Latest News - October 2011
- Sapphire Unveils Flex HD 6970 Battlefield 3 Edition Graphics Card
- iBUYPOWER Offers 32GB Memory For All Intel Sandy Bridge Systems
- Dell Unveils Ultra-Thin XPS 14z With Internal Optical Drive
- 38: HotHardware's Two and A Half Geeks Webcast - Oct. 25, 2011
- Brace Yourself: The Great Hard Drive Shortage of 2011 is Coming
- Lenovo's C325 All-In-One Desktop Sure Looks Pretty
- Kingston's urDrive Transforms Flash Drives Into Active Storage Devices
- Hardware Roundup
- Samsung's Transform Ultra Smartphone Coming To Sprint With Android 2.3
- Netflix Details Subscriber Loss, Expansion Plans For 2012
- Maingear Introduces Intel 2700k In SHIFT and F131 Desktops
- Microsoft Now Receives Royalties On Over Half Of All Android Sales
- Origin PC Announces Availability of Overclocked Intel 2700k’s In Its Desktops
- Oracle To Buy RightNow For $1.5 Billion
All News for October 2011
Have you ever tried to kill two birds with one stone? It's not always easy, and pet stores tend to frown on such things. But if you happen to need a videocard upgrade and are interested in picking up the just-released Battlefield 3 game from EA, well, Sapphire might have just what you're looking for. The new Limited... Read more...
iBUYPOWER is now giving users the option of configuring their system with 32GB of memory on all Intel H65, P67 or Z68 chipset based systems. By configuring a system with 32GB of memory, iBUYPOWER says users will get better multitasking capabilities as well as faster boot times and application loading because... Read more...
Dell revealed the new XPS 14z laptop. This laptop is the thinnest full-featured 14-inch laptop that has an internal optical drive. At less than an inch thick and a starting weight of 4.36 pounds, the XPS 14z is designed to provide power and portability. Options for this laptop include discrete graphics, second-generation Intel Core i5 and... Read more...
In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two and Half Geeks, Iyaz, Marco and Dave discuss Apple's new iPhone 4S, OCZ's RevoDrive Hybrid PCI Express HD/SSD, the Asus Zenbook UX21 Ultrabook, our huge round-up of Z68 motherboards, and details of our next sweepstakes where one lucky reader could win a Core i7-based, high... Read more...
Both analysts and Apple are warning that the price of hard drives, which has already been creeping upwards the past few weeks, could jump significantly in Q4 due to catastrophic floods taking place in Thailand. During Apple's conference call this week, CEO Tim Cook said: ""Like many others, we source many components... Read more...
New ways to touch your PC? Sign us up! Touch is very clearly "in" these days, and Lenovo's grabbing that bull by the horns. The C325 all-in-one desktop is amongst the sleekest in the sector, and it's aimed at college dorm rooms and other places where space is a premium. It boasts a 20" LED-backlit display, optional multi-touch support, a DVD... Read more...
Kingston, the same company that could very well have their label on your RAM or SSD, is introducing something a little different today. The company's latest is an effort to transform the USB flash drive into an active storage device. It's called urDrive, a cleverly named, free pre-loaded application available on a... Read more...
Video: Battle of the Radeon HD 6950s @ The Tech Report NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti @ Phoronix VisionTek Radeon 6970 2GB @ PureOverclock [Tech ARP] Mobile GPU Comparison Guide Rev. 12.1 Motherboards and Chipsets: Gigabyte Z68XP-UD5 Motherboard Review @ OCIA.net Mini-ITX Face-Off: Asrock Z68M-ITX-HT vs. Asrock A75M-ITX @ TechSpot Processors: Intel... Read more...
At a glance, it looks a little like the Droid Charge. But it's hardly that. Samsung's Transform Ultra isn't even set to launch on Verizon Wireless; instead, it'll be coming to Sprint. It's an Android 2.3-powered device with a 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8655 processor, a 3MP rear-facing camera and VGA front-facing camera for... Read more...
Netflix posted its Q3 results today, and they reflect what analysts generally expected. The company's price hikes, combined with its schizophrenic announcement that it would split the brand (followed by a retraction a few weeks later) took a toll on the total number of subscribers. The total number of subscribers fell from 24.59M in Q2 to... Read more...
Well well well, Origin PC isn’t the only system builder to quickly adopt Intel’s new Core i7-2700k processors; Maingear announced today that it will offer the new chip in its SHIFT and F131 desktops. Buyers can expect the 3.5GHz CPU to be overclocked to over 5GHz, and combined with Maingear’s EPIC liquid cooling, the system... Read more...
Microsoft's general counsel and deputy general counsel (Brad Smith and Horacio Gutierrez) have co-written a new blog entry detailing Microsoft's latest licensing achievement. Yesterday's broad cross-licensing agreement with Compal Electronics means that Microsoft has now negotiated licensing terms with the ODMs... Read more...
Origin PC’s custom desktop computers are one place you can find Intel’s new Core i7-2700k Sandy Bridge CPU. Indeed, Origin announced today that customers can get the 2700k on any of its custom desktops, including full tower, mid tower, and small form factor machines. What’s more, Origin rigs will... Read more...
Oracle continues its push into the cloud computing market with an agreement to acquire RightNow Technologies for $1.5 billion ($43 per share). RightNow offers a slew of customer service tools designed to make interactions between its clients and their customers “rewarding and beneficial”, to quote the RightNow website. The company’s... Read more...