eTeknix Latest News & Reviews

Globalfoundries Vows to Ramp Up 28nm Production.

Mike Noonen, the Exec Vice President of worldwide marketing and sales at Globalfoundries has stated in a special blog post which was dedicated to GF's advantages at 28nm ...

6 years ago

Borderlands players to be rewards in upcoming sequel

Gearbox has announced that any players of their Borderlands (1) game will get exclusive character customization elements when they load up Borderlands 2 for the first ...

6 years ago

Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 OC Vapor-X 1GB Graphics Card Review

The 7700 series sadly isn't something that has got our blood pumping when it launched, purely because of the market it was aimed at, and the price point that it can in at, ...

6 years ago

Magic The Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers PC Review

This week I have been spending some time, well a lot of time, with the latest game from Wizards of the Coast, the people behind the ever popular card based gaming ...

6 years ago

Windows 8 Preview users can get $39.99 upgrade to final version

Microsoft recently announced that Windows 7, Vista and XP users with a legitimate license would all be able to upgrade to Windows 8 for just $39.99. Meaning those with ...

6 years ago

Kalypso Media Confirms Presence and Line-up at Gamescom 2012

Kalypso Media today unveiled their plans for Gamescom 2012 in Cologne. Occupying approximately 300 square meters of floor space in both the business and consumer ...

6 years ago

Nvidia preparing a GTX 670 SE, GTX 660Ti and GTX 660

We've already had the GTX 690, GTX 680 and GTX 670 graphics cards from Nvidia, all based on the GK104 28nm Kepler architecture. But it seems Nvidia will milk GK104 for ...

6 years ago

Downloaded games can be resold rules EU court

The problem with most digitally downloaded games is that once bought digitally you then own them for eternity. They cannot be sold as they are registered under your name ...

6 years ago

Elpida saved through a Micron takeover

Memory giant Micron has confirmed that is buying its financially ruined competitor Elpida in a deal worth $2.5 billion.Elpida's demise has been well publicised. ...

6 years ago

Acer founder says Microsoft should stick to software

The founder of the computing company Acer, Stan Shih, has made a public statement about Microsoft's recent entrance into the PC hardware market. Microsoft's Surface tablet ...

6 years ago

Amazon working with Foxconn to launch Smartphone

Amazon is reported to be working with the Chinese manufacturing giant Foxconn to develop its first smartphone. Rumours late last year suggested Amazon would do such a ...

6 years ago

New Thinner PlayStation 3 on the way

[caption id="attachment_38133" align="aligncenter" width="450"] A previous PlayStation 3 slim down that occurred in 2009[/caption]Even with the next generation of Xbox and ...

6 years ago

AMD HD 7990 due in July

Speculation about the HD 7990 was rife for quite a long period of time until the news of the HD 7970 X2 dampened the flame. Now it seems speculation is flaring up again as ...

6 years ago

Gigabyte launch their Thunderbolt motherboards

We saw the first Thunderbolt supporting motherboards arrive quite a while ago from ASUS. Now it is Gigabyte's turn to hop on board with the Thunderbolt revolution. Gigabyte ...

6 years ago

Torrent traffic has increased since Pirate Bay blockade

The Pirate Bay blockade, which the media industry hailed as a landmark event for the prevention of copyright infringing downloads, seems to have had the reverse effect ...

6 years ago

Sharkoon T28 Mid-Tower Chassis Review

Today we're taking a look at the T28 mid-tower PC chassis from Skarkoon, which we're very please to say is somewhat of an exclusive as we are the first to actually get our ...

6 years ago

ASUS and Gigabyte compete with extended motherboard warranty periods

Both ASUS UK and Gigabyte UK have contacted eTeknix informing us the source for this story is factually incorrect and as far as they know these changes in product warranty and ...

6 years ago

Kaspersky Lab discovers yet another major Mac OS X Backdoor virus

Kaspersky Labs has discovered a Mac OS X Backdoor that is used to connect the user's machine to a command and control centre based in China. Once connected into the ...

6 years ago

Colorful preparing new 9 heatpipe “Shark Bionic” VGA cooler

Colorful are a graphics card company renowned for their unique designs and attention to detail. Their latest VGA cooler certainly lives up to those very high standards. ...

6 years ago

FBI to shut DNS changer Trojan servers

The FBI is to shut down a DNS server for thousands of trojan infected computers by July the 9th. The DNS Changer Trojan infected 6 million computers worldwide at its ...

6 years ago

Apple loses patent claim cases against HTC

A U.K court has ruled HTC is not infringing on any Apple patents, thus opening up the global smartphone market to freedom that Apple can no longer scaremonger the market ...

6 years ago

Qualcomm to work with Samsung on 28nm production

Qualcomm is currently experiencing shortages of particular 28nm Snapdragon mobile chips. The reason being is TSMC just can't keep up with demand, which ...

6 years ago

Intel appeals staggering $1.3 billion fine issued in 2009 by the EU

Back in 2009 Intel was fined a huge $1.3 billion for allegedly uncompetitive practices. They were accused by EU antitrust regulators of paying big name companies to only ...

6 years ago

AMD working on HD 7950 GHz Edition to battle the GTX 670

AMD was first to market with their 28nm HD 7970 and HD 7950 graphics cards. Yet Nvidia struck back with the GTX 680 and GTX 670, both better performing cards with similar ...

6 years ago

New Call of Duty Online In Development By Activision Publishing

Activision Blizzard and Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading Internet services provider in China, have announced a strategic relationship to bring Call of Duty Online to ...

6 years ago


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