Friday Shortbread

— 12:06 AM on August 5, 2011

Eight is Enough

  1. Mashable reports stock market tanks: Winners & losers in tech
  2. Damage Report: A look at the sell-off's effect on big cap tech
  3. Ars Technica: Lion install borked? Apple giving free Lion USB sticks to some
    and AT&T to revoke unlimited data plans from jailbreaking iPhone tetherers
  4. X-bit labs: AMD readies Opteron "Dublin" and
    processors for launch in 2013 - slide
  5. Fudzilla reports AMD to have Llano triple-core after all
  6. VR-Zone reports Gigabyte's G1.Sniper2 features PCI Express gen 3 support
  7. ZDNet on Windows Phone 7.5 'Mango' killer feature - voice-to-text
  8. QuakeCon 2011 - Carmack: This is the "year of Rage" - VG24/7


  1. DigiTimes: Taiwan PC supply chain players facing bankruptcy crisis in China
  2. Expreview reports Samsung purchases memory maker Grandis
  3. Wired: Spotify, Spokeo, AOL & others sued over web tracking
  4. Ars Technica: P2P lawyers get their comeuppance in the form of fines, suspension
    and serious security holes found in Siemens control systems targeted by Stuxnet
  5. Techdirt: Confirmation that record labels wanted ISPs
    to spy on users and report infringement to RIAA
  6. All About Microsoft: Former Windows Server director
    now with the U.S. Chief of Information Technology
  7. Forbes: Researcher announces N00ter, a tool for catching net neutrality cheats
  8. B&C: Netflix passes 1 million sub mark in Canada
  9. GQ has the 15 worst-dressed men of Silicon Valley
Hardware news

  1. DigiTimes reports Asus reducing Eee PC orders and AMD
    Llano processor shipments reach 1.3 - 1.5 million units in July
  2. TC Magazine reports hp quietly releases the '635' AMD-powered laptop
  3. DigiTimes: Memoright talks about application-specific SSD
  4. VR-Zone reports interesting mSATA adapter launches in Japan
  5. Expreview reports Smart Modular develops Optimus SAS 6.0 Gbps SSDs
  6. VR-Zone reports Sapphire releases world's fastest HD 6950
  7. ATi-Forum: HD 6990 soon available again after bottleneck (in German)
  8. Dealzon's deals: $130 coupon for 15.6” Lenovo V570 i5-2410M / 6GB RAM,
    $136 coupon for 15.6” Lenovo Z575 AMD A6-3400M, $172 coupon for 12.5”
    Lenovo ThinkPad X220i tablet, and $159 coupon for Lenovo IdeaCentre K330 PC

  1. Clearwire announces intent to add LTE to its network to accelerate wholesale business
  2. Ars Technica cites study: Android is least-open of open source mobile platforms
  3. Fudzilla reports OMAP 5 can address 8GB of memory
    and TI promises all day battery for tablets in 2013
  4. VR-Zone reports next-generation Apple iPhone is said to be 4G-capable
    and HTC to unlock bootloaders with a trade-off
  5. SemiAccurate's look at Tegra 3, 3.3, and 4
  6. HotHardware's Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone review
  7. VR-Zone reports Skype 2.1 for Android gives video call for more Android devices
  8. wpcentral reports Skype definitely bringing video calling
    to Windows Phone - sooner rather than later
  9. AppleInsider: Apple begins approving iPhone apps with iOS 5 compatibility

  1. Ars Technica: VMsoftware softens on VSphere 5 pricing, but downsides remain
  2. GigaOM: Skype goes VP8, embraces open video codec
  3. Hardware Canucks review Cyberlink YouCam 5 webcam software
  4. System Explorer 3.0.5
  5. Spybot S&D 2.0.5 beta 3

  1. EA: Inactive Origin accounts won't be deleted - Shacknews
  2. Reg Hardware: No PS4 or Xbox 720 before 2014
  3. X-bit labs: Sony denies plans to release PS Vita in Europe, U.S. this year
  4. Sony: 3D costs as low as 'half a percent' of overhead - Shacknews
  5. Shacknews: Activision reveals sales figures for Black Ops & Modern Warfare 2
    and Resistance 3 goes gold, getting day-one patch
    and Rambo game coming next year
  6. Fudzilla reports next WoW add-on may already have a name
  7. Rage official trailer - Uprising
  8. Red Faction: Armageddon - Path to War DLC trailer
  9. Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - multiplayer trailer
  10. Deus Ex: Human Revolution 'Classified Information' trailer
  11. TechFlash reports Bungie documentary celebrates 20 years of video games
  12. Ars Technica on Dead Cyborg: Pay-what-you-want
    adventure game with control problems
  13. FiringSquad's E.Y.E.: Divine Cybermancy review
  14. QuakeCon 2011 Steam sale—four days of special deals

  1. HardwareLook's MSI GT680 review
  2. TWL reviews AMD A6-3650 APU
  3. [H]ard|OCP's Asus Rampage II Black Edition motherboard review
  4. Futurelooks reviews Asus P8P67
  5. X-bit labs review Gigabyte G1.Sniper and GA-X58-OC
  6. Neoseeker's Asus E35M1-I Deluxe review
  7. Hardware Secrets on Biostar TA75A+ motherboard
  8. Tbreak compares Asus F1A75-V Pro vs. ECS A75F-A vs. Gigabyte A75-D3H
  9. PureOC reviews 8GB G.Skill Ripjaws X DDR3-1866 memory kit

  1. ReviewStash on 1TB WD Elements SE USB 2.0 HDD
  2. Hi Tech Legion reviews 12GB Kingston HyperX T1 DDR3-1600 CL9 memory kit
  3. PureOC reviews 240GB OCZ Agility 3 SSD
  4. The SSD Review on 240GB SanDisk Ultra SATA II SSD
  5. Hardware Canucks, Hi Tech Legion, Legit Reviews, The SSD Review,
    and TweakTown review 120GB Patriot Pyro SSD
  6. ocaholic's 120GB Kingston HyperX SSD review
Multimedia, power, and cases

  1. Alice Madness Returns: PhysX and 3D Vision tested on all
    Nvidia GeForce GTX 500 series video cards @ Hi Tech Legion
  2. Hardware Secrets on Fujifilm Finepix T190 / T200 camera
  3. SuperSite for Windows on Microsoft's Touch mouse
  4. Overclockers Online reviews 1300W Sentey Golden Steel Power PSU
  5. techPowerUp! reviews 1200W Thermaltake Toughpower Grand PSU
  6. TweakTown reviews 1000W Kingwin Lazer Gold LZG-1000 PSU
  7. PCPer reviews Antec High Current Gamer HCG-750 PSU
  8. TR alum Dustin Sklavos reviews SilverStone Temjim TJ08-E case
  9. Benchmark Reviews on BitFenix Shinobi case
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