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Apple Keynote, What to Take Away?

01/15/2008, The Macbook Air and Apple’s entry in the movie rental business where the big items of this keynote. The thin laptop is great, but I think that the movie rental is a much bigger deal for Apple, in the long term. Apple stepped in (yet) another...

Computer Face Concept PC Case

01/15/2008, Ross McBride came up with the idea of creating PC cases that would have a facial expression. This case looks like a blue version of one of the statues at Rapa Nui National Park (Easter Island) and I think that it might look better with a different color....

Under the Skin Microchip Tagging for Convicts in the UK

01/14/2008, The UK government is discussing the introduction of computer chips implanted under the skin of offenders in order to reduce prison overcrowding, They plan to monitor convicts’ whereabouts using these chips and satellite technology. Liberty, a civil...

Alienware Area-51 m15x Available

01/14/2008, The Area-51 m15x is a high-end laptop that packs a lot of punch, but in a form-factor that many would deem too bulky: 1.3 x 14.55 x 10.73” and 7 lbs. For that price, you will get the highest performing components and small details like an...

Fujitsu PalmSecure mouse: palm vein authentication system

01/08/2008, [CES 2008] We already published about the Fujitsu PalmSecure technology in July 2006. At that time, it was meant to be an enterprise technology for ATMs. Fujitsu told us that they are showing the mouse for the first time in the USA at CES. The scanner...

Asus Eee with WiMax – Hands-On

01/08/2008, [CES 2008] Asus has announced that it will put its weight (alongside Intel and Sprint) behind WiMax and is committed to support WiMax by offering WiMax enabled computers at affordable price. For most Asus computers, “affordable” means...

LG 4.8-inch UMPC – Wow!

01/08/2008, This 4.8” Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC) from LG is quite interesting. It looks a little like the OQO. It connects using HSDPA (or WiFi), runs Windows Vista and it is reasonably fast for productivity apps like email and web browsing. It is built on...

Limepc HDTV on display

01/07/2008, [CES 2008] Many folks these days tend to have a Media Center PC setup right in the middle of their living room, so it is no wonder newcomer MTC from the East has come up with a slew of new products including the Limepc HDTV. This 42″ LCD display...

Toshiba Satellite P205D 17-inch Desktop Replacement

01/07/2008, The Satellite P205D is beefy enough to replace desktop machines for a large number of PC users. Its 17” display is comfortable enough for productivity tasks or photo-editing. There is ample RAM memory and the hard drive has a decent size. The price...

Toshiba Satellite U305 Thin and Light Notebook

01/07/2008, [CES 2008] The Toshiba Satellite U305 offers a good compromise between (relative) performance and price. It has a weight and feature set that would make it comparable with variants of the Sony Vaio SZ. However, the Satellite U305 sells for a much lower...

NVIDIA Announces Hybrid SLI, Increases Performance, Saves Power

01/07/2008, [CES 2008] A number of computers have two types of graphics processors: a fast one (or more), in a discrete graphics card and a more basic one, in the chipset that is soldered on the motherboard (called integrated GPU). Most of the time, the integrated...

Maxtor Black Armor

01/06/2008, [CES 2008] Maxtor, the enterprise side of Seagate, is releasing the Maxtor Black Armor, an external 2.5″ drive that supports security features like full-disk encryption, which is quite reassuring if the drive is lost. It can take years, decades or...

Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690

01/06/2008, [CES 2008] The Qosmio line of portable computer has been synonymous of high performance and great design ever since it came out. The Qosmio G45-AV690 is no different: it pushes the boundary of the media center laptop. We particularly liked the Rewritable...