Online News June 18, 2012

  • [Expreview.com] Logitech Rolls out G600 MMO Gaming Mouse

    Lately Logitech introduced its latest popular G-Series gaming mouse——Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse, which is a highly customizable and easy-to-use mouse specifically designed for massively multiplayer online (MMO) gamers. The mouse features 20 buttons, including 12 thumb buttons, set in two groups…
  • [Expreview.com] Toshiba Develops 64-core SoC for Embedded Application

    Toshiba recently announced that they have developed a low-power, many-core System-on-a-Chip (SoC) for embedded application in some areas, such as automotive products and digital consumer products. The SoC includes 64 cores, which is claimed to be eight times more than its multi-core predecessor…
  • [Expreview.com] Sapphire Radeon HD 7750 Ultimate Graphics Card Review

    Sapphire HD 7750 Ultimate Introduction Compared with previous condition, the card’s 28nm power consumption and heat is lower, it’s a great chance for fanless mid-range graphics cards. Earlier Sapphire has announced its AMD HD 7750 graphics card which adopts passive-cooled design, now the card…
  • [Techreport.com] Saturday Shortbread

    *_The Pick 6_*
    1. DigiTimes: Intel to hold ultrabook cost-reduction
    meeting (http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20120614PD214.html) with Taiwan supply chain makers in July
    2. Mac Rumors: Functioning Apple 1 sells for $375,000…
  • [Techreport.com] Father’s Day Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*
    1. Financial Post: Get used (http://business.financialpost.com/2012/06/12/get-used-to-overage-fees-on-your-internet-bill-canada/) to ‘overage’ fees on your Internet bill, Canada
    2. AllThingsD: Nokia’s Facebook tease is for its 41-megapixel phone…
  • [Anandtech.com] Lian Li PC-A55 Case Review: Unfortunate Name Befits the Design

    Marking our fifth venture into Lian Li territory in recent years, the PC-A55 enclosure we have on hand is another unique, slightly-off-the-wall design from a company we’ve come to expect this kind of thinking from. After all, at Computex they were showing off a case with 26 3.5″ bays and another…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Samsung Delays Canadian Launch of Galaxy S3

    Citing “unprecedented global demand”, Samsung announced Friday that the release of the Galaxy S3 smartphone will be pushed back until June 27. Originally, the smartphone was supposed to go on sale in Canada on June 20. According to media reports, the Galaxy S3 has broken sales records for Samsung…
  • [Bigbruin.com] Noctua NH-L12 Low Profile CPU Cooler

    Image: http://bigbruin.com/images/articles/811/icon.jpg (http://bigbruin.com/content/nhl12_1)The Noctua NH-L12 is an excellent choice for an HTPC or desktop system where space is at a premium. With the 120mm fan installed on top of the cooler it stands just 93mm tall, and if you can manage to run…
  • [Techreport.com] Toshiba builds a bigger tablet

    For a while now, we’ve wondered aloud about what it might be like to use a larger tablet. The screens on most of today’s slates measure 10 inches or less, but there’s some appeal to a display with more real estate. Toshiba apparently agrees, because its new Excite tablet…
  • [Anandtech.com] Pipeline Review: Razer Tiamat 7.1

    * Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6011/_DSC7996_575px.JPG (http://i4memory.com/show/6011/pipeline-review-razer-tiamat-71)*

    * What is it? *

    Razer’s Tiamat 7.1, the first headset to feature 10 discrete drivers for true 7.1 surround sound.

    * How much? *

  • [Techreport.com] Keep calm and buy old tech

    Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2012_6_15_Keep_calm_and_buy_old_tech/MacHole_keepcalm2.jpg In my mind, I’ve always been an early adopter. In my mind, I’m also Bruce Wayne’s wealthier uncle, Gustav, who thinks Batman’s a punk for refusing to use micronukes for crowd control. In my mind, I have many…
  • [Techreport.com] Rumor: 13” Retina MacBook Pro expected in October

    I have to admit, I was a little disappointed to see Apple release only one notebook with a high-density display this week. The 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina display might be an impressive feat of engineering, but its $2,199 price tag and 15″ display size makes it feel a little… well,…
  • [Techreport.com] NYT: Microsoft to release its own Windows 8 tablet

    Later this year, we’re going to see hardware makers compete to see who can offer the best Windows 8 tablet. If the New York Times is correct, there’s going to be a slight twist: those hardware makers will end up competing not just with each other, but also with Microsoft itself.

    Quoting unnamed…

  • [Techreport.com] Meet Valve’s resident economist

    What does Valve software have in common with the European economic crisis? Yanis Varoufakis. This economics PhD has written a couple of books on the world’s current financial disaster, and he’s now taken a position as Valve’s “economist-in-residence.” Surprisingly, Varoufakis isn’t a gamer. He…
  • [Techpowerup.com] EA Starts Medal of Honor Charity for Fallen Soldiers

    EA has started a new program to generate awareness and charitable contributions to fallen Special Operations soldiers, titled “Project Honor.” The program is a marketing tie-in with the upcoming Medal of Honor Warfighter, but it’s also planning some smart ways to benefit military charities. Various…

About the Author