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Radeon HD 7990 Vs. GeForce GTX 690: The Crowd Picks A Winner
Sep 4, 2013 - in Reviews
Tom's Hardware enlists the help of /r/Bakersfield, plus some of its Facebook community, to test AMD's Radeon HD 7990 with the latest Catalyst 13.8 beta driver against GeForce GTX 690. The all-day event turned up some interesting observations.
In Pictures: Tom's Hardware At NAB Show 2013
May 2, 2013 - in Picture Story
Tom's Hardware was in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago for the 90th annual NAB Show. Join us as we review what we saw on the show floor, including cameras, lighting, drones, storage devices, sounds equipment, monitors, and accessories.
Update: Intel Expands Our Battery Testing At CES 2013
Jan 9, 2013 - in Reviews
We've already shown that x86 competes readily with ARM's simpler architecture when it comes to battery life. We continue our investigation at this year's CES, where Intel came packing its own tests on four current-generation tablets.
Tom's Hardware Talks To Champion Rally Drivers About Technology
Jan 7, 2013 - in Reviews
Subaru invited us out to attend the 2012 Olympus Rally, so we went and watched the race, took some pictures, and interviewed some of big names in rally racing, including Ken Block, concept director of the viral Gymkhana Five video on YouTube.
On Location At AMD's 2012 ExtravaLANza Event
Oct 21, 2012 - in Picture Story
AMD opened up the doors of its Markham, Ontario office to host a gaming event, and we sent our crew from Toronto to see what the ExtravaLANza was all about. From tournaments, to building, to giveaways, our team captured the action.
QuakeCon 2012: Oculus Rift, Rise Of The Triad, BYOC Gaming, And More
Aug 9, 2012 - in Picture Story
Tom's Hardware attended this year's QuakeCon, listening in on industry panels, test driving Oculus' Rift virtual reality headset, learning more about the upcoming Rise of the Triad remake, and, of course, gaming. Read on for our experiences in Dallas, TX.
In Pictures: The Art Of Video Games @ The Smithsonian
Jul 26, 2012 - in Picture Story
For decades, video games were seen by many strictly as entertainment. However, a new exhibit presented by the Smithsonian American Art Museum compels us to look at them as part of our culture. We walk through the 40-year evolution of games and platforms.
Cars And Tech: Go Further With Ford Trend Conference 2012
Jul 11, 2012 - in Picture Story
Ford invited journalists and bloggers from all around the world to its Dearborn, Michigan headquarters for a discussion of automotive trends, a showcase of new technology, and a driving experience. Tom's Hardware flew out to represent.
Presenting Tom's Hardware's Best Of Computex 2012 Awards
Jun 4, 2012 - in Picture Story
We spent a full week canvassing the floor of this year's Computex show in Taipei, Taiwan. Along the way, we found eight products worthy of recognition. Those devices receive our Best of Computex 2012 award, which specifically honors innovation.
In Pictures: The Girls Of CES 2012
Jan 19, 2012 - in Picture Story
CES 2012 was filled to the brim with new tablets and 3D display technology, but somehow exhibitors found a way to include booth models as part of their showcase. Take a peek through our picture story to see some of what we saw this year in Las Vegas.
In Pictures: 2011, A Year In Review
Dec 29, 2011 - in Picture Story
Another year has come and gone. Do you remember everything that happened in 2011? Before you toss out your old calendar, we remember major events, the passing of several technology greats, and a few memorable products that made their way through our lab.
Tom's Hardware Visits PCPartner In Dongguan, China
Jul 21, 2011 - in Picture Story
Have you ever wondered where your graphics card came from? There's a good chance it’s made by PCPartner in China. Zotac, PCPartner’s in-house brand, invited us on a tour of its factory in Dongguan, China, right after Computex, and we couldn't pass it up.
Booth Babes At Computex 2011: Our Huge Gallery, Part 2!
Jun 6, 2011 - in Picture Story
Tuan's quest to photograph every booth babe at Computex 2011 continues. If we didn't know any better, we'd suggest that this year's theme was tracking down the youngest-looking ladies to rep each company. Color us 'creeped-out'.
Booth Babes At Computex 2011: Our Huge Gallery, Part 1!
Jun 3, 2011 - in Picture Story
You can't go to Computex and not expect to see booth babes everywhere. While our editorial team searched high and low for the latest tech news, Tuan filled his camera up with the sights of the Computex show floor. Specifically, the ladies at the show.
The Penny Arcade Expo 2011 (PAX East '11) Experience
Mar 11, 2011 - in Picture Story
If you've never been to a game-related convention before, you owe it to yourself to go to one like the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX). The show is spin-off of the famed webcomic of the same name. Come check out what's happening on the opening day of the show!
Game Developers Conference 2011: In The Trenches
Mar 6, 2011 - in Reviews
On his last day at GDC 2011, Loyd Case attended some of the lectures and discussions hosted by respected names in the gaming industry. We have his take on five of those talks, covering biofeedback, gaming history, the future of strategy games, and art.
Game Developers Conference 2011: Day 1
Mar 3, 2011 - in Reviews
The gaming business has grown to such massive proportions that there are now multiple Game Developer Conferences worldwide. Still, the San Francisco edition of GDC is the granddaddy of them all, and this year marks the 25th anniversary of the show.
CES 2011 Wrap-Up: Stuff We Almost Missed
Jan 23, 2011 - in Picture Story
While our news team set off to cover big events, our editorial team covered closed-door meetings. We did get a bit of time to walk the show's floor, however, in search of updates from some of your favorite brands, including notebooks, PSUs, and storage.
Intel’s X-Lab: Tomorrow’s Network Happens Here
Jan 16, 2011 - in Picture Story
Designing next-generation adapters able to deliver speeds of 10 gigabit and beyond is one thing. But the world literally depends on making sure those NICs work all the time under every possible condition. Step into the X-Lab and see how it all gets done.
Event Coverage: The Babes Of GO OC 2010
Sep 30, 2010 - in Picture Story
Babes from Gigabyte's GO OC competition. As one reader recently said: "No event is complete without them!" Depending on whether your admin has a thing against bare midriffs, this could be considered not safe for work. You've been warned!
IDF 2010, Research Day: Context-Aware Computing
Sep 24, 2010 - in Reviews
Do you want the gadgets in your pocket to help you make decisions or monitor aspects of your daily life? Intel believes context-aware computing will take hardware to the next level of intelligence, but there are privacy issues to consider, too.
Intel Developer Forum, Day Two
Sep 15, 2010 - in Reviews
In our second-day coverage of Intel's Developer Forum, we see Sandy Bridge's graphics engine handle 3D Blu-ray on the PC, AMD's forthcoming Zacate processor in action, SSDs help improve gaming performance, and Boxee shift away from Nvidia's Tegra.
Intel Developer Forum, Day One
Sep 14, 2010 - in Reviews
The first day of Intel's Developer Forum saw discussion of the company's new CPU microarchitecture, code-named Sandy Bridge and manufactured at 32 nm. But the most important changes might be how the company develops future products.
In Pictures: 20 Must-See Games And Components From E3 2010
Jul 23, 2010 - in Picture Story
Better late than never, right? Our top 20 must-haves from E3 include a list of upcoming hardware and software that every gamer will want to sample, regardless of whether you’re a hardcore PC gamer or a console junkie. Check out our pictorial tour.
Computex 2010 Roundup: Coverage From The Show Floor
Jun 12, 2010 - in Reviews
Dmitry Chekanov, managing editor of Tom's Hardware Russia, spent some quality time on the Computex 2010 show floor, complementing the news stories you've been reading all week. This weekend he's sharing what he found in Taipei, Taiwan this year.
Computex 2010: Booth Babes, The Final Edition
Jun 11, 2010 - in Picture Story
What can we say? Computex is filled with beautiful women, and we took their pictures. Sure, it's not tech, but in Taiwan, booth babes are part of the show. Wrapping up Computex 2010 with one last picture story, we present the final gallery from Taipei.
Computex 2010: Day 3, Booth Babes
Jun 4, 2010 - in Picture Story
There once was a time when E3 and CES had all of booth babes. Then they were banned, for being too sexy. Thankfully, Taiwanese shows always demand that booth babes be present. There's just no show without them. Here are our Day 3 pictures from the floor.
Computex 2010: Day 1, Booth Babes
Jun 1, 2010 - in Picture Story
Thanks to Computex 2010's focus on consumer electronics and IT products—two male-dominated industries—scantily-clad women are in abundance. As we walk the show floor, gathering information on technology, our cameras seem to have a mind of their own.
HP Launch Event: From Workstations To IndyCar And DreamWorks
Apr 1, 2010 - in Picture Story
HP invited us to the launch of its latest desktop and mobile workstations, showing off Xeon 5600-based machines and notebooks with AMD's brand-new Eyefinity-equipped FirePro M7820 GPU. We also heard racing legend Gil de Ferran speak and toured DreamWorks!
GDC 2010, Day 3: Diversity Or Fragmentation?
Mar 14, 2010 - in Reviews
In his last day of GDC 2010 coverage, Loyd Case sits in on a handful of sessions, listening to some of the most influential voices in the gaming community. Is Farmville the future of gaming, or will big-budget blockbusters continue impressing us?