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Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012
Apple has quietly updated their Mac Pro desktop series without any fanfare. This long-overdue hardware update for this high-end desktop series may bring little joy as these desktops still offer USB 2.0 and FireWire 800 connections, while support for Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 are still absent.
Apple has refreshed its MacBooks with Ivy Bridge processors, USB 3.0 support, extra SSD storage, and NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M GPUs. A super thin, optical drive-less 15-inch MacBook Pro sporting a 2,880 x 1,800-pixel Retina display was also unveiled.
Monday, 11 Jun 2012
The latest 5.1ch 3D Blu-ray Home Theater System doubles up as a server to deliver music to the entire home via its built-in Wi-Fi, providing convenient volume control of network speakers via the GUI, eliminating the need to manually adjust the speakers located in different rooms.
Sunday, 10 Jun 2012
The new Xonar Phoebus gaming sound card's dedicated control box helps 'project an area of clarity' with its dual noise cancelling microphone arrays that can reduce ambient noise by up to 50 percent. Check out how it works.
To support the growing Windows 8 ecosystem, Freescale has developed a new 12-axis sensor platform that's designed exclusively to work with the new OS. Offering better control, power savings and cost effectiveness in a highly integrated package, we check it out at Computex 2012.
On top of the MPower series motherboards, MSI will also be showcasing the Big Bang-XPower II, AMD FM2-series, as well as the Z77A-GD80 and Z77A-GD65.
At Computex, we spotted a unique gaming notebook, the MSI GX60 that features an A10-4600M APU with an AMD Radeon 7970M GDDR5 GPU. Read on to find out more about this interesting piece of hardware!
Saturday, 9 Jun 2012
The Dyson fan inspired Cryo V60 notebook cooler uses vortex fans and directs air through circular channels within the chassis to generate the required air flow to cool a notebook via a thin air outlet ring.
A 11.6-inch hybrid tablet from Compal shows off AMD’s proposition of balanced computing with a low powered Trinity APU. Using Windows 8 and pairing with its keyboard dock, it instantly transforms to an ultrathin notebook.
Kinect has evolved to much more than just a tool for gaming and is used for a variety of commercial, industria and research purposes. This time, Microsoft was demoing how Kinect can improve shopping experience virtually to even rival in-store shopping experience.