Apple’s WWDC conference is live and the company has announced refreshed Macbook Air and MacBook Pro Lineup.
The Macbook Air will come with Ivy Bridge with 2GHz Core i7, with Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz. The FaceTime camera is now 720p, the display on the 11-inch model now 1366 x 768 + Intel’s HD graphics 4000. The 13-incher will 1440 x 900 2 xUSB 3.0 ports
Prices will start at $999 for 11 inch basic.
Alongside the new Air, Apple has also unveiled the new Macbook Pro, again with Intel’s Ivy Bridge [...]
HP has announced four new Pavilion laptops for the new Ivy Bridge platform the dv4-5000, dv6-7000, dv7-6000 and g4-2000 (the G4 is still on Sandy Bridge).
The dv4 and dv6 have a 2.3GHz i7-3610QM processor with GeForce GT630M graphics impressive Beats Audio and 14-inch or 15.6-inch (1366 x 768) displays respectively.
The dv7 model up the ante with a 2.6GHZ i7-3720QM chip, GeForce GT 650M graphics and 17.3-inches of 1920 x 1080 screen. The g4 will stick to options of i3-2350M and i5-2450M Sandy Bridge, along with a 14inch screen.
Nvidia’s new and upcoming Tegra 3 is the chip to look out for, says the industry. A confirmed chip which is upto five times faster than existing Tegra 2, offers 4 cores of 1.5 GHz madness and a perforce and graphics boost unknown to phone/tablet kind prior to this.The new Tegra 3 four times faster for web browsing, three times faster for graphics(12-core GeForce GPU). This GPU has total support for stereoscopic 3D.
The ASUS Transformer Prime is going to be the first tablet, with the Tegra 3. checkout the comparative images from Nvidia putting all questions to rest.
Claiming better performance and all round improved battery [...]
Intel was fully in the madness, you think NVIDIA would be behind much? NVIDIA has just opened its Windows 8 developer program, and says it’ll embrace not just x86-based PCs, but Tegra-powered tablets as well.
Especially forthcoming quad-core Tegra platform, codenamed Kal-El, along with PCs packing GeForce, Quadro and Tesla cards.
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ASUS has just announced the new Matrix GTX 580 and MARS II Graphics cards. The Matrix GTX 580 will come in two options — standard and Platinum — both with 1.5GB of RAM and dual-fan cooling solution requires three PCI slots.
MARS II, the 3GB, dual-GPU has an even bigger cooling rig attachment, which will be detailed in the near future. The Mars 2 (II) also comes with 19-phase power and Super Alloy components.
More Details and Specs as we Get Them.