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The Daily VR-Zone News Summary – 07 Mar 2011

In today's news roundup:

  • Review of the ASUS P8P67 Deluxe Motherboard;
  • Bitfenix Survivor Core Midi tower case  review;
  • Judge lets Sony unmask visitors to PS3-jailbreaking site;
  • More than one million Apple MacBooks sold are the Thin Air, and
  • Rumour: Nintendo to announce Wii 2 in June .

Hardware News:

ASUS P8P67 Deluxe Motherboard Review

Description: The ASUS P8P67 Deluxe is a feature loaded mainboard supporting the latest Sandy Bridge processors. The ASUS P8P67 Deluxe motherboard uses a 16+2 phase DIGI+ VRM design and fully supports Intel’s VRD12 specifications.

MSI R6870 Hawk Graphics Card Review

Description: In early February, MSI took the Radeon HD 6870 design and made it their own in the MSI R6870 Hawk with the Twin Frozr ! III thermal design and the world's first look into propeller blade cooling technology.

Bitfenix Survivor Core Midi tower case review

Description: Today's star is the Bitfenix Survivor Core case. At first glance it might look a bit dull and simplistic, but the Survivor Core case's looks can deceive. On the inside is where the real fun is at ! In the mood for something different?

Lian Li PC-A04 Case Review

Description: Lian Li's PC-A04 is a real winner in the mATX world. With the ever growing availability of very competent micro ATX and Mini ITX motherboards, the PC-A04 is one of only a handful of cases I'm aware of that can do these high-end boards justice.

Geforce GTX 570 SLI Performanc?e

Description: You love games and will play them in best resolution and the highest setting? Maybe the Geforce GTX 570 SLI is the right choice for you.

Consumer Electronics and Software News:

So Far Rivals Can’t Beat iPad’s Price

Description: The iPad 2, unveiled on Wednesday, offers several sleek improvements over its predecessor. But its most attractive feature is perhaps the same one its predecessor had: the price tag.

Judge Lets Sony Unmask Visitors to PS3-Jailbreaking Site

Description: A federal magistrate is granting Sony the right to acquire the internet IP addresses of anybody who has visited PlayStation 3 hacker George Hotz’s website from January of 2009 to the present.

RIM Loses Marketing Chief

Description: lackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. said Friday its chief marketing officer has decided to leave the company—just weeks ahead of one of its most significant product rollouts in years.

More Than One Million Apple MacBooks Sold Are The Thin Air

Description: Apple's sexy Macbook Air may have accounted for more than a quarter of Mac sales in the last three months of 2010, but that number still lags sales of Apple's iPad.

Bing partners with Kayak for flight results

Description: Microsoft's Bing search engine will soon incorporate data from flight aggregator Kayak.com, meaning when users search for flight information they will receive pricing data directly within the results page.

Gaming News:

Rumour: Nintendo to announce Wii 2 in June

Description: Nintendo is rumoured to be announcing details of a forthcoming Wii 2 console at E3 in Los Angeles this coming June. A mere week after 2011's Games Developers Conference in San Francisco, and the pre-E3 Nintendo rumour have already started to percolate across the internet.

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning — The Basics

Description: Reckoning is an open-world single-player action RPG from Big Huge Games and Curt Schilling's 38 Studios. It's set in the fantasy realm of Amalur at a time when magic is just beginning to emerge.


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