Sunday, July 31, 2011

Roadmap: The Ivy Bridge Intel released in April 2012

Sweclockers our colleagues got their hands on what looks like a roadmap of Intel built in week 13 is the end of March. It details the planning of testing and launch of the processors Ivy Bridge. One hand it confirms once again the launch window of March-April 2012. The launch of the architecture (which is a tick at Intel, an improved model and a previous architecture, by Sandy Bridge) would be with quad processors, the dual-core next few weeks.

Thermaltake presents the final liquid cooling system, Level 10 GT LCS

Thermaltake continues its tradition as the cooling liquid, releasing a variant of its famous Level 10 GT box which includes a complete water cooling system. Adding Thermaltake BigWater BigWater A80 or 760 Plus has launched this special edition GT-called Level 10 LCS. LCS GT Level 10 - The new standard liquid cooling box Thermaltake, famed for being lñider manufacturer in the PC cooling market, has created the LCS Level 10 GT, a version of its famous Level 10 GT box but specialized in refrigeration liquid.

MSI presents its new laptop GE620DX

MSI already has its new laptop called GE620DX, has a Core i7 quad core 2630QM main feature. In addition to mounting a Core i7 2630QM, the new MSI GE620DX also incorporates a Nvidia GT555M with 2GB of memory and support for DirectX 11, PhysX, and Optimus. The screen is 15.6 inches in size at a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels with LED backlighting.

You can also ride a maximum of 8GB of DDR3 RAM. As for their storage capacity from 300GB will, 500GB and 750GB 5,400 rpm hard drives and 7,200 RPM. A party has a webcam with 720p resolution, USB 3.0 and HDMI output.

Steve Jobs liquid as Uncle Sam: Apple richer than U.S. government

The U.S. newspaper reports that Apple currently has more money than the government of the United States of America. While Republicans and Democrats are embroiled in conflicts that manages its land to the state bankruptcy: should the two governing parties can not agree by then to an increase in the debt ceiling.

On Thursday, the U.S. Treasury announced that the country was still 73.8 billion U.S. dollars available has been reached, until the bankruptcy. has according to its cash reserves over the amount of 75.9 billion U.S. dollars: That would be two billion more. Actually, these numbers are obviously not directly comparable because they quantify different issues.

IBM creates a laboratory for the cloud

IBM has announced that it would create a Services Innovation Lab (SIL), a laboratory comprising two hundred experts of the company focus on developing solutions for testing and maintenance, among others, the clouds of company. The SIL is an extension of the division that is responsible for research and development of software and services.

IBM is clear that the primary purpose of its new lab will be to create software that will be resold to its customers. Specifically, the SIL will work to develop new services and cloud systems to easily move information and systems of a society in such infrastructure. IBM will also work to develop a dashboard to facilitate monitoring and network management.

Android 3.2 from August 2 sull'Asus Eee Transformer Pad

ASUS has just announced that within days will be provided the expected update of the Google Android operating system to version 3.2 for the Eee Pad Transformer. The update will be free, mode FOTA (Firmware Over The Air) for all samples already on the market, while the new version of Android will be pre-installed on devices next marketing.

Among the major differences from previous versions, two are of particular interest to users of the tablet ASUS Smart Zoom, which lets you view full screen the more than 250 000 applications already available and developed natively for the full and Android smartphone support multitouch capabilities of the touch pad integrated into the docking station, which can then be used in exactly the same way as the pad.

ASUS Series ProArte PA238Q, new high quality IPS monitor

ASUS has just released a new monitor, IPS PA238Q, designed to delight the needs of graphic designers and other professionals who need exceptional image quality. It has a native resolution of 1920 x 1080, playing 100% of the RGB color space and is factory calibrated to ensure an overall accuracy of color.

The PA238Q comes with the unique Virtual Scale QuickFit program makes it possible to display images and documents in real size. It has a strong base that allows very precise adjustment of the position of the screen and a 90 degree turn to see images vertically. Includes HDMI port, DisplayPort, DVI-D and multiple USB

Pro Evolution Soccer 2012: Konami announces launch date

The preparation enters its final phase, the makers of wind still from the last transfer. Konami now airs in a press release the start date: The soccer simulation, "Pro Evolution Soccer 2012" appears on 29 September 2011 on PC, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 So goes "PES" one day before rival "FIFA" at the start of what promises more explosive.

Konami and the competitor is well prepared for the duel. Screw the developers in many areas of the game mechanics and cars, larger changes, like the show in "Pro Evolution Soccer 2012".

The full 2.5-inch RAID at OWC

OWC manufacturer has added a number of models of mini external drives "RAID" in its range Mercury Elite Pro Dual. Displaying the dimensions of 144 x 154 x 28 mm, these compact external storage solutions boarded two hard drives - SSD or two - to 2.5-inches. Five new models are thus emerging: a version comprising two 640 GB hard drives of 320 GB (5400 rpm, 16MB cache) proposed at 159.99 dollars, a 1 TB version (two HDD 500 GB, 5400 rpm per minute, 16 MB cache) to 189.99 dollars, a version with two 240 GB SSD Mercury Electra 120 GB 6G (519.99 dollars), a 480 GB version (two 240 GB SSD, 1049.99 dollars) and finally a 960 GB version (two 480 GB SSD) appears to 1919.99 dollars.

3DS: dates for Super Mario Land and Mario Kart 7 3D

In August 2011 lowers the price of the Nintendo handhelds 3DS by about one-third and is the first time in its history, one one. With this step, we wanted to bring his pockets console among the people, then by selling new Win retract. It is now clear that Nintendo's Mario Star plumber should provide funds for ringing: The Japanese group, announces "Super Mario 3D Land" for November and "Mario Kart 7" for December 2011.

Mega-Zoom Camera: Olympus SP-810UZ with 36x zoom

The well-equipped digital camera provides a maximum of 14. The video resolution is 1.280x720 pixels (720p), so can adorn themselves with the predicate's definition. The display of the SP-810UZ has a diagonal line of three inches (7.6 centimeters) and has 230,000 pixels - swivel is not. The 810UZ has 36-times optical zoom and a focal length of 24-864 mm.

On board an SD card slot (SDHC compatible and SDXC) is. The Olympus has an HDMI interface to bring your photos to a flat-screen TVs. Via USB port, you can recharge the camera. A flash is built into the camera body. The SP-810UZ is equipped with several automatic functions: Sun-exist with a face detection and Shadow Adjustment a pet identification.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Video telephony program Skype 5.5: Vulnerability in the update?

The version of Skype 5.5 for Windows is now available for download. The software maker has, which can be downloaded since June, improved. Skype now has a deeper integration of Facebook: To access the Skype resistant to both the chat from Facebook as well as news and status of the network. Video telephony: The controls for your video calls have been changed, the call quality has been improved.

Shogun 2 - Total War: New DLC package

The strategy of buy-Master of Creative Assembly "Shogun 2: Total War -" gamers even more tactical options: The new DLC package called "Sengoku Jidai" brings ten new units. For nearly two amateur strategists are € Japanese samurai and other elite warriors are available, which you can bring with powerful features to win the fight.

The unit package is available at the sales platform.

The SAS will go to 12 gigabits/s

LSI has announced that tests on SAS controllers to 12 gigabits/s (1200 Mb/s) were inconclusive. The professional standard should (re) take the ascendancy over the SATA, pending a fourth version of the standard public. Remember that the SAS is for professional and SATA as SATA is an evolution "series" of SATA, the SAS is an evolution of SCSI (Serial Attached SCSI SAS means).

As with SCSI, which reached 320 Mb/s when the PATA struggled to reach 133 MB/s, the SAS was generally faster than SATA: 6 gigabits/s is the norm for a while and 12 gigabits/s happening. Unlike the SATA channel that is usually dedicated to a device, it is quite common SAS share a link between devices.

New Lexmark multifunction printers

LexmarkInternational, Inc. today announced the launch of cuatronuevosmodelos, aimed at increasing productivity in demanding workgroups large and medianasempresas. These devices, dominated by its modern user interface and timesaving features include, modernize the range of Lexmark color and strengthens the market position of color printing for workgroups.

Are capable of printing in sizes up to 320mm x 1219mm, the Lexmark X950 Color Multifunction and C950de Lexmark color printer ideal for group sizes that require specialized printing, such as A3 (320mm x 450mm), with large amounts Working with advanced finishing. Both families of devices also incorporate productivity solutions to speed workflow and reduce the unnecessary printing, while protecting user data, networks and devices, due to multi-layered security functions.

The Zambezi FX 8 cores will be sold at $ 300

A quiz on the site of AMD has forced the manufacturer unveiled the approximate price of future AMD FX-81xx, which revolve around $ 300, which puts them at a Core i7-2600K (3.4 - 3.8 GHz, 95 W). This information confirms the rumors that we reported in June last and who claimed that the AMD FX-8130P $ 320 will be sold.

For the record, this processor runs at 3.8 GHz, has a turbo mode to 4.2 GHz and a TDP of between 105 W and 130 W. It is important to note that Intel, the TDP is usually an average value and not the maximum consumption of the processor, which may explain the differences on paper between the chip d Intel and AMD, but the results probably similar in the end.

Samsung profits drop 18%

Samsung has released its financial results for the second quarter of 2011 and overall they are quite good. Its turnover reached 26 billion euros, an increase of 4% compared to last year, while its profit is down from 2.84 billion euros in the second quarter of 2010 to 2,330,000,000 euros. This decrease is mainly due to a fall in selling prices of components due to a surplus.

His division smartphone continues to excel and take the results of the company up. Indeed, the telecommunications department has seen its profits rise by 420 million euros to 1.1 billion euros, an increase of 165%. Nokia still seems to dominate the mobile phone market, but Samsung has already passed the Finn on the smartphone.

MSI presents its new X460 notebook

MSI has just officially announced the arrival of the X-slim notebook, the MSI X460. Featuring a slim, lightweight design, this notebook 14 "features a long battery life (up to 8 hours) and is shown purely to work" on-the-go. "The manufacturer has incorporated the distinctive elements of value as nell'X460 chassis and brushed aluminum palm rest areas or silver coating on the keyboard.

The opening screen of up to 170 degrees provides comfortable viewing for all situations of use. The new laptop, which uses Intel Sandy Bridge offers a good supply in terms of connectivity with USB3.0 and HDMI ports and controllers Bluetooth3.0 and Wi-Fi.

New series of reviews in HardZone

As always, work to introduce HardZone the most comprehensive and professional analysis of the last components of the market. In the coming days you will find a new series of reviews that you look the less sure, very interesting. Yesterday as we present the first analysis of this new batch of reviews, the MSI GT680R.

But that was just the beginning, in the coming days you will find even more reviews that are sure to be to your liking. BQ BQ Reader eBook Readers Movistar has given us the latest model of eReader is now in release. A very interesting model because of its characteristics and thoroughly tested.

BBC iPlayer: video-on-demand service by subscription

The program is divided into eight genres, including, inter alia, drama, comedy, science and nature. The contents include classic BBC shows like "Fawlty Towers" and "Only Fools and Horses", crime fiction...

Assassin's Creed: Free content coming in September

In September 2011, a new DLC pack is waiting for fans of the virtual Westerns: Under the name "Myths and Mavericks," a free bundle is launched, which among other things, brings new multiplayer characters - for example, Landon Ricketts. The Colts bring amateur John Wayne on additional cards for smokes, for the game modes like "Deathmatch", "grave the Bag" and "Gang matches" are available.

Before the DLC seems to get "Dead Red Redemption" gamers have missed an update, which leads back to the zombie-overrun mode back to its original shape.

Red Faction: The shoot-off for Mars

After the two "Red Faction - Guerilla" and "Red Faction - Armageddon" found only moderate sales, THQ president Brian Farrell sees more action for the series and announced its Off. He pulls the ripcord and thus justifies the poor sales, among other things missing mass appeal and increasing quality standards.

Accordingly, also fell ill the previous quarter for THQ. The hopes for a rosy financial future awakens "Saints Row - The Third": The Group relies on the Action-Kracher and is confident in the face of massive pre-orders. In addition, THQ promises revenue from downloadable content.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Western Digital updates its series of Velociraptor hard drives

Western Digital has announced the launch of two new series of his famous Velociraptor SATA interface which will have 3 (6Gbps). Like previous versions, it will be a hard disk 2.5 "built in" IcePack "3.5". These two new units (serial numbers and WD3000HLHX WD1500HLHX) run at 10,000 revolutions per minute and have a latency of just 3ms.

They feature a 32MB cache MTBF 1.4 million hours and an average speed of 126Mb/s. They have a 5 year warranty.

Logitech loses his head

Logitech has entered the first quarter of its fiscal year 2012 (which corresponds to the second quarter of calendar year 2011) on a sales decline of 4% and a net loss of $ 30 million. This poor record has claimed its place in the CEO Gerald P. Quindlen who is temporarily replaced by President Guerrino De Luca until the group finds a new CEO.

Logitech's sales reached only $ 480 million in the first quarter of 2012 against 479 million the previous year. Given the favorable exchange rate, these figures actually show a decrease of 4%. Operating income is negative (- $ 34 million) but takes into account an anticipated price drop box Logitech Revue / Google TV $ 249 to $ 99.

Strategy game for PC Age of Empires Online: Microsoft announces additional content

The cult game "Age of Empires" published in August 2011 in stripped down form as a free online game. Pared means that there are only two cultures at the beginning to choose from - the Greeks and the Egyptians. At the start then the additional "defense of Crete" with a few extras. Manufacturer Microsoft now announces monthly bundle of expansion: By the end of 2011 appear to include two additional civilizations as well as a content package.

Intel 10 nm processors by 2018

Have been disclosed long-term plans of Intel about the names and manufacturing processes for future chips. Continuing to follow the typical strategy of "tick-tock" where a new micro-architecture is used with two consecutive fabrication processes and every manufacturing process is used with two micro-architectures in a row, the manufacturer has put its cards on the table about all the successors of Ivy Bridge.

Soul Calibur 5: The first images to brawl

After mid-May 2011 were leaked information about Namco brawl, the manufacturer now published the first pictures of "Soul Calibur 5". Then a part of the 26 fighters is to see, send the developers in the fight. Even Patroclus, the son of Sophitia makes a good figure in the screenshots. He is the new main character, 19 years old and leads a similar sword like his mother with him.

Also, bonus whipping boys are again one of the party - has arisen, for example, Darth Vader, Spawn or Jedi Yoda decent.

Razer unveils new gaming headset and audio Razer Electra

Razer has announced new games and music headphones Razer Electra, which provide low and very sharp with great convenience to-end flexible and adaptable to your headphones. Will be available from October 2011. Follows the official press release. GET READY FOR AN AUDIO WITH RAZER Electrifying ELECTRARazer enhances the gaming enthusiasts with the Razer headphones Electra video game music on the go, and Carlsbad, California -  Razer ™, the world's leading gaming peripherals for high-end brings thumping bass of your music and audio of the game on the road with the Razer headphones designed to play any sound Electra and notes with incredible depth and balance in a pack versatile and comfortable.

3D video projectors: Acer H5360BD

The image brightness, the manufacturer with 2,500 ANSI lumens of normal operation, according to Acer, the contrast ratio is 3.200:1. And indeed: The picture in the practice test shone bright colors were bright and black back of the projector rather dark. The image resolution of the device is 1280x720 pixels (HD ready).

With a seat pitch of 2.50 meters was not a raster image and to recognize the image looked sharp. This shows once again that already meets the small HD resolution (720p) for a detailed image. Typical DLP projector: In contrast scenes occur colored flashes of light, which bothers some viewers more than others.

Electronic Arts: Dragon Age 2 is no longer available on Steam

If you currently buy "Dragon Age 2," or it wants to get the latest DLC pack, which must rely on to Valve's download platform Steam - where the title has disappeared from the offer; same in June with the action game "Crysis 2" . Both are obviously reactions to our own online distribution platform Origin of Electronic Arts.

The group seems to be serious: According to the company stirred properly, the advertising drum and sold several EA games exclusively via Origin - such as "Call of Duty 3" or "Star Wars - The Old Republic". Some of the tracks appear here in special versions with special bonuses. So far, neither Valve nor EA comment on the situation.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

MSI GE620DX: a 15.6-inch to play

MSI is preparing the launch of GE620DX, a laptop with a screen diagonal of 15.6 inches (1366 x 768 pixels) with LED backlight and a platform based on Sandy Bridge. Intended according to the manufacturer to the players, the GE620DX with a processor Core i7-2630QM (model quad-core 2 GHz), up to 8 GB of RAM, a GeForce GT 555M accompanied by 2 GB of memory and a 750 GB hard drive (5400 rpm or 7200, depending on version).

Windows Mobile 7: Update for new mango-based Smartphones

Terry Myerson, vice president of Windows Mobile Engineering, gave the news to know: The software developers have for the "Windows Mobile 7" on 26 July release for production. The update thus has the status "RTM," short for elease o anufacturing (release to manufacturing). Microsoft is now the software code to the appropriate manufacturer of smartphones.

This mango then optimize for their devices and network configurations. The Windows-phone-team also prepares the update process for the devices already exist before. They should then also benefit by updating new features. In May, Microsoft announced the first details are known about the update.

Scythe Kama Dock, new hard drive docking station

Scythe has a new accessory for your catalog, the Scythe Kama Dock docking unit for hard drives 2.5-and 3.5-inch USB 3.0 connectivity. Scythe Kama Dock supports hard drives of 3.5 inches (8.89 cm) and 2.5 inches (6.35 cm). It is also possible to connect 2.5-inch SSD too. The connection between the drive and the Kama Dock is achieved through SATA interface, and to ensure maximum speed between it and the PC, using the ultra-fast USB 3.0, which in turn is compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1.

Mini dual-HDD NAS 2 TB Buffalo

Buffalo has just added a new LinkStation NAS to his family: the LS-WSX2.0TL/R1. Rather compact with dimensions of 40 x 82 x 135 mm, NAS carries two 1 TB hard drives in 2.5-inch, configured in RAID 0 for a total storage of 2 TB Gigabit Ethernet connectors Equipped with and USB 2.0 (but no USB 3.0 or eSATA), the NAS can act as a DLNA server or iTunes and can also support independently BitTorrent downloads.

Xbox 360: Microsoft launches new accessories

Microsoft announces a new wireless headset. From November 2011, the communication device is for 49.99 euros on the market and can be linked with every Xbox 360. The special feature: The headset also be used with other Bluetooth devices - such as your mobile phone. To switch from Xbox Live to chat in a telephone conversation on the phone.

Green or blue indicate the mode in which you are. The headset allows for approximately eight hours of talk time and recharges via a USB cable that you plug into the Xbox. In addition, Microsoft throws a new remote control on the market that optimizes the control possibilities of television and console.

Atom latest in Razer Switchblade

Razer has not abandoned the concept Switchblade. Instead, the company announces it has chosen as the latest processor Intel Atom, the Z690. The Atom Z690 is part of the Moorestown platform unveiled in spring 2010. It cap with its frequency of 1.7 GHz, 200 MHz higher than the Z670. The integrated GPU is still the GMA600, a PowerVR SGX535 400 MHz.

Remember, this is the same GPU as the iPhone 3G and 4, but with a frequency doubled. We still do not know the screen resolution chosen by Razer, but given what he can do on an iPhone 4 in 960 x 640, the Switchblade might be a good machine. The Switchblade, however, still lack a date of marketing.

Androi HTC Puccini: The first images from the ten-inch tablet

The big brother (with seven-inch display) shows the first time on the U.S. side of technology. Two views of the HTC Puccini reveal first details for the equipment. HTC integrated so a camera with dual LED flash, there are stereo speakers and a microphone. As I use the HTC flyer, can be even with the Puccini pen (Stylus) - that enables more accurate input.

Earlier reports say the HTC Tablet to a 1.5-gigahertz processor. The operating system (Android 3.x, codenamed Honeycomb) gets, like all HTC devices, donated the surface "Sense". Next is the successor to UMTS (ong erm revolution, also called 4G) on board. Release date and price of the HTC Puccini: unknown.

Sandisk finally released new SSD

Sandisk, a precursor of flash memory and ever-present reference memory cards has completely missed the turn of the SSD "mass", is being overtaken by Samsung, Indilinx, Sandforce, Intel, Toshiba, short, almost all its competitors. But the company persevered and today launches its Ultra. Sandisk Ultra range includes three models of 60 GB, 120 GB and 240 GB, all in 2.5.

"Their sequential flow maximize their SATA 3 Gb/s: 280 MB/s read, 270MB/s write . remains to be seen in the performance of random accesses and small files. One thing is quite rare, Sandisk gives an indicative life for its SSDs. The 60 GB can support 40 TB of writing, 120 GB 80 TB and 240 GB TB 120 These figures are quite low compared to 600 To our SSD test cashed, but they correspond to the life of the flash memory more finely engraved modern.

Restructuring within Intel

Intel has appointed Andy Bryant as Vice President of the Executive Committee. It should replace the current director, Jane Shaw, who will retire in May 2012. This appointment reflects the type of strategy that the founder wishes to maintain. Jane Shaw arrived at his post in May 2009. She then replaced Craig Barrett, a doctor of science was considered a visionary technology company.

It marks a fundamental break in strategy since Ms. Shaw came from the world of management. She has led many companies and has held management positions within Intel in 1993. The committee seems to be satisfied with that direction since Andy Bryant is from the same world. It was Intel's chief financial officer for thirteen years before becoming executive director.

Kingston Wi-Drive: SSD and WiFi USB

Revealed there are a couple of months for Kingston, Wi-Drive SSD is now available in both 16 GB and 32 GB Displaying the dimensions of 121.5 x 61.8 x 9.8 mm, the SSD has an external connector mini USB controller but also includes 802.11n WiFi. This SSD loads a battery providing a range of up to 4 hours.

Designed for iPad, iPhone (3G, 3G, 4G) and iPod touch (IOS allows an application to use it from an Apple product), this storage solution wireless should then also be compatible with devices and products running Android. Guaranteed one year, the Wi-Drive is currently posted at 129.99 dollars for the 16GB version and $ 179 for the 32GB model

Microsoft also heaped billions

Last week was the presentation of the financial results of large companies that populate our daily news. Among them we forgot one major player: Microsoft. The Redmond giant shows yet an Olympic shape: 17.37 billion turnover (+ 8% over 2010) and 5.87 billion net profit (+30% compared to 2010) for the quarter.

In fiscal year 2011 (ended June 30) Microsoft has made 69.94 billion dollars in sales, up 12%. Similarly, the operating profit increased by 13% (27.16 billion) and net income increased 23% (23.15 billion U.S. dollars).

The Opteron Bulldozer Interlagos on the run

Genuine mistake or flight organized? The fact is that the characteristics (supposedly) some Opteron Bulldozer "Interlagos" AMD have "accidentally" found online on the website of Gateway. Since then, the manufacturer has cleared the course in question, but our colleagues BSN still have had time to take a screenshot.

Warning, this information should be taken with the tongs essential. The characteristics of four models Opteron Bulldozer, namely the Opteron 6220, 6234, 6272 and 6276, are therefore - at least temporarily - appeared on the web. The Opteron 6220 should be a model with 8 cores running at 3 GHz, 4 MB L2 cache and 8 MB of L3 cache.

Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition 3960X against Core i7 990X: Fight at the top

The partners have unveiled the web Donanimhaber a comparison between the Intel Core i7-E 3960X Sandy Brige pitted against a Core i7 990X in a battle of test to evaluate their performance. Intel wanted to demonstrate the performance of their next top-end processor Sandy Brigde-E, Core i7 Extreme Edition 3960X LGA2011 socket pitted against the current top-end in the socket 1366, the Core i7 990X.

TDJ: HD audio files

Our colleague BHMag just published a small feature on the audio files "High Definition" that some broadcasters and other music paperless record companies often offer a price superior to the files "classic". Digital manipulation, reissues of recordings or analog sampling rates: high-definition audio files are they?

Seagate defective memory: Recall of iMac hard drives

Announced on its website that it is a major in iMacs which were sold between May and July 2011 and have a screen size of 21.5 (54.6 centimeters) and 27 inches (68.6 centimeters). Producer of the faulty hardware is up to the end of July 2012. Whether you have an affected iMac at home, check on the use of your computer.

If that is the case, go to the computer to an Apple Store, an Apple Authorized Service Provider or contact Apple technical support . Important: before you can make the exchange.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Security Update: Apple closes with IOS 4.3.5 a dangerous vulnerability

The IOS upgrade to version 4.3.5 is available via download. It is compatible with, and and the (third and fourth generation). The update addresses an important weakness in that it allows an attacker to capture and manipulate data. And despite the after SSL / TLS standard, so. The fault lies with the verification of X.509 certificates, and also relates to the new one.

The recently published fourth for iOS 5 should contain the vulnerability but no more.

Silicon Power V30: SandForce and SATA 6 Gbps

The manufacturer Silicon Power has announced the launch of the V30, an SSD controller SandForce shipping and using a SATA 6 Gbps. In conventional 2.5-inch, this SSD displays according to the manufacturer speeds of around 550 MB / s sequential read and 500 MB / s sequential write. Available in capacities of 60 GB, 120 GB, 240 GB and 480 GB, the V30 supports the TRIM command.

This SSD is finally delivered with a 3.5-inch adapter to mount in any location without casing 2.5 inches. Regrettably, however, that Silicon Power has not yet given the price and availability date of the SSD.

Seasonic preparing 11 new power supplies

Next fall may be a busy season for the manufacturer Seasonic. It plans to take to enlarge its catalog of power by launching several new models in its range and M12II X Series, and two new lines (Platinum Series and G). Three new power supply modular M12II, a respective power of 650W, 750W and 850W, and should make their appearance in October.

In November, they will be G Series power supplies of 350W, 450W, 550W and 650W that will emerge. Beginning in September, finally, P1000 and P680 Platinum (80Plus certified power supply probably Platinum) and X-1050 X-1250 (fully modular and 80Plus certified Gold) will be launched by the manufacturer.

New USB 3.0 Flash Drive with Patriot Retractable Connector

Patriot Memory has announced the Supersonic Xpress USB stick. Available in denominations of 8, 16 and 32GB the new proposal for the American manufacturer of portable storage leverages the USB 3.0 interface and is fitted with the cap-less retractable connector. This system eliminates the use of the classic hood, which could easily be lost or forgotten given the small size of the unit (0.94 x 5:53 x 2 cm).

Scythepresents accessory Kama Connect Plus

Scythe has introduced its curious accessory called Kama Connect Plus, a device that connects via USB 2.0 and allows connecting multiple accessories. The Kama Connect Plus is a Plug & Play compatible with Windows 7 and a wide variety of devices, from hard drives (S-ATA, ATA, ATAPI) to optical drives. It can simultaneously connect S-ATA drives and ATAPI devices, without any special adapter for hard drives 2.5 ".

Motorola Wilder: Outdoor mobile phone with basic functions

The representation of a 2.8-inch touchscreen display with 240x320 pixels does. Motorola also integrated in the lower right corner is a mini-display. It informs you about incoming messages, battery status and network connection. The two-megapixel camera, including six times digital zoom to capture snapshots - high quality but they are not.

Browsing works only with the slow EDGE standard - and waived on Motorola. On board the dual band phones are a calculator, calendar, media player, radio, alarm clock, e-mail service, and browser - can not install more apps. Via microSD card and you upgrade to the Wild to a maximum of 32 gigabytes of memory.

Digital Camera News: Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55: thin camera with full HD video feature

With Sony's 12.2 millimeters to the thickness of the housing Cybershot DSC-TX55. Of course, the manufacturer measures it at its thinnest point, in order to achieve this peak. Including the extensive coverage to the four-fifth of the camera covered, come back to a few millimeters. Otherwise are 9.3 inches wide, 5.4 centimeters high and 109 grams (with battery and memory card) on the sheet.

Possible the low-lying interior is through a lens. The latter has one of 26-130 millimeters. On board is a CMOS sensor with 16.2-megapixel resolution, which is superior thanks to BSI-function (ack llumination ide, ie backlighting) in the light output of conventional sensors, so Sony. The ISO speed can be adjusted between 100 and 3,200.

2012 AMD desktop platforms, the same socket for the CPU and APU

It 'was published the updated roadmap of AMD desktop platforms, which will introduce during 2012. Next year will see the debut of the CPU "Komodo" in band enthusiast, the APU "Trinity" in the mainstream and APU "Wichita" in the entry-level, respectively, accompanied by platforms "Crown", "Virgo" and "Deccan" .

CPU and APU (mainstream) will share the same socket, it is a new socket called FM2, combined with FCH (Fusion Controller Hub) different. The CPU "Komodo" exploit the FCH Hudson D4 and APU "Trinity" the FCH A75/A55 (already used with the Llano APU). "Wichita" rather be a full-SoC with BGA package and integrates directly FT2 FCH "Yuba".

Intel Core i7-3960X: 50 percent fastest than i7-990X

The new Intel Sandy Bridge-E, intended for high-end market, should arrive by the end of 2011 and use the LGA2011 socket platforms. At the end of last week some slides of a presentation made by Intel and its partners on the services that the manufacturer expects to have been published online. In particular, they shall contain information about the Core i7 Extreme Edition-3960X, top model with six core operating frequency of 3.3 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.9 GHz, 15 MB L3 cache and support for HyperThreading technology, compared with the current Core i7 Extreme Edition LGA1366-990X.

Corsair launches new models of modular power supplies TX550M, TX650M, and TX850M TX750M.

Corsair has expanded its offering with four new modular power supplies, these models TX550M, TX650M, and TX850M TX750M. The four new modular power supplies, Corsair has 80 Plus Bronze certification that ensures 85% efficiency with 50% load, it also presents a single line of 12V. All models incorporate a fan of double ball bearing with a size of 140mm for heat dissipation that occurs in the power supply, besides have a 5 year warranty.

U.S. smartphone maker RIM in crisis: Blackberry manufacturer fires 2,000 employees

The strong competition from Apple's iPhone and Android phones will cost jobs at Blackberry maker Research in Motion (RIM). Would have to go 2,000 employees worldwide, said the Canadian company on Monday. The affected employees were informed this week off. They should receive compensation. RIM had announced a month ago, a job loss, but without giving details.

Now, the group said that 17,000 people should end up still remain. The management is turned upside down. Premarket the already battered shares fell by more than one percent and cost just $ 28 - that's close to the five-year low. The Canadians are one of the pioneers in the booming smartphone, but they had only half-heartedly joined the trend and multimedia features.

Western Digital updates its VelociRaptor

The manufacturer Western Digital is preparing the market entry of a new version of its VelociRaptor 150 GB and 300 GB Equipped with a 6 Gbps SATA interface and equipped with 32 MB cache, these new models are baptized and WD1500HLHX WD3000HLHX. They still work at 10 000 rpm, are offered in 3.5-inch (hard drives themselves are 2.5 inches, but they are integrated into a rack mount format 3.5 inch) display an access time of 3 ms.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Gears of War 3: special modes for beginners

New game, new luck? This is not always true. Often curb the high barriers to entry in the fun. To prevent this, the developers at Epic new ground: two special modes, according to a beginner should start in the "Gears of War 3" easier. Help optionally supports a goal in the campaign. So far, so ordinary.

Innovative is the approach to the multi-player mode: In separate sections also draw newcomers to the wizard. Another measure to prevent frustration: "Gears of War 3" ensures that an opponent after you respawn immediately massacred with a chainsaw.

Sniper - Ghost Warrior 2: The first images in the crosshairs

With the sniper game "" City Interactive manufacturer managed a direct hit. More than one million copies of the title found a buyer. After such a success also engages in a relatively small publisher of the most important mechanism of the video game industry. This means that the successor is in progress.

Information on "Sniper - Ghost Warrior 2" are still scarce, but the first images in the gallery leaves no doubt: amateur snipers should ever calm the heart rate and controlled breathing.

Asus U46SV: Huron River in an inch

Asus has announced the European launch of its U46SV, laptop slim (25 mm) based on an Intel platform Huron River. With a screen 14 inches diagonally, can display a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and benefiting from a system of LED backlighting, the U46SV has a chassis similar to that of 13.3-inch models.

Weight reached 2.1 kg in turn on the scale. In terms of technical characteristics, there is therefore a Core i5-2410M running at 2.3 GHz, 4 or 6 GB of RAM, a GeForce 540M GT (compatible Optimus) with 1 GB of memory and a 500GB hard GB is also noted the presence of an 8x DVD burner, a memory card reader and Gigabit Ethernet controllers, WiFi 802.11n and Bluetooth 3.0.

Shadows of the Damned: 999 white diamonds dust

In the library in Act 4-3 there is an unseen ninja that throws off to infinity in a particular situation a lot of white diamonds. You hit the opponent after you have run across the bridge, you have been using the built bookshelves. First you kill the two enemies crawling. Then appeared on the Ninja. They lure him - as seen in - in the corner of the library.

Grab him with the light beam on to stun him. Sprint now for the dazed opponent and press the button repeatedly - until you have received the maximum amount of white diamonds. The 999-precious stones can be exchanged with Christopher. Depending on the difficulty, contact the dealer up to 22 red diamonds.

PlayStation 3 - Cataclysm: New pictures of the treasure hunt

Nathan Drake is back: In his third adventure on the Sony Playstation 3 daredevil daredevil Ubar investigated together with his friend Victor "Sully" Sullivan for the lost, South Arabian city. In the footsteps of Thomas Edward Lawrence - better known as Lawrence of Arabia - it verschlägt both the Arab peninsula.

A journey that is not without its dangers - like the new pictures of "3 Uncharted - Drake's Deception" show. You will also find in the first impressions of the multiplayer mode.

Apple iPod touch would prepare a white 3G

Pictures of a white iPod touch have surfaced on the Internet. Apple expected to unveil its catalog iPod and iPhone in September with the release of IOS and icloud 5. It's our colleagues from 9 to 5 Mac who received pictures of what looks like the chassis of a white iPod touch, although it is obviously impossible to confirm.

The idea is not so surprising as that. Apple seems to have resolved the manufacturing problems that had sealed the white iPhone 4. The iPad 2 in white version would not have encountered the same difficulties of manufacture. Apple could easily decide to announce a 5G white iPod touch. According to rumors, the player could have a design closer to the iPhone and 4 should also include a dual core ARM processor, and a 3G module for the data, according to settings in the beta iOS 5.

LCD T: Samsung LE32D579

The Samsung LE32D579 has a Full HD screen displays movies so in a maximum of 1920x1080. The refresh rate is 50 Hertz - totally smooth moving images like a 100-Hz TVs are not likely to improve. In contrast to the "UE" series, with the Samsung on the latest LED technology sets, Samsung installed with the "LE" series, the traditional fluorescent lamps (CCFL).

Thanks to the built-in tuner to connect both cable (DVB-C) and for receiving satellite (DVB-S2) to HDTV channels, without more. Also for the terrestrial television (DVB-T) tuner is installed. Other connectivity options are in the form of two USB ports, four HDMI jacks and a CI +-card slot to receive a fee (HD +) given.

Available in a cooler Thermalright HR-02 Macho

Thermalright has launched on the European market the new cooling system for CPU Macho HR-02. This is a massive tower heatsink with dimensions of 150 x 129 x 162 mm and a weight of 1100g, with 6 copper heatpipes and 32 aluminum fins, combined with a generous fan TY-140 160x140mm oval frames. The fan operates between 900 and 1300rpm with a maximum noise of 21 dBA, while dissipating fins of the body have a special structure that facilitates the venting of hot air also upward.

Notebook: Lenovo ThinkPad X121e

The heart of the Lenovo notebook is the "Fusion E-350" from AMD. It operates at 1.6 gigahertz and has an integrated DirectX 11 graphics core (Radeon HD 6310). The advantage is that the combination of principal and in one chip reduces power consumption and ensures, in theory, for a longer battery life - Lenovo promises up to five hours of battery operation.

The memory holds four gigabytes, a 320-gigabyte hard drive is on board. Lenovo ThinkPad X121e upgraded with a 11.6-inch display (resolution: 1366x768 pixels) from. No missing important standard: In addition to three USB 2.0 ports, are a card reader, a webcam, a multi-touch pad ever built, and a VGA and HDMI port.

Lexmark expands its range of color laser multifunction

Lexmark has extended its range of MFPs with X548de and X548dte models, feature a color touch screen of 17.8 cm. The Lexmark color laser multifunction series X548 comes loaded with preloaded applications and can be easily customized to suit individual workflows in accordance with the specific needs of each company.

In addition to the basic model of this series, X548de Lexmark, Lexmark X548dte model incorporates dual hard disk and 650-sheet tray, which allows you to have additional functions and be able to print in larger quantities and paper media. You can see and hear more information on the following demo video.

Asus ROG G74SX: New laptop for the gamer use

Asus ROG G74SX The new notebook is the gamer that the Asus brand brings to the table, mounts an Intel Core i7 2630QM a Nvidia GTX 560M with 3GB VRAM and a maximum capacity expansion for 16GB DDR3 RAM. Belonging to its ROG (Republic Of Gamers), the Asus G74SX presented as one of the laptops use stronger market gamer.

The design has been changed slightly to accommodate the new components, besides the shift key has been enlarged and now includes keypad. In terms of cooling, the G74SX independent features two fans, one for the processor and another for the graphics card, something that makes it stand out from rivals which carry a fan for these two components.

AMD Reports Second Quarter 2011

At the end of last week, AMD announced the results for the second quarter of 2011 during which sales totaled $ 1.57 billion, net revenue amounted to $ 61 million, or $ 0.08 per share and the result operating income of $ 105 million. "In the first half of 2011, AMD Brought to market The Most Competitive client offerings in our history, Reinforcing our position as a design and innovation powerhouse," said Thomas Seifert, CFO and interim CEO AMD.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Graphic tablet Genius EasyPen M610x

Genius has introduced its M610x EasyPen tablet has a size of 15cm x 25cm and is connected via USB, a part is extremely accurate thanks to the 4000 LPI and a response rate per second (RPS) 200. The Genius features a stylus M610x EasyPen wireless has 1024 levels of pressure sensitivity, is an ideal mid-range tablet for those who would start in the management of these peripherals.

His pen strokes allows thicker or thinner depending on the pressure on the stylus, imitating traditional painting also has a right click button and a scroll wheel near the tip. The EasyPen M610x has 4 hotkeys at the top (Cancel, Delete, Zoom, Zoom) for convenience. In addition, the top of the interface there are 16 programmable shortcuts, allowing to customize shortcuts to Microsoft Office and Internet browsing easier.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Patriot Pyro, new series of SSD SATA 6Gbps

Pyro is the name that presents its new Patriot SSD SATA series 6Gbps, the controller has SandForce SF-2281 and a size of 2.5 inches. Pyro The Patriot will be available with capacities of 60, 120 and 240GB. As for transfer rates models had 240GB 120GB 550MB / s read and 520Mb / s write, all with 85,000 IOPS and random read speed 4K.

60GB models offer 515 MB / s read, 490 MB / s write and 80,000 IOPS. It was unclear pricing and release date, but should not take too long to be available.

Kinect Star Wars: Microsoft announces Xbox 360 Bundle

Means in spite of the success of Microsoft Kinect sounds, repeatedly criticized the selection of games - too many mini-games, too little so-called hardcore titles. With "Star Wars Kinect" the group wants to bring those whiners silenced. How serious the company is entitled, shows the actual announcement: Microsoft launches' Kinect Star Wars "in a real-lovers package for fans of Yoda, Skywalker & Co.

A screen on the iPad Retina 3? LG confirms. Or not.

According to the Korea Times, Kwon Young-soo, CEO of LG, confirmed that his company "would sell a 55-inch OLED TV by next year," which coincides with the information brought to light in March. However, note that LG would use organic light emitting diodes rather than as pixels, but only as a backlit LCD panel classic.

LG does not grow because only half the OLED, unlike Samsung, its Korean brother enemy. Moreover, according to Kwon Young-soo, LOED screens are not suitable for smartphones or tablets. The Korea Times also reports that Mr. Young-soo "predicted that many manufacturers will launch new smartphones models using screens LG" Retina Display "that are used on the iPhone and iPad." This last sentence after warms the spirits of Mac fans who read a confirmation that the iPad will screen Retina 3 (2048 x 1536), as rumored since the announcement ...

LaCie Rugged Mini: A durable pocket hard drive

LaCie launches another particular version of its hard disk shockproof, the Rugged Mini with dimensions of 86 × 135 × 19 mm and 240 grams this hard drive is a real portable tank. The LaCie Rugged Mini can withstand drops from a height of 1.2 meters, a part is also shock resistant so it is ideal for those who work for an external hard drive need to be robust and testing of possible human error.

OCZ launches its series of power supplies ZS

ZS OCZ OCZ Manufacturer's name for its new series of power supplies are available with power ratings of 550W, 650W and 750W. The SZ OCZ have 80 Plus Bronze certification which gives 85% efficiency and a line of 12V. As ventilation OCZ has added a 135mm fan to evacuate the hot air max. It also features Active PFC and is presented with 3 year warranty.

Geil EVO Corsa and Corsa Enhance, a new series of DDR3 RAM

Geil has unveiled its new series of DDR3 RAM with a look and bright colors, these modules Enhance Corsa and Corsa EVO. Corsa EVO series is intended for users requiring gamers and overclockers squeeze your RAM to the fullest. They have a very curious design and colors that make them very showy face installed on systems that have a window for viewing the internal components.

2x2GB kits are composed of, 4X2GB and 4X4GB with speeds ranging from 1866MHz to 2133MHz low latencies of CL9 and a voltage of 1.5V. Corsa EVO Series: - GOC34GB1866C9DC - 2GB x 2 | 1866 MHz | CL 9-10-9-28 | 1.5V - GOC38GB1866C9DC - 4GB x 2 | 1866 MHz | CL 9-10-9-28 | 1.5V - GOC34GB2133C9DC - 2GB x 2 | 2133 MHz | CL 9-10-9-28 | 1.5V - GOC38GB2133C9DC - 4GB x 2 | 2133 MHz | CL 9-10-9-28 | 1.5V - GOC38GB1866C9QC - 2GB x 4 | 1866 MHz | CL 9 -10-9-28 | 1.5V - GOC316GB1866C9QC - 4GB x 4 | 1866 MHz | CL 9-10-9-28 | 1.5V - GOC38GB2133C9QC - 2GB x 4 | 2133 MHz | CL 9-10-9-28 | 1.5 V - GOC316GB2133C9QC - 4GB x 4 | 2133 MHz | CL 9-10-9-28 | Enhance 1.5V Corsa Series is more normal for users looking for a few RAM modules for quality and attractive design.

Friday, July 22, 2011

HD and 3D screen 4.5 "

Hitachi Displays has introduced a 4.5-inch screen designed for small mobile devices or smartphones. It has impressive features. It has a resolution of 720p (1280 x 720) and the IPS uses a new manufacturing method that achieves a brightness of 400 cd/m2 470 cd/m2 2D and 3D. Indeed, his playing lens can project a stereoscopic image in contrast to a parallax barrier, it does not decrease the brightness.

PSU Corsair TX Series semi-modular version

Corsair has announced the TX line of power "M". These are TX range of the modified V2 with a semi-modular design to allow the user to use only the cables PCIe, SATA and Molex are really needed. Four models available with power ratings from 550 to 850 watts and single-rail circuitry, all equipped with 80 PLUS Bronze (minimum efficiency of 85%) and cooled by a single 140mm quiet fan.

The 550W and 650W version have 2 PCIe 6 +2 pin connectors, 6 Molex and 6 SATA, while the 750W and 850W models have 4-pin connectors PCIe 6 +2, 8 Molex and SATA 8. Prices are in U.S. dollars, amounted to $ 109 for Corsair TX550M, $ 129 for TX650M, for $ 149 and $ 169 for TX750M TX850M.

AMD's Radeon saddled benefits

AMD has posted mixed financial results for the second quarter of 2011. While the challenger to Intel's success in selling a record number of CPU, its sales and earnings are down from last year. Blame it on the graphics division, which displays an operating loss. The turnover of the branch CPU is stable over the year (1.207 billion dollars against 1.212 billion in the second quarter of 2010) and operating profit was up ($ 142 million against 128 million last year ).

EVGA shows a prototype motherboard LGA2011

EVGA has shown some images of a single-socket LGA2011 board waiting for the "monstrous" dual-socket model promised some time ago. Card, which will position itself under the wing of the SR-2 systems, we do not know much but we can get pictures from carving out some interesting information. Around the socket LGA2011 were placed two pairs of memory slots and the power circuitry has been designed with driver-MOSFET and high-capacity capacitors.

Zotac GeForce GTX 480 AMP! High-end graphics card for DirectX 11 games

Class: 1.5 Thanks to memory (Type: GDDR5) and 480 processor cores (stream processors) offers the GeForce GTX 480 AMP! enough reserves for current and upcoming games cracker. The Zotac graphics card uses a 756-megahertz chip and 950 MHz memory clock. These are the highest performance levels, which provide not only for many frames per second, but also heat up the graphics chip properly.

To avoid the heat death comes, a powerful built Zotac heatsink with two axial fans. The cooling solution occupies three slots - one large enclosure is a must. Also requires two additional power connectors. The package includes a driver CD, two adapters (mini-to-HDMI and DVI to VGA), power cable and instructions.