Posts Tagged ‘Laptops’

Sony *hearts* Google: All Sony Vaios to come with Chrome Browser pre-installed…IE gets the shaft.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 9:39 No Comments

While Microsoft’s dominant position on the browser market has been the un-toppable empire, the age of IE is finally (and thankfully) starting to come to an end. Over across the pond in Europe, Microsoft now has to include other options in Windows installs for browser downloads. However, stateside here we’re taking a slightly [...]

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Headin’ to the coffee shop to do a little web crawling? Think again.

Thursday, August 6, 2009 6:59 No Comments

Since wireless internet has become available, public access, especially in places such as bookstores and coffee shops has been quite popular. Such locations offer a place to eat, drink, and spend some quality one on one time with your and your computer, filling your brain with whatever it is you fill it with. In recent years, the abundance of public WiFi and rising costs in the current recession has caused many people to turn off their own home based internet and go hunting in the concrete jungle for a free ride. Now I’m not saying everyone or even a majority of public WiFi users are doing so because it is too expensive to pay for home internet use, merely that that occurrence has increased with the economic downturn. Consumers however aren’t the only group to be hit hard, retailers are just as susceptible.

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And you thought your MacBook Pro was sleek…

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 13:42 No Comments

Macs are known for their simplisitc design and sleek lines. Apple obviously knows a thing or two about making gadgets not only work, but making them look good while doing it. However, silver/aluminum just isn’t everyone’s cup ‘o tea. Thankfully, we color loving consumers have Colorware to look after us. Introducing [...]

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Alienware M17X the first earthly “thing” to conquer Chuck Norris?

Friday, May 29, 2009 7:57 No Comments

Old and lame Chuck Norris jokes aside, the Alienware M17X, (which was revealed 4 days early by the way), has a spec sheet that will make any gamer anywhere drool, shake, and seize up in pure and utter shock. What exactly does this beast have that is so awe-inspiring? The list is long…take [...]

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Forget the power cord at home…Gecko Netbook loves batteries

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 9:15 No Comments

Laptops can be very power hungry devices that often require large batteries for outdoorsy exploration. For the remainder of their lives they are often chained to the wall by means of the old as dirt “technology” of the electrical power cord. No matter where you go or how healthy your battery is, it [...]

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Nokia laptops coming to a lap near you?

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 16:39 1 Comment

If Nokia’s CEO, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo knows what he is talking about when he was quoted saying ”We are looking very actively also at this opportunity, the answer to that could be a “Yes”.  Hmmm, just think, sitting down with your shiny new Nokia laptop and getting onlookers gathering around you wanting to know what this mystery box [...]

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Matte 17″ MacBook Pro looks naked…slightly odd

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 16:25 2 Comments

Even though glossy screens on laptops aren’t everyone’s cup ‘o tea, Apple went ahead and decided to make them the standard anyway, giving the option for a matte screen only as a $50 add-on option to the highest end MacBook Pro.  Look at the picture above.  While in reality it’s more or less the same [...]

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17″ MacBook Pro’s begin arriving

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 16:28 2 Comments

If you are one of the lucky folks that have been able to order one of Apple’s new 17″ MacBook Pros you have most certainly been bummed about the shipping delay.  However reports are coming in that the 17 inchers are starting to make their way to their new homes.  Two readers (123free and UFOGoldorak) [...]

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Dell Latitude XT2 now official

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 9:42 No Comments

If you are the type that loves to put your oily phalanges all over your laptop screen, touchscreens are the ticket for you.   If you like to be on the go away from an outlet for 11 hours, well that was just laughable from a laptop.  Not anymore.  Dude! The Dell Latitude XT2 is official.  [...]

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Clevo D900F to decimate all other gaming laptops

Monday, February 2, 2009 17:14 No Comments

*Image above is not the actual D900F*
If you a hardcore gamer who considers cost and weight as trivial specs on your rig of choice, Clevo might be worth taking a gander at.  Clevo’s newest creation (not slated for release until May of ‘09), the D900F will be one of if not the first to use [...]

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Fuel Cell based battery charger coming in March

Thursday, January 29, 2009 15:11 No Comments

Fuel Cells have been the latest craze in the news the last couple of years reguarding cars. However, it might surprise you to learn that they can also be used in electronics. Toshiba will be leading the pack this March when they release their Direct Menthanol Fuel-Cell based (DMFC) chargers. After they conquer general electronic [...]

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