Wednesday, April 27, 2011

New rumors about the Nintendo Wii 2

With every passing day increases the certainty that the next E3 in Los Angeles that the console will show the new Nintendo Wii 2. Although there are tight-lipped on the subject by the Nissan - "We Have Decided That It is best to let people experience it for Themselves at E3 - new rumors speak of a graphics chip built around the AMD R700 GPU and a CPU IBM triple core PowerPC motherboard dedicated.

Deals in your area: Facebook and Google start Groupon clones

Facebook expanded its service ". So far, the function displays only deals in your area. Now Facebook friends to join in a buying group. The more people opt for a bargain, the lower the final price. Similar Groupon works, "" Google: The service you receive regular special offers by e-mail offers. Choose sufficiently interested in the bargain, comes into the business.

Facebook and Google Offers Deals to start in a field test initially only in selected regions of the United States. If and when the services come to us is still not known.

Meltdown in the Playstation Network: Hackers steal Sony million customer

Affected in addition to the PSN and the video and music service Qriocity. An unknown person had gained access to personal information such as name, address, e-mail or date of birth, so Sony's corporate blog. Also, logins and passwords had been spied on present knowledge, may also include a list of purchases.

"Although there is currently no evidence that was accessed illegally on credit card information, we can leave this option is not entirely out of consideration," warned Sony. Customers should now be particularly vigilant to sit up any fraud, and check their account. The hackers broke of 17 to 19 April in the customer data banks.

Prototype hybrid cooling for Geforce GTX 580 from Asetek

The Danish company Asetek has shown a prototype hybrid air-cooling fluid specifically developed for the GeForce GTX 580. The complete kit, consisting of GPU waterblock with integrated pump - plate VRAM / VRM with nVidia stock fan - heatsink with 120mm fan, will be adopted on XLR8 GTX 580 Enthusiast Edition by PNY.

According to PNY and the Asetek kit is able to lower the noise level of 5dBA and 45.8 ° C GPU temperature in full-load compared to the heat sink referece. From internal testing laboratories in the Asetek PNY XLR8 GTX 580 Enthusiast Edition has been brought to overclock to the frequency of 995/1846/4400 MHz (GPU / SPs / Mem) starting from the default 772/1544/4008MHz.

Hydra: The Razer motion controller available from June

Razer has announced details about price and date of sale of dual-stick controller to play Hydra. We had seen for the first time last January at the CES 2011 and will be available in June next to a price of $ 140 including a special version of Portal 2 with add-ons that allow the user to move and turn mirrors and other items with the use of the motion controller.

The system works with a pair of magnetic sensors in the hands of gamers who have analog sticks, triggers and other buttons. While looking like the Nintendo Wii controller, to house Razer does not need a strategic position to operate even if the maximum distance the player can stay is limited to 3.5 meters.

Sony: Hybrid Freestyle and Ultimate Mobile PC

Upon the announcement of its shelves, Sony has also made the "teaser" on two of its forthcoming machines. The first is called the Ultimate Mobile PC, the second Freestyle Hybrid PC. It was simply a photo for the Ultimate Mobile PC, which seems fine. We can expect the best of technology: Core i7 quad core, SSD, dedicated graphics card, USB 3.0 and why not Thunderbolt.

As usual with Sony, we can expect exceptional materials and a light machine. Freestyle Hybrid PC looks more like the tablet Asus hybrid than a conventional computer. The photos do not know if the keyboard is built into the tablet or if it is external. Remains to be seen how Sony will sell the machine, the company announced abandoning the netbook market, so the price of this hybrid should be consistent.

New motherboards from ASRock AM3 +

After some of its competitors, ASRock has to turn to unveil its future models of motherboards compatible with AMD Socket AM3 +. No fewer than nine models are expected, all based on a chipset from the 800 series: the 890FX chipset 890FX Deluxe5 uses the 890GX Extreme4 R2.0, 890GX Pro3 Pro3 and 890GM chipset 890GX R2.0 using the 880GMH/U3S3 , 880GM Pro3 Pro3 R2.0 and 880g are based on a 880g chipset while the 870 Extreme3 R2.0 and R2.0 870iCafe must be content with a chipset 870.

Logitech Announces Wireless Keyboard K270.

Logitech adds to its already extensive list of your new wireless keyboard peripheral K270, features 2.4GHz wireless technology and ensures a range of up to 24 months. The new K270 has an operation reaches 10 meters, which ensures that no problems are far from the receiver to place ourselves, this is unusual it can be used with another Logitech device compatible, which means that we only to use a receptor for several other devices such as keyboard or mouse.

A new SDK for the Freebox Revolution

Developers who want to work on the Freebox Revolution now have a new tool. Indeed, if only offers elixir Free developer - a more comprehensive kit for developers are handpicked - The arrival of TV sets GameTree will change the situation. Indeed, GameTree TV is a product of TransGaming, a company based Cedega, a commercial version of Wine and improved.

Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator) is software that allows Linux to run Windows programs directly under Linux, by intercepting calls to Windows APIs and adapting to the host system and Cedega is a commercial version of Wine designed specifically for games . And GameTree TV is based on pure Cedega porting games.

4 white iPhone hits stores

A year has been slow in coming but already here. 4 white iPhone will go on sale starting tomorrow and for now Movistar and Vodafone have been the first to confirm that they will have units in their stores. Although half the world is awaiting the next iPhone 5, Apple has surprised today with an announcement expected by many followers of the signing of the apple bite.

The iPhone 4 in white is available. The global launch team will be available in Germany, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, South Korea, Denmark, Spain, USA, Finland, France, Holland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Macao, Norway , New Zealand, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand and Taiwan, starting tomorrow.

Fusion of the 3105m HP

HP has unveiled the 3105m, an ultra-portable "professional", with a 11.6 inch screen diagonal and a platform based on AMD's Fusion Brazos. We thus find an APU-350 E x86 combining two cores running at 1.6 GHz Bobcat and a Radeon HD 6310, up to 8 GB of RAM and a 320 GB hard drive screen backlight LED capable of displaying a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

Controllers Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi 802.11n and Bluetooth 3.0 are available (optional 3G), and a GPS receiver and a VGA webcam. A memory card reader SD / MMC and integrated speakers complete the package. Comes with a 6-cell battery allowing a maximum endurance of 9.5 hours, the 3105m is guaranteed for one year.

GameTree TV: the game on demand on Freebox

Free has announced that the Freebox Revolution (V6) was now compatible with the gaming platform to demand GameTree TV. The solution requires an Intel TransGaming, as the Atom of the Freebox Revolution, and offers casual games for rent. We find such hits as "Seed vs. Zombies," "Bejeweled 2", "World of Goo", etc..

The principle is simple: the games - often addictive - are downloaded directly onto the hard disk of the device and it is possible to rent the game - on a daily or weekly - or even buy it. For now, there are 25 games available on the Freestore, but new games should come out every week. As shown, Free tries to make his mark in video games, although it must take into account one thing: the market is still quite limited for the company.

DisplayPort and Thunderbolt have the wind at your back

The Display Port becoming increasingly popular with an increase in shipments of DisplayPort-compatible 150% from one year to another. ISuppli analysts predict that this triple-digit growth expected to continue for another two years. The Thunderbolt also seems to take this evolution. The world goes HD, which means that DisplayPort and HDMI are becoming the default choice for manufacturers.

With the programmed death of the VGA 2015 and the willingness of manufacturers to offer this port as standard, iSuppli estimates that the number of compatible products delivered should reach 500 million by 2014. This phenomenon is visible on all graphics products. Thus, the inclusion of a DisplayPort port on graphics cards has doubled this year.

Nokia Symbian separates

Nokia has announced - in 4000 more layoffs - as Symbian and 3 000 people working on it would be transferred to Accenture. It is quite surprising, in that Accenture is a consulting firm and not a company specializing in the development of mobile operating systems. The transfer should take place during the summer - if accepted - and ended at the end of 2011.

Accenture should continue to develop Symbian and Nokia to provide its mobile devices. It is interesting to note that Nokia will no longer develop its smartphone operating systems in-house: Meego is focused by Intel, Windows 7 Phone evidently comes from Microsoft and Symbian, therefore, changes in hand ...

Crucial m4, a clone of C400 Micron

The manufacturer is Crucial to formalize its m4, a DSS that incorporates the same features of the C400 Micron, its parent company. Unsurprisingly, there is therefore in this SSD 2.5-inch MLC NAND flash memory etched 25 nm, 256 MB cache and a controller Marvell 88SS9174 supports SATA 6 Gbps. Available in capacities of 64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB, m4 shows up to 40,000 IOPS performance in reading and 4 KB 50 000 write IOPS (except the 64GB model which is limited to 20,000 IOPS writing).

A Wi-Fi 11n ... for public places

Ruckus Wireless offers a new 802.11n Wi-Fi hotspot "professional", which improves - according to the company - the range and throughput. The ZoneFlex 7341 is compatible 802.11n, but is limited to the 2.4 GHz band (some working in 5 GHz) and can be powered via Ethernet. The terminal can be hung on the wall, supports QoS to limit certain uses and may create eight different SSID, which is interesting in some places.

75 000 IOPS for the Vertex 3 OCZ

The manufacturer OCZ has unveiled an enhanced version of its Vertex 3 launched earlier this year called for the occasion IOPS Max Edition. Capable of reaching 75,000 IOPS read 4 KB, cons 'only' 60 000 IOPS for the classic 3 Vertex, the SSD uses a controller SandForce SF-2200 and has a SATA 6 Gbps. It also uses the NAND memory Toggle Toshiba etched into 32 nm, where the performance improved slightly.

In Win has a new series of rack cabinets boxes

Win In The manufacturer is already available for their cases to the professional rack can be mounted 19-inch cabinets offer served as storage or networking with NAS devices. This new series of rack boxes allow the assembly of CPUs in bulk to extend the capabilities of managing and processing business, this series consists of five different models.

R100. 1U which integrates a 400W power supply, the format is compatible with Extended ATX up to 12 "x13", also features a 5.25 "bay bays and 2 external 3.5" internal, where the installation does not require tools, including expansion slot for PCI cards, as refrigeration is based on the work of its 5 40x28mm fans and one PCI.

TDJ: Asus Deluxe P8P67

Our fellow GinjFo just put online a test P8P67 Deluxe from Asus, a motherboard based on Intel P67 chipset - B3 Review - and therefore designed to Sandy Bridge processors on socket LGA 1155. ATX format, this motherboard has three PCI-Express 2.0 x16, two PCI-Express x1 and two PCI slots. There are also 7.1 audio controller, Bluetooth, USB 3.0, FireWire and Gigabit Ethernet (x2), and eight SATA ports, including four in 6 Gbps.

Lenovo ThinkPad prepares Tegra 2

Lenovo is preparing a tablet ThinkPad Tegra 2 Honeycomb he should market in June at a price of $ 500. The tablet would have a touchscreen 10.1-inch IPS to a resolution of 1280 x 800 compatible with a stylus. The storage capacity would vary between 10 GB and 64 GB to 32 GB via the new ThinkPad and integrate the modules conventional Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G, with an option to move to 4G.

It should also support an SD memory card slot and a mini HDMI output and USB and micro USB. The documents were leaked on the web talking about a life of 8 hours, but the Chinese has not yet confirmed. A first demonstration of this new ThinkPad Honeycomb should take place during Computex in June.

Windows 8 M2 is available for download

A leak at Microsoft allowed the publication of Windows 8 Build 6.2.7955.0 M2 on the Web. Available BetaArchive forum is a copy that is not supposed to be distributed, but offers some details on the progress of the publisher. This version of Windows 8 was compiled on February 28 last, thus confirming the information we Relations earlier this year that claimed that Microsoft had completed the second milestone of Windows 8 during this period (see "The sheet Route unveiled Windows 8 ") and he began to work on the third milestone.

350 million licenses of Windows 7

Microsoft claims to have sold 350 million licenses since the release Windows 7 operating system 18 months ago. The publisher has the wind at your back. Windows 7 is the first operating system to exceed the market share of Windows XP in the U.S. (see "Windows XP 7 exceeds finally!") And this trend should be confirmed in the rest of the world.

It should therefore continue to attract consumers for many years and well beyond 2012, expected date of release of Windows 8 (see "The roadmap unveiled Windows 8).

The information is compromised PlayStation Network

Sony said that the intrusion took place in its servers and PlayStation Network Qriocity resulted in the disclosure of personal information of users, via their personal addresses, passwords and potentially the credit card numbers . The Japanese has a crisis on our hands and we read on the web a number of criticisms on a communication extremely late.

Indeed, the fault occurred between April 17 and April 19. It was discovered on April 20 last, because as explained by Sony, the company has disconnected servers after discovering the problem. However, we are now April 27 and it is only now that Sony says its customers that hackers got their names, addresses (city, state, zip code), country, email address, birth date, Login and password PSN / Qriocity well as purchase history, their payment address and possibly the credit card number and expiration date.