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Thursday, 7 Jun 2012
While Corsair has a fairly wide product refresh this time at Computex, their key highlights are its new Neutron series SSD units, the AX1200i digital ATX PSU and the Dominator Platinum memory. Read on to to get a quick update.
Plantronics announces its BackBeat Go wireless earbuds built for use with smartphones, tablets, and MP3 players, as well as its GameCom 780 USB gaming headset, which comes with 40mm speakers and a noise-canceling mic that eradicates background noise.
Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012
Samsung's booth at Computex 2012 was full of bright, shiny devices. But the ones that caught our eyes were their new touch-enabled Series 5 Ultra Touch and Ultra Convertible Ultrabooks. Here's what we think about them after a quick hands on session.
The problem with an All-In-One PC today lies in its inflexible and non-standard design which does not allow the user to service or upgrade its components within. So what happens when the processor is running slow after 3 good years of use, but all other parts are still functioning like new?
The Viper 3 Series comes in a customized four color lineup - Black Mamba, Venom Red, Sapphire Blue, and Jungle Green - to provide solid performance in the most demanding computing environments.
Fancy a digital compact camera which shoots 20 mega-pixels? Sony has just announced the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100, an enthusiast-level compact camera with a 20MP sensor, 3.6x optical zoom (approx. 28-100mm in 35mm equivalent), ISO sensitivity up to an astounding ISO25,600, all wrapped into a sleek aluminium body.
The Nokia 808 PureView will be available at Nokia retail stores and all 3 telcos in Singapore from 7 June 2012 at a recommended retail price of S$839. The phone will come in two color options: black and white.
Powered by Razer's new 8200 dpi 4G Dual Sensor System, the Razer Taipan incorporates Z-axis tracking, and liftoff cutoff customization to ensure that aim is precise. Also, its symmetrical shape with narrow footprint and arched back as well as its optimal grip profile has been tweaked to suit a wide variety of players.
The ASUS Zeus is an Intel X79-based motherboard that features dual-GPU onboard graphics that are PCIe Gen 3 compliant. Supporting up to 128GB of quad-channel memory, the board literally goes overboard with ten SATA 6Gbps connectors and twelve USB 3.0 ports (six rear, six via onboard headers).
Based on the Intel Z77 Chipset, the ROG Maximus V Formula Gaming motherboard supports both second and third gen Intel Core processors, and employs Fusion Thermo, an exclusive dual configuration which provides both air and water cooling. SupremeFX IV audio and GameFirst II further add-on to the board's impressive feature list.