SanDisk has introduced a new line of high-end compactflash cards, the SanDisk Extreme Pro, designed for the professional photographers. It features the manufacturer’s proprietary new Power Core Controller which provides fast read and write speeds of up to 90MB/sec. Check out the news release for the Extreme Pro.
DFI launches the DFI LANParty BI 785G-M35, adding on to its Blood Iron (BI) series of motherboards. Based on the AMD 785 chipset, the motherboard comes equipped with an onboard graphics solution, the ATI Radeon HD 4200. The motherboard incorporates DFI LANParty’s unique “ABS II” CPU Auto Upgrade Technology, allowing users to enjoy high performance
In preparation for IDF (Intel Developer’s Forum) in late-September, Intel has commenced production of its 32nm Westmere (Nehalem die shrink) CPUs. The Westmere line consists of Clarksdale and Arrandale – both dual core CPUs with an IGP on-package, for the desktop and notebook markets, respectively. Arrandale will be released in Q4 2009, branded as Core
A Bulgarian poster at HardwareBG.com, acdc, has leaked several pictures of the upcoming Radeon HD 5870 in glorious high definition detail. (56k alert) Pictures linked next page.
A flurry of Cypress images have leaked today on the web. But here are some big ones – all originating from Chiphell and gathering.tweakers.net. Leaked is an entire array of performance charts, comparing a 5870 vs. GTX 295, 5850 vs. GTX 285, etc. Links to images next page.
It is LG’s turn to unveil its first Android powered phone – LG-GW620. Pretty cool looking and features a slide-out keypad, giving consumers an option for a faster typing experience.
Asus’s Eee keyboard is finally getting a launch date – October 09 in North America and Europe. On configurations will it be available, lets read on
We told you about Juniper cards earlier and now let’s check out their system requirements. Looks pretty similiar to Radeon HD 4770 except you need at least a 600W for Crossfire. PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard 450 Watt or greater power supply with one 75W 6-pin
Today, SingTel and INQ Mobile held a media event announcing the launch of the new INQ Mini 3G social mobile phone, which is only exclusively to SingTel mobile customers. Mediacorp actress, Jessica Liew, was also at the event and talked about her experience with using the INQ Mini 3G phone.
Chiphell, who were dubiously credited with leaking the first Cypress pictures are back at it again – this time leaking the architecture diagram for the Cypress GPU. Interestingly, Chiphell is teasing a review soon. The rather blurred image, at first glance, looks just like the RV770 – with two chunks of the main processing units
German daily Handelsblatt has reported that IBM is migrating employees of the firm from MS Office Suite to IBM’s very own Lotus Symphony (based on Open Office). Approval would have to be sought from management if the employee wants to have MS office installed at their workstations. Well, he better has a convincing reason for
Thermaltake has unveiled the next generation of their award-winning SpinQ processor cooler, the Thermaltake SpinQ VT. Measuring 120.1mm x 159mm and weighing 495g, the SpinQ VT has 3 6mm diameter heatpipes and 50 spiral aluminum fins fused to a mirror finished copper base for efficient heat dissipation. An embedded 80mm fan running at user adjusted
Altec Lansing has recently announced the launch of two USB-powered speakers, BXR1220 and BXR1221 (2.1 speaker system), designed for the mobile users. Both speakers promise superb audio quality, affordable price tags and best of all, you no longer need to pack in the AC adapter to power the speakers.
Seems to me the current financial tsunami is undoubtedly taking a heavy toll on the gaming industry. Research group NPD Sales had reported that video game equipment and software in the United States fell 16 percent in August to $908.7 million, the sixth consecutive monthly decline. In a bid to boost publicity and sales for
An interesting news article from Australia’s Herald Sun. A recent survey, conducted by the Edith Cowan University and commissioned by the Australian Federal Government, found that most 16 to 17 year old boys and girls had viewed online pornography. However, the teens had claimed they had stumbled upon the pornographic sites accidentally. “MOST 16 to
Grand Central Dispatch (GCD) is a feature within Apple’s latest Mac OS, Snow leopard, which allows software developers to write applications to take advantage of multicore processors. And Apple has decided to make the codes for GCD open source.
CzechGamer.com has leaked two naked pictures of the upcoming HD 5870. The picture quality isn’t very good, but it is our first look at the Cypress die. Let the images speak for themselves. It is interesting to note that this edition features 2×6 pin PCI-e power connectors, whereas a previous picture suggests 1×6 and 1×8
While all eyes are on the Radeon HD 5800 “Cypress” series, there is another series quietly brewing beneath AMD which NVIDIA should be really afraid of. It is targeted at the mainstream market which is no doubt the most important segment for both camps. Juniper XT and LE will be officially named Radeon HD 5770 and Radeon
ZiiLABS is collaborating with Adobe as part of the Open Screen Project to optimize and enable Adobe® Flash® Player. It enable users to experience uncompromised Web browsing, full H.264 HD video playback and rich Flash technology based content on any platform based on its ZMS media-rich applications processors and recently announced handheld Zii EGG StemCell
BBC news has an article on the ADSL speed of South Africa’s biggest broadband provider. It may sound kind of ridiculous to use a pigeon carrying a 4Gb memory stick as a comparison to the broadband speed but nevertheless, an interesting read. “Broadband promised to unite the world with super-fast data delivery – but in