Online News July 27, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) ViewSonic’s New VA12 Value Series Displays Deliver Style and Substance

    ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions, today announced the latest offerings as part of the brand new eco-friendly and affordable VA12 Series, including the VA1912m-LED and VA2212m-LED.

    “Selecting a value series display doesn’t…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) MSI Announces CR41 Multimedia Notebook

    MSI unveiled its new generation CR41 laptop, with a royal bronze tone finish revealing a metallic luster for a youthfully chic exterior. The color film print technology gives it character and natural refinement that make it stand out from the crowd. The CR41 is the perfect mobile companion when…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Apple Patents Game Controller and Console Remote

    Console-style gaming may be coming to iOS. A new patent application published today shows the company considering the use of a typical dual-analog controller to interface with Apple TV and other iOS devices. The documented controller looks very similar to Sony’s DualShock, and offers two analog…
  • [Techpowerup.com] ASUS VG278HE Monitor Packs 144 Hz Panel

    ASUS announced its newest 27-inch 3D desktop monitor, the VG278HE, which packs an LED-backlit LCD panel capable of 144 Hz refresh rate, which adds 24 frames per second to 120 Hz display output, making 3D gaming look even more fluid. The VG278HE makes use of a TN-film panel, with 1920 x 1080 pixels…
  • [Anandtech.com] The Google Nexus 7 Review

    I viewed Google I/O, Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) and the first Nexus tablet as Google’s last chance to deliver a knockout in the tablet space before the onslaught of Windows 8 and Windows RT devices later this year. While the show was undoubtedly a success, I don’t know that the market for $499+…
  • [Anandtech.com] NVIDIA Announces Compatibility with WiFi Display Miracast Specification

    Back at the end of May, the WiFi Alliance announced (http://www.wi-fi.org/media/press-releases/wi-fi-alliance%C2%AE-launch-wi-fi-certified-miracast%E2%84%A2-deliver-display-applications) a new WiFi Display certification program called Miracast. Making a standardization process for WiFi Display…
  • [Hothardware.com] Open Source: Incredible Apps For Every OS

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/icon_osi-jl.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Free-and-Open-Source-Software–Incredible-Apps-Available-For-Every-OS/)As the resident open source zealot, I thought it might be nice to have a quick rundown of some of the best apps that are free, open source,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] AMD Readies Trio of Athlon II X4 Processors in FM2 Package

    Even as launch of the next-generation A-Series “Trinity” desktop APUs remains elusive, there is already talk of what AMD will do with the 32 nm Trinity silicon, apart from using them in the A-Series. Some theories point out that the best performing parts could be sold in certain “high margin”…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) ITC Issues Notice of Final Determination in Rambus Matter

    Rambus Inc. (RMBS), one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies, today announced that the International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued its notice of final determination in the action brought by Rambus against LSI Logic, ST Microelectronics and other Respondents. In its notice, the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Windows 8 a Catastrophe, Want Linux to Thrive: Gabe Newell

    Gabe Newell is part of the crowd that’s not impressed with Microsoft Windows 8, or the direction in which it’s going to take PC gaming. Newell’s concerns, expressed in an interview to VentureBeat, go beyond the God-awful UI, and predict that Windows 8 could reshape the computing industry in a way…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Lian Li Announces Silent ATX Chassis – PC-B12

    Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, today announces a silent brushed aluminum ATX supported chassis – PC-B12. The PC-B12 has many features to keep noise down to minimum, including: a vent on the bottom of the chassis pulling in cool air, a downward facing exhaust baffle and noise dampening foam on the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Intel Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

    Intel Corporation’s board of directors has declared a 22.5 cents per share (90 cents per share on an annual basis) quarterly dividend on the company’s common stock. The dividend will be payable on Sept. 1, 2012 to stockholders of record on Aug. 7, 2012.

    Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in…

  • [Techpowerup.com] APC ROM, Kernel and Bootloader Available for Public Download

    We are pleased to announce that the APC ROM, kernel and bootloader are now available for download here (http://www.apc.io/library). Our efforts are focused on creating the most stable and user friendly Android experience for APC and with this release we are aiming to provide developers with the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Two New SAPPHIRE HD 7970 Vapor-X Editions Released

    SAPPHIRE Technology has now added two new Vapor-X Models to its HD 7970 series of high performance graphics cards based on the latest HD 7970 GHz Edition GPU from AMD.

    The SAPPHIRE HD 7970 6GB Vapor-X Edition shares many of the features of the recently announced industry-leading TOXIC Edition….

  • [VR-Zone.com] Sapphire Releases "Non-TOXIC" Radeon HD 7970 Vapor-X Graphics Cards

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/16834/158a.jpg

    Don’t worry, we’re not talking about toxicity (as in crayons) here. Sapphire launched a pair of new Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition graphics cards based on the same Vapor-X cooling solution as its recently-launched HD 7970…

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