LG shows off flexible 18-inch OLED screen
LG has been pimping a prototype of an 18" OLED display that is flexible enough to roll into a tube that's a mere 3cm across. The screen has a resolution of 1200 x 810 pixels and uses a new type of polyamide film on the back to deliver substantially more flexibility and a thinner design than its predecessors.Read more
Acer Launches C720 Chromebook with Intel Core i3 Processor
Acer launches an industry's first Chromebook model using a 4th Generation Intel Core i3 processor. The award-winning Acer C720 Chromebook is now available in two models powered by the Intel Core i3 processor to provide customers even faster and more responsive performance for multi-tasking, while also providing long battery life of up to 8.5 hours.Read more
I'M Intelligent Memory 8 Gigabit DDR3 and 16 GB Modules
I'M Intelligent Memory (oh and I'm not kidding with that name), a Hong Kong based fabless DRAM manufacturer, announces availability of the world's first 8 Gigabit (Gb) DDR3 components with a single chip-select, doubling the amount of memory per chip compared to other DDR3 DRAM devices on the market. Based on these new 8 Gb components, I'M is also introducing the first 16 Gigabyte (GB) DDR3 UDIMM and SO-DIMM memory modules with optional ECC error-correction.Read more
The PC Market Is Slowly Stabilizing
IDC reports global shipments of PCs declined 1.7 percent year-over-year to 74.4 million units in Q2 2014. The firm states that this is the smallest slope measured since Q2 2012, when sales slowed 0.1 percent to 87.5 million units. The top three PC makers posted healthy growth rates. Lenovo saw its unit shipments soar by 15.1 percent, runner up HP saw a growth of 10.2 percent and Dell increased shipments by 13.2 percent.Read more
Download AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC1 Driver
Download AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC1 Driver for Windows 7 and 8.1. We have a discussion thread open on this driver right here.
AORUS THUNDER M7 MMO Gaming Mouse
AORUS, the emerging force of gaming products, announced the availability of the THUNDER M7 MMO Gaming Mouse, the most ergonomic MMO mouse in the world. The AORUS THUNDER M7 is a specialized MMO/MOBA gaming mouse without crazy numerous buttons or dial-pad hotkeys. It is perfectly designed for MMO games which equipped with massive 8 MMO/MOBA optimized thumb buttons.Read more
Review: SanDisk Extreme PRO series SSD
Today we review an SSD with exceptional endurance, the SanDisk Extreme PRO SSDs have nCache technology, exceptional endurance and hey, Sandisk now offers 10 years warranty on these puppies as well. Check out what we think might be one of the best SSD series available on the market.
Read the full review right here.
Play as Ripley in the Alien Isolation Pre-Order Bonus
SEGA revealed that those who pre-order Alien: Isolation will get some rather sweet bonus content in the form of two downloadable missions featuring the original cast of the film.Read more
QNAP Virtualization Station Enabling Running Multiple OS on Turbo NAS
QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced the availability of Virtualization Station: an industry-leading integrated virtualization operating platform that empowers the Turbo NAS to host multiple virtual machines (VMs). With a simple & centralized management interface, it is easy for anyone to create and run multiple VMs on a single Turbo NAS.Read more
Thecus Issues OS Updates for Full NAS Lineup
Thecus Technology Corporation today announces firmware enhancements on all consumer and enterprise NAS models. Updates to ThecusOS 5 and 6 mean enhanced capability and security across the entire Thecus NAS lineup. Updates available for Thecus consumer and SOHO NAS will enhance their capabilities, giving them features found usually on business class storage.Read more
HGST Ultrastar C10K1800 1.8 TB 10K RPM Hard Drive
HGST, a Western Digital company, today announced that it is now shipping the world's highest capacity and highest performing 10K RPM hard disk drive (HDD) - the Ultrastar C10K1800. Based on HGST's field proven high-quality design, the 2.5-inch small form factor (SFF), enterprise-class Ultrastar C10K1800 combines high capacity with a significant improvement in both random write and sequential performance for mission-critical storage applications requiring 24/7 availability.Read more
TSMC to speed up development of 10nm process
To counter Samsung that is. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to speed up the development of its 10nm process to fend off competition from Samsung Electronics, which reportedly has landed 14nm FinFET chip orders from Qualcomm, according to industry sources.Read more
Download Watch Dogs - TheWorse Mod v0.97 revision C
Another day, another update. TheWorse posted revision 0.97c of his mod for Ubisoft's open world title Watch Dogs, which you can now download. The mod bring improved textures, some E3 effects and well, a whole lot more. This is a must have mod and highly recommend using it as it brings a lot of improvements.
More AAA titles to support AMDs Mantle ?
There's an interesting story today on videocardz, though unconfirmed it seems that some pretty hot upcoming titles will get Mantle support. The list is divided into 3 groups: games that are released, unreleased, and games that are not yet confirmed to support Mantle, however developers have signed for private AMD beta program. The titles include GTA5, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, COD:AW and Sleeping Dogs: Triad Wars. Mantle support for COD:AW and GTA5 would be a huge thing for AMD.Read more
NEC EA244UHD 23.8" has 4k IPS Panel
NEC announced the release of a new 23.8" sized screen that sits in their EA series. Under SKU code EA244UHD the product offers a 4k 3840 x 2160 resolution and an AH-IPS panel. The screen looks to be using a very similar panel to the Dell UP2414Q which is already available. It offers a wide colour gamut with 99.3% Adobe RGB coverage, 94.8% NTSC and 100% sRGB thanks to it's GB-r-LED backlight system.Read more
ViewSonic VX2880ml 3840x2160 Ultra HD Display
ViewSonic announces the VX2880ml 4K2K multimedia display. The VX2880ml is a 28-inch display with 3840x2160 Ultra HD resolution delivering a premium visual experience. The ideal solution for CAD power-users, digital 4K content development, and other digital design applications, the VX2880ml also ensures future-proof connectivity to connect to PCs, laptops and gaming consoles.Read more
NZXT KRAKEN X31 AIO Water Cooling
We already posted that NZXT updated their LCS kits. OCuK re taking pre-orders on the brand new NZXT Kraken X31 which is an All-In-One watercooling unit designed to give you the very best cooling with variable speed control. Featuring one of the best 120mm format radiators seen on an All-In-One cooling unit, the X31 is a product that system builders have been crying out for. Before, NZXT only had offerings with an AIO cooler in the 140mm size, now today this has changed and they now offer the X31 which is an 120mm radiator and fan, giving the user a huge range of flexibility.Read more
Foxconn to deploy 10k robots on assembly lines to replace human
Comments made by Foxconn CEO Terry Gou indicate that, Apple manufacturer Foxconn may soon roll out robots on its assembly lines in order to replace human workers and cut down on manufacturing costs. The robots, which could potentially help construct Apple's rumored-to-be-upcoming iPhone 6, are in the final stages of testing and are set to be deployed in at least one Foxconn factory in the future.Read more