AMD Black Ops - Live on April 30th

Subject: Shows and Expos | April 29, 2010 - 05:31 PM |
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The AMD Phenom II X6 processor has arrived, but what secrets does it hide, what is its true potential?

On April 30th, starting at 12 noon Central Time 8 overclocking teams from around the world are going to find out. Broadcast live at www.AMDBlackOps.com

Source: AMD

Physical graphics and chicken tossing

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 11, 2010 - 12:02 PM |
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Get a stereo view of nVIDIA's new Fermi based GF100 card that was demonstrated at CES 2010.  A system with three of these cards was shown off with the running of a rocket sled.  Mostly a physics demo, but partially a game, the rocket sled demo shows off how physics cards can allow the interaction of an engine as it tears its self to pieces due to extreme G-forces.  Legit Reviews has a close up of the monitor or you can always check out Ryan interviewing the demonstrator

CES 2010: Consumer Electronics Show Wrap-Up

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 11, 2010 - 01:41 AM |
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Ryan and Allyn spent some time discussing the awesome hardware we saw at CES with Leo Leporte from TWiT.tv. Check out more info on our PC Perspective's weekly podcasts that are hosted on TWit.tv at http://pcper.com/podcast.

CES 2010: Pepcom Digital Experience Press Event

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 10, 2010 - 10:38 PM |
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More than 100 companies showcased their latest products and innovations at Pepcom's Digital Experience press event. Hundreds of media members got to preview new products from companies like BlackBerry, Canon, Energizer, Epson, Garmin, Google, HP, Intel, Kodak, Lenovo, Lexmark, LG Electronics, Microsoft, and ViewSonic. We hand picked a few products that were pretty innovative and interesting at the same time. 

Think you might have missed something?

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 10, 2010 - 06:52 PM |
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If you have been following the PC Perspective front page during CES then you have seen a lot.  From the

A Peek at Light Peak @ CES 2010

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 9, 2010 - 06:17 AM |
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We've spent the last few days running all over Vegas gathering up gobs of pics and data to turn around, but earlier today this caught our eye.  We'd seen plenty of press pics of what Light Peak is supposed to look like, such as this one:


GIGABYTE Extends USB 3.0 Leadership at CES 2010

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 5, 2010 - 12:17 PM |
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City of Industry, California, January 4, 2010 - GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions is pleased to announce that they will focus on new USB 3.0 SuperSpeed products at CES this year with compatible 3rd party device demos and the introduction of the GA-H57M-USB3 and GA-H55M-USB3 motherboards.

PC Perspective CES 2010 Starts Today

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 5, 2010 - 09:25 AM |
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While we have been reporting on CES 2010 news for the past few weeks, our coverage officially starts today marked by the departure of the PCPer CES team to Las Vegas.

We have some exciting coverage to bring you this year! We have 5 people on the ground ready to give you all the current happenings at this year's show.

CES 2010 Buzz Machine Hums

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 2, 2010 - 02:56 PM |
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With CES 2010 just a few sleeps away, the buzz surrounding this year's show is reaching a feverish pitch. With a dry week of news behind them, bloggers and reporters alike are lapping up the sweet nectar of pre-show hype.

I think many in the industry are looking to CES as a forecast for the next few years - like Ground Hog Day for the tech industry.

MSI to showcase new systems at CES 2010 next week

Subject: Shows and Expos | December 29, 2009 - 05:51 PM |
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A New Trend Towards Energy-saving PCs – MSI Will be Showcasing its Wind Top AP1920 All-in-One PC and Wind Box DE220 and Wind Box DC500 Mini PCs, which all feature the new Intel AtomTM processor, at CES

The Microsoft and AMD Ready to Launch Tour is coming to a city near you!

Subject: Shows and Expos | October 19, 2009 - 02:37 PM |
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Discover exciting new technologies from Microsoft and AMD for consumers and small to midsize businesses - and see what the buzz is all about! This full-day, energy-filled event will introduce you to new products, tools, and resources offered by both AMD and Microsoft.

Source: Microsoft

AMD VISION Bay Area Meet-Up

Subject: Shows and Expos | September 22, 2009 - 02:24 PM |
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AMD is back in the bay area with another free event; from 5:30-7:30pm on September 23rd, at the St.Regis Hotel in the Vitrine Restaurant.  Of you are in the area, drop by this website for registration details and hang out with Ryan and AMD tomorrow.

Come join AMD Social Media mavens and some of our cooler executives for an informal and entertaining meet-up/tweet-up at the St. Regis Hotel.

Of course, it wouldn't be a fun meetup without complimentary cocktails and appetizers. Come down, hang out, have a beverage and geek out on the next generation of gadgets and technology that AMD has been cooking up.

We will have some signed copies of Chris Brogan and Julien Smith's New York TImes Best Selling book "Trust Agents" as well.

 

Source: AMD

It's not a nuclear wessel, but you should still head to Alameda

Subject: Shows and Expos | September 2, 2009 - 11:41 AM |
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Ryan will be attending the AMD Experience Event on Sept. 10th on the deck of the USS Hornet and would love some company.  If you are anywhere near the San Fransisco Bay area and think that a trip to an aircraft carrier to see unreleased hardware and games as well as hanging out with AMD engineers sounds like a great time then you should head to this thread to find out how to attend for free

Time for a road trip!

Subject: Shows and Expos | August 12, 2009 - 02:58 PM |
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As the more astute of you know, PC Perspective is going to be a part of Quakecon this year.  Judging case mod contests is just a part of it, as is figuring a way to rig the contest so that one of our members can drive home in the new Shelby GT.  There will also be a both with tons of t-shirts and prizes to be won.  Enough prizes that Ryan has had to resort to extreme measures to get them all there. 

QuakeCon 2009 Gets Supercharged with the Ventrilo Ultimate Power Up Sweepstakes

Subject: Shows and Expos | July 22, 2009 - 04:47 PM |
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MESQUITE, TX - July 22, 2009 - Ventrilo, the premier group voice communications program used in tournaments and multiplayer games, is ready to blow the doors off of QuakeCon 2009 with the sponsorship of its second annual "QuakeCon Ultimate Power Up" Sweepstakes. One extremely lucky attendee will rocket away from QuakeCon 2009 in a brand new supercharged 2010 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 Coupe, valued at approximately $52,000.

Source: QuakeCon

Show offs!

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 9, 2009 - 12:14 PM |
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The Tech Report have been posting Computex updates like mad and still are having a hard time keeping up due to the huge volume of information from this years expo.   Lynnfield processors and the P55 boards they will run on were showing next to nVIDIA's Tegra processor and Ion platform.  Various PSU makers were showing off their 80+ lineups, including this very impressive beast.  There were some interesting new tricks with notebooks and the motherboard makers were showing off too

There is a lot more to see there but don't tire your eyes out as Ryan has a newly minted article on his travels at Computex as well.

"We have even more Computex news and photo galleries from the latter part of the show. Join us for the latest official and unofficial news about Intel's next quad-core processors, Tegra and Ion systems from Nvidia, ultra- efficient power supplies from Seasonic and Enermax, next-gen netbook touchpads, AMD processor core unlocking from Gigabyte, and much more."

Here are some more Shows and Expos articles from around the web:

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E3 for the PC

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 8, 2009 - 12:14 PM |
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The four PC gaming stars of E3 in Futurelooks opinon are a pair of sequels and a pair of new games.  The sequels are to Modern Warfare and Bioshock, both games were very well received by fans of their respective genres, Bioshock more for the story and interesting use of Plasmids, CoD: Modern Warfare for its more realistic take on combat.  The two new games are very different, one covers the exploits of a famous Navy SEAL; the other is a designed as a multipl

Source: futurelooks

The main theme was what Microsoft no longer calls a netbook

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 5, 2009 - 12:29 PM |
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DigiTimes saw a lot of vendors as they toured Computex this year, but the main thing they noticed was the focus on portability.  Most of the first part of their look at this trade show is taken up
by mobility products along with some interesting entertainment devices from MSI.  The second part features the huge V10 cooler from CoolerMaster and even more mobility products.  The digital picture frame with built in scanner is

Source: Digitimes

Taipei is your tech target

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 4, 2009 - 12:29 PM |
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Ryan isn't the only one running back and forth between Nangang and the Taipei 101 tower, though he did post two new videos for you to check out.

Titillating Tessellation

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 3, 2009 - 12:16 PM |
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At first glance, more news about tessellation in games raises very little interest; we have been hearing that it is just around the corner for almost a decade now.  A second look reveals that not only are they right this time, but AMD has the fully DX11 compliant 40nm silicon to prove it.  Sure the current generation of GPUs from AMD can do tessellation in benchmarks, but no games support the technology.  With DX11 we will finally see the arrival of tessellation as well as some other interesting improvements.  You can find pict