Online News August 9, 2012

  • [VR-Zone.com] ARCTIC releases the Accelero Hybrid 7970 graphics card cooler

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    Today ARCTIC released their latest graphics card cooler, the Accelero Hybrid 7970. As the name suggests, the innovative cooler is a hybrid between a closed-loop watercooling system and a normal 120mm fan, with the watercooler…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Introducing the ICY DOCK MB080USEB-1SB Blizzard

    External enclosures are a great way to have high capacity data storage on the go. Data can also be a critical factor for media, backup, or music professionals. Some of the top tier hard drive companies have made their own all in one enclosure with hard drive included. However, one of the known…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Steam Expands Beyond Games, to Offer Software Soon

    Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced the first set of Software titles are heading to Steam, marking a major expansion to the platform most…
  • [Techreport.com] Dell’s new 27-inch IPS monitor doubles price of Korean imports

    27″ IPS monitors have been a hot topic recently (http://techreport.com/articles.x/23291), and now Dell has a new one. Like typical 27-inchers, the UltraSharp U2713HM offers a 2560×1440 display resolution. Dell claims the panel covers 99% of the sRGB color gamut and says the LED backlight pumps out…
  • [Hothardware.com] Maingear Potenza Super Stock SFF System Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/Potenza_thumbnail.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Maingear-Potenza-Review/)Notebook makers aren’t the only ones trying to cram big performance parts into little form factors. Desktop system builders are attempting the same thing, and if you require…
  • [Techreport.com] Wednesday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*
    1. AllThingsD: Apple gorging (http://allthingsd.com/20120806/apple-gorging-on-mobile-industry-revenue/) on mobile industry revenue
    2. Desktop Android? Multi-user Android support (http://www.zdnet.com/desktop-android-multi-user-android-support-is-on-its-way-7000002143/) is on…
  • [Expreview.com] Lian Li Announces PC-V650 ATX Case

    Lian Li lately announces its aluminum ATX supported case——PC-V650 which comes with a side mounted power supply design. PC-V650 measures 251mm*360mm*427mm, weights 5kg and supports ATX/Micro-ATX motherboards. In addition, the case features seven PCI expansion slots, holds up to seven 3.5-inch hard…
  • [Techreport.com] Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pre-orders get early beta access

    Valve is making it hard to resist buying the new Counter-Strike game. It’s not just that Global Offensive is already on sale for $13.49, 10% below the regular price, despite going up for pre-order (http://store.steampowered.com/news/8571/) only yesterday. Valve is also offering early beta access to…
  • [Anandtech.com] T-Mobile RF Engineer Does Reddit AMA – Answers a Few LTE Questions

    In the past, carriers have been guarded if not purposely opaque about things like radio network planning, infrastructure rollouts, and other competitive details. With the smartphone boom well underway, many of those curtains are starting to fall as customers get more and more savvy with air…
  • [Techreport.com] Steam to start offering non-gaming apps next month

    Valve has been busy lately. Its CEO, Gabe Newell, is publicly bashing (http://techreport.com/discussions.x/23315) Windows 8 and trying to build up Linux into a compelling alternative. Valve’s developers are working hard on Linux ports of the Steam client and Left 4 Dead 2. And now, the company says…
  • [Techreport.com] Rumor: ARM version of Office 2013 will be pared down

    Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2012_7_16_Office_2013_Customer_Preview_now_available/feat.jpg Last month, Microsoft confirmed (http://techreport.com/discussions.x/23266) that an ARM-compatible version of Office 2013 Home and Student will be bundled with Windows RT devices, including Microsoft’s…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced Mini-ITX Case Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/2003/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2003/1/) Cooler Master recently announced the Elite 120 Advanced mini-ITX PC case and we have a full review of it for you today! The CM Elite 120 Advanced supports full sized video cards, a 5.25”…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Genius Imperator Gaming Keyboard Is Now Available for the US and Canada

    Genius today announces professional gaming keyboard for MMO/RTS gamers – Imperator. The newest addition to the GX Gaming Series, the Imperator gives gamers customized control in the heat of battle.

    With 6 programmable keys under 3 game profiles, the Imperator allows gamers to assign up to 18…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) ZOTAC Delivers New ZBOX with NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M Graphics Processing

    ZOTAC International, a global innovator and channel manufacturer of graphics cards, mainboards and mini-PCs, today delivers a new ZBOX with NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M graphics processing. The new ZOTAC ZBOX with NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M graphics incorporates class-leading features and stunning visuals to…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) ADATA Launches DashDrive HV610 USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

    ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash storage application products, today launched the DashDrive HV610 external hard drive, which combines a unique picture puzzle design concept with a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. A removable smart cover provides…

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