Online News October 19, 2012

  • [Techreport.com] Thursday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*
    1. The new Chromebook (http://chrome.blogspot.com/2012/10/the-new-chromebook-for-everyone.html), for everyone
    2. The Verge: With Surface looming, Microsoft fails to
    explain…
  • [Anandtech.com] Memory Performance: 16GB DDR3-1333 to DDR3-2400 on Ivy Bridge IGP with G.Skill

    Memory reviews are, in my opinion, actually quite hard to do.  There are plenty of memory kits available that are nice and cheap, and the easy way to differentiate between them in a review is usually though synthetics – without too much effort we can find memory comparison articles online that deal…
  • [Techreport.com] AMD posts Q3 loss, announces 15% layoffs

    AMD’s third-quarter financial results are in, and they’ve arrived with a side order of pink slips. The firm recorded a net loss of $157 million on revenue of $1.27 billion. Those numbers are both worse than the previous quarter and worse than Q3 a year ago. AMD’s saw revenue decline for both its…
  • [Anandtech.com] AMD Q3 2012 Earnings: $157M Loss; 15% of Workforce To Be Cut

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6383/AMDLogo.png (http://i4memory.com/show/6383/amd-q3-2012-earnings-157m-loss-15-of-workforce-to-be-cut)

    Picking up from where we left off with Intel…

  • [Techreport.com] A look at Lucid’s Virtu MVP Mobile

    If you read our news section, you might have seen us talk briefly about the latest from Origin. No, I’m not talking about the Steam substitute to which EA keeps tying its new games. I’m talking about Origin, the Florida-based boutique gaming PC vendor founded by ex-Alienware employees three years…
  • [Techreport.com] Intel reportedly readying next-gen Atom with eight CPU cores

    This past summer, we told you about Project Moonshot (http://techreport.com/news/23138/intel-atom-cpu-anchors-ultra-dense-hp-server), a high-density 4U server packed with 288 Atom processors. Code-named Centerton, those Atom SoCs feature dual cores, single-channel memory controllers, and PCIe…
  • [Techreport.com] Release roundup: Motherboards and secure USB 3.0 drives

    We’ve got a couple of motherboard-related announcements in this week’s release roundup. The folks at Super Talent have also chipped in with news about their latest secure USB 3.0 flash drive:

    Image:…

  • [Hothardware.com] Head Out Of The Clouds: Why Local Storage Matters

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/dropbox110.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/The-cloud-isnt-everything-why-local-storage-still-matters/)Smartphones, tablets and computers are constantly consuming and creating more and more content. And with that comes massive amounts of data consumption….
  • [Expreview.com] Zotac Reveals GTX 650 Destroyer TSI Graphics Card

    Lately Zotac reveals GeForce GTX 650 Destroyer TSI graphics, and the card uses its self-designed TSI radiator and 2GB GDDR5 memory. The new card adopts non-reference PCB design, boasts 3+1 phase power supply, provides two DVI, one HDMI and one DP connector. In addition, it employs 2GB GDDR5 memory…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Google Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results

    Google Inc. today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012.

    “We had a strong quarter. Revenue was up 45 percent year-on-year, and, at just fourteen years old, we cleared our first $14 billion revenue quarter,” said Larry Page, CEO of Google. “I am also really excited…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) GIGABYTE Launches the Aivia Osmium Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

    GIGABYTE, the world’s leading premium gaming hardware company, knows what gamers need and want of a mechanical keyboard. For gamers who emphasis on excellent tactile feedback, fast response and silent keystroke, the new gaming keyboard from GIGABYTE is definitely the best choice. GIGABYTE…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) AMD Reports Third Quarter Results and Announces Restructuring

    AMD today announced revenue for the third quarter of 2012 of $1.27 billion, a net loss of $157 million, or $0.21 per share, and an operating loss of $131 million. The company reported a non-GAAP net loss of $150 million, or $0.20 per share, and a non-GAAP operating loss of $124 million. AMD is also…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Transcend Debuts the HUB3 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub

    Transcend Information, Inc., a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, today announced the release of its four-port USB 3.0 Hub, the HUB3 – a compact and easy-to-carry solution for connecting more peripherals to a computer than would normally be possible. Compliant with the SuperSpeed…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Foxconn NanoPC Released to Market

    Foxconn, a global innovator and channel manufacturer of electronics and computer components, announces the release of the quietest NanoPC AT-5250, which is about to keep your surroundings silence in the next upcoming months. The latest AT-5250 with Intel GMA 3650 HD boosts graphics and CPU…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Google Outs 11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook

    Google announced its newest Chromebook, made by Samsung. The 11.6-incher is completely fan-less, and just 0.8″ thin, weighing 1.13 kg. It is designed to give you over 6.5 hours of usage on full charge, and smooth 1080p video playback. Under its hood is a Samsung Exynos 5 dual-core ARM processor, 2…

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