Online News July 5, 2012

  • [Expreview.com] NVIDIA GeForce/ION 304.79 Beta Released

    NVIDIA Lately released its GeForce/ION 304.79 Beta driver, which features TXAA anti-alising support. Some features of NVIDIA GeForce/ION 304.79 Beta driver * Fixed a compatibility issue with Civilization V and GeForce 400/500 series GPUs. * Fixed instances of flickering or missing mouse cursor when…
  • [Techreport.com] Fourth of July Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*
    1. Fudzilla: Tablet shipments to surpass notebooks in 2016 (http://www.fudzilla.com/home/item/27781-tablet-shipments-to-surpass-notebooks-in-2016)
    2. Focus Taiwan: New Apple design patent to threaten ultrabooks…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Apple Loses U.K Patent Skirmish to HTC

    Apple’s multi-theatre patent war suffered a setback today, as a U.K judge ruled that HTC had not infringed on four of Apple’s E.U held patents. The court also ruled that three of four patents being contested were invalid. These patents are related to slide-to-unlock, multitouch, and foreign…
  • [Expreview.com] Kingmax MMP20 mSATA SSD Debuts

    Nowadays, mSATA SSD is becoming economic storage for system upgrade in mainstream PC market since more and more Z68 or Z77 motherboards support Intel Smart Response Technology (SRT). Recently Kingmax also launches its mSATA MMP20 SSD. Kingmax mSATA SSD supports SATA 3Gbps interface, Silicon Motion…
  • [Techpowerup.com] EA to go 100% Digital, Calls NPD ‘Irrelevant’

    EA has made a major push into PC digital distribution with Origin, and it seems to be paying off. Analysts have predicted that we’re heading toward an all-digital age, and EA intends to speed up the process by actively moving toward that goal itself. “We’ll continue to deliver games in whatever…
  • [Legitreviews.com] SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I 16GB Memory Card Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1972/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1972/1/)Last month SanDisk announced the world’s fastest mobile memory card with the release of the SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I card. We got our hands on the 16GB version of this card and…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Final Fantasy VII PC Revamp Confirmed

    Square Enix recently commented that it wouldn’t dare remake Final Fantasy VII until it had surpassed it with a new FF. If you, like me, are a PC gamer with no real connection to the series and have no idea why it’s so beloved, you’ll seen get to see for yourself, as Square Enix today confirmed the…
  • [Bit-tech.net] Cyborg FLY 5 vs Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas X

    Image: http://images.bit-tech.net/content_images/2012/07/cyborg-fly-5-vs-thrustmaster-t-flight-hotas/featured_double.jpg (http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/peripherals/2012/07/04/cyborg-fly-5-vs-thrustmaster-t-flight-hotas/1)We put two of the best £30 joysticks head to head to see which you should…
  • [Guru3d.com] MSI GeForce GTX 670 Power edition /OC review

    We review the MSI GeForce GTX 670 Power edition /OC with new TwiNFrozr IV cooler. The card comes factory overclocked is silent and remains cool. Let’s have a peek shall we

    More… (http://www.guru3d.com/article/msi-geforce-gtx-670-power-edition-oc-review/)

  • [Anandtech.com] Acer Aspire V3-571G-9435: The Value Proposition

    We’ve had plenty of Acer laptops come in for review over the years (along with visits from their close relatives, Gateway). Rarely do we find such laptops reaching for the upper echelons of performance, build quality, design, or features, and yet many people buy Acer products. The reason is…
  • [Jonnyguru.com Review] Xigmatek Centauro 700W (XTK-CB-0700M)

    It has been a little over a year since we have looked at a power supply unit from Xigmatek. Today they sent us one of the middle units in their new Centauro line, the Xigmatek Centauro Power Force 700W (XTK-CB-0700M). The Centauro line consists of four different units (600W, 700W, 800W, & 1000W)…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Plantiffs’ Counsel Announces that Federal Jury Finds Toshiba Fixed LCD Prices

    Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP and Pearson, Simon, Warshaw & Penny, LLP today announced that a federal court jury this morning found that Toshiba Corporation and its subsidiaries conspired with the world’s other leading manufacturers of Thin Film Transistor-Liquid Crystal Displays…
  • [VR-Zone.com] ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T Hands-on

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    We first saw during CES 2012 an early engineering sample of the ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T, which is essentially a 1920×1200 screen upgrade of the much acclaimed Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF200 . Our…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) GELID Launches the GC-Extreme 10g and GC-Supreme Thermal Compounds

    Thermal Solutions specialist GELID Solutions launches the cutting-edge “GC-Extreme” thermal compound with a net content of 10g. It contains the same material as the multi-winning “GC-Extreme 3.5g” and varies in net content only.

    In comparison to the other compounds in the market the “GCExtreme”…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) NZXT Unveils Hue LED Controller

    NZXT, a company built on realizing the dreams of gamers worldwide, is proud to announce Hue, an LED configurator that grants PC enthusiasts the power to completely customize chassis illumination. With three RGB controls, Hue enables users to adjust the color fade, pulsating light effects, and…

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