Asetek offers liquid cooling for faster laptops

Asetek Inc., this week revived the promise of bringing liquid cooling to laptops, which the company is pitching as an alternative to noisy fans.Air fans cool most of laptops today, but the heat

Published on: March 23rd, 2012 Agam Shah

Windows 8 tablets miss CES, will have five-point multi-touch

Five-finger multi-touch, 720p cameras and 1366-by-768 resolution screens will be among the requirements for Windows 8 tablets, according to documentation from Microsoft.Rafael Rivera, who blogs at Within Windows, picked through Microsoft's Windows 8

Published on: January 18th, 2012 Jared Newman and Melissa J. Perenson

One Laptop Per Child reveals sub-$100 XO-3 tablet at CES

OLPC, the acronym for One Laptop Per Child, might have to become OTPC if the program's latest reference design takes off. The nonprofit dedicated to bringing technology to kids in developing countries, in

Published on: January 10th, 2012 Yarden Arar

Top 6 technologies to watch for at CES 2012

Just like snowflakes, every Consumer Electronics Show is special. Or at the very least, every CES comes with its own special buzz technology. "It" technologies in recent years have included tablets (a big

Published on: January 9th, 2012 Brad Reed

Intel’s Medfield chip ready for mobile devices running Android 4.0

Intel on Friday said it has readied Android 4.0 for smartphones and tablets based on its upcoming Atom processor code-named Medfield, raising the possibility of Intel-inside handheld devices being released next year with

Published on: December 5th, 2011 Agam Shah

Squeeze more space out of your current hard drive

Recent flooding in Thailand has affected many hard drive manufacturers, resulting in price hikes for hard drives of as much as 50 to 100 per cent. How long this will last is unclear,

Published on: November 24th, 2011 Logan Harbaugh

Adobe launches Creative Cloud and 6 touch-enabled Android apps

Adobe released six new Touch Apps for the Android market on Monday, along with the Creative Cloud, which integrates content across the new apps with the desktop Creative Suite. The apps are optimized

Published on: November 16th, 2011 Michelle Mastin

Google and VMware most active in software firm acquisition for 2011

While the world has been distracted by HP's baffling $10.2 billion purchase of Autonomy and Microsoft's surprising $9 billion buy of Skype, EMC/VMware and Google have been snapping up dozens of software companies

Published on: November 16th, 2011 Julie Bort

Samsung wipes Galaxy Tab 7.7 from IFA stand

Now you see it, now you don't: Samsung Electronics erased all traces of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 from its exhibition stand at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) in Berlin on Saturday, just two days

Published on: September 6th, 2011 Peter Sayer

Lenovo IdeaPad Z370 a well-priced multimedia laptop

If you didn't already know that Lenovo created its IdeaPad line to appeal to consumers, the peacock-blue case option of the IdeaPad Z370 would certainly provide a strong clue, as would the system's

Published on: August 26th, 2011 Yardena Arar

Putting cloud-based tools into action

With no official corporate office or IT staff, the 30 full-time Gurnet Consulting consultants have become some of the industry's ultimate power cloud and social networking users.Consultants within the firm, which specializes in

Published on: July 18th, 2011 Tim Greene

HP Touchpad reviews: good effort, but no iPad killer

HP's TouchPad, the company's response to the Apple iPad, is hitting stores tomorrow and the first reviews are in. The TouchPad is the first iPad competitor to adopt Apple's screen form factor (4:3,

Published on: July 4th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

Testing cleanup utilities

Most PC users know that to speed up an old system, you need to spring for new hardware: RAM, a graphics card, or a CPU. If you're not ready to make an investment

Published on: June 23rd, 2011 Patrick Miller

SMBs need helping hand for high-performance computing: IDC

Cloud computing could help boost the use of high-performance computing (HPC) among small and medium-size businesses, but there are hurdles that have to be overcome before that can happen, IDC said on Monday

Published on: June 21st, 2011