January, 2013

Users Brick Samsung Laptops by Booting Linux on Them

Upon taking ownership of a new computer, especially a laptop, may of us like to make radical changes. I, personally, install a fresh copy of Windows 7, free of the bloatware ...

January 31, 2013 at 5:02 pm by

Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 (Z77) Motherboard Review

Gigabyte’s top level motherboards have always stood out from the rest of their motherboard offerings, not just on paper with the best specifications that they have to ...

January 31, 2013 at 11:34 am by

Evercool Silent Shark (HPO 12025) CPU Cooler Review

Here at eTeknix we are always looking to work with a wide variety of companies. Big or small, we will always take the time to give their products a thorough going over and ...

January 30, 2013 at 9:55 pm by

Microsoft’s 64GB Surface Pro will have only 23GB of usable storage space

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro tablet which is expected to be released on the 9th of February is set to have a very disappointing amount of storage space available out ...

January 30, 2013 at 5:59 pm by

China’s video gaming console ban maybe lifted soon

Since 2000, the Chinese cultural ministers have implemented a ban on gaming consoles as (according to the ministry) it causes potential harm to the physical and mental ...

January 30, 2013 at 12:47 am by

Newegg scored a major victory against “online shopping cart” patent troll

Online retailer Newegg successfully defeats a well-known patent troll who was trying to collect licensing fees from one of the well-known online shopping stores. The ruling ...

January 30, 2013 at 12:18 am by

Google to Release it’s Next-Gen Nexus 7 Tablet with a Full HD Display

After the enormous success following the release of the Nexus 7 tablet, Google are said to be debuting their ‘next-generation’ of the popular tablet in May, ...

January 29, 2013 at 5:58 pm by

Steelseries Mobile Gaming & Headphone Review

Today I decided I would take a look at something a little different, a change of pace if you will. As many of our readers already know, we recently spent some time in Las ...

January 29, 2013 at 3:03 pm by

Asus’ ESC4000/FDR G2 powers up 2nd most energy efficient super computer “SANAM”

The Asus ESC4000/FDR G2 HPC server which is currently used by Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies in Germany and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology in Saudi ...

January 29, 2013 at 12:23 pm by

Microsoft and Qualcomm developing Windows 8 reference design

According to a report, Microsoft is working with Chipset makers such as Qualcomm to develop a Windows 8 reference design. This is done so that they can attract the Chinese ...

January 29, 2013 at 12:21 pm by

Sega get serious in PC Gaming business, acquires game developer “Relic”

Sega recently spent US $26.6 Million to buy THQ’s Canadian based game development firm Relic Entertainment Studio during the bankruptcy auction, therefore acquiring ...

January 28, 2013 at 9:41 pm by

Logitech continues with PC Gaming peripherals despite losses

Logitech recently announced their 3rd quarter results for fiscal 2013 which showed that their sales were down from $715 Million in Q3 FY 2012 to $615 Million in Q3 Fiscal ...

January 28, 2013 at 9:36 pm by

NZXT Phantom 630 Ultra Tower Chassis Review

Today we have something a little special in the eTeknix office, the brand new Phantom 630 ultra tower from NZXT. Many of you will already be fully award of the existence of ...

January 28, 2013 at 7:04 pm by

Google Transparency report reveals U.S government seeking number of user data

Like every year, Google has published their latest transparent report which reveals that the Federal government and many police agencies have been pushing Google to give ...

January 28, 2013 at 5:58 pm by

AMD phase out FX-4100 CPU, replaces it with FX-4130 with and improved stock heatsink

AMD will no longer be offering the AMD FX-4100 processor from now onwards. However, with the same price of £80 including VAT, you will be getting the FX-4130 in its place. ...

January 28, 2013 at 5:43 pm by

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