NVIDIA’s Tegra X1 crushes the competition

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It was only about a month ago that NVIDIA unveiled its new 64-bit octo-core mobile processor, Tegra X1. It didn’t take long for the supercharged chip to show up in devices. The X1 recently scored 74,977 on AnTuTu, which is better than the average top speed tested so far, by about 25,000 points. CNXSoft has […]

Zotac ZBOX MN321 mini PC packs NVIDIA graphics

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Zotac offers a few tiny desktop computers with discrete graphics, including the recently unveiled Zotac ZBOX EN860 with a Core i5 Haswell CPU and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics. But if you’re looking for something a bit more affordable, this month the company also introduced the ZBOX MN321. This model has a Celeron CPU and […]

OLPC partner working on new XO Infinity laptop, possibly a modular laptop/tablet hybrid

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Ink, Bits & Pixels (formerly The Digital Reader) recently tracked down some interesting information regarding One Laptop Per Child’s (OLPC) Australian partner, One Education. While the company confirms the XO Infinity is underway, less officially, the device appears to be a laptop/tablet hybrid with modular components. One Education has a page dedicated to registering for upcoming […]

Lenovo expected to unveil Vibe Shot smartphone with 16MP camera

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The Mobile World Congress (MWC) kicks off in Barcelona Mar. 2 and speculation on what manufacturers will show off is running high. Asus is expected to release a new line of notebooks, Qualcomm might display its new line of chipsets, and now Lenovo is supposedly going to unveil a mobile device that seems more like […]

Sony to spin off audio, video division as a new company

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Japanese consumer electronics company spun off its PC division last year, creating a new company called VAIO which has launched some nice-looking machines which are only available in Japan. Sony also created a new subsidiary out of its TV division at the time. Now Sony is getting ready to shed another portion of its business. […]

Asus announces refresh of Fonepad 7

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On the heals of an investor conference where Asus revealed the rebranded ZenPad tablet, the company has announced the launch of a refresh to its entry-level 7-inch smartphone. The revamped Fonepad 7 (model number FE375CL) runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop that is powered by the company’s ZenUI interface. Just like its predecessor, it is capable […]

Deals of the Day (2-18-2015)

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Microsoft charges $70 for a 1-year subscription to Office 365 Personal. But right now Best Buy is offering a subscription for free when you buy a tablet… and Android tablet… that’s on sale for $50. In other words, you can save $20 on Office and get a free tablet at the same time. It’s not a […]

This is how LG’s G Watch R looks with black paint removed

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The LG G Watch R is a rather nice-looking smartwatch with a 1.3 inch round face, a P-OLED display, and support for changeable wrist bands. It also happens to have a stainless steel body, but you might not know that since it’s covered in black paint. Prefer you metal to look silver/grey? One person decided to […]

Raspberry Pi: More than 5 million tiny computers sold

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The Raspberry Pi Foundation has sold more than 5 million of its inexpensive little computers since the first units shipped in 2012. For $35 or less, folks can pick up a small, low-power computer with an ARM-based processor and support for a variety of Linux-based operating systems… and that idea has clearly appealed to a […]

Zrro Box is a different approach to big-screen Android gaming

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There are loads of options out there if you want to set up an Android-powered gaming console on your big screen. An ideal experience remains elusive for a number of reasons, from laggy Bluetooth controllers to limited libraries. Zrro (pronounced Zero) is hoping to change all that. At first glance, Zrro looks like pretty much […]

VLC media player for Chromecast coming in version 3.0

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According to a recent changelog, VideoLan’s universal media player is getting a huge update that will include support for the Chromecast dongle. This means that users will be able to stream a wide variety of movies, television shows, music, and more on their television set through the VLC media player using the connected device. You […]