Monthly Archives: July, 2012

Sony Set-top Box With Google TV

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Sony Electronics Inc. today announced the availability and pricing of the NSZ-GS7 Internet Player with Google TV™, originally introduced in January at CES. Powered by Google TV, the Internet Player will be available at retailers nationwide on July 22, priced at $199. Pre-orders begin on June 25, 2012 at www.sony.com/sonygoogletv. “Expanding the reach [...]

AMD Radeon™ HD 7970 GHz Edition

SUNNYVALE, Calif. —6/22/2012 Today AMD (NYSE: AMD) launched the world’s fastest graphics processing unit (GPU), the AMD Radeon™ HD 7970 GHz Edition. The AMD Radeon™ HD 7970 GHz Edition uses AMD’s innovative Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture to deliver astonishing performance and breathtaking image quality1,2, providing world-class gameplay at the highest resolutions in the most [...]

Flipboard Launches Its Social Magazine On Android Phones

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Today Flipboard™, the place to see everything that is happening around the world and right at home, is coming to Android phones worldwide, NOOK® and Kindle Fire in the U.S. Flipboard lets people keep up with the latest news around the Web, flip through updates from friends [...]

NASA Finds Ice in Moon Crater

  WASHINGTON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has returned data that indicate ice may make up as much as 22 percent of the surface material in a crater located on the moon’s south pole. The team of NASA and university scientists using laser light from LRO’s laser altimeter examined the [...]

VIZIO Tops U.S. LCD HDTV Shipments

IRVINE, Calif., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — VIZIO, America’s #1 LCD HDTV Company*, announced today that it outperformed the industry as the number one shipper of LCD HDTVs in Q1 2012 in the U.S. with a market share of 18.5%.  With a brand recognized by 8 out of 10 Americans**, VIZIO’s leadership extends beyond LCD [...]

ePhone VoIP Calling App for Android

TORONTO, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Comwave today launched ePhone for Android smartphones and tablets which are part of a string of Comwave Apps intended to take a bite of Skype’s market share.  ePhone is different though, in that the service includes a real telephone number that allows you to receive an incoming call from any telephone around [...]

HTC Announces Future Windows 8 Smartphones

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – HTC, a global leader in mobile design and innovation, today pledged its ongoing support of Microsoft by backing the new Windows Phone 8 platform. Building on the two companies’ long mobile partnership dating back to 2000 and including more than 40 million phones sold, HTC will be bringing new Windows [...]

Mystery Manor Released For Android

MOSCOW and SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Game Insight, a global leader in publishing and developing mobile and social games, has unveiled the newest version of its hugely popular game Mystery Manor on Android. This free-to-play hidden object game was previously released on iPad, where it quickly became a #1 top-grossing app in [...]

Sharp® Introduces 90″ AQUOS® LED TV

MAHWAH, N.J., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Imagine yourself standing at the precipice of the Grand Canyon. It’s 3,000 feet straight down. The wind howls in your ears. Your heart races as you leap forward and plummet toward the bottom. Just before you plunge into the river below…you spill the popcorn all over the living room [...]

NASA Upgrades Pleiades Supercomputer

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – NASA’s flagship Pleiades supercomputer just received a boost to help keep pace with the intensive number-crunching requirements of scientists and engineers working on some of the agency’s most challenging missions. Pleiades is critical for the modeling, simulation and analysis of a diverse set of agency projects in aeronautics research, Earth [...]