Latest News - October 2011
- Sony Internet TV Nabs Google TV Update
- TRENDnet Announces TEW-680MB 450Mbps Dual Band Wireless N HD Media Bridge
- DC Universe Online Goes Free to Play Next Week
- Win 8 Task Manager Now Heat Maps CPU Usage
- EVGA Unveils Batman Themed GeForce GTX 580 Videocard
- Majority of Android Phones Are SoL When It Comes To OS Updates
- AMD Posts Solid Q3 Thanks To Strong Mobile Demand
- Zotac ZBOX Nano AD10 Plus U Mini PC Review
- Dropbox Introduces Business-Friendly "Teams" Service
- MSI Reveals GT780DX Gaming Laptop
- Warpia's StreamHD Value Edition Cuts The Laptop-To-HDTV Cord
- RIM Intros Crazy Looking Porsche Design P'9981 BlackBerry
- Microsoft's Conceptual Video Of The Future Makes Us Long For It Right Now
- Intel Release User Friendly SSD Toolbox 3.0
All News for October 2011
Google TV. Remember that? Just kidding. While Google TV certainly hasn't been as popular as something like Gmail, it's a product that Google still seems interested in improving. This week, Sony announced a software update to the Google TV platform that powers the Sony Internet TV Blu-ray Disc player. This latest version not only powers existing... Read more...
TRENDnet is betting that you have multiple wireless media devices in your house, and that you stream media to them. The TEW-680MB is designed to make streaming to those devices a better experience with 450Mbps capabilities (when used with an adequate router, such as (notes the below press release) the TRENDnet... Read more...
Here's a little something to brighten your day heading into the weekend. DC Universe Online announced a new free-to-play option will be available starting November 1, 2011 (that's next Tuesday). This was originally expected to happen sometime in October, but we're willing to forgive a slight slip into the first of November if it means we can... Read more...
One of the aspects of the current Windows Task Manager UI that doesn't scale particularly well, even on existing systems, is the CPU Usage monitor. Trying to track more than four cores quickly devolves into a game of "find the thread." The more cores you have, the less useful information the panel conveys. The 60s moving average CPU utilization... Read more...
If you fancy yourself a fan of the Dark Knight, than what better way to show it than with Batman themed computer components? You can start the transformation with EVGA's new Special Edition Batman: Arkham City themed GeForce GTX 580 videocard. The special edition graphics card is essentially a GTX 580 Superclocked GPU with Batman artwork plastered... Read more...
When it comes to Android vs. Apple iOS comparisons, fans of the small green machine have a lot of ammunition they can lob at Apple. Devices tend to be more expensive, other phones often offer more advanced features late in the iPhone's upgrade cycle, and Android phones often have microSD slots for expandable storage... Read more...
AMD's warning earlier this quarter was taken by many as a sign that the company's performance might slump significantly, which makes yesterday's results a pleasant surprise. The company's Q3 revenue was up seven percent, slightly above adjusted expectations. Mobile products continue to be the primary factors behind increased revenue, with... Read more...
Zotac is one of a select few companies that have fully embraced the ultra-small form factor and home theater PC markets. Although they’re also known for producing custom, high-end graphics cards, and an array of motherboards, which include a smorgasbord or mini-ITX options, Zotac’s Zbox and Mag lines of mini PCs are quite diverse.... Read more...
Dropbox announced a new service designed for businesses. Recognizing that people are already using Dropbox in over one million businesses around the world, the Dropbox team thought it was time to create a service specifically for businesses. This is where the new Dropbox for Teams service comes into play. With this new offering, you'll get... Read more...
MSI announced the new GT780DX gaming notebook which features an Intel second generation Core i7 quad core processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX 570M discrete graphics with 3GB of GDDR5 display memory. Other key features include 32GB of DDR3 memory, a RAID 0 accelerated dual hard disk architecture, 17.3-inch full HD screen, a SteelSeries keyboard... Read more...
Warpia has been helping notebook owners stream content from their portable machines to their HDTVs for some time now, but now they're doing the same while helping you save a buck. The company just revealed the StreamHD Value Edition, a lower cost version of their popular StreamHD. The StreamHD VE with HD video and... Read more...
Now this is a BlackBerry. To anyone suggesting that all BlackBerry phones look the same, just have a look at this guy. Introduced this week in partnership with Porsche Design, the new Porsche Design P'9981 smartphone from BlackBerry is easily one of the most flamboyant RIM handsets to ever be introduced. It's build with a forged stainless... Read more...
You could say that we're already living in the future. Cars that are powered by batteries. Wi-Fi on planes. Smartphones that have more power than some small notebooks. But Microsoft thinks that we aren't quite there yet. The company recently published an interesting take on what the world of technology may look like a... Read more...
Intel today made available version 3.0 of its Solid State Drive Toolbox software designed to help Intel SSD owners optimize and keep their drives running in tip-top shape as if just unboxed. This new version makes it easier than ever to update firmware, run diagnostics, and perform optimizations right from within Windows with a redesigned... Read more...