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  1. Download Crysis 2 Multiplayer PC Demo

    02.03.2011

    Crysis 2 has just received its multiplayer demo on the PC platform, after previously being exclusive on the Xbox 360 console. Crytek is getting ready to launch Crysis 2 at the end of the month, but, in order to hype it up, it's been rolling out ...

  2. AMD Bulldozer Said to Be Compatible with AM3 Motherboards

    02.03.2011

    Things seems to take an interesting turn in the Bulldozer story as it appears that, contrary to what we previously knew, AMD's upcoming high-performance desktop chips will be compatible with older AM3 motherboards via a simple BIOS update. The ...

  3. Early 2011 MacBook Pros Are Poorly Assembled, Teardown Reveals

    02.03.2011

    According to a team of technicians making a living out of tearing down and repairing electronics, Apple’s newest MacBook Pro computers are poorly assembled. Such observations have escaped iFixit teardowns of Apple products in the past, but ...

  4. Intel Atom N570 Dual-Core Processor Makes Official Debut

    02.03.2011

    Already spotted in some of the netbooks currently on display at CeBIT 2011, Intel's new N570 dual-core Atom CPU has also made its somewhat official debut, getting a dedicated page on the company's site as well as an entry on the company's official ...

  5. Panther Point chipset supports HDMI 1.4

    26.02.2011

    Intel definitely wants to roll out a new chipset after the Sandy Bridge P67 and H67 debacle but it will take them until end of the year before it happens. Codename for Ivy Bridge 22nm CPU chipset is Panther Point. The new chipset is going to end ...

  6. MSI plans B3 stickers for affected boards

    26.02.2011

    MSI officially plans to put B3 stickers all over its P67 and H67 Sandy Bridge boards. The company wants to make sure that consumers will know when they buy a board with a fixed, B3 chipset. Sales of P67 and H67 have been halted ever since Intel ...

  7. Nvidia GTX 590 slated for mid March

    26.02.2011

    DonanimHaber is reporting that Nvidia will introduce its dual-GPU card at the PAX East 2011 event, which kicks off March 11. The new card, designated GTX 590, packs two GF110 cores on a single PCB, but we still don’t know the details. It ...

  8. 2011 MacBook Pros Arrive with Thunderbolt, New Core CPUs & Graphics

    26.02.2011

    Apple has finally confirmed rumors of an upgraded MacBook Pro family by introducing new versions featuring next-generation processors and graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime HD camera, replacing the old ...

  9. AMD Has Nvidia Optimus Killer, Dubbed Power Express

    26.02.2011

    Apart from its aggressive pricing policy, one of the main reasons why we see so many notebook models ship with Nvidia discrete GPUs has to do with the company's Optimus switchable graphics technology, but all this may soon change as AMD has ...

  10. Intel officially announces Thunderbolt, formerly known as Light Peak

    25.02.2011

    Intel has unveiled their latest hardware addition to computers, dubbed Thunderbolt. Some of you may know it as "Light Peak", which can transfer data between two computers at blazing fast speeds. Thunderbolt can handle up to 10Gbps dual-channel, ...

  11. Microsoft announce Gears of War 3 beta and New WP 7 games/updates

    25.02.2011

    Microsoft has announced a number of new Xbox 360 and Windows Phone 7 titles that are on the way throughout spring and into 2011. In the press released emailed to Neowin today, Microsoft also announced that the Gears of War 3 public multiplayer ...

  12. Nvidia GTX 550 Ti PCB Spotted

    25.02.2011

    Expected to be released on March 15, Nvidia's upcoming mid-range graphics card, the GeForce GTX 550 Ti, has been the target of many rumors and suppositions until now, and recently a website has uncovered what seems to be the very first picture of ...

  13. Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 hits Windows Update

    23.02.2011

    Just four hours ago, Neowin reported that Microsoft had released the download links for Windows 7 SP1 on their website. The time it would take for them to push it to Windows update was unknown but now we know – four hours. The service pack ...

  14. Fixed Intel Chipsets Shipping, New Notebooks Set for March

    22.02.2011

    It would appear that the now infamous problem plaguing Intel's new chipsets has finally been surpassed, more or less, as a recent report claims that the chip giant has begun to supply its partners with fixed B3 stepping core-logic sets. As many ...

  15. Analyst: 319,000 Wiis, 267,000 PlayStation 3 Consoles Sold in January

    22.02.2011

    The NPD Group has released the hardware and video game sales chart for the month of January for the United States market, but the company no longer offers actual sales numbers for hardware, so analyst Michael Pachter stepped into the breach in order ...

  16. Android 3.0 Honeycomb ported to Google's own Nexus One

    22.02.2011

    We're all giddy as school girls about Android's first official tablet release, 3.0 Honeycomb, but we're sure not so giddy about having to spend yet more money on more hardware. If only there was a way we could play with all the new hotness right ...

  17. Angry Birds to take flight on Windows Phone 7 and in 3D

    22.02.2011

    It looks like Rovio’s Angry Birds series of games is finally going to take flight on Windows Phone 7 handsets, along with a special 3D version of the game designed especially for the Nintendo 3DS and LG Optimus 3D devices. During an ...

  18. MWC 2011: Opera for iPad Preview - Softpedia Exclusive

    17.02.2011

    Recently confirmed by Opera in an official news release, the Opera web browser will soon be available as a native iPad application, and Softpedia has already had a go at it. We have some information straight from Opera Software to dish out, as well ...

  19. MWC 2011: Samsung Wave II Hands-On

    17.02.2011

    In addition to new devices running under Google's Android operating system, such as the Galaxy S II or the Tab 10.1, South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics came to the Mobile World Congress with other handsets too, such as the Samsung ...

  20. MWC 2011: Motorola ATRIX Hands-On

    17.02.2011

    Motorola ATRIX, the most powerful smartphone announced until now with Android on board, was present on the floor at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, and Softpedia's editors had the chance to play around with it for a few ...

  21. Internet Explorer 9 RC hits 2 million downloads

    17.02.2011

    Since its debut only a few days ago, Internet Explorer 9 RC has surpassed the two million download milestone. The Windows Team Blog announced today, with excitement, on the success of their HTML5-compliant browser. The downloads only accounted for ...

  22. Dell is working on a Windows 8 tablet for Q1 2012

    17.02.2011

    Dell has had quite a leak occur today that is showing off a few of their upcoming mobile products. While several new phones and tablets were shown off, the biggest piece of bait is that they are working on a Windows 8 tablet called Peju. While ...

  23. Rumor: Dell might buy AMD

    16.02.2011

    AMD shares were up 5% yesterday based on a rumor that the company could be up for sale, according to ZDnet. The possibility that AMD would be available for purchase, and that Dell may be the company to make the acquisition, was started by ...

  24. Microsoft is not paying Nokia billions to support Windows Phone 7

    16.02.2011

    During the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, the biggest cellular phone event in the world, Nokia and Microsoft announced a new partnership that would bring the Windows Phone 7 operating system to Nokia devices. After the announcement, there ...

  25. Nvidia Kal-El: Quad-core coming to a mobile near you

    16.02.2011

    If there are to be two words to describe this year's Mobile World Congress, for many, those words will be Kal-El. For those of you well-versed in the worlds and mythology of DC Comics, Kal-El will ring a few bells, as Clark Kent's Kryptonian ...

  26. LG Optimus 3D Goes Official, Full Specs Included

    15.02.2011

    At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, South Korean mobile phone maker LG Electronics made official its first smartphone to include 3D capabilities, the LG Optimus 3D, which is also the first handset in the world to provide a full 3D ...

  27. IE 9, Twitter integration, SkyDrive confirmed for WP7

    15.02.2011

    Mobile World Congress is well on its way in Barcelona where Microsoft announced the features of Windows Phone 7's update and their vision for it in 2011. A press release from Microsoft has confirmed exactly what the update will bring. In a ...

  28. Quad-core Snapdragon to debut in devices later next year

    15.02.2011

    Qualcomm has released a press statement announcing the quad-core Snapdragon. Their new chipset, named "AP8064", which is based on Qualcomm's Krait 28nm code, can pump out an unprecedented 2.5GHz for each core, and is specially designed for ...

  29. Bing shows more monthly gains

    15.02.2011

    Microsoft’s Bing search engine has once again seen its user percentages rise over the past month. Bing became the only search engine to see any major gains over the last month, with 13.1 percent of the market, which was up by around 1.1 ...

  30. Crysis 2 leaks to the web

    14.02.2011

    A few years back Crysis changed the landscape of the PC gaming market. Primarily because it came with, at that time, incredible graphics and demanding hardware requirements. That game is due for a sequel, Crysis 2, which is expected out in a few ...