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Archive for October 25th, 2021

Vuzix release software update for iWear VR920

A new software update for Vuzix's iWear VR920 offers expanded game support, native support for Second Life, plus 64-bit support for XP and Vista. Details below...

Spend $200 at Razer Direct and get a rodent, free

Christmas has come early for Razer fans. That's right, if you spend over $200 at Razer Direct from now until October 30th, then you'll receive a free Diamondback mouse...

OCZ roll-out HydroFlow HF-MK1 CPU waterblock

OCZ has ventured into the realm of of watercooling, launching its HydroFlow HF-MK1 CPU waterblock, which "epitomizes" the advances in cooling at an "affordable price".

Radeon HD 4830 detailed further, launch dated

It seems that the HD 4830 is a little more powerful than we first thought. VR-Zone note that 640 stream processors are included, and launch will take place on October 21st.

Adobe’s Illustrator CS4 sets out to impress, delivers

Amidst the Creative Suite 4 launch parade is Illustrator, a program which has stayed under the radar on the media front. PC World have now taken an in-depth look.

AMD have not abandoned low-power Bobcat core

AMD has denied a recent news story stating that developments on its low-power Bobcat core have been abandoned. Instead, a delay into next year looks to be the case.

Blu-ray definitely has more than five years, says Sony

Following Samsung's claims of a five year Blu-ray lifespan, Sony's Rick Clancy has since responded saying the format has "perhaps a decade" of growth to come.

Asus equip Eee PC 901 with 3.75G connection tech

The latest addition to the mounting army of Eee PC's targets the travel-bug infected folk. The 3.75G equipped Eee PC 901 aims for internet access anywhere on earth.

Valve and EA will not support Team Fortress 2 PS3

Valve and Electronic Arts have no plans of offering support or updates for the PS3 version of Team Fortress 2. Say goodbye to downloadable content of any form folks.

Spin-off version of Google Chrome released – “Iron”

A German-based company has released its own spin-off of Google's Chrome. While being based on the same source code, "Iron" removes Google's Big Brother functionality.

Asus bust 3DMark Vantage record with Core i7?

Asus has posted a banner on its website claiming to have broken the 3DMark Vantage record. Although a P5Q Premium is pictured, X58 tech would have likely been used.

Microsoft to unveil Windows 7 on October 28th

Microsoft has announced that it will unveil Windows 7 at its Professional Developers Conference, where all developers and attendees will be the first to receive a pre-beta build.

Nvidia unleash Forceware 178.13 graphics drivers

Nvidia has rolled-out its Forceware 178.13 graphics drivers, which support products from the 6-series and onwards. XP and Vista flavors can be downloaded here.

Diamond: only 188 GPU’s were faulty, not thousands

Diamond has responded to recent allegations stating that thousands of its OEM bound graphics cards were defective. It turns out that only 188 units were faulty.

Transmeta Corp falls off the perch, wants a buyer

Troubled intellectual-property firm Transmeta has put itself up for sale, and has forged two patent deals with Intel, both of which being worth $91 million in total.

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