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Tech and Porn once again proved that they are much appropriate with each other, as the first Porn VR Room opens up at Tokyo, Japan. It’s no joke friends, with the company behind it offering a free demo experience when it launched. They are even targeting to compete with hotels – viewing them as rivals. Seriously, man. The aptly named company behind it – Soft On Demand, charges 550 Yen for 60 minutes of service, and if that is not enough for your carnal requirements, you can rent the room for a whole day at 3, 150 Yen. That’s 240 Pesos and 1,...Read More
As a passionate tech blogger, a product reviewer, and a PC enthusiast, I cannot simply deny the importance of a good camera. In fact, I value cameras so much; they are probably the next best thing to coffee since I cannot blog without both. Its core purpose is so simple, yet it holds a very significant value to any bloggers out there: Enough to make, or even break articles. It helps me to tell my story, enables me to deliver my product reviews in great detail, and it pretty much defined what Tech Porn really is. We, like any other blog sites out there, started from humble beginnings. I once touted a very simple camera, given by my parents as a gift about a year ago. Canon A2200 is the name, and it is quite astonishing to think that a simple point and shoot camera with such a small image sensor actually paved the way for your dear editor to jump start tech blogging. Yes, we started from this. Actually reminds me of the days when everyone was holding an SLR at an event, while I’m boastfully holding the A2200 with a translucent piece of card taped to its flash to mimic a diffuser. Gawd knows how funny it looked back in the days. There are some instances when some random guy pushed my bearings, asking me annoyingly why...Read More
Rejoice, Kingston SSDNow V200 owners! Kingston just announced that a firmware update is already available at their site! It aims to increase performance, and fix known bugs of the 64GB and 128GB SSDNow V200 drives. Part Numbers: SV200S37A/64G, SV200S37A/64GBK, SV200S3B7A/64G, SV200S3D7/64G, SV200S3N7A/64G SV200S37A/128G, SV200S37A/128GBK, SV200S3B7A/128G, SV200S3D7/128G, SV200S3N7A/128G We have discovered a technical issue with our SSDNow SV200S3 drives related to intermittent sequential write slowdowns. This firmware update will restore your SSD’s sequential write speed and improve the random read and write performance. I personally own the 128GB variant of the SSDNow V200, and I must say that this is a delight to hear since I’ve been waiting for this fix for months. Kingston have warned owners though, that by updating the firmware, you are ready to loose any data that you have stored on the drive. Backing up your data is highly recommended. AWESOME SAUCE: FIRMWARE...Read More
Seeing is Believing: GIGABYTE is First with Validated 7.032 GHz CPU Clock World Record on Ivy Bridge!
Taipei, Taiwan, May, 30th 2012 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the record highest validated CPU clock speed on the Intel® Core™ i7 3770K processor using a GIGABYTE Z77X-UD3H motherboard, as well as the new world record highest DDR3 memory speed using the GIGABYTE Z77X-U5H motherboard. The 7.0 GHz milestone was surpassed using an Intel® 3rd generation Core™ i7 3770k processor (aka Ivy Bridge) by renowned overclocker HiCookie, pushing the GIGABYTE Z77X-UD3H motherboard to a fully validated 7.03 GHz using liquid nitrogen cooling. This is regarded as the current #1 highest Ivy Bridge CPU frequency and a world record according to respected global overclocking website HWBot.org. Additionally, HiCookie has broken the current highest memory speed for the Intel® Ivy Bridge platform, reaching an unprecedented 3280MHz with all 4 memory slots populated using the GA-Z77X-UD5H motherboards and G.Skill Trident X DDR3-2800 memory – also a new world record. This new record was achieved thanks in part to GIGABYTE’s engineering prowess and tried-and-true memory tuning capabilities. These new world records highlight our belief that top notch quality and design deliver truly world-class, record breaking performance,” commented Tim Handley, Deputy Director of Motherboard Marketing at GIGABYTE. “These new performance achievements come at a very opportune time as we prepare to introduce our next generation high-performance CPU power zone at Computex 2012, and we’re expecting even better results from motherboard...Read More