05/25/2011, Who would have thought that North Korea might end up being a PC manufacturer one day? All we thought was they promoted the cause of communism and constantly held the West to ransom with word of their nuclear arsenal – but a recent state TV report on the main 8pm evening news actually showed off a factory that manufactures computers. Interesting stuff, although it is said that the factory and […]
05/25/2011, Samsung has just unveiled a new all-in-one desktop computer, the Smart One AF315 that will go on sale in Korea tomorrow. Featuring a 23″ (1920 x 1080) 3D display, an Intel “Sandy Bridge” Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 1TB (7,200RPM) hard disk drive, a Blu-ray drive and a TV tuner. For folks who aren’t keen on having an immersive 3D experience (with the bundled 3D glasses), the display […]
05/20/2011, Now we all know that Google’s Chrome OS was specifically designed for laptops/netbooks, but who’s to say that it wouldn’t work on desktop computer? That’s why the folks over at Xi3 Corporation have just announced the ChromiumPC modular computer – the world’s first desktop computer designed to run Google’s Chrome operating system.
05/16/2011, All-in-one PCs are starting to become a major trend and Lenovo isn’t about to be left out of the race, judging by their recent push in the all-in-one (AIO) desktop computer segment. They’ve just introduced a new model to their Edge AIO lineup. Called the ThinkCentre Edge 91z, this AIO PC is nicknamed the “Do Machine” for small businesses. It packs a 21.5″ HD LED Infinity Screen with a view […]
05/16/2011, The next Batman game has been revealed and it’s a huge departure from anything the series has ever seen before. For starters, Gotham City Impostors is not a third-person action/adventure centered around the caped crusader with too many gadgets. Instead, the game will be a first-person shooter style multiplayer game released on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and PC. Players will take up sides with either The Batz or The […]
05/15/2011, HP has released the new generation of HP Pavilion desktop computers that have been redesigned to look good, and yet, be practical (by the way, the two qualities don’t have to collide – that’s the while point of “design”). As you can see, the new Pavilion desktops come in the form of a medium, mini and small towers, depending on how much power and extensibility users want.
05/10/2011, All things old is new again as SquareEnix just announced the next game in the Hitman franchise will be Hitman: Absolution. See? SquareEnix can make games that don’t revolve around spikey-anime-haired heroes and heroines fighting monsters! Developers IO Interactive will be bringing Agent 47 for a “personal journey which allows [gamers] to explore other parts of the Hitman fantasy. This is both a familiar and yet significantly different experience from […]
05/05/2011, Microsoft has launched its “do the math” page, in which the company shows why it makes more financial sense to buy a PC, save a load and go on a vacation — versus buying a Mac. With hard number on hand and clear side by side specifications to back up its claim, Microsoft wants you to know: the numbers show it, and Windows computers are clearly cheaper than Macs. ”Duh”.
05/05/2011, It’s official, Assassin’s Creed Revelations is the next game in the series (not that we had any doubts). According to Ubisoft, the game will center around Ezio Auditore again and not Altair as hinted by the Facebook leak. The game will take place in Constantinople where gamers will have to use “revolutionary gameplay” to stop a growing army of Templars threatening to disrupt the peace. More information will reportedly be […]
04/25/2011, Hunch.com has a very nice “Mac person vs. PC person” survey in which 388,315 of their users did contribute. The results are very interesting and to some extent, they match certain stereotypes that one could have about both user communities. For example, Mac-people tend to be more educated, politically on the liberal side, and live in big cities. They also tend to be younger (18-34). The PC crowd gravitates around […]
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, After being hinted about on Dell’s support page – it looks like the M18X is the real deal after all. The behemoth of a laptop has been reported to be up on Dell’s Canadian site. With prices starting at $2,088 ($2,000CAD), the minimum specs for the M18x are: an Intel Core i7 2630QM 2.0GHz (upgradable to i7 2820QM 2.3GHz), 4GB DDR3 RAM (upgradeable to 8GB), 320GB of storage (upgradeable to […]
04/11/2011, In case you’re in the dark – Microsoft recently released a cloud-based PC management service, Windows Intune, and to appease the folks who’ve wanted to find out more about the service, they’ve updated their Windows Intune FAQ and put up a blog post to reveal more details about the service. Windows Intune is basically a program designed to manage computers (running Windows of course) by keeping them updated with the […]
03/30/2011, The Samsung 9 Series might be one of the hottest laptops around right now, but according to some reports online, you shouldn’t rush out to get your hands on one right now. The 9 Series laptop has been reported to ship with a keylogger despite the laptops being brand new. Called StarLogger, this key logging software is normally unnoticed by folk who are unaware, unless they have some sort of […]