Archive for Aug 31, 2009

Lenovo S10-2 On Its Way to Japan Packing HD Display This Time

Lenovo S10-2 On Its Way to Japan Packing HD Display This Time

Back in July, we reviewed the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 and while we weren't overly impressed (it is a netbook, afterall), it was a machine that we wouldn't necessarily run away from, if we had some extra cash in our pockets. And now it looks like Lenovo has something else coming down the line, specifically for Japan. HD displays aren't run of the mill quite yet for netbooks, so it's always good to see an existing model getting a display upgrade.

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Apple iPod event September 9th: SlashGear will be live-blogging

Apple iPod event September 9th: SlashGear will be live-blogging

Just as expected, the invitation to Apple's iPod event on September 9th has dropped into the SlashGear inbox, and that means we're off to San Francisco to live-blog the whole thing.  Already a tradition on the Apple calendar, the September music-themed event is the chance for the Cupertino company to show off their latest advances in the segment-dominating PMPs, and this time we're expecting camera functionality to join the party.

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Yoostar now available to purchase

Yoostar now available to purchase

There were so many gadgets to see back in January at CES 2009 that it is just impossible to get to them all. One of the more interesting devices we saw was the Youstar webcam and green screen system sure to be a hit with kids and the prolific YouTube video maker.

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ASRock ION 330-BD Nettop Review

ASRock ION 330-BD Nettop Review

Where netbooks go, their deskbound nettop brethren eventually follow, and as NVIDIA's Ion GPU has made its impact on the graphics capabilities of budget ultraportables, so it has its sights set on compact desktops too. ASRock and NVIDIA worked together on the ION 330-BD, a Blu-ray toting nettop that pairs Intel's Atom processor with NVIDIA's ION platform, and sent one over to prove to SlashGear that just because the footprint is small, it doesn't mean the performance is too.

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AIS introduces rugged Atom tablet PC

AIS introduces rugged Atom tablet PC

Netbooks appeal to consumers looking for a low cost and portable computer and they appeal to businesses looking to equip mobile workers on the cheap. The problem is that the typical netbook is much too fragile for some mobile workers like those in the service industry. This type of worker needs a rugged computer that can stand up to the hazards of work on the go.

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SanDisk unveils Sansa Clip+

SanDisk unveils Sansa Clip+

SanDisk has been playing a very distant second place against Apple's dominating iPod line in the PMP market for a long time. Right behind SanDisk is Microsoft with its line of Zune PMPs. SanDisk has announced its latest MP3 player called the Clip+ today.

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NEC unveils new WXGA projector for large venues

NEC unveils new WXGA projector for large venues

There are so many uses for projectors from boring presentations at school or the office to the much more fun like big screen gaming or football games. No matter what you are using a projector for, it has to be appropriate for the environment it will be used in. Big venues are especially demanding on projectors with the need for a very bright device.

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ATI Radeon 4000 series graphics cards get into Mac computers

ATI Radeon 4000 series graphics cards get into Mac computers

Apple is one of the most popular brands in computers inside the U.S. and has been using NVIDIA GPUs in many of its products like its line of MacBooks for a while. The NVIDIA 9400 series GPUs that Apple was using were subject to significantly higher than normal failure rates leading to many notebooks failing or having issues with graphics. After such failures, many wouldn't be surprised if Apple is seeking a new GPU supplier for its computers.

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