News tagged ‘computex 2012’
Saturday, 9 Jun 2012
Kinect has evolved to much more than just a tool for gaming and is used for a variety of commercial, industria and research purposes. This time, Microsoft was demoing how Kinect can improve shopping experience virtually to even rival in-store shopping experience.
The new PoE+ standard doubles the power provided by PoE ports, providing up to 30W of power per port so it can support power hungry devices like outdoor access points and pan/tilt/zoom IP cameras.
TP-Link thinks that its time they took the plunge to make their wares more pleasing for their customers and brought out a whole new range of routers and modem routers that have a spaceship inspired design.
Apart from the usual motherboards, graphics cards and notebooks, Gigabyte also has a showcase of other peripherals such as gaming keyboards and mice and a new wireless HD video kit.
If you thought the Maximus V Formula was awesome, then the Extreme takes things over the top. This ROG (Republic of Gamers) motherboard comes with the most number of options for connectivity and expansion (five PEG slots). It is also the first ROG motherboard equipped with a Thunderbolt port. We detail more comparison notes.
Friday, 8 Jun 2012
Housing up to five 3.5-inch HDDs or 2.5-inch SSDs, the BitFenix Prodigy mini-ITX chassis supports long graphics cards, tower coolers, and even water-cooling radiators, and is suspended by two handles on the top and bottom that are made with BitFenix FyberFlex Composite.
Ivy Bridge processors are going places and enabling various compact computing units. Assisting this progress is Intel's very own Next Unit of Computing (NUC) that's smaller than your palm, and yet it packs an Ivy Bridge CPU. Find out what's coming your way in the next quarter.
We visited the MSI booth at Computex 2012 to test its new Transthermal fan feature that made its debut on the MSI HD 7770 Power Edition graphics card.
VIA showcased some really tiny PCs with integrated CPUs, controllers and the whole works packed into a board no larger than the size of your palm. Is this what PCs would look like in the future?
Who would have thought the humble keyboard is all the real-estate required for a powerful computing system? Fortunately Wibtek is aware and we checked out their implementation.