MOBILE NEWS

December 21st, 2009, 8:07 AM

Intel Announces Next-Generation Atom Platform

Intel Corporation announced new Intel Atom processors today that feature integrated graphics built directly into the CPU, enabling improved performance and smaller, more energy-efficient designs in a new generation of netbooks and Atom-based entry level desktop PCs. Major OEMs have committed to having systems on the new Intel® Atom™ processors and a new companion chipset [...]

December 17th, 2009, 8:02 AM

RIM Experiences Massive Outage: Most BlackBerry Customers Affected

This morning, many Blackberry users woke up without the ability to send or receive emails over their network.  This is being caused my a massive outage at one of RIM’s main facilities.  According to representatives Hardware Canucks contacted at Telus, Bell and Rogers here in Canada, the outage is not only confined to Canada but could [...]

November 30th, 2009, 11:26 AM

ASUS Debuts First Ever Netbook to Go Multi-touch

ASUS today launched the Eee PC T91MT, the world’s first convertible tablet netbook to feature a multi-touch screen that supports Windows 7 Multi-Touch gestures. Particularly handy for students and professionals who need to take notes and make one-to-one presentations on a frequent basis, the slim and light Eee PC T91MT—which measures one-inch thick and weighs [...]

November 25th, 2009, 1:46 PM

MSI Launches Super Slim X-Slim X430 Notebook

The MSI X-Slim X430 uses AMD’s latest second-generation Ultrathin Platform with dual-core processors and Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows 7, to provide users with the ultimate in ultra-thin mobility. MSI’s ultra-thin, power-saving X-Slim 14″ notebook has evolved once again to feature AMD’s 2nd Generation Ultrathin Platform and Microsoft’s new Windows 7 operating system in the [...]

October 5th, 2009, 12:08 PM

Adobe and NVIDIA Deliver Rich Web Experiences On Netbooks and Mobile Devices

At Adobe MAX, Adobe’s worldwide developer conference, Adobe Systems Incorporated and NVIDIA Corporation today announced that both companies are bringing uncompromised browsing of rich Web content to netbooks, smartphones and smartbooks built with NVIDIA® GPUs. The companies have been working closely together as part of the Open Screen Project to optimize and dramatically improve performance [...]

August 14th, 2009, 11:17 AM

Lenovo Recalls Batteries in Thinkpad Notebooks

For those using Thinkpad notebooks, take note, Lenovo is currently recalling and offering replacements for batteries of the following models that report “Irreparable damage” or “Battery cannot be charged” messages. Apperently the number of units experiencing this problem is far higher than normal, but has not been known to cause damage to the notebooks aside [...]

June 29th, 2009, 11:54 AM

Doing it Different – Lenovo Offers VIA Nano Powered Netbook

Many consumers have anxiously waited for the NVIDIA Ion to make its way into the netbook platform, and a month ago, Lenovo annouced it would be releasing the S12 Netbook in just that flavour. However, Lenovo is offering a whole new VIA approach, alongside the Ion. It is unquestionable that Intel’s Atom processors is dominating [...]

June 23rd, 2009, 11:43 AM

Intel and Nokia Announce “Strategic Relationship” to Move Mobile Innovation Forward

Further uniting the Internet with mobile phones and computers, Intel Corporation and Nokia today announced a long-term relationship to develop a new class of Intel Architecture-based mobile computing device and chipset architectures which will combine the performance of powerful computers with high-bandwidth mobile broadband communications and ubiquitous Internet connectivity. To realize this shared vision, both [...]

June 22nd, 2009, 11:34 AM

We Got iPhone Fever! Apple Boasts Another Wild Success and More Activation Woes

A little twist of something different today (mainly because of a lack of exciting computer hardware news), we take a look at the success of the “dark” side in the mobile world. Last week Friday, the world got their mitts on the iPhone 3G (S), the latest rendition of the cultural iPhenomenon, coinciding closely with [...]

June 2nd, 2009, 10:27 AM

NVIDIA Tegra-Based Devices Revolutionize The ‘MID’ Market

NVIDIA Corporation and industry partners today unveiled 12 new high-definition mobile Internet devices (MIDs) all powered by the NVIDIA® Tegra™ processor, the world’s smallest and lowest power computer-on-a-chip. These new Tegra-based devices, which include netbooks and tablets, deliver desktop-class Internet browsing with Flash video and animation acceleration, and up to 1080p video playback. NVIDIA Tegra [...]