Microsoft Surface: The Good, the Ugly and the Unknown

Out of nowhere, Microsoft had to make an announcement. Nothing concrete leaked before the event except that it would be tablet related. Everyone was skeptical, me included. The presentation started and it seemed like something else. Don’t call it a tablet — it’s the new “Surface”… boring. It’s slim, but not much bigger than an … Read more

Intel Ivy Bridge: Everything You Need to Know

Intel is set to roll out its latest generation of processors this spring — destined for super slim notebooks — despite minor setbacks affecting ultra low-voltage models. By normal standards, the launch should mark a new “tick” in the company’s product roadmap, but Intel is going beyond shrinking the current 32nm Sandy Bridge processors by … Read more

Smartphone Buying Guide H1 2021

The smartphone market is heating up once again as Microsoft and Nokia finally have a hero device to push the Windows Phone platform, and it’s priced quite competitively. Plus the handful of Android devices announced at CES and MWC are finally seeing the light of day. In the near term, the US smartphone market is … Read more

Interview: 2Dawn Games on its upcoming shooter ‘Ravaged’ and life as an indie studio

Earth is dying. Devastated by a pole shift, the planet’s oceans have evaporated and its cities turned to rubble. In their struggle for survival, mankind is split between two warring factions: scavengers, barbarian robbers bent on claiming the world’s remaining resources, and the Resistance, freedom fighters working to restore civilization. are. Humanity is passing through … Read more

Black Friday 2021 Tech Deal Predictions

The holiday season is right around the corner and so is Black Friday, when the Christmas shopping season officially begins. But in fact, if you’ve been following recent deals, you may have noticed that many major retailers will start their Black Friday sales earlier than the date. For example, Amazon will be offering deals starting … Read more

Interview with DuckDuckGo Founder Gabriel Weinberg

Many people have tried to challenge Google’s dominance in the search market over the years, ranging from small startups to big-name players. But with the exception of perhaps Microsoft, which has invested billions in its search efforts, all have failed to gain any significant traction. However, a relative newcomer to the search market, DuckDuckGo isn’t … Read more

Apple Tax Part II iMac vs. Windows All-in-Ones

When Apple updated its notebook lineup earlier this month we were curious to find out how well the new MacBook Air stacks up next to a couple of Ultrabook options. Turning on the so-called “Apple Tax” wasn’t as much of an issue as Apple critics often claim. In fact, Apple is relatively in line with … Read more