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A $150 Project Natal Wouldn’t Be So Terrible

@ 2010/05/27 read/post comments(0)
Edge probably sunk some hearts today by reporting a rumor that Microsoft’s motion-sensing Xbox 360 camera, codenamed Project Natal, will cost $150. The “trusted source” who spoke to Edge pegs Natal at a much higher price than… Go To Full Article

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: Lucid Lynx Benchmarked And Reviewed

@ 2010/05/27 read/post comments(0)
Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, is pinning its hopes of OEM acceptance on the Lucid Lynx. We've put the screws to this new Long Term Support (LTS) release, comparing it to Canonical's previous LTS release, 8.04 Hardy Heron, to look… Go To Full Article

Gaming Addiction Same As Snorting Cocaine

@ 2010/05/27 read/post comments(0)
Young addicts are skipping meals, playing truant from school and are even stealing money from their parents to buy the latest games. And one expert today warned two hours of playing games produces the same high as taking a line… Go To Full Article

Aliens vs. Predator DirectX 11 Benchmark Now Available

@ 2010/05/27 read/post comments(0)
The folks at AMD have let us know that Rebellion, SEGA and Twentieth Century FOX have just released the Aliens vs. Predator DirectX 11 Benchmark to the public. You can grab the 303MB benchmark here Go To Full Article

Catalyst 10.5 drivers have multi-display Overdrive enhancements

@ 2010/05/27 read/post comments(0)
AMD names two major additions in this release: compatibility with 120Hz displays for systems with Radeon HD 3000- or 4000-series cards, plus enhancements to the Catalyst Control Center's Overdrive feature. Overdrive now has "full support for over-clocking functionality on supported… Go To Full Article

Why Windows 7 "Slate" Tablets Won't Happen

@ 2010/05/26 read/post comments(0)
InfoWorld's Galen Gruman questions the viability of Windows 7 on tablets in the wake of the news that HP will use Palm's WebOS as the foundation for iPad rivals, rather than follow through with the previously hyped Windows 7-based Slate.… Go To Full Article

DUH! news of the Day: iPad overheats in the Sun

@ 2010/05/26 read/post comments(0)
Apple's new iPad retreats from the sun like a vampire. Not only can't you read the screen if an iPad is exposed to sunlight, it appears that the beast starts to overheat and switch itself off. Some owners are complaining… Go To Full Article

Marvell shows off 10-inch Android tablet at Netbook Summit

@ 2010/05/26 read/post comments(0)
Unfortunately, we don't know much about this new Marvell powered tablet, but we couldn't resist sharing our impressions of the very svelte 10-inch device. We only got a few minutes to play around with the slate at the Netbook Summit,… Go To Full Article

No Supply Issues with Premium DRAM, NAND – OCZ

@ 2010/05/26 read/post comments(0)
The global downturn of economy seems to be getting easier and the demand towards high-performance computer components is finally picking up. However, since makers of chips have refocused parts of their manufacturing capacities onto devices that will sell in a… Go To Full Article

Android Sells 100,000 Smartphones per Day, What Does That Mean?

@ 2010/05/26 read/post comments(0)
Right after I finished my 1Q total Smartphone Market Analysis, Google came out with the statement that they now sell 100,000 smartphones per day. There are 61 models of Android handsets by 21 branded manufacturers [including Google itself with its… Go To Full Article

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