Intel to launch energy saving processors for laptops
15 Sep 2011 - By Omar Mariño

At the IDF 2011, Intel has announced a very interesting thing: Quad-core processors with a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 35W. They will come out with Ivy Bridge and will be part of the Core i7 family.


Intel Haswell, the new Intel architecture for 2013
13 Sep 2011 - By Omar Mariño

Have you heard about Intel Haswell? No? Well, is not a hot tech topic now, but it will be in months to come. It is the new Intel architecture, or one of the so-called tocks (new microarchitecture) in the Intel Tick Tock Model. Haswell will be the successor of the current Sandy Bridge microarchitecture and will be released after the Ivy Bridge processors; that is to say,  it will be launched sometime in 2013.


gScreen’s Dual-Screen SpaceBook is Now Up for Sale (Pre-Order)
16 Jul 2011 - By Omar Mariño

The creators of gScreen’s latest contraption (the SpaceBook Dual-screen laptop) knew it was getting harder and harder to shock the jaded technophile community when they went into the brainstorming sessions that eventually gave birth to this beast. Rather than just being comfortable with faster processors and more RAM or Super AMOLED screens, gScreen decided to double down and give users two screens on one machine. Read more >>

Lenovo’s Honeycomb IdeaPad K1 Coming to the US
8 Jul 2011 - By Omar Mariño

Lenovo’s IdeaPAd K1 is quite an impressive machine but, unfortunately, it isn’t yet available for sale in the United States. That means you have to go through some serious back channels to get your hands on one of these little 10.1 inch machines—or wait. That’s right, it looks as though Lenovo is actively seeking permission to sell the IdeadPad K1 in the United States. In fact, the machine has been submitted to the FCC and is currently awaiting approval! Read more >>

Samsung Series 9 Laptops Get Updated Already
2 Jul 2011 - By Omar Mariño

The Samsung Series 9 Laptops are some of the sleekest little portable PCs you can get your hands on. They promised to be some of the thinnest, lightest, and most powerful portable machines PC lovers could buy (Mac owners still laugh at that) when they launched three months ago but Samsung is not easily satisfied. Despite being on the market for only a few months, both the 11 inch and 13 inch versions of these portable powerhouses have been overhauled. Read more >>

2 Smartphones and a Tablet (No, it’s Not a Movie)
18 Jun 2011 - By Omar Mariño

While trolling the Internet, I found 2 hot new smart phones debuting this spring that really push the bar for mobile devices—including a device from Nokia! So, if you’re looking to upgrade or your current contract is about to expire, why not take a look at what you could be getting if you were one of the cool kids? Read more >>

Quick (and not so Cheap) Upgrades for Your PC
17 Jun 2011 - By Omar Mariño

Computers are great but, let’s face it, stock parts just aren’t happening. Every computer user (even the grandmas who can barely handle email) can benefit from a little personal tweaking. This time around, we’re taking a look at some quick and dirty upgrades for your PC. They range in price from $20 to nearly $1,000, so you could say there’s something in here for everyone.
Let’s get started with a little keyboard action. Read more >>

Laptops: New Offerings at Spring Computing Expos
4 Jun 2011 - By Omar Mariño

For those of you who thought the iPad had killed the last of the laptops, you were wrong. This spring’s tech expos around the world are showcasing some wild and wondrous portable machines that will keep Apple from ruling the world for a couple more years. Let’s take a look at some of these little gems as we delve into the next generation of lap-capable computing starting with Gigabyte’s M2432. Read more >>

New Tablets 2011: The Mania Continues!
2 Jun 2011 - By Omar Mariño

I’m still not hooked on the appeal of tablet computers. I like the concept but what they lack in functionality still has me believing that laptops are—at least for the moment—the superior portable computing solution. However, as they say, there’s no accounting for taste, so for those of you who may think my opinion a bit outdated and prefer a pocket-sized gadget (or at least small satchel-sized), this roundup is for you. Let’s start with MSI’s new offerings in the tablet field, the Enjoy 7 and Enjoy 10 WindPads. Read more >>