Online News July 25, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) GLOBALFOUNDRIES Extending Fab 8 to Meet Strong Customer Demand

    GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced it is moving forward with the final construction for the extension of Module 1 at the Fab 8 campus in New York. The project will add 90,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity, bringing the total capacity for Fab 8 Module 1 to 300,000 square feet. Construction…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Apple Reports Third Quarter Results

    Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 third quarter ended June 30, 2012. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $35.0 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.8 billion, or $9.32 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $28.6 billion and net profit of $7.3…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Club 3D Announces HD 7970 RoyalAce Graphics Card

    Club 3D takes a giant leap and destroys the competition with the release of the most quiet, cool and brutally fast Club 3D Radeon HD 7970 royalAce graphic card, the latest addition to the PokerSeries family.

    Get the best of the best with Club 3D’s PokerSeries, the Radeon HD 7970 royalAce offers…

  • [VR-Zone.com] VIA ARM-Powered Pico-ITX Motherboard Launched

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    VIA announced the VAB-800, a motherboard in the pic-ITX form-factor (10 cm x 7.2 cm, ATX/ITX compatible), driven by an ARM-based SoC. The company claims the SoC powering the board is capable of 1080p video playback,…

  • [Hothardware.com] WD My Net N900 HD Dual-Band Router Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/WD_MyNetN900_Thumbnail.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Western-Digital-My-Net-N900-HD-DualBand-Router-Review/)Quick! What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Western Digital? If you’re like most people, you immediately thought of…
  • [Bigbruin.com] OCZ Technology Vertex 4 256GB Solid State Drive

    Image: http://bigbruin.com/images/articles/814/icon.jpg (http://bigbruin.com/content/oczvertex4_1)The OCZ Technology Vertex 4 256GB solid state drive is an impressive unit, and a nice upgrade over the previous generation of Vertex drives. During testing it was particularly strong in most of the…
  • [Anandtech.com] Qualcomm’s Quad-Core Snapdragon S4 (APQ8064/Adreno 320) Performance Preview

    If you’ve been following our SoC related coverage, you’ll probably have come across our coverage of Qualcomm’s upcoming SoCs in their Mobile Development Platforms (MDPs). It’s an interesting way to get both a feeling for the performance of a given platform before things are final, and to see how…
  • [Anandtech.com] HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE Review: One Alternative

    The original Droid Incredible was released as the third wave in Verizon’s push to battle Apple’s iPhone with modern, capable Android phones. Released as the third iteration of the Incredible line, the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE retreads the originals design language, while updating the internals…
  • [Anandtech.com] Broadcom Announces 802.11ac Combo Chip, BCM4335

    Back at the Netgear 802.11ac event where we got to see some of the first 802.11ac enabled R6300 and R6200 routers, Broadcom told me that the announcement of an 802.11ac combo chip was imminent. That was just under a month ago, and today they’ve made good on that promise with the announcement…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) VIA Announces First Embedded ARM Based Pico-ITX Board, VIA VAB-800

    VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient computing platforms, today announced the VIA VAB-800 Pico-ITX embedded ARM board. Featuring a choice of an 800MHz or a 1GHz Freescale ARM Cortex-A8 processor, the VIA VAB-800 combines a wide operating temperature range with extremely low…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Sharkoon Announces Tactix Gaming Keyboard

    Sharkoon announces the launch of the Tactix gaming keyboard. The Sharkoon Tactix Gaming Keyboard comes with an 18-key rollover, interchangeable WASD and Arrow keys. The black keyboard eliminates the need for multimedia keys and offers compact dimensions of 431 x 136 x 24 mm for a space saving…
  • [Techpowerup.com] AMD Gaming Exec Departs Chip Maker for Rival NVIDIA

    The executive overseeing Advanced Micro Devices Inc.’s (AMD) relationship with videogame-console makers has left the company to join rival NVIDIA, taking with him years of experience in the competitive field. Bob Feldstein, who joined AMD when the company acquired graphics-chip maker ATI in 2006,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) PLX Expands PCI Express Gen3 Portfolio, Adds Versatile 96-, 80-, 64-Lane Switches

    PLX Technology, Inc., a leading global supplier of high-speed connectivity solutions enabling emerging data center architectures, today announced a new trio of ultra-high lane count PCI Express (PCIe) Gen3 switches developed for cutting-edge markets like storage systems, high-end graphics, and…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Dell Unveils New Precision Mobile Workstations

    Dell today announced the next generation Dell Precision mobile workstations for engineering and design professionals who need uncompromising performance and dependability wherever their demanding work takes them. Film editors on movie sets, architects at construction sites, geophysicists in the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Day Z Mod To Go Stand-Alone This Year

    The Day Z mod for ArmA 2 has been a runaway hit, boosting ArmA 2 sales and raising its profile among PC enthusiasts. The mod team has been open with its plans to spin off into its own stand-alone game, but it sounds like that’s happening sooner than expected. Modder Dean Hall told VG247…

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