Computex 2010

Gigabyte M8000X Gaming Mouse Debuts for Professionals

Gigabyte M8000X Gaming Mouse Debuts for Professionals

Yes, there are people out there that play video games for fun, and still there are others that play for money. Lots of money, actually. It's a pretty lucrative business decision, if you've got the chops to cut it against the cut-throat adversaries out there. Luckily enough, there are companies like Gigabyte out there who care enough to produce peripherals for the gaming elite, and that's why the Gigabyte M8000X is so special: it's got features to make any professional gamer out there a happy camper.

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Moorestown devices in 6-12 months, pricing “competitive” claim Intel

Moorestown devices in 6-12 months, pricing “competitive” claim Intel

Intel have finally attached a timescale to their Moorestown based tablets and smartphones, suggesting that we'll need to wait six to twelve months before picking up one of the Atom Z6xx devices.  The processors bundle together 1.5GHz through to 1.9GHz CPU cores with HD-capable graphics, and according to Intel we can expect 8-10 hours of battery life in the average tablet.

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Google Chrome OS confirmed for late-fall 2010

Google Chrome OS confirmed for late-fall 2010

Google has announced that it expects the first Chrome OS netbooks to launch in late fall, with Sundar Pichai - head of the Chrome project - using Computex 2010 to narrow down the previous "second half of 2010" window.  As the search giant has hinted at previously, they plan on being careful in how Chrome OS is delivered; "We will be selective on how we come to market because we want to deliver a great user experience," Pinchai said, "we're thinking on both the hardware and software levels."

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Delta e-Magazine color ereader due December 2010

Delta e-Magazine color ereader due December 2010

Delta Electronics have been showing a color e-reader at Computex this week, and the big news is that it's expected to reach the market in December 2010.  The Delta e-Magazine weighs just half of Apple's iPad, but has a 13-inch display capable of showing colors, albeit relatively muted.  The device is based on Bridgestone's e-paper technology, with Delta apparently working with the company to commercialise the technology.

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Viliv X10 tablet takes on iPad with 1080p, HDMI & more

Viliv X10 tablet takes on iPad with 1080p, HDMI & more

We've a soft spot for Viliv, since the Korean company have actually managed to get more than one MID and/or tablet device onto the market rather than just push out renders, and so the company's new Viliv X10 slate is all the more interesting.  LaptopMag grabbed some hands-on time with the 10-inch 1366 x 768 16:9 capacitive touchscreen tablet, complete with an unspecified ARM-based processor that's 1080p HD capable.  Connectivity puts the iPad in the shade, too, with HDMI, an SD card reader, USB and WiFi, and Viliv reckon there'll be options for 3G and WiMAX too.

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