Latest News - June 2011
- 24: HotHardware's Two and A Half Geeks Webcast - June 3, 2011
- iCloud Logo Revealed as Moscone Center Prepped for WWDC
- OtterBox Tries To Get Chinese Phone Cases Banned
- Expedia And Groupon Team Up For Mega Discounts On Travel
- Promise Reveals Pegasus Thunderbolt Line Of Storage Devices
- Cisco Study Projects Internet Traffic To Quadruple By 2015
- Google Starts Rolling +1 Button To Websites Themselves
- AMD Reveals 9-series Chipsets And Z-series Tablet APUs
- Lawmakers Pass Bill Making Netflix Sharing a Crime in Tennessee
- Opera Wants To Take Your TV Online With Comtrend Set-top Box
- Micron Demos PCIe RealSSD P320h, Achieves Over 3GB/s Of Sustained Throughput
- T-Mobile Gets Two Budget-Friendly Android Smartphones
- Google Chromebook Tips Up Early, Sells Out Fast
- Pandigital Novel 7" Android Tablet & eReader Review
All News for June 2011
In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two and a Half Geeks Dave, Iyaz and Marco discuss Micron's blisteringly fast PCIe RealSSD P320h, Microsoft's revamped Windows 8 UI demo, the Pandigital Novel 7 eReader and tablet, HP's Elitebook 8560p and exciting details regarding our "Dads and Grads" Gaming Rig... Read more...
Apple is preparing San Francisco's Moscone Center for WWDC 2011, which runs June 6 - 10, and as a result, we've learned what its iCloud logo is. The image below was captured by Doug Bowman and posted to TwitPic. Another banner, captured by AppleInsider, shows an image of a lion, a plus sign, the number 5, another plus sign, and the iCloud... Read more...
The U.S. International Trade Commission says that U.S. firms lost at least $48 billion in a single year thanks to Chinese companies stealing their intellectual property designs. U.S. smartphone case manufacturer, OtterBox, has had enough and doesn't want to take it anymore. OtterBox has built a $50 million business designing hard case covers... Read more...
Love travel? Love deals. You're in luck. Groupon, the shared coupon site that started it all, has just cranked up another partnership, and this time it's not with just another city. It's with a company, and it's poised to change the way you think about spontaneous vacations. Groupon has teamed with Expedia, a huge name in the travel booking... Read more...
Speed. It's all about speed. And hasn't that always been the case? In the PC world, things never seem to run fast enough, and Promise Technology is hoping to make things hum along even faster when it comes to data transmission. They have just developed a Thunderbolt-equipped RAID storage device for the masses, adopting a technology that Apple's... Read more...
Guess what? The Internet is growing, by leaps and bounds. Tons of new users are joining the digital revolution each and every day, all across the globe, via mobile or fixed line connections. And now, a new study has found that global online traffic will quadruple by 2015. Yes, quadruple, even from where it's at today! That's massive growth,... Read more...
The digital world, and the Internet in particular, is getting a lot more social. By the day now, things are becoming more and more connected, and Google's making up for lost time with their newest addition. The +1 button has been rolling out since March, giving users the ability to recommend content to your friends and contacts directly from... Read more...
AMD's turning in a banner year. The company really starting things off with a bang, as the Fusion chipset launched at CES and has continued to grow in popularity ever since. This week, the company's launching its 9-series chipset line, which aims to help PC builders to develop next generation high performance desktop platforms. The company... Read more...
Performing certain actions will get you sent to the 'Big House' no matter where you live. Taking another person's life, for example. Robbing a bank. Stampeding across town in a drunken stupor without your clothes on at three o'clock in the afternoon (trust us on this one). But in Tennessee, you could be locked up for... Read more...
Opera Software is working with Comtrend to deliver a new broadband TV service via set-top boxes. Opera's browser will power Comtrend's STB-7007 next-generation set-top box. With the browser, users will be able to access context-sensitive information while watching TV. For example, with the technology, you could buy a... Read more...
Micron has just announced a new line-up of PCI Express-based, enterprise-class solid state drives that the company claims are the “world’s fastest”. The new RealSSD P320h is a Gen 2 PCIe x8, full height, half-length card built around Micron’s 34nm SLC (single level cell) NAND flash and uses a high-end controller with... Read more...
AT&T isn't the only wireless carrier who's hoping to attract new customers with a budget-friendly smartphone. T-Mobile and Samsung are teaming up to offer two new Android-powered smartphones, the Samsung Exhibit 4G and Samsung Gravity SMART for less than $100 (after rebate and with a contract). The Samsung Exhibit 4G runs on Android 2.3... Read more...
In what's likely a hint of things to come, limited quantities of Samsung's Chromebook running Google's Chrome OS went on sale yesterday a full two weeks ahead of the official launch and quickly sold out. The Chrome Team sent out emails to select users with a link to the Gilt Groupe, an online retailer that offers instant access to top designer... Read more...
Earlier this year, Pandigital announced a firmware upgrade for its 7-inch Pandigital Novel line of products that transformed the eReaders into full Android tablets. Although the Pandigital Multimedia Novel 7-inch Android tablet doesn't have the same powerful processor or specs as some of the other tablets we've reviewed recently, its low price... Read more...