January, 2013

Some low-end Broadwell CPUs may be soldered to motherboards

There was a rumour late last year that Haswell’s successor will have CPUs soldered on to the motherboard itself. Intel later gave a statement, where they didn’t ...

January 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm by

Global PC sales fell in Q4 2012 by 6.4%

IDC recently published a quarterly report which shows that PC sales have dipped 6.4% in Q4 of 2012 when compared to Q4 of 2011. Also the previous quarter showed a 4.5% sales ...

January 13, 2013 at 1:00 pm by

Foxconn’s manager arrested over allegations of bribery – thorough investigations assured

Foxconn, the company behind the assembling of products for Apple, Dell, HP, Intel and Microsoft, is now under investigation over allegations of bribery claimed by supply ...

January 13, 2013 at 12:00 pm by

Zowie G-CM Mouse Mat Review

Today I am taking a look at the G-CM mouse mat from Zowie Gear, a brand who have set quite a name for themselves in the gaming community with their range of gaming peripherals ...

January 13, 2013 at 11:32 am by

In-Win showcases open-system cases in CES 2013

In an attempt to look unique, In-Win has introduced a limited edition D-Frame PC Case for $349. The piping is made from aluminium and the clear side panels are glass not ...

January 13, 2013 at 10:23 am by

eTeknix visit Showstoppers at CES 2013

CES is a massive show with many different sections and displays for the various press to visit, but while the show its self is massive it also plays host to many side shows, ...

January 13, 2013 at 7:43 am by

Antec P280 Full Tower Chassis Review

Today I will be taking a look at the P280 Full Tower Chassis from Antec, a case that has already established itself as a long term favourite here at eTeknix, but one that we ...

January 12, 2013 at 7:51 pm by

OWC showcases their 2TB 3.5″ Workstation SSDs at CES 2013

OWC, short for Other World Computing, plans to push Workstation SSDs such as their 2TB Mercury Viper SSD. The Mercury Viper uses aluminium casing designed to fit in ...

January 12, 2013 at 1:00 am by

MSI introduces their own series of mechanical keyboards with the GK and GS Series

MSI is well known for making motherboards and graphic cards for some time now, and it has even made PC chassis’ too. But at CES 2013, MSI has been showing their ...

January 12, 2013 at 12:00 am by

WD showcases their hybrid SSHD at CES 2013

WD has been showing off their hybrid solid state drives which they call “SSHD”. The drive combines the speed of an SSD with the mechanical drive, something that ...

January 11, 2013 at 11:30 pm by

Mushkin unveils USB Thunder Flash drives with SandForce Controller

Mushkin demonstrated the Industry’s highest performing USB flash drive yet- at least going by their CES 2013 demonstration.The USB Flash drive is more like an SSD as it ...

January 11, 2013 at 11:00 pm by

Wi-Fi 802.11ad and 60GHz Band to enable up to 7Gb/s wireless speeds

IEEE today announced that it approved the IEEE 802.11ad-2012 amendment to provide wireless data throughput of up to 7Gb/s. The new specification also comes with a ...

January 11, 2013 at 10:30 pm by

Acer to have Retina-Class notebook displays

Apple isn’t the only one with high pixel density displays. Acer is planning to have a retina-class display in some of their notebook and ultrabook models. They will ...

January 11, 2013 at 10:00 pm by

Nokia sold 4+ Million Windows Phones in Q4 of 2012

After months of loss-making which resulted in lay-offs and even mortgaging their main HQ, Nokia is finally showing signs that it is on long path to recovery. The ...

January 11, 2013 at 9:00 pm by

iBuyPower releases a new small form factor gaming system to rival the Alienware X51

iBuyer is now taking pre-orders for a unit that’s slightly larger than Alienware’s X51 gaming rig, but with a better choice of hardware. The “Revolt” ...

January 11, 2013 at 8:00 pm by

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