Rys over at Beyond3D has not leaked outright, but teased, a blurred architecture diagram of what appears to be Nvidia’s next-gen GPU. Interestingly, the codename is GF100, which is the third codename we have heard following the popular GT300 and the recently revealed Fermi. We are not sure which of them is the most appropriate,
Panasonic Japan announced 6 New Let’s Note notebook series – F8, R8, W8, T8 and the new S8 and N8. Specs are pretty impressive for its streamline design.
Research in Motion (RIM) has introduced the new BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone which would be available in Singapore end of October. It touts itself as the first BlackBerry smartphone to feature dedicated media keys and touch-sensitive trackpad for great ease of use.
Google has added more features to the Google Doc such as an equation editor, superscripts and subscripts and even translation that would be of use for users, especially students.
To say that Nvidia has been tight-lipped over its GT300 would be an understatement – uncharacteristic for a company which hasn’t been able to keep a secret since the phenomenal G80. Following some details we revealed, including the 384-bit memory interface and a P2xxxx target, Fudzilla has scored some more information about the elusive GT300.
Cnet has an article about pizza workers picketing over internet porn at a pizza factory in Naas, Ireland. It appears that 3 workers were fired for looking at an email containing “some material of a pornographic nature”. In a show of support for the dismissed workers, the staff at the pizza plant went on strike
A member of the HardwareCanucks forums, Cowboy, has leaked several pictures of both the 5870 X2 and 5850 X2 over the weekend. The first thing worth pointing out is that the outer shell of the 5870 X2 is different from the demonstrations captured by eNet. More next page.
Intel has finally decided to use something other than the flimsy push-pin vertical heatsink that is available on Intel’s entire CPU line currently. The extreme high end “Gulftown” Core i9 will sport a vertical heatsink design similar to many third-party aftermarket coolers. More next page.
ASUS unveiled the first motherboard in its newly-developed “TUF” (The Ultimate Force) Series, the SABERTOOTH 55i. It is designed around a “Marine Cool” concept, incorporates the Intel P55 chipset fitted with the new CeraM!X heatsink. Ceramics replace traditional anti-oxidant compounds to create a microfin surface texture for enhanced cooling. The board includes the CoolMem! Fan Frame
NETGEAR has announced their new Stora network-attached-storage with remote access that is designed for the home users to share photos with friends and family without the need to upload to online internet websites.
Zalman has officially unveiled the ZM500-ST (500W model) and ZM600-ST (600W model). Both are non-modular and feature dual +12V rails, ultra quiet 120mm fans, all sleeved cables, two-forward switching circuit design, support for dual graphics cards and are 80Plus certified with a maximum efficiency of 80 percent. Targeting the mainstream market, both ZM500-ST and ZM600-ST
In our earlier post, Microsoft has lambasted Google over its “Chrome-in-IE” plan. Google has hit back at Microsoft today, defending its new Chrome Frame plug-in, and says it makes IE more secure, not less. Read the article now on Computerworld and enjoy the mudslinging! “Accessing sites using Google Chrome Frame brings Google Chrome’s security features to
Laptop Magazine has previewed Phoenix’s new Instant Boot BIOS. The Instant Boot BIOS reportedly cuts down POST time to about a second and can boot into Windows 7 in 10 seconds on a Lenovo T400. A video paints a thousand words so folks, read on to see the Instant Boot BIOS in action. Impressive!
You might have heard of Intel’s Light Peak technology, a new high-speed optical cable technology designed to connect your electronic devices to each other. Lightpeak also has the ability to run multiple protocols simultaneously over a single cable. Catchy huh? What has this to do with Apple ? Read on
Barely three days after the official launch of Radeon 5870, Slovenia based EKWB is already working on a new Full Cover Water Block for the new Radeon GPU. According to the website, the water blocks should be available in a fortnight if testing goes well.
Thermaltake has announced a multi-socket support budget CPU cooler, the Contac 29. Measuring 120 x 120 x 25 mm (L x W x H) and weighing 558g, the Contac 29 features Thermaltake’s Direct Contact Technology, allowing 3 U-shaped 8mm diameter heatpipes to “immediately touch the CPU” for efficient heat dissipation. Equipped with a 120 mm PWM
Intel announced that they would be delivering new Pineview processors for Netbooks to PC makers in Q4 2009. The Pineview processors is expected to make the chip faster, smaller and reduce power consumption. This could result in thinner netbook designs with longer and better batter life. Read more..
Announcing the first USB 3.0 external hard drive, Freecom’s XS 3.0 is backwards-compatible and will work with all USB 2.0 enabled computers and notebooks, as well as forthcoming USB 3.0 models.
Following several (often contradictory) rumours about the GT300, some claiming sub-10% yields, Fudzilla have been informed by an unnamed Senior Manager at Nvidia that such rumours are “baseless” and “Our 40nm yields are fine”. What is interesting, though, is that the Senior Manager talks about 40nm in general (which could easily mean the GT21x shrinks),
Chinese website eNet have scored the first clear pictures of ATI’s upcoming dual-Cypress Hemlock card at a demonstration event. Hemlock is rumoured to source two variants, branded as HD 5870 X2 and HD 5850 X2. More pictures next page.