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PCs, Macs and other “large” computers may seem like the old players in today’s mobile world, but try living without one of those, and you’ll realize that they are still the most comfortable form of computing around.

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S3 4300E HD Graphics Chip for Embedded Systems

04/16/2008, S3 is coming up with a small chip designed to bring DX10 and HD video processing to embedded systems that have drastic thermal requirements. Going into such a niche allows it to somewhat escape from the pressure from NVIDIA and AMD. They mention that the...

Desktop Mac Mod based on PowerBook Laptop – Nice

04/16/2008, To build a thin desktop machine, there’s nothing like starting from a laptop motherboard. The design is simple enough to be built “at home”, but yet elegant enough to sit nicely on the desk and be shown around the web. “the case is...

HP and Dreamworks Announce 30-bit Color Display

04/14/2008, (not actual display) HP and DreamWorks announced that they have been “working together” on a 30-bit color display that will be built for 25% of the cost of equivalent displays in this space. I used the quotes up there because it looks to me...


NVIDIA: We Are Going to Open a Can of Whoop Ass

04/10/2008, I have read several articles about NVIDIA CEO’s latest comments on Intel integrated graphics. This mostly interested people seeking the “drama du jour”, on a topic that is quite frankly not new: integrated graphics versus discrete...

USB TV Tuner / Flash Drive from Buffalo

04/10/2008, Those of us who prefer doing almost everything using a computer probably don’t feel the urge to watch TV that often. After all its possible to catch up on your favorite programs straight on your computer itself, so there’s really no need to...

Shuttle High Definition mini-PC

04/10/2008, Shuttle is coming out with an AMD-based home theater PC (HTPC) that features a Blu-Ray & HD-DVD combo drive and a DVB-T TV Tuner. The memory is sparse: only 1GB, we recommend pumping it to 2GB, as sit as really cheap. I have good memories of my first...

Kohjinsha SR8KPO6S UMPC with Optical Drive

04/09/2008, One of the weaknesses of UMPCs is that they often don’t have an optical drive. I’m not sure how bad it is, because I’m not really using the DVD drive of my Vaio SZ often… Anyhow, Kohjinsha’s SR8KPO6S does have a DVD writer, which can be disabled...

Dell to Join the Eee Wanabees

04/09/2008, Compal computers, a contract manufacturer for Dell said that it has received an order of 200k to 300k units of a “low-cost” notebook to be sold sometimes this year. This confirms that the demand for cheap sub-notebooks is at an all-time high...

3DConnexion SpaceNavigator for Notebooks

04/08/2008, The 3DConnexion SpaceNavigator is one unique navigation peripheral for your computer, but it is too bulky to be carried around for notebook use until today. The 3DConnexion SpaceNavigator for Notebooks has just been unleashed, weighing half of the...

HP 2133 Sub-Notebook First Review

04/08/2008, The beautiful HP 2133 is making its way to reviewers and the first impressions are very positive, very much in line with what we expected after looking at the specifications. It’s cheap: the $550 version is substantial and the $749 one will flat out...

Smallest 8GB USB Flash Drive

04/07/2008, Super Talent has just rolled out three new 8GB USB flash drives, where one of them lays claim to be the smallest of its kind in the world. The PICO-A comes with a swivel lid, while the PICO-B has a retractable connector and the PICO-C is just plain tiny....

Stealth USB CapsLocker

04/07/2008, Drive your colleague mad with this DIY project – the Stealth USB CapsLocker. This will need to be soldered on, but it ought to be pretty hard to detect since it isn’t as obvious as a USB keylogger. What the Stealth USB CapsLocker does is to...

Windows Asus Eee at Best Buy for $399

04/07/2008, Those who have been anxiously waiting for the Windows version of the Asus Eee can head to Best-Buy to get one, for $399. Don’t forget that there is no optical drive and that Windows XP home Edition lacks features like remote desktop. Other than...

Yonkoichi HDD Enclosure

04/03/2008, Yonkoichi has a brand new hard drive enclosure that allows you to recycle all your 2.5-inch hard drives which are sitting idly at home. Constructed from aluminum, this USB 2.0 enclosure has enough room to hold up to four 2.5-inch hard drives, unifying...