Coast Guard Day Shortbread

— 12:00 AM on August 4, 2011

Eight is Enough

  1. Mac Rumors: Apple to begin merging iOS and OS X with quad-core A6 chip next year?
  2. Report: Thousands of references to MinWin are in Windows 8
    (and why that may matter) - All About Microsoft
  3. OSnews reports Linus Torvalds not a fan of GNOME 3
  4. The Official Google Blog: When patents attack Android
  5. X-bit labs: Intel describes first generation of Ultrabooks and
    AMD shows off Opteron "Interlagos" again: no performance
    benchmarks, no design wins, no launch date announced
  6. DigiTimes: Ultrabook may suffer defeat if not less
    expensive than MacBook Air, say Taiwan makers
  7. Computerworld reports eBay attacks virtualization with 100TB of SSD storage
  8. Ars Technica: Developer calls accurate Borderlands 2 report "shoddy journalism"

Coast Guard Day

  1. War 2.0: China suspected in massive cyberattack on U.N., U.S. gov't & more - DailyTech
  2. Study: Amazon cloud #1 for developers, Apple close behind? - TechFlash
  3. Ars Technica reports British government agrees that copyright has gone too far
  4. HotHardware reports Google+ ends private profiles
  5. The Atlantic on Germany's war on Facebook
  6. Ars Technica: Microsoft locks down Wi-Fi geolocation service after privacy concerns
  7. Shacknews reports Activision Blizzard achieves record revenues; digital sales jump 27%
  8. Fudzilla reports analyst clarifies his Nvidia worries
  9. Ars Technica: Righthaven, still angering judges, finally pays cash for its mistakes
  10. NBC Bay Area reports Twitter secures $800 million, $8 billion valuation
  11. VR-Zone reports old Twitter users to be upgraded to new Twitter this week
Hardware news

  1. [H]ard|OCP takes GlobalFoundries ITDC laboratory tour
  2. SemiAccurate reports China Inc. processor running late
  3. TC Magazine: Toshiba Qosmio F755 glasses-free 3D laptop announced in the U.S.
    and MSI unveils the GeForce GTX 570M-equipped GT683DX gaming laptop
    and Asus Eee PC X101 MeeGo netbook to reach Europe in mid-August
    and Corsair offers 'Arctic White' 8GB DDR3 Vengeance LP memory kit
  4. AnandTech: Mobile HDDs fatten up, and AVADirect is there
  5. TC Magazine: Zotac teams up with CoolIT, develops GeForce GTX 580 Infinity Edition
    and KFA2 develops new, multi-display-capable GeForce graphics cards
  6. VR-Zone reports Philips launches new consumer and business monitors
    and hackers successfully flash Logitech Revue with Honeycomb 3.1
  7. TC Magazine reports Wicked Audio ships its 3D series headphones
  8. Dealzon's deals: $25 coupon for 17.3” Dell Inspiron 17R 999+, $30 coupon for 15.5”
    Sony Vaio EB series Core i3, $75 coupon for 23” hp Omni 200q Quad i5-760 PC,
    and $160 off 32GB Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi

  1. AnandTech on Qualcomm's latest: Snapdragon S1, S2, S3 & S4 processors
  2. Fudzilla reports former Intel bloke bets the farm on wearable technology
  3. Ars Technica: Developers still divided on mobile app monetization, but love the cloud
  4. HotHardware reports Samsung demos Galaxy Tab 10.1
    user interface updates, new features, and accesories
  5. TC Magazine: TouchWiz UX update for Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to roll out on August 5th
  6. AppleInsider: Samsung postpones Galaxy Tab 10.1 launch in Australia citing Apple suit
  7. Android 3.2 on the Asus Eee Pad Transformer - tested at AnandTech
  8. TechReviewSource's hp TouchPad (Wi-Fi) review
  9. TechSpot's Acer Iconia Tab A500 review
  10. DigiTimes reports Pegatron to begin shipments of iPhone 5 in September
  11. VR-Zone: Motorola publishes specs of upcoming Droid Bionic smartphone on website
  12. AnandTech's T-Mobile G2x review: Gingerbread-infused

  1. Microsoft's Fix it to address Windows 7 network connections are stuck in public mode
  2. Intel Sandy Bridge speeds up on Linux 3.1 kernel
  3. TechFlash reports Microsoft dangles $250k prize for hackers doing security research
  4. All About Microsoft: Microsoft to focus on HTML5 and JavaScript for Office 15 extensions
  5. HWiNFO32 and HWiNFO64 both updated to v3.83
  6. Opera Next 12.00 build 1039 (latest development snapshot)
  7. AppleInsider: Apple issues QuickTime 7.7 for Windows, Leopard, and printer driver
    updates and rumor: Apple set to launch 'iTunes Replay' for re-downloading, streaming

  1. Ars Technica: Pre-order Battlefield 3 with Origin, get early beta access
  2. Shacknews reports Origin can cancel idle accounts, terms of service revealed
  3. GigaOM: HBO Go coming to connected TVs, game consoles
  4. TorrentFreak reports game piracy linked to critic's review scores
  5. Shacknews reports Call of Duty: Black Ops getting 'Rezurrection' DLC
    and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 coming to Wii and
    Need for Speed: The Run Limited Edition announced
    and StarCraft 2 demo replaced by 'Starter Edition' and
    Minecraft conference MineCon dated for November
  6. Team Fortress 2 update released on Steam
  7. Kotaku: Confessions of a beta testing addict
  8. Ars Technica: PC-exclusive Hard Reset wraps classical play in a beautiful shell
Systems and storage

  1. Thunder in the Air: Ars reviews the mid-2011 MacBook Air
  2. Hardware Secrets on Acer Aspire TimelineX AS3830T-6417 laptop
  3. Björn3D shows how to build a quiet ultimate gaming PC
  4. Hardware Canucks review AMD A6-3650 Llano APU
  5. TWL reviews ASRock Fatal1ty Z68 Gen 3 motherboard
  6. Hi Tech Legion reviews Asus F1A75-M Pro
  7. PureOC reviews Gigabyte GA-A75M-UD2H
  8. OCC and TweakTown review 240GB Kingston HyperX SSD
  9., HotHardware, Neoseeker, and OCC review 120GB Patriot Pyro SSD
  10. VR-Zone reviews Strontium's 115GB Gamma & 120GB Matrix SSDs

  1. PCPer's MSI N580GTX Lightning Xtreme Edition review
  2. Fudzilla's Point of View / TGT GTX 580 3GB Ultra Charged review
  3. Kitguru and TweakTown review Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2GB Toxic
  4. Björn3D reviews Compro IP70 network camera
  5. Tbreak reviews Hercules XPS Diamond 2.0 USB speakers
  6. TechReaction reviews Genius SP-i400 mini magnetic speaker
  7. Legit Reviews on SteelSeries Spectrum 7xb wireless gaming headset
Power, cases, and cooling

  1. Hardware Heaven reviews 1350W Enermax MaxRevo PSU
  2. Guru3D's Corsair Carbide 400R case review
  3. Techgage reviews Fractal Design Define R3 case
  4. ProClockers review SilverStone Fortress FT03 mATX case
  5. Madshrimps review Lamptron FC8 fan controller
  6. Hi Tech Legion reviews Zalman CNPS 11X Extreme CPU cooler
  7. VR-Zone's Thermaltake Frio CPU cooler review
  8. TweakTown reviews Zalman VF3000F Dual Turbine VGA cooler
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