Mobile headsets for talking on? Not if you're a gym bunny While the new Plantronics Bluetooth sports headset does have a microphone and you can make phone calls – that’s really not the intention.…
Everyone wants battery-friendly chips or beefy server silicon, says IDC The worldwide PC market suffered the "most severe contraction on record" in 2013, which means it is doing better than expected, analyst house IDC said on Tuesda...
We'll find out in two years, former Sybase man says Will BlackBerry be able to recover from its recent woes and once again become a profitable company? To hear BlackBerry CEO John Chen tell it, the chances of his turnaround strategy succeeding are about as good as a coin toss.…
'We didn't put hardware and software together soon enough' he tells uni kids Vid Steve Ballmer's greatest regret from his time at Microsoft is that he flubbed his company's attempts at smartphones and mobile computing. That's what he said on Tuesday during his first public appearance since stepping down as CEO of the software goliath.…
If you’re looking for a do-it-all laptop that doesn’t break the bank, check out this coupon on Dell’s Inspiron 15 Touch. The whole package includes a Core i7 processor, touchscreen display, and is less than an inch thin, giving it a blend of portability and power that is very intriguing at its $740 price point.This…
After months of falsely inflating benchmark scores, Samsung has rolled back the changes with its Android 4.4 KitKat update. However, the question is if it will pull the same shenanigans with the Galaxy S5.
First, reversible Lightning connector – next, reversible smartphone? Just under one year after a nearly identical application was published by the US Patent and Trademark Office, Apple has been granted a patent for a "consumer electronic product" – read: smartphone – with a curving display that wraps completely around the device.…
Ladies and gentlemen, the 15-year wait is finally over: HUVr Tech has announced what appears to be the first ever hoverboard. Dubbed the HUVr, the device appears to function almost exactly like the hoverboard used by Marty McFly in Back to the Future Part II, but with the addition of a handy iPhone and Android app that can be used to control it. Show More Summary
In addition to being self-driving, autonomous vehicles may revolutionize the car industry by making vehicle sharing the norm, rather than the exception.
The strange and wonderful quirks of quantum mechanics are being used to make ordinary visible light microscopes more powerful. Entangled photons might be the next big step in imaging technology.
Microsoft has signed off on the final version (the RTM) of Windows 8.1 Update 1. According to one of our internal sources, the new version of Windows 8 is on schedule to be released on April 8, just after Microsoft's Build conference. Show More Summary
At MWC, LG announced their new G Pro 2, which was written up for an early hands-on and some analysis based upon the information given out by LG’s press release on the device. This is definitely not a device that was unexpected either,...Show More Summary
AMD is announcing a new brace of products today -- the R9 280 GPU (with no firm availability date) and socketed Kabini APUs, due in April.
G biz! Does X mark the spot? Review When the Moto X was launched in the US back in August, it was a pretty big deal. Why? Because it was the first handset wholly conceived by Motorola under Google's stewardship, it was assembled inShow More Summary
From the Consumer Electronics Show at the turn of the year, images were coming out of motherboards supporting the FS1b socket. This socket was a pin-grid-array, rather than a soldered on package which we had seen at Computex 2013. Then...Show More Summary
The market for 2-bay and 4-bay NAS units has been growing at a much faster rate compared to other configurations. This trend is only expected to accelerate over the next few years. As the 'cloud' becomes a more common buzz-word, the time is ripe to educate the average consumer about the benefits of purchasing a NAS system. Show More Summary
With the launch of the Radeon R9 series back in October of 2013, AMD began the process of releasing a number of their existing GCN 1.0 7000 cards as faster 200 series variants. Among the first were the 7970 and 7790, which became the...Show More Summary
Bolstered by sales in Japan, Sony has announced that the PlayStation 4 has sold six million units worldwide. Perhaps more importantly, Sony also says that 13.7 million PS4 games have been sold -- an attach rate of almost 2.3 games per console -- with Killzone: Shadow Fall leading the pack with 2.1 million units sold. Show More Summary
We previously reported on Bay Trail-D motherboards coming from ECS, GIGABYTE and Biostar, but today it is ASUS’ turn to add in a SKU to the mix. The J1800I-C, like the others, uses a passive cooler on a mini-ITX motherboard. SimilarShow More Summary
Most processor lines from Intel get an update mid-cadence, usually a few individual processors to fill up the product stack or another one on top for increased clock speeds. This time around, Intel are looking to release a long line of refresh processors according to various leaked sources. Show More Summary