Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad T431 Series, Rethinks Traditional Visual Design In 26 Different Aspects

Lenovo today announced its new ThinkPad, with design enhancements inspired by the results of an extensive global research project. The ThinkPad T431s is the thinnest T series ever featuring a sleek, innovative trackpad, enhanced keyboard and refined aesthetics. “We obsess over the pursuit of perfection – as evidenced by more than 20 years of Lenovo ThinkPad design and engineering accolades. However, …

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Overkill Announces Payday 2, Continues The Heist Co-Op Saga

Overkill Software has announced Payday 2, successor to the popular FPS four-player co-op Payday: The Heist. A recent’y released teaser trailer shows the four man team of Hoxton, Wolf, Chains, and Dallas preparing for another heist; the developing team’s motivation for the game via The Dark Knight certainly reveals itself: Payday: The Heist centers around planning and executing missions that …

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Cougar Spike MicroATX MiniTower Case Review – Small Form Factor On A Super Small Budget

When it comes to desktop PCs for gaming, small form factor is steadily gaining traction.  Many gamers haul their rigs around with them, so portability is a definite plus.  MicroATX motherboards have become just as feature-rich as full ATX motherboards.  Low-profile, high performance graphics cards are now available in a multitude of variations.  Small form factor cases themselves are becoming …

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Cougar Introduces Dual-X Line Of LED Fans

Cougar, a Taiwanese/German PC case and power supply maker, is introducing a new line of 120mm and 140mm LED case fans designated as “Dual-X”.  This follows the success of their previous Vortex line of fan products that saw strong U.S. sales of over 200,000 units.  Cougar engineers have developed a design that is the optimal combination of cooling efficiency, silent …

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Western Digital Strategically Co-Invests $51 Million In Skyera Series B Funding

Skyera Incorporated and Western Digital Corporation today announced that Skyera has received strategic funding from Western Digital Capital as part of its recently announced Series B round of financing. Western Digital Capital co-invested in the $51 million round as an extension of the strategic relationship between the two companies that also includes joint technology development. Western Digital had previously funded …

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Giada Demos The Q11 – A Full-Featured Android Based SFF MiniPC

Giada Technology demonstrated its unique ultra-compact desktop PC, the Giada ARM MiniPC Q11 based on an ARM processor shown back during the CES’13 exhibition which was held in the beginning of January 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “It may seem that there is no innovation in the field of autonomic computational systems which really surprises either system integrators or end …

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ASRock Intros Server Motherboards and Dual Sided Hybrid Storage Server – ceBIT Germany 2013 Update

If one has any doubt on the increasing popularity of server builds these days, a quick look at the response to our sister site article, ‘ Building a Home Server – The Complete Guide‘ should ease your mind. Our prediction is that servers will soon be to desktops, what ultrabooks are becoming to laptop systems, a mainstream alternative.  Our meeting …

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