Review Be Quiet! Straight Power 11 850W Review
80 Plus Gold, fully modular, and packing plenty of power.
80 Plus Gold, fully modular, and packing plenty of power.
We go through the basics of printing out a scale cutting template used for making, well, almost anything.
It did a whoopsie, it seems.
Adds what you'll need for 4K60, too.
OnCue not proving popular with partners.
Yahoo parts company with its CEO Carol Bartz via a phone call.
Can you really get 1080p HD video playback for £33? We find out.
We curiously inspect and inevitably take apart ASUS' concept Eee Keyboard PC.
Asus tries to muscle in on the media player market with this dinky little device. Kitted out with 802.11n WiFi, Ethernet, HDMI 1.3 and mkv support - is its software and hardware a match for its strong competitors?
A.C.Ryan is back with a High-Definition capable media player that includes an in-build hard drive and compatibility with every video and audio format you can shake a stick at. How good is the interface and how intuitive is it to use though?
This morning, Metro, the UK's third largest newspaper ran a front page story with a headline clearly blaming gaming for a rise in a serious disease. We take a look at this wild claim, and what it has to say about the ways in which research and gaming are reported by the mainstream media.
Virgin Media is to launch an unlimited music download service later this year and, as a result, will be clamping down on online piracy on its network.
At a recent press briefing we grabbed some internal shots of the upcoming Nvidia Ion based Acer Revo!
VIA's new VX855 chip features hardware acceleration for H.264 video at 1080p, enabling netbooks to playback HD video.
Leaked presentation slides show a upcoming Acer PC could be based on Nvidia's Ion platform and come with a Wii-style controller.
The Mozilla Foundation has put the Wikimedia Foundation in charge of a $100,000 grant to improve the Ogg Theora and Vorbis media codecs.
In a world of media players and home theatre PCs, Boxee enters the fray with an underbelly of the massively popular XBMC to carve out a niche in its social media playing idea. We get to grips with the alpha, to see if it has the potential to be the media centre we're looking for.
COMPUTEX 2008: Funtoro, an MSI subsidiary, offers just about everything you'd ever need in a car - except the kitchen sink.
COMPUTEX 2008: With the Eee in mind, Cyberlink has developed a media player for Linux and also showed off TV over Edge.
Cyberlink will release the latest versions of PowerDVD and Media Show next month. The two boast a bunch of new features and services that looked interesting when demonstrated to us. So much so that we decided to take a look at the latest beta to see how they're shaping up.
Raidsonic blends a basic home theatre PC into an external drive enclosure to create a low power Mac Mini look alike. All you need to do is drop in a SATA hard drive and off you go! Is it really all that, or does it try to do too much?
Media streaming software TVersity is due to receive a brand-spanking new user interface thanks to a deal with design company Trifold Designs, and it's already looking pretty snazzy.
CES 2008: Netgear's Digital Entertainer HD looks to be an incredibly smart device that could wipe out the need for an HTPC.
Christmas is over and, thanks to unimaginative but rich relatives, you've managed to scrape together a little bit of cash with which to treat yourself. Unfortunately, you're so stuffed with turkey that you can't think of what to buy! Never fear though - bit-tech is here!
TVersity has released the latest update of its free software and will now stream a greater variety of video and music from your PC to your 360 or PS3 without the need for transcoding.
Sony admits to trying to appeal more to a ‘broader audience’ with the PS3, marketing it as a media centre suitable for mothers everywhere and not as a gaming platform.
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An online survey conducted by IBM suggests that more people are turning away from their television and turning to the internet as the primary place for media usage.
Viacom, the parent company for both Paramount and Dreamworks, has announced that it will be HD DVD exclusive.
In a rather bizarre and unexpected announcement, AMD has revealed that former ATI president and CEO, Dave Orton, will leave AMD after just nine months.
COMPUTEX 2007: Zotac is the latest vendor to turn up and start manufacturing Nvidia graphics cards. We have a look at what it was showing off at Computex.
COMPUTEX 2007: Cyberlink has updates to most of its software at Computex. Everything is HD driven, naturally, but there's also further developments of the free CyberlinkLive.
The creator of BitTorrent tells a conference that progress is being held back by DRM-infected content.
We check out a new case that has rotatable drive bays - use it as a tower or a HTPC case, take your pick. Is it more than a gimmick? Read on to find out.
Will Microsoft give you free versions of your iTunes songs to switch to its own integrated service and WiFi media player?
The popular torrent tracker is fighting back against the lawsuit it was previously hit with. The site claims that the MPAA illegally hired a hacker to dig for dirt on it.
Microsoft isn't stopping with its Ultra Mobile PCs. It also wants to create a portable gaming and media platform to rival the PSP, iPod and Nintendo DS.
The new Sony hardware moves back to November, but will launch worldwide in a frenzy of next-gen action. Sony also confirms PSP price cuts, backwards compatibility and EyeToy.
The UK cable company has signed up to Bram Cohen's distribution protocol and intends to start sending out legitimate movies over its network.
Seeing all those CES 2006 news items zoom by on the right hand side? Stay up to date with the latest happenings from Las Vegas with our handy index.
CES 2006: C-Media are showing off a cool wireless streaming audio device, as well as a voice-chat aggregator and USB phone.
Digital Media Adapters are an important part of bringing the digital home to a wide range of consumers. VIIV is launching later this week, without DMA capabilities. It seems like they're a thing of the future for the time being...
Today, we're having a look at an Evesham Home Theatre PC with a difference. It's as small and as cool as a Mac Mini, but will it be able to handle Windows Media Center Edition while remaining as quiet as the Mini? Read on to find out...
Following on from its first, Epia-based appearance in these pages, beblu has produced a machine that uses a Pentium 4 mobile chip for greater computing horsepower. Does it solve the niggles that we saw in the first revision of the case? It seems that way.