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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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Asus U2 ultra-portable laptop

12/24/2007, Asus is coming up with the U2, an elegant 11.1” laptop that is designed to be lighter and more power efficient. It has a LED backlit display, which is lighter and less power-hungry. But may be the most important part if saving battery life is the...

Passive-Cooled 1GB GeForce 8800GT from Sparkle

12/21/2007, This will interest users who might want to build or upgrade their Media Center PC (or HTPC in general). By now, you should all know what a GeForce 8800 GT is, but it is a nice to see a passive-cooled (no fan) version of such a fast graphics card. If...

Apple’s Ultra-Mobile strategy becomes clearer

12/21/2007, It has been reported that Apple will use Intel’s ultra-mobile PC (UMPC) platform for its next-generation devices. We speculate that this might include an ultra-portable laptop and a touch-based device that might look like a bigger iPhone. The Intel...


AMD’s crossfire on Intel’s P45 chipsets

12/21/2007, Following the acquisition of ATI by AMD, many were wondering if Intel was ever going to get a multi-GPU solution for its own chip, as AMD might have wanted to keep the CrossFire mojo for itself. Now we know: Intel has a CrossFire license and the P45...

Advansus NTC100-LX800 nano-ITX PC

12/21/2007, This small (W155 x H42 x D170mm) barebone PC is powered by an AMD Geode LX800 processor, can connect via wired or wireless Ethernet and has all the basic inputs/outputs that one can expect. It is not designed for consumers, and one could easily imagine...

Samsung R700, a cheap 17-inch laptop

12/20/2007, This Samsung R700 laptop might sell very well to desktop replacement users. It has a clean line and the back should normally be shiner than it looks like in this photo gallery, however it doesn’t look as classy as the Toshiba Qosmio, but for $1189,...

Google Talk bots translate in real-time

12/19/2007, From time to time, I go to the Google language tools and translate something there. Now Google just made it a little easier for me: I can just send my message to one of the Google Chat Bot. The bot will instantly reply with the translation. If you use the...

ICON 225 USB 3G Modem

12/19/2007, Orange has an interesting USB 3G modem that supports every data connection protocol in use on most GSM networks up to HSDPA. Its main feature is its size: it is smaller than most PC Cards/USB modems that I have seen in retail so far. Orange will give it...

Belinea-S 7-inch touchscreen UMPC

12/19/2007, This ultra mobile PC (UMPC) from Belinea seems pretty cool. It is powered by a VIA platform (C7-M processor, Unichrome graphics). On the right side of the display, you can see an internet phone. With more storage and a DVI port, the belinea-S might seduce...

iTablet T221 Tablet PC

12/18/2007, Amtek might not be a well-known brand, but their T221 tablet PC design looks great. The design is very sleek (the total lack of keyboard helps…) and all the ports are neatly located on one site, leaving the others clean and smooth. We don’t...

HyperDrive 4 – build a 32GB RamDisk

12/18/2007, The HyperDrive 4 is a hard-drive enclosure that takes standard memory modules instead of a disk drive. Your computer will treat it as a regular hard drive, as HyperDrive connects via a standard IDE disk connector. The HyperDrive 4 even has an external...

Nokia Digital Pen with Bluetooth

12/18/2007, Years after Logitech made them popular, digital pens are back with a vengeance. After the Fly Fusion Pen, Nokia is preparing to launch its Nokia SU-27W. This codename sounds like a Russian fighter plane but it is a Bluetooth pen that can function for 3...

Intel Z-P140 PATA penny-sized 4GB SSD

12/17/2007, Solid State Drives are well known for their smaller size and smaller power requirements, but when you can cram 4GB on a surface that is equivalent to a penny, this is pretty impressive, although not surprising given current advances in semi-conductor...

Digital Cowboy CRF-102 notebook cooler

12/16/2007, For those who use their notebooks regularly on the go, the Digital Cowboy CRF-102 notebook cooler looks like the sensible addition to your travel gear. The 22cm square fan boasts 600rpm to keep things cool, although you would lose a USB port on your...