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Archive for October 15th, 2021

Lian Li unleash BZ-U02 Multi-Media bezel

Lian Li has today launched the BZ-U02 Multi-Media I/O port bezel, allowing users to conveniently access ports without having to delve to the back of the PC chassis.

Nvidia roll-out ForceWare 177.79 beta drivers

Nvidia has rolled-out its ForceWare 177.79 beta driver. While primarily designed to support the 9500 GT and 9800 GT, a healthy amount of bug fixes are included.

Intel’s Atom 230 compared to VIA’s Nano L2100

HotHardware has compared Intel's low-cost 1.6GHz Atom 230 to VIA's 1.8Ghz Nano L2100 processor. Despite the slight speed differences, the Nano is the preferred option.

Logitech to produce Guitar Hero peripherals

Logitech and Activision have announced a partnership through which the former will produce "premium" Guitar Hero: World Tour instruments. Details quoted below.

Blu-ray sales to surpass DVD’s in 2011, says Sony

Sony's Tim Meade has claimed that Blu-ray movie disc sales may surpass that of DVD's in 2011. Currently, 20% of all optical disc sales are Blu-ray, Meade noted.

Psystar is geared up and ready to fight Apple

Psystar is reportedly ready to fight Apple in court. As Computer World reports, the company has hired a law firm which has already defeated Apple in the past.

Google’s deal with Digg falls through, apparently

Google's plans to acquire Digg have come to a sudden end. The deal was in its final stages before Google backed away from the $200 million investment.

MSI announce eight different GeForce 9800 GT’s

MSI has gone a tad overboard in announcing eight models of the recently launched 9800 GT. Different coolers, clocks and memory configurations separate the offerings.

Force 3D prepare HD 4800’s with Arctic coolers

Force 3D, the AMD derivative of Inno 3D, is preparing to launch a HD 4850 and 4870 equipped with Arctic Cooling's Accelero Twin Turbo dual-fan cooler.

Intel’s Core 2 Quad Q8200 arriving August 31st

If Fudzilla are to be believed, Intel's next Core 2 Quad will be hitting retail on August 31st. The 2.33GHz Q8200 will fill the role of Intel's cheapest 45nm quad-core part.

Next-generation MacBooks to use Nvidia chipsets

Apple will adopt Nvidia chipsets in its next-gen MacBooks, according to PC Perspective's Ryan Shrout. Nvidia's upcoming MCP79 chip is the current suspect.

MSI’s Wind notebook recieves a $100 price gain

MSI's foremost Eee PC rival has been subject to a $100 price gain. As detailed here, the 3- and 6-cell battery versions now retail at $499 and $549, respectively.

Quadruple speed FireWire specification approved

The IEEE has approved a faster FireWire specification which will quadruple speeds. While maintaining backwards compatibility, speeds of 3.2GB/s are boasted.

GeForce 9600 GT will be the next to go 55nm

Following the launch of the 9800 GTX+, Expreview believes that the 9600 GT will be the next Nvidia product to go 55nm. Surprisingly, the name may stay intact.

Steve Jobs informs the press of his health issues

Since a keynote last month, the rumour mill has been spinning out of control with talk of Steve Jobs' health. The New York Times has shed some light on the topic.

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