Category Archives: COMPUTING

Anything to do with computing, be it mobile or desktop and encompasses area such as peripherals, tablets, desktop PC and similar.

Budget TV Maker, TCL, Working On Wrist-wearable Foldable Smartphone

The smartphone industry has seen little to no innovation since its popularization by Apple 12 years ago. Since the first full, colored touch display rolled into the market, things hasn’t change a whole. Sure, we have better display, under display fingerprint sensor, and better cameras, but really, as far as usability, smartphones remain largely the same. And I am perfectly fine with incremental innovations, but just don’t ask for crazy prices in exchange. However, things are set to change this year and beyond, as manufacturers are getting serious with foldable devices. Continue reading Budget TV Maker, TCL, Working On Wrist-wearable Foldable Smartphone

SURFboard mAX Pro Wants To Future-proof Your Home Wireless Network

Ready to future-proof your entire home wireless network and also getting the speed that you have paid for (and not a router that sticks out like a sore thumb)? Well then, here’s a wireless router you may be interested: ARRIS SURFboard mAX Pro Mesh Wi-Fi System. Billed as the world’ most advanced solution for delivering Gigabit Wi-Fi performance to every device in every room, the ARRIS SURFboard mAX Pro Mesh Wi-Fi System employs tri-band, Wi-Fi 6 (AKA 802.11ax standard), 4×4, and Mesh, to achieve Gigabit service and ubiquitous coverage. Continue reading SURFboard mAX Pro Wants To Future-proof Your Home Wireless Network

DELL Introduces New Laptop That Will Survive Classroom Abuses

I have been away from classroom far too long. Even longer from K-12. As it turns out, K-12 isn’t what they used to be. K-12 appears to be too rough for a laptop to survive. And it is with this believe, DELL introduces DELL Latitude 330 Education, along with a few affordable mobile computing solutions, the DELL Chromebooks 3100, 31002-in-1 and 3400 laptops. Lets talk about the Latitude 330 Education first because, I am totally intrigue by its claimed robustness. Continue reading DELL Introduces New Laptop That Will Survive Classroom Abuses

Sony 13-inch Digital Paper In White Looks Even More Like A Piece Of Paper

If you haven’t heard, Sony DPT-CP1 10-inch Digital Paper has a bigger brother, the Sony DPT-RP1 13-inch Digital Paper. It is basically the DPT-CP1, but larger for seeing and writing more. We have just received a note from Sony, announcing a new color option, white, for the Sony DPT-RP1 13-inch Digital Paper. The new, white 13-inch DPT-RP1 model is mere color change, which means it shares the same features as the current black model. Continue reading Sony 13-inch Digital Paper In White Looks Even More Like A Piece Of Paper

ASUS Think Its A Good Idea To Combine A Router And Smart Speaker

Now, here’s a gadget from ASUS that we see as a potential solution to “too many gadgets.” Called ASUS Lyra Voice, this sleek piece of gadget is a tri-band WiFi router with AiMesh and a smart speaker, specifically, with Amazon Alexa integration. Also, it is a Bluetooth speaker that boasts ASUS and DTS audio technology. Basically, with Lyra Voice, you can own one device instead of three. Aesthetically, it looks nothing like a router. There are no unsightly antennas, which may be a good thing and honestly, it looks like a half-size sound bar more than anything. Continue reading ASUS Think Its A Good Idea To Combine A Router And Smart Speaker

Brilliant Concept Portable Hard Drive’s Enclosure Is Also Its Packaging

This is Stripe, a concept portable hard drive by Industrial product designer Do Kyoung LEE. One look, you know this ain’t no ordinary drive. Ordinary it is not. LEE’s Stripe addresses two thorny issues associated with portable hard drive. First, the shock protection and second, packaging. To address the first concern (i.e. shock protection), LEE proposed a grill-like design made of flexible rubber, as opposite to the rigid plastic used in many so-called rugged portable hard drives. Continue reading Brilliant Concept Portable Hard Drive’s Enclosure Is Also Its Packaging

LG To Debut Massive 49-inch UltraWide Computer Monitor At CES 2019

No. What you see here is not a two-monitor setup. Neither image stretched horizontally. It is one single UltraWide computer monitor from LG. Set to debut at CES 2019 are the 49-inch LG UltraWide Monitor (49WL95) and the 38-inch UltraGear Gaming Monitor (38GL950G) that offers an incredibly expansive aspect ratio of 32:9 and 21:9, respectively. And they are both curved monitor. That kind of makes Philips Momentum 43-inch 4K LED Monitor seems a tad small, isn’t it? Continue reading LG To Debut Massive 49-inch UltraWide Computer Monitor At CES 2019

The New Huawei MateBook 13 Has NFC, Fast Charging And Minimal Ports

One of the draw of Apple devices is the aesthetic. Apple is the undisputed trendsetter in gadget design, but the pricing though, is something else altogether. Fortunately though, for those who appreciate Apple kind of aesthetic, but not the high prices, there is the Huawei MateBook 13 Laptop. Announced at the same press conference as the Huawei nova 4, Huawei’s latest mobile computer sports a minimal metal body, featuring diamond cut chamfered edges and treated to fine ceramic sandblasting, and it sports a very desirable “full-screen” display. Continue reading The New Huawei MateBook 13 Has NFC, Fast Charging And Minimal Ports

Check Out These Insanely Brilliant PC Case Mods By FUXK

If you are into custom PC/PC mods, then I am very sure this post is going to get you all psyched up. FUXK (don’t ask…) is PC customizer in China that does some pretty out-of-this-world custom PC case mod. At least, those that we saw since 2016 has been an eye opener to us. The snowmobile-inspired example you see here is apparently the latest from this China company (more like a team) that is relatively unknown outside of the China and the modding community. Continue reading Check Out These Insanely Brilliant PC Case Mods By FUXK

Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge Internet Browser Is Coming To Mac

When it comes to Internet Browser, we are not lacking of options, but in case you do find yourself running out of options when on macOS, here’s one to look out for in 2019. It’s from Microsoft and it is called Edge. No. Edge is not a rebranded the defunct Internet Explorer. It is a whole new browser previously available on Windows 10, but that’s not it either. Continue reading Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge Internet Browser Is Coming To Mac