Online News September 3, 2012

  • [Expreview.com] SilverStone HE02 Fanless Cooler Review

    SilverStone HE02 Cooler Introduction In the current market, there are not many large-scale Fanless cooler, several products from Scythe are a little old away from now, but we still remember Thermalright HR-02,however, it has been two years since the introduction of HR-02, later the model gives up…
  • [Techreport.com] Sunday Shortbread

    *_7 Up_*
    1. Ars Technica: Critical bug (http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/08/critical-bug-discovered-in-newest-java/) in newest Java gives attackers complete control of PCs
    2. PCWorld: The new ‘pure GNOME…
  • [Techreport.com] Labor Day Shortbread

    *_The Pick 6_*
    1. Oracle security alert (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/alert-cve-2012-4681-1835715.html) for CVE-2012-4681
    2. iTWire: Torvalds pours scorn (http://www.itwire.com/business-it-news/open-source/56418-torvalds-pours-scorn-on-de-icazas-desktop-claims) on De Icaza’s…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Introducing the GIGABYTE Classic Challenge II

    GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the GIGABYTE Classic Challenge II, the latest GIGABYTE overclocking competition hosted on HWBOT.org.

    Open from September 1st through September 30th 2012, the GIGABYTE Classic Challenge II…

  • [Techpowerup.com] NVIDIA GK106 GPU Pictured, GeForce GTX 660 Benchmarked

    Here are some of the first pictures of NVIDIA’s upcoming GK106 silicon, which goes into building the GeForce GTX 660 graphics card. The GK106, built on the 28 nm silicon fab process, is poised to be NVIDIA’s newest mainstream-performance chip that succeeds the GF116. The pictures reveal the chip…
  • [Techpowerup.com] NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Pictured

    Here is the first picture of what the retail version of NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 650 graphics card looks like. Based on the same GK107 silicon as the GeForce GT 640, the GTX 650 features faster GDDR5 memory. Its reference design board closely resembles that of the GT 640, with the exception of the…
  • [Anandtech.com] Promise Pegasus J2 Review: The Smallest High Performance Thunderbolt Drive

    Promise was the first to get us a Thunderbolt chassis with the Pegasus R4/R6 (http://www.anandtech.com/show/4489/promise-pegasus-r6-mac-thunderbolt-review). Not only was the Pegasus the first shipping Thunderbolt storage chassis, but it continues to be among the fastest on the market. If you’ve…
  • [Techpowerup.com] AeroCool Readies Mechatron Black Edition Chassis

    AeroCool’s fourth addition to its PC case lineup this fall is the Mechatron Black Edition, following the XPreadator X3 Devil Red and White Edition (http://www.techpowerup.com/170763/AeroCool-Readies-XPreadator-X3-Devil-Red-and-White-Editions.html), and Strike-X Air…
  • [Anandtech.com] HTC Updates International One X and One S to 4.0.4 with HTC Sense 4.1

    On August 10th, the HTC One X International (Tegra 3) started getting pushed an update which brought the core Android version to 4.0.4 and also made changes to the task switcher button, similar to what we saw with the AT&T One X earlier…
  • [Techreport.com] Saturday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*
    1. B2C: When taglines go bad—the Best Buy saga (http://www.business2community.com/branding/when-taglines-go-bad-the-best-buy-saga-0267945)
    2. WSJ: Production of iPhone screens delayed (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444914904577622420471289302.html) at Sharp
    3….
  • [Expreview.com] Razer Releases Updated Blade Gaming Laptop

    Razer lately released its latest 17-inch gaming laptop——the Razer Blade which pushes performance limits without compromising on its ultra-thin form factor. The new laptop features 3rd Generation Intel Core Processor (i7 processor), adds 500GB 7200RPM Hard drive plus 64GB SATA3 SSD working as cache…
  • [Anandtech.com] OCZ Agility 4 (256GB) Review

    For the last few years, OCZ’s consumer SSD lineup has primarily consisted of two models: Vertex and Agility. The history of these two goes all the way back to 2009 when OCZ realized that they can differentiate their SSDs by equipping them with different quality NAND. In first and second generation…
  • [Techreport.com] Everything is different now… a little

    Don’t adjust your intertubes, folks. The site does indeed look a little bit different this morning. We mentioned (http://techreport.com/news/23481/bang-on-the-new-site-code-for-us-if-you-would) several days ago that we were working on some changes to the site and asked you to test them. This…
  • [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] 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…

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