Hard drives are among the most power hungry components in your PC. We have see several new ideas to cut power consumption of the devices with new technologies such as hybrid hard drives, but Western Digital claims that it has found a way to make its upcoming 1 TB hard drive use 40% less power than competing products.
Intel’s not-so-secret price cut has been officially announced.
Brisk sales of Apple’s iPhone and iPod are fueling a worldwide shortage in flash memory chips according to a new report issued by DRAMeXchange.
Sunnyvale (CA) – OCZ Technology has introduced one of the fastest DDR3 memory modules on the market. It’s new PC3-14400 Platinum edition runs at 1800 MHz and promises to have “ample overclocking capability”, according to OCZ.
Millis (MA) - Kanguru announced today that it has released its new line of Eco Drive external hard drives, calling them the most environmentally friendly option available.The Eco Drive has a tiered system of power reduction. After three seconds of inactivity, it goes into "idle mode", which takes the operating level down to 80%. After three minutes, it automatically moves into "standby mode", in which the drive only operates at around 10% - 20% of normal consumption.
Some technical specifications about Intel’s upcoming 45 nm Xeon DP processor generation have reached the web. According to a partial slide posted by VR-Zone, the new quad-core CPU will be available with up to 3.16 GHz.
Mclean (VA) - A recently filed Apple patent describes a new kind of touchpad that lights up to in response to normal activity.
In the patent, Apple says it might be "desirable to provide visual stimuli at the touch pad so that a user can better operate the touch pad." For example, the patent talks about the touchpad illuminating when it is touched, and light paths could follow the movement of touch.
Dell has temporarily removed the 3.73 GHz version of its Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6800-based XPS 720 H2C due to a lack of processors that lack enough overclocking potential.