Online News May 9, 2012

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Apple, Samsung Reduce Claims in Smartphone-Tablet I.P Case

    The two companies that make up 99% of the smartphone market have agreed to a Judge’s order to lay down some of their arms and reduce the amount of patents being disputed in their current intellectual property lawsuit regarding smartphone and tablet products. Late Monday,* in a filing with the U.S….
  • [Techreport.com] Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 690 graphics card

    Man, I have to say, thank goodness for tablet computers, smart phones, Xboxes, and whatever else is distracting the masses from PC hardware. The rise of those other devices is supposed to be siphoning off interest from the personal computer, and on some levels, that must be true. There was a time…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] EVGA Brings the GeForce GTX 680 FTW Into the World

    EVGA has finally given us full details on the EVGA GeForce GTX 680 FTW edition. This card offers several enhancements over a stock GeForce GTX 680: an 8 Phase PWM design, an 8+6pin Power Input and Vapor Chamber cooling. EVGA even has a version of the card with 4GB of GDDR5 memory.       [...]
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Samsung UN55ES8000 LED HDTV Hands On Preview

    The UN55ES8000 is Samsung’s newest flagship LED-based HDTV and it incorporates several features we’ve never seen before. *Context-based voice control, facial recognition and a unique upgrade system have all been implemented into one supposedly seamless package. *We took a few days to go hands on…
  • [Bit-tech.net] Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H Review

    Image: http://images.bit-tech.net/content_images/2012/05/gigabyte-ga-z77x-ud5h-review/featured_double.jpg (http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/motherboards/2012/05/09/gigabyte-ga-z77x-ud5h-review/1)Gigabyte recaptures its form with the GA-Z77X-UD5H, a board that’s no slouch when it comes to…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) GIGABYTE Announces the International Release of the P2542G Blu-ray Gaming Notebook

    GIGABYTE, a longtime leader in computer technology and innovation, today announced the international release of the 15.6″ P2542G gaming notebook. The P2542G is a premium gaming notebook that packs incredible power into a sleek form factor to give consumers new options for mobile gaming. The P2542G…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) HP Unveils New Fleet of Business-Driven PCs

    HP today expanded its industry-leading computing portfolio with more than 30 new products engineered to address the design, reliability, security and performance demands of end users and IT departments across businesses of all sizes.

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  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Team Introduces Industrial Embedded NAND Flash Equipped Sold State Drive

    Team Group Inc., which is working very hard in the industrial and embedded storage devices, is making its entrance for the second time in ESEC, the largest embedded system exhibition in Japan, with boiling popularity from last year. In addition to the full series of industrial NAND flash and…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) HP Launches Consumer Notebook PCs Reflecting New Design Philosophy

    HP today unveiled HP Pavilion notebook PCs that include enhanced features and reflect the company’s new HP Mosaic design approach. The company also unveiled the HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One printer, featuring HP wireless direct printing(1) and HP ePrint, enabling users to print from virtually…
  • [VR-Zone.com] Asus launches R.O.G. desktop with Ivy Bridge, GTX 680 and more

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/15810/cg8580_1.jpg

    We’re far from sold on Asus’ range of desktop systems and its R.O.G. series has yet to really impress, but the new CG8580 does at least have some pretty decent specs to say the least. This time around Asus has pulled…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) HP Unveils New High-Performance Business Solutions

    HP today announced powerful business products packed with energy-efficiency, security and performance features designed to meet customer needs across industries such as healthcare, retail, and media and entertainment.

    Among the products announced for businesses are:
    * The powerful HP t410…

  • [Techpowerup.com] EVGA Intros GeForce GTX 680 FTW

    EVGA launched its GeForce GTX 680 FTW (for the win) Edition graphics cards. The series includes two variants, a 2 GB variant (02G-P4-3686-KR) with overclocked memory, and a 4 GB variant (04G-P4-3687-KR) with Backplate. Both cards utilize EVGA’s Signature board design. The 2 GB variant features…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Samsung Electronics Purchases CORE Flash Portfolio License

    Alliacense today announced that Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has purchased a license for its CORE Flash Portfolio Licensing Program. The agreement resolves the ITC Investigation and District Court lawsuit recently filed against the Korean electronics giant. Samsung joins a rapidly growing list of…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) HP Expands Thin and Light Collection With New Ultrabook Systems and Sleekbooks

    HP today expanded its award-winning notebook portfolio with thin and light Ultrabook systems and Sleekbooks packed with the latest technologies for both consumer and business demands. “Building on the success of the HP Folio13 and HP ENVY14 Spectre, we are now offering the most comprehensive…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Kingmax SMU25 Client Pro 1 TB SSD Spotted in Japan

    Kingmax’ high-capacity SMU25 Client Pro SSD variant was spotted by market scouts in Tokyo’s Akihabara shopping district. The KM01TBSMI25 SSD by Kingmax packs 1 TB of unformatted capacity, but that is traded off for performance. Built in the 2.5-inch SATA form-factor, the KM01TBSMI25 only takes…

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