The Second coming of Microsoft Surface

October 30, 2008 – 10:28 am | by Steve The Second coming of Microsoft Surface

Microsoft Secondlight is a prototype based on the currently slated for release Microsoft Surface (but only available for purchase by large companies and retailers). Secondlight is fairly similar to Surface in that you get a tabletop display that is touch or pressure responsive but the new feature is that it has a second additional display that is not visible on the surface itself.

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Good times for graphics cards buyers/sellers

October 29, 2008 – 7:36 am | by Steve Good times for graphics cards buyers/sellers

Well they are getting better, honest! JPR (Jon Peddie Research) has calculated that there has been about a 22% rise in shipments of GPUs over the previous year for the third quarter of 2008. This is in spite of recessionary fears that have been haunting consumers for some time now. In other news, ATI finally seems to be giving Nvidia something to worry about.

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Mice with in-built fans

October 26, 2008 – 8:50 pm | by Steve Mice with in-built fans

I’m sure you’ve heard of these things before  (the Nyko Air Flow Mouse for example) but this is different, seriously! These USB Air Flow Mice are different (and special too) because you can also use them to display messages on an in-built LED message scroller! The best part is you even get a remote control! The possibilities are endless…

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Critical update for Windows

October 24, 2008 – 5:56 am | by Steve Critical update for Windows

If you keep track of these things you would know that Microsoft does scheduled releases of its updates for Windows. Recently however, they released a critical update for all versions of Windows at an unscheduled time. This is because they found a major loophole for a security risk and they believe it is serious enough that it must be remedied instantly.

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Your PC slowing down? | Ccleaner Free Download Review

October 24, 2008 – 12:03 am | by Steve Your PC slowing down? | Ccleaner Free Download Review

Has your PC started to slow down noticeably? When you open something does it take forever to load? The most common reasons for a slow PC are lots of programs running in the background hogging up memory and a cluttered registry. If such is the case, there are many things you can do about it. Not all solutions are costly and time consuming, try this…

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Nokia Aeon concept phone goes 1up on the iPhone

October 21, 2008 – 8:50 pm | by Steve Nokia Aeon concept phone goes 1up on the iPhone

The Nokia R&D department has certainly been kept busy lately, what with other companies threatening to undo Nokia’s stranglehold on the mobile phone market in general. Samsungs come up with INNOV8, Apple with an updated version of their iPhone, HP’s starting to promote their iPaq PDA, T-Mobile released the G1, etc. And now they have come up with an answer…

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Samsung Innov8 I 8510

October 21, 2008 – 3:26 am | by Steve Samsung Innov8 I 8510

The Samsung INNOV8 is one of the latest mobile phone made by Samsung. Most importantly this is Samsungs first foray in to the market of high-end cameras in phones. It has an 8 MP (Mega Pixel) camera and comes with at least 8 GB of memory (alternative 16 GB model also available) with an external SD slot too. Not too shabby is it?

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Falling prices for LCD screens predicted

October 19, 2008 – 8:37 pm | by Steve Falling prices for LCD screens predicted

On the way to your nearest electronics store to buy a new LCD screen? Well hold your horses! Market analysts are predicting a major fall in prices of LCD monitors and TVs around and after Black Friday, with low prices lasting well into 2009. Clearly, there is some explaining to do, yes?

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Music player planned for planned music format

October 17, 2008 – 1:32 am | by Steve Music player planned for planned music format

Yes indeed! The title says it all. SanDisk, a major player in the flash memory market, is planning to manufacture a music player for the new slotMusic format. What is this slotMusic business you say? Well its a new format developed (by SanDisk) to increase sales of music and songs on tangible media. Still no idea what we are talking about? Read on…

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Adobe releases Flash Player 10 really fast (after Silverlight 2 is realeased)

October 16, 2008 – 10:00 pm | by Steve Adobe releases Flash Player 10 really fast (after Silverlight 2 is realeased)

Microsoft recently released version 2 of their Silverlight software. Adobe followed up with the release of Flash Player 10 two days later. This news would mainly concern people who watch videos on YouTube and similar sites, play flash games or watch animated flash videos and anyone who uses a website that has Flash based content in it. In short, everyone.

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