04/29/2011, All-in-one computers seem to be the rage right now. Most people don’t want a huge box sitting next to their super thin LCD displays, and if possible they would like to keep it out of sight. Well manufacturers recognize this and have been creating computers that fit in the display itself. MSI’s Wind Top AE2070 AIO is one such product.
04/29/2011, The people over at Lateral Flux – creators of the groundbreaking KinEmote software that allows Windows users to use the Kinect with popular Windows programs are back with an exciting update to KinEmote. They’ve now made the Kinect much more accurate, with the ability to detect the shape of the user’s hand.
04/29/2011, Acer has just lifted the curtains off their new gaming PC and boy does it look sexy. Called the Aspire G3100 Predator, this AMD-powered PC is designed to make running games a breeze and lets you look stylish while doing it. The G3100 Predator packs a Phenom II hexa-core processor, 4GB of RAM (up to 8GB of RAM), 1TB of storage (up to 6TB with three 2TB hard disk drives), […]
04/18/2011, As our computing lives continue moving to “the cloud” (remote data centers), cooling has become an increasingly difficult and expensive task for those who operate data centers. Today, most data centers are air-cooled, except for some mainframes. Green Revolution Cooling goes against the grain and proposes a solution called Carnojet that can save up to 95% of cooling cost. It works by immerging the computer in GreenDEF, their own clear, […]
04/18/2011, In order to prevent games from being delayed due to the lack of a video game rating by the ESRB, it looks like those problems are going to be a thing of the past. The ESRB has announced that they will be making use of computers to give video games their ratings in the future. Though the computer is going to help theme to ease the burden of their workload, […]
04/15/2011, Stealth Company, a computer systems manufacturer known for their rugged hardware have announced a new series of powerful, small form factor PCs. Called the Little PC 670, these tiny computers are amazing space savers. If you’re constantly on the move, but want the luxury of a full sized monitor, the Little PC 670 can make life much easier for you. Since they are so small – measuring only 6.54″ x […]
04/12/2011, Toshiba America Information Systems has officially announced three new business laptops: the Tecra R830 (13.3″, $1049+), R840 (14″, $899+) and R850 (15.6″, $1049+). All three new laptops have been inspired by the Toshiba Portégé R700 13.3″, 3lbs consumer laptop. That’s a very good choice because that R700 design is much nicer, better and lighter than the Tecra M11-era design. What’s new? For starters, Toshiba has upgraded the main processor (CPU) […]
04/11/2011, Do you have loads of CF/CFast cards lying around the house doing nothing? Wish you could do something more with them besides using them for backup memory cards when your main ones fail? Addonics has come up with a solution to that problem. Called the CF/CFast Drive, it is a 5 ¼” drive bay that has 6 slots for you to plug in with your CF/CFast cards. After plugging it […]
04/07/2011, US researchers over at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have laid claim that patients who had a temporary surgical implant, are able to make use of regions in the brain which control speech to “talk” to a computer. This unique implant enables patients to move a cursor around the computer screen through the power of thought, although making a particular sound will work as well if […]
04/06/2011, The XM-25, computer smartgun from ATK that recently received a $66 million contract and is being moved into production stages has just been shown off in an impressive video demonstration. The futuristic weapon is more than just a collection of metal and bullets – it packs a computer that makes the gun even more dangerous than ever. An advanced aiming and tracking system that allows users to take down enemies […]
04/05/2011, Some screenshots of Modern Reader, a program supposedly designed for Windows 8 has surfaced on the internet, and shows off how it will look like on the operating system. The app that is said to be the default PDF reader on Windows 8 gives off a Metro-UI vibe, with its simplified designs and use of similar icons, which falls in line with previous reports we’ve heard about Windows 8 being […]
04/04/2011, Toshiba has been leading the charge with glasses-less 3D displays, but the company has a series of laptops that take a step back on the display (it requires glasses for 3D), but makes a small step forward in 3D content creation. Thanks to a pair of webcams embedded directly in the display frame, users can record 3D content that is supposedly viewable immediately on the laptop’s monitor, or better yet, […]
04/04/2011, Commodore is showing photos of its new C64 computer. Some of you are too young to remember this 8-bit classic computer, but it will spark great memories for others. And that’s exactly what Commodore is counting on as it recreates the C64 using modern hardware. The new C64 is powered by a Dual-core Intel Atom 525 and an NVIDIA Ion 2 chipset. It has 2GB of memory, expandable to a […]
04/02/2011, According to a new filing at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Apple has been thinking about building a charger that would double as an external battery. The idea is that external batteries such as HyperMac (now called HyperJuice) work, but they also represent an sizeable amount of volume, weight and cables that the user needs to transport and deal with. It is safe to say that an integrated […]