Online News April 10, 2012

  • [Hothardware.com] Nokia Lumia 900 Smartphone Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/lumia900-110.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Nokia-Lumia-900-Smartphone-Review-Windows-Phone-75-on-ATT/)Windows Phone is only about a year and a half old in the market at this point but Nokia has a much longer lineage. In the past 12 months though, their…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] COUGAR Announces the Volant Gaming Mid-Tower PC Case

    COUGAR, leading German PC case and power supply brand, just introduced the latest addition to their line-up of high-end mid-tower PC cases. The COUGAR Volant with its optimized ventilation, by offering enough room for 8 installable fans, is particularly targeting demanding gamers and enthusiasts….
  • [Anandtech.com] ioSafe SoloPRO: Disaster Proofing Your Storage Needs

    Consumers understand the importance of keeping their documents and other material possessions safe from unexpected disasters. Towards this, many invest in fireproof and waterproof safes. However, as the digital economy grows, many of the possessions such as documents and photo albums are in terms…
  • [Anandtech.com] Lenovo shows off Android 4.0 ICS powered 9.7-inch IdeaTab S2109

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5733/ideatab-s2109.png (http://i4memory.com/show/5733/lenovo-shows-off-android-40-ics-powered-97inch-ideatab-s2109)

    Just a few months after announcing the IdeaPad S2 (http://www.anandtech.com/show/5318/lenovo-at-ces-android-tv-and-first-krait-tablet),…

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] 11 Arrested in Suspected Samsung Technology Theft

    YonHap News is reporting that eleven people have been arrested in Suwon, South Korea on allegations of leaking key technology involved in making next-generation flat screen displays. Police allege that those arrested were involved in transferring proprietary technology from flat screen display…
  • [VR-Zone.com] Thermaltake Frio Extreme CPU Cooler Review

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    It has been 9 months since we had the opportunity to examine and review one of Thermaltake’s best CPU coolers, the Frio (http://vr-zone.com/articles/thermaltake-frio-cpu-cooler-review/13185.html), which was…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Intel 7-Series Chipset Officially Debuts, Derived Desktop Board Products Launched

    The new Intel 7-series Chipset family is now available and shipping in mobile and desktop OEM systems and motherboards worldwide. These new chipsets provide the companion logic to the 2nd Generation Intel Core processors today and will support the 3rd Generation Intel Core processor family…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Nintendo Wii U Costs Around $300: Sources

    Sources associated with the manufacture and distribution of Nintendo products gave ForgetTheBox their estimates of the “Bill of Materials” of its upcoming Wii U game console, including that of its swanky-looking controller. The Bill of Materials of the entire package is estimated to be around US…
  • [Techpowerup.com] ASUS Intros Hot-Pink Zenbook in Japan

    Over the weekend, ASUS ran a special event in Japan to launch a hot-pink colored variant of the Zenbook. ASUS is known for launching variants of the Zenbook to suit localized markets. For example, in late-February, ASUS launched Zenbook Rose Gold…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Raspberry Pi Passes CE Quality Assurance Testing

    Raspberry Pi passed Europe’s Conformité Européenne (CE) quality mark testing, which now lets its makers sell it to European consumers. Shipping of Raspberry Pi came to a halt (http://www.techpowerup.com/163497/Raspberry-Pi-Faces-Another-Hurdle-CE-Mark-Requirement.html) earlier this…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] EVGA GeForce GTX 680 SC+ 2GB Review

    EVGA’s new GTX 680 SC+ is looking to capitalize upon the popularity of NVIDIA’s latest creation and with a custom backplate alongside higher than reference clock speeds, it has a serious chance to capture a good portion of the high end market. *However, is a $30 premium for this card money well…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) CyberpowerPC Debuts Desktop PC Series with Intel’s latest Z77 Express Chipset

    CyberpowerPC Inc. www.CyberpowerPC.com, a global manufacturer of custom gaming machines, today announced it will incorporate Intel’s new Z77 chipset into its current lineup of desktop gaming PCs based on Intel’s 2nd Gen Sandy Bridge processors.

    Starting today, CyberpowerPC customers can…

  • [Techreport.com] The TR Podcast 109: Dude, where’s my Apple tax?
    Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2012q2/podcast0408.jpg (http://techreport.com/archive.x?tags=Podcast) Date: April 8, 2012
    Time: 1:22:10

    Hosted by Jordan Drake

    Co-Hosts: Scott Wasson, Geoff Gasior, and Cyril Kowaliski

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] ASUS Launches the Maximus V GENE Republic of Gamers Motherboard

    Now in its fifth generation, ASUS ROG (Republic of Gamers) has launched its Maximus V Series motherboards with the Maximus V GENE. This micro-ATX powerhouse is built using the latest Intel Z77 chipset, which supports Intel’s latest LGA1155 processors. Featuring full PCI-Express Gen-3 capabilities…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) COUGAR Announces the Volant Gaming Mid-Tower PC Case

    COUGAR, leading German PC case and power supply brand, just introduced the latest addition to their line-up of high-end mid-tower PC cases. The COUGAR Volant with its optimized ventilation, by offering enough room for 8 installable fans, is particularly targeting demanding gamers and enthusiasts….

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