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Street Fighter 4 played with the Kinect

01/24/2011, What can you do to make an already fun game even more fun? Why, you add Kinect to it of course! That seems to be the motto for Kinect hackers today who’ve been changing the whole PC-gaming experience with various Kinect hacks. The latest to join the...

Microsoft tracks down culprit in Windows Phone 7 fiasco

01/19/2011, We know that Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform is unique on its own and does have the potential to make it big, but niggling problems such as relying on 3G data even when one is connected to a Wi-Fi network hasn’t made it the most desirable...

OS X and Windows 7 arrive on Google’s Cr-48 Chrome notebook

01/02/2011, Considering that many units of Google’s Cr-48 Chrome notebook were handed out to developers out there to test drive the Chrome OS, it was inevitable that this would happen. We’re talking about reports that users have managed to get OS X and Windows 7...

Windows 8 to focus heavily on gaming?

12/27/2010, Word is going around that Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system could place a stronger focus on gaming. A developer recently noted that gaming was not just an important part, rather a key component for the whole operating system. The software...

Rumor: Microsoft bringing Windows to ARM chips

12/21/2010, Word is going around that Microsoft will be unveiling a full-featured version of Windows that will be capable of running on ARM-based processors at CES, marking a major departure from the x86 architecture. If the whispers going around are accurate, this...

ExoPC tweaked to run Android 2.2. Froyo

12/21/2010, That didn’t take long did it? No sooner did we post that the ExoPC Windows-powered tablet was up for pre-order, we’ve come across a posting that someone out there has managed to get Google’s Android OS to boot on the 11.6-inch tablet....

Taiji Shows Off Dual-screen Windows Notebook

12/07/2010, It’ll be interesting to see if dual-display notebooks becomes a popular trend and folks who are fans of it will probably already own a Toshiba Libretto W100. Now Chinese computer maker Taiji Electronics is showing some some tablet computers, one of...

OCOSMOS OCS1 UMPC Ready by March 2011

11/29/2010, OCOSMOS’s OCS1 UMPC is a Windows 7-based system that will run on Intel’s Oak Trail processing platform with a single-core 1.5 GHz or 1.9 GHz CPU. The device is slated to launch by March 2011, though pricing nor exact availability were not...

Acer Iconia Libretto Competitor with Dual-Screen Tablet

11/23/2010, In addition to its Windows 7 tablet and Android tablets, the company has announced a dual-screen tablet/notebook that’s similar to the Toshiba Libretto. The Acer Iconia features two 14-inch touchscreen panels that can be used in either book mode or...

Logitech Unveils Its K750 Wireless Solar-powered Keyboard

10/31/2010, Logitech has unveiled a keyboard that is powered solely by solar energy, namely the K750. The keyboard features two solar panels that collect and store energy in a battery that can keep the keyboard juiced for up to four months in complete darkness....

Screen-printable Solar Cells Create Power-generating Windows

10/28/2010, In the future, will all our windows sport solar cells that will gather energy to keep our electronics beeping all day? The folks over at Oxford Photovoltaics have developed solar cells that can be printed directly onto glass, creating power-generating...

HP Slate 500 Hands-On

10/21/2010, HP has just made its Slate 500 slate available. It is a product designed for business and its main objective is to bring the Slate (call it a tablet if you want) form factor to the Windows market. Businesses do run Windows software and often, employees in...

ExoPC Tablet Launching Under Multiple Names Worldwide

10/13/2010, We had reported about the ExoPC tablet running the Windows 7 desktop operating system before, and that the 11.6-inch slate would soon be shipping, and now we’re learning that the ExoPC tablet will get rebranded for different markets. In Portugal,...