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Netbooks versus Notebooks: The New Age Battle

Netbooks versus Notebooks: The New Age Battle

Netbooks have certainly made an impact since their introduction, with consumer interest driving up strong sales. With even more models announced since Computex 2008, will the strong interest and demand replace the notebooks of today? We'll delve in to this matter from the basics.

Energy Efficient CPUs Ahoy! Phenom X4 9350e & 9150e Tested

Energy Efficient CPUs Ahoy! Phenom X4 9350e & 9150e Tested

AMD has achieved a small milestone of being first to offer 65W TDP quad-core processors with their new Phenom X4 9350e and 9150e processors. However their low clock speeds could be trouble against Intel's fast dual-core offerings. Can AMD's new Phenom X4 still hold its ground? We give you the lowdown.

Google Android Preview: Too Human?

Google Android Preview: Too Human?

Google's Android platform isn't a life-like robot that most people would assume it to be on first hearing the name. Instead, what you get is something that may change the current mobile phone landscape that we're all too familiar with. Here's a sneak preview of what to expect.

Beyond the iPhone 3G - An Alternative Perspective

Beyond the iPhone 3G - An Alternative Perspective

For the iPhone enthusiast, it's not exactly breaking news that the iPhone 3G is making a splash on the global front. What you should know, is the choices that are available to you and widen your horizons, so let us present a few alternatives to the just launched iPhone 3G in this feature.

AMD - Loaded and Back in Action

AMD - Loaded and Back in Action

Despite the lack of profits for the last few quarters, AMD's competitive position today is perhaps the strongest ever in the last two years and that's just based on recent developments. We've got some interesting details of the company's current and upcoming plans for their desktop, mobile and handheld platforms, so read on.

HTC TouchFlo 3D - A 3D Perspective

HTC TouchFlo 3D - A 3D Perspective

Almost a year back, we saw innovation and intuitiveness as the two key elements found within the HTC TouchFlo interface. Fast forward to 2008, we see its progression onto the 3D realm with the TouchFlo 3D, making a spectacular entry during its official launch in London. Learn more about the TouchFlo 3D and what you can expect when it hits our shores!

Mainstream Radeon HD Avivo Performance Update

Mainstream Radeon HD Avivo Performance Update

ATI refreshed its mainstream Radeon HD cards at the beginning of the year but they were quickly overshadowed by the high-end Radeon HD 3870 X2 in publicity. Finally, we got the chance to test them for their Avivo HD performance to see how they fare against their predecessors and rivals.

Intel's 1600MHz FSB Platform: Tried, Tested, Judged

Intel's 1600MHz FSB Platform: Tried, Tested, Judged

With the Core 2 Extreme QX9770 processor and X48 chipset, Intel officially put 1600MHz FSB on the table. However, is it worth the upgrade to a full 1600MHz FSB platform? We delved into performance numbers and liked what we saw, but it all boils down to memory.

AMD's New Phenom X4 9000 Series

AMD's New Phenom X4 9000 Series

Intel has been preaching 45nm for a year and today, the first 45nm desktop processor has finally arrived. We take the latest and greatest Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 for a spin in our labs and we were plenty impressed with its new capabilities. Read all about it right here.

Smartphones Versus UMPCs: Mobility Meets Mobility

Smartphones Versus UMPCs: Mobility Meets Mobility

As smartphones get more powerful, comparisons between UMPCs and smartphones are inevitable with both vying for a space in your pocket and have their fair share of functional similarities for people on the move. We take an in-depth look at both devices and how they have been changing our lives.

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