Intel pumps US$1 billion subsidies to promote tablet processors
Intel will offer marketing subsidies of US$1 billion to encourage tablet vendors to adopt its processors in 2014 and thereby aims to ship 60 million tablet processors for the year, almost 10 times the estimated 6-7 million units for 2013, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers. Intel Taiwan indicated that Intel's 2014 target shipments for tablet processors are 40 million units.Read more
LUXA2 P-MEGA Portable Battery Charger
This is a new portable mega battery charger from LUXA2 called the LUXA2 P-MEGA. Featuring a silver aluminum enclosure, this compact and lightweight battery charger is equipped with a 4 stage battery level indicator LED light, auto-off function to prevent overcharge.Read more
Microsoft to slim down number of versions of Windows
Microsoft's Julie Larson-Green stated at a recent investor event that having three versions of Windows is too many. She didn't give any exact details about what the software giant plans to do about this, but it seems highly probable that Windows RT and Windows Phone will be merged in the near future. Larson-Green did mention that she sees the need for one full Windows and one more mobile Windows that is more locked down.Read more
Microsoft attacks Google and its Chromebook in new video
Microsoft has released a new video for its Scroogled campaign and it's clear, the gloves are off when it comes to bashing Google. In the clip, posted above, Microsoft has recruited a few of the cast members from Pawn Stars to talk about the Chromebook. The clip is nothing short of throwing mud directly at Google as Rick, the lead character in Pawn Stars, refuses to buy a Chromebook off of a potential customer because it is not a real laptop. Rick says that because the Chromebook applications are web based, when you are not connected to the web, it's basically a brick. Further, Rick says that by having the Chromebook logo, it's not real laptop because it doesn't come with Office or Windows. Microsoft doesn't stop there; they say that when you are connected to the web, the Chromebook will track what you do online to put ads in front of your face.
Retail Steam Machine Prototype
iBuyPower revealed their own prototype box for their own upcoming Steam Machine. Keep in mind that various manufacturers will be allowed to make their own devices and iBuyPower is one of them. Their unit will go on sale next year for $499 (USD), the same price as an Xbox One.Read more
Ozone Strike Pro Mechanical Keyboard
Sensitivity is not incompatible with precision. Control is not isolated from speed. The new Ozone keyboard, Strike Pro, combines sensitivity, precision, control and speed in order to facilitate interaction. Mechanical keyboards have a special and unique sound. It's the sound of fast swift keystrokes, it's the sound of the keyboards response to your expectations as a gamer, it's the sound of the new Strike Pro. In fact, e-sport professionals have no doubt.Read more
EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti SC SuperClocked ACX test and review
We review the EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti SC SuperClocked ACX. Oh and hey, SC means a factory overclock - this thing is fast! NVIDIA unlocked the GPU completely meaning all 2880 Shader processors are available. That combined with increased core and memory clock frequencies and nice overclock potential will make this the flagship product to purchase for the Christmas holiday season.
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Antec ISK600 Mini-ITX Enclosure
Antec announced the ISK600 Performance Mini ITX PC case. The ISK600 presents a price conscious solution for builders looking for solid construction in a small form factor. The ISK600 is the newest addition to Antec's award-winning ISK line of mini-ITX cases. It is a versatile enclosure that matches any CEO's desk, designer's office, or family living room.Read more
EK Full Cover Water Block for NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti
EK introduces world's first full-cover water cooling solution for the latest (NVA-P2083) design NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti, GTX 780 as well as GTX Titan series graphics cards. EK-FC780 GTX Ti water block directly cools the GPU, RAM as well as VRM (voltage regulation module) as water flows directly over these critical areas thus allowing the graphics card and it's VRM to remain stable under high overclocks. EK-FC780 GTX Ti water block also features a very high flow design therefore it can be easily used in liquid cooling systems using weaker water pumps.Read more
Download Sandra 2014
You can now download SiSoft Sandra 2014, SiSoft Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) is an information & diagnostic utility. At SiSoftware from version to version we focus four key areas of software development to make sure we give our users the best software experience.
Gainward GeForce GTX 780 Ti Phantom
Gainward proudly presents the Phantom version of GTX 780 Ti graphics. Gainward GeForce GTX 780 Ti Phantom is Gainward own-designed, powered by NVIDIA next-generation Kepler-architecture-based GPU. It offers insanely fast, elegant design and whisper-quiet performance to give hardware enthusiasts and extreme PC gamers the ideal gaming experience. The Gainward GTX 780 Ti Phantom is an extremely over-clocked board. It is factory over-clocked to 980 MHz base clock (875MHz base clock for reference board) for those 2880 cores that is 105MHz faster and 7Ghz 3072MB memory, offering high memory bandwidth. The Gainward GTX 780 Ti Phantom is even faster than the fastest single-GPU board in the planet. It performs up to 10% faster than GTX 780 Ti reference board.Read more
PowerColor PCS+ R9 270X released
TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphic cards, today announces the very first PCS+ model at R series, the PowerColor PCS+ R9 270X. Being a well-known OC series, the PCS+ uses Powercolor in-house material kit and cooling design, delivering ultimate gaming performance with stability, also remaining lower temp.Read more
Team Group M131 Dual-Interface USB Flash Drives
Team Group has come out with a new line of dual-interface USB flash drives, the M131. Available in three different storage capacities: 8GB, 16GB and 32GB, these usb flash drives feature a USB 2.0 connection interface and a micro-USB connection interface, and are backed by a lifetime warranty.Read more
BenQ GW2760HM 27-Inch LCD Monitor
BenQ has unleashed a new LCD monitor ‘GW2760HM’ for the mass market. Adopting BenQ’s ‘Senseye3′ image correction technology, this new 27-inch VA LED-backlight monitor (flicker-free) provides 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, 3000:1 contrast ratio, 300 cd/m2 brightness.Read more
Tesoro Lobera Supreme and Lobera Gaming Keyboards
Ever heard of these guys? Me neither, but Tesoro releases a new family of keyboards targeting directly both casual and hardcore gamers. Tesoro Lobera and Tesoro Lobera Supreme are named after a famous sword of bravery and great virtue. Also nicknamed as "the sword wolf-slayer," it symbolized power used by Saint Ferdinand III, becoming one of the most famous swords in recorded history, and making its righteous owner an invincible champion and an exemplary knight.Read more
Kingston 2800 MHz HyperX Predator Memory Kits
HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the addition of 2800 MHz memory kits to the HyperX Predator product line. The new 2800 MHz memory kits exhibit top-of-the-market speed and are specifically designed for high-end overclockers, extreme system builders and performance enthusiasts.Read more
Samsung Debuts Grand 2 Mid-Range Phablet
Samsung today announced the Grand 2, a large-screened Android smartphone with middle-of-the-market specs. The Grand 2 has a 5.25-inch 720p HD LCD display, a quad-core 1.2GHz processor, and 1.5GB of RAM. Other hardware features include an 8-megapixel camera with flash and a 1.9-megapixel user-facing camera; Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth 4.0; a 2,600mAh battery; support for microSD cards up to 64GB; and support for HSPA+ networks.Read more
Intel releases new Iris and HD graphics drivers
Intel released two sets of drivers today for their integrated graphics products. The first is Intel 10.18.10.3345 drivers for Haswell & Ivy Bridge. Enables OpenGL 4.2 support on Haswell (download). The second set is Intel 126.96.36.19947 drivers for Sandy Bridge (download these here) thanks to GMA for submitting this news.