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Infographic: Why Samsung Series 5 Chromebook?

Samsung official blog created a infographic detailing “Why to buy Chromebook?” –when there are so many options available: nebooks, notebooks, Ultrabooks and other mobile computers available on the market today.

Check out the following infographic:

Windows 8 Touch Interface Demonstrated On Windows 7 Hardware: BUILD Conference

In September 13 blog post, Steven Sinofsky talked about experiencing Windows 8 touch on Windows 7 hardware. The post is authored by Grant George, corporate vice president for all of Windows test, and Jeff Piira, a test manager on our HIP team, — focuses on the touch interface aspects of PCs designed for Windows 7, …

Intel Talks “21 mm Thick, 5 Hours Battery Backup” Ultrabooks

The world of computing is in the midst of a sea change. Some might call it a “strategic inflection point.” You can see it all around, especially in the massive growth of device types — smartphones, tablets, hybrid devices, e-readers, netbooks, Chromebooks.This week Intel revealed more about its thoughts about the “Ultrabooks” project. The new …

A Quick Look at Chromebook Security Features [Plus Videos]

Chromebooks take Chrome and its core values (simplicity, speed and security) and apply them to its own operating system infrastructure. The result is a multi-layered set of defenses which boosts the security of Chromebooks against malicious software that could compromise and linger on the system.

Let’s take a quick …

Technology Troubleshooting Tips: 3TB limit, Forced Shutdowns, Optimizing Windowns 7 for Netbooks [Video]

Microsoft tech troubleshooter Gov Maharaj and Larry Larsen walkthrough following troubleshooting solutions:

[01:10] Handing the 3TB limit on drives in Windows.
[06:30] How bad is a forced shutdown for your system.
[11:20] How long to wait before turning off hanging shutdown.
[13:05] Can someone tell what files were on my USB …

Chromebook to Get Intel Core i Series Processor, Phasing Out ‘Atom N570’

The first Chrome OS powered laptops available from manufacturer like Samsung and Acer. However, houses low powered Intel Atom-based processors. This is all going to change, as the future versions of the Chomebooks will be using Intel’s higher end Core series of processors.

According to report, “Google plans to upgrade the Chromebook design …

Intel Talks About Ultrabooks and Android-friendly Tablet Chips at Computex 2011

Computex, Taipei, May 31, 2011 – Intel’s EVP Sean Maloney said that by the end of 2012, 40% of the consumer laptop market segment will encompass an emerging new breed of no-compromise computers, called “Ultrabook,” which’ll increasingly combine best-in-class performance, improved responsiveness and security in thin, elegant form factors.

Maloney said Intel’s making …

Forrester: What The Post-PC Era Really Means?

Forrester Research’s new report deconstructing the “post-PC era” buzzword, since Steve Jobs announced at the iPad 2 launch event that Apple now gets a majority of its revenue from “post-PC devices,” including the iPod, iPhone, and iPad–a major milestone for a company that was originally named “Apple Computer.”

The phrase was also part …

MSN Bing Switch and Win Contest for UK Users

Microsoft has launched the MSN Bing Switch and Win contest at the end of March 2011.

The’ll of course need to make their way to the official MSN Bing Switch and Win site in order to sign up.

This’ll involve running the promotion download, users are required to provide their email …

LTE At One: 12 Countries, 19 Networks, 6 Smartphones, 7 Tablets

After over a year of the first commercial LTE networks went live in Norway and Sweden, the Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) and 4G Americas ecosystem illustrate the progress of the 4G network technology. The GSA says LTE is the fastest developing mobile technology ever.

Currently, there’re 19 LTE networks up and running …

CES: Toshiba Shows Off ‘Satellite e305, Satellite A665 3D Gaming Laptop, NB505 Netbook’ [Video]

In the video, Ben reviews Toshiba’s notebooks “Satellite e305, the next generation of the e205. side from improved specs and the next gen of Intel WiDi, it has a gorgeous new finish.

After the e305, NB505 netbook, and the Satellite A665 3D gaming laptop. The A665 is a great PC at a great …

Cr-48 Chrome OS Notebook Running Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread

After recently releasing a Cr-48 tool to boot any OS, including Windows or Mac OS X, Hexxeh has now successfully got Android 2.3 Gingerbread running on Cr-48 netbook.

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Hexxeh hasn’t posted any details about which version of Android he’s running or what steps he took …

Asus ‘EEE Pad MeMo, EP121,Eee Pad Transformer,Eee Pad Slider’ Tablets and Slates Announced at CES 2011

ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih introduced the Eee Pad, Eee Slate lineup at the CES in Las Vegas.

  • Eee Pad MeMO has a 7-inch capacitive screen powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile processor and will ship with Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) featuring HD playback capabilities, mobile gaming, an exciting Web experience and is accompanied by …

AMD Fusion APU (Accelerated Processing Units) Processors Launches at CES 2011

AMD is launching their AMD Fusion family of Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) — “combination of the CPU and GPU into a single die. “AMD has combined multi-core CPU (x86) technology with discrete-level graphics.

The 2011 low-power AMD Fusion APU platform (codenamed “Brazos”), designed for everyday computing for PCs like netbooks and other small …

Opera Browser for Android Tablets Preview Launched

By this time, it’s clear that CES 2011, will be mostly tablets hardware, which of course often means new software. Opera has offered an early sneak peek at a new tablet-specific version of their Android browser. Whether it’s checking email, managing social networks or surfing the net, Opera’s specialized browser for tablets provides you with …