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.
Parallels has announced that it's latest Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac which was released on 10 July 2012, supports Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.
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.
Equipped with a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor with Fujifilm's EXR technology, the FinePix F800EXR is a long-zoom digital camera which shoots sharp images even at a 40x zoom range and is capable of transferring high quality images directly to smartphones and tablets so users can post to Facebook and other social networking sites quickly.
Razer has announced improvements to its BlackWidow mechanical keyboard range, as well as a new, more affordable, Tournament edition.
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."