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Archive for October 16th, 2018

MSI Announces Availability of Ultra-Light Slider S20 Ultrabook Convertible

Ingenious lightweight design and superb performance on display at Aria Resort & Casino until January 10th City of Industry, Calif. – January 3, 2013 – MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, announces the availability of the Slider S20 Ultrabook Convertible, a clever blend of portability and performance featuring a slide out keyboard, Windows 8 and Intel® Core i5 processor. The Slider S20 is the perfect companion for business travelers, students and all users seeking computing power without sacrificing portability and battery life. Equipped with state-of-the art components, including a16:9 1920×1080 full HD 10-point touch screen, 8GB of DDR3 memory and 128GB of SSD storage, the Slider S20 weighs 2.2 lbs. and is less than 1 inch thick for lightweight on-the-go computing. “Many users prefer the mobility of a tablet, but still need the processing power of an actual laptop computer,” said Andy Tung, vice president of sales for MSI US. “MSI’s S20 Ultrabook Convertible solves that problem by combining the best of both worlds, giving users the choice of using it as a tablet or as a laptop.” To perfectly complement its performance, MSI also designed the Slider S20 for easy connectivity, with a Jackson Peak Wireless adapter, Ethernet, 2 USB3 ports, Bluetooth capability, mini HDMI-out connector and an integrated 720P HD webcam. The Slider S20 will be available in Q1 2013 for $1,199.99 MSRP. For more information o...



Mad Catz Announces GameSmart Technology Initiative for Smart Devices

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today GameSmart, a technology initiative that moves smart devices one step closer to delivering a core gaming experience similar to a gaming console or gaming computer. GameSmart control products will function through the Bluetooth Smart stack, will be game and hardware independent, and will have a smart device app to provide additional functionality. By utilizing Bluetooth Smart, GameSmart devices will feature simplified setup, longer battery life and universal compatibility. In addition, GameSmart offers game developers and game publishers standardization, ease of implementation and scalability when enabling controller and console-like accessory functionality in mobile games. “Smart devices have made considerable inroads in delivering all forms of entertainment including games, music, movies, books, and social media. Mobile gaming is a vibrant and exciting space and we don’t see controller-based games replacing touch screen games, we expect them to enhance and enlarge the smart device gaming experience to include the living room experience. There are a number of point-to-point solutions in the market today that provide proof of concept, but the industry needs an agnostic operating system solution to provide standardization, ease of implementation and scalability,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “With our long history in the gaming industry, Mad Ca...



 
 
 
 
 

Azio Levetron Mech5 – Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Today we will be taking a looking at one of Azio's newest gaming keyboards on the market, the Azio Levetron Mech5 mechanical keyboard. The Mech5 is Azio's most innovative mainstream mechanical gaming keyboard available today. As of the last few years, mechanical keyboards have gotten really popular and we are seeing many competitors releasing their own designs in an attempt to capitalize on this new craze. Azio designed the Levetron Mech5 to be completely modular, so fit and finish will be an important aspect to keep in mind; however, let's not forget that functionality is just as important when it comes to mechanical gaming keyboards. So today we are going to put the Azio Levetron Mech5 to the test and see how it stacks up.



RAIDMAX Announces a Full Tower Chassis – VAMPIRE

  A Spacious No-Hassle Case 3 January, 2013, L.A., California, U.S.A. – RAIDMAX today announces the VAMPIRE, a full tower case with all the features a PC building enthusiast could want: tool-free design, convenient top I/O panel, zero-clutter cable management, water cooling support, and SSD hot swap functionality. Supporting motherboard form factors up to XL-ATX, the VAMPIRE is an ideal chassis for those looking for a spacious no hassle-case. Tool-Free Features To minimize installation, upgrade and maintenance stress the VAMPIRE has several tool-less features. This case holds up to five 5.25” drives and seven 2.5” SSD/3.5” HDDs that are easily set into place with a tool-less mounting mechanism. The side panels and PCI slot covers use thumbscrews. Also, the fan filter on the bottom of the PSU can be easily pulled out for cleaning. For overclockers who wish to add top case fans or radiators, the metal mesh can be removed without tools. Hardware Capabilities This spacious case can support the highest-end of setups. Lengthy, high-end video cards up to 13 inches (330mm) in length are supported. As a powerful video card requires a beefy power supply; this case supports power supplies up to 10.43 inches (265mm) long. For those overclocking, the Vampire supports massive CPU coolers up to a height of 7.68 inches (195mm). In addition, the VAMPIRE has 10 PCI slots for a plethora of expandability options. 2.5” HD Hot Swap Functionality For on the fly data transfer the V...





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