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ARCHOS Unveils Affordable Unlocked Android 3G+ Smartphone Line

ARCHOS leverages years of Android tablet expertise to launch a smartphone range starting at $99 New Platinum range will allow end-users to experience full access to the Android ecosystem, IPS screens, Quad-core CPUs and 8 Megapixel cameras in a sleek design Denver, CO – April 18th, 2013 – ARCHOS, a pioneer in AndroidTM devices, is pleased to announce its first line of GoogleTM certified smartphones. Each smartphone will feature a super slim design, IPS screen with amazing viewing angles, a powerful Qualcomm CPU and the flexibility of dual SIM cards which allow the user to manage two providers simultaneously. The ARCHOS 35 Carbon ($99.99), ARCHOS 50 Platinum ($219.99) and ARCHOS 53 Platinum ($249.99) will be the first in a new line of smartphones to be released and will be available starting in Europe at the end of May 2013. “The smartphone market is shifting, as SIM-free sales versus subsidized sales are increasing, and ARCHOS is prepared to respond, as we can offer retail channels affordable, unlocked and feature-rich smartphones without the need to subsidize,” says Loïc Poirier, CEO of ARCHOS. “Furthermore smartphones and tablets are interrelated markets that have quickly crossed over with the arrival of “phablets” – half-phone, half-tablet devices. It only makes sense that this should be our next phase of products as this would be a natural fit for our brand and long term growth.” Ranging from 3.5” to 5.3” in size, the first three smartpho...

Minor updates for 3DMark 11 and 3DMark Vantage

3DMark 11 v1.0.5 This update fixes a few minor issues. Benchmark scores are not affected. Existing users can update 3DMark 11 to the latest version with this patch, or download the complete installer from one of our mirror partners. If you have the Steam version, 3DMark 11 will be updated automatically. Compatibility SystemInfo updated to version 4.17 to improve compatibility with latest hardware. Bug fixes Fixed display mode identification for systems with a very large number of supported display modes. 3DMark Vantage v1.1.2 This update adds Windows 8 compatibility and fixes a few bugs. Benchmark scores are not affected by this update. Existing users can update 3DMark Vantage to the latest version with this patch, or download the complete installer from one of our mirror partners. If you have the Steam version, 3DMark Vantage will be updated automatically. Compatibility Fixed Windows 8 compatibility issues with online result service connection. SystemInfo updated to version 4.17 to improve compatibility with latest hardware. Updated PhysX software to version 9.12.1031. Bug fixes Fixed various GUI bugs. Updated exporter.dll to fix problem loading saved results. Professional Edition only Added support for infinite looping through the command line interface. Added save and submit result options to the command line interface.


Deep Cool Gammaxx S40 CPU Cooler

Deep Cool is a company that may not be too familiar to everyone, but they've been around for a while and have a long list of cooling products including: CPU coolers, notebook coolers, HDD coolers, GPU coolers and fans as well as several other accessories. Deep Cool was kind enough to send us their latest CPU cooler for review - the Gammaxx S40. We always enjoy reviewing CPU coolers, so let's get to it!

Thermaltake Releases the GOrb II Laptop Cooler

Taipei, Taiwan – April, 18, 2013 –Thermaltake, the leading brand in the computer chassis, thermal solutions, and power supply units. Today officially announces the new launch “GOrb II laptop cooler”, a creative, small, easy to carry product for laptops. It can efficiently decrease the overall temperature by creating a cooling gap under the laptop and is specially designed to have an inclined degree to allow for comfortable typing. Forget about carrying another piece of equipment around with you all day, GOrb II is a perfect accessory for laptop essentials, easy carrying and easy typing!     Unique Design Extremely light weight and pocketable notebook cooler, with a portable ball shape and unique design, suitable for notebook sizes from 10”- 17”. Equipped with Blue LEDs, shining through the centre mesh when GOrb II is powered on, to enhance the ambiance and offer a stylish decoration for users.     Ergonomic Humanity GOrb II is designed with an ergonomically proven concept, to test out the most appropriate environment for users with the best visual angle and height positioning for the hand, allowing users to get ready for work comfortably.       Easy USB Cable Management GOrb II is built with an emphasis on efficient cable management, making the work or gaming area neat and tidy. Moreover, when the USB device plugs in, GOrb II offers a pass through to allow another device to be plugged in.     Perfect Protection The w...

MSI launches world’s first 27″ Gaming All-in-One PC

MSI AG2712 ready to take on the latest PC games MSI, world renowned in motherboards, graphics cards, and All-in-One PCs, is rolling out an all-new gaming series. The AG2712 is the world’s first 27-inch Gaming All-in-One PC. The AG2712 features the Intel Core i7 quad core mobile processor and NVIDIA’s top-of-the-line GeForce GTX 670MX discrete graphics card with up to 3GB GDDR5 in graphics memory to maximize your gaming experience. Furthermore, the AG2712 is equipped with an anti-glare Full HD display, for a perfect aim while playing games. With the HDMI-in port and MSI’s Instant Display Technolgoy, the AG2712 can also be connected to other game devices such as a PS3, turning the AG2712 in a multi-platform engine for watching Full HD movies or playing the latest games on its large screen. The MSI AG2712 will become available in Europe by the last week of April. For more information, go to http://game.msi.com. Top end NVIDIA GTX670MX discrete graphics In terms of full HD resolution, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX gives the MSI AG2712 the best possible tools to demonstrate the most excellent performance. The GTX 670MX can pack up to 3GB GDDR5 of graphics memory, so games with large numbers of textures are not a problem. The GeForce GTX 670MX also supports Optimus, a real time switching technology that switches between the CPU’s graphics card and the GTX 670MX as needed for optimal power efficiency heretofore only found in notebooks. MSI exclusive Insta...

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