Category Archives: Computers

The lies we tell each other on Email

Wondering if that fabulous man you’ve been chatting with online is really a mountain-climbing astronaut fluent in six languages, including Latin? By Diane Mapes According to a new study published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, chances are he’s … Continue reading

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Seagate offers best of both worlds with second gen Momentus XT hybrid solid state/hard drive

  Released in mid-2010, Seagate’s Momentus XT combined performance approaching that of a solid state drive (SSD) with the storage capacity and cheaper price of a traditional platter-based hard disk drive (HDD) in a laptop-friendly 2.5-inch form factor. It accomplished this by … Continue reading

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Lexar’s 128GB SDXC Media Card

As we demand more and more quality and detail in digital photography and high definition videography, the size of the output files is the first to take a hit. So, it’s good to see that Lexar Media has confirmed that … Continue reading

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Samsung to release PC7 series computer with sliding keyboard

Thanks to smartphones, most of us these days are familiar with the idea of a sliding mechanism underneath a display screen revealing a physical keyboard. So why has it taken so long for someone to take this idea and use … Continue reading

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Seagate announces highest performance eco-friendly HDD

Seagate’s eco-friendly Barracuda LP HDD has now got a brand new name and some new features, too. The Barracuda Green hard drives benefit from cool and quiet operation, and some technology that is said to deliver best-in-class performance while allowing … Continue reading

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Viking Modular introduces an SSD in a DIMM memory form factor

Viking Modular has unveiled a novel approach to adding a solid state storage boost to a computer or server. Instead of being bound by the familiar 2.5 or 3.5-inch form factor, the company has introduced SATADIMM – storage on a … Continue reading

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The Smallest Mini PC To Date

If you’re looking for a powerful, space-saving personal computer that’s small enough to fit in the palm of your hand then the new LPC-100 from Stealth might just tick all the right boxes. Despite its diminutive dimensions, the little computer … Continue reading

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The New Liquid-Cooled Memory Modules On the Go

Rather than rely on noisy fans to cool computer systems, overclockers and gamers have been using the chilling power of water to keep processors from overheating for quite some time. Now Kingston is offering three new flavors of water-cooled DDR3 … Continue reading

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Cruz 7-inch, Android-based, color e-Readers and tablet incoming

Velocity Micro is getting ready to release a couple of 7-inch, full color, Android e-Readers and a similarly-sized Android tablet computer. The Cruz reader features a resistive touchscreen, wireless connectivity, the Kobo eBook reading application and Internet browsing functionality. The … Continue reading

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AMD goes 12-core with Opteron 6000 server platform

AMD says that it has redefined the server market with the release of its Opteron 6000 series server platform. The company’s gauntlet (of the throwing down variety) consists of eight and 12 core x86 processors giving twice the performance of … Continue reading

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Computers: Dell redesigns Inspiron Mini 10

Dell has announced that its popular netbook, the Mini 10, has been given a fresh new look and some performance enhancement options. Most of the features outlined when we first covered the release of the Dell Mini 10 earlier this … Continue reading

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