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SlashGear Week In Review – 03/30/08 – 04/05/08

SlashGear Week In Review – 03/30/08 – 04/05/08

Well, a lot has happened this past week and this is just a little recap for those of you that aren’t big fans of back reading through pages of articles. I highly recommend you at least skim through and make sure there isn’t something really interesting that you missed, but here’s a brief overview.

Why are Computer Manufacturers regressing with technology?

Why are Computer Manufacturers regressing with technology?

Is it just me or is it a growing trend these days for more and more of the excitable and highly marketable to be using low end, often times single-core, processors of the past? Why did Intel and AMD even bother developing dual and quad core chips when we were going to wind up going back to single core chips, and even VIA processors?

Lenovo IdeaPad U8 MID – looks amazing

Lenovo IdeaPad U8 MID – looks amazing

Sure its just a concept right now, but the idea is to use Intel’s Atom processor in this device along with your usual plethora of wireless connections. They are also possibly adding 3G and EDGE to the list of available connections on the device.

Splashpower belly up – another great possibility gone

Splashpower belly up – another great possibility gone

Splashpower, one of the many companies striving to bring us all wireless charging in our gadgets, has sadly had to end its run. It never even really produced an actual product, but they did do a lot of research and development which hopefully someone will pick up the pieces from.

Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth Headset reviewed

Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth Headset reviewed

So while Vincent was at CTIA he managed to pick up one Plantronics’ latest headsets, the fashionable Discovery 925 that we wrote about earlier this week. Not only did we get his review of the product, some more shots, and even a video review, but we got some more info too.