Items tagged with APC

Mozilla's efforts to flesh out and promote its Firefox OS for new mobile devices got a shot in the arm today with VIA announcing an official partnership with the browser and operating system maker. VIA says it will help support and develop Firefox OS for new device form factors, and the company's also providing incentive for coders to patch up existing bugs on its own devices. Now that Firefox OS is running on APC's low-cost Paper and Rock boards with buildable source codes available to developers on GitHub, VIA says it will give away free APCs to anyone who fixes a known issue, a list of which... Read more...
The vibe Silicon Valley must be getting from the masses is that low cost, pint-sized PCs are the wave of the future, hence why we're seeing so many of them recently. The most popular of the bunch right now is the Raspberry Pi PC, but lo and behold, VIA is jumping in the ring with a $49 APC Android PC. "APC brings the familiarity and convenience of Android to the PC at a US$49 price point that will open up exciting new markets and applications," said Richard Brown, VP of Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. "Like a bicycle for your mind, APC will enable more people than ever before to explore the vast... Read more...
APC recently introduced the new Back-UPS Pro uninterruptible power supply systems. The new APC Back-UPS Pro comes in a variety of models and offers six to ten outlets and runtime from 92 to 164 minutes. All models have power-saving outlets to help decrease energy usage from connected devices. In addition, all Back-UPS Pro models come equipped with automatic voltage regulation. The APC Back-UPS Pro products will be available in Q2 with estimated retail prices ranging from $129.99 to $249.99. Designed for the Home and Office, APC's New Back-UPS® Protect Against Data Loss, Computer Damage and... Read more...
"To game is to live." - Anonymous Gamer The Day After Yesterday - Welcome To E3, Day Two The majority of yesterday was spent in the West Hall, which consists primarily of console games with the Sony and Nintendo booths overshadowing everything else in the hall. I tend not to spend as much time in this area, but thought that you might be interested in seeing what those companies had in store for the global consumer. Welcome to another day at E3 E3 Crowds... A Vista of the South Hall My Lambo was parked in the sun However, today was a day for primarily PC gaming and hardware meetings. But... Read more...
Creative Labs X-Fi @ PC Perspective | HH Perspective "If you're on the fence with the X-Fi, consider gaming as a big factor. At the moment there's no real quality improvement (see 24-bit Crystalizer and CMSS-3D) to audio or performance improvement with the X-Fi (see Game Testing). I would wait a few months to see which titles are going to support X-RAM and then decide on a purchase, otherwise your current Audigy 2 ZS will do you just fine which performs and sounds just as good as the X-Fi (minus the X-RAM)." LapCool 3 (LPC-401) @ Phoronix "Do you own a laptop? Do you have a hard... Read more...
Hey everyone :) Yes, I've taken time during this beautiful day to sit in front of a computer and post up some news. See how nice I am? Alright then, let's get to it. If you happen to be reading this with the help of a GeForce 6 or 7 series video card, then your in luck. Hardware Secrets as put up an article showing you how to enable the 2D enhancements for the GPU. I'll try this later, but for now I'm off to the driving range. Enjoy! Data Backup Solutions Guide - How To Protect Your Files @ The TechZone "We often don't consider how fragile our computer data really is. Do you keep sensitive... Read more...