Online News August 25, 2012

  • [Techreport.com] Terabyte Toshiba hybrid drive has 8GB of NAND cache

    Seagate has been selling hybrid hard drives that combine flash memory with traditional mechanical platters for several years. We’ve reviewed a (http://techreport.com/articles.x/18989) couple (http://techreport.com/articles.x/22057) of Momentus XT models, which provide a reasonable compromise for…
  • [Anandtech.com] HP Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook Review: Something More Than Envy

    It’s interesting, we recently met up with HP in San Francisco to see what they have planned for the future (and they do have some very compelling stuff in the pipeline), but one of the quirkier things I noticed was a shift in branding. For a while now, HP has had three lines in the consumer range:…
  • [Techreport.com] Dual Tahiti GPUs team up on PowerColor Devil 13

    Although AMD has yet to answer Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 690 with a comparable dual-GPU Radeon, that hasn’t stopped PowerColor from coming up with one of its own. The graphics card maker has unveiled the Devil 13 HD 7990, which squeezes a pair of Radeon HD 7970 chips onto a single board. Each GPU is…
  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: Discounted Radeons, SSDs, and a mechanical keyboard

    Earlier this week, AMD trimmed mid-range Radeon prices (http://techreport.com/discussions.x/23447), providing plenty of fooder for this week’s deals post. For the most part, the discounts have already impacted online listings. Newegg has five different Radeon HD 7850 2GB cards for $210, and four…
  • [Techreport.com] Is the subscription MMO model dead?

    Is there any future for MMOs that charge a monthly fee? Unless they’re called World of Warcraft, maybe not. This article at Kotaku (http://kotaku.com/5937575/the-subscription-mmo-is-dead) takes a look at the increasingly free-to-play MMO landscape and concludes that the subscription model is dead….
  • [Techreport.com] Jury finds Samsung violated Apple patents

    The jury in Apple’s patent infringement case against Samsung has found that Samsung violated a great many of the patents Apple sought to enforce, and it has awarded Apple $1.05 billion in damages, according to widespread reports, including this one…
  • [Anandtech.com] Qualcomm’s APQ8064 and GLBenchmark 2.5 – MDP/T Results

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6185/APQ8064MDP-2611_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6185/qualcomms-apq8064-and-glbenchmark-25-mdpt-results)

    A month ago Qualcomm invited us to play with their latest mobile development platform, the APQ8064 based MDP/T…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) OZONE Announces Xenon Gaming Mouse

    European company OZONE keeps growing worldwide and promises to launch several products before the end of the year. In this case, is a gaming optical mouse. After the laser series Radon 3k and 5k, and its latest optical design called Radon Opto, this new series features different ergonomics in order…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Synology Launches DiskStation DS213+ NAS

    Synology Inc. today unveiled the new DiskStation DS213+, a high performance 2-bay NAS server designed as a secure, energy efficient, and full-featured storage solution for small and medium businesses.

    “As the first 2013 model, the new DiskStation DS213+ shows that Synology has outdone itself…

  • [Legitreviews.com] Netgear R6300 802.11ac Wireless Router Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/2011/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2011/1/)Today we take a look the newest flagship router from Netgear, the R6300. The R6300 is a dual-band wireless router based on 802.11ac Wi-Fi architecture which is the latest wireless protocol…
  • [Expreview.com] Gigabyte Releases GV-N66TWF2-2GD Graphics Card

    Lately Gigabyte unveil its 2nd GTX 660 Ti graphics card called GV-N66TWF2-2GD, compared with Gigabyte GTX 660 Ti OC, the new card has a lower frequency and price, but they have the same cooler and PCB solution. GV-N66TWF2-2GD is based on GK104 core, features 1344 CUDA Core,2GB GDDR5 memory,…
  • [Jonnyguru.com Review] FSP Aurum Xilenser 400W

    I’ve had a few fanless units come in here now and again and attempt to impress me. Some have succeeded more than others. FSP is the latest company to send one of these silent marvels my way, and they’re looking to find out what I think of it. Coming in at 400 watts, this is a fully hardwired unit…
  • [Guru3d.com] Inno3D GeForce GTX 660 Ti iChill review

    In this review we’ll look at the GeForce GTX 660 Ti from Inno3D it’s their all new GeForce GTX 660 Ti iCHILL version and to date is one of the most impressive graphics cards in the 660 Ti range we have tested.

    More… (http://www.guru3d.com/article/inno3d-geforce-gtx-660-ti-ichill-review/)

  • [Hothardware.com] Lenovo IdeaPad U310: A More Affordable Ultrabook

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/1bU310-thmb.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Lenovo-IdeaPad-U310-Ultrabook-Review/)The recent rise and fall of the netbook as a computer category made one thing clear: consumers are willing to sacrifice some screen size and power in the name of…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Zalman Releases ZM-NC3 Notebook Cooler

    Zalman announced the ZM-NC3 notebook cooler in select markets. The cooler is designed to accommodate notebooks with screen-sizes as big as 17-inch, and features a direct-flow design using a single 200 mm manual-control fan that spins at speeds of up to 575 RPM. The cooler features a perforated,…

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