Online News October 20, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) ASUS Intros the Xonar Essence One MUSES Edition

    The ASUS Xonar Essence One MUSES Edition USB digital-to-analog converter and headphone amplifier carries on the award-winning tradition established by previous Xonar Essence products. It includes acclaimed MUSES 01 Op-Amps from New Japan Radio Co. Ltd., generating bigger, bolder, and livelier sound…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Imagination Technologies Still Biggest in GPU IP, According to Jon Peddie Research

    Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated mobile devices graphics chip shipments for the first half of 2012. Mobile devices include smartphones, tablets, and game consoles.

    The market for portable devices (mobile…

  • [Techreport.com] Trailer shows 14 minutes of Far Cry 3 gameplay

    Far Cry 3 is one of many first-person shooters due out this holiday season. The game is scheduled for release on December 4 in North America, and you can get a sense of the action in a new, 14-minute gameplay video released by the developers. The video walks the player through a handful of…
  • [Techreport.com] Rumor: iPad Mini to spell the end of the iPad 2

    Apple is expected to unveil a bite-sized version of its iPad tablet on October 23. The company has sent out invites, and given the sheer number of leaks, that seems pretty much certain. What we hadn’t heard yet is that, according to an analyst quoted by AppleInsider, the iPad Mini’s arrival may…
  • [Techreport.com] New Samsung Chromebook costs $249, has ARM inside

    The Samsung Chromebook 550 Chromebook that came out (http://techreport.com/news/23007/samsung-google-unwrap-new-chrome-os-laptop-nettop) in May is a nice little machine, but at $449.99, it isn’t exactly cheap. Google and Samsung have now taken the wraps off…
  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: 25% off games and a $0.66/GB Samsung SSD

    Sleeping Dogs is one of my favorite (http://techreport.com/blog/23567/sleeping-dogs-will-keep-you-up-at-night) games of the year. Just two months after its initial release, the price has been slashed by half. You can grab the open-world action/adventure game for only $25 on Steam…
  • [Techreport.com] Friday night topic: Open thread

    We’re fresh out of Friday night topics, so we’re going to open the floor. Discuss. And behave.

    Read more… (http://techreport.com/discussions.x/23761)

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  • [Techpowerup.com] Biostar Unveils Two Hi-Fi Series FM2 Motherboards

    Biostar is currently preparing the release of two more motherboards supporting AMD’s FM2 (codename Trinity) APUs, the Hi-Fi A85S2 powered by the A85X chipset and the Hi-Fi A55S2 equipped with an A55 chip. Since they are part of the Hi-Fi Series, both models feature an integrated independent audio…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) EK Releases the EK-RES X3 Series Tube Reservoirs

    EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium performance PC water cooling gear manufacturer, is proud to present the latest revision of EK-RES X3 series reservoirs (http://www.ekwb.com/shop/reservoirs-and-acc/reservoirs/ek-res-x3-series.html). There are four different versions avaiable: EK-RES X3 110…
  • [Techpowerup.com] AMD Third-Generation APUs to be Built on 28 nm Process

    A leaked company roadmap slide revealed that AMD’s third-generation performance APU, codenamed “Kaveri,” will be built on the 28 nm silicon fabrication process. The chips will be built by Global Foundries. Kaveri combines AMD’s next-generation CPU architecture codenamed “Steamroller” with Graphics…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Gigabyte’s U2142 Windows 8 Convertible Ultrabook Gets Detailed

    Like pretty much all its rivals Gigabyte Technology is embracing Windows 8 and is preparing to release various PCs running Microsoft’s latest operating system. One such PC is called U2142 and is actually a convertible ultrabook featuring a rotating 11.6-inch (1366 x 768) touchscreen. This upcoming…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) TGT Big Bang Version 1.1.0 Released

    TGT is proud to announce an improved version of TGT’s tuning utility BigBang, developed by TGT’s software engineering team. The TGT BigBang 1.1.0 tuning utility for NVIDIA based video cards, has been released and is ready for download now. New features include a profile manager to define and load…
  • [Techpowerup.com] ASUS Readies the F201E 11.6-inch Netbooks

    Next week ASUS will be rekindling the netbook flame with the release of the F201E trio. The F201E models feature a 11.6-inch (1366 x 768) display, a 1.1 GHz Intel Celeron 847 processor, 2/4 GB of RAM, a 320/500 GB hard drive, a 0.3-megapixel webcam, a 3-in-1 card reader, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, one USB…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) GIGABYTE Introduces the Most Powerful All-in-One PC

    GIGABYTE today announced the 24-inch AB24BT (http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4353#kf), the most powerful All-in-One PC with a Full HD Display. Configure the All-in-One PC the way you want it whether it is the CPU, HDD, Memory or VGA Card; build the ultimate 24-inch powerful…
  • [Anandtech.com] Google Reboots The Chromebook: ARM Meets Notebook For $249

    Google’s been known to throw the spaghetti at the wall to see what sticks. And for every GMail and Android, there’s a Wave and Buzz. At best, Google’s Chromebook initiative is valiantly clinging to the wall, lost ground not withstanding. Today, they’ve unveiled their latest Chromebook collaboration…

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