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Report: Don't hold your breath for Intel chipsets with USB 3.0 in 2011
— 4:47 PM on July 7, 2010

Last October, we learned via an unofficial report that Intel wouldn't add native USB 3.0 support to its chipsets until 2011. According to the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

Pixel Qi display works outdoors, is available for netbooks
— 10:44 AM on July 1, 2010

By far the biggest problem I have with the current crop of laptops and ultraportable notebooks is that their screens become all but useless when...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

Could Intel's next chipsets drop PCI support?
— 9:51 AM on June 25, 2010

Intel has had no qualms about producing chipsets without ATA/100 support for the past four years or so, forcing motherboard makers to rely on third-party...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

Sharp's 60-inch LCD features ultra-thin bezels
— 11:55 AM on June 7, 2010

If you read my opus on Eyefinity, you'll know that I think display bezels are a huge, annoying drawback for multi-monitor gaming, especially with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

Report: USB 3.0 not coming to Intel chipsets until 2012
— 11:53 AM on June 4, 2010

TechEye has received word from Gigabyte that Intel's "USB 3.0 chipset" has been delayed until 2012. This presumably refers to core-logic chipsets with...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

Deal of the week: Two sub-$300 IPS displays
— 5:18 PM on May 21, 2010

We've written several times about the ongoing comeback of IPS panel technology. In a nutshell, IPS tends to offer visibly superior image quality to other...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

Poll: How many displays are hooked up to your main PC?
— 4:53 PM on May 18, 2010

In the wake of our detailed look at AMD's Eyefinity multi-display technology, we're wondering just how many of our readers use more than one...

Poll Question: • How many displays are hooked up to your main PC?

Type: News story Tags: Displays

AMD chipsets said to be in short supply
— 10:54 AM on May 18, 2010

Last year's 40-nm graphics processor shortage is still having repercussions. DigiTimes reports that supply of AMD's 55-nm chipsets is now running tight as a...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

Latest Dell IPS displays cost $279, $299
— 5:04 PM on May 13, 2010

After the deluge of low-quality TN displays that has flooded the these past five years or so, IPS panel technology is clearly making a comeback....

Type: News story Tags: Displays

Deal of the week: A 23'' IPS monitor for $310 and a cheap mechanical keyboard
— 5:10 PM on April 16, 2010

Of the few types of LCD panels dominating the industry right now, IPS happens to be the highest-quality one. As you'd expect, though, good IPS...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices

Report: 6-series Intel chipsets coming in early 2011
— 9:59 AM on April 9, 2010

You know the saying: where there's smoke, there's fire. DigiTimes claims to have learned of Intel's schedule for upcoming 6-series chipsets. This schedule likely...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

New 24-inch Dell LCD has frugal power consumption, TN panel
— 5:09 PM on March 15, 2010

Dell's LCD monitors have become pretty popular, in no small part because they're often deeply discounted in online sales. And now there's a new...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

JooJoo tablet has silly name, Ion graphics
— 6:00 AM on March 12, 2010

Engadget has been scouring filings with the FCC again, and the site has come across evidence that Fusion Garage's upcoming JooJoo tablet features...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Personal tech

Six-display Eyefinity rig lands in Damage Labs
— 10:52 AM on March 4, 2010

As we mentioned in our Radeon HD 5830 review, the six-monitor-capable Eyefinity6 edition of the Radeon HD 5870 is coming soon.  We, dear reader,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

Report: AMD readies 890GX launch for next month
— 8:59 AM on February 24, 2010

We can still look forward to AMD 890GX motherboards in May, according to the latest report by DigiTimes. The story says AMD will officially...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

27-inch, 2560x1440 Dell display goes up for sale
— 2:52 PM on February 10, 2010

Although TN panels have invaded the lower tiers of the display market these past...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

vPro spreads to Core i3, i5, i7 processors
— 5:03 PM on February 4, 2010

Good news, IT admins. Intel has announced a new vPro platform, this time bringing its suite of management and monitoring technologies to systems based...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

DisplayPort 1.2 spec doubles bandwidth, adds features
— 6:00 AM on January 20, 2010

Ever hoped to hook up four monitors to a single, tiny display output? As soon as devices start supporting the Video Electronics Standards Association's new...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays