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Samsung Presents New Chromebook Series 5 550 for $499

Samsung has finally released information about their new Chrome OS devices: the Chromebook series 5 550 and the Chromebox series 3. The devices have gotten serious upgrades, especially in terms of processing power and hardware.

While the Chromebox is already available for $329, you’ll have…

VIA ARTiGO A1200 – Fanless DIY PC with dual-core for Hobbyists

VIA has introduced the ARTiGO A1200, a new Pico-ITX builder kit for those of you who like to build your own machines. The kit builds a very compact multimedia computer that works without a fan. The system has a VIA Eden X2 dual-core x86 processor…

ASUS EB1033 Nettop with Nvidia Graphics & Cedar Trail CPU BC Awards Winner

ASUS showed off their EB1033 Nettop at the BC Award of COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2012 pre-show ceremony, this pint size PC took their Green ICT Green Energy Saving Product Award as it has a recyclable ratio of more than 90-percent and a very low power consumption.…

$49 Android Desktop Computer – APC by VIA

Small form factor computers are slowly starting to pop up and VIA has announced one today that will turn a lot of heads with its $49 price point. The APC Android PC system is built on a Neo-ITX board and isn’t shy of connectivity ports.…

Weekend News Round Up – Samsung Galaxy S3 Leaks, Raspberry Pi, Pafone Review & More

Happy Monday Everyone! We’ve got a few interesting stories for you to check out, if you didn’t notice, even though the Samsung Galaxy S3… has yet to be released it has generated a series of stories over the past 48 hours.  If you’re not excited

Raspberry Pi Gets Camera Add On – Check out the Picture Quality

Everyone has their eye on Raspberry Pi, and not it seems that Raspberry Pi can keep an eye on you with a 14MP camera addition.  The units are barely out the door and already we’re seeing upgrades being issued, a 14MP camera was used in…

PC on a Stick: Allwinner A10 CPU & Android 4.0 All for $74

How do you like your PC? On a Stick for $74 with Allwinner A10 CPU & Android 4.0? Well, you’re in luck. FXITech has been tempting us for a while now with the $200 Cotton Candy mini PC but a Chinese company got the scoop.…

VIA Amos-3002 Packs More Punch & Aims to Take on Raspberry Pi

VIA has introduced a new tiny computer that will compete with the wildly popular Raspberry Pi. The AMOS-3002 system is not quite as small as its competitor but it offers a lot more. VIA is powering its tiny computer with an X2 dual-core 1.0GHz VIA…

Raspberry Pi Finally Shipping, A World of Possibilities is Unleashed

Raspberry Pi is finally shipping, it’s definitely had a few bumps on the road but the company announced that the first batch of Raspberry Pi single-board Linux computers has finally arrived at distributors and begun to ship worldwide. To remind you the Raspberry Pi is…

Microsoft Connected Home Walk Through Video

Our homes like our computers are getting increasingly more connected and capable. There has never been a more exciting time in history with regards to technology and the home. With technology manufacturing costs going down, homeowners are able to afford home technology gadgets like never…

Intel Atom CE5300 Announced – Headed to SmartTVs & Settop Boxes

Intel has announced a new Atom processor the CE5300 which is headed toward the lucrative smart TV and set-top box market.
The CE5300 media chip, announced this morning, will allow users to watch broadcasts, access the internet and videoconference through smart TVs or set-top boxes,…

Third-Generation Apple TV: Integrated Netflix, 1080p HD Content, Still $99

Today Apple announced the third-generation Apple TV. The main differences between the newest version and the Apple TV 2 is 1080p HD video playback, and tight integration with Netflix.
Netflix was already a service available on the second-generation Apple TV, but according to Netflix’s latest…

Apple TV Availability Date “Confirms” Rumored Refresh Alongside iPad HD

When Apple officially declared that March 7 would be the date for the iPad 3 or iPad HD announcement, their invitation said, “We have something you really have to see. And touch.” One possible interpretation of that foreshadowing was that both a new Apple TV…

$35 Raspberry Pi Sold Out Yesterday in a Couple Hours, UK Retailer Sites Melted Down from Interest

The tiny computer that could, the Raspberry Pi Model B, finally went on sale yesterday, and only took 2 hours to sell out. The Raspberry Pi foundation started production and sales with the $35 Model B version that sports additional USB and Ethernet ports over…

Intel Atom Cedar View Processor D2550 Coming with a Faster GPU

Cedar Trail made it to market right at the end of 2011 making their year end deadline, but the roll out has been slow with most netbooks sporting the D2600 CPU with the occasional D2800 splattered in. There is new news on the Cedar View…