Online News June 3, 2012

  • [Techreport.com] 13.5-inch OLED prototype has 3840×2160 pixels

    Good news on the display front. Sharp and Semiconductor Energy Laboratory have jointly developed a new oxide semiconductor that promises screens with higher resolutions, lower power consumption, and narrower bezels. The tech adds a crystalline structure to an oxide semiconductor that would…
  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: Storage and displays

    With hard drive prices the way they are, it’s rare to find truly good deals on mechanical storage. Newegg has a couple of those right now, though, and believe it or not, the prices aren’t all that far off from what they were before last year’s floods in Thailand.

    The biggest discount is on…

  • [Anandtech.com] The Achieva Shimian QH270: A $350 27-inch WQHD S-IPS Display

    A couple of months ago our resident smartphone guru, Brian Klug, told me about a super affordable, Korean made 27-inch 2560 x 1440 display that used the same panel as Apple’s 27-inch Cinema and Thunderbolt Displays. Brian first heard about the displays in the comments to our review of HP’s ZR2740w…
  • [Techreport.com] Release roundup: Card readers and efficient PSUs

    We’ve only got a couple of items for this week’s release roundup. Computex is drawing nigh, and most hardware makers seem to be holding off on major releases for now. Still, we have news from NZXT and PSU maker Be Quiet:

    Image:…

  • [Techreport.com] Saturday Shortbread

    *_The Pick 6_*

    1. Engadget: Google’s Sundar Pichai confirms (http://www.engadget.com/2012/05/31/google-sundar-pichai-offline-google-drive-cheaper-chromebook/) that offline Google
    Drive ‘coming in five weeks,’ hints at ad-supported Chromebook
    2. DigiTimes: Asus, HTC back off…

  • [Anandtech.com] Thunderbolt on Windows Part 2: Intel’s DZ77RE-K75 & ASUS’ P8Z77-V Premium

    Quad-core mobile Sandy Bridge (http://www.anandtech.com/show/4083), 2.5″ SSDs (http://www.anandtech.com/tag/SSDs) and Thunderbolt (http://www.anandtech.com/show/4194/intels-codename-lightpeak-launches-as-thunderbolt) together have allowed me to use a notebook as my primary work machine. I get all…
  • [Techreport.com] Sunday Shortbread

    *_7 Up_*

    1. The NY Times: Obama order (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/01/world/middleeast/obama-ordered-wave-of-cyberattacks-against-iran.html) set up wave of cyberattacks against Iran
    2. Fudzilla: OCZ to take Computex show by storm…

  • [Anandtech.com] ASRock Revamps HTPC Lineup with VisionX, Vision HT and MINI Series

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5883/asr_computex_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/5883/asrock-revamps-htpc-lineup-with-visionx-vision-ht-and-mini-series)

    ASRock’s mini-ITX form factor HTPCs have been held in high esteem by us, but their second generation refresh left a lot to be…

  • [TechArp.com] Western Digital My Passport 2 TB Portable (USB 3.0) Hard Disk Drive Review

    Today, we are going to take a look at their latest portable hard disk drive for the PC market – the 2 TB Western Digital My Passport (USB 3.0). It boasts the following featuresâ?¦

    More… (http://www.techarp.com/showarticle.aspx?artno=749&pgno=0)

  • [Hothardware.com] Dell XPS One 27 All-in-One Desktop, Ivy Bridge-Infused

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/Dell_XPS_2710_Thumbnail.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Dell-XPS-One-2710-AllinOne-Desktop-Review/)There’s a transformation taking place in the PC market, and despite what the doomsayers might tell you, it has nothing to do with tablets, smartphones,…
  • [Anandtech.com] Galaxy Nexus CDMA/LTE 4.0.4 IMM76K Update Rolling Out

    It has been nearly four months since I originally wrote about (http://www.anandtech.com/show/5509/cdmalte-galaxy-nexus-404-update-changes-signal-reporting) the CDMA/LTE Galaxy Nexus 4.0.4 update, which changed the signal to bars mapping, improves stability, and brought other necessary bugfixes….
  • [Anandtech.com] AMD Announces A New 900MHz Radeon HD 7750

    For our final bit of AMD news today, in a bit of an unusual move AMD has informally announced a new Radeon HD 7750.

    The new 7750, which will *not* be replacing the old 7750, is a higher clocked, higher power consuming Cape Verde card, which takes advantage of the fact that AMD had to underclock…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Club 3D Introduces Radeon HD 7870 Eyefinity 6 Graphics Card

    Club 3D proudly presents the Club 3D Radeon HD 7870 Eyefinity 6 graphics card, the world’s first Radeon HD 7000 series graphics card to feature 6 mini DisplayPort outputs, and harnesses the power to unleash incredible scalability, productivity and immersive HD gaming performance, making it the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) SteelSeries and Major League Gaming Introduce the Sensei MLG Edition Gaming Mouse

    SteelSeries, the leading manufacturer of premium-quality peripherals, and partner Major League Gaming (MLG), the world’s largest competitive video game league, today introduced the SteelSeries Sensei MLG Edition Gaming Mouse. As the official, licensed mouse for Major League Gaming, the SteelSeries…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Energizer Wall & Car USB Charger Reviews

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1940/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1940/1/) Energizer is no stranger when it comes to making some of the best power solutions available and in recent years the company has been focusing on keeping you mobile devices powered-up when…

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