In a private event leading up to tonight’s keynote at CES, Microsoft announced something that may forever change the way we think of Windows computing: the next version of Windows, codenamed Windows.NEXT, will be compatible with ARM’s processors. For those of you who don’t know, ARM processors power devices like smartphones and media tablets and use much less [...]Read more
Have you ever wondered why your hard drive is so full – why there is a cluster of seemingly useless data hogging your precious computer’s bites? Maybe you’re too lazy to purchase a handy-dandy external hard drive. Or maybe you haven’t the time to transfer thousands of files from one drive to another. Either way, [...]
Well, here you go Steve– isn’t this exactly what you’ve been waiting for?
Earlier today, Adobe announced that a “a critical vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player 10.0.45.2 and earlier versions…” In layman’s terms, the bug could cause the user’s computer to crash and give full access to the attacker.
We’re being told that Adobe’s already working [...]Read more
If you want to be the “hot shot” on the block (in the computing world at least), you’re going to need to have the top gear… like the “world’s fastest” mobile GPU.
NVIDIA claims that its developed just that: the all new GeForce GTX 480 boasts 352 CUDA cores and 2GB of GDDR5 RAM for ultimate [...]
Hot off the heals of Microsoft canceling the somewhat confirmed Courier device, HP’s decided to cancel something with a bit more substance: the infomous Slate. That’s 1 and 1/2 major blows for Microsoft in just two days!
If you recall, Steve Balmer announced the HP Slate (we assume that was its official name) just a [...]Read more
In the world of tablets, two devices have emerged as the frontrunners: the iPad and the HP Slate. When the time comes for me to finally buy a tablet, I already know which one I’ll be looking at. The iPad is nice, but in my eyes I’d pick the Slate over the iPad every time. [...]Read more
Oh my god!? Is this it? Is the image above a true Windows Phone 7 Tablet?
Well, a concept at least has appeared from designer Umang Dokey. It features two joysticks for gaming, and a kickstand that unfolds into a keyboard. The kick-board seems like a genius idea to me. Can’t you see yourself sitting next to [...]
Talk about success: in just four short months, Microsoft has managed to sell an astounding 90 million copies of Windows 7, its latest operating system.
Microsoft CFO, Peter Klein, announced this astonishing figure at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media, & Telecom Conference earlier this week in San Francisco noting the operating system’s “terrific momentum.”
In case you’re [...]
The fact that many technology users have been hesitant to upgrade their PCS to Windows 7 hasn’t hampered the Windows 8 rumor mill– it’s running strong as ever!
Today, we heard rumors that Windows 8, or Windows.next as the devs are calling it, is supposed to be like nothing Microsoft has ever made before… If [...]
Today, NVIDIA announced a new software application, Optimus. The software boasts the ability to automatically switch between a computer’s integrated and discrete graphics cards (GPUs).
Although GPU switching is nothing new , the process of automating the switch is. Right now, the unibody Macbook Pros are able to switch between an integrated NVIDIA 9400m GPU and a discrete 9600m GPU [...]
The January 6th Microsoft keynote at CES was overall a let down, unveiling nothing new, that is, except for the HP slate-style notebook. This is an attempt by Microsoft to squeeze in their slate before Apple’s, which will probably be revealed on the 27th seeing as Apple no longer attends Mac World. Another slate was [...]Read more