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Archive for August 20th, 2018

MSI to boost Wind netbook’s battery life

Often criticized for its poor battery life, MSI will soon be adding 6-cell batteries to its Wind netbook. Despite the slight weight gain, the 6-cell will last up to 7 hours.




An insight to the Nvidia chipset spin-off saga

According to TweakTown, Nvidia asked its partners whether or not to continue selling nForce chipsets, and it seems that not one company responded positively.




Apple may launch iPhone “Nano”, rumors claim

The rumor mill believes that Apple may act upon the concept of a smaller, cheaper iPhone variant dubbed the iPhone "Nano". Unfortunately, details remain slim.




Analysis on Intel’s Larrabee architecture

Coverage on Intel's Larrabee architecture has surfaced, fresh from a PR stunt. The tech briefing can be read over at Hexus, PC Perspective and Techgage.




Foxconn cancel Quantum Force Dreadnought

Foxconn announced today that its Quantum Force Dreadnought motherboard has been canceled due to the "quality" and "standard" of Nvidia's 790i chipset.




Bugatti announce Veyron Grand Sport roadster

While we're not a car site, the lack of hardware news and Top Gear flooding our brains results in a Bugatti Veyron Roadster announcement making the press.




Asus has an Eee PC 900A up its sleeve, too

While this could unfold as being bogus, the possibility remains that an Atom-based Eee PC 900A is on the way, or so an image on a French site leads us to believe.




Kinc and SF3D bust four 3DMark Vantage records

During the now concluded Assembly '08, overclockers Kinc and SF3D busted all four 3DMark Vantage presets using three GTX 280's and a QX9770. Figures here.




VIA report $1.4 million rise in net sales for July

Maker of the low-cost Nano processor, VIA, has announced July net sales of $19.96 million, which is a $1.4 million increase from last month's $18.56 million.




Asus launch “double the lifespan” power supply

There's more to Asus than its Eee branding. In fact, the company has now rolled out a power supply which boasts "double the lifespan" of "traditional" units.




Mozilla release Alpha version of Firefox 3.1

Mozilla has released the Alpha version of Firefox 3.1. As PC World detail, the first update will include new usability functions and will arrive in late 2008 or early '09.




AMD’s RV870 detailed, codenamed “Lil Dragon”

Since the RV770 launch, details of its successor have started trickling in. Code named "Lil Dragon", the RV870 will be a 40nm shrink and offer 20% speed gains.




EVGA wanted to sell AMD graphics cards

An explanation regarding why EVGA wanted to cease selling Nvidia cards has arisen. As Bit-Tech report, the AIB actually wanted to start marketing AMD cards.






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