Recently rumors have suggested that new Intel-based Windows 8 tablets might be hitting the market as early as 3rd quarter 2012. This means new Clover Trail Intel processors and no need to update to Windows 8, of course you can also likely expect that such machines will easily run well over $1000 at launch. If you are...

When it comes to tablets, Windows is likely the last option you’d ever choose. Windows tablets started as slates and convertibles around the beginning of the millennium, but due to the bulky nature of the hardware and Windows’ awful performance with touch technology they’ve never really taken off. Recently though...

According to Microsoft, Windows 8 will play nice with legacy hardware and even works better on older machines than Vista and 7. I have previously tested this theory with a Pentium 3 machine that was able to run Windows 8 (though not very well). It is nice to see that Microsoft is supporting a wide variety of hardware...

Now that Samsung has set a time period for the launch of its Windows 8 tablet, everyone else wants in. At the Intel Capital Global Summit today, Intel CEO Paul Otellini said that touch screen “Ultrabooks” will be the main focus in the next year. If you don’t know what an Ultrabook is, think MacBook Air. After...

According to Microsoft, its newest version of Windows can supposedly run on even weaker requirements than even Windows 7. This is a pretty bold claim as the requirements in Windows 7 weren’t exactly asking for the world. Although official specifications are out yet, the WDP does have set requirements which are: 1 GHz...

We’ve seen a lot of changes in technology over the last decade or two. Recently we’ve seen the death of PDAs, the rise of smartphones, and the birth of both netbooks and tablets. There is one common theme in all the technology that has surfaced, portability and Internet-optimized connectivity. Some would argue the PDA...

Microsoft release a new video showing it’s Kinect today. The video, shows how Microsoft have not only used the Kinect for gaming but for other more significant uses like research, business health and science. I have said often often on this site that we have only started scratching the surface of what the Kinect can...

I was reading an article about Qualcomm Atheros and the philosophical debate about the future speeds for Wi-fi (emerging IEEE 802.11ac standard for delivering gigabit/speeds over 5 GHz ) and I realized I had never heard of that company before. Who is Qualcomm Atheros? Qualcomm Atheros is a wholly owned subsidiary of...

Lenovo recently unveiled several 10.1-inch tablets: the IdeaPad Tablet K1 the ThinkPad Tablet the IdeaPad Tablet P1) All of which are due to land in Q4 of 2011. All three devices will hit the UK in Q4 of 2011, according to official Lenovo announcements. Adrian Horne, communications manager at Lenovo Western Europe,...

Maybe they are full of mischief but it seems like Intel expects software developers to have their work cut out for them when Windows 8 hits the ARM architecture. The inquirer had this to say: Bill Leszinske, general manager for Intel Atom told The INQUIRER that “a lot of software work will need to be done” by...