Online News April 25, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Apple Reports Second Quarter Results

    Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 second quarter ended March 31, 2012. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $39.2 billion and quarterly net profit of $11.6 billion, or $12.30 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $24.7 billion and net profit of $6.0…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Firefox 12 Officially Released

    Open source supporter Mozilla has today announced the arrival of its latest Firefox release, Firefox 12. This build brings a stealthier update system on Windows (it removes the user account control dialog pop-up), multiple security fixes, better WebGL performance on Mac OS X, automatic downloads…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) HP Names John Schultz Executive Vice President and General Counsel

    HP today announced that John Schultz has been promoted to the position of executive vice president and general counsel, effective immediately. Schultz, who joined HP in 2008, will be a member of HP’s executive council and report to Meg Whitman, president and chief executive officer, HP.

    As…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Intel Acquires High-Performance Computing Interconnect Technology and Expertise

    Intel Corporation today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Cray Inc. to acquire certain assets related to its high-performance computing (HPC) interconnect program. With the agreement, Intel gains access to Cray’s world-class interconnect personnel and intellectual property….
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Cooler Master Announces the Arc Dock

    Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer today announces a visually alluring new piece of functional art, the ARC MacBook Pro and iPad stand. Draw attention to your beautiful pieces of technology with this new multipurpose stand.
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) HP Announces Ivy Bridge Desktop Line-Up

    HP today expanded its consumer desktop portfolio, adding five models powered by Intel’s 3rd generation Intel Quad-Core processors that deliver intelligent performance and enhanced built-in security.

    Intel’s new 3rd generation Core processors offer up to twice the HD media and 3-D graphics…

  • [VR-Zone.com] Asus’ P8Z77-V Premium gets teased on video

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/15658/p8z77_v_premium.jpg

    Apparently Asus is planning on launching an even more feature packed and expensive P8Z77-V motherboard model above the Deluxe that should be known as the Premium. In a video by Anandtech the motherboard is shown…

  • [Anandtech.com] Windows 8 Release Preview Due in First Week of June

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5781/win8-release-preview_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/5781/windows-8-release-preview-due-in-first-week-of-june)

    Microsoft has announced that the Windows 8 Release Preview, a near-final build of the upcoming operating system, will be available to…

  • [Expreview.com] Gigabyte GeForce GTX 680 SOC Pictured

    Gigabyte’s lately shows off its non-reference GTX 680——GeForce GTX 680 SuperOverclock graphics card. GTX 680 SuperOverclock graphics card features dual-PCI slots, boasts Gigabyte’s WindForce 5x cooler which packs five 4cm fans. However, other specs of GigabyteGeForce GTX 680 SuperOverclock graphics…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Radeon 7990 May Launch at Computex 2012

    Turkish technology news website DonanimHaber is reporting that AMD will likely choose Computex 2012 as the place to launch the Radeon HD 7990. NVidia is also planning an Asian launch for their next card, introducing the GTX-690 at the Shanghai GeForce LAN at the end of the month. The Radeon HD…
  • [Expreview.com] NVIDIA Dual-GPU GeForce GTX 690 May Arrive on April 28th

    NVIDIA lately teases the launch of its new product again, the company put countdown pages on GeForce.com. which says, “At 7:30PM April 28th (PDT), NVIDIA will be making a special announcement at GeForce LAN/NVIDIA Gaming Festival (NGF) 2012 in Shanghai, China.” What will the mysterious thing be?…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Sophos: Some Macs Carry a Chlamydia-Like Risk for Windows PCs

    A new study by security researchers at Sophos Systems’ shows that Mac OS X isn’t as secure as many think, and may be a risk to Windows systems when used in the same environment. Employing the metaphor of a sexually active individual carrying Chlamydia, Sophos’ Graham Cluely explains that 20% of all…
  • [Anandtech.com] ASUS Ivy Bridge/7-Series Chipset Video & Giveaway

    A couple of weeks ago we ran a call for questions (http://www.anandtech.com/show/5746/asus-ivy-bridge7series-chipset-qa) as I got word that ASUS would be paying me a visit in NC. JJ from ASUS sat down with me and we had a discussion about Ivy Bridge, the 7-series chipset, ASUS’ lineup and more. As…
  • [Anandtech.com] Firefox 12 Released with Updated Updater

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5780/uac.png (http://i4memory.com/show/5780/firefox-12-released-with-updated-updater)

    Mozilla has just released Firefox 12 to the release channel, six weeks after Firefox 11…

  • [Anandtech.com] Google Announces Google Drive

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5782/Screen shot 2012-04-24 at 3.38.57 PM.png (http://i4memory.com/show/5782/google-announces-google-drive)

    Google has officially announced Google Drive, its long-rumored cloud storage solution that will be competing with Dropbox, Microsoft’s SkyDrive,…

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