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HTC One M9 ‘Hima’ leaks ahead of expected announcement

HTC has been trying to complete a turnaround for the last few years, and the now thoroughly leaked M9 will be the make or break chance.

HP Announces New Business Mobility Devices

HP Announces New Business Mobility Devices Today HP announced a collection of product updates with their “Business-First” approach to mobility; the full press release has all the pertinent details. The core message HP is trying to convey is that they are putting business use cases front and center. Show More Summary

Canonical unveils Snappy Ubuntu Core, a lightweight operating system for your home

Ubuntu unveiled Snappy Ubuntu Core today -- a new, lightweight version of the OS that offers a barebones platform combined with cloud-based application hosting.

Google Updates Chrome for iOS With Material Design and Handoff

Google has updated Chrome for iOS to version 40, specifically version 40.0.2214.61. With it comes a number of improvements that definitely justify the major increase in version number. The headline feature of Chrome 40 is that update brings Google's Material Design interface for Chrome to iOS. Show More Summary

The top laptops for photographers, engineers, students, and everyone else

Shopping for a laptop can be extremely frustrating at times. Even when you already know the ins and outs of personal computers, there are so many different aspects to consider with laptops. Weight, battery life, and cost come into play...Show More Summary

Beyond DDR4: Understand the differences between Wide I/O, HBM, and Hybrid Memory Cube

There are multiple high-speed memory interfaces coming in the future to every aspect of the computing market. Here, we break down the new standards for each segment, their differences, and their respective strengths.

Samsung Portable SSD T1 Review

The last few years have seen rapid advancements in flash technology and the rise of USB 3.0 as an ubiquitous high-speed interface on computers. These have led to the appearance of small and affordable direct attached storage units with very high performance for day-to-day data transfer applications. Show More Summary

Synology Introduces RS815+ and DS2415+ Rangeley NAS Units

Synology announced two new NAS models today as updates to the existing RS814+ and the DS2413+ units. Both models are based on the 4C/4T Intel Atom C2538 Rangeley SoC. The RS815+ is a 1U rackmount unit with four bays (expandable to 8 with a RX415 expansion chassis). Show More Summary

Want a cheap Office-tastic tablet? Microsoft Windows takes on Android

Linx 8 tablet NOT BAD - unless you use Google Mail Review  With little fanfare, the Windows tablet market is changing. Step into your local supermarket, and you may see Windows tablets on show priced below equivalent Android devices...

Sorry, Qualcomm, Apple – your patents don't scare us

Google neutrality pacts has shifted the balance Analysis  Patent royalties make up a higher proportion of cellular device costs than in most other markets, so the IPR game has been a hard-fought and sometimes vicious one. At the start of 2015, various developments suggest that the playground bullies of the past will lose a lot of their power. Show More Summary

Microsoft wants LAMP for wireless mobe charger

Kinect to spot phones so lights can be focussed on solar mobes Microsoft Research has put forward the idea of charing mobile phones with a beam of light.…

Samsung CES Booth Tour: Tablets, Phones, and Core M ATIV Book 9

Perhaps the most interesting aspect of Samsung’s booth is what they weren’t showing: laptops. They had exactly one laptop on display, the new ATIV Book 9 with Core M-5Y10c – that’s the configurable TDP “c” variant of Core M, which allows the manufacturer to target different power levels. Show More Summary

Why Apple will offer a stylus for the iPad Pro

The iPhone might have been the first post-stylus smartphone, but the iPad Pro is likely to signal its return

Seeing the smell of rain with a high-speed camera

One of the enduring mysteries of life on Earth is how scented organic molecules are activated and become airborne after rain. Using high speed photography, engineers from MIT have now discovered the secret -- the effervescent action of energetic microbubbles produced when raindrops of the right size and speed strike dry porous earth.

Deep frying graphene pom-poms could be key to better batteries

Graphene has only been around for a few years but people are already getting jaded about it. Finally, researchers have started to make some movement on practically exploiting the incredible power storage potential of graphene.

Dell Latitude 12 5000 Series Review

Dell sells the Latitude line as business class notebooks, and the 5000 series that we received is the mainstream line for business. The Latitude 12 is the smallest model offered, with a 12.5-inch 16:9 display in a fairly small form factor. Show More Summary

'If you see a stylus, they blew it' – Steve Jobs. REMEMBER, APPLE?

Report fingers finger-replacing pen... for the iPad? Analysis firm KGI claims Apple will offer a stylus with its 12.9” iPad. If true, this would represent a volte face for Apple, which has always derided fondleslabs that used any pointing device other than a human finger attached to a human arm.…

Elon Musk unveils new plan for global satellite Internet, aims to fund city on Mars

Elon Musk has unveiled a new plan to build a comprehensive network of satellites in low-Earth orbit. The goal? Complete Internet coverage for the entire planet, at terrestrial network latencies.

Netgear Introduces ReadyNAS 3130 Rackmount NAS

Netgear is introducing a trio of products targeting SMBs and SMEs today. The primary product is a modular switch chassis, while the second one is a new WLAN controller. Finally, we have an update in the ReadyNAS rackmount lineup. WeShow More Summary

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