Online News May 7, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) LG’s New Cloud Monitors Combine UPoE and IPS to Create a Total Business Solution

    LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its advanced P Series of cloud monitors, allowing companies to do away with desktops and laptops altogether. The new VMware-based Zero Client monitors can be networked to create a virtual comput-ing system and come packaged with Cisco’s Universal Power over Ethernet…
  • [Expreview.com] KingMax 1TB 2.5-inch SSD Hits Retail in Japan

    Recently a 1TB SSD——KM01TBSMI25 from KingMax has hit retail in Japan. The SSD is 2.5-inch form factor with thickness of 7mm, but its controller and NAND flash memory are not confirmed. In addition, it supports TRIM technology, features SATA 3Gbps interface instead of SATA 6Gbps. It delivers 20000…
  • [Expreview.com] ORICO Offers Dock for MacBook Air and Ultrabook

    Currently many notebooks (such as Ultrabook and MacBook Air) make “thin” as the selling point, however, limited by the size and thickness, they are generally lack of extended capabilities. While lately ORICO offers a dock for these notebooks. The dock is especially for the notebooks which employ…
  • [Expreview.com] Arctic Accelero Hybrid Graphics Card Cooler Surfaced

    Earlier Inno3D GeForce GTX 680 iChill Hybrid graphics card was exposed, we know the cooler is Accelero Hybrid air+liquid, and Arctic is preparing for making the cooler available on May 29th. Accelero Hybrid cooler adopts air+liquid design, the graphics module boasts a 8cm fan with fan rotation…
  • [Expreview.com] AMD Readies Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition Graphics Card

    Currently the single-GPU crown falls on GeForce GTX 680, however, in order to have a counter attack, AMD is going to introduce the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition, as AtomicMPC, reported. It’s said that the GPU frequency of Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition will improve from 925MHz to 1GHz. If the news is…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Galaxy Readies Single-Slot GeForce GTX 670

    A little later this week, NVIDIA will launch its third SKU based on the GK104 silicon, targeting key performance-segment price points, the GeForce GTX 670. It is possible that NVIDIA will allow AIC partners to come up with custom-designs from day one. One such designs is Galaxy’s, which needs no…
  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: Discount storage and games

    We’ve singled out a trio of storage deals for you all this week, starting with a pretty substantially discounted Crucial m4 256GB solid-state drive. Normally priced at $299.99, the drive is currently on sale for $199.99 with free shipping…
  • [Techreport.com] Sunday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*

    1. PCWorld: PC makers mum (http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/255073/pc_makers_mum_on_windows_8_upgrades.html) on Windows 8 upgrades
    2. The NY Times: AT&T chief regrets (http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/04/att-randall-stephenson/) offering unlimited data…

  • [Anandtech.com] Media Center for Windows 8: An Add-on At A Nominal Price

    AnandTech has been covering the Home Theater PC space since those halcyon days when Windows XP Media Center was rolling out, and the era of dual-core Pentiums promised tolerable playback of DVD-quality AVI files. Despite our, and your, enthusiasm, Microsoft dropped hints throughout the…
  • [Techreport.com] First Elder Scrolls Online trailer posted

    As we found out yesterday, Bethesda is cooking up (http://techreport.com/discussions.x/22898) an MMO set in its Elder Scrolls universe. The game is due out in 2013 and will offer a blend of solo quests, public dungeoning, and some PvP combat to spice things up. Well, there’s now a brief teaser…
  • [Techreport.com] Cinco de Mayo Shortbread

    *_7 Up_*

    1. Fudzilla reports EVGA’s GTX 690 (http://www.fudzilla.com/home/item/27030-evgas-gtx-690-hits-neweggcom) hits Newegg
    2. k|ngp|n achieves 1442MHz overclock (http://kingpincooling.com/forum/showpost.php?p=21270&postcount=98) with GTX 680
    3. CNNMoney: Intel wants to plug a smartphone…

  • [Techreport.com] DVD playback dropped from core Windows 8 features

    If you want to watch a DVD movie on Windows 8, you’re going to need to spring for the Media Center upgrade. In a new post on its Building Windows 8 Blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2012/05/03/making-windows-media-center-available-in-windows-8.aspx), Microsoft has confirmed that DVD…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Intel Unveils Desktop Board Extreme DX79SR

    Intel unveiled its third socket LGA2011 Desktop Board driven by its X79 Express chipset, the DX79SR. This model is positioned a notch above the DX79SI, and a couple of notches above the DX79TO. It was first unsuspectingly revealed to the world not by Intel, but NVIDIA, in its GeForce GTX 690…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Eurocom Ships the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M Kepler Graphics Solution

    Eurocom Corporation, a developer of long lifespan, fully upgradable notebooks, Mobile Workstations and Mobile Servers is shipping the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M in its line of Mobile Workstations and High Performance Notebooks.

    The addition of the NVIDIA GeFore GTX 660M, currently the highest…

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Web Video Pioneer Revision 3 Purchased By Cable Giant

    Revision 3, the company that once championed it was the evolution of video programming as the first ‘post-cable’ television network, has been bought by cable giant Discovery Communications. Although the exact terms of the deal were not disclosed, AllThingsDigital reported that Discovery…

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