Online News August 23, 2011

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) JEDEC Announces Key Attributes of Upcoming DDR4 Standard

    JEDEC Solid State Technology Association, the global leader in the development of standards for the microelectronics industry, today announced selected key attributes of its widely-anticipated DDR4 (Double Data Rate 4) standard. With publication forecasted for mid-2012, JEDEC DDR4 will represent a…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Gamescom News Post Rekindles GTX 590 Successor Rumors

    When NVIDIA responded to AMD’s Radeon HD 6990 dual-GPU graphics cards with a dual-GPU card of its own, the GeForce GTX 590, it ended up with a disputable performance lead, enough for both GPU vendors to claim that theirs is the fastest graphics card in the market, backed by reviews or specific…
  • [Anandtech.com] TouchDroid Project Bringing Android to HP Touchpad

    The open source community is wasting no time taking ownership of HP’s orphaned Touchpad tablet: a new group called the TouchDroid team is looking to bring Android to the Touchpad, breathing new life into a product that died last week…
  • [Techreport.com] The TR Podcast 94: Dorm PCs and playing with blocks
    Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2011q3/podcast0821.jpg (http://techreport.com/archive.x?tags=Podcast) Date: August 21, 2011
    Time: 1:24:05

    Hosted by Jordan Drake

    Co-Hosts: Scott Wasson, Geoff Gasior

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  • [Anandtech.com] Google Fiber Goes Live Near Stanford

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/4661/Screen Shot 2011-08-22 at 10.48.55 AM_575px.png (http://images.anandtech.com/doci/4661/Screen Shot 2011-08-22 at 10.48.55 AM.png)Google announced (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/10/bringing-ultra-high-speed-broadband-to.html) last October that they…
  • [Anandtech.com] WiFi Galaxy Tab 10.1 Gets Improved GPU Performance With TouchWiz UX

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/4664/DSC_0225_575px.jpg (http://images.anandtech.com/doci/4664/DSC_0225.jpg)

    So you read our TouchWiz UX Review (http://www.anandtech.com/show/4582/samsung-touchwiz-ux-review-honeycomb-gets-skinned) and thought, “I’ll pass on this one.” Well, think it…

  • [Anandtech.com] Intel to Release New Itanium CPUs in 2012: New Architecture and Up to Eight Cores

    Intel held a keynote at Hot Chips conference in Stanford University last week where it announced some details of upcoming Itanium CPUs. While originally meant to conquer the enterprise market, Itanium is mostly used for the ultra high end enterprise space. Itanium isn’t backwards compatible with…
  • [Anandtech.com] Native USB 3.0 Support Coming to Windows 8

    Windows 8 will be bringing with it native support for USB 3.0 controllers, writes Microsoft’s Dennis Flanagan, Director of Program Management for the Devices and Networking Group. This is in contrast to previous versions of Windows, which continue to require separate drivers for USB 3.0…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Active Media Products Offers 64 GB Mini 1.8” ZIF SSD for Notebook Upgrades

    Active Media Products, a leading manufacturer of SSDs and DOMs, today began shipping a 64GB mini 1.8-inch PATA ZIF SSD that measures only 2.1 x 1.3″ (54 x 32 mm) and is ideal for upgrading many popular laptops including the HP Mini 1000. This new SSD delivers transfer speeds up to 80MB/sec, which…
  • [Techpowerup.com] iiyama Intros ProLite VA full-HD Monitors

    Japanese display technology major iiyama a couple of new ProLite full-HD LED-backlit LCD monitors, the 24-inch XB2472HD-B, and the 27-inch X2775HDS-B. The two use vertical alignment (VA) panel technology, that enables good viewing angles both horizontally and vertically (i.e. when the panel is…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Corsair Carbide Series 400R Case Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1676/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1676/1/)Corsair has recently manufactured some great top end PC cases. Now the Carbide Series will follow up in a more affordable fashion allowing more PC builders to touch upon and utilize the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] AMD Intros New C-Series and Two New E-Series APUs

    AMD launched a trio of new E-series and C-series accelerated processing units (APUs), these include the E-450, E-300, and C-60. The three come in BGA packages, and are based on the Brazos platform, making use of the Bobcat high-efficiency x86 micro-architecture by AMD. All three are dual-core, and…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Logitech Announces Gaming Mouse G300

    Logitech unveiled the latest addition to its acclaimed G-Series gaming products, the Logitech Gaming Mouse G300. Designed to give PC gamers an advantage over the competition, the mouse features nine programmable controls, letting you move keyboard commands to buttons that are in easy reach.
  • [Techpowerup.com] Alpenfohn Unveils Triglav CPU Cooler with 10 mm Thick Heat Pipes

    European company EKL’s Alpenfohn unveiled the first pictures of its Triglav tower-type CPU cooler. Its heatsink makes use of ‘massive’ 10 mm thick heat pipes. To put that into some perspective, 4~6 mm thick heat pipes are common, 8 mm thick ones have till now been considered thickest, for round…
  • [Anandtech.com] AMD Updates Brazos with E-450, E-300 and C-60 APUs

    When AMD first introduced its Brazos platform (http://www.anandtech.com/show/4134/the-brazos-review-amds-e350-supplants-ion-for-miniitx) at the end of last year it promised annual updates to the platform. Today we get the first official update to the platform. Although not a major architectural or…

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