Intel’s Performance Tuning Protection Plan is Peace of Mind for Overclockers

January 18, 2012

Intel today unveiled a pilot program that provides warranty protection to overclockers in the event they get a little bit overzealous with pushing the pedal to the metal. For a fee, Intel will provide a one-time replacement of certain processors that were damaged by overclocking and/or over-volting. It’s completely optional and in addition…

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LG’s First LTE Tablet Launches–in Korea

January 18, 2012

LG introduced its first LTE-enabled tablet, the Optimus Pad LTE, with an initial launch limited to Korea. (Presumably, the rest of the world will get its hands on the device soon, too.) The Optimus Pad LTE has a dual-core/dual-channel 1.5GHz Qualcomm chip and runs Android 3.2 (Honeycomb). Other features include expandability of up to 32GB…

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Logitech Outs Next-Gen Video Conferencing Tech for Businesses

January 18, 2012

The video chatting and collaboration aspects of unified communications (UC) are a big deal in the enterprise as companies routinely work with far-flung companies and employ remote workers in droves; for that matter, large companies rely on it as employees working in separate buildings or on different floors need to collaborate. Logitech is…

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Update Zooms to Xoom Tablet

January 18, 2012

Yet another Android device is unwrapping Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0). This time it’s rolling out to Motorola Xoom tablet owners, and not just a select few who opted in to the Motorola Feedback Network. Now that Motorola has had a week to see how its tablet handles the upgraded OS, it’s giving the OTA […]

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Have $16,000 to Burn? Canon’s EOS C300 Cinema Camera Goes Up for Pre-order

January 18, 2012

If you’ve always wanted to spend a small fortune on a professional camera designed specifically for digital cinematography, today just happens to be your lucky day. Canon’s new EOS C300 Cinema is available for pre-order for a cool $15,999 with free shipping, so technically this is a sub-$16,000 camera, in case that helps you pitch […]

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Nielsen: Android Still Hot, iPhone Even Hotter (in Q4)

January 18, 2012

Don’t worry Android smartphone fans, now that your platform of choice is on top (in terms of market share), it’s probably going to stay there for awhile. The latest data from market research firm Nielsen bear this out, pegging 46.3 percent of all smartphone owners choosing Android in the fourth quarter of 2011. At the […]

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Alienware Announces New Entry Level X51

January 18, 2012

Think Alienware, and you likely think big—full-sized towers, liquid cooling solutions, and multi-GPU configurations. The company’s latest X51 system, howeer, is aimed at gamers who want a system they can slip into a nook, while still allowing for some upgrades post-purchase. “The Alienware X51 allows us to bring the exciting nature of…

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Genius Introduces Battery Free Wireless Mouse

January 18, 2012

Genius announced a new battery-free wireless mouse that can be recharged in just three minutes. The new DX-ECO BlueEye Mouse will work on nearly any surface including dusted glass and marble. This plug and play mouse also features an ergonomic design and adjustable dpi (800/1600 dpi). The DX-ECO BlueEye Mouse comes with a 2.4GHz USB […]

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Verizon Wireless Offers DROID RAZR For $199.99, Memory Card Not Included

January 18, 2012

If you want to get your hands on the DROID RAZR but aren’t sure you want to spend $300, Verizon Wireless has a new option for you. The wireless carrier is now offering the DROID RAZR, minus the previously included 16GB microSD card, for $100 less than the initial price offering. With this promotion, you’ll […]

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CES 2012 Roll-Up: HotHardware Features From The Show

January 18, 2012

As is always the case, CES 2012 was a complete blur of big product announcements, bleeding-edge technology and a mass of humanity clamoring to see it all. Our coverage of the event and the various product announcements came so fast and furious that, unless you were checking the page every few minutes (not a bad […]

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