Tuesday Shortbread

— 12:00 AM on August 2, 2011

Eight is Enough

  1. DailyTech: Apple succeeds in killing Samsung's Australian tablet sales with lawsuit
  2. CNBC's Fast Money trader Joe Terranova thinks Nvidia stock is a "buy"
  3. VR-Zone's exclusive: Intel's future base clock options unveiled
  4. Mac Rumors: External Thunderbolt PCI expansion chassis & hub in development
  5. AllThingsD: Apple launching new iPhone in October, not September
  6. LibreOffice 3.4.2
  7. Shacknews reports Diablo III requires always-on Internet
    and Diablo III to include real money item auctions
  8. Eurogamer, G4TV, Joystiq, Kotaku, PC Gamer, and
    Shacknews have Diablo III beta hands-on previews


  1. Mashable: MasterCard rewards Facebook Places checkins in new "Priceless" campaign
  2. WSJ reports Nortel patent probe picks up
  3. Fudzilla reports News of the World scandal moves to computer hacking claims
  4. DigiTimes reports AData president resigns
  5. DailyTech: Obama admin. fights to renew warrantless wiretaps, blocks transparency
  6. Ars Technica: LulzSec spokesman in court after police find 750k passwords on his PC
  7. TorrentFreak: Could quantum computing kill copyright?
  8. X-bit labs: AMD teams up with hp, Clarkson University,
    New York state for sustainable data center energy research
  9. AllThingsD reports Twitter might have a New York office
  10. OT: Gollum and Smeagol on the debt deal
Hardware news

  1. Galaxy offers 3-year warranty on graphics cards
  2. Expreview reports Biostar readies improved Z68 motherboard
    and Kingston HyperX SandForce SSDs hit retail
  3. VR-Zone reports Asus F1A75-I Deluxe makes timely debut
    and HighPoint launches PCI Express x4 USB 3.0 card and
    Asus introduces HD 6770 DirectCU Silent graphics card
  4. TC Magazine: ViewSonic's V3D245 3D Vision-ready monitor to go on sale this month
  5. AppleInsider: Apple TV update adds support for buying, streaming iTunes TV shows
  6. Dealzon's deals: $75 coupon for 15.6” hp dv6t Select i5-2410M / Blu-ray, $150 coupon
    for 14” hp Envy 14, $75 coupon for 20” hp TouchSmart 310z AMD PC, and $20 coupon
    for Toshiba Camileo S20 1080p camcorder

  1. Fudzilla reports hp offers TouchPad rebates
  2. PreCentral reports UberKernel brings faster processor speeds to the (non-4G) TouchPad
  3. Ars Technica reports retailers dropping prices on iPhone ahead of impending update
    and Motorola Atrix revision could be first 4G LTE phone on AT&T
  4. Fudzilla: 9900 delayed because of hardware issue?
  5. VR-Zone reports Nokia 500 to debut in this quarter
  6. AnandTech and Ars Technica review Motorola Droid 3
  7. Hardware Secrets reviews HTC Trophy
  8. Tbreak reviews BlackBerry Bold 9900
  9. PreCentral reports webOS 3.0.2 update rolled out yesterday morning
  10. WP7: Custom ROM tools released - Neowin
  11. The NY Times: For New Yorker on iPad, words are the thing

  1. Crooked Timber: Text editors in The Lord of the Rings
  2. Computerworld: Microsoft wrestling to get Hyper-V drivers in Linux kernel
  3. Ars Technica's hands-on: KDE 4.7 launches with KWin OpenGL ES support
  4. SuperSite for Windows: Attack of the WebKit browsers
  5. Phoronix: Mesa 7.11 brings much-needed Linux graphics driver improvements
  6. PeaZip 3.9
  7. Fraps 3.4.6

  1. Unixmen on GamePack 11.04 - 156 games in 5
    DVDs for Ubuntu 11.04 and LinuxMint 11 users
  2. Beyond3D's speculative look at the Wii U GPU
  3. Fudzilla: Vita coming for October release?
  4. Shacknews reports Sony furnishes indie Vita devs with free kits
    and The Witcher 2 Xbox 360 delayed into Q1 2012 and
    Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade to get '2012 Edition' patch
  5. PC Gamer reports Valve to hold $1,000,000 Dota 2 tournament at Gamescom
  6. reddit: While waiting for Skyrim, this is what I've been doing in Oblivion
Systems and storage

  1. VR-Zone writes a prelude to its AMD Llano notebook roundup
  2. PureOC reviews iBuyPower Gamer Power BTS11 PC
  3. OC3D's AMD A8-3850 & Gigabyte A75M-UD2H review
  4. Legit Reviews on Pentium G620 Sandy Bridge 2.6GHz CPU
  5. StorageReview's 240GB OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD
  6. TechReaction reviews 240GB OCZ Vertex Max IOPS SSD
  7. Hi Tech Legion reviews 120GB Patriot Wildfire SSD
  8. ProClockers review 120GB Corsair Force III SSD
  9. TweakTown reviews 120GB RunCore Pro V SATA II Plus SSD
Multimedia, power, case & cooling

  1. VR-Zone's next generation GPUs: AMD's Cray on a chip?
  2. [H]ard|OCP's Asus ENGTX560 Ti DirectCU II TOP review
  3. Techgage's AC Ryan Playon!HD Mini 2 review
  4. Hardware Heaven reviews Asus Vulcan Pro active-noise-cancelling gaming headset
  5. Kitguru reviews Smartfish Whirl Mini notebook mouse
  6. techPowerUp! reviews 1350W Enermax MaxRevo PSU
  7. ProClockers review Archgon MH-2624 mobile hard drive enclosure
  8. Hi Tech Legion and PureOC review Cooler Master Hyper 612 PWM CPU cooler
  9. VR-Zone's Thermaltake Frio CPU cooler
  10. TweakTown reviews Arctic Cooling Accelero Xtreme Plus II VGA cooler
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