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Monday, 11 Jun 2012

Automatic App Download Might Debut in OS X Mountain Lion

Automatic App Download Might Debut in OS X Mountain Lion

The convergence of OS X and iOS features have been set in motion, with each iteration of OS X sporting more features that were exclusively found on the iOS. The latest one to appear on the media radar, is Automatic Downloads, which may debut with Mountain Lion.

Retina Graphics Apps Point to Retina Display on Thinner Macbook Pros

Retina Graphics Apps Point to Retina Display on Thinner Macbook Pros

There are plenty of rumors swirling around the web prior to Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference due to commence tonight. However the appearance of apps with "Retina Graphics" in Apple's Mac App Store have pretty much confirmed the use of Retina displays on some of Apple's new hardware.

Sunday, 10 Jun 2012

Freescale's 12-Axis Sensor Platform for Windows 8

Freescale's 12-Axis Sensor Platform for Windows 8

To support the growing Windows 8 ecosystem, Freescale has developed a new 12-axis sensor platform that's designed exclusively to work with the new OS. Offering better control, power savings and cost effectiveness in a highly integrated package, we check it out at Computex 2012.

Unique MSI Gaming Notebook GX60 Spotted at Computex 2012

Unique MSI Gaming Notebook GX60 Spotted at Computex 2012

At Computex, we spotted a unique gaming notebook, the MSI GX60 that features an A10-4600M APU with an AMD Radeon 7970M GDDR5 GPU. Read on to find out more about this interesting piece of hardware!

Thursday, 7 Jun 2012

Toshiba's 21:9 Cinemascope Widescreen Notebook Spotted!

Toshiba's 21:9 Cinemascope Widescreen Notebook Spotted!

At Microsoft's booth in Computex 2012, we spotted a notebook we least expected to encounter - the Toshiba U840W Ultrabook with an ultra widescreen 21:9 aspect ratio display. Screaming of premium build and an unusual screen size, it's a niche product.

Brief Hands On with the MSI Slider S20

Brief Hands On with the MSI Slider S20

We had a quick hands on with the MSI Slider S20, a convertible hybrid tablet packed with its own keyboard. The MSI Slider is powered by Windows 8 and features more connectivity ports than most tablets. In fact, we are tempted to label it as an ultrabook-hybrid with a tablet mode.

Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012

Quick Hands On with Samsung's New Series 5 Ultra Touch & Ultra Convertible Ultrabooks

Quick Hands On with Samsung's New Series 5 Ultra Touch & Ultra Convertible Ultrabooks

Samsung's booth at Computex 2012 was full of bright, shiny devices. But the ones that caught our eyes were their new touch-enabled Series 5 Ultra Touch and Ultra Convertible Ultrabooks. Here's what we think about them after a quick hands on session.

Touch-Based Experience to Dominate Ultrabooks Later This Year with Windows 8

Touch-Based Experience to Dominate Ultrabooks Later This Year with Windows 8

Ultrabooks with touch screen are expected to dominate the laptop market this year with the launch of Microsoft's latest Windows 8 operating system.

Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 660M Comes to Gigabyte's Gaming Notebooks

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 660M Comes to Gigabyte's Gaming Notebooks

GeForce GTX 660M equipped notebooks are still scarce and the new Gigabyte P2542 gaming notebook we came across is the first we've personally seen. Find out what's it equipped with and what we thought about it.

Acer Introduces Two New Ultrabooks with Touch Capabilities for Windows 8

Acer Introduces Two New Ultrabooks with Touch Capabilities for Windows 8

Acer has announced two new Ultrabooks for Windows 8 at Computex 2012. The Aspire S7 will come in two sizes and have touch capabilities.

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