They say the perfect time to buy gadgets is around the winter holiday season, which many retailers think of as the giving season. Well, they clearly haven’t met Newegg’s higher-ups, who seem to have no problem in turning a humdrum end of July into a less crowded, less crazy shopping window.
It looks like Chrome OS and Acer’s love story is set to last, nay grow stronger, with Intel Core i3-powered Chromebooks just the first step in the PC maker’s grand scheme on the short term. Next on the product roadmap, a couple of Chrome OS laptops beefed up by low-power, frugal Intel Celeron Bay Trail chips, a higher-end version with Nvidia Tegra K1 punch and a Celeron Haswell-based desktop.
Chrome OS-based Chromebox desktop computers are nowhere near as popular as Chromebook laptops, but somehow Google managed to convince HP in addition to Asus these tiny, fairly limited machines have a bright future ahead of them.
Somewhat concrete news regarding Intel’s Broadwell CPUs has finally been provided by CEO Bryan Kryanich who spoke with Reuters today. While speaking with the publication, the Intel boss confirmed that Broadwell will be available before the 2014 holiday season this December, but releasing them well before that for the start of the school season may be difficult.
Creative Technology loves audio, but they probably know that we consumers love audio more than they do. We do, dammit. So this is why they’ve taken such care to produce and support such awesome audio-related products over the decades. Speakers, sound cards, all of it.
Well, well, well, what have we here? It’s Google’s latest attempt to branch out beyond supplying software for 80 percent of the world’s smartphones and 60 percent of tablets. Android is thus not Big G’s sole bet anymore, and Chrome OS is surprisingly and delightfully flourishing.
It seems like each passing month brings us some new incidents of data hacks or breaches on a large scale. The most recent – Heartbleed – has the web in a frenzy. It’s bad enough that this exploit has gone undetected for over two years, but it also targets the internet’s cryptography. Although most websites have been fixed so far, there are many that have yet to apply patches.
Recent online reports have indicated that the market is quickly nearing a saturation point for smartphones. We can assume that tablets are soon to follow that path.
If you’ve been thinking of making the leap to a 4K Ultra HD TV but you’ve been worried about your pornography’s resulting resolution, fear not! I mean what good is phenomenal resolution without, well, porn? In the past, it’s always porn that brings new technological developments to the next level. Why do you think the internet is so popular? Think about it.
Acer is busy with its all-in-one offerings and looks like there’s no stopping the company anytime soon. Why, Acer just rolled out a new All-in-One that is powered by Android OS 4.2 Jellybean and features WQHD resolution. The latter means it’s four times better than HD. The Acer TA272 HUL Android All-in-One is actually a touch-sensitive monitor that can also run Windows 8 PC.
Have you ever wanted to make your own computer? Maybe you’re like me and you always thought it was far beyond your intellectual capabilities. I mean, my degree was in Literature so I have a feeling my computer engineering skills aren’t top-notch. However, thanks to Kano and Kickstarter, we all might have the chance to feel that moment of accomplishment! You know, that moment where you get to call your little brother and say “I just built a computer! What did you do today?!”
Michael Dell is probably crying today, and now that I’ve seen the latest PC sales estimates I can understand why. IDC reported this week that worldwide PC shipments totaled 81.6 million units in the third quarter of 2013. That is a decline of 7.6% compared to the same period last year but better than the more »