Online News May 2, 2012

  • [Anandtech.com] BlackBerry 10 Teased Kicking Off BlackBerry World

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5801/BBW12_GeneralSession_3_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/5801/blackberry-10-teased-kicking-off-blackberry-world)

    As the lights came up on Thorston Heins opening remarks at BlackBerry World 2012, expectations were . . . well, low. There was always…

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Multiple Reports Confirm Samsung Leads the Mobile Pack

    Reports from research groups IDC, Juniper Research, and ComScore all show that Samsung is now the market leader in the smartphone sector — usurping Apple from that position. Hardware Canucks reported last week about a discrepancy in initial quarterly mobile market share reports. Market research…
  • [Anandtech.com] The HTC One X for AT&T Review

    For just over a week, I’ve been using two phones interchangeably. The first is the Lava Xolo X900 with Medfield inside, the second is the flagship of HTC’s new One series, the HTC One X on AT&T. It’s a device with lofty goals, as it’s the flagship of HTC’s new branding…
  • [Hothardware.com] HTC One X AT&T Smartphone Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/htc-one-x-thumb.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/HTC-One-X-ATT-Smartphone-Review/)The HTC One X generated quite a buzz when the smartphone was first announced at Mobile World Congress earlier this year. The initial announcement featured information and…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] RIM Admits to Being Behind Samsung-Esque Anti-Apple Publicity Stunt

    Research in Motion, which is flirting with a 5% market share in North America, has taken responsibility for a series of Apple-targeted publicity stunts in Australia revolving around the theme “Wake Up”, which bare a striking resemblance to a Samsung campaign of last year. As per a statement to The…
  • [Anandtech.com] NEC PA271W – When Accuracy and Consistency Matter

    As long as I’ve been following, using, or writing about computers, NEC has been a leader in displays. From the early MultiSync monitors to their current line of LCDs, they have been focused more on pushing performance than on dropping price, which has kept many of us from owning one of their…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Eurocom ships Ivy Bridge-Based Racer 2.0 with AMD Radeon HD 7970M

    Eurocom Corporation (www.eurocom.com (http://www.eurocom.com/splash3.htm)), a developer of long lifespan, fully upgradable notebooks is adding the newest AMD Radeon HD 7970M GPU to the 15.6″ EUROCOM Racer 2.0 (http://web.eurocom.com/EC/ec_model_config1(1,225,0)) notebook. Eurocom will also offer…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Verbatim Introduces the Store ‘n’ Go V3 USB 3.0 Drive

    Verbatim, the global leader in data storage technology including portable hard drives, USB flash drives, CDs, Blu-ray discs and memory cards, adds style and speed to its lineup of flash drives with the addition of the Store ‘n’ Go V3 USB 3.0 Drive.

    “With the new V3 USB 3.0 Drive, users can take…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) OCZ Technology Group, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results

    OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, reports its fourth quarter (Q4’12) and year-end results for the fiscal year 2012, (FY’12), which ended on February 29, 2012.

    *Financial Highlights*

    – Fiscal year…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Razer Launches the Razer Naga Hex – Wraith Red Edition

    Razer, the world leader in high performance gaming hardware, is excited to launch the Razer Naga Hex Wraith Red edition gaming mouse. The best weapon to cut down hordes of monsters crawling out from the depths of evil is now available to gamers in an all-new blood red color.

    Made especially…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) PNY Announces Smart Active HDMI 3-in-1 12ft. Cable Kit

    PNY Technologies, Inc. today announced the arrival of a Smart Active HDMI 3-in-1 12ft. Cable Kit. The new kit features a 12 foot Smart Active HDMI cable complete with a T-adapter that hosts both HDMI Mini and HDMI Micro connectors. This new addition to PNY’s line of Smart Active HDMI Cables offers…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Intel Unveils NUC Mini Computer

    Although at a much “smaller” scale, Raspberry Pi did to mini computers what iPad did to tablets (wake up a nearly dead product segment), and now a section of the market likes computers to be as small and potent as the ARM-driven Raspberry Pi. Although at a different end of the price and performance…
  • [Techreport.com] Tuesday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*

    1. The NY Times: How Apple sidesteps (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/29/business/apples-tax-strategy-aims-at-low-tax-states-and-nations.html) billions in taxes;
    Apple responds…

  • [Overclock3D.net] Little Devil LD-V4 Test Bench Review

    We couldnt live with a decent test bench as the basis for almost every review we do here at OC3D. We take a look at a new one from Little Devil.

    More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cases_cooling/little_devil_ld-v4_test_bench_review/1)

  • [Expreview.com] HP Working on x86 Windows 8 Tablet

    Though HP TouchPad got smashed up, it doesn’t mean that HP has given up tablet business, lately it’s reported that the company is preparing for a new tablet targeting business users. The model number is Slate 8, and the x86 tablet is based on Window 8 Professional OS, features 10.1-inch touch…

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