Premium-Inhalt. Research in Motion slashed the price of its new BlackBerry Torch 9800 down to $99 to boost flagging sales against rival handsets, such as the iPhone 4. But, is it worth it?
Premium-Inhalt. IBM has strengthened its hand in the Unix business with new systems based on its Power7 processors, including a server for large enterprises that scales to 256 cores.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel will expand the use of its Atom microprocessors in consumer electronic devices with the purchase of Texas Instruments' cable modem chip division, it said Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Sometime this month, the 5 billionth device will plug into the Internet. And in 10 years, that number will grow by more than a factor of four, according to , which tracks the installed base of equipment that can access the Internet.
Premium-Inhalt. A partnership between Intel and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies has missed the ship date for its first enterprise flash storage products, but that stumble wasn't a harbinger of bad times for the technology, which continues to gain acceptance in data centers, an industry analyst said Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. The Apple manager who was arrested last week pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of accepting kickbacks of at least $1 million from Asian suppliers.
Premium-Inhalt. The Micro Express MicroFlex 97B cruises into the category at a relatively inexpensive price of $2099 (as of August 12, 2010), but it offers impressive performance and design trappings that are in line with those of systems priced considerably higher.
Premium-Inhalt. Manga Browser is exactly what its name implies: a manga browser. While this app is a fan favorite of those who love their manga, this application's Achilles' heel is its reliance on online databases that have an unfortunate habit of being taken down because of copyright laws. In its previous iteration, Manga Browser's collection included Onemanga.com and 1000manga.com; both of those sites were taken down. Currently, Manga Browser links to the collections of Mangafox.com, MangaStream, and MangaReader. While many fans are happy with the recent additions, abrupt closures of these sites can make this application unreliable and frustrating.
Premium-Inhalt. In my review of the original , I called the system a revelation for gamers: Finally, here was an ultraportable laptop with enough muscle to play the latest games at good quality and performance levels and without worrying about anemic battery life. Recently, Alienware updated the M11x with new internal hardware, swapping out the ultra-low-voltage Core 2 Duo chips for Intel's Core i5 and i7 ULV chips, and adding nVidia's automatic graphics switching technology.
Premium-Inhalt. The Toshiba Satellite T235-S1345 is a lightweight ultraportable notebook with a good screen and an attractive, shiny red cover. Our review model, priced at $600, features an Turion II Dual-Core K625 Processor, a 320GB hard drive, an Mobility Radeon HD 4225 integrated graphics engine, 4GB of RAM, and a 13.3-inch widescreen. It also features Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, a built-in Webcam (with included face recognition software) and microphone, and it runs the 64-bit version of Windows 7 Home Premium.
Premium-Inhalt. Because I'm the editor in charge of laptop coverage here at PC World, I'm quite often asked, "Which notebook should I buy?" Only slightly less often am I asked, "Which model would you buy?" This is it. The HP Envy 14 is the laptop I would buy for myself, were I in the market for one right now. That doesn't necessarily mean it's the right laptop for you, because everyone has different needs, but I get my hands on a lot of laptops, so it's high praise indeed.