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Filed Under:Technology / Hardware
Posts on Regator:1633
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Archived Since:August 9, 2009

Blog Post Archive

iOS and Android app helps you get more from your battery

Caret has been developed by a team of scientists from the UC Berkeley electrical engineering and computer science department’s Algorithms, Machines, and People Laboratory (AMP Lab).

Xbox tablet? I don't think so

Gewirtz’s reasoning is that he puts too much stock in “Xbox the brand” as opposed to “Xbox the console”.

Microsoft's pricing could kill Windows RT, Windows-powered ARM tablets

Cheaper x86-powered tablets that can run any software that can run on a PC will be seen as a safer bet than a cut-down tablet PC running a locked-down operating system.

Want to upgrade that 'Retina' MacBook Pro? Tough luck

iFixit have given the new MacBook Pro a reparability score of 1 out of ten, calling it “virtually non-upgradeable”.

AMD releases next-gen FirePro W600 'digital wall' graphics card

The FirePro W600 is capable of powering up to six screens or displays thanks to the mini DisplayPort connectors - and supports a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2304 per screen or projector.

Why Apple dumped the 17-inch MacBook Pro

While sales played a part in Apple’s decision to drop the larger of the MacBook Pro systems, it wasn’t the only reason for their demise.

Apple just entered -- and quite possibly killed -- another market

A year from now the in-car GPS landscape is likely to be a very different place.

WWDC: The Mac Pro isn't dead -- yet

If you were expecting a major upgrade, you’re likely to be seriously disappointed.

Intel: Android not ready for multi-core CPUs

The problem is that more cores need more power, and more power means more heat generated.

Apple granted MacBook Air design patent; problems ahead for Ultrabook makers?

Apple has patented the design of the MacBook Air. Consider how much difference there is between Apple’s portable and any other Ultrabook? The answer is very little.

Final thoughts on Windows 8: A design disaster

The biggest problem with Windows 8 is that it wasn’t born out of a need or demand. Its design failures, particularly with ‘Metro UI’ will likely be its downfall. Here’s why.

Possible iPhone 5 chassis appears on video

New video shows a unibody metal chassis large enough to support a 4-inch screen.

Analyst: Apple to debut TV set at WWDC

Cable providers could sweeten the deal by offering a $500 subsidy.

Dell executive: 'Shiny' iPads are not good for business

Windows 8 might be new, but it’s still Windows, and enterprise knows how Windows works and how to keep it working, whether it be installed on desktops, notebooks, servers, or tablets.

Why you won't see Office for iPad, Android -- at least for now

If you want Microsoft Office for Android or iOS, then you’d better hope that Windows-powered tablets fall flat on their face.

And the slow death of the Ultrabook begins

This feels like netbooks all over again, and it won’t be long before a promising platform is driven into the ground in an attempt to cost as many costs as possible.

Asus Transformer Book: More than meets the eye

The Transformer Book seems like a good idea, but the devil could be hiding in the detail.

Why chip names tell us very little about the iPhone 5

The problem with processor names is that history tells us that there’s very little we can deduce about the underlying hardware from these letters and numbers.

Windows 8 Release Preview vs. Windows 7: Benchmarked

Can Microsoft’s upcoming operating system keep up with — or even beat — Windows 7, or does Microsoft still have work to do?

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