Friday, 6 Jul 2012
Knowing that good things come in pairs, Gigabyte has revealed its dual-port Thunderbolt motherboards based on Intel Z77 Express chipset. The three new Thunderbolt-enabled motherboards are the GA-Z77X-UP5 TH, GA-Z77X-UP4 TH and the GA-Z77MX-D3H TH. They are easily identified by the "TH" suffix.
Details on the upcoming Motorola Atrix HD showed up on the Motorola's site this morning but have since been promptly removed, PCMag reports. The third-gen Atrix device will be the follow-up to Motorola's recent Atrix 2.
Biostar announced its Hi-Fi A85X motherboard has been awarded Windows 8 hardware certification. The company claims that it's the first AMD FM2 socket based motherboard to garner this accolade, albeit this honor seems to be a hollow victory.
In light of the recent spate of patents wars, Federal Judge Richard Posner believes that the effectiveness of the patent system, for the tech industry in particular, is questionable.
Thursday, 5 Jul 2012
Today, TomTom officially announced their largest personal navigation device yet - the 6-inch Via 620 - for Singapore. Apart from a large display, the new Via 620 also includes a host of other useful features such as iQ Route and free lifetime map updates.
Designed for industrial computer systems and automatic applications, it is capable of running stably even under very low or very high environments.
There is a currently a shortage of iMacs in the US, thus prompting speculations of an imminent component refresh. Apple is also expected to make the switch from AMD GPUs to NVIDIA's new Kepler GPUs, as with their notebooks.
IMS.cloud is designed to scan every IM sent to or coming from an organization. Incoming messages, including attachments, are scanned for viruses, worms, and URLs which may lead to malicious websites.
Word on the street indicates that Amazon will unveil the successor to the very successful Kindle Fire come end of July, along with a refreshed lineup of E Ink readers. Recent rumors have now pointed to an August 7th release date
Firefox OS powered devices are slated for a commercial launch in Brazil in early 2013. The Firefox OS is based on Mozilla's "Boot to Gecko" project (BCG) that was first showcased at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012. Read on to find out more about Mozilla’s plans to launch its new mobile ecosystem.