Monday Shortbread

— 12:00 AM on April 30, 2012

Eight is Enough

  1. CPU World: AMD cuts prices on A-series APUs and FX CPUs
  2. X-bit labs: Intel platform remains unchallenged
  3. OCW: Retail Core i7-3770K goes on sale but it is rated TDP 95W instead of 77W
  4. Engadget: Asus Zenbook Primes with 1080 IPS panels and
    (probably) Ivy Bridge are real, coming to Taiwan in June
  5. PCPer: Nvidia plans cloud-based service for automatically configuring PC games
  6. Björn3D, [H]ard|OCP, and HotHardware on Nvidia's GeForce GTX 690
  7. Reference GeForce GTX 670 pictured
  8. Ars Technica: Amazon's Kindle Fire now the #1 Android tablet


  1. Reuters: U.S. ban sought on cell phone use while driving
  2. Ars Technica: Google releases full details of FCC
    investigation into Street View Wi-Fi snooping
  3. Origin PC EON11-S specs
  4. Raspberry Pi gets an electronics prototyping plate kit
  5. NCIX introduces all new Ivy Bridge processors—shipping now
  6. Dealzon's deals: $50 coupon for 17.3” hp dv7t Ivy Bridge i7-3610QM,
    $500 coupon for 14” Lenovo Y480 Ivy Bridge i7-3610QM / 32GB SSD,
    $50 coupon for 15.6” hp dv6t Ivy Bridge i7-3610QM, and $30 coupon
    for 14” hp Envy 14 Spectre ultrabook

  1. SlashGear: U.S. Galaxy S III may not feature quad-core chip
  2. Netbooknews: Sony Tablet S and Acer Iconia Tab A100 get ICS updates
  3. TechSpot reviews 7.7" Samsung Galaxy Tab 16GB
  4. Droid Life: Is the end near for Android? [opinion]
Software and gaming

  1. Ars Technica: Firefox 13 beta turns on the SPDY, tabs on demand
  2. Computerworld: Mozilla to kill Firefox 3.6 by auto-upgrading old browser
  3. StarCraft II Heart of the Swarm
    playable at MLG Spring Championship
  4. TweakTown's UEFA Euro 2012 review (PS3)

  1. Tech ARP's BIOS option of the week - Digital Locked Loop (DLL)
  2. Hardware.Info's Synology DS212j, DS212 & RS212 review
  3. Metku reviews Zowie AM mouse and mouse pads
  4. VR-Zone's Prolimatech Megahalems rev. C CPU cooler review
  5. Hi Tech Legion reviews Cooler Master TPC 812 CPU cooler
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