Scan Retains "Dream PC" Award

Scan’s Great White, as shown to the left, has won the coveted Custom PC Dream PC 2008 award, beating competition from HP and Armari. Armari’s machine technically wasn’t fully entered, as the magazine chose not to fully review it since the submitted computer was a prototype not available for mass production. Custom PC has had … Read more

BRAVIA Theatre BDV-IT1000: Blu-ray Disc and Super-Slim Speakers Make a Sweet Combination

The BRAVIA Theatre BDV-IT1000 is an all-in-one home cinema system with an integrated Blu-ray Disc drive. It features super-slim speakers with full-range drive units just 16mm wide, wireless rear speakers, as well as DVD upscaling to 1080p. BDV-IT1000 at a glance Super-slim speakers made possible by finger-sized full-range drive units All-in-one home cinema system with … Read more

MacBook Air Patched

Apple’s paper-thin notebook machine has received a fairly major software update, reports The Unofficial Apple Weblog. Accessed via the usual updating system within OS X, the patch addresses issues with video playback as well as – primarily – issues with heat. The CPU cores in the MacBook apparently don’t idle as they should out of … Read more

NVIDIA enables PhysX and CUDA support for GeForce 8+ Cards

NVIDIA have finally enabled PhysX support via a free GeForce Power Pack download that contains a free full copy of Warmonger, three PhysX-enabled Unreal Tournament 3 maps, demos of Metal Knight Zero and the Nurien UT3-based social networking service, and a couple tech demos. As you may know Nvidia bought Ageia and the PhysX engine … Read more

Micron develop an ultra fast Solid State Drive – 250 MB/s

Micron is starting production of a new line of solid state drives (SSD) that offer much faster data rates than were previously possible. The new drives are capable of 250MB/s data transfer and come in two lines, an enterprise-class RealSSD P200 and the client-focused RealSSD C200. The company hopes the increased speed and reduced power … Read more