Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012
According to DonanimHaber, Intel is preparing to launch its Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition in Q4 in its efforts to refresh its Sandy Bridge-E offerings. This new CPU is expected to replace the current Core i7-3960X. Read on for further details about this new processor.
VMware has acquired Nicira for US$1.25 billion in cash and equity, adding technology that helps networks run more efficiently to its portfolio of products.
Mr Demos Parneros, President of U.S. Retail for Staples Inc, has given word that Amazon has plans to introduce as many as six new tablets soon, including a 10-inch model. It is unclear if he is referring to variations of the Kindle Fire, or a combination of Kindle e-book readers and tablets.
According to a report from Reuters based on information from an executive at Staples, Amazon might be releasing a 10-inch version of the Kindle Fire during their next launch.
Monday, 23 Jul 2012
ASUS has announced its Windows 8-ready AMD chipset motherboards. Boasting of exclusive features that will enhance users' experience with the new exciting operating system from Microsoft, these new and updated boards will appeal to a wide range of system builders and end-users!
RS Components and Allied Electronics are now taking general orders for the Raspberry Pi, a credit-card sized computer board that plugs into a TV and a keyboard.
ASUS has announced the VPN server in its new firmware, the ASUS WRT. The VPN server lets users bypass Internet surfing restrictions, remotely access IT devices in their houses, build Internet game server sites at home and enjoy location-restricted Internet services.
Microsoft announced some of its app store pricing details, meant to give developers incentives to get started on the Windows 8 environment.
Integrating Biostar's proprietary Hi-Fi technology named "Puro Hi-Fi" which sports an independent audio power design with a built-in amplifier, the Hi-Fi Z77X supports all Socket 1155 CPUs.
Over the weekend, Google announced that they have acquired Sparrow, makers of the popular desktop Gmail app, for under US$25 million.