Online News July 9, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) HP Announces New Compaq, ENVY and Pavilion All-in-One PCs

    HP today expanded its all-in-one desktop PC portfolio with business and consumer designs that deliver multimedia-rich performance, trusted reliability and enhanced security in a small footprint.

    The new all-in-ones are designed as cost-, space- and energy-efficient alternatives to a traditional…

  • [Expreview.com] MSI GeForce GTX 680 Lightning Graphics Card Review

    Introduction Lightning series has always been MSI’s most high-end products, from 2009 the company only launched nine products, these cards feature top GPUs, luxurious materials and workmanship aiming to achieve extreme frequency, currently we could find various overclocking record of MSI Lighting…
  • [Expreview.com] AMD Radeon HD 7990 May Arrive in Late July

    PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7970 X2 As VR-Zone reported, AMD Radeon HD 7990 will arrive in late July, the card is supposed to feature two Tahiti XT GPUs and 6GB GDDR5 memory. The same with HD 7970 GHz Edition, HD 7990 is expected to support PowerTune with Boost technology. Actually AIB partners have…
  • [Techreport.com] Sunday Shortbread

    *_The Starting Five_*
    1. TorrentFreak: Cyberlocker offered to help prosecute users (http://torrentfreak.com/cyberlocker-offered-to-help-prosecute-users-to-settle-34-8m-copyright-suit-120706/) to settle $34.8m
    copyright suit and one-man army on a mission to destroy…
  • [Expreview.com] University of Oxford Deploys UK?s Most Powerful GPU Supercomputer

    NVIDIA recently announced that the University of Oxford and a consortium of top UK-based academic institutions have deployed the nation’s most powerful GPU-accelerated supercomputer to enable advanced research across a range of scientific and engineering fields. Unveiled at the newly established…
  • [Expreview.com] Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 SOC Graphics Card Surfaced

    Gigabyte is working on its another Super Overclock edition graphics card——Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 SOC. The same with GTX 680 SOC, Gigabyte HD 7970 SOC employs Windforce 5x cooler as well, and the cooler features tri-slot design and five 40mm fans. Five 40mm fans DVI, HDMI and dual-mini DP…
  • [Techreport.com] Sunday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*

    1. Ars Technica: hp says Itanium, HP-UX not dead yet (http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/07/hp-says-itanium-hp-ux-not-dead-yet/)
    2. Execution, innovation, location: 3 reasons…

  • [Legitreviews.com] Kingston MobileLite G3 USB 3.0 Memory Card Reader Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1977/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1977/1/)Kingston recently released the third generation of its popular MobileLite portable card reader. The MobileLite G3 is a compact, multi-functional USB 3.0 card reader that supports…
  • [Techreport.com] Transformer Pad 300 getting 4G/LTE connectivity

    Asus’ Transformer tablets have just about everything, especially when you throw in their keyboard docks. However, the Android-based devices have thus far shied away from cellular broadband connectivity, getting by on Wi-Fi alone for Internet access. Looks like that’s about to change, because a…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Does This New Apple Patent Put PC OEMs in Trouble?

    The intellectual property office of Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs is cautioning PC OEMs in the country that a new Apple patent may expose manufactures that produce ultrabooks to patent litigation in the United States. The patent, seen below, is for the latest refresh of the Macbook Air….
  • [Techreport.com] Gigabyte doubles down on Thunderbolt ports

    A single Thunderbolt port has an obscene amount of bandwidth: 10Gbps in each direction per channel, with two channels per port. The interconnect standard also supports daisy-chaining with up to seven Thunderbolt devices. You’d think one port per motherboard would be sufficient. Nope. Gigabyte is…
  • [Techreport.com] Friday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*
    1. Get out your wallet: It is the best time of year to buy a laptop (http://www.geekwire.com/2012/wallet-time-buy-laptop/) – GeekWire
    2. Benzinga: Sterne Agee downgrades…
  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: Cheap storage and CPUs, plus an ultraportable

    SSD prices have plummeted (http://techreport.com/articles.x/23149) over the past year. No wonder solid-state drives have been regular fixtures in our weekly deals posts. There are plenty of discounted drives out there right now, but none are quite as attractive as OCZ’s Vertex 3 120GB. This…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Battlefield 3 Getting Arranged Matches

    To give the Battlefield 3 competitive scene a helping hand, DICE is working on a new ‘Matches’ feature that lets players set up and schedule closed servers for their bouts. It’ll all run through the Battlelog, but you’ll need to be renting a dedicated server. “Players will be able to coordinate…
  • [Techpowerup.com] SEGA’s Nights Coming to the PC

    Sega is continuing to reach into its back catalog, and fans are loving it. The latest HD remaster from the house of Sonic is the Saturn classic, Nights into Dreams. The digital re-release will be available on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, and Windows PC this fall. The updated version adds…

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