ to 3.5″ SATA & SSD HDD converter which allows users to install 2.5” SATA or SSD HDD onto their PC easily. Measuring 145 x 101 x 25mm and weighing 163g, the lightweight plastic converter is able to support transfer speeds of up to 3Gb/sec. Read
We managed to get hold of this pretty interesting casing. On first look, it does resemble some of the common cases, windowed side panel, vents in the front, and a rectangular build. However after trying it out, we’d say that it has more to offer than cases in its category.
According to Digitimes, AMD is making several changes to its CPU schedules, particularly corresponding to the Phenom II line. Phenom II X4 910 and 945 are EOL already. AMD will stop taking orders for a whole raft of CPUs starting Q1 2010. These CPUs will be currently existing steppings of Phenom II X4 925, 965,
Mozilla has announced their Firefox 3.6 BETA, prior to the release of the latest stable version 3.5 in June. The Firefox 3.6 will be a minor upgrade and scheduled to be available by end of the year. You can download the Firefox 3.6 BETA from Mozilla’s website.
Samsung has announced its collaboration with Microsoft to encourage users to use power-efficient PCs – through the use of the new Windows 7 operating system and 40 nanometer (nm) class DDR3 DRAM. Read on for the full story.
NUDT’s Milky Way One China’s National University of Defense Technology has announced the “Milky Way One” supercomputer, the world’s 2nd petaflop supercomputer. Weighing a whopping 155 tons, Milky Way One consists of 103 refrigerator-like cabinets lined up over 1,000 square meters. Read more…
Enermax NAPPA in black Enermax has launched the NAPPA external HDD enclosure series for 2.5” HDD. Measuring 128 x 80 x 14mm, the NAPPA features an inner 1.1mm thick aluminium body encased in 0.8mm thick black or brown PU leather and USB 2.0 for external connectivity. Read more…
Thermaltak Element V Thermaltake has unveiled the Element V tower chassis, adding on to its Element series of gamer-centric performance tower cases. Measuring 532 x 220 x 537mm and weighing 14kg, the Element V features 12 drive bays (five 5.25″, six 3.5″ and one 2.5″), a top-side panel with four USB 2.0, one eSATA and
Remember the mysterious “new” dual-GPU from EVGA/Nvidia? It is here, and there are no surprises. It is a combination of GTX 275 as the “GPU” and a GTS 250 as the PhysX Processor, “PPU”. More next page.
The Lenovo ThinkPad T400s has been raving with a lot of good feedbacks ever since it was launched a couple of months ago. We managed to get one in our test lab (but unfortunately its not the multi-touch version) to see how good it is to fit the busy road warriors.
Arctic RC Pro Swiss based Arctic Cooling has launched the Arctic RC Pro, its latest RAM cooler for both single and double sided DDR2 and DDR3 SDRAM modules. Measuring 126 x 76 x 1.5mm and weighing 74g, the aluminium cooler features long fins extended to 5cm and pre-applied “highly conductive” thermal pads for efficient heat
A forum member on Chinese website PCZilla has leaked some stunning images purpotedly rendered on a Fermi GPU. The images are close enough to photo-realistic and feature raytracing. Lighting and depth of field effects are particularly impressive, as are the facial hair and features. More next page.
AMD’s senior manager of development relations, Richard Huddy, in a talk with Hexus, feels Nvidia is “somewhat abandoning the gaming market”. He did mention the importance of compute applications, and something AMD “put a lot of effort into” as well. However, with recent decisions by Nvidia have proved to be controversial and frustrated both gamers
TSMC’s troubled 40nm process has once again hit yield issues. When RV740 (HD 4770) first released in Q2 2009, availability remained poor due to troubled yields reported to be as low as 20-30%. By July, the 40nm yield had improved to a respectable 60%. Today, the main 40nm products are AMD’s Juniper and Cypress dies.
Yesterday evening, HTC launched their new Andriod-powered Tattoo and also announced their global “Quietly Brilliant” branding campaign. There were two flash mobs in Singapore last weekend to roll out the manufacturer’s first global advertising “YOU” campaign.
With some misinformation on the web for the past few days, MSI today has officially unveiled the Big Bang Trinergy that supports 3-way SLI on Intel P55 Express chipset. This cool board sports other goodness like Creative EAX ADVANCED HD 5.0 support, 100% Hi-c Caps, OC Dashboard, DrMOS and the 1 second overclock utility OC Genie.
Eight years may be an age (or two) in the computer hardware industry, but Nvidia is nevertheless presenting a product that will be available in 2017. Inpai have leaked a slide presented by Bill Dally, chief scientist, Nvidia that talks of a GPU + CPU combination, from Nvidia. More details next page.
It is official, Nintendo had announced DSi LL, a new variation of the popular handheld, this time with a slight twist. The newer version will have these features over the predecessors which includes a bigger screen, longer battery life and many more. Launch date and price announced as well. Read on to find out more