Online News August 13, 2011

  • [Anandtech.com] T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide Review – Photographers Wanted

    When T-Mobile launched the G2, I was super psyched. It was an HTC-designed slider, ran the stock Android UI, and happened to be one of the first phones running Qualcomm’s 2nd-generation Snapdragon (S2) chips. I was so psyched that I ended up buying one, three days before launch (thank you…
  • [Legitreviews.com] SilverStone Precision PS06 PC Case Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1674/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1674/1/)SilverStone wanted to push the thermal performance envelop of their popular Precision case series to next level, so they took their award-winning 180mm Air Penetrator fan (AP181) and put it…
  • [Guru3d.com] Patriot WildFire 120GB SSD review

    We look at an offering from Patriot memory they added two new SATA 3 SATA 3 6Gs SSDs in their WildFire lineup the WildFire in 120GB & 240GB capacities 480GB coming as well All SATA 3 of course. Both drives come with that already famous SandForce SF-2281 controller to deliver at up to 550 MBps read…
  • [Anandtech.com] Google Bringing Games to Google+

    It was inevitable. Like Facebook before it, Google+ will have games.

    The online search leader recently announced (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/08/games-in-google-fun-that-fits-your.html) their plans to “gradually roll out” gaming on their social network, which launched in…

  • [Overclock3D.net] Corsair H100 Review

    With an ever expanding range of products its time for the range topping H100 cooler to go through the OC3D torture tests.

    More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cases_cooling/corsair_h100_review/1)

  • [Bit-tech.net] Happy 30th Birthday, PC

    IBM spawned the personal computing revolution 30 years ago when it released the very first PCImage: http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/bit-tech/hardware/~4/u9-a-uAPoNg

    More… (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bit-tech/hardware/~3/u9-a-uAPoNg/1)

  • [Expreview.com] AMD Rolls Out Its First OpenGL 4.2-supported Driver

    After the introduction of OpenGL 4.2,NVIDIA immediately rolls out the supported driver.While recently AMD also brings its previewed one. The driver is called AMD Catalyst Preview Driver OpenGL 4.2 Beta,which provides the full support for Radeon HD 2000 series,the subsequent discrete graphics…
  • [Expreview.com] Mad Catz Shipping Of Cyborg R.A.T. Albino 6400 DPI Gaming Mouse

    Recently gaming peripheral manufacturer Mad Catz announced the shipping of the Cyborg R.A.T. Albino Gaming Mouse,which is compatible with both PC and Mac. The mouse comes complete with an enhanced 6400DPI sensor,improved tracking capabilities and a matt Albino white finish. “Our range of Cyborg…
  • [Anandtech.com] Acer Iconia Tab A100 Released: The First 7-Inch Honeycomb Tablet

    With today’s introduction of the Acer Iconia Tab A100, the 7-inch Honeycomb tablet era begins. Vivek and Jarred looked at the new entrant’s big brother (http://www.anandtech.com/show/4454/acer-iconia-tab-a500), the 10.1″ A500, and were left . . . well, a little underwhelmed. Some of their…
  • [Anandtech.com] SIGGRAPH 2011: NVIDIAâ??s Upcoming Workstation Technologies – Project Maximus & Monterey Technology

    SIGGRAPH tends to be an interesting mix of announcements and demonstrations. Major vendors like NVIDIA like to make their announcements at their own trade shows – or at the very least at a more press-focused show – but amidst the real-world demonstrations you’ll find a few new…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) NVIDIA Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2012

    NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today reported revenue of $1.02 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 ended July 31, 2011, up 5.7 percent from the prior quarter, and up 25.3 percent from $811.2 million in the same period a year earlier. On a GAAP basis, the company recorded net income of $151.6…
  • [Techpowerup.com] SilverStone Intros Internal Enclosure to Ease HDD Hot-Swapping

    SilverStone announced FP57, a product that will come handy for those in need of hot-swapping hard drives. The FP57 is an internal hard drive enclosure that occupies a 5.25″ drive bay, and allows hot-swapping of a 3.5″ SATA hard drive. Pulling out a hard drive is as easy as retracting the slider to…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Thermaltake Announces the Spacecraft VF-I Case

    An industry pioneer and continual innovator, Thermaltake is the leading performance brand in PC thermal solutions, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the e-Sports hardware market, with “delivering the perfect user experience” as the optimized mission. With a design…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Intel Desktop Board Lineup for 2011-12 Disclosed

    Here are some of the first motherboards by Intel’s Desktop Board brand of consumer motherboards. Towards the end of 2011, Intel will release its Sandy Bridge-E high-end desktop platform. Like with the launch of any new chipset or desktop platform, Intel will have its Desktop Board products in…
  • [Anandtech.com] Dell Releases Inspiron 13z & 14z and Vostro V131

    Dell has released three new laptops today: Inspiron 13z, 14z and Vostro V131. The first two are spinoffs of Dell’s XPS 15z which was released in late May and it received quite good reviews. Fundamentally, 15z is a good competitor against Apple’s MacBook Pro since 15z finally adopted a thin, full…

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