Online News October 3, 2012

  • [Techreport.com] New Acer ultrabooks sport 1080p IPS panels, high prices

    On the heels of IHS’s doom-and-gloom report (http://techreport.com/news/23665/ihs-slashes-ultrabook-forecast-for-2012-2013) on the ultrabook market, Acer has unveiled a new series…
  • [Techreport.com] Monday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*

    1. IHS iSuppli: 2012 forecast for Ultrabooks is slashed (http://www.isuppli.com/home-and-consumer-electronics/news/pages/dudeyou%E2%80%99re-not-getting-an-ultrabook-2012-forecast-is-slashed-as-pricing-and-marketing-disappoint.aspx) as pricing and marketing disappoint
    2….

  • [Anandtech.com] AVADirect Clevo P170EM: Has AMD’s HD 7970M Got Game?

    A couple weeks back, we posted something of a first look at the Clevo P170EM when we did our overview of AMD’s upcoming Enduro 5.5 release. As one of the readers put it, the driver update from AMD is the “great white hope” for HD 7970M owners with Clevo notebooks. We’re told that the initial public…
  • [Anandtech.com] LG Google TV Review

    I’m really not sure how it happened. Despite our coverage of so many different streaming boxes over the years, we somehow never reviewed Logitech’s Revue, their entrant into the Google TV space. We took a long hard look at a Sony BluRay/Google TV combo; but despite having had our hands on just…
  • [Anandtech.com] Testing AMD’s HD 7970M Enduro Hotfix

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6353/small-clevo-notebook_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6353/testing-amds-hd-7970m-enduro-hotfix)

    I just posted the full review (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6343/avadirect-clevo-p170em-amds-hd-7970m-got-game) of the Clevo P170EM from AVADirect…

  • [Techreport.com] IHS slashes ultrabook forecast for 2012, 2013

    Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2012q4/zenbook-feat.jpg Ultrabooks are supposed to help breathe new life into the PC market, but they may be falling short, judging by the latest figures from IHS. The market research firm has cut its forecast…
  • [Techreport.com] Desktop Trinity APUs available at Newegg

    Want to buy one of AMD’s new Trinity desktop APUs? Good news. Newegg has four different models in stock, and they all come with promotional $5 gift cards. The range-topping A10-5800K sells for $130…
  • [Techreport.com] HDD shipments rebound, exceed pre-flood levels

    A little less than a year ago, devastating flooding in Thailand decimated the hard drive industry. Entire factory floors were submerged under several feet of water, drive production slowed to a crawl, and drive prices rose accordingly. The industry seems to have finally sorted out its production…
  • [Anandtech.com] HTC One X+ headed to AT&T along with new HTC One VX

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6349/HTC One VX Fact Sheet_ATT-254.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6349/htc-one-x-headed-to-att-along-with-new-htc-one-vx)

    Earlier today HTC made the One X+ official (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6348), which includes a faster Tegra 3 SoC, 64 GB of NAND…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Super Talent Expands Family of DDR3 DIMMs

    Super Talent Technology, a leader of memory products and NAND Flash storage solutions, today introduced new DDR3 Mini-RDIMM, VLP RDIMM, and VLP ECC UDIMM modules designed for industrial, embedded, and sever systems.

    These new memory modules all feature low operating voltages and a small form…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Lenovo to Open a Computer Manufacturing Line in the United States

    Striving for greater customer responsiveness and strengthening its operational foundation in the world’s second largest PC market, Lenovo today announced plans to start up a U.S. manufacturing line in Whitsett, N.C., near Greensboro, early next year. This line will create 115 new manufacturing…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Silicon Power Presents the Diamond D03 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

    SP/Silicon Power, the world’s leading provider of memory storage solutions announced today a newest addition of its Diamond series portable hard drive, the Diamond D03. The all new Diamond D03 is ultra lightweight and features super speed USB 3.0 transfer mode in an attractive slender and urban…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) AOC Releases the i2757fh 27-inch IPS Monitor

    AOC, the leader in monitor display technology, announces the retail availability of the i2757fh, a 27-inch IPS display with a 2 mm bezel that gives the monitor a sleek, borderless appearance. The monitor’s widescreen IPS (in plane switching) panel also allows for more consistent, uniform color from…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Eurocom Announces 4 GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX and 3 GB 670MX Options

    Eurocom, is launching two new NVIDIA GeForce based graphics cards in its High Performance Notebooks, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX and 670MX. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX and 670MX are kepler based cards and have 4 GB and 3GB GDDR5 memory respectively. Eurocom is launching the NVIDIA GeForce GTX…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) SteelSeries Free Mobile Wireless Controller and Flux Headset Available Now

    SteelSeries, the leading manufacturer of premium-quality, gaming peripherals today announced that the SteelSeries Free Mobile Wireless Controller along with the SteelSeries Flux Headset are available on the SteelSeries Web Shop. The SteelSeries Free Mobile Wireless Controller is cross-platform…

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