Online News October 23, 2012

  • [Techreport.com] UPDATE: New Catalyst betas boost 7000-series performance

    Later this week, AMD is going to release a fresh batch of beta Catalyst drivers. These new drivers will feature a gaggle of optimizations for graphics processors based on the Graphics Core Next architecture—that is, most members of the Radeon HD 7000-series family, from the 7750 on up.

    These…

  • [Techreport.com] TSMC’s 16-nm FinFET process coming next year

    TSMC is partnered with some of the biggest names in the computing business, including AMD, Apple, Nvidia, and Qualcomm. Those firms come up with the chip designs, and TSMC turns ‘em into working silicon. Right now, the foundry’s most advanced fabrication technology uses 28-nm transistors. What…
  • [Techreport.com] AMD’s FX-8350 processor reviewed

    AMD has been going through some difficult times lately, with management changes, layoffs, and a steady drip of talent drain, as a host of familiar faces have fled for greener pastures. These things have come against a backdrop of mounting financial losses and tough questions about the company’s…
  • [Techreport.com] Arduino Due debuts with 32-bit ARM CPU

    In the last couple of years, the Arduino platform has fueled a revolution in homebrew electronics projects. Now, there’s a new version with substantially more oompf. The Arduino Due features an Atmel SAM3X8E processor based on ARM’s 32-bit Cortex-M3 CPU. Although the chip runs at just 84MHz,…
  • [Techreport.com] Monday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*

    1. AllThingsD: Yahoo! reports earnings (http://allthingsd.com/20121022/hall-pass-yahoo-meets-lackluster-expectations-in-third-quarter-with-investor-focus-on-mayers-plans/)
    2. CNBC: Stocks recover to end higher; Apple jumps 4% (http://www.cnbc.com/id/49502461)
    3. Analysis:…

  • [Hothardware.com] AMD FX-8350 Vishera 8-Core CPU Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/fx-8350-110.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/AMD-FX-8350-Vishera-8Core-CPU-Review/) Even before AMD officially released its Bulldozer-based FX-Series of desktop processors last year, the company was already talking about the follow-on microarchitecture…
  • [Bjorn3d.com] AMD FX-8350: Piledriver

    Categories: AMD (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/cpuprocessors/amd-cpuprocessors/), CPU/Processors (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/cpuprocessors/), Hardware (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/), Reviews & Articles…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Introducing The New Razer Surfaces 2013/14 Collection

    Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, today launched its new 2013/2014 lineup of mouse mats: the Razer Invicta, Razer Manticor, Razer Destructor 2 and Razer Megasoma 2. These mats were engineered with new construction methods to provide an unprecedented level of finish, and…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Intel Perceptual Computing SDK 2013 Beta and Creative Developer Kit Now Available

    The Intel Perceptual Computing SDK 2013 Beta, announced in September at Intel Developer Forum, is now available as a free download. Developers can add perceptual computing usages to create immersive software applications that incorporate close-range hand and finger tracking, facial analysis, speech…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) New AMD Tablet APU Lands in Fujitsu STYLISTIC Q572

    AMD announced that its AMD Z-60 accelerated processing unit (APU) powers the new Fujitsu STYLISTIC Q572 10.1″ tablet, providing quality and performance to professionals on the move. The combination of processor and system design provides users with portability, Windows compatibility and security in…
  • [Techpowerup.com] AMD Releases the Catalyst Application Profiles 12.10 CAP 1

    In addition to delivering the Catalyst 12.10 and Catalyst 12.11 Beta drivers, AMD has today rolled out an updated Catalyst Application Profiles (CAP) package, known as the 12.10 CAP 1. This release features the following profiles:

    – Crysis 2: Resolves performance issues seen in CrossFire mode

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Survey Recognizes IBM as Greenest Company in U.S.

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been recognized for the second consecutive year as the greenest company in the U.S., according to the Newsweek 2012 Green Rankings survey, released today. A panel of independent judges ranked major companies based on numerous criteria, including their environmental impact,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) ICY Dock Announces MB981U3N-1SA USB 3.0 to SATA & IDE HDD & SSD Adapter

    Icy Dock is proud to introduce the MB981U3N-1SA USB 3.0 2.5″ / 3.5″ SATA & IDE Hard Drive Adapter. This adapter is an ultra portable yet space saving solution for users who require high transfer speed with multiple hard drives to swap, whether it is IDE / SATA or a 2.5″ / 3.5″ form factor.

    The…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Intel Ranks as One of the Greenest Companies

    Today Newsweek unveiled its annual Green Rankings and Intel is ranked #7 on the U.S. 500 list (up from #15 in 2011) and #35 on the Global 500 list (up from #47 in 2011). Intel was recognized for its green initiatives including buying more green power than any company in the U.S., reducing its…
  • [VR-Zone.com] Video game art exhibition opens in London

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://oyster.ignimgs.com/wordpress/stg.ign.com/2012/10/Batman.jpg

    London’s City hall has opened a free art exhibition which for the next week will display the best art the world of gaming has to offer, from several big gaming brands based in the UK.

    More……

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