Online News May 26, 2012

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Siri No Longer Welcomed in the Halls of Big Blue

    IBM – a long proponent of the ‘Bring Your Own Device’ movement – has banned employees from using Siri for official business. Apple has long disclosed that its servers retain users’ voice queries, as this ever-expanding database allows the service to be improved. In the words of the iPhone’s EULA,…
  • [VR-Zone.com] Gigabyte unveils mini-ITX Q77 motherboard, destined for business AIO’s

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    Gigabyte’s OEM motherboard division has been busy churning out new products and one of its latest additions is the MSQ77DI, a mini-ITX motherboard based on Intel’s Q77 chipset. The board is sadly not intended for…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Icy Dock Introduces the MB559U3S-1S and MB559U3S-1SB External HDD Enclosures

    External enclosures provide a great avenue for many professional & enterprise users in the media field looking for an easy way to store, backup data or transport hard drives. The ability to have slim, removable and heat dissipation are all critical features that truly protect, transport and store…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Monster Intros Three New High-Performance Headphones

    Monster, the global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-performance headphones, is dramatically raising the bar for headphone sound and style at this year’s Monaco Grand Prix, introducing three ground-breaking new models that deliver an astounding new level of audio quality, while…
  • [VR-Zone.com] Asus UX32VD will be an upgrade over the current UX31 ultrabook

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    Asus will be releasing an updated version of its Zenbook UX31 ultraportable laptop soon. The Zenbook UX31 is currently one of the more popular ultrabook on the market, and Asus intends to stay true to the UX31’s…

  • [VR-Zone.com] This Android 4.0 smartphone looks suspiciously similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note [with video]

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/16016/n8000top.jpg

    Want a Samsung Galaxy Note knock-off that looks just like the real McCoy, actually has pretty decent specs, and is way cheaper (19,800 yen or US$248.52)? Then head on over to aPad specialist store in Akihabara, where…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Spansion Unveils SLC NAND Flash Family and Five-Year Roadmap

    Spansion Inc., a leading innovator in Flash memory solutions for embedded markets, today announced it has started sampling its first family of single-level cell (SLC) Spansion NAND products using 4x nm floating-gate technology, targeted specifically for data storage in automotive, consumer and…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Spire CoolGate 2011 CPU Cooler Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1934/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1934/1/)The Spire CoolGate 2011 universal CPU cooler is a towering direct contact heat-pipe solution based on the gate-duct airflow principle. The base has 4 direct touch heat-pipes that make…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Dell Completes Acquisition of Cloud Client Computing Leader Wyse Technology

    Dell today announced it has completed its acquisition of Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing. The combination of Wyse’s capabilities with Dell’s existing desktop virtualization offerings position the company as the leader in the desktop virtualization, enabling it to offer…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Dell Windows 8 Tablet Leaks

    As revealed by a leaked slide, Dell’s Windows 8 plans include the launch of a 10-inch tablet running Microsoft’s upcoming operating system. Interestingly-enough, although Windows 8 will be ARM-friendly the tablet Dell has in the works, named Latitude 10, is going to be powered by an x86 processor,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Thermaltake Intros Toughpower XT 1275W Platinum Snow Edition

    Thermaltake, an award winning state of art PC power supplies, the leader and pioneer in PC thermal solutions, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, with “delivering the perfect user experiences” as our mission, today announced the new…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Streacom FC9 and FC10 Spec’d

    Streacom’s newest duo of silent all-aluminum cases for HTPCs, the micro-ATX FC9, and the ATX FC10, inch closer to their Computex 2012 launch. Their specifications were leaked by the company’s Chinese website. Both cases ensure the machines running in them stay quiet, and remain completely fanless,…
  • [Overclock3D.net] AMD A8-3870K Black Edition & Hybrid Crossfire Review

    With an integrated GPU and very competitive pricing the A8-3870K promises much. We see if it delivers.

    More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/amd_a8-3870k_black_edition_hybrid_crossfire_review/1)

  • [Overclock3D.net] BitFenix Prodigy Review

    2 hours ago the BitFenix Prodigy arrived at OC3D, we were primed and ready so here is our lightning fast review of this all new mini monster!

    More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cases_cooling/bitfenix_prodigy_review/1)

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Dell Reports Disappointing Earnings

    Though Michael Dell’s company has plenty of cash in the bank, based upon his firm’s most recent financial statements he is having a hard time making a buck. Dell reported Wednesday that revenue had fallen 4 percent from the same quarter a year ago, while profit dropped approximately 33 percent. For…

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