System76 Galago UltraPro sees the Intel Iris Pro

The newest laptop from System76, which will be available in July, is quite impressive. As is the custom for System76, there is an Intel processor and Ubuntu that comes with it. This remarkable laptop combines the cool Linux distribution with a slim form factor that rivals those of many ultrabooks. It features the newest generation, […]

A Renewed Version of Google Maps

Google has announced their new version of Google Maps at the Google I/O developer conference. This new version has a radically different UI from the current maps version. The new Google Maps’ different approach is to have the map fullscreen with settings inside, rather than having settings and the search bar on an outside banner, […]

Toshiba KiraBook: Monitor this Ultrabook

Toshiba just announced a new Ultrabook: The Kirabook. And along with it, have brought ultra-high resolution screens to the Windows Ultrabook market. With a huge resolution of 2560 x 1440, the Kirabook has the most pixels for a Windows laptop on the market now. To put the resolution in perspective, you could fit four (720p) HD videos in […]

Steam for Linux!

For a while now, Valve has been developing a client on Linux and porting games to it. They had run a beta program, where a few people got to test it out. But now, it is open to all, with more games than ever! Valve truly wants to celebrate this accomplishment – no mean feat […]

Microsoft Blames OEMs for Sluggish Windows 8 sales

Microsoft’s Windows 8 has had 60 million licenses sold since October 26, 2012, which was 3 months ago now. This brought in nearly 6 billion USD, however, Microsoft is not satisfied. Granted, it is less popular than Windows 7 was 3 months after its own release, but Windows 8 is doing pretty well despite many […]

What is a ping?

You may have heard what a ping is, especially on internet speed tests. No, this has nothing to do with the old game Pong or Ping Pong. A ping is a little message sent to a server. It is typically timed; your computer sends a message to the server and the server sends something back. […]

Asus reveals Windows 8 ready devices

Today, Asus has unveiled their newest devices that will fit into Windows 8 as a hand into a (fitting) glove. There is the Transformer Book, which acts as a notebook, but allows the screen to be undocked from the main chassis without needing to talk to each other. It boasts an i5 or i7, a […]

The New A-Series is Here

AMD has yet to move their CPUs to the 28 nm transistors, but the good old 32 nm is nothing to be sneezed at. There are the A10-5800k, A10-5700, A8-5600k, A8-5500, A6-5400k, and A4-5300. Apparently after Apple forgot to count with their iPad 3 and 4 — I meant: iPad and iPad with Retina Display, AMD […]

FX-8350 and the Visheras

It seems that all the tech companies are just, like “Ookay! Everyone make all your announcements on the week of the 26th of October!” Apple releases 5 updates; Windows will(has) release(d) a triennial (Erm… it felt a little longer than usual this time) OS; AMD is finally conquering their fear of the calendar; Ubuntu 12.10 […]

MSI GX60 (w/A10-4600m)

Soon MSI will be releasing a gaming laptop called the GX60. But what’s so special about that? There are tons of gaming laptops, right? This gaming laptop, however is NOT powered by Intel! It has the AMD A10-4600m. This is a 2.3 Ghz Quad core CPU. Don’t be fooled by that mere 2.3, though; it […]