Apple has many different models and sub-models of MacBooks, but which one is right for you? In this article we break down the different models with specs, price and recommendations depending on what you are looking for in your notebook.
Dell claims that the fourth-generation Core processors improve the device’s speed by 1.6 times and battery life by 2.5 hours. The addition of NFC means that users will be able to transfer files by touching their device to other NFC-compatible products.
All of this means that the new XPS 12, which succeeds the original model launched last year, will start from $1,199.
For this, buyers will get an XPS 12 ultrabook with an Intel Core i5-4200U processor, 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD.
Those willing to pay up to $1,399 will get a Core i7-4500U processor and 8GB of RAM, while another $200 bumps memory up to 512GB.
The XPS 12 transforms into a tablet [...]
Gartner and IDC both released their quarterly reports on the PC market today, and the results aren't pretty if you're a computer vendor.
Gartner claims that worldwide PC shipments dropped to just 76 million units in Q2, which was not only a 10.9% year-on-year decrease from last year but which was also the fifth consecutive quarter of declining PC shipments, the longest in history.
IDC had a similarly stark view of the market and reported that worldwide PC shipments topped 75.6 million units in Q2, which was down 11.4% on results from the year before.
But whereas this researcher is keen to apportion the blame to slow demand for touch-based Windows 8 [...]
Coming soon to a tablet near you? Belgium-based SoftKinetic is building what it calls the world’s smallest 3D camera that recognizes gestures.
The camera uses time-of-flight technology, where it maps a room in three dimensions by sending out signals into the space and measures how long it takes them to bounce back.
SoftKinetic showed the tiny camera in an ultrabook computer at the Computex trade show in Taiwan and it’s expected to debut in the second half of 2014.
Intel says it will license technology from SofKinetic, including the Iisu middleware for close-range gesture tracking. The chip giant will include the SoftKinectic technology in [...]