Mind Reading. Power harvesting. No more passwords. The Death of spam. Technology for everyone. These are five thing IBM believes are the future. Not 50 years in the future, but more like five years in the future.
When cat owner Chris sent his HP Elitebook in for repairs, he received a nasty surprise—not only weren't his repairs covered by his warranty, but his cat was to blame. HP claims the computer was furred to death.
AMD Australia has spilled the beans on the company's plan for thinspiration: Intel won't be the only ultra computer in town! No—coming soon, we'll have AMD Ultrathins in addition to Intel Ultrabooks. Caveat: they might not be thin.
The computer that played a big part in turning a generation into amateur programmers hits a milestone this week, with the BBC Micro celebrating 30 years of pretending to be for "helping kids with homework."
Dell's approach to letting customers configure their PCs can be a little daunting, so I applaud them for providing helpful advice. Except in this instance where an image implied that choosing a cheaper graphics card would mean a blurry desktop.
HP's earnings were brutal this past quarter, sure. In response, new CEO Meg Whitman's clarion call to investors, repeated over and over again? We need to be more clear. We need to let you know what's going on.
Looks like ultrabooks are the new tablets. Sort of. Remember when CES in 2011 was the show of a zillion slates? CES 2012 could see as many as 50 super-thin, Intel-powered ultrabooks. Wanna take a Scrooge McDuck dive in an ultrabook pool?
HP's Envy line of serious fun notebooks (as opposed to serious business, bleh!) have always been a bit on the tacky side. I hate to say it, but they looked like expensive toys. Now they're grown up, in and out.
HP's TouchSmart series, perhaps in spite of its touch capability, are damn good all-in-one PCs, and a nice iMac alternative. Now it's inevitably 3D — active shutter glasses and a 3D webcam jazz up the multimedia desktop slab.
Just last month, AMD staged an event to squeeze an amazing 8429.38 MHz out of its FX-8150 processor. The highest-clocked CPU in the world—it was a big production. And now they've been beaten by a team of one.