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.