December 10, 2012
Once again a new iPhone has been released and once again Apple breaks worldwide records in terms of units sold and shipped. Is the new iPhone 5 that good or have the consumers become so excited by the hype and marketing surrounding any new major Apple product that they purchase it regardless of its quality? [...]
June 19, 2012
In the June issue, we debuted a new section of the magazine: Blueprints. Here’s how it works. We’ve built three rigs at three approximate price points: Baseline, Deluxe, and Ultra. Baseline gets you a powerful, no-compromises rig, suitable for gaming a…
March 8, 2011
Double the GPUs, double the performance, at almost double the price.
AMD’s dual GPU cards have come a long way in the past several years. The original Radeon HD 3870 was noisy, ran hot and didn’t always perform up to snuff. Since then, AMD’s Cata…
February 9, 2011
HP Pre 3 Goes Giant With a 3.6-inch Screen
HP is targeting the Pre 3 as a “business”-class phone, even though it’s got the same body shape as the previous Pres. It has their largest keyboard, a larger 3.6-inch 480×800 display, and a 5-megapixel camera….
February 8, 2011
The brave new world of LGA1155
There’s good news and bad news for Intel lovers. The bad news is for folks who just bought a motherboard using the LGA1156 socket: Yup, it’s obsolete already. The good news: The LGA1155 motherboards using Intel’s pe…
February 7, 2011
Sprint announced the Kyocera Echo, the first dual-screen Android phone, at its event tonight.
While we had known about this event for a month, we had no clue until today what was being announced. Earlier today we learned that it looked th…
February 1, 2011
2011 is finally starting to get under way, and you know what that means: roughly 20 million identical lists from your old pal The Internet telling you which games should have your clicking fingers and WASD-claws aching with excitement. Here’s the prob…
January 25, 2011
The perfect mobile display has yet to be invented—but that isn’t stopping eight competing technologies in the quest for bragging rights
Every mobile display technology seems to promise the same benefits: Great readability, even in daylight. Fast pi…