Intel has released its latest budget line of desktop processors, and the Core i3 has joined the ranks of the throwback Celeron and Pentium processors.
The new Core i3-3210 looks to give you some great Ivy Bridge performance at a very competitive price. Read more »
Intel has posted its latest quarterly figures, showing a revenue of $13.5 billion, and a profit of $2.5 billion.
While both quarterly and annual figures are down compared to 2011, Intel has seen good growth in some key areas, particularly data center operations. Read more »
AMD used the press day before the start of CES to announce its latest Radeon 8000 series of desktop and mobile graphics.
Based on AMD’s Graphics Core Next architecture, all cards are built using the 28nm manufacturing process and come with support for Direct X 11.1 graphics. Read more »
At the press day before CES 2013 officially kicks off Intel unveiled its fourth-generation Intel Core processor, which will reportedly be able to extend the battery life of latest mobile PCs to 9 hours.
Formerly known as Haswell the new chipset is made with ultrabooks-slash-tablets in mind and could reach 13 hours of battery when docked to a keyboard. Read more »
Samsung has announced the Series 7 SC770 touch monitor, the first of its kind by Samsung. The monitor has been designed with Windows 8 in mind and has a multi-touch display that supports up to 10 touch points at a time.
The monitor also has a adjustable stand that allows you to tilt the display up to 60 degrees, making it easier to use the touchscreen. The 24-inch panel has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 with a viewing angle of 178 degrees. Read more »
Intel’s Ivy Bridge CPUs took some time getting here and their replacements are already on the horizon – a leaked spec table details the first round of Haswell processors that are coming in Q2 of 2013. Haswell is a Tock in Intel’s Tick Tock strategy – same manufacturing process as before (22nm), but a new microarchitecture.
The new CPUs are Core i7 and i5 models, both standard and low-power versions. The flagship model is the Core i7 4770K with four cores (eight threads) clocked at 3.5GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.9GHz and 8MB of cache. Read more »
Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in USA. – This is what lots of new iMac owners noticed engraved on the back of their computers. A while ago there were some iMacs assembled in the US according to the retail box, not the aluminum back, but they were believed to be refurbished.
Now lots of the iMacs currently sold within the USA are actually build there too. The speculations are over, CEO Tim Cook came up with a statement on the matter. Here is what he said: Read more »
Spiceworks is a go-to place for ITs to find information, ideas and problem solutions on the web.
The guys over there decided to put together an infographic about what hot tech toys ITs want to get for Christmas this year, based on the opinions of “over 800 IT pros”. Follow on to see it. Read more »
The Memory Solution CIO Forum 2012 in South Korea is in full swing today and Samsung has announced its new line-up of DDR3 RAM and SSD built using the 20nm manufacturing process.
The SSD comes with support for SATA 6.0Gb/s and will be exclusively used for server units and SAS interfaces for enterprise storage. Read more »
In addition to the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, Apple announced the refreshed Mac mini and iMac lineups at its event tonight.
For the Mac mini you can now choose between dual-core i5 and quad-core i7 processors, up to 16GB RAM, up to two 1TB hard drives or 256GB SSD. Wi-Fi n connectivity and Bluetooth 4.0 are also on board. Read more »
Dell is introduced its lineup of upcoming PCs, running the new Windows 8 operating system.
There’s the new tablet-slash-ultrabook called XPS 12, the XPS 13 ultrabook has received an Ivy Bridge update, while the XPS One 27 and Inspiron One 23 All-in-Ones got touch-enabled screens. All four are available for pre-order in the USA, Canada and select European countries with shipping expected to start on October 25. Read more »
Razer has announced two new products for the gaming populace. The first is a keyboard called DeathStalker that comes with Razer’s Switchblade UI on a touchscreen display placed next to the keyboard. We first saw this UI on Razer’s Switchblade concept and then on the Razer Blade laptop and the Star Wars: The Old Republic gaming keyboard.
The DeathStalker keyboard comes with the same basic system that has ten configurable keys on top to which you can assign any function. Each key has a color display within that shows the icon of the function you have assigned to the key. Below the keys is the LCD touchscreen that displays game related information and can also work as a trackpad to control your mouse pointer. Read more »
Samsung’s high performance laptop, the Series 7 Gamer, has just received a design refresh, complete with new paint job.
Set to feature a new yellow finish, a SuperBright 3D LED display and an updated Core i7 processor, the Series 7 looks to make an impression. Read more »
Acer’s CEO JT Wang has some words of wisdom for Microsoft and they involve telling them not to enter the tablet market, which is exactly what Microsoft plans to do with the Surface.
While everyone assumed that Microsoft’s decision to enter the hardware manufacturing business will not go down well with their OEM partners, these companies were strangely quiet initially. That is until now, when the reality of the situation seems to have slowly dawned upon them and Acer is the first one to take a shot at Microsoft. Read more »
Razer has announced the latest entrant in its gaming series of mice, called the Ouroboros. Keeping with their tradition of naming their products after extinct or mythical creatures, the Ouroboros mouse shares its name with an ancient symbol depicting a serpent swallowing its own tail and forming a circle.
The Ouroboros has got quite an interesting design. It has a customizable design that reminds one of the Cyborg R.A.T.7, although it is not quite as customizable. What you can do on the Ouroboros is adjust the length of the back arch, making the mouse longer. The arch also tilts so you can have a shape that fits your palm best. Read more »