• Microsoft offered a peek at its next version of Windows, which will run on ARM chips too. Seattle Times technology reporter Sharon Chan writes: "The ability of to run Windows on ARM chips means Windows could run on devices such as tablets at some point in the future. It also indicated a schism with Intel, the chip maker Microsoft has worked closely with throughout the history of Windows and the PC. ARM chip designs are now used in mobile phones and tablet devices."
• Gizmodo's Kyle VanHemert has the word on a curious and cool little pocketcam from Casio, the Tryx (pictured): "Take your average camcorder and replace everything that's not the display with a super thin plastic frame, one that fits perfectly outside the display itself and can be swiveled 360-degrees."
• Engadget's Myriam Joire writes that The first HSPA and LTE tablets will be coming to AT&T, but not until the second half of 2011.
• CrunchGear took at look at Microsoft's Surface 2: "Gone is the gigantic, 500 pound box of death. The wall-mounted surface that Microsoft demonstrated on today was about the thickness of a mid-range LCD TV."
• CNET reports that the Zeppelin Air iPod dock now has Airplay. Exceptional wireless sound quality is the claim.
• Fujifilm announced 4,387 new point-and-shoot cameras; while NVidia announced just 1 CPU, it's first ever.
• AT&T's plans to roll out its 4G HSPA+ and LTE networks were detailed today by USA Today's Ed Baig: "AT&T plans to deploy LTE service in certain markets by the middle of this year. ... In the meantime, AT&T says it has completed deployment of its so-called HSPA+ network to virtually its entire mobile broadband market ... [with] speeds in key markets of up to 6 Mbps."
The fourth incarnation of the wonderful Raspberry Pi is upon us. A faster quard-core CPU, up to 4GB of RAM, gigabit ethernet and dual HDMI outputs are the upgrades; there’s USB-C too, but just for power. The CPU boost is a big deal, say early users, but dual-4k displays and 4x the RAM bring it […]
The Elago Mac Mini Silicone Case [Amazon] is a remarkable entry in the annals of “advertising vs. reality”. Above, the product shot. Below, the Elago IRL.
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Looking for a new tablet? If you haven’t upgraded in a while, it might be time to check out the latest iPad Pro for two very good reasons. First, the 2018 model is a real workhorse. The 12X Bionic chip processor means it can handle any task you set out for it, and still have […]
You want wireless earbuds to make an impact on your mood and workout, not the environment. If that’s the case, we’ve got a new contender for AirPod market share: Brio Phantom X7 True Wireless Earbuds. The features on these tiny, comfortable buds are impressive even without the environmental angle. Their Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity is good […]
We don’t ask for much out of our charging cables: Juice up our phone, do it fast and don’t break. It’s supposed to be simple, but keeping your phone plugged in for the night – as most of us do – can actually degrade the life of your battery by overheating it. That’s why one […]