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  • Online News December 30, 2012

    Online News December 30, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: Ultrabooks, graphics cards, games, and more The Christmas shopping rush is officially over, and you know what that means: clearance sales. Newegg has a big honkin’ one of those running now, which you can browse here (http://www.kqzyfj.com/click-1800524-10487648?url=http://www.newegg.com/Clearance/Store?Type=Clearance). Among the… [Techreport.com] Friday night topic: Why are games so violent? This evening’s […]

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  • Online News December 29, 2012

    Online News December 29, 2012

    [Anandtech.com] Arctic Cooling Accelero Hybrid VGA Cooler Review: Not For the Faint of Heart Traditionally in the desktop space, the next step after high quality air cooling has been high quality liquid cooling, usually centered around custom designed cooling loops that cost a pretty penny in equipment. The industry has met this desire halfway by […]

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  • Online News December 28, 2012

    Online News December 28, 2012

    [Hothardware.com] Dell Latitude E6430S Business Grade Laptop Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/E6430Sthumb.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Dell-Latitude-E6430S-Review/) Business-class laptops don’t get much love these days, due to all the buzz surrounding ultrabooks and tablets. But there are still plenty of jobs that demand the processing… [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Toshiba to Showcase SDHC Memory Card with TransferJet Wireless Transfer Technology Toshiba Corporation will showcase […]

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  • Online News December 28, 2012

    Online News December 28, 2012

    [Hothardware.com] Dell Latitude E6430S Business Grade Laptop Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/E6430Sthumb.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Dell-Latitude-E6430S-Review/) Business-class laptops don’t get much love these days, due to all the buzz surrounding ultrabooks and tablets. But there are still plenty of jobs that demand the processing… [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Toshiba to Showcase SDHC Memory Card with TransferJet Wireless Transfer Technology Toshiba Corporation will showcase […]

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  • Online News December 27, 2012

    Online News December 27, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Boxing Day Shortbread *_The Fierce Five_* 1. DigiTimes: Intel expected to show new smartphone platform (http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20121225PD216.html) at 2013 MWC 2. British Journal of Photography: Canon discontinues… [Techreport.com] Rumor: 95W AMD FX-8300 due later this week AMD’s FX-8350 processor (http://techreport.com/review/23750/amd-fx-8350-processor-reviewed/) is a relatively solid performer for the price, but it has two notable downsides: sub-par […]

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  • Online News December 26, 2012

    Online News December 26, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Christmas Day Shortbread *_7 Up_* 1. Seeking Alpha: Is there a turnaround for AMD (http://seekingalpha.com/article/1080861-is-there-a-turnaround-for-amd-ahead) ahead? 2. The China Post: Intel smartphone chips (http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/company-focus/2012/12/25/365114/Intel-smartphone.htm) as energy-efficient… [Techpowerup.com] (PR) QNAP Expands its Turbo NAS Compatibility List with New HDDs QNAP Systems, Inc. announced today a major expansion of the number of compatible peripherals available for […]

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  • Online News December 25, 2012

    Online News December 25, 2012

    [Bjorn3d.com] NZXT Phantom 820 Full-Tower Gaming Chassis Categories: Cases (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/cases/), Hardware (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/), Reviews & Articles (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/) Tags: 820 (http://www.bjorn3d.com/tag/820/), Case… [Anandtech.com] The x86 Power Myth Busted: In-Depth Clover Trail Power Analysis The untold story of Intel’s desktop (and notebook) CPU dominance after 2006 has nothing to do with novel new approaches to chip design or […]

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  • Online News December 24, 2012

    Online News December 24, 2012

    [VR-Zone.com] PC Power and Cooling Silencer MKIII 1200W Review vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/18501/05.JPG PC Power and Cooling. A legendary name amongst enthusiasts a decade ago, as it was one of the very few companies which offered truly high end power supplies at the time. Although OCZ annexed PC Power and Cooling 5 years… [Techpowerup.com] (PR) […]

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  • Online News December 23, 2012

    Online News December 23, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Saturday Shortbread *_The Pick 6_* 1. MCV: Ubisoft plots THQ bid (http://www.mcvuk.com/news/read/ubisoft-plots-thq-bid/0108645) 2. WSJ: Google designing ‘X Phone (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324731304578191711598368942.html)’ to rival Apple, Samsung 3. DigiTimes: Acer to launch $99 7″ tablet… [Techreport.com] Sunday Shortbread *_Eight is Enough_* 1. VR-Zone: Samsung is suing (http://vr-zone.com/articles/samsung-suing-apple-over-notification-center/18490.html) Apple over Notification Center 2. H Online: AMD warns of security […]

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  • Online News December 22, 2012

    Online News December 22, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Freshening up a home network can yield big bandwidth benefits One of the funny things about being a PC enthusiast, for me, is how there’s a constant ebb and flow of little projects that I end up tackling. At one point, I may be busy updating and tuning my HTPC, and shortly after that’s […]

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  • Online News December 21, 2012

    Online News December 21, 2012

    [Techreport.com] A first look at AMD’s Radeon HD 8790M AMD’s Graphics Core Next architecture premiered around this time last year on the Radeon HD 7000 series. The architecture brought with it a slew of improvements, which we covered at length here (http://techreport.com/review/22192/amd-radeon-hd-7970-graphics-processor/3). Before long, GCN had spread… [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Oracle Buys Eloqua Oracle today announced […]

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  • Online News December 20, 2012

    Online News December 20, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Samsung’s 840 Pro Series SSD reviewed Samsung’s 830 Series has been our favorite SSD for the better part of a year now. We gave the drive our coveted Editor’s Choice award when we reviewed it, and we’ve been recommending the thing ever since. Can you blame us? The 830 Series combines excellent all-around performance […]

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  • Online News December 19, 2012

    Online News December 19, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Game publisher THQ ‘evaluating’ Linux Clearly, Valve is pretty gung-ho (http://techreport.com/news/24037/valve-linux-big-picture-to-power-turnkey-living-room-pcs) about Linux as a gaming platform. It’s too early to tell if other developers and publishers are on board yet, but at least one of them is considering it. THQ President Jason… [Techreport.com] Tuesday Shortbread *_7 Up_* 1. Dell exec: I urged Microsoft […]

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  • Online News December 18, 2012

    Online News December 18, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Power Line Communication Systems Market Worth $7 Billion by 2018 According to a new market research report “Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems Market (By Technologies-Narrowband & Broadband, Products-Transmission and Distribution, Applications-Smart Grid, Home Networking, Long Haul and M2M, Voltage Network-High, Medium and Low, Verticals-Industrial,… [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Toshiba to Launch a New CompactFlash Memory […]

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  • Online News December 18, 2012

    Online News December 18, 2012

    [Anandtech.com] HP EliteBook 8570w Notebook Review: The Other Side of the Coin We recently reviewed Dell’s top of the line Precision M6700 (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6512/dell-precision-m6700-notebook-review-the-enterprise-split) mobile workstation and found that the overall design left something to be desired compared to HP’s high end EliteBooks, but that the price was… [Techreport.com] How to build a PC: The Tech […]

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  • Online News December 17, 2012

    Online News December 17, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Analyst: Intel should open up fabs to Apple The idea of Intel manufacturing Apple’s proprietary A-series chips isn’t new—the rumor mill broached (http://techreport.com/news/20874/report-intel-might-open-up-its-fabs-to-apple) the subject a year a and half ago. According to a Credit Suisse analyst quoted by Forbes… [Bit-tech.net] Noctua NH-L12 review Image: http://images.bit-tech.net/content_images/2012/12/noctua-nh-l12-review/featured_double.jpg (http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cooling/2012/12/17/noctua-nh-l12-review/1)Noctua’s low profile cooler costs over £40. Will […]

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  • Online News December 17, 2012

    Online News December 17, 2012

    [Techreport.com] The TR Podcast 125: The Radeon vs. GeForce brouhaha comes home for Christmas Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2012q4/podcast1216.jpg (http://techreport.com/archive.x?tags=Podcast) Date: December 16, 2012 Time: 1:22:45 Hosted by Jordan Drake … [Techpowerup.com] (PR) MSI Launches Limited Edition GT70 Dragon Gaming Notebook, Slider S20 Awarded The 2012 IT Month was from 1st to 9th December, 2012. MSI Notebook Taiwan […]

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  • Online News December 16, 2012

    Online News December 16, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: Graphics cards, SSDs, cases, and more Been putting off your Christmas shopping until the last minute? You’re in for a treat, then, because both Newegg and Amazon have some particularly good deals on offer today. Let’s start with Amazon, which lets you nab OCZ’s 128GB Agility 4 solid-state drive for […]

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