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Crysis 2 Direct X 11 patch on its way

04/08/2011, Many gamers were pretty disappointed when Crysis 2 launched without Direct X 11 support. It was a game that was meant to raise the bar for computer game graphics but it had shipped without the ability to take full advantage of the latest graphics cards...

Samsung Galaxy Player officially announced

03/16/2011, The Samsung Galaxy Player that was first unveiled at CES 2011 in January has been officially announced today. The Samsung Galaxy Players are basically Galaxy S phones – minus the phone capabilities. It runs on Android, supports various multimedia...

Sprint has an announcement to make on March 22

03/02/2011, Sprint has recently sent out invitations to the media about an upcoming conference they will be holding on March 22 during the CTIA event. With no clue to what they might be showing off, besides the vague tagline, “Sprint pulls back the curtain with...

IBM and ARM partnership for new mobile chipsets

01/20/2011, IBM and ARM have announced that they will be partnering on advanced semiconductor technologies that are designed to power the next generation of mobile gadgets. The goal of the partnership is to create 14nm chips that will be suitable for better power...

OCZ quits DRAM business to focus on SSDs

01/13/2011, OCZ is a well-known company that offers DRAM modules for PC enthusiasts, especially those who love performance. If you’re an OCZ fan, the bad news is that the company has announced that it’s abandoning the market. While it’ll come as a shock to...

Sprint to announce ‘another industry first’ on Feb 7th

01/12/2011, Despite CES ending a few days ago, Sprint still has some announcements in the bag for us. The carrier has begun to send out invitations to a press event that will be held early next month in New York City. There isn’t any indication of what will be...

Buy Back Program from Best Buy goes official

01/10/2011, We previously caught some leaked information on the Best Buy Buy Back Program, now the company has made the program official, allowing users to trade in their laptops, netbooks, tablets or smartphones for a percentage of the device’s original value, a...

Verizon iPhone to be available around the end of January?

01/08/2011, The Wall Street Journal has reported some very interesting news. Apparently according to a source familiar with the matter, Verizon will be releasing the iPhone around the end of the month. Big Red has invited reporters to a press event next Tuesday, and...

Verizon 4G LTE press conference unveils 10 new devices

01/06/2011, [CES 2011] It looks like Verizon is really stepping up their game with their 4G network. After launching their 4G LTE network last month with only a couple of modems to make use of it, they have finally decided to launch some new devices this year....

Roku: 1 billion streams served

01/05/2011, With 2010 just a few days behind us, the folks over at Roku have some happy announcements to make. The company has hit a pretty significant milestone, serving over 1 billion streams to TVs, ensuring that the company is competing with cable companies and...

Skype downtime clarified – problem with supernodes

12/23/2010, For those of you who are affected by Skype’s downtime, fret not, help is on the way. According to a blog post on the official Skype blog, Peter Parkes, Skype’s blogger-in-chief announced that the downtime is caused by their supernodes going...

Google offers new hacked site notification

12/19/2010, Google has released a slight improvement to its search results that it hopes might help consumers out there avoid problematic sites. The search giant has already been providing notices for malware for years and now it’s expanding the search results...

Motorola Spice Android QWERTY Portrait Slider Phone Announced

10/05/2010, Motorola has been really busy unveiling its Android-powered phones today and next up is the Motorola Spice, which is a portrait QWERTY slider phone with a BACKTRACK touchpad at the back of the phone, allowing you to easily navigate websites without having...

Verizon Announces The Rugged Casio G’zOne Ravine

10/04/2010, Verizon has just announced a third member to Casio’s rugged G’zOne line of phones with the G’zOne Ravine, which sports a clamshell form factor less commonly found in rugged phones. As expected, the phone conforms to the MIL-STD-810G...