Fujitsu's New Lifebook AH Series has Hands-Free "Natal Like" Interface

Subject: Mobile | June 11, 2010 - 01:30 PM |

It seems Fujitsu has solved one of life's biggest computing annoyances - the pervasive problem that you need to use a mouse or keyboard to interact with a computer. The new Lifebook AH series features a special camera that is designed to track your hand movements. In the preview posted at Akihabara News, a middle-aged man is seen making awkward (and perhaps even suggestive) circular motions in the air which allowed him to control the Windows Media Player.

Pick up a Packard Bell netbook

Subject: Mobile | June 11, 2010 - 12:39 PM |

Packard Bell is a name you may not have heard in a while though that does not mean that they are gone, proof being the new DOT S2 Atom based netbook.  The stats look familiar to anyone who has seen an Atom based netbook, the difference is in the shell and keypad.  The model that t-break had in for review was a pure white exterior with silver highlights.  The keyboard is well designed, giving as much room for the keys as possible while still leaving enough of a gap that you shouldn't hit mor

Source: t-break
Subject: Mobile
Manufacturer: MSI

Intro, Specs, and Packaging

The MSI Wind U230 with AMD components has potential to be an Intel Atom / NVIDIA ION killer. The performance and price is right, so why wouldn't you get one? We dig a bit deeper. What is notable from these specifications is the Athlon 64 X2 L335 CPU which is dual-core and (more or less) comparable to the Intel Atom 330. There is also HDMI out which is something that will come in handy for connecting an external display.

iPhone 4, begat of iPhone 3, begat of ...

Subject: Mobile | June 7, 2010 - 04:44 PM |

The time has come and the new iPhone, plus the new iPhone OS is upon us and we can finally see how it stacks up to the current competition.  Engadget matches it with the EVO 4G in their overview here, listing the most important things that they know for sure.  The screen on the iPhone 4 is slightly smaller, but with a higher resolution which ought to make browsing a little more attractive.  The primary camera of the iPhone has a few less megapixels than the competition but then again it is

Source: engadget

Computex: MSI shows external graphics solution

Subject: Mobile | June 7, 2010 - 01:44 PM |

While several other vendors have started displaying external graphics solutions for notebooks, MSI had one on hand as well worth taking a look at.

Computex: Google to Launch Chrome OS this Fall, Android on Moorestown in 2011?

Subject: Mobile | June 3, 2010 - 11:00 AM |

While Microsoft is parading around WEC7, Google has announced that they will be releasing Chrome OS this fall sometime between September 22 and December 21. It's a pretty good bet that there will be some tablets featuring this OS at time of launch.

Source: Daily Tech

Computex: Microsoft Reveals more Details on Windows Compact 7

Subject: Mobile | June 3, 2010 - 10:40 AM |

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A few days ago Asus announced the Eee Tablet 101TC, a 10" tablet running Windows Embedded Compact 7. Today we're hearing more details on this new OS from Microsoft.

The details are still fairly broad at the moment and none of it particularly surprising. WEC7 key features include:

Source: Microsoft

Should you jump in and join the 4G

Subject: Mobile | June 2, 2010 - 06:13 PM |

Slashdot offers a quick and dirty look at 4G and how it will improve upon 3G.  4G is set to become commonplace in some markets by the fall and new models of phones and other mobile internet devices so many are biding their time before buying anything new.  The question you should ask yourself is just how much the new communications protocol will help you.  It is faster, but only in the sense of starting a data transaction, the actual maximum throughput is not changing that

Source: Slashdot

Computex: Intel outs Acer's Affair with MeeGo

Subject: Mobile | June 1, 2010 - 01:15 PM |

Currently Android and Windows are probably the two best known OSes for
tablets, netbooks, and other portable devices (well, there's the iPhone
too, but that's only one vendor). But there is an upcoming darling in
the industry called MeeGo and they are
an alternative to the Big 3 and offers an interesting platform for
portable computers and small devices.

Computex: Asus Unveils new G73 Fermi Gaming Notebook, Netbooks, and App Store

Subject: Mobile | June 1, 2010 - 09:56 AM |

While Asus' annoncement of the Eee Tablet and two Eee Pads grabbed most of the headlines yesterday, the company is also letting loose some new updates to their popular products as well as a new app store.

Source: ASUS