OCZ Shows Off PC2-8800 Platinum Extreme Edition DDR2 Memory

It seems that our friends over at OCZ Technology have some memory running at 1.1GHz in a test system over at CeBIT this week. These PC2-8800 modules run at 5-5-6 timings and are out in 1024GB modules, which is great news for all the gamers that need 2GB of system memory. Time for Intel and …more

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Rumor: Asustek Computer Gets Sony Play Station 3 (PS3) Orders

The Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) reported today that Asustek Computer has secured orders for Sony’s PlayStation 3 (PS3) and PSP (PlayStation Portable) game consoles, with mass shipments slated for this Christmas season. if this rumor proves true it is great news for ASUS. Asustek, however, denied the rumor and claimed that it has no …more

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Innovatek + eVGA = 7900GTX SLi Watercooling

What’s there to say? If you’ve got the money, this is certainly a very nice setup. You get all the speed you’ll need for months to come, and you get to enjoy it all in near silence. The system Fuad saw had both GPUs running at only 42C and clocked in at over 650mhz each. …more

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Rumor: AMD Socket AM2 might support DDR 3

AMD fans will love to hear that the upcoming Socket AM2 platforms may support DDR3 memory if there is no socket change. Since the JEDEC council sets the standards the ultimate say is up to them and not AMD. There is a big indication that DDR 3 ram modules might be identical to DDR 2 …more

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Rumor: Intel Pentium D 960 Launching April 30th

The Register has posted on their site that they believe Intel will have a price cut on their processors next month and launch a new processor on their desktop line. The new processor was said to be the Intel Pentium D 960 with a launch date of April 30th. Time to see if they are …more

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Samsung Starting To Make 80nm DDR2 Memory At Speed

amsung Electronics announced today that it is the first maker to begin mass producing DDR2 512Mbit DRAM chips on an 80nm process. With 80nm process technology, Samsung claims to be able to increase its production efficiency by 50% over the previous 90nm process and it is hoping that this will enable it to better meet …more

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ATI Allowing Overclocking!

ATI’s partners have now finally managed to persuade big red to let them overclock. We are finally going to be able to get the faster-than-the-reference-design cards. The Inquirer

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Never say never!

I have learned that I should never say never… Popular maker of operating systems, Microsoft has said that Vista will not support EFI booting for Windows Vista on its launch. Speaking at Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Microsoft development manager, Andrew Ritz said that the same will apply for those wanting to support for …more

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Logitech Goes LEFT

No, not left wing, just left-handed. I am sure our left-handed readers will be thrilled with this! Logitech MX610 Left-Hand Laser Cordless Mouse Offers Efficient Navigation, Advanced Cordless Technology, and Sculpted Left-Hand Design HANNOVER, Germany ? CeBIT ? March 8, 2006 ? Logitech (SWX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI), the worlds leading manufacturer of computer mice, today …more

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Cingular, T-Mobile Halt Motorola Razr Sales Due To Bug

Cingular Wireless and T-Mobile USA have temporarily stopped selling the Razr, Motorola Inc.’s flagship cell phone, due to a technical glitch that causes the phone to drop calls or shut down, the companies said on Friday. This sounds like issues I had with my Cingular Motorola V600 a couple years ago and Cingular just stopped …more

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Antig Claims Notebook Fuels Cells Will Be Reality in 2007

At the Cebit technology fair in Hanover, Taiwanese hi-tech firm Antig said its fuel cells should be on the shelves of computer shops by early 2007. This is an agressive date seeing how Q1 of 2006 is nearly coming to a close, but it is possible. Where is my can of methanol? Isn’t methanol (CH3OH) …more

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Microsoft’s Origami Said To Be No Threat To The Apple IPod

As Microsoft’s new handheld unfolds, key analysts say it’s too pricey and unfocused. I must agree with the analysts because with price tags reaching $999 they are far more than most would spend for a digital assistant. Maybe next time they can get the price down into the under $450 range. Instead of launching its …more

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2H2 for your Laptop

California based UltraCell have demonstrated a compact fuel cell prototype that can power a laptop for 14 hours. While the 14 hours of battery life seem very temping, the $4 fuel cell cartridges are a big put off considering how cheap electricity is. The cartridges are recycleable however, so hopefully there will be a recycling …more

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ATI Announces the Radeon X1800 GTO Video Card

ATI Technologies Inc. today announced the newest family member of the Radeon X1800 series, the Radeon X1800 GTO. Available from ATI?s add-in-board partners by the end of the month at a suggested retail price of $249, the Radeon X1800 GTO delivers outstanding gaming performance that ATI claims will dominate other graphics options in its price …more

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