Online News September 1, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Razer Announces Updated Blade Gaming Laptop

    Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, unveiled the next generation of the world’s first true gaming laptop, the Razer Blade. The Razer Blade raised the bar on portable gaming laptops, pushing performance limits without compromising on its ultra-thin form factor. The new Razer…
  • [Techreport.com] Friday night topic: Pet edition!

    Yeah, that’s right, we’re shamelessly going to post a FNT asking you to link to pictures of your pets. Feel free to tell us why you chose this particular type of animal, breed, or individual and whether you’d recommend it to others.

    Also, for those who don’t have any pets, I’ll start off the…

  • [Expreview.com] Kingston Unleashes HyperX Red Memory

    Kingston recently unleashes HyperX Red memory, which is for entry-level gamers, system builders, PC modders and mainstream consumers. HyperX red is Intel XMP ready and is available in 8GB kits and 4GB single modules at 1600MHz and 1333MHz, in both 1.65V and 1.5V, additionally the latency is…
  • [Techreport.com] New Borderlands 2 trailer is all you need to watch

    We’re just 18 days away from the release of Borderlands 2. The game has already made headlines, not least of all because Nvidia decided to bundle it (http://techreport.com/articles.x/23419) with the new GeForce GTX 660 Ti. Gearbox has now posted a fresh trailer that conveniently recaps everything…
  • [Anandtech.com] Samsung Reveals Additional Details on Series 5 and 7 Slates and Ultrabooks

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6223/small_MG_1536-p-W_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6223/samsung-reveals-additional-details-on-series-5-and-7-slates-and-ultrabooks)

    Along with their ATIV, Smartphone, and Series 9 coverage…

  • [Anandtech.com] Fall Budget System Buyer’s Guide

    Most of the systems I build for friends and clients are destined to spend their days performing basic computing tasks like checking email and Facebook accounts, shopping for shoes and such, word processing, household finance spreadsheet analysis, Skyping, and so on. Computer hardware capabilities…
  • [Anandtech.com] Sony Xperia Tablet S: A Tablet and Universal Remote Rolled Into One

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6226/Xperia_Tablet_S_13_withCoverwithKeyboard1_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6226/sony-xperia-tablet-s-a-tablet-and-universal-remote-rolled-into-one)

    The Android tablet market is getting decidedly crowded, with dozens of different offerings from…

  • [Techreport.com] Friday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*
    1. Wired: How Apple killed the Linux desktop (http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/08/osx-killed-linux/) and why that doesn’t matter
    2. Reuters has an exclusive (http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/30/us-google-apple-idUSBRE87T15H20120830): Google, Apple CEOs in secret…
  • [Anandtech.com] Razer Introduces Blade R2: Faster, Less Expensive

    *Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6224/RZR_Blade(R2)_V11b_RGB_WBG_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6224/razer-introduces-blade-r2-faster-less-expensive-)*

    *Earlier this year, I took a look at Razer’s first foray into gaming systems, the Blade notebook. I came away pretty impressed…

  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: Game bundles and uber-cheap SSDs

    It’s been a while since we kicked off one of our deal posts with a gaming bonanza. Let’s rectify that, starting with a couple of downloadable game bundles currently on sale at Amazon.

    The e-tailer offers the WTF Pack, which includes Borderlands GOTY Edition , Duke Nukem Forever , and The…

  • [Techreport.com] 40 casual, indie Xbox games ready for Win8 launch

    When it comes out on October 26, Windows 8 should be able to run all of the same triple-A blockbuster games as Windows 7 (barring any compatibility kinks, of course). Microsoft isn’t going to stop there, however. The company has rounded up 40 titles…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Building an AMD A8-3870K Llano APU System For Under $300

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/2019/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2019/1/) Are you looking to build a budget PC, but have a limited budget to work with? When we started to look into low cost Do-It-Yourself (DIY) systems we found that you could easily build an…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Spire Announces the Versis PC Chassis

    Introducing the Spire Versis PC chassis series. The Spire Versis is an completely inverted chassis design, meaning that the mainboard is mounted on the left side of the case. For those who are looking for something different from the standard PC case, the Versis series are a great choice! Featuring…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) LucidLogix and ORIGIN PC are Exclusive Launch Partners of VIRTU MVP Mobile for EON

    LucidLogix and ORIGIN PC today jointly launched Virtu MVP Mobile GPU virtualization software, available now with the award-winning ORIGIN EON laptops. With Virtu MVP Mobile, gamers can enjoy increased system performance, better responsiveness, tear-free gaming and reduced power utilization; unlike…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) HSA Foundation Announces Six New Members

    Today the Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) Foundation announced six new members. The HSA Foundation is pleased to welcome Apical, Arteris Inc., MulticoreWare Inc., Sonics, Symbio and Vivante Corporation to the membership roster. Each company adds expertise to the HSA ecosystem by assisting…

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