ATI Radeon HD 4830 Card launched by AMD

AMD today introduced the ATI Radeon HD 4830 graphics card, raising the performance bar for graphics cards priced at less than $150 (USD). Like all ATI Radeon HD 4800 series products, the new offering delivers game performance and HD multimedia capabilities, as well support for the latest DirectX 10.1 games. The ATI Radeon HD 4830 … Read more

All-in-ine touchscreen Eee PC

Play.com are now listing Asus Eee All-In-One-Touch Screen PC for pre-order. The release date is set for the 20th of November. Processor: Intel Atom Memory: 1GB HD Capacity: 160GB Graphics Card: Shared Graphics (128MB) Operating System: Windows XP Home Main Specifications: ScreenSize: 15.6″ (16:10 Wide Panel) Touch Screen: Single Touch Panel OS: Windows XP Home … Read more

WPA and WPA2 cracking speeded up 100 fold

Over the past few years WEP encryption has been on the decline thanks to the serious security flaws associated with it allowing people to crack the encryption within minutes. This has led to more and more people using WPA and WPA2 to secure their wireless networks. Russian security company Elcomsoft have posted a press release … Read more

Antec Skeleton Open-Air PC Case Released & Reviewed

Antec will soon be releasing the Skeleton PC Case, this is a open-air PC Case consisting of 2 shelves for the motherboard and other components. It is clearly aimed at the enthusiast market where people constantly fiddle with their PC. The case also uses a huge 250mm TriCool fan which combined with the open-air aspect … Read more

Quad Core Asus G71 Laptop

Asus_G71_1 Asus is set to release the words first official Quad Core gaming notebook!

Based on the new Intel QX9300 quad-core processor the laptop comes with a 17 inch display,  GeForce 9700M GT GDDR3 512MB, 4gb Ram and up to 1TB hard disk.

There will also be a 2Mpix web camera, Bluetooth V2.1, and Blu-ray writer.

A pretty nice spec if you ask me, though I am sure you will pay for it!

No word on battery life yet! 🙂

Full press release follows.

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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

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

Une nuit à Paris, partie une (One night in Paris, Part one)

Well, when MightyGadget got the opportunity to visit Paris on an all expenses paid trip to have a ganders at the latest Toshiba gear the answer was already set in stone (that would be a resounding yes if you hadn’t already got it). Take a closer look was the objective and that is exactly what … Read more

Rock Direct (Gaming Laptops) goes into administration

A little late off the mark on this one but unfortunately Rock Direct has ceased trading and has gone into administration. Rock are a UK based manufacturer of Gaming laptops and notebooks. I personally always preferred them over other companies producing gaming laptops such as Alienware and Dell, so I am sad to see the … Read more

Style is the future… Apparently

I’m here at the Toshiba seminar entitled ‘Take a closer look’. When I return I will be giving you lucky people an insight into the latest technical goodies that they have on offer. I have to admit that there are some delightful little gems on offer and have some photos to prove it. It’s a … Read more

Everex Cloudbook vs Asus EEE PC

Ok so the ASUS Eee PC has been out for a little while, and Everex are planning to ship the “Cloudbook” UMPC shortly (release date was supposed to be 25/01/08). The Cloudbook appears to be aiming at the  Eee PC market but how do the two UMPCs compare to each other? Asus Eee PC 4G … Read more