Without fingers, nothing can be gripped. But many people have lost their fingers in accident. South African carpenter Richard van As is trying to change the lives of youngsters born without fingers or who have lost fingers with the 3D-printed Robohands.
Intel’s Haswell line-up, which had been anticipated for quite some time now, has made a lot of headlines recently. The company has finally started shipping the quad-core variants of the Haswell chips. These quad-core processors are primarily meant to be included in laptops and desktop PCs.
Although Android already has a very significant and sizable presence in both the smartphone and tablet markets, the platform is also becoming a prominent player in the PC arena. Acer is now about to announce an all-in-one PC that will be priced at a mere $400 and will come packed with a whole plethora of great features.
Over the recent years, Intel has tried hard to find itself a sizable space in the tablet market. However, not many notable vendors have used Intel chips in their smartphones or tablets. Now, though, Intel seems to have landed a fine deal with Samsung, with reports citing that the latter’s upcoming Galaxy tablet may feature an Intel processor.
The Taiwanese giant PC maker ASUS brings PQ321 a professional-grade 31.5-inch desktop monitor. The 4K monitor features a 3840 x 2160-pixel (16:9, 140 ppi) 10-bit RGB (one billion colors) which uses IGZO technology to reduce energy usage. The monitor is designed such the most thinnest with an adjustable stand for flexible viewing.
In the last two years or so, Raspberry Pi has gained immense popularity as a nifty PC which comes equipped with all basic hardware parts and requisite ports. Whereas Pi units have flowed off the shelves in millions, it is time to put a creative spin on in and create a laptop with Raspberry Pi. A video posted below tells you how.
Foxconn was among the earliest companies to affirm faith in Mozilla’s Firefox OS. In the past, we have frequently heard rumors that Mozilla and Foxconn are working together to dish out Firefox OS devices. The two entities have decided to formally announce their partnership and show off some of the results of their collaboration.
In the past, HP was mildly criticized when the company dished out notebooks which bore some similarities in design to Apple’s Mac notebooks. However, it would seem that HP paid little heed to such criticism as the company unveiled new Envy notebooks which seems to be MacBook look-alike.
Last month, we heard that Intel started shipping Haswell chips to major PC makers. But, devices were not out until now. The first device to be spotted with Intel’s Haswell CPU is Asus VivoBook V551 Ultrabook.
Intel is gearing up to finally launch its next-generation chip line-up, based on Haswell microarchitecture. The company has made some tall claims about the new line-up, citing that Haswell will be able to furnish 50% improved battery life, compared to Ivy Bridge chips. If this proves to be true, it may render Haswell-based laptops a winner.
Three years ago, an initiative named Fairphone was launched in Netherlands. It aimed to educate people about the impact of using conflict minerals in mainstream consumer electronics. The project grew far beyond that over the years and gave birth to Fairphone – the world’s first ethical smartphone, named after its creators. This ethical smartphone is now up for pre-order.
Until now, Amazon has been rather shy in making its Kindle line-up available globally. Initially, the company focused on a few markets, including the U.S. But now, Amazon is finally ready to make the Kinde Fire HD slates available in another 170 countries. The tablets will become available in these countries by June 13.
In the past, we have reported about how a number of former Nokia employees came together to found Jolla, a startup that is based in Finland. The startup essentially aims to disrupt the smartphone market and liberate it from Android. To that end, the company has now launched its first handset which comes with customisable shells.
We recently reported that Nvidia’s Shield was on the verge of being made available for pre-orders. The great news for gaming enthusiasts is that the console is now finally available. You can place pre-orders for $349 per piece on the links provided below.
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