Benchmarks of Intel’s Upcoming Flagship Sandy Bridge-E Processor have been revealed over at Coolaler Forums. The benchmarks redefine high performance computing where Intel’s current flagship Core i7 990X was put to test against Intel’s Upcoming Core i7 3960X Extreme Edition (Sandy Bridge-E) Processor which will launch in Q4 2011.
There have been alot of rumors recently regarding the Apple media event and the iPhone(s) Apple will be releasing. Most of the rumors point towards an iPhone 5 launch with Apple’s A5 processor, an 8MP camera, and two black and white variations. On the other hand there have been rumors of a cheaper iPhone 4S launch. Now Al Gore, ex-US Vice President and one of the board of directors at Apple says we will indeed get two iPhones this fall.
There have been quite alot of rumors for when the highly anticipated Apple Media event will take place. The event is definitely scheduled for October, with some rumors citing an October 21st date, others reporting that the date is now October the 5th and now yet another rumor says that the event is one day off from the previous date i.e October 4th. The iPhone 5 is easily the most anticipated (and rumored) smartphone this year and it is expected to be launched on this year’s Media event since Apple clearly couldn’t release it on the Worldwide Wide Developer’s Conference as is Apple Tradition.
Maps has been a sore subject for all Windows Phone users who reside outside USA and UK. Bing Maps work great for these countries and perhaps a few more, but it pales in comparison to what Google Maps has to offer. Maps by Google cover almost the entire globe right down to the street level and are update regularly and thus quite popular amongst online map users. gMaps is an application that attempts to bring the Google Maps experience to Windows Phone. For a free app it works pretty well. GPS lock time is short and you get the exact same maps as you would on an Android Phone. The application has now gotten a Mango update.
Donanimhaber has unveiled new release date and pricing info of AMD’s Upcoming Bulldozer FX Processors. According to the details, Sources among retailers have revealed that AMD will be launching three new processors as part of its FX-Series Lineup on October 12 2011. This almost sounds legit since AMD delayed the launch of its processors from Q3 2011 (September) to Q4 2011.
In a discussion at the Intel Developer Forum, the world’s most famous and largest maker of chips has unveiled besides natively supporting DDR3 speeds of 2133 MHz, can clock unbranded DDR3 rams up to a massive 2800 MHz clock speeds and higher multipliers.
HTC is planning a “press conference and party” for October 6th in the UK. This means HTC is planning to reveal something big next month as they usually have with their press conferences. The most likely unveiling is that of the HTC Vigor which is coming to the US as the Droid Incredible HD according to rumors. As mentioned earlier the device has a WXGA display which makes it the first HD smartphone in the industry. Or it could be another device such as the HTC Beat media player.
A new update for DICE’s FPS “Battlefield: Bad Company 2″ has been confirmed by Mikael Kalms over at Battlefield Blog. The Update is exclusive to the PC and would address some stability problems with the game and performance issues.
LG LU6200 is LG’s upcoming Android smartphone that intends to put the company back on track. And the only way LG can hope to achieve that is by making this a special smartphone. And special it indeed is. It’s the company’s first phone that comes equipped with a AH-IPS LCD with 720 x 1280 resolution screen. Compared to the standard 480×800 that’s a monumental increase in pixel density and will leave such phones in the dust. The LU6200 is rumored to release at the end of the year(October-November) and will be running Android’s latest version, Ice Cream Sandwich.