October 2011

by Rafael Hernandez on October 31, 2011 · 0 comments

Lian Li’s PC-TU200 PC case looks forward to the day that you decide that your next LAN gaming rig will be based on a miniITX motherboard which would make it the best choice for your new system since it’s clearly built for dragging around to your next meet. The case is nicely ruggedized with reinforced […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on October 25, 2011 · 0 comments

The Dell Inspiron 14z conjures up images of insane gaming performance while on the go… while that’s a mighty tall task to ask of any notebook that fits into the 14″ category it’s capable of some moderate gaming itch scratching. The machine and its Intel Core i5-2430M processor and its Intel HD Graphics pair up […]

Read more Dell XPS 14z squeezes powerful hardware into a tiny laptop

by Rafael Hernandez on October 21, 2011 · 0 comments

AMD’s long awaited Bulldozer architecture was launched last week to a mixed reception. There was hope for a high end contender but there should have been more measured expectations from the FX 8150 and its brothers… still there may be some hope for the processor since AMD is planning on including a rather hefty water […]

Read more AMD FX 8150 water cooling enables more go fast juice

by Rafael Hernandez on October 19, 2011 · 0 comments

The combined efforts of Google and Samsung will be bringing Google’s open source Android operating system kicking and screaming into the future with their upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich update… or version 4.0 as it were. The update is designed to function on both tablets and smart phones so there’s bound to be great interest, especially […]

Read more Ice Cream Sandwich unwraps its tasty innards

by Rafael Hernandez on October 19, 2011 · 0 comments

The Biostar TZ68K+ proves that high performance platforms don’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. The motherboard uses Intel’s Z68 chipset, which supports the company’s LGA1155 processors, and it’s somewhat barebones on the feature front with two PCIe X16 slots (one full x16 and one running at X4)  bringing in the bulk of […]

Read more Biostar TZ68K+ brings performance on the cheap

by Rafael Hernandez on October 18, 2011 · 0 comments

It’s difficult to predict who will come out on top in the strange and crazy heatsink world but the Cooler Master Hyper 612S has managed to pull out some impressive performance numbers from a collection of heatpipes  and aluminum fins. Its design is really quite simple but its capability of mounting two fans means it has […]

Read more Cooler Master Hyper 612S sports top notch cooling performance

by Pedro Hernandez on October 14, 2011 · 1 comment

OK, so it’s a little dissapointing that there’s no slimmer, bigger-screened iPhone 5 from Apple this year. Nonetheless, the iPhone 4S still managed to break pre-order records, and judging from the first round of reviews, it was a smart move by Apple to focus its energies on the iPhone’s software and internal components. Just like […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on October 14, 2011 · 0 comments

It’s tempting to go with a notebook that offers everything you need at a low price but the Lenovo IdeaPad Y570 notebook fits in a couple of things you want as well for just a bit more. The Intel Core i5-2410M powered device comes prepped with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M GPU which will make gaming a […]

Read more Lenovo IdeaPad Y570 offers an alternative to the entry level notebook

by Rafael Hernandez on October 12, 2011 · 0 comments

AMD’s Bulldozer design has been quite elusive with rumored delays on the company’s latest architecture change in quite a few years. The FX 8150 CPU does its magic with four modules that each host two CPU cores that share resources with each other that should improve performance without increasing the size of the processor greatly. […]

Read more AMD Bulldozer FX 8150 finally makes an appearance

by Rafael Hernandez on October 11, 2011 · 0 comments

Google’s Chrome OS is designed around a web-enabled future that companies are clamoring to drag us into… kicking and screaming if need be. The Samsung Chromebook is the company’s initial platform to bring us into their idea of the future and it’s a decent enough machine for the task. Its netbook-esque specs aren’t half bad […]

Read more Samsung Chromebook enables your cloud based dreams

by Pedro Hernandez on October 5, 2011 · 0 comments

Today, we honor the life and legacy of a visionary man. Thank you, Steve. Image credit: Apple

Read more Steve Jobs, 1955-2011