Latest News - January 2012
- Razer Says It's Busting Its Rump to Atone for Tiamat Headset Delay
- T-Mobile Plans To Limit Domestic Roaming
- Maingear Gets Busy Building Machines with New AMD Radeon HD 7950 Graphics Cards
- Rightware Announces Basemark CL Benchmark
- Valve's Mobile Steam App Exits Closed Beta, Now Available to Everyone
- TUL Announces a Pair of Powercolor HD7950 Graphics Cards
- Canalys Report Sees Apple Leading PC Makers In Q4 2011 (When You Include iPad)
- Clear Introduces Spot Voyager And Hub Express 4G Modems
- AMD Radeon HD 7950 Tahiti Pro DirectX 11 GPU Review
- Mad Catz Cyborg M.M.O. 7 Gaming Mouse Now Available for Pre-order
- Take Your Turn-by-Turn Directions from Marge Simpson or Mr. Burns on TomTom
- Wi-Fi Alliance Fears "Super Wi-Fi" Moniker Will Lead to Customer Confusion
- MegaUpload Debacle: Worse-Case Scenario For Cloud Storage Users
- Overclockers Break More Records With MSI Motherboards
All News for January 2012
Every English student knows that even the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry, a fact of life even Razer has to contend with. To wit, the gaming peripheral maker had previously promised to have its Tiamat headphones available for purchase by around the end of January 2012, but here we are on the last day of... Read more...
Starting April 5, T-Mobile customers will have domestic data roaming limits on their cell phone plans according to a document acquired by TmoNews. As of right now, there are no limits on domestic data roaming. According to this leaked document, T-Mobile plans to stager data limits depending on which plan you're on. For example, users with... Read more...
The PC building gurus at Maingear wasted no time in jumping on the official release of AMD's new Radeon HD 7950 graphics cards (see our official review here), which are now offered on Maingear's line of desktop PCs. And if you really want to get wild, you can combine the new offering with Maingear's EPIC 180 liquid... Read more...
We love benchmarks here at HH, so it’s always good news when another one comes down the pike. Today, Rightware released Basemark CL, an OpenCL benchmark aimed at desktop machines, with an embedded profile version in the offing. With Basemark CL, Rightware is attempting to deliver a benchmark that puts realistic stress on OpenCL implementations... Read more...
Someone must have spiked Valve's water cooler with energy drinks, which would explain how it made quick work of finalizing its Steam Mobile application for iOS and Android devices. Valve launched its mobile Steam application as a closed beta last week, and now just five days later, it's been polished and made... Read more...
TUL brought a couple of new graphics cards to the market with the PowerColor PCS+ HD7950 and PowerColor HD7950. The two cards have almost identical specs. Both have 1250MHz memory speed; 3GB of GDDR5 memory with 384-bit memory bandwidth; support for CrossFireX; and DL-DVI-I, HDMI, and two mini DisplayPorts. The standard card has a core clock... Read more...
Apple may be closer than you think to true worldwide PC domination. While the company has long-since dropped the "Computer" from "Apple Computer," evidently things are looking up on the PC side. Microsoft has held a huge, huge advantage in the desktop OS marketshare race for years, even as the iPod demolished the Zune... Read more...
Clearwire may be biting into LTE in the near future, but WiMAX is at the company's core, and evidently, so is sleek design. The company just launched the Clear Spot Voyager, one of the smallest 4G hotspots on the market. It offers unlimited 4G data plans, and if that one isn't in your wheelhouse, there's also the Clear Hub Express, a combination... Read more...
At the time of the Radeon HD 7970’s announcement, we knew the Radeon HD 7950 would be based on the same GPU and that it would arrive a few weeks after the 7970, but its final specifications and price point hadn’t been disclosed. As it turns out, we’ve had a couple of the cards in-house for a little while now and can finally... Read more...
At $129.99, the Cyborg M.M.O. 7 Gaming Mouse might be the most expensive rodent you ever buy. It's also one of the most flexible. Now available on pre-order from Mad Catz, the Cyborg M.M.O. 7 is a funktastic looking mouse for gamers with an adjustable weight system, ergonomic finger resting places, multiple buttons... Read more...
For a relatively small fee, Marge Simpson and/or Mr. Burns will happily tell you where to make your next turn, or order you around the neighborhood depending on which character you choose. They're the newest voice downloads to land on the TomTom navigation app for iPhone, iPad, and personal navigation devices (PNDs)... Read more...
Abbot confused the tar out of Costello when he tried to explain Who's on first, and while the ambiguity surrounding the 'Super Wi-Fi' moniker isn't on the same level of stupid hilarity, the Wi-Fi Alliance nonetheless feels consumers will end up equally confused. Super Wi-Fi, after all, isn't Wi-Fi at all, it's... Read more...
One of the risks when you store your data in the cloud is that you’re trusting a third party with your precious files. Of course, you’re gambling with your data no matter where it’s stored; even if you have your own mini-server locked away in the basement, there are worst-case scenarios associated... Read more...
On the one hand, it’s tempting to say, “We get it already, MSI, your military-class components help facilitate fantastic overclocking”, but on the other hand, it’s really fun to see just how far pro overclockers can push the envelope with MSI motherboards and Intel Sandy Bridge-E chips. According to a release from MSI,... Read more...