November 2009

by Rafael Hernandez on November 30, 2009 · 0 comments

If all of the retail Black Friday deals just wasn’t enough shopping bliss for you you can rest assured that this year’s Cyber Monday has got the deals you want with internet merchants trying to steal sales from each other. Here’s a short list of retailers offering Cyber Monday deals: Amazon Cyber Monday 2009 Deals […]

Read more Cyber Monday kicks into gear

by Rafael Hernandez on November 30, 2009 · 0 comments

Ah the holidays. Getting the right gift for that special someone is tricky, getting one for your computer/gadget fiend family member is a maddening experience. Sure you could go the gift card route but that doesn’t exactly give you that certain sense of satisfaction when you see their face light up once they open a […]

Read more 2009 Holiday Gift Buying Guide – The Enthusiast

by Rafael Hernandez on November 25, 2009 · 0 comments

If you’ve been using Mozilla’s Thunderbird email application over the years you’ve no doubt noticed that it hasn’t been substantially updated in, well, quite a long time aside from the usual bug fixes. Thankfully they’ve launched a release candidate for Thunderbird 3.0 which improves on several aspects of the email client which should, hopefully, fix […]

Read more Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0 Release Candidate launched

by Rafael Hernandez on November 24, 2009 · 0 comments

When a new graphics chip lineup is launched there’s usually quite a few chips that aren’t quite up to the task for running at the insanely high speeds of the top end so they do a bit of tinkering and make them suitable for the lower end of the market. It might seem a little […]

Read more Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 for your tamer gamer needs

by Rafael Hernandez on November 24, 2009 · 0 comments

It’s not a knock on cases with see through side panels but the vast majority tend to limit the amount of cooling potential given the lack of side fan mounts which are becoming increasingly important in systems with MOSFETs, northbridges, and memory pumping out more and more heat. The Akasa Freedom Xone has more than […]

Read more Akasa Freedom Xone PC Case wants your hardware running cool

by Pedro Hernandez on November 24, 2009 · 0 comments

Apple isn’t known for their door-buster savings, and this year’s Black Friday sales event is no different. According to ComputerWorld, low-end iMacs and MacBook Pros will get price reductions of about 8 percent. The quad-core iMac gets a 5 percent price cut while the iPod Touch can be had for 10 percent less. Overall, they’re […]

Read more Black Friday 2009: Apple Mac Savings of 8%

by Rafael Hernandez on November 23, 2009 · 0 comments

Black Friday usually marks the first major day of the Holiday shopping season, but with retailers moving their bargain day up from after Thanksgiving to…well…today. Amazon has started up their Black Friday deals as of today which means, for bargain seekers and gadget freaks, today is the day to jump on their deals. Of course […]

Read more Black Friday starts much earlier for the gadget freaks

by Pedro Hernandez on November 23, 2009 · 0 comments

Rejoice owners of pre-Android 2.0 smartphones! Just in time for Thanksgiving, Google today announced that free Google Maps Navigation is now available for Android 1.6 (Donut) users. The Official Google Mobile Blog has the details: If you have a phone running Android 1.6, you can download an updated version of Google Maps from Android Market […]

Read more Google Maps Navigation Comes to Android 1.6

by Rafael Hernandez on November 23, 2009 · 0 comments

Netbooks are all about the portability and battery life which is all good and dandy until it comes time to run some of your multimedia files then the integrated graphics Intel coughed up for their ultra-mobile platform starts to show its weakness. The HP Mini 311 uses Nvidia’s ION chipset which features a decent integrated […]

Read more HP Mini 311 wrangles in Nvidia ION graphics

by Rafael Hernandez on November 23, 2009 · 0 comments

Arctic Cooling is best known for their silent approach to…well chip cooling. The company’s Freezer line has been a good performer on the AMD and Intel processors of the past but has so far been out of the picture on the newer sockets. The Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 remedies that oversight and allows […]

Read more Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 Heatsink targets more sockets with its cooling power

by Rafael Hernandez on November 23, 2009 · 0 comments

When Intel’s P55 chipset was released to compliment the LGA1156 series of processors there were quite a few issues with  support chipsets that were to bring USB 3.0 and SATA 6G connections to the masses so motherboard manufacturers decided to ship without them. It seems as if they’ve caught up now. The ASUS P7P55D-E Premium […]

Read more ASUS P7P55D-E Premium and Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD6 bring in USB 3.0 and SATA 6G support