11/15/2011, HP ‘s Beats audio is heavily featured across all its PC lines, and today the computer manufacturer unveiled its new dm4 Beats Edition. Featuring a sleek all-black chassis with subtle touches of “Beats red” here and there, the notebook for audiophile packs good performance for less than $1000. Powered by the latest Intel Core processors with optional AMD Radeon HD7470M discrete graphic, the HP Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition features a […]
11/15/2011, HP high-end notebook lineup will get three new models, the HP ENVY 15, HP ENVY 17 and HP ENVY 17 3D. The ENVY series was launched the first time in 2009 as a line of elegant and powerful notebooks to compete with the MacBook Pro. I can say that since then, I am impressed by the progress the HP team has made on the design of each generation, by […]
11/15/2011, Intel introduced the Ultrabook category back in May 2011 and today, HP unveiled the HP Folio, a classy, super thin (18 mm – )13.3-inch business notebook that delivers 9 hours of battery life! The HP Folio is powered by the latest Intel Core Processor and boasts an ultra slim HD Bright View 13.3-inch display, a 128GB SSD, 4GB DDR3 RAM, and a nicely designed backlit keyboard, all crammed into a […]
11/14/2011, Jeffrey Katzenberg, the CEO of Dreamworks has gone on record and revealed that Dreamworks has been working with Intel for the past 3 years on greatly improving the production process speed at Dreamworks. As you can imagine, Dreamworks would be using Intel’s processors (the latest just launched today) and both companies have been working on making Dreamworks software more distributed, or more able to use many cores. You have to […]
11/10/2011, It looks like Google isn’t satisfied with only having its Chrome OS on netbooks aka Chromebooks. Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt, recently shared in Taiwan to PC manufacturers about the benefits of having Chrome OS-powered desktops. However, it looks like PC manufacturers aren’t buying the idea and are rather pessimistic about selling Chrome-powered desktops – despite Chrome OS’ features such as fast boot up time, no viruses, and no costs.
11/09/2011, It looks like Packard Bell is back with an all new all-in-one (AIO) computer, which is essentially a new and updated version of their original AIO, the oneTwo. The new oneTwo is said to be 65% slimmer than the original, but with keep existing features that made the original successful while bringing about new and updated hardware to keep up with the modern times.
11/08/2011, Remember our earlier story about the Mars500 experiment? Well, it seemed that to help keep boredom at bay (and I am assuming that this also means making sure they don’t get on one another’s nerves, while finding a reasonable outlet to express their frustration at being cooped up), the all-male crew of a mock spaceship indulged in a fair bit of Counter Strike, the hugely successful and popular Half Life […]
11/07/2011, If the idea of unsightly cables running all over your desk is too much to bear, this KickStarter project by Ryan McNab and David Lazar may be the answer to your problems in the form of Cable.Gone, a cable management system which at the same time provides an elevated platform for your iPad or laptop computer, thanks to its angular design.
11/07/2011, HP has been very prolific with its HP TouchSmart All-in-One PC lineup, launching the new 320, 420 and 520 last September. The HP TouchSmart 620-1080 3D is an upgrade of the HP TouchSmart 610 introduced in May 2011, it boats a 23-inch 3D display that swivels up to 180 degrees and reclines up to 60 degrees, a built-in 3D webcam, integrated Beats Audio technology, latest generation dual- or quad-core Intel […]
10/28/2011, Kouziro, a computer manufacturer who hails from the Land of the Rising Sun, has three spanking new laptop models for the masses – the FRNDVIHDA5/D, the FRNDSIHDX5 ND/D, and the FRNDSIHDA5/D. Since all of them are virtually impossible to vocalize, what are the main differences? We’re looking at the basics – processor and storage space, where the Frontier ND base unit will sport a 15.6″ full HD glossy back lit […]
10/27/2011, It looks like HP was a bit rash with its previous decision to spin off its Personal Systems Group (PSG) – the division that creates its personal computers. The company has announced today that after much deliberation they’ve decided to keep the PSG within HP – a move that is “right for customers and partners, right for shareholders, and right for employees”. According to the company’s evaluation of the PSG, […]
10/24/2011, Remember the Raspberry Pi minicomputer that we talked about a few months ago? Well, the computer that was designed for the younger generation of techies is still not available for purchase but it looks like you’ll be able to get one before it goes on sale. The folks over at Raspberry Pi recently wrote about the computer’s history and how it’s evolved since then. From an Atmel ATmega644 microcontroller that […]
10/20/2011, Got a personal computer that you want to truly show off as your own machine? Sure you can theme it and customize all your icons and wallpaper – you could even modify the casing of the machine by painting it with your favorite colors and sign. But nothing says “you” better than having your name etched onto the case itself.
10/17/2011, The idea of having an invisible phone has always been the fantasy of people everywhere, but it’s not exactly the most practical of “gadgets”. We’ve had stuff like the Kinect-iPhone and now, some researchers over at the Carnegie Mellon Human Computer Interaction Institute and Microsoft have come up with something called the OmniTouch.