Online News May 8, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Seagate To Demonstrate 12 Gb/s Drives At SCSI Trade Association’s Technical Showcase

    Seagate will demonstrate a variety of technologies at the SCSI Trade Association (STA) Technology Showcase this week aimed at improving the performance of servers, datacenters and cloud computing applications, including the first public demonstration of solid-state drives operating at 12 gigabits…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Green House Intros New 8 GB DDR3-1333 Memory Modules

    Green House Japan released a pair of new 8 GB DDR3-1333 MHz (PC3-10600) memory modules. These consist of the GH-DRT1333-8GB and GH-DVT1333-8GB, which are 240-pin standard DIMM, and differ by the former having lifetime warranty, while the latter has 5 year warranty; and GH-DNT1333 and GH-DWT1333,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Intel Posts HD Graphics Drivers for Windows 8

    Intel released its first HD Graphics drivers for Windows 8 Consumer Preview. The drivers are Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) 1.2 compliant, supports HD 4000 graphics, found in 3rd Generation Core processors, HD 3000 and HD 2000 graphics of 2nd Generation Core processors; complete with…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Dane-Elec Announces USB 3.0 Sport Flash Drive Line

    Dane-Elec, a global leader in consumer electronics, is now offering the first products in its USB 3.0 flash drive line-up, the Pro Sport Line. The compact-sized drives of the Sport line deliver SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology in a portable and convenient design.

    “For many consumers, transitioning…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Company of Heroes 2 Invades the Eastern Front

    THQ Inc. today announced that a sequel to its critically acclaimed strategy game Company of Heroes is scheduled to be taking gamers to the frozen frontlines of war in Russia in early 2013.

    As a true sequel, this game moves the battle away from the common Western Front focus of World War II and…

  • [Expreview.com] Antec Rolls out SOLO II-G Quiet Mid-tower Case

    Antec now has introduced a variant of its SOLO II case——Antec SOLO II-G. The case is a standard mid-tower case, it measures 470mm*205mm*440mm and weights 9.1kg. In addition, SOLO II-G case provides two 5.25-inch drive bays, three 3.5-inch/2.5-inch bays. Antec SOLO II-G offers two detachable dust…
  • [Anandtech.com] Apple releases iOS 5.1.1 Update – Primarily Bugfixes

    Apple just pushed out an update for iOS, bringing the version number up to 5.1.1. The update thus far appears to be primarily bugfixes including tweaks to HDR from the lockscreen camera shortcut, stability switching between 2G and 3G on the new iPad, and other issues. The release notes are below…
  • [Expreview.com] Call of Duty: Black Ops II Available for Pre-order on Steam

    Currently Call of Duty: Black Ops II has been available for pre-order on Steam. The pre-order of Call of Duty: Black Ops II from Steam is priced at US$59.99, and the game will officially launch on November 14th this year.

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  • [Anandtech.com] ASRock’s High-End Vision 3D 252B HTPC Review

    In late 2010, we reviewed the ASRock Vision 3D, and declared it to be the best pre-built SFF (small form factor) HTPC we had reviewed. ASRock duly updated the lineup late last year with the Vision 3D 252B. It took over from the Vision 3D 137B as the flagship HTPC system from ASRock. On paper, the…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Apple’s Ultrabook: A $799 Macbook Air

    As Intel prepares for the second phase of Ultrabook rollouts, rumors have emerged from Asia that Apple may release a $799 Macbook Air later this year. This rumor come from Digitimes, a publication with a roster of sources that is impressive in size, but sometimes leaves a lot to be desired in…
  • [Guru3d.com] OCZ Vertex 4 SSD revisited with FW 1.4RC review

    We revisit the OCZ Vertex 4 256 and 512GB SSD review this time with Firmware 1.4 which makes the drives much faster. Armed with a new Indilinx Everest 2 controller this SSD is advertised as one of the fastest on the block with screaming IOPs performance. Lets have a look shall we

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  • [Expreview.com] ORICO Launches NCA Series Notebook Cooling Pads

    ORICO recently officially launches NCA series notebook cooling pads. NCA series cooling pads are especially designed for 14-inch notebooks. The first three models are NCA-1511/1512/1513. They feature aluminum material and two 8cm modular cooling fans. ORICO NCA series cooling pads have optional…
  • [Hothardware.com] Digital Storm ODE Level 4 System Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/ODE_Thumbnail.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Digital-Storm-ODE-Level-4-System-Review/) How do you make the experience of buying from a boutique system builder easier than it already is? If you’re Digital Storm, you answer that question by offering a…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Intel Announces Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend

    Intel Corporation today announced that its board of directors has approved a 7 percent increase in the quarterly cash dividend to 22.5 cents per share (90 cents per share on an annual basis), beginning with the dividend that will be declared in the third quarter of 2012.

    Today’s announcement is…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Scosche Announces Availability of Four New Multi USB-Port Home Chargers at CTIA 2012

    Scosche Industries, award-winning innovator of consumer technology, is excited to announce the availability of four new 4 USB-port home chargers and display several new additions to its Power line of chargers at CTIA 2012. All of the new chargers work with the free Scosche reVIVE battery management…

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