Items tagged with solo

Ah, arcades. The generation that grew up wondering where their next quarter was going to come from knows all too well the joy found in a typical arcade-style control scheme, and it's something that modern-era gamers are seemingly missing out on in favor of more advanced control pads. Thankfully, there's still a viable market for older, retro-inspired controllers, and X-Arcade has a new one for those looking to re-live their glory days. The company's Solo Joystick is now available to pre-order, and will ship in early December. The company suggests that this one is impossible to destroy, making it... Read more...
Maingear specializes in high-performance desktops from a boutique perspective, and as you'll see in an upcoming review of a SHIFT Super Stock X79 system we have on tap, these guys know how to build some wicked fast systems. They also know how to spot a popular market trend and roll with it, as the company is doing with its freshly unveiled Solo 21 All-in-One (AIO) system. "With more consumers looking for a full-size desktop computer without the hassle of wires and other connections, the Maingear Solo 21 All-in-One provides the freedom of space while still offering the latest technology," Maingear... Read more...
If you need rugged, fireproof storage, there are only a few companies you can call. Requiring that your data be able to withstand both fire and flood is a pretty niche requirement, but we fully understand that some of you have data that's top secret. Not that we know who you are, but we digress. ioSafe has been providing such a service for a few years now, and they're just now updating the tried-and-true ioSafe Solo with a new version. A new version that's capable or USB 3.0 or eSATA, of course. In order to keep pace with the innovation on the connector side, ioSafe is introducing the SoloPRO,... Read more...
Hot on the heels of yesterday's announcement of the triple-core Phenom, coming Q1 2008, BetaNews has an interview with Simon Solotko, AMD's brand manager for the Desktop Division.  They ask questions about the long-term viability of the triple-core CPU, as well as giving him their thoughts on the announcement.SCOTT FULTON, BetaNews: Is triple-core a long-term investment for AMD, or is an opportunity you can take advantage of now to punch up the product line a little bit?SIMON SOLOTKO, desktop brand manager, AMD: Well, I think it'll certainly compete extremely well against in-market dual-core products.... Read more...
Hardware Zone has Sony's ultra light VAIO VGN-TX37GP on hand in their latest review, which is a notebook you should consider if you're in the market for something light weight and portable. With portability top priority for the notebook, it's not the kind of machine to look at if your interested in processing power, though one of the benefits of a less powerful machine is longer battery life. "However, despite having the dubious backing of Microsoft (Tablet PC anyone?), UMPCs are as yet relatively unproven in the marketplace. So for... Read more...