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laptops Archive

  • Mariel van Tatenhove, the VP of Marketing came by the live booth to show off Validity. It’s the fingerprint swipe technology on certain laptops and touchscreens. Validity is different from other fingerprint swipe technologies for they separate the sendor from the silicon. The end result is the sensor is not broken. The best part is the newer versions can change color to let you […]

    Fingerprint Validation Technology with Validity

    Mariel van Tatenhove, the VP of Marketing came by the live booth to show off Validity. It’s the fingerprint swipe technology on certain laptops and touchscreens. Validity is different from other fingerprint swipe technologies for they separate the sendor from the silicon. The end result is the sensor is not broken. The best part is the newer versions can change color to let you […]

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  • Toshiba was showing off their glasses-Free 3D televisions. They had a regular 3D TV next to the glasses free option. Each Toshiba 3D TV comes with green engineering, powerful sound and application support. Netflix, Pandora and more. Laptops, TV’s and more is what will be available for this first-generation product. While it’s not fully the same as if you had glasses on, it definitely […]

    Toshiba Glasses Free 3D TV

    Toshiba was showing off their glasses-Free 3D televisions. They had a regular 3D TV next to the glasses free option. Each Toshiba 3D TV comes with green engineering, powerful sound and application support. Netflix, Pandora and more. Laptops, TV’s and more is what will be available for this first-generation product. While it’s not fully the same as if you had glasses on, it definitely […]

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  • Mariel van Tatenhove, the VP of Marketing came by the live booth to show off Validity. It’s the fingerprint swipe technology on certain laptops and touchscreens. Validity is different from other fingerprint swipe technologies for they separate the sendor from the silicon. The end result is the sensor is not broken. The best part is the newer versions can change color to let you […]

    Fingerprint Validation Technology with Validity

    Mariel van Tatenhove, the VP of Marketing came by the live booth to show off Validity. It’s the fingerprint swipe technology on certain laptops and touchscreens. Validity is different from other fingerprint swipe technologies for they separate the sendor from the silicon. The end result is the sensor is not broken. The best part is the newer versions can change color to let you […]

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  • Last week I was asked by Roger Bindl of Viodi to come down to Chicago IL and help create content for 4G World – a convention coordinated by the Yankee Group. The week long event highlights the wireless world we are living in. With new products from many companies you may and may not know. We learned about products that can help you detect […]

    4G World 2010 – Highlighting Wireless 3G/4G Technologies

    Last week I was asked by Roger Bindl of Viodi to come down to Chicago IL and help create content for 4G World – a convention coordinated by the Yankee Group. The week long event highlights the wireless world we are living in. With new products from many companies you may and may not know. We learned about products that can help you detect […]

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  • No. In eclipse maybe, but not dead. From the San Jose Mercury-News: Tablet computers will outsell netbooks in the United States by 2012, according to a report issued Thursday by Forrester Research, which also predicted that nearly one in four personal computers sold to U.S. consumers will be tablets by 2015. The report echoes earlier projections from other leading research firms, which have suggested […]

    Is the Netbook Dead?

    No. In eclipse maybe, but not dead. From the San Jose Mercury-News: Tablet computers will outsell netbooks in the United States by 2012, according to a report issued Thursday by Forrester Research, which also predicted that nearly one in four personal computers sold to U.S. consumers will be tablets by 2015. The report echoes earlier projections from other leading research firms, which have suggested […]

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  • As an IT administrator in a previous life, I know that keeping data safe is key #1. It would have been nice to have this product on all the notebooks in the office. Especially one instance where the employee found a legal way around keeping their machine with all of our data on it. LoJack for Laptops / Computrace creates a partnership with Intel […]

    LoJack with Computrace and Intel Can Brick a Lost or Stolen Device – CES 2010

    As an IT administrator in a previous life, I know that keeping data safe is key #1. It would have been nice to have this product on all the notebooks in the office. Especially one instance where the employee found a legal way around keeping their machine with all of our data on it. LoJack for Laptops / Computrace creates a partnership with Intel […]

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  • Are you ready to get 3-D on your Laptop? Well Cyberlink is working on it. Not only will it be in 3-D, but also Blu-Ray Disc. All in their PowerDVD program. Andy McCaskey talks with Tom about 3-D Blu-Ray. Tom shows a pre-release version of the new drives. The best part is you can get 3-D in the shutter technology and the color displacement […]

    Cyberlink – 3D Blu-Ray on a Laptop – CES 2010

    Are you ready to get 3-D on your Laptop? Well Cyberlink is working on it. Not only will it be in 3-D, but also Blu-Ray Disc. All in their PowerDVD program. Andy McCaskey talks with Tom about 3-D Blu-Ray. Tom shows a pre-release version of the new drives. The best part is you can get 3-D in the shutter technology and the color displacement […]

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  • Brought to you by GotoAssist Express – Get a free 30 day trial 10 years ago, if you had a computer, it was most likely a desktop. Notebooks – then called Laptops – were pretty expensive, but were also beginning to show that they could start to replace a desktop model. Fast forward to today: Event the Notebooks have been threatened as of late […]

    Notebook, Netbook or Smartphone – Which will replace the desktop?

    Brought to you by GotoAssist Express – Get a free 30 day trial 10 years ago, if you had a computer, it was most likely a desktop. Notebooks – then called Laptops – were pretty expensive, but were also beginning to show that they could start to replace a desktop model. Fast forward to today: Event the Notebooks have been threatened as of late […]

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  • It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a Bitstrips. Today I was inspired. Me and my brother really enjoy going to breakfast every now and then. What was better – there was a restaurant that actually had Wi-Fi access. Therefore, we both would take our laptops and surf while eating. That was two weeks ago. Now we have smartphones that have wireless access. […]

    Morning Coffee: Then and Now – Bitstrips

    It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a Bitstrips. Today I was inspired. Me and my brother really enjoy going to breakfast every now and then. What was better – there was a restaurant that actually had Wi-Fi access. Therefore, we both would take our laptops and surf while eating. That was two weeks ago. Now we have smartphones that have wireless access. […]

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  • You might remember the products. You might remember the hype. Then, you are tooling down highway 41 years later and all of a sudden you think to yourself – “Hey, whatever happened to…” Failed ideas. Maybe it was a great idea, but wasn’t made right, or design errors brought it down. Maybe it was just a bad product. Well, let’s take a stroll down […]

    16 Tech Innovations that didn’t quite stick

    You might remember the products. You might remember the hype. Then, you are tooling down highway 41 years later and all of a sudden you think to yourself – “Hey, whatever happened to…” Failed ideas. Maybe it was a great idea, but wasn’t made right, or design errors brought it down. Maybe it was just a bad product. Well, let’s take a stroll down […]

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  • David Pogue discusses manufacturer’s claims of the longevity of laptop batteries in the New York Times. The post is here. It’s worth a read. He discusses how the “tests” of laptop battery life are in no way connected to how persons use laptops. A sample: Another problem: Unlike CIPA’s camera tests, the MobileMark test protocol doesn’t reflect real-world use. Consider, for example, the screen. […]

    “Battery Died”

    David Pogue discusses manufacturer’s claims of the longevity of laptop batteries in the New York Times. The post is here. It’s worth a read. He discusses how the “tests” of laptop battery life are in no way connected to how persons use laptops. A sample: Another problem: Unlike CIPA’s camera tests, the MobileMark test protocol doesn’t reflect real-world use. Consider, for example, the screen. […]

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  • Good Luck Dan – FAWM – CES Video – Small Site issue – Turn A Blog to a Podcast Episode – Show Sponsors If you like the CES Coverage, please support the site. Use Pod125 at GoDaddy.com Try GoToMeeting free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToMeeting.com/techpodcasts. Get IT Certified – Careersaver.com – 25% off with Code “Geek08″ 877-654-2265 Put Your Financial life […]

    Geekazine Podcast – Ep 73 – 2-18-09 – Mobile Phone Edition

    Good Luck Dan – FAWM – CES Video – Small Site issue – Turn A Blog to a Podcast Episode – Show Sponsors If you like the CES Coverage, please support the site. Use Pod125 at GoDaddy.com Try GoToMeeting free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToMeeting.com/techpodcasts. Get IT Certified – Careersaver.com – 25% off with Code “Geek08″ 877-654-2265 Put Your Financial life […]

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