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EA To withdraw from Steam and focus on Origin

I'm sure you've all heard the buzz around the blogospheres but if you haven't yet, here it is. Electronic Arts is pulling ALL of their content from Valve's groundbreaking content delivery service we know as Steam. The publisher is ...

9 years ago

HP offers Llano notebook models

AMD recently launched its notebook Fusion chips - the A-series APUs, formerly known as Llano. These are supposedly at least competitve with the equivalent Intel chips and outperform them in the graphics areas. AMD's traditional ally ...

9 years ago

Google adds yet more search features

Ata recent live-streamed event, Google has showcased three new features to be added to desktop search and one more for mobile. Two of the desktop additions are based on features already available on mobile. Search By Image is ...

9 years ago

Apple finally pays Nokia to settle the licence disputes. Will they give in to Android too?

Good news for Nokia as they finally get what they were hoping for from Apple. A one-off payment plus ongoing royalties - the specific terms have not been revealed. This was all down to Nokia and Apple having a large patent dispute, ...

9 years ago

MSI P67A-GD65 Motherboard Review

With the original problems of the Intel P67 platform now well and truly fixed, a Sandy Bridge set-up is once again a great recommendation for any computer enthusiast looking for a new CPU or motherboard. We all know how blisteringly ...

9 years ago

Facebook losing visitor share to Twitter and Youtube

As one news site put it: 'Losing face'. Hitwise monitor and keep track of visitors to the popular social networks within the UK and as such the data that has recently been released shows that Facebook may have quite possibly ...

9 years ago

Wednesday Affiliate Roundup

CasesInWin Wavy Mini-ITX Case @Hi Tech LegionCoolingAURAS Shagon' AHC-118 CPU Cooler Review @ TweakTownGraphicsSapphire Radeon HD6950 Flex 2GB DDR5 Graphics Card reviewed @ Metku.netZOTAC GTX590 3GB Graphics Card Review @ VortezZOTAC ...

9 years ago

AMD Catalyst 11.6 available at eTeknix

We always try to keep you up to date and that involves us giving you the latest information as well as the latest software for your much loved PC components. The main component that gets updated frequently is a graphics card, and ...

9 years ago

Asrock introduces its 9 series motherboards

Asrock has taken its time to release its 9 series motherboards, both ASUS and Gigabyte already released their's last week. Asrock is hitting the market with two models a high end 990FX board and a enthusiast mid range 970 board. These ...

9 years ago

More iOS 5 features from the Beta announced

Although having already being jailbroken before release, Apple are still showing off its' new iOS5features at shows such as the WWDC (Apple Developer's conference). The new OS has been heavily tested since people have been given the ...

9 years ago

Tuesday Affiliate Roundup

Cases: NZXT H2 Silent Mid-Tower Chassis Review @ Techgage Thermaltake Level 10 GT Full Tower Case Review @Hi Tech Legion Memory: GSkill SNIPER PC3-12800 CL7 12GB Kit Review @ Real World Labs Miscellaneous: HIS Solar ...

9 years ago

Mach Xtreme MX-GX USB 3.0 16GB Flash Drive Review

USB 3.0 was released in the not so distant past and personally I feel that it never really took off at the pace that was hoped for. There is one reason why this happened, and one reason only. The interface was there, but the ...

9 years ago

AMD Fusion APU breaks integrated graphics performance records

A forum member over at TweakTown that had access to an early sample of the AMD A8-3850 APU managed to break records for an integrated graphics system on 3D Mark Vantage, 06 and 11.The set up was quite simple:Gigabyte A75M-UD2H ...

9 years ago

Monday Affiliate Roundup

Cases: Silverstonetek PS05 System Enclosure reviewed @ Metku.net Miscellaneous: Screen Protector for iPod Touch 4G Review @ Review the Tech Dead or Alive Dimensions 3DS Review @ TweakTown Peripherals: Radiopaq Duo ...

9 years ago

Weekly Giveaway #1: HIS HD 5670 IceQ 1GB Graphics Card

We believe in giving something back to our valued readers of eTeknix and today sees the first in our start of weekly giveaways that we will be doing from now on. We would generally have a set giveaway that would last a whole month, but ...

9 years ago

Apple get to work on Sandy Bridge based MacBook Air

There's been a lot of hype around Apple as of late with plenty of new announcements and the same can be said about Intel, so we thought it only be fitting to update you on the latest collaboration between the two. As we know, Apple ...

9 years ago

Cooler Master Silencio 550 Chassis Review

It seems that quite a few cases have been released recently and while this might seem a bit repetitive it does at least allow us to compare the cases quite well. Today's case is the Cooler Master Silencio 550 Chassis which is trying to ...

9 years ago

New Quad core for the Sandy Bridge line up

As you have seen recently Intel has certainly not been shy in releasing processors based on the Sandy Bridge architecture. If you missed the release of the new Sandy Bridge Celeron's see here for that or if you missed the release of ...

9 years ago

9 Series AM3+ motherboards still cannot utilise SLI

Although AMD has for the first time bought an SLI license for its AM3+ socket of motherboards and has developed the 9 series chipset to support SLI configurations, the current Nvidia drivers will not support SLI on 990FX boards.The ...

9 years ago

Three new Sandy Bridge 32nm Celeron processor launches for September

Intel's Sandy Bridge line of processors is being fully exploited for all its economic potential before the introduction of Ivy Bridge in the early parts of 2012. The Celeron range is to be boosted with one single core processor and 2 ...

9 years ago

Chromebooks go on sale at Amazon

Amazon has apparently been getting in a large amount of Chromebooks in the past few days. It now has a well stocked Chromebook line up from Acer and Samsung. Samsung's range of Chromebooks start from $429.99 for the Wi-Fi only model ...

9 years ago

Sunday Affiliate Roundup

Cases: Bitfenix Colossus Venom Edition @ Rbmods Motherboard: ECS Elitegroup H67H2-I in Mini ITX @ Hardwareoverclock.com Miscellaneous: High Capacity External Portable Battery for iPhone / iPod Review @ ...

9 years ago

Phenom II X6 processors to be scrapped by AMD

It is common knowledge AMD is about to launch the new Bulldozer platform. To make way for these new processors AMD has decided to halt production of Phenom II X6 processors by next year sometime according to this source.The first ...

9 years ago

Gigabyte Radeon HD 6870 OC Graphics Card Review

We've taken a look at plenty of cards from the 6800 series range of Radeon's from AMD and whilst they have been from different manufacturers, we never really get excited unless they claim to offer something a bit extra. Otherwise we ...

9 years ago

32GB RAM modules enter production

The Samsung corporation has today announced that it will be the first Computer Hardware firm to mass produce 32GB 1.35v DDR3 RAM modules for what it describes as "Green Server Use". Samsung has said these modules are being developed in ...

9 years ago

New Intel Mobile processors released this month

Intel plans to launch three new mobile processors this month. Two from its i7 series and one from its i5 range. It is a slight deviation from the plan to launch them after July but clearly Intel wants to respond directly to AMD's ...

9 years ago

Will 3D TV Work?

People have been trying to produce 3D films for over 50 years now, and up until the last year or so technology simply wasn't good enough to produce a convincing image. Now, however, 3D has hit the mainstream with the likes of Sky ...

9 years ago

Lian Li releases two new cases

The chassis manufacturer Lian Li has released two brand new cases. The HTPC PC-C60 case and the ATX Mid-Tower PC-6 case. As we have come to expect from Lian Li both these cases will be sleekly designed, made from high quality metal and ...

9 years ago

Scythe release Kaze Q8 and Q12 fan controllers

Scythe the Japanese firm that specialises in cooling products for computers is back with two new products. They are from the "Kaze" range and they are fan controllers. Scythe has recognised that the modern PC chassis has more fans than ...

9 years ago

Samsung announces 1TB Notebook Drive

Samsung has unveiled a brand new notebook mechanical hard drive. This drive utilises two 500GB platters in the standard 2.5" form factor to provide laptops with a large amount of storage. The hard drive itself is 9.5mm high so will fit ...

9 years ago

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