Online News April 19, 2012

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Cooler Master Launches Value Oriented Extreme 2 PSU Series

    Cooler Master unveiled Wednesday a new line of power supplies that the company says will deliver “world-class” reliability and performance without costing a pretty penny. “The Extreme 2 Series features world-class safeguards that consist of multiple over power protections which help prevent…
  • [Techreport.com] Wednesday Shortbread

    *_The Pick 6_*
    1. Bloomberg: Oracle’s Ellison weighed Java, RIM (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-17/ellison-testifies-oracle-explored-dropped-making-java-phone-1-.html) before suing Google
    2. Laptop Reviews on hp EliteBook 8470p…
  • [Techreport.com] Dishonored trailer sneaks onto the web

    Dishonored might just be my most anticipated game of 2012. It looks like a mash-up of BioShock, Thief, and Assassin’s Creed set in a ****ensian world with plenty of steampunk influences. Check out the new trailer, which offers four minutes of footage and nicely sets the stage.

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  • [Techreport.com] Original Prince of Persia code released

    Releasing source code for older commercial games isn’t uncommon. In fact, id Software has done it with everything from Doom to Quake III to Doom 3, usually a few years after each title’s original release. What we have today is something a little different, though.

    As Slashdot reports, Prince of…

  • [Techreport.com] The Pirate Bay promotes indie artists

    Using The Pirate Bay to download legitimate content is sort of like reading Playboy for the articles. Some folks do, but most are there for the pirated stuff, a lot of which resembles what one might find on the pages of a gentleman’s magazine. The popular torrent site has started promoting the…
  • [Techreport.com] New Asus Transformer 300 tablet listed on Amazon

    Asus has a new Transformer up its sleeve, and the device has just broken cover on Amazon—albeit only in the form of a pre-order listing. Say hello to the Transformer TF300…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] BIOSTAR Unveils the TZ75B (Z75) Motherboard

    BIOSTAR, a world famous manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, industrial computing systems and peripherals, starts the delivery of the BIOSTAR TZ75B Motherboard fulfilled in the ATX form-factor and positioned as an ideal base for high-performance gaming desktop systems with optimal costs….
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] NVIDIA Posts Teaser of Upcoming Graphics Card

    In a world of social media obsession, it shouldn’t be a surprise that NVIDIA chose Facebook to air the first pictures of an upcoming graphics card whose title and market position will remain unknown…for now.* Earlier today, we were tipped off by a number of eager beavers…errr….members about a post…
  • [Anandtech.com] OWC Releases Mercury Accelsior PCIe SSD

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5760/prod_merc-accelsior_gall1.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/5760/owc-releases-mercury-accelsior-pcie-ssd)

    OWC has released their first PCIe SSD, the Mercury Accelsior. OWC has used SandForce controllers throughout its history in the SSD world and the…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) LEPA Introduces the G1600 80+ Gold Rated Power Supply

    LEPA, a brand owned by Ecomaster, is proud to announce the launch of its flagship power supply – G1600 surpassing 80 PLUS Gold level. Delivering an incredible 1600 watts of continuous power (1700 W peak), G1600 is the highest wattage PSU with 80 PLUS Gold certification on the market. LEPA G1600…
  • [Techpowerup.com] NVIDIA Teases Upcoming Product

    NVIDIA teased what could be an upcoming product on its Facebook page. The teaser picture shows a black surface with NVIDIA “eye” logo etched onto it, and a caption that reads “It’s Coming”. Speculation is rife, on what that could be. Our own guess is that that’s a graphics card pictured with the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Digital Storm Debuts the Marauder Line for PC Gamers

    Digital Storm, the predominant name in computer system integration and engineering, proudly introduces the Marauder line of high performance gaming PCs with a ground-breaking price. Designed with PC gamers in mind, the Marauder gaming line delivers an incredibly immersive gaming experience while…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) In-Ear Deluxe: The New IE 800 High-End Headphones from Sennheiser

    The IE 800 headphones from Sennheiser are the ones with the most innovations per square millimeter. And for precisely that reason, these small in-ear earphones can certainly compete with much larger high-end headphones. They are brimming with groundbreaking ideas to ensure that audiophile music…
  • [Techpowerup.com] MSI Radeon HD 7870 HAWK Edition Pictured

    MSI is working on a bleeding-edge Radeon HD 7870 graphics card that is both factory-overclocked, and has room for more overclocking. Called the MSI R7870 HAWK, pictured below, the card uses custom-design PCB and cooling by MSI. The PCB is augmented with a revamped VRM that takes advantage of MSI’s…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Customers Find Success With Microsoft Private Cloud

    At the sold-out Microsoft Management Summit, Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson spoke to nearly 5,000 IT professionals about their opportunity to deliver fast, reliable services with cloud computing. His keynote speech highlighted how customers around the world are already using Microsoft…

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