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Intel expects to see 75 ultrabooks in 2012

Less than a year after unveiling its new ultrabok platform, chip maker Intel says there are already 26 different models of the thin-and-light laptops available for purchase. By the end of the year, Intel says that number could be as high as 75. Ultrabooks are generally laptops which measure less than 0.8 inches thick, weigh […]

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Now you can build your own tricorder… sort of

Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek told a tale of a future society where scientific exploration and curiosity were highly valued, racial and ethnic disputes on Earth were a thing of the past (although getting along with aliens is a bit more challenging), and wearing a red shirt is never a good idea. But one Star Trek […]

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Epson Moverio BT-100 wearable display brings Android to eye level

It seems like smartphone screens are getting bigger and bigger all the time. But you know what’s even bigger than a 5.3 inch Samsung Galaxy Note display? A virtual 80 inch screen floating in space before your eyes. The Epson Moverio BT-100 is a wearable display that fits inside a pair of glasses and shines […]

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15 inch Acer fiberglass ultrabook in the works?

Acer is reportedly working on a new thin and light laptop with a 15 inch display and a fiberglass case. Digitimes reports that Taiwanese equipment maker Pegatron has already started producing the new ultrabook for Acer. Most ultrabooks on the market today have 11 to 13 inch displays, but laptop makers are pushing the boundaries […]

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How to root a Kindle Fire running software version 6.3

Amazon is rolling out new software for the Kindle Fire which brings Book Extras, sharing of passages, improved Personal Document features and other updates to the 7 inch tablet. Unfortunately if you receive the update on a rooted Kindle Fire it will remove root access. The good news is it’s relatively easy to root a […]