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LG LCD Monitor Has High Contrast Ratio

02/28/2008, LG looks set to roll out yet another LCD monitor, but this time their offering comes with a caveat – it is said to offer an abnormally high contrast ratio of 10,000 to 1, which is a higher ratio compared to some dedicated HDTVs currently have on...

Toshiba 120GB 1.8-inch HDD

02/27/2008, Toshiba has just announced its new 1.8″ hard drives that come with micro-SATA connectors, ferrying data at 5,400 rpm speeds in both 80GB and 120GB capacities. Known as the 80GB MK8016GSG and 120GB MK1216GSG, these two hard drives meet the stringent...

Siafu Concept PC

02/27/2008, The Siafu concept PC targets the visually impaired people group, bringing a more intuitive computer experience that relies on the sense of touch to navigate. The surface is made up of a conceptual material known as magneclay or magnetized liquid which can...

Why Are PC Manufacturers so Afraid of the Asus Eee?

02/27/2008, At the Sony Open House, Mike Abary (SVP of Information Technology Products Division) shared his view on the Asus Eee and used the expression “race to the bottom” (in terms of pricing) to describe what would happen if consumers would go...

Everex gPC mini against Mac Mini?

02/26/2008, It is true that these two could be potential arch-enemies, but the thing that annoys me the most is that it would not have cost a whole lot more to get a decent, not great, but *decent* design for the Everex computer (yes, I dislike the bright patch on...

HP Mini-NB Ultra-Mobile-PC to Launch with 2 Million Units?

02/26/2008, The new hot UMPC is the Mini-NB (also called HP 2133) that is small, sexy and bound to be “cheap” ($500-$800), although the pricing is not official yet. The latest news that we got from Taiwan is that HP did order 2 million units. I have...

Sony Open House Today

02/26/2008, You might have noticed that there are a lot of articles about Sony Products today. It is simply because the company is holding its annual “Open House” in Las Vegas and has therefore announced/demoed many products. The Open House...

Dell XPS 630 Makes Gaming (Relatively) Affordable

02/26/2008, High end gaming on a PC can potentially cost you an arm and a leg, and Dell aims to bring a balance with the new XPS 630. This computer is based on a standard ATX chassis which makes future upgrades a snap, and is able to support both ATI CrossFire and...

MacBook And MacBook Pro Updated

02/26/2008, Apple has updated their MacBook and MacBook Pro lines, bringing Intel’s latest Core 2 Duo Penryn processors, larger capacity hard drives, and a standard of 2GB of memory in the majority of the updated models. Prices start from $1,099 upwards for the...

Samsung P10 Notebook Is Hot

02/25/2008, Unfortunately, the adjective used here is not in a positive manner. Samsung’s P10 is hot – so hot that its battery actually burnt a bed and charred the floor a wee bit, although thankfully no lives were lost or harmed during the ordeal....

PC Gaming Has a Bad Reputation – How to Fix It

02/22/2008, [GDC 2008] We were invited to attend an interesting discussion held by the PC Gaming Alliance, a group of companies that includes Acer/Gateway, Activision, AMD, Dell, Electronic Arts, Epic, Intel, Microsoft and NVIDIA. The Alliance has been created to...

Kojinsha E8 – Eee PC Rival

02/21/2008, The UMPC market might be relatively new compared to the tried-and-true laptop segment, but that doesn’t mean hardware manufacturers will shun the former. Kojinsha from Korea has just released the E8 UMPC that also doubles up as a touch screen tablet...

Apple Next-gen Multi-touch Input Surface

02/21/2008, Apple’s on the forefront of things again – or so it seems, with their latest patent filing touching on a next-generation multi-touch ‘surface’ that brings together various activities such as typing, pointing, scrolling and...

Asus LCD Monitor Does Vid-Conferencing

02/21/2008, Asus has a new range of LCD monitors that comes with integrated video conference facilities. These monitors are available in 19″, 22″ and 24″ sizes, where the 24″ version is the most versatile (naturally) of the lot. The Asus...