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Thursday, 26 Jul 2012
Sapphire has launched its Radeon HD 7970 Vapor-X Edition graphics cards. The top-of-the-line Vapor-X HD7970 card features 6GB of GDDR5 video memory while the second card has half of it at 3GB. Both cards feature the AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition GPU as well as the Vapor-X cooler.
Not much is known about Huawei's upcoming MediaPad 7 Lite tablet so far, except that it would run on a near-stock build of ICS, feature an IPS display capable of 1080p HD video playback and support "cellular voice calls, SMS and MMS via 3G".
Reports point to Dell as being the next manufacturer to participate in building Windows RT devices. However, recent reports say otherwise, indicating that Dell might be left out of the upcoming Windows RT launch.
A Swedish online tech store, Webhallen, was found to have the retail prices of Windows Surface tablets listed on its site. The prices indicated for the ARM-based Windows RT tablets, are much higher than an iPad with similar specs.
Google has updated its search function with another useful feature: a full-fledged scientific calculator. Need to solve an equation quickly? Hit the link for more details.
ARM Holdings and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) have announced their agreement to produce 64-bit ARM chips for use in mobile and enterprise markets that require both high performance and energy efficiency. These chips will feature TSMC's FinFET transistors that promises leakage reduction.
Gabe Newell, former Microsoft employee, and now co-founder and managing director of video game developer Valve, has condemned Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS as "a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space."
Cisco Systems announces that the company plans to cut 1,300 jobs, or approximately two percent of its global workforce, as it continues to streamline the organization's operations to focus on core businesses.
Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012
NVIDIA has released a new DirectX 11 demo titled "A New Dawn" to demonstrate the performance and capabilities of its flagship GeForce GTX 690 graphics card.
Apple will be updating their iPod touch this year "using the same in-cell display technology rumored to be used in the next iPhone", according to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The device will also be closely modeled after the iPhone 4S as well, according to Japanese blog Macotakara.