Lenovo Rolls Out IdeaTab S2, S2 Smartphone And K91 Smart TV

January 8, 2012

CES is rolling in full force right now, and Lenovo’s keeping the party started. What’s on tap? Let’s take a look. For one, there’s the IdeaTab S2 10-inch, hailed as one of the lightest 10″ tablets available today. There’s also the S2 smartphone, which is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and Android 2.3. Finally, […]

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OLPC’s XO-3 Tablet Lands at CES

January 8, 2012

As expected, the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, with partner Marvell, unveiled the XO-3 tablet for CES 2012. The 8-inch tablet features a 1024×768 PixelQi display; 512MB of memory; the Marvell Armada PXA618 SoC; a memory card slot; and USB and audio ports. The operating system will be either be Android or OLPC’s homegrown […]

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Netflix (Glitch?) Limits My Account to One Concurrent Stream

January 8, 2012

I’m fully aware of the oxymoron in the title, because after all, how can a single stream be concurrent? It can’t, and that’s exactly my point. Netflix got itself in a bit of hot water a few months ago when subscribers reported the streaming service was tightening the reigns on the number of concurrent streams, […]

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Diablo III Release Date Tipped in the U.K.

January 8, 2012

Diablo fans were equally disappointed and miffed when Blizzard announced back in September 2011 that it was delaying the release of the franchise’s third major installment, Diablo III, into “early 2012.” Blizzard was apologetic about the delay, though said in a statement that despite hoping to launch the game in 2011, the publisher “never…

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Microsoft Wants to Make You a More Efficient Pedestrian, Patents Bad Route Avoidance

January 8, 2012

You’ve probably never driven your car off a cliff or walked aimlessly into a 30-foot hole in the middle of a construction site, but perhaps your travels have taken you “through an unsafe neighborhood” or “in an open area that is subject to harsh temperatures.” One of Microsoft’s latest patents — No. 8,090,532 — aims […]

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LG’s Cinema Screen HDTVs Trim Bezel To Just 1mm

January 8, 2012

Well, that’s one way to make an impact. LG has been teasing the world with loads of wild new displays in the days prior to CES 2012, and now that the doors are cracked open, it’s this beauty shining through. It’s the new Cinema Screen design, and it’ll be featured in the new Cinema 3D […]

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Fusion-io Cracks The 1 Billion IOPS Barrier

January 8, 2012

When it comes to wild storage performance, few do it better than Fusion-io. The company has cranked on some insane NAND-based storage solutions in the past, but none as crazy as this. At a recent demo, they managed to break one billion (with a B!) IOPS. Yeah, that’s many, many more times what even your […]

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