Online News October 30, 2012

  • [Techreport.com] Google unveils new Nexus devices

    Although Hurricane Sandy caused Google to cancel the media event it had planned for today, the company has updated its blog with official details on the latest additions to the Nexus family. Let’s start with the Nexus 10 tablet, whose 10″ screen offers a 2560×1600 display resolution—the same…
  • [Anandtech.com] AMD Will Build 64-bit ARM based Opteron CPUs for Servers, Production in 2014

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6418/Screen Shot 2012-10-29 at 4.38.48 PM_575px.png (http://i4memory.com/show/6418/amd-will-build-64bit-arm-based-opteron-cpus-for-servers-production-in-2014)

    Last year AMD officially became an ARM licensee, although the deal wasn’t publicized at the…

  • [Anandtech.com] Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8X by HTC Preview

    For a long time Microsoft was in an enviable position in the smartphone space. It had almost all the pieces of the puzzle you’d expect for delivering a truly unique smartphone platform. It had the historical perspective, from the initial days of PocketPC, to Windows Mobile platforms, the software…
  • [Anandtech.com] Nexus 4 and Nexus 10: A Closer Look

    If we’d never heard the name Sandy, we’d have featured two live blogs today, and had a few hours to spend with the latest members of the Nexus family. Sadly, Google’s event was canceled and so we’re left with press images and specifications. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to discuss, so…
  • [Techreport.com] AMD to build ARM-compatible 64-bit processors

    Well, this changes some things. AMD has just announced its intention to build 64-bit CPUs compatible with the ARM instruction set, starting with a multi-core SoC targeted at servers and eventually expanding into other markets. The first server-oriented chip will be branded as an Opteron and is…
  • [Techreport.com] Tuesday Shortbread

    *_7 Up_*
    1. The NY Times keeps an eye out for Hurricane Sandy (http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/10/28/nyregion/nyt-webcam.html)
    2. Ars Technica: Why Sandy’s storm surge (http://arstechnica.com/science/2012/10/why-sandys-storm-surge-will-pack-an-unusually-strong-punch-in-nyc/) will pack an…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) AMD First to Bridge Both x86 and ARM Processors for the Data Center

    In a bold strategic move, AMD announced that it will design 64-bit ARM technology-based processors in addition to its x86 processors for multiple markets, starting with cloud and data center servers. AMD’s first ARM technology-based processor will be a highly-integrated, 64-bit multicore…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) DisplayLink Technology Powers Acer’s Universal USB3.0 Docking Station

    DisplayLink, the world leading provider of USB graphics today announced that the new USB3.0 universal docking station by Acer is powered by DisplayLink’s latest SuperSpeed USB3.0 engine, which offers simultaneous dual-video graphics output and Gigabit Ethernet.

    Acer’s new universal USB3.0…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Virtium Announces New StorFly SATA SSDs

    Virtium, a leading provider of storage and memory solutions for embedded systems, today announced the expansion of its StorFly solid-state storage product line. Virtium has added the StorFly CE, RE and XE product classes to its existing line of StorFly PE embedded SATA SSDs.

    Designed to meet…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Intel Solid-State Drive 335 Series Debuts

    Intel Corporation announced today it is shipping its first solid-state drive (SSD) using industry leading 20-nanometer (nm) NAND flash memory process.

    The new Intel Solid-State Drive 335 Series (Intel SSD 335 Series) uses the smallest, most efficient multi-level cell NAND flash on the market,…

  • [Techpowerup.com] DRAM Makers Disappointed in Windows 8

    Still reeling with over-production, swelling inventories, and spot-prices on free-fall, the DRAM industry had been banking on Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system launch to come to their salvation. Apparently, it didn’t. As is customary with each new Windows launch, orders for DRAM components go…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) DisplayLink Technology Also Enables Acer’s New Universal USB2.0 Docking Station

    DisplayLink, the world leading provider of USB graphics, today announced that its DL-165 USB 2.0 chipset has been selected for the new universal USB 2.0 docking station by Acer, the world’s number two notebook PC brand.

    The new Acer universal USB2.0 docking station is optimized for the cost…

  • [Legitreviews.com] Intel 335 Series 240GB SSD Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/2061/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2061/1/)Intel has refreshed their SSD line with the release of the 335 Series that, while still using the SF-2281 controller, throws something new into the mix with their 20nm NAND flash. How this…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Koolance Introduces the CPU-380 Water Blocks

    Koolance has today launched two new CPU water blocks, the CPU-380I for Intel chips and CPU-380A for AMD processors. Both models feature a microfin nickel-plated copper cold plate, an acetal top, standard G 1/4 BSP threading and a thick steel mounting bracket.

    The CPU-380I…

  • [Anandtech.com] Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 Event – Liveblog

    We’re in San Francisco for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 event today, where the software giant will unveil the latest in its smartphone platform. There’s a lot more in store today from Windows Phone, so stay tuned.

     

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6417/WP8-616_575px.jpg …

About the Author