2015, Analysis, Asia Pacific (APAC), Event, Global Politics, Japan, Mobile World Congress

5 Reasons Why You MIght Want a Vaio Z Canvas

Vaio finally reveals even more tidbits about its upcoming hybrid 2-in-1. But would you want one?


VR World

Toshiba Aims At Entry-level Segment With Satellite Radius 11

For a notebook that retails for under $400, Toshiba’s Satellite Radius 11 offers a lot of features.


Analysis, Business, Hardware, VR World

Intel Beats Estimates, Reports Strong Q3 2014 Earnings

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Intel reported earnings of $3.3 billion on record $14.6 billion of revenue, which beat expectations from Wall Street.


Analysis, Business, Hardware, Mobile Computing, VR World

Best Buy CEO Sees Tablet Sales Plummeting

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Are tablets finally reaching the point of saturation? According to Best Buy’s CEO, Hubert Joly, they are “crashing” as he stated in an interview with recode. In fact, Hubert says that they’ve seen a revival of the PC’s growth in sales within Best Buy which accurately depicts some of the trends we’re seeing in the industry as a whole with Intel and others reporting better earnings quarter after quarter. Hubert partially attributes it to the fact that Microsoft stopped supporting XP and the fact that there are now thinner, more portable PC formfactors that also act as tablets. Best Buy [NYSE:BBY] has been struggling as of


Apple, Business, Companies, Hardware, VR World

Microsoft is Paying $650 for Macbook Air Users to Buy a Surface Pro 3

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You heard it right, Microsoft is paying Macbook Air users up to $650 to swap their Macbook Air for a Microsoft Surface Pro 3. This offer is designed to give Apple users cold hard cash to upgrade their 11 or 13″ low-resolution Macbook Air laptops for Microsoft Surface Pro 3’s. If you look at the specs of the Surface Pro 3, it does look much more attractive than the Macbook Air on paper with a higher resolution touch display, active pen, and optional keyboard. However, if you know the resale prices of most Apple products a Macbook Air could probably still fetch north of $650


2014, Comic-Con, Event, Hardware, VR World

Synaptics' Thintouch Keyboard for 2-in-1's at Computex 2014

Synaptics Thintouch

We sat down at Computex 2014 with Synaptics’ Godfrey Cheng and Scott Poole to talk about the company’s latest innovations, including their developments with their Forcepad. I was personally unaware that Synaptics’ first generation Forcepads actually had glass built into the touchpad to enable the Forcepad to work correctly and evenly distribute the pressure. However, the new generation of the Forcepad is capable of measuring the smallest amount of pressure at every point and no longer uses glass, making the touchpad more flexible, less breakable, and thinner than the previous generation. We also got some hints that the company might be working on some interesting