Tagged: notebook

Samsung: Introduces Series 9 Notebook – CES 2012 0

Samsung: Introduces Series 9 Notebook – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Samsung is showing off their sleek and sexy series 9 notebooks. Todd is in the Samsung booth talking to Andrew about this new notebook. It is the worlds thinnest notebook PC. There is a 31.3″ and 15″ notebook at just a half an inch thick. Extremely portable, lightweight and very useful. 100% aluminum (called Duralumin) – single part chassis. Keyboard backlit and built with Solid State Drive (SSD). One version will have an i5, other with i7. High resolution with 400 nit screen. You can take it outside and see it in daylight....

eFun’s apen Series: iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry Stylus – CES 2012 0

eFun’s apen Series: iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry Stylus – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS There are a few stylus out there so you can use an iPad without having to touch the screen. aPen is a company with a stylus for your use to a tablet. Whether it an iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Blackberry or other device, you can revert to a stylus within seconds. Get apen on Amazon apen – which was being displayed by eFun – comes in many styles and colors. Most important, it’s shaped like a pen, so you can use it to write like you would in a notebook. It’s stylus like...

Belly-Bean: Lap Desktop – CES 2012 0

Belly-Bean: Lap Desktop – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Belly-Bean (at www.beancospace.com) is not a surf board, but a stylish lap-desk for your comfort. Place this on your lap, then set your notebook, tablet, mouse, keyboard or other devices on top. Belly Bean is a hard maple on top and EVA (Ethylene vinyl acetate) foam on bottom, to prevent heat transfer. EVA foam is a material used in diving and dry suits. Belly-Bean’s workspace allows for a 17 inch laptop. It is $49.00 and is available through the Belly Bean Web site. It comes in White, Black and Natural. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News...

Geek Smack! #191: Google+ vs Facebook – Fight of the Century 0

Geek Smack! #191: Google+ vs Facebook – Fight of the Century

Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS www.thegeeksmack.com – This week’s episode of Geek Smack! Happy post- 4th of July all. Hope you had your share of burgers and blowin stuff up. It’s been a thin weekend of news because everyone has been salivating over a new Social Network. Still, we have a full show of Smack for you, so here it is. Do you like the new format? Take my small survey and let me know! Geek Smack Sponsor board! Backup with Mozy, use code “Geek” for 15% off! Mozy Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month Sticher: Sign up, download and you...

DisplayLink USB 3.0 Monitor Extenders 1

DisplayLink USB 3.0 Monitor Extenders

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS If you need another computer monitor – Maybe need to connect a DVI monitor into a Laptop that has only VGA only – then Display Link has the answer. Using Display Link and USB, you can connect a second or third monitor. DisplayLink also announced the USB 3.0 monitor extension. It is backwards compatible to USB 2.0, but with the 3.0 you can power a  23 inch monitor. You also don’t need external power cords. If your desktop or notebook has USB 3.0, then Display Link is a great add-on. Having an extra...

Worth Avenue Group Insures Digital Devices 0

Worth Avenue Group Insures Digital Devices

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Worth Avenue Group will insure your devices. Tablet, smartphone, notebook – Whatever you have, you can get it insured. They cover for multiple issues. If your best friend sits on your Kindle, that is insured. If you drop your iPhone, they’ll replace the broken glass. If you have a virus on your computer, they will cover the cleaning cost. They have been supporting and insuring K-12 classes for years now. They even support the peripherals that you use. If your USB drive gets damaged, they’ll cover that. Mouse, keyboard and heaphones get smashed?...

Mobile Edge Eco-Friendly Cases Let you Keep the Laptop in the Bag 0

Mobile Edge Eco-Friendly Cases Let you Keep the Laptop in the Bag

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Matthew Olivolo joined the TPN CES Live coverage with their lines of laptop bags from Mobile Edge. These bags will let you open the bag and not have to take out the notebook. Best part, it’s a green technology. In LAX alone, 12,000 notebooks are lost or stolen during scanning. By keeping the device in the Mobile Edge bag, you don’t loose or misplace the device while trying to get your shoes back on. Best part is you unfold and let it go through the scanners. Mobile Edge bags are also eco-friendly. It is...

Toshiba SSD vs HDD Shake Transfer Test 0

Toshiba SSD vs HDD Shake Transfer Test

Todd was walking through the Toshiba booth when they saw this shake test. Basically the station was shaking a SSD and HDD at the same time. The idea was to show how data works when the hard drive moves. Moreover, how the SSD drive performs better in this situation. If you have a notebook with a HDD, then you should really wait for the computer to fully go to sleep before putting it away. However, with an SSD drive inside, not only do you not have to wait, it even closes down faster. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central...

DisplayLink USB 3.0 Monitor Extenders 0

DisplayLink USB 3.0 Monitor Extenders

If you need another computer monitor – Maybe need to connect a DVI monitor into a Laptop that has only VGA only – then Display Link has the answer. Using USB, you can connect a second or third monitor. But now, DisplayLink announced the USB 3.0 monitor extension. Display Link USB 3.0 monitor is backwards compatible to USB 2.0, but with the 3.0 you can power a  23 inch monitor. You also don’t need external power cords. If your desktop or notebook has USB 3.0, then the Display Link USB 3.0 is a great add-on. Having an extra monitor to extend...

Worth Avenue Group Insures Digital Devices 0

Worth Avenue Group Insures Digital Devices

Worth Avenue Group will insure your devices. Tablet, smartphone, notebook – Whatever you have, you can get it insured. They cover for multiple issues. If your best friend sits on your Kindle, that is insured. If you drop your iPhone, they’ll replace the broken glass. If you have a virus on your computer, they will cover the cleaning cost. They have been supporting and insuring K-12 classes for years now. They even support the peripherals that you use. If your USB drive gets damaged, they’ll cover that. Mouse, keyboard and heaphones get smashed? They’ll take care of that, too. Thanks...