Dell computers – pending regulatory and stockholder approval – has been sold to Microsoft, Silver Lake, Michael Dell (the original founder of Dell) for $24,4 billion.
CES, the world’s biggest tech show, is packed to the rafters with amazing pieces of new technology, but it’s also the dumping ground for a lot of oddball creations from more fringe technology outfits. Here’s a run through of some of the more unusual pieces of tech that caught our eye at this year’s show. [...]
Just as we’re getting used to the term 4K, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has decided to rebrand all new 4K Home Cinema displays as “Ultra High Definition” or “Ultra HD”. The CEA’s board of industry experts voted unanimously to change the name and all subsequent branding to “Ultra High-Definition”, which will now be on all displays [...]
Microsoft’s greatest challenge with this month’s release of Windows 8 is making its new app marketplace a success. In order to get as many apps on board, software developers will need to re-write their applications to take advantage of the new touchy, feely operating system – something that takes time and money. But many developers [...]
We love our shiny new tech toys, but how about the old ones? Electronic gadget disposal is fast becoming a big environmental issue and now European Union has decided to tame the beast. According to a new plan recently approved by European Union, electronics retailers are now under legal obligation to accept electronic waste for [...]
CES is in full swing and today we’ll give you some interesting details on origami laptops, tablets, 4K camcorders and even an Apple rumour. Right, let’s get this Apple iPad rumour out of the way first. Now, everyone knows that Apple isn’t at CES (or are they?). Well, according to iLounge they’ve seen something interesting [...]
More rumours about Apple’s possible decision to start making HDTV’s has surfaced again after an industry analyst claimed that the Cupertino company is likely to launch internet connect televisions in March 2012. It’s been rumoured several times that Apple might be considering putting their Apple TV directly into a monitor and analyst’s reckon it could [...]
Sony had their E3 press conference last night and it showed that the Playstation brand is in rude health as Sony unveiled 2 new pieces of hardware and plenty of new games. Before any of the announcements Sony US boss Jack Tretton took to the stage and talked about the Playstation Network hack and offered [...]