Author: Raja Rajan

Quick Review: ASUS EAH6950 Direct CU II Graphics Card

Quick Review: ASUS EAH6950 Direct CU II Graphics Card

For: Very good cooling, Silent, DisplayPortAgainst: Bulky design, No HDMIAsus is know to launch some good custom cooled graphics card and Asus Direct CU graphics card is the latest offspring of Asus Radeon lineup. This GPU is based on the Radeon HD 6950 with a mammoth custom heat sink.

Two New Sony VAIO Laptops On The Way. A Hybrid PC Laptop And Chrome OS Laptop

Two New Sony VAIO Laptops On The Way. A Hybrid PC Laptop And Chrome OS Laptop

It seems like Google Chrome OS is not going down after all. Sony Insider has reported that Sony has preparing two major VAIO models, a Hybrid PC and another with Chrome OS.

Sony: every NGP Game will be available to download

Sony: every NGP Game will be available to download

Andrew House, the man in charge of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, has delivered a latest titbit in an interview with MCV; he states that every game on the PlayStation will be available to buy as a download. He also expresses Sonys desire to have simultaneous distribution in both digital and physical channels, but that sounds a lot less concrete than his promise that every game will be downloadable. Digital-only games also figure prominently in Andrews vision of NGPs future, as he expects them to diversify choice for consumers along with the big time titles like Uncharted.

Google patches Flash vulnerability in Chrome, leaves other browsers hanging

Google patches Flash vulnerability in Chrome, leaves other browsers hanging

Remember what we told about the Flash vulnerability, the massive security threat that Adobe identified in its Flash Player, Acrobat Reader Software? Well, shockingly enough, it hasnt yet taken the internet and ground productivity to a halt, but Google is been proactive and patched the flaw by itself. The fix is applied to its own browser Google Chrome. Firefox and Internet Explorer will have to wait for Adobes fix which is expected any minute now. It is still good to know someone is looking out for the security of our data, even if it is someone already has the access to most of it anyway.

Game Developers want DirectX to go away: AMD man

Game Developers want DirectX to go away: AMD man

Microsofts direct X has been a main stay of mainstream PC gaming since the inception. Its existence hasnt been without its tension. The notable graphics guru John Carmack of id software ignoring it in a favour of Open GL until last week finally he acknowledged the Direct3D has out grown its cross-platform alternative and was now the preferable API for PC game development. But plenty of game developers, Richard Huddy, Head of AMDs developers relation team dont want any API at all. The modern graphics cards can pretty much stomp any console hardware into the dirt in a straight fight and yet fail to show the full extent of their superiority in actual game visuals. He had prefer to see the developers given direct low-level access to the hardware, so they can improve their talents and really push things forward. The beauty of Direct X is that its a standard that every Windows games designer can code to, leading to predictable and more compatible results.

AMD Readies New Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Processor

AMD Readies New Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Processor

AMD has not given up hope in the Phenom II series quad-core processors and is planning to release another high-end Black Edition processor in the Phenom II series. The new Phenom II X4 980 will be clocket at 3.70 GHz and will be based on the Deneb core with a Thermal Envelope of 125W.

Review: Dell Inspiron 15R

Review: Dell Inspiron 15R

For:Great design and build,Good speakers,Nice and easy to use layout,Decent performance,Excellent battery lifeAgainst:Slightly pricey, No discrete GPU Dell is known for making good performance laptops that suit different budgets. The Dell Inspiron 15R is such a laptop that fall under mid-range category. The Dell Inspiron 15R sports a new look by dumping the old plastic look and feel for new sleazy brushed faux-metal finish on the lid. The black matte keyboard and touch-pad are recessed which allows for flat and clean look. The entire keyboard is closer to the screen allowing more room to place your palm.

Guesswork

Guesswork

Most of the competitive exams are multiple choice questions where you will be provided with 4 options. You need to select the correct answer. CAT, GMAT, GRE, IT companys questions (Infosys, Wipro, TCS, etc) & most of the entrance tests has the same pattern. Probably, if you dont have the answers, you would be looking for coin for tossing (option A or B). or looking for a dice in rubber or Inky Pinky Ponkey starts.Here are few tips before you start old strategy. Below guess work will help you but doesnt guarantee for the correct answer.

Farmville got English Countryside Level

Farmville got English Countryside Level

Farmville just now got the English Countryside level is a brand new addition. Players who have reached the level 20 can kick in for English Countryside level.Farmville English Countryside, which ahs a British slant to it. The regular version of the game will be starting from tomorrow. This game got a country specific content, open to every player irrespective of their nationality.

Crysis 2 PS3 Demo Out, Fails to Excite

Crysis 2 PS3 Demo Out, Fails to Excite

The PS3 fanboys have been braving taunts from their PC and XBOX 360 counterparts for a long, but it is finally addressed now with release of PS3 demo. After the release of demo, it was riddled with frame rate, issues, jaggies, poor shadows and relatively lacks in visuals, it seems to be gotten worse. Reacting to IGN’s criticism, on unoptimized Crysis 2 PS3 demo, Crytek Executive Producer Nathan Camarilio spoke to PSN blog that he didn’t see any difference at all between PS3 and XBOX 360 versions.

IE9 Got 2.35 Million Downloads In First 24 Hours

IE9 Got 2.35 Million Downloads In First 24 Hours

Microsoft’s latest update of Internet Explorer 9 hits 2.35 million downloads in the first 24 hours, it’s not a big milestone on browser downloads in first 24. But, Microsoft is keen to make it a big hit. A post in the Internet Explorer’s official blog make use of the word ‘wow’ to explain the download numbers of IE9 in a day. But, with 8 million downloads Firefox3 got a Guinness World Record for the most software downloads in a day on 2008. Given Firefox for both Mac and PC, but it still beat Microsoft Windows’ new browser 3 time over. Anyways we like IE9, but we still think lot of modesty goes a long way.