Online News May 25, 2012

  • [Hothardware.com] Android vs. Windows Phone: The Case For Conversion

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/mobos110.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Windows-Phone-75-vs-Android–Mobile-User-Interfaces-Explored/) 2012 is shaping up to be a major year for mobile operating systems. For those fortunate enough to own a smartphone, these are exciting times….
  • [Anandtech.com] Replacing my HTPC with a mini ITX System

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    Free time is hard to come by these days. Since the beginning of the year I’ve hit Vegas, Barcelona, Santa Clara, New York, Santa Clara (again), Austin,…

  • [Guru3d.com] MSI Radeon HD 7850 Power Edition OC review

    We review the MSI Radeon HD 7850 Power Edition OC with that all new TwinFrozr IV cooler. The updated cooler has much better looks and MSIs proprietary TwinFrozr IV cooling system that packs 8mm thick nickel-plated copper heatpipes to convey heat drawn directly from the GPU to a large aluminum fin…
  • [Anandtech.com] Gigabyte GA-Z77MX-D3H Review â?? Z77 and MicroATX

    In the first of our non-full-size Z77 motherboard reviews, we are today getting to grips with the Gigabyte GA-Z77MX-D3H. Currently retailing at $135, the Z77MX-D3H offers more performance in the microATX factor than some motherboards do in full-fat ATX mode. This motherboard took high-powered…
  • [Anandtech.com] MSI GT70 Ivy Bridge Gaming Notebook Giveaway

    Congrats to lebarle who won the MSI Z77A-GD65 from our last giveaway. As I hinted at last time however, if you didn’t win or aren’t in need of a new motherboard, MSI had something special planned for us: a quad-core Ivy Bridge notebook to give away.

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  • [Anandtech.com] Nvidia Announces Icera 500 – The Baseband in Grey

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5862/Screen Shot 2012-05-24 at 1.25.03 PM_575px.png (http://i4memory.com/show/5862/nvidia-announces-icera-500-the-baseband-in-grey)

    During Nvidia’s Tegra analyst day, more details were disclosed about both Nvidia’s plans for Icera, and the upcoming…

  • [Techreport.com] A brief look at Nvidia’s GK110 graphics chip

    Last week at its GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia unveiled the first details of its upcoming GK110 GPU, the “real” Kepler chip and bigger brother to the GK104 silicon powering the GeForce GTX 600 series (http://techreport.com/articles.x/22922). Although the GK110 won’t be hitting the market for…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Diablo III is the Fastest Selling PC Game Ever

    Blizzard’s long awaited RPG Diablo III has shattered sales records to become the fastest selling PC game in history, according to a statement released Wednesday by the company. Blizzard says that 3.5 million copies had been sold, in addition to the 1.2 million players who received the game for free…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Rory Read to Intel: ‘Let There be Peace Between our Warring Peoples’

    In an interview with Bloomberg News, Rory Read, CEO of AMD, said that his company would withdraw from the processor speed war with Intel claiming, “the era is done”. “That era is done,” said CEO Read in an interview with Bloomberg. “There’s enough processing power on every laptop on the planet…
  • [Expreview.com] Deelcool Teases New Cooling Pads with Speaker Function

    What will be the focus of this June, surely it’s the upcoming ComputeX 2012, at the time there will be over 1800 PC companies to join the event displaying their new products. The famous cooling expert DeepCool won’t miss the event as well. The company will show off its various excellent products,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Intel Invests More Than $40 Million in Network of University Research Centers

    Intel Corporation today announced it will invest more than $40 million over the next 5 years in a worldwide network of university research communities called the Intel Collaborative Research Institutes (ICRI). The ICRI program is based on the successful U.S.-based Intel Science and Technology…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Sharkoon Intros Nightwriter Gaming Keyboard

    Sharkoon releases its CeBIT introduced Nightwriter gaming keyboard into the market. With the Sharkoon Nightwriter the PC accessory and gaming specialist present a gaming keyboard in which users can easily use in darkened environments – and in addition looks very stylish. The matte black,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Spire Launches the Star LED Fan Series

    Introducing the Spire Star LED fan series, the Star series consist out of RedStar & BlueStar LED fans which are high quality, LED colored and silent cooling fans for the PC gamer. Based on the new Star fan blade design these LED series are destined to provide good airflow at silent noise levels….
  • [VR-Zone.com] ASUS and StarHub announce PadFone and PadFone Station in Singapore

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    ASUS unveiled the PadFone and PadFone Station at Mobile World Congress in February this year. Today, the Taiwanese company has announced that the PadFone and PadFone Station will go on retail from 2 June next month, and…

  • [VR-Zone.com] Development of male youth in jeopardy due to video games and pornogprahy

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    The discussion of how video games and pornography are influencing the way American males develop as human beings is as touchy of a topic as it can get. A recent article by gamesindustry.biz clarifies that…

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