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Siri may pose 'competitive threat' to Google, Eric Schmidt tells Senate subcommittee

@ 2011/11/08 read/post comments(0)
Back in September, Google chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt sat down before a Senate antitrust subcommittee to discuss his company's competitive practices. As you would expect from anyone in his situation, Schmidt spent much of his time defending Mountain… Go To Full Article

Seagate's New Barracuda XT 3TB

@ 2011/11/08 read/post comments(0)
Overclockers Club has a review of Seagate's New Barracuda XT 3TB posted today for those of you interested. The OCC crew seemed very impressed with this drive, giving it high marks all the way around. In just about every test… Go To Full Article

Apple clings to top staff with stock sweetener

@ 2011/11/07 read/post comments(0)
Apple is dishing out large financial incentives to top employees to fend off the chance of a staff exodus. There are some concerns that senior executives may move on following Steve Jobs' passing. To keep them sweet,… Go To Full Article

ASUS F1A75-V Pro vs. Gigabyte GA-A75-UD4H – Llano at ~$120

@ 2011/11/07 read/post comments(0)
With recent reports showing a profit for AMD from Llano, we can safely say that the processors, and thus the chipsets, are selling. As a result, we have taken a full size A75 board each from ASUS and Gigabyte, in… Go To Full Article

OCZ ZT Series 550W PSU Review

@ 2011/11/07 read/post comments(0)
OCZ might have started off as a memory modules manufacturer but the company diversified into several other segments of the computer components market, such as CPU coolers, SSD drives and power supply units. OCZ has been marketing performance power supplies… Go To Full Article

LG's thin and mighty P330 laptop surfaces at Korean retailer

@ 2011/11/07 read/post comments(0)
Remember that LG 13.3-incher we covered back when it was warm? The one that had everything going for it except precise release info? Well, it's finally dragged itself out of the factory and onto the shelves of a Korean retailer.… Go To Full Article

Intel to move staff out of Ireland

@ 2011/11/07 read/post comments(0)
Reports coming in from Ireland suggest that hundreds of Chipzilla staff in the outfit's Co. Kildare plant may be asked to transfer to the US. Over the weekend, the Sunday Business Post claimed that more than 300… Go To Full Article

Apple's Siri broken

@ 2011/11/07 read/post comments(0)
Fruity cargo cult Apple is finding that its network cannot handle the new Siri voice activated search gizmo. Apple trotted out the Siri software as a marketing gimmick which would enable it to flog an improved iPhone… Go To Full Article

Fujitsu Announces 16-core SPARC64 IXfx (and the Supercomputer It Powers)

@ 2011/11/07 read/post comments(0)
PRIMEHPC FX10 runs on the newly-developed SPARC64 IXfx processors, which offer a very significant boost in performance over the SPARC64 VIIIfx processor on which they are based and which power the K computer. Each processor has 16 cores and achieves… Go To Full Article

[M] Plextor PX-PH500U3 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Disk Drive Review

@ 2011/11/07 read/post comments(0)
The PX-PH500U3 USB 3.0 HDD from Plextor comes with a lightweight casing and sports a professional, clean design. The performance is good for a 500GB 5400RPM drive and for added value we get three separate applications already preloaded on the… Go To Full Article

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