It’s the third most asked question next to “did I make the right choice of next generation iPad?” and “why is it so cold at the moment?” (I’m writing this post from England) — What exactly does Apple plan to do with PrimeSense? [Read more…]
Archives for November 2013
While walking in Washington I spotted a bright red sign for District of Columbia mayoral candidate Jack Evans on a light pole. Under the candidate’s name, the poster said simply: ”#schools”. To which I responded: #facepalm. [Read more…]
With 8 inches of Windows 8.1, the Dell Venue 8 Pro is a portable productivity powerhouse. Unlike Microsoft’s own Surface 2, the Dell Venue 8 Pro is both smaller and lighter while at the same time more powerful as it is based on Intel’s x86-based quad-core Atom processor, which allows the tablet to run the full version of Windows, compared to the ARM-based Windows RT power of the Surface 2.
NEW DELHI: While other technology companies are dabbling with eyewear and wristwatches, Japanese manufacturer Sony is going in an altogether new direction when it comes to wearable computing devices. The company has filed a patent application for a SmartWig that may have a camera, laser pointer or Global Positioning System (GPS) sensor.
The growth of tablet sales has been outstripping that of more traditional desktop and laptop personal computers for a while, and now it looks like we are finally approaching the tablet/PC tipping point, where the cheaper, more portable tablet is becoming the de facto PC: 2014 will be the year that tablets account for 50% of all “PCs” shipped globally, according to researchers at Canalys.
Trax smart GPS tracker is now available to pre-order so you can track your family, pets, or anything else it’ll attach to. Yes your dream of tracking a car like a secret agent can be realised at last.
Pinterest is tweaking its service on the Web and mobile to make it easier for users to plan trips and locate their content with a new mapping product.
Apple has finally implemented a maps app in the OS X platform, and it seems to have been worth the wait. After being noticeably missing from the system, Maps (and iBooks) are helping achieve a greater consistency between the iOS and OS X platforms. After running the free Mavericks update, the Maps app icon will automatically be added to your dock. [Read more…]
The Apple iPad mini with Retina display is hands down, the best tablet on the market this holiday season.
When the iPad mini was first introduced in 2012, the tablet included the same chipset and unimpressive display resolution as an iPad 2, which was released in 2011. This made for a device that, while compact and well designed, offered lacklustre performance compared to the larger, more powerful 9.7-inch fourth generation iPad.