Online News September 20, 2012

  • [Bit-tech.net] What to do when hardware goes wrong

    Image: http://images.bit-tech.net/blog/2012/09/when-hardware-goes-wrong/featured_double.jpg (http://www.bit-tech.net/blog/2012/09/20/when-hardware-goes-wrong/)Anyone who’s built a PC themselves or owned one for long enough has undoubtedly had moments that made them question their hobby. Random…
  • [Anandtech.com] Dell’s Enterprise Windows 8 Rollout Begins

    While today we already have a review up of Dell’s enterprise all-in-one, the OptiPlex 9010 All-in-One (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6306/dell-optiplex-9010-allinone-review-dells-allinone-goes-enterprise), our meeting with them in San Francisco bore fruit with two additional pieces of hardware…
  • [Techreport.com] Miracast certification begins, with Intel on board

    There hasn’t been a ton of buzz out there about Miracast (http://www.wi-fi.org/wi-fi-certified-miracast%E2%84%A2), the Wi-Fi Alliance’s new wireless display standard. That’s too bad, because the standard seems to have potential. It promises ubiquitous wireless streaming of content between, say,…
  • [Anandtech.com] Office for Mac 2011 Gets Retina Display Support

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6318/microsoft-office-mac-2011.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6318/office-for-mac-2011-gets-retina-support)

    Since the launch of the MacBook Pro with Retina display in June, Microsoft had announced full compatibility of Office for Mac 2011 with Mountain…

  • [Anandtech.com] Micron Announces 30nm DDR3L-RS Products

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6320/Micron-Ultrabook.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6320/micron-announces-30nm-ddr3lrs-products)

    Micron recently announced the availability of their 30nm DDR3L-RS (formerly DDR3Lm) memory, which could prove particularly beneficial for Ultrabooks and…

  • [Anandtech.com] Making Sense of the Intel Haswell Transactional Synchronization eXtensions

    Intel has released additional information regarding the Transactional Synchronization technology (TSX) inside their upcoming Haswell processor (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6263/intel-haswell-architecture-disclosure-live-blog); it’s basically an instruction set architecture (ISA) extension to make…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Thermaltake Launches the New Soprano PC Case

    The contemporary black-and-white theme is one of the modern representations to carry out a sleek, elegant and organized sensation in a design. Thermaltake, being the industry pioneer brand in PC chassis, power supply and thermal solution, presents the new Soprano by complying with contemporary…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Microsoft Hardware Debuts Windows 8 Keyboard With Split Backspace-Spacebar Key

    Building on its previously announced lineup of Windows 8 hardware peripherals, Microsoft Corp. today introduced the Sculpt Comfort Keyboard, an ergonomic keyboard featuring an enlarged split spacebar with optional backspace functionality that enhances typing efficiency and speed. From its…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Bose Unveils the SIE2 and SIE2i Sport Headphones

    Today, Bose introduces the SIE2 and SIE2i sport headphones, the first Bose in-ear headphones specifically engineered for exercise. Both deliver unmatched performance for sport headphones, combining high-quality audio, stability, sweat- and water-resistance and durability — all in a sport-inspired…
  • [Anandtech.com] Samsung’s Galaxy Note II: Coming to Five US Carriers in Mid-November

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6314/Galaxy_Note_II_Gray_withcovers_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6314/samsungs-galaxy-note-ii-coming-to-five-us-carriers-in-midnovember)

    We recently spent some hands on time with the Galaxy Note II…

  • [Anandtech.com] Dell OptiPlex 9010 All-in-One Review: Dell’s All-in-One Goes Enterprise

    The all-in-one market is a tough nut to crack, both for the vendors and in many ways for the press as well. Apple sidestepped the landmine entirely by simply making the iMac the only desktop they offer in those price brackets; if you want a comparatively inexpensive Mac you simply buy an iMac….
  • [Techreport.com] Blogger reveals pricing for Acer Win8 tablets

    Fresh news out of New Zealand today. Blogger Paul Spain says Microsoft New Zealand has been displaying Windows 8-powered Acer tablets at “events in recent weeks.” His interest piqued, Spain says he “asked for more detail,” which led to him being treated to full spec sheets and local pricing…
  • [Anandtech.com] The iOS 6 Review: Maps Thoroughly Investigated and More

    By this point, we’re all familiar with Apple’s revised release cadence for iOS and iOS devices. Introduce a new iOS release at WWDC, beta test it through to the Fall event, and release it alongside the next iOS device. This year is no different with iOS 6 and the iPhone 5.

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  • [Techreport.com] PC version of Borderlands 2 is ‘best way to play?’ Shocking!

    Well, I am very slowly recovering, I think, from whatever virus got me last week. I’m hoping to be back working in earnest today, finally.

    One thing I have been doing with my limited energy is following the launch coverage for Borderlands 2 . As a huge fan of the original, I’ve had a number of…

  • [Anandtech.com] CloudPlay – A Fast Way To Stream Music To Your Desktop

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6313/photo2.PNG (http://i4memory.com/show/6313/cloudplay-the-best-os-x-menu-bar-player-ever)

    I’ve always been a huge fan of apps that live in the OS X menu bar because they provide status updates, system information and quick access to program functions….

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