With today’s increased speed and availability of broadband connections, online backup services could now be considered as viable alternatives to their local counterparts. Do you think these services are now compelling enough to ditch your local backup solution? The growing prevalence and rising speed of broadband, coupled with the aforementioned drop in storage costs, has [...]
After a long-standing opposition against the OLPC foundation, Intel has finally decided that they would start supporting MIT’s “$100 laptop” project. But originally, Intel didn’t want to participate in the program mainly because chief CPU-rival AMD’s processors were chosen to run inside the OLPC systems. The reasons why they now want to start involving themselves [...]
By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] I don’t know if this is a real product or not (looks to be possibly a mock-up or faked picture), but wouldn’t it just be awesome to own one of these? I would buy one in a second!
By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] This is already becoming a reality in Japan and Korea. The projection technology can be used to show a photo slideshow, a presentation, or a captured video from the phone. The current incarnation of the micro projection tech will allow a 20″ display on a wall or other flat [...]
By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Now that “the day” has come and gone, what do you have to say about the iPhone? Of course, amongst the build-up of the iPhone’s technical details and rumored features, there has been a lot of folks condemning some of the iPhone’s shortcomings: no removable battery no memory slot [...]
Following right on the heels of Microsoft’s Surface Table, the folks at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK, have developed a prototype of a multi-touch laptop. Here’s a short video from Steve Hodges, Manager of Microsoft’s Sensors and Devices Group, presenting his new toy. Enjoy the show!
Is there anything more annoying then receiving a brand new computer and having to reinstall it from scratch, just because you want to make sure that it’s entirely free from craplets? These kinds of situations are unfortunately more and more common in the world of brand name computers. Here’s a video taking a look at [...]
By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] From the desk of Gene Roddenberry (remember those cool PDAs in ‘Earth: Final Conflict’ – or am I the only one that watched that show?) comes a product featuring a paper-thin display…and it’s coming sooner than you think. While the concept of flexible displays has been around for a [...]
-Use Your Mac Mini as a Media Server Part 1 – Part 2 Apple has been pushing the use of the Macintosh as the heart of one’s media center for a long time now, but more specifically since the release of the Mac Mini. With its compact size, low price and FrontRow, it’s the perfect [...]
On Wednesday, during the D5 conference, Palm has presented an all-new ultra-portable computer thing, the Palm Foleo. The device, which the company qualifies as a companion to smartphones, weights around 2.5 pounds, features a 10 inch screen, a full QWERTY keyboard and support Bluetooth connectivity. It will initially be priced at $599, right before a [...]
Here is a video presenting the highlights of the joint onstage appearance of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs at the D5 Conference that took place yesterday near San Diego, California. For those of you who are interested in watching the full interview (Over an hour long), keep on reading.
By Brian Boyko Contributor, [GAS] Call it the “iRack.” Actually, no, wait, that’s a horrible name. Call it Armarac, a 6u server rack in four square feet of space, launched recently at Interop Las Vegas. Who says enterprise hardware doesn’t look cool? Designed by Auckland, New Zealand company Thureon, the Armarac is an enclosable clamshell [...]