Subject: Mobile | February 14, 2011 - 10:47 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The iPad had the pleasure of being the only mass produced product of its particular species for a while, but that time is up and its particular niche is now home to several competitive products. RIM, Samsung and others have hit the scene and the newest comes from HP in the form of the TouchPad. A quick run down of the pertinent stats was provided by Think Computers; 1.6lbs, 24cm (9.45") x 19cm (7.48") x 1.4cm (0.54") with a 1.2GHz Snapdragon dual-core APQ8060 CPU, 1GB of RAM with a 9.7-in
Subject: Mobile | February 8, 2011 - 06:17 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Overall the ASUS N53SV-A1
seems to be a great laptop, a 15.6" 1366 x 768 LCD powered by an NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M with a Intel Core i7-2630QM paired with 4GB DDR3. With those specs you know that you will have a powerful and likely warm piece of mobile computing hardware. The problem for TechReviewSource was the customized keyboard layout that ASUS chose to implement, so be warned that some keys on the right hand side might not be where you are used to them being.
Subject: Mobile | February 8, 2011 - 05:00 AM | Matt Smith
Despite the protests of some enthusiasts, the aesthetics of a notebook is often more important to your average consumer than the hardware inside. HP’s realized this several years ago, which is why so many of its laptops ship with color options and/or lid patterns.
Subject: Mobile | February 1, 2011 - 05:25 PM | Ryan Shrout
Color us jealous, but Chad Johnson aka Chad Ochocinco, a Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver in the NFL, posted a photo late last night featuring the upcoming Motorola Xoom tablet device on the Verizon network. Many pundits have postulated that the Xoom might never be released based on the presentation at CES, but it looks like they are starting to show up in the wild.
Subject: Mobile | January 31, 2011 - 11:42 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Now that SandyBridge has revealed her deep dark secret you might be tempted to call the relationship off completely, but that would be a mistake. Sure, she gets bored of old style storage quickly but with the bling of SATA 6 Gb/s drives can you really blame her? Besides, she is one hot platform that you really ought to take a ride on. Just look at how fast she satisfied The Tech Report when they took her out. She took everything they threw at her with ease and style and was ready for more.
Our first retail AMD Fusion System
AMD has been making promises about the future of our computing lives revolving around this thing called "Fusion". We previewed the world of the AMD Brazos platform late last year and now we have our first retail notebook based on the Zacate processor, AMD's E-240 single-core APU. Does the Toshiba C655D-S5126 live up to the hype of the last 18 months?
Subject: Mobile | January 28, 2011 - 10:29 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Jan. 26, 2011 – MSI Computer Corp., a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, today announced the North American availability of the GT680R, its first gaming notebook available to consumers with the new 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor.
Subject: Mobile | January 28, 2011 - 08:36 PM | Ryan Shrout
If you are one of those individuals that is curious why PC gearheads like those of us at PC Perspective get more and more excited about ARM technologies, cell phone markets, NVIDIA Tegra and that type of stuff, this video should help demonstrate some of the reasons. Computing is going more and more mobile and as performance of these small devices increases the ability mix/match with traditional notebook formats and to output to TV creates a compelling combination of goods.
Subject: Mobile | January 27, 2011 - 05:44 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you missed the live discussion on the PC Perspective Podcast about the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the ASUS G53JW-3DE 3D enabled gaming laptop you can still catch the articles on our front page, and soon the captured podcast as well. Ken was rather impressed with the Samsung's ARM Cortex A8 based Hummingbird processor with the PowerVR SGX540 GPU, as the two combine to provide a rather power
Introduction and Specifications
ASUS has been seriously challenging the custom-order companies with its own pre-built options over the last few years. While the earlier models were good, the more recent launch of the ASUS G73 was, I think, the company’s declaration that it intends to be counted among the best gaming laptop manufacturers in the world. ASUS is now offering the G53, which serves as the flagship 15.6” model.