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Xonar DG sound card squeezed into USB thumb drive
— 11:04 AM on January 10, 2011

We're big fans of Asus' Xonar sound cards. Numerous models have passed through our labs over the last few years, and most have won...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Corsair intros new cases, dips into speakers
— 8:27 PM on January 5, 2011

CES — On the eve of the official opening of the Consumer Electronics Show, Corsair previewed a number of products due to arrive in the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Storage

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SATA-IO announces USM standard for external storage
— 2:19 PM on January 5, 2011

CES — The Serial ATA International Organization, otherwise known as SATA-IO, has announced a new specification for external storage devices. Dubbed USM, or Universal...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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SSD shrinkage leads to Intel 310 Series
— 6:00 AM on December 29, 2010

Intel has added a fresh line of solid-state drives to its growing portfolio of storage products. This isn't the long-awaited successor to the X25-M...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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XBMC hits version 10.0
— 10:50 AM on December 20, 2010

Putting together a home-theater PC and don't have a spare Windows license kicking around? Looking for a slick 10-foot UI to run on top...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Operating systems

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Deal of the week: Pre-Christmas bonanza
— 6:09 PM on December 17, 2010

Don't tell anyone, but I'm getting the feeling that online retailers are trying to woo late Christmas shoppers. At least, the ongoing pre-Christmas sales at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage

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Amazon MP3 sales up, Apple still rules market
— 12:41 PM on December 17, 2010

More than a few of you will probably get iTunes gift cards in your stockings this year. And why not? With a whopping...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Hitachi unveils a trio of 3TB hard drives
— 11:04 AM on December 15, 2010

It's official: Hitachi has joined the 3TB party. Fittingly, the hard drive maker has a trio of products with 3TB storage capacities. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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SSD upgrade speeds console load times
— 10:52 AM on December 14, 2010

Gaming sites are buzzing this morning over this post in the Beyond3D forums, which explores the improvement in load times one can experience...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Game consoles

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Seagate brings terabyte capacity to 2.5'' enterprise storage
— 7:00 AM on December 13, 2010

2.5" hard drives are most commonly associated with notebooks. However, they've also become a staple of server installations looking to cram as much storage...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Deal of the week: Discounted CPUs and storage
— 6:10 PM on December 10, 2010

The arrival of new AMD CPUs earlier this week has caused prices to fall on the old models, providing us with attractive fodder for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage

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Via quizzed on USB 3.0 implementations, Light Peak potential
— 11:47 AM on December 10, 2010

Thanks to USB 3.0, external storage is interesting again. The additional bandwidth offered by the SuperSpeed spec is sorely needed, and even budget external...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Seagate adds Barracuda Green drives with SATA 6Gbps
— 9:38 AM on December 6, 2010

Now that's an interesting addition: low-power "green" hard drives with 6Gbps Serial ATA interfaces. A quick look at Seagate's website reveals the unlikely presence of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Report: Seagate rejected WD takeover bid
— 9:57 AM on December 3, 2010

Well, that's a surprising nugget of news. According to Bloomberg, Western Digital offered to purchase Seagate shortly after the latter confirmed, in mid-October, that...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Micron integrates ECC controller into next-gen flash memory
— 6:00 AM on December 3, 2010

Moving the production of NAND flash memory to finer fabrication processes is sure to drive down the price of SSDs. The more memory chips...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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90GB, 180GB drives make their way into Corsair Force lineup
— 9:58 AM on December 2, 2010

Corsair's Force line of solid-state drives just keeps growing. After this Spring's expansion, another two drives featuring 90GB and 180GB capacities have been...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Canadian edition
— 9:12 PM on November 25, 2010

Just because folks up here celebrate Thanksgiving a few weeks early doesn't mean they can't reap the spoils of Black Friday like their American friends....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage Memory Input devices

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Deal of the week: Black Friday cometh
— 5:48 PM on November 24, 2010

Yes, yes, it's only Wednesday. Be that as it may, Newegg has kicked off its Black Friday sale, and there's already a myriad of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Input devices

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