Online News May 10, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] Microsoft Patents Pressure-Sensitive Controller

    Since Nintendo pushed the envelope, hardware manufacturers seem intent on making new controller types. Now that each of the big gaming companies have at least dabbled with motion controls, biometric feedback seems to be the next big thing. Sony is looking into biometric controllers to measure…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Cisco Reports Third Quarter Earnings

    Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate, today reported its third quarter results for the period ended April 28, 2012. Cisco reported third quarter net sales of $11.6 billion, net income on a generally accepted accounting principles…
  • [Anandtech.com] Supermicro Updates X9 Lineup with GPU-Enabled Solutions

    NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC 2012) is around the corner (May 14-17), and Supermicro has indicated that their GPU-Enabled X9 server and workstation solutions would be showcased at the event.

    The X9 series based on the Xeon-E5 class of processors was launched by Supermicro in March…

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Dell Announces New Protection Package for XPS Laptops

    Dell today announced that it is offering a new protection plan for its new XPS line of laptops: the XPS 13, XPS 14z, and XPS 15z. Along with a standard limited hardware warranty, which covers defects in materials and workmanship, this new hardware warranty includes as standard:     One year In-Home…
  • [Expreview.com] Intel Ivy Bridge Mobile Processor Prices Surfaced

    As CPU World reported, on June 3 Intel will launch some dual-core mobile CPUs which are based on Ivy Bridge architecture. There are five mobile Ivy Bridge processors coming, these processors feature dual-core and quad-thread design including TDP 35W/TDP 17W versions. The TDP 35W version includes…
  • [Expreview.com] FSP Offers Aurum PRO Series PSUs

    Lately FSP announced the launch of its AURUM PRO PSU, which is 80PLUS Gold-certified providing up to 90% efficiency. The power supply features +12V single rail design capable of delivering 100A (1200W). In addition, it has the advanced 135mm HDB (Hydro-Dynamic Bearing) fan for thermal solution,…
  • [Hothardware.com] Dell UltraSharp U3011 30-inch Monitor Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/Dell_U3011_Thumbnail.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Dell-UltraSharp-U3011-30inch-Monitor-Review/)There are two types of power users on this planet, and they consist of those who use a 30-inch monitor, and those who don’t. The latter far outnumber the…
  • [Expreview.com] More Details of Gigabyte GeForce GTX 680 SOC Exposed

    WindForce 5X cooler Recently more details about Gigabyte GeForce GTX 680 SuperOverclock graphics card are leaked by WCCTech. Gigabyte GeForce GTX 680 SuperOverclock graphics card boasts nine 6mm heatpipes and 6pin+8pin power supply design. The graphics card features 8 phase power supply design and…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Logitech Unveils New Indoor Master Security System and Add-On Camera

    Today Logitech expanded its Logitech Alert lineup by introducing the*Logitech Alert 750n Indoor Master System, a complete video security system in a box that enables you to be there – even when you’re not. Easy installation, wide-angle night vision, powerful*PC*software and a free remote viewing…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] In the Patent War With ProView, Apple Emerges Victorious on American Front

    A California judge has dismissed Proview’s lawsuit against Apple over the “IPAD” name it claims it owns. Judge Mark Pierce, who presided over the case, dismissed the case late last week, agreeing with an argument presented by Apple’s lawyers that the two parties had agreed to settle any disputes in…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Black Ops 2 Could Put Activision in Legal Trouble

    Activision is already going at it in court with Jason West and Vince Zampella over their dismissal from Infinity Ward in 2009, but a clause in a Memorandum of Understanding filed with the lost wages and royalties suit in 2010 could affect the recently announced Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. According…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Buffalo Readies New Line of SSDs with MRAM Caches

    Buffalo launched a new line of SSDs that incorporate MRAM (magnetic random access memory) caches. The caches provide increase tolerance to power loss, and momentarily hold data that’s being transacted between the drive and the host, which buys the controller some time to prevent data loss, when the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Philips Introduces the 221S3UCB USB Monitor

    Philips has today announced the European release of the 221S3UCB 21.5-inch monitor which gets both power and signal via a USB connection. Part of the business-oriented S-Line family, this USB display features a TN panel, white LED backlighting, a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, a 5 ms…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Green House Announces New, Long-Life Wireless Mouse

    Japanese company Green House has today unveiled the GH-MUWAS, a compact wireless mouse promises a battery life of up to 200 days thanks to the use of an infrared LED. Seen below, the mouse measures 96.5 x 64 x 37.5 mm, it weights 49 grams without a battery (one AA battery powers it up), and…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Marshall Doesn’t Fear the Dark, Releases Major Pitch Black Headphones

    Marshall has now made available a new version of the Major headphones, the Pitch Black edition which is obviously painted black and swaps the vinyl-covered headband of the Major Black with one wrapped in sturdy (black) denim.

    Designed for all-day use, the headphones feature super soft cushions,…

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