ZOTAC International, a global innovator and manufacturer of graphics cards, mainboards and mini-PCs, today introduces the new GeForce GTX 660 and GeForce GTX 650 series for gamers and multimedia enthusiasts. The new ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 660 and GeForce® GTX 650 series enable gamers to enjoy the latest Microsoft DirectX 11-based titles at high-definition resolutions of 1080p for a fantastic gaming experience.
In a private briefing on the eve of Intel’s Developers Forum, Lucid allowed the guys from LaptopMag to go hands-on with a prototype Thunderbolt graphics card / enclosure. They are targeting this device towards laptop and ultrabook users. It will allow you to install a discrete graphics card of your choice in the enclosure and use it via the 10GB/s Thunderbolt connection on your ultrabook or laptop. Check out the video below to see it in action.
Earlier today all eyes were on Apple as they unveiled their latest iPhone, dubbed the iPhone 5. The event left many people wondering is this enough to keep Apple and the iPhone as the “must have” smartphone of today. The iPhone 5 was pretty much everything we expected, almost all of the major rumors were confirmed today. Are you a current iPhone 3GS, 4, or 4S owner? This article will go over the new iPhone 5 and let you know if it is worth upgrading or even purchasing the iPhone 5 as your first iOS device.
With NVIDIA’s GTX 660 and GTX 560 cards soon to enter the market at the sub $250 segment it is sure going to make things a bit messy, especially with competitive pricing between NVIDIA partners. Expecting these news cards to flow into the marketplace AMD will be dropping prices on their HD 7000 Series cards to make the cards more appealing to the mid-range crowd, who are looking to get the best bang for their buck. The prices are as follows…
Yesterday at the Intel Developer Forum 2012 OCZ was quietly giving a sneek peek at their new Vector solid state drive. The Vector drive is built on Indilinx’s latest Barefoot 3 controller. This controller is completely built from the ground up by Indilinx (the Barefoot 2 used Marvell technology). Maybe this new controller will fix the single thread issue we saw with drives based on the Barefoot 2 controller. The Vector drive also sports 2x nm MLC NAND, and a SATA 6.0 Gbps interface.
The first time I heard of the Cyborg S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 Gaming Keyboard I was like “damn that is sweet!”. We have seen quite a few different gaming keyboards here at ThinkComputers, but we have not seen a modular gaming keyboard. The Cyborg S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 has 7 different modular pieces that enable you to configure it in quite a few different ways. Did I mention this keyboard also has a touchscreen LCD that you can use to launch programs, change the colors of the keyboard and much more. So let’s get right into it! Read on to check out our unboxing and overview video!
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Intel Corporation’s chief product officer today described how its low-power processors, starting with the company’s 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor family available next year, will set a new standard for mobile computing experiences and innovative Ultrabook™, convertible and tablet designs.
Speaking at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, David (Dadi) Perlmutter said Intel reduced the platform idle power of its 4th generation Intel Core processor family based on the next-generation “Haswell” microarchitecture by more than 20 times over the 2nd generation while delivering outstanding performance and responsiveness. He also said Intel will add a new line of even lower-power processors based on the same microarchitecture to its roadmap starting in 2013.
ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions, today announced its touch screen desktop display, aimed at changing the way people think about computing. The 22” (21.5” Vis.) VSD220 Smart Display pairs a 1920×1080 full-HD resolution monitor with the dual-core, ARM®-based OMAP™ 4 processor from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) and an Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” operating system, resulting in a whole new way to experience the web.
We travelers carry with us a growing number of devices that charge via USB: phones, tablets, cameras, and more. While devices are solid, easily stored objects, their power cords and wall adapters are nebulous masses of frustration at the bottom of a backpack! The Aviiq Portable Charging Station aims to address this problem by providing a neat carrying case with a removable, four port USB power hub. It provides spools for cables and lays them in such a way that removing them isn’t wholly necessary. ThinkComputers has the review.