Online News July 1, 2012

  • [Expreview.com] PowerColor Introduces Low-Profile Radeon HD 7750 LP Graphics Card

    Lately PowerColor introduces its Radeon HD 7750 LP graphics card, which adopts single-slot and low-profile design. The card is based on 28nm Cape Verde core, features 512 stream processors, 32 texture units, 16 ROPs, 1GB GDDR5 memory, core/memory frequencies of 800MHz/1125MHz with memory interface…
  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: Coupon codes and other goodies

    We’re taking a break from our usual deal hunting this week to bring you a handful of nifty coupon codes. Newegg happens to have a number of those right now, all covering broad swaths of products—and all expiring either at the end of the month or early in July.

    For starters, the e-tailer is…

  • [Techreport.com] Thermaltake Cyclone Edition mouse integrates cooling fan

    Thermaltake’s new gaming mouse blows away the competition. Literally. The Black Element Cyclone Edition (http://www.ttesports.com/products/product.aspx?g=feature&s=32) has a 30-mm fan mounted just in front of its main buttons:

    Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2012q2/tt-fanmouse.jpg …

  • [Techreport.com] No Flash plug-in coming to Android 4.1—ever

    What’s that sound? It’s the death knell ringing for Flash on Android. Adobe announced yesterday (http://blogs.adobe.com/flashplayer/2012/06/flash-player-and-android-update.html) that its Flash plug-in doesn’t support—and will never support—the new version of Google’s mobile operating…
  • [Techreport.com] Google’s pricey Nexus Q media streamer made in the USA

    $200 tablets and $1,500 glasses weren’t the only devices Google revealed during its I/O conference this week. It also debuted the Nexus Q (https://play.google.com/store/devices/details?id=nexus_q), a “social streaming media player” designed for the living room. Inside the Q’s orb-like shell lies…
  • [Techreport.com] Saturday Shortbread

    *_7 Up_*
    1. Computerworld cites report: Full upgrades to Windows 8 only from Windows 7 (http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9228661/Report_Full_upgrades_to_Windows_8_only_from_Windows_7)
    2. Taipei Times: UMC and IBM team up to develop 20nm chips…
  • [VR-Zone.com] ASUS Readies Dragon HD 7850 DirectCU II Graphics Card

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/16484/268a.jpg

    ASUS unveiled pictures of its Radeon HD 7850 DirectCU II Dragon Edition graphics card. The new SKU is designed for specific markets, and is expected to be priced on par with reference clock speed models, perhaps even…

  • [Anandtech.com] AMD Posts Catalyst 12.6 WHQL, 12.7 Beta

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6062/amd_logo_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6062/amd-posts-catalyst-126-whql-127-beta)

    Closing out the month of June, AMD has posted two new Catalyst driver builds.

    The first is Catalyst 12.6…

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] New Zealand Court Finds MegaUpload Raid Illegal

    A New Zealand court has determined that search warrants used by police in the January raid of the residence of MegaUpload boss Kim “Kim Dotcom” Schmitz were illegal. Prosecutors in New Zealand working at the behest of the F.B.I allege Mr. Schmitz was the ringleader of cabal that benefitted…
  • [Expreview.com] AMD Catalyst 12.6 WHQL and 12.7 Beta Driver Available

    AMD recently rolls out its Catalyst 12.6 WHQL driver, as well as Catalyst 12.7 Beta. New features of AMD Catalyst 12.6 WHQL •AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800 Tri-CrossFire configurations + Eyefinity no longer results in a BSOD when launching a DirectX application •AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD…
  • [Expreview.com] ADATA Rolls out XPG SX910 Series SSD

    ADATA recently rolls out XPG SX910 series SSD, which broads the XPG line of its storage products. The same with SX900, SX910 packs MLC NAND flash memory and SandForce SF-2281 controller. In addition, the new SSD features SATA 6Gbps interface and capacities of 128GB/256GB/512GB. The SX910 delivers…
  • [Expreview.com] VESA Announces MyDP Standard for Mobile Devices

    Lately the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) announced the release of the Mobility DisplayPort (MyDP) Standard. MyDP is an extension of the DisplayPort connectivity standard that enables mobile devices to share high-definition video, audio, and 3D content with the broad universe of…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] AMD Makes Catalyst 12.6 and the AMD Catalyst 12.7 Drivers Available

    AMD announced the first set of drivers on its new release schedule today, the final*WHQL build of the 12.6*beta and the new*beta version of 12.7. AMD announced in early June that they were moving away from a monthly driver release schedule, taking instead a NVIDIA style release as needed regiment….
  • [Anandtech.com] MHL and USB-OTG on the Nexus 7 – Mounting USB Storage Not Supported

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6061/GoogleIO2012-2259_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6061/mhl-and-usbotg-on-the-nexus-7-mounting-usb-storage-not-supported)

    Since posting the Nexus 7 mini review (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6054/google-nexus-7-mini-review), I’ve gotten a lot of…

  • [Legitreviews.com] Corsair Accelerator 30GB SSD Cache Drive Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1966/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1966/1/)The Corsair Accelerator SSD cache drive series was designed for desktop PC users who want to give their Microsoft Windows based PC a dramatic performance boost with minimal cost and hassle….

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