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  • Online News November 1, 2012

    Online News November 1, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Natural Selection 2 is out, costs $24.99 I have fond memories of playing Natural Selection, arguably one of the finest mods for the original Half-Life. The mix of action and RTS elements, plus the widely different character classes, made for some unique (and often terrifying) multiplayer matches. Now, 10 years to the day after […]

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  • Online News October 31, 2012

    Online News October 31, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Ballmer touts early Windows 8 adoption The pundits may be harping on the allegedly lukewarm response to Windows 8, but Microsoft doesn’t sound unhappy. As PC World reports, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took to the stage (http://www.pcworld.com/article/2013297/microsoft-ceo-ballmer-touts-windows-8-momentum.html) at the BUILD conference… [Expreview.com] ASRock Announces Z77 Extreme6/TB4 Motherboard with Thunderbolt Recently ASRock Announces its Z77 […]

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  • Online News October 30, 2012

    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] […]

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  • Online News October 29, 2012

    Online News October 29, 2012

    [Expreview.com] GPU-Z Updated to v0.6.6 With Many Bug Fixes Graphics card information and monitoring tool GPU-Z lately has updated to 0.6.6 version, which features a host of stability updates. To begin with, support was added for NVIDIA Tesla M2070 GPU compute accelerator. The issue of main window not displaying correctly with non-standard Windows font DPI… […]

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  • Online News October 28, 2012

    Online News October 28, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Saturday Shortbread *_7 Up_* 1. AllThingsD: Steven Sinofsky on how Windows 8 PCs deliver better value (http://allthingsd.com/20121026/steven-sinofsky-on-how-windows-8-pcs-are-better-value-than-apple/) than Apple 2. Benchmark Reviews on OCZ Technology… [Techreport.com] Friday Shortbread *_Eight is Enough_* 1. Ballmer: Windows 8 PCs are “the best PCs ever (http://techcrunch.com/2012/10/25/ballmer-windows-8-pcs-are-the-best-pcs-ever-the-experience-is-magical/).” The experience is “truly magical” 2. Business Wire: Windows 8… [Techreport.com] UPDATED: […]

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  • Online News October 27, 2012

    Online News October 27, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Friday Shortbread *_Eight is Enough_* 1. Ballmer: Windows 8 PCs are “the best PCs ever (http://techcrunch.com/2012/10/25/ballmer-windows-8-pcs-are-the-best-pcs-ever-the-experience-is-magical/).” The experience is “truly magical” 2. Business Wire: Windows 8… [Techreport.com] UPDATED: Deal of the week—Windows 8 edition sponsored by Image: http://techreport.com/img/newegg3.png At midnight last night, Windows 8 became available to the general public. The operating system can […]

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  • Online News October 26, 2012

    Online News October 26, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] Falcon Northwest Announces Windows 8 for its Entire PC Lineup Gaming PC maker Falcon Northwest announced that Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro are being offered as OS options for its entire lineup of gaming desktops and notebooks, including the flagship Mach V desktop, Talon performance desktop, Fragbox LAN party desktop, Tiki signature compact […]

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  • Online News October 25, 2012

    Online News October 25, 2012

    [Hothardware.com] Samsung Galaxy Note II Smartphone Review Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/note-ii-110.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Samsung-Galaxy-Note-II-Smartphone-Review/)The original Samsung Galaxy Note was a bit of an oddity in the smartphone market. When it was first introduced, many reviewers, analysts, and industry pundits scoffed… [Anandtech.com] GeIL Evo Veloce Review: 2x8GB at DDR3-2400 C11-12-12 1.65 V As part of a series of memory reviews, […]

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  • Online News October 24, 2012

    Online News October 24, 2012

    [Anandtech.com] NVIDIA Releases 310.33 Beta Drivers; GeForce 6 & 7 Series Moved To Legacy Status Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6408/nvidia-logo2.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6408/nvidia-releases-31033-beta-drivers-geforce-6-7-series-moved-to-legacy-status) It would appear that on top of everything else going on this week, this is also a big week for video drivers. Following… [Bigbruin.com] AlienVibes EP02 Headphones Image: http://bigbruin.com/images/articles/819/icon.jpg (http://bigbruin.com/content/alienvibesep02_1)In this review we’ll be taking a look […]

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  • Online News October 24, 2012

    Online News October 24, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) ASRock is First to Offer Intel Smart Response Technology on X79 Motherboards Have you ever wondered why Intel Smart Response Technology is missing from the X79 chipset feature support list? It could have been fate, a conspiracy, a sacrifice for world peace, or merely an accident? At the headquarters of ASRock Inc., instead […]

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  • Online News October 23, 2012

    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 […]

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  • Online News October 22, 2012

    Online News October 22, 2012

    [Anandtech.com] AMD’s Holiday Plans: Catalyst 12.11 Performance Driver & New Holiday Game Bundle Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6393/AMDRadeonLogo.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6393/amds-holiday-plans-cat1211-new-bundle) As October winds to a close, the consumer electronics industry is making its final preparations for the holiday shopping season. Among events this week will be… [Anandtech.com] 120mm Radiator Fan Roundup Part 2: Fan Harder It’s funny, when I […]

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  • Online News October 21, 2012

    Online News October 21, 2012

    [Expreview.com] Estimated Price of 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro Starting Around US$1,699 This June Apple released its MacBook Pro with Retina screen which features resolution of 2880*1800, however, at the time there were only 15.4-inch models, recently it has been said that Apple will debut a 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display on October 23rd. According […]

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  • Online News October 20, 2012

    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 […]

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  • Online News October 19, 2012

    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 […]

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  • Online News October 18, 2012

    Online News October 18, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] AMD A10-5800K Graphics Scores P10000+ in 3DMark Vantage HWBot.org Test lab put the A10-5800K APU through its paces by overclocking its CPU component to 5.242 GHz (124.8 MHz x42 @1.644V), and its Radeon HD 7660D GPU component to 1.58 GHz (up from 1.275 GHz), to yield a 3DMark Vantage score of P10002 (performance preset), […]

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  • Online News October 17, 2012

    Online News October 17, 2012

    [Anandtech.com] The iPhone 5 Review The last significant redesign of the iPhone platform came in 2010 with the iPhone 4. It was an update that literally touched all aspects of the device, from SoC to display to baseband and of course, chassis. Last month’s launch of the iPhone 5 is no different in magnitude. The […]

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  • Online News October 16, 2012

    Online News October 16, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] ASUS Adds 11.6-inch Q200E Touch Notebook to its Windows 8 Lineup In addition to the VivoBook X202 and TAICHI 21 seen last week, ASUS is gearing up to release another 11.6-inch notebook running Microsoft’s Windows 8. Seen below is the Q200E, a 0.9-inch-thick machine with an aluminum casing that features an 11.6-inch touchscreen, a […]

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