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X-Fi sound card comes to notebooks

03/25/2007, Sound cards from Creative Labs have been the most common denominator around (if you discount on-board sound chips) for years, and the Singaporean company has recently released the Sound Blaster X-Fi Extreme Audio notebook card which takes a page out of...

No, you are not seeing double

03/25/2007, While most of us are satisfied with a single LCD monitor (mostly due to a constraint in budget more than anything else), there are some of us who require a larger desktop size to work around with. The TwoView Dual Flip-Up Flat Panel LCD Monitor fits the...

Intel could offer 45nm chips for UMPCs

03/22/2007, Intel recently dropped a ball stating that they will be working on a new version of processors based on the 45nm process especially for the Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC) market in addition to the current research on 45nm desktop processors. While nothing...

Homebrew 4-bit processor

03/21/2007, Viktor, a software engineer by profession, has successfully designed and built his very own 4-bit computer from a bunch of low-level electronic components that comprise mainly of TTL logic gates. When compared against a modern Pentium system (not...

Asus rolls speakers into monitor

03/20/2007, The Asus PG221 is certainly an irony – anyone with a large enough desk space to accomodate a 22″ LCD monitor surely has room to spare for a decent 2.1 speaker system, but Asus decided to roll out the entire package consisting of a monitor and...

Your PC In Your Pocket with MojoPac

03/17/2007, By guest editor Tristan Lorach. Mojopac proposes an interesting solution for people who are fed-up of carrying their laptops or users who don’t like to have too much crap installed on their system. The idea is to have a second Windows OS on an...

Mouse goes metal

03/15/2007, Road warriors with notebooks often use mice that are too small for prolonged use, which is why the USB Aluminum Flat Mouse is worth taking a look at. This pointing device comes in a super thin and flat design, making it easier to slot into your notebook...

Hybrid Blu-ray & HD DVD drive for PCs

03/14/2007, Hitachi and LG have teamed up to produce an optical PC drive that reads both Blu-ray and HD DVD discs, making it the first in the world to do so. In addition to supporting both new formats, the GGW-H10N can also read and write regular CDs, single layer...

Laptop that cranes its neck

03/13/2007, OK, so we all know that laptops come in a clamshell format, but how many of them actually feature a “smart neck” that makes it look as though it was one of those LCD monitors? Elitegroup Computer Systems will be unveiling a quartet of laptop...

IOPS in-car computer

03/12/2007, In-car PCs aren’t the most popular piece of electronics around for obvious reasons, but that hasn’t stopped SNT Korea from coming up with the IOPS in-car computer which will debut at CeBIT on March 15. This touchscreen PC is powered by Windows...

Sonicum speakers based on icon design

03/12/2007, How many computer speakers truly stand out in terms of design? Bear in mind we aren’t talking about high end sets that cost more than half a grand, but the standard 2.1 set up which graces most desktops. The Sonicum PC Speakers might pump out a mere...

Feel each punch with the ForceWear Vest

03/07/2007, Short of recreating smells digitally, the current crop of games is as realistic as it gets with the introduction of force feedback. This feature has been around for sometime now, but so far it has been limited to the world of car racing and steering...

RAM takes water cooling route

03/07/2007, News of water-cooled processors and graphics cards are old hat by now, but how many of us have actually seen water-cooled memory modules? OCZ Technology has recently announced their Flex XLC Water-Cooled RAM that boasts integrated heat-spreaders which can...

USB-powered retro mic radio

03/07/2007, Remember those retro style microphones back in the 50s and 60s? You can now bring home a little bit of nostalgia with the USB ”On the Air” Radio. This device is styled after that particular relic from the past, featuring a bright red LED that...