Online News September 12, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Samsung Breaks Ground for Memory Manufacturing Complex in China

    Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in memory semiconductor technology, today held a groundbreaking ceremony for a major new memory fabrication line in Xi’an, China. Once completed, the new facility will make use of advanced 10-nanometer (nm)-class technology in producing NAND flash…
  • [Techpowerup.com] I-O Data Unveils a 2 TB Portable HDD

    Japanese company I-O Data has today announced a new addition to its storage offer, the HDPC-UT2.0D portable hard drive that offers 2 TB worth of space and features USB 3.0 connectivity. Claimed to be great for use with both PCs/Macs and TVs, this drive measures 75 x 112 x 19.8 mm, it weights 240…
  • [Techpowerup.com] I-O Data also Announces a New, Portable DVD Writer

    At the end of this month I-O Data is set to roll out a fresh external/portable optical drive, the DVRP-U8 DVD writer. This burner measures 140 x 147 x 19 mm, it comes in three colors – Pearl White, Piano Black and Orient Red, it has USB 2.0 connectivity, and offers write speeds of up to 8x for…
  • [Hothardware.com] IDF Day 1: Intel’s Rise of Natural, Intuitive Computing

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/idf-thm-day1.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/IDF-Day-1-Intel-Shows-New-Usage-Models-User-Interfaces/) Intel’s Dadi Perlmutter took to the stage in the opening keynote of Intel Developer’s Forum 2012 to greet an enthusiastic crowd and evangelize the…
  • [Anandtech.com] Acer Iconia W510 and W700 Hands On at IDF

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6269/DSC_8198_575px.JPG (http://i4memory.com/show/6269/acer-iconia-w510-and-w700-hands-on-at-idf)

    Intel had Acer W510 (Clover Trail/Atom based) and a W700 (Ivy Bridge based) Windows 8 tablets in its private press demo room at IDF. Both devices are…

  • [Anandtech.com] Intel’s Xeon Phi in 10 Petaflops supercomputer

    Intel announced the Xeon Phi (“Knights Corner”) a few months ago and bought the Qlogic infiniband team and Cray fabric team to bolster its HPC efforts. A clear signal that Intel will not stand idly while GPU vendors try to conquer the HPC market. 

    Dell, Intel and the Texas Advanced Computing…

  • [Anandtech.com] Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Hands On

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6261/DSC_8080_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6261/samsung-galaxy-note-2-hands-on)

    Last week we were able to spend some time with Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 2. The device is a largely updated version of the original Galaxy Note, that enjoyed…

  • [Anandtech.com] Intel Haswell Architecture Disclosure: Live Blog

    Intel is about to give us the first architectural details on its 4th generation Core processor microarchitecture, codename Haswell. Follow the live blog for full details as we get them!

    Image: http://anandtech.feedsportal.com/c/34653/f/635203/s/234ffc3d/mf.gif Image:…

  • [Anandtech.com] Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook Hands On at IDF 2012

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6268/DSC_8185_575px.JPG (http://i4memory.com/show/6268/acer-aspire-s7-ultrabook-hands-on-at-idf-2012)

    Intel worked very closely with Acer on its upcoming lineup of Windows 8 tablets and Ultrabooks. As a result, Acer is featured front and center in many…

  • [Anandtech.com] Intel Haswell Architecture Slides (IDF 2012)

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6264/DSC_8160_575px.JPG (http://i4memory.com/show/6264/intel-haswell-architecture-slides-idf-2012)

    If you didn’t follow our live blog you can check out the first Haswell architecture disclosure slides in the gallery below.

    Gallery: Haswell…

  • [Anandtech.com] Ivy Bridge Gets 4K Display Support in October

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6270/DSC_8221_575px.JPG (http://i4memory.com/show/6270/ivy-bridge-gets-4k-display-support-in-october)

    This October Intel will be providing a driver update for Ivy Bridge that will enable 4K x 2K resolution support as well as hardware accelerated 4K video…

  • [Anandtech.com] IDF 2012: Haswell GT3 Running Skyrim

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6266/DSC_8223_575px.JPG (http://i4memory.com/show/6266/idf-2012-haswell-gt3-running-skyrim)

    Although material on Haswell has been fairly light thus far, we have gotten a few…

  • [Anandtech.com] OCZ Vector: The First True Indilinx Based SSD (Barefoot 3) from OCZ

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6271/DSC_8227_575px.JPG (http://i4memory.com/show/6271/ocz-vector-the-first-true-indilinx-based-ssd-barefoot-3-from-ocz)

    I just saw the outcome of a year long effort from both the Indilinx and the PLX teams at OCZ: the Vector SSD (pictured above). Unlike…

  • [Anandtech.com] Intel’s Next Unit of Computing: 4"x4", Core i3, Systems Targeted at $399

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6267/DSC_8209_575px.JPG (http://i4memory.com/show/6267/intels-next-unit-of-computing-4×4-core-i3-systems-targeted-at-399)

    Intel tasked its engineers with building the absolute smallest fully featured compute unit possible. The result is something Intel…

  • [Hothardware.com] IDF Day 1: Haswell Live Graphics Demo

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/Intel_Haswell_110-Thumb.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/IDF-Day-1-Haswell-Live-Graphics-Demo/) Intel’s Dadi (David) Perlmutter, General Manager Intel Architecture Group and Chief Product Officer, opened up the 2012 Intel Developers Forum by…

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