Online News July 20, 2012

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] In a Sluggish Quarter, AMD Manages to Post a Profit

    As the summer of silicon discontent drags on with weak earnings across the board for silicon companies, AMD has managed to remain profitable. While revenues continued to slip, AMD managed to bring in $37 million in profit on revenues, which dipped 11 percent from the last quarter, of $1.41 billion….
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Is Seagate Looking to Up Its SSD Game with OCZ Acquisition?

    Industry sources that have spoken to Fudzilla say that Seagate, who has notoriously struggled in the SSD game, is apparently in acquisition talks with OCZ. An acquisition of the venerable memory maker by Seagate would allow Seagate to significantly bolster its offerings in the consumer, enthusiast,…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Former AMD Engineer Turns Up at Apple

    According to a Linkedin profile update first noticed by Semi Accurate, former AMD system engineer John Bruno — who is seen to be one of the ‘fathers’ of Trinity — has turned up at Apple. Mr. Bruno joined AMD when it acquired graphics manufacturer ATI, but was laid off in November 2011 as part of…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Intel 910 Series 800GB PCI-E SSD Review

    Intel’s new 910 Series enterprise-class SSDs are meant to dominate an emerging market before their competition can even get off the ground. *Boasting transfer speeds of up to 2GB/s, a PCI-E interface for ultra quick communication, class leading longevity and multiple performance modes, this is very…
  • [Guru3d.com] ASUS Maximus V Extreme review

    We review the ASUS Maximus V Extreme. There is a kind of people that feel enough is not enough they want moar’ and for exactly that kind of enthusiast end user ASUS creates ROG EXTREME products. This is a ROG Republic of Gamers motherboard and that means extra enthusiast features alright as for…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Buffalo Outs 2 TB MiniStation 3.0 Portable HDD

    Buffalo launched a 2 TB variant of its MiniStation 3.0 portable hard drive (model: HD-PCT2. 0U3-GBJ). Slated for late-July, the drive will be priced at 29,925 JPY (US $380). The drive is built into the conventional MiniStation chassis, which is available in piano-black and pearl-white finishes. The…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) AMD Reports Second Quarter Results

    AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced revenue for the second quarter of 2012 of $1.41 billion, net income of $37 million, or $0.05 per share, and operating income of $77 million. The company reported non-GAAP net income of $46 million, or $0.06 per share, and non-GAAP operating income of $86 million.
  • [Legitreviews.com] Satechi Premium 4 Port Aluminum USB 2.0 Hub Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1973/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1973/1/)As the population of Mac computers grows, so does the third party add-on market. Increasingly, mobile computers are getting smaller like the MacBook Air and with the smaller size comes less…
  • [Techpowerup.com] MSI Readies Liquid-Cooled HD 7970 GHz Edition Lightning Graphics Card

    The performance lead that MSI’s Radeon HD 7970 Lightning maintained over reference HD 7970 was cut down, first by NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 680, and then by AMD’s own Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition, leaving its engineers to go back to the drawing boards, and design an even faster graphics card. The result:…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) SanDisk Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results

    SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, announced today results for the second quarter ended July 1, 2012. Total second quarter revenue of $1.03 billion declined 25% on a year-over-year basis and declined 14% on a sequential basis.

    On a GAAP(1)…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Microsoft Reports Record Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Revenue

    Microsoft Corp. today announced quarterly revenue of $18.06 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Operating income and loss per share for the quarter were $192 million and $0.06 per share.

    The financial results reflect the previously announced non-cash, non-tax-deductible income statement…

  • [Expreview.com] New USB 3.0 Specification Promises 100W Power Delivery

    The USB 3.0 Promoter Group, in conjunction with the USB 2.0 Promoter Group, lately announced the completion of the new USB power delivery specification, which enables increased power delivery through USB cables and connectors. The specification expands cable bus power capabilities in USB…
  • [Expreview.com] Lian Li Unveils PC-X2000FN EATX Case

    Lian Li lately unveils its slim brushed aluminum EATX case called PC-X2000FN. The new case measures 695mm*445mm*240mm, weights 12kg. In addition, the top section holds 5.25-inch, 3.5-inch and 2.5-inch drives. The middle section is for motherboards up to the EATX form factor, and has plenty of room…
  • [Expreview.com] Windows 8 Will be Available on October 26

    Steven Sinofsky, president of Windows division at Microsoft has announced at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting that Windows 8 will officially launch on October 26, 2012. It means that that customers will be able to get new operating system installation of Windows 8, let’s expecting its arrival!
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Apple Appealing Court Ordered Samsung Apology Ad

    Apple says it will appeal an order from a U.K court that it must publish an ‘apology’ ad to Samsung on its website and major publications stating that Samsung did not copy Apple’s design with its Galaxy series of tablets. According to Bloomberg, Judge Colin Birss of the U.K’s High Court ordered…

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