BMW i3 Owners Get Paid To Charge Their Vehicles Based On Selected Schedule

There is a pilot program that is being run by a utility company in California, where a hundred BMW i3 owners have been chosen to participate in a research, being given $1,000 in the process. The whole idea of this would be to have an adequate sample field to measure the impact charging times that has on the electrical grid of the San Francisco Bay Area. This particular trial will […]


BMW to unveil updated i3 Concept electric vehicle at Paris Motor Show

Going green seems to be the trend these days and car manufacturers are starting to come up with ways to make going green a little more appealing. For those who are in the market for a new electric vehicle, it looks like BMW will be unveiling their new i3 Concept electric vehicle in Paris at the Paris Motor Show later this month. This is basically the i3 Concept that BMW […]


BMW unveils i3 and i8 eco-friendly cars

BMW has just announced its entry in the electric car market with two impressive looking models – the i3 and the i8. Even though the cars are spec’d differently for different markets, one thing the cars have in common is that they’re both great for the environment. The i3 will be an all-electric small city car, while the i8 will be a powerful hybrid sports car featuring an electric motor […]


Apple Warns Of Short-term iMac Shortage Ahead Of New Models

Apple has recently begun to advise its direct and indirect sales channels of possible shortages of its iMac line of desktops, and the resellers should begin to clear off all their existing models for the time being. While it hasn’t been officially announced just yet, word is that the replacement systems will be arriving sometime in the next few weeks. Improvements will likely include the use of Intel’s dual-core i3 […]


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Toshiba Satellite Pro Line Beefed Up With Core i3 And i5 Processors

Toshiba has just announced its latest line of Satellite Pro models that are powered by Intel’s Core i3 and i5 processors, or a dual-core AMD Athlon II processor. Updated models include the 15.6-inch C650/C650D, L650/650D, the 13.3-inch L630 and the 17.3-inch L760/760D. The “D” suffix on the notebooks indicate the presence of the aforementioned Athlon II processor. There isn’t any mention or pricing of the US availability just yet, but these […]


Intel’s Mobile Core i3, i5 and i7 Shortages Continue

You might have been hearing blurbs about processor shortages from Intel recently, and now it seems like the situation is set to continue, as analysts and chip resellers have warned that the shortage might not break until May at the earliest. Thanks to the shortage, there is a low supply of Intel’s mobile Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, which apparently have led to some companies to pay up to […]


Asus U30Jc Is Powered By Intel Core i3 And NVIDIA Optimus

Folks looking for a laptop that blends performance with battery life will want to consider the Asus U30Jc, which is a 13-inch notebook that offers Intel’s Core i3 processor, along with NVIDIA’s Optimus graphics switching technology, which offers good performance as well as battery life improvements. It’s able to handle modern 3D games, churn out HD video, and still have a rated battery life of 9.5 hours by switching to […]