Computer

Zypad WL 1500 wearable computer debuts

Zypad WL 1500 wearable computer debuts

Eurotech has announced that it has launched its latest wearable computer called the Zypad WL 1500. The new wearable computer is a wrist worn device that is very geeky looking. It promises low power consumption and a long battery life. The machine is aimed at emergency workers, medical workers, and other government and professional types needing mobility computing.

Continue Reading...

Alienware M11X R3 specs surface

Alienware M11X R3 specs surface

The specifications for an unannounced a new Alienware portable computer has surfaced. The machine is called the M11X R3 and while no pics of the notebook are offered, it would be a safe bet to expect it to share a familial resemblance to the M17x 3D notebook pictured here. The little machine has some interesting specs for an ultraportable.

Continue Reading...

IBM describes child-monitoring bear that keeps them from playing too rough

IBM describes child-monitoring bear that keeps them from playing too rough

If you hang out with young kids for very long you will quickly realize that in the mind of a toddler everything they see belongs to them. If you don’t give a toddler what they want, one of two things will commonly happen. They will scream and cry or they will punch you to get what they want. It can be hard to tech a kid that they need to not play rough with their pals.

Continue Reading...

Survey Says: Consumers want easier, not cooler gadgets

Survey Says: Consumers want easier, not cooler gadgets

According to a new survey, more than half of American and British consumers would rather have an easy to use gadget that works consistently, than a "cool," but complicated gadget.  The survey also says that while consumers will embrace innovation and pay extra for smarter devices that can automatically handle their daily needs, but they're becoming extremely frustrated with gadgets that freeze or crash on a regular basis.  Does this mean that new technologies are moving faster than the public can embrace them?  The survey seems to suggest so.

Continue Reading...

SlashGear Week in Review- Week 7 2011

SlashGear Week in Review- Week 7 2011

Welcome to another edition of the SlashGear Week in Review! Before we get into the meat today, I want to note that SlashGear will be at MWC 2011 next week and you can get your MWC fix by following the "MWC 2011" tag. Monday Canon outted a pair of new DSLR cameras for the entry-level user called the T3i and the T3. The cameras have nice features, the T3i will sell for $899.99 in kit form, and the T3 will be $599.99 in kit form.

Continue Reading...

Scythe Gouriki 3 PSU breaks cover

Scythe Gouriki 3 PSU breaks cover

Scythe has a lot of cooling gear for CPUs and the company makes more than just cooling products. The latest new product to hit market from Scythe is a new series of PSUs for computers called Gouriki 3. The PSU comes in three different versions with different power ratings.

Continue Reading...

IBM Presents Centennial Short Film, 100 Years of Achievements That’ve Changed the World

IBM Presents Centennial Short Film, 100 Years of Achievements That’ve Changed the World

IBM has released a short film that almost went directly under our radar. It was released relatively quietly a few days ago, and tells an engaging story about their history and how through the 100 years they've been active, they've achieved many things that have changed the world. This film tells the history of IBM with one hundred ladies and gentlemen who were born along IBM's timeline, each of them 1 year younger than the last. Behold 13 minutes of tale telling.

Continue Reading...