Category Archives: COMPUTING

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

ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 Is 18.9mm Thin And Intel i9-powered

ASUS’ phones may not be the most well received or the most innovative, but the Taiwanese tech company sure knows a thing or two about making desirable super laptops. Case-in-point, the ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 Laptop. What makes this laptop stands out from the sea of competitions is, it is thin, like 18.9mm thin but yet, it has no slouch in the spec sheet. Continue reading ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 Is 18.9mm Thin And Intel i9-powered

Meet Mi Mini PC, A Pocket-size Device That Is Actually A Full-fledged PC

For some reasons, some folks somewhere in Hong Kong think that the market is in need of a portable, pocket-sized PC and so, they came up with a miniature personal computer called Mi Mini PC. Judging from its overwhelming reception on Indiegogo, I guess these folks may have nailed it. Last checked, the flexible goal campaign with a target of just $20,000 is already 4,300 percent (!) funded, rolling in nearly $860K from over 10,000 backers. Continue reading Meet Mi Mini PC, A Pocket-size Device That Is Actually A Full-fledged PC

Designer Dream Up A MacBook That Is Inspired By iPhone X’s Design

There are a lot changes to the MacBook over the years, but one has remain the same: it is still the wedge cross section form. In fact, that has been the design language of almost all laptops in existence today. TBH, like the smartphone, there’s really nothing much you can do about the aesthetic of a laptop, but designer Ludovico Campana begs to differ. Continue reading Designer Dream Up A MacBook That Is Inspired By iPhone X’s Design

A Ukraine Outfit Have Created The Most Accurate Desktop 3D Scanner

While 3D printers are advancing in print resolution, we can’t say the same for 3D scanner. Now, if you must be asking: what’s wrong with today’s 3D scanners? Well, nothing, really – if you are just scanning a cup or an apple. But if you are looking into scanning objects as complex as the sculpture of Bodhisattva Manjushri (see below for the scan), then it will take more than just two axes and a rotating platform to do the job, and it surely takes more than just laser to map out all the intricate details. This is where the D3D-s Desktop 3D Scanner aims to fill the gap and it wants to do it affordably. About that… affordability is quite subjective, but more on that later. Continue reading A Ukraine Outfit Have Created The Most Accurate Desktop 3D Scanner

Will DELL’s New XPS 15 And Inspiron AIO Make You Ditch Apple?

DELL has taken the wrap a new 15-inch laptop, the XPS 15 and a new AIO, Inspiron 15 7000. Will they be enough to make me ditch Apple? My answer is, maybe, but it is Windows, which kind of a meh. TBH, it is the OS that has kept me away from DELL. OK. Maybe to some extend, the pricing over here. Anyways, so here it is, the DELL XPS 15 and boy, is it a beauty. Just look at those super narrow bezel offers by its InfinityEdge display. Not only does it make the laptop look sleek, but it also makes the overall size a tad smaller. Speaking of which, it is just about the size of 14-inch variety and weighs a lightweight 1.8 kg (4 lbs). And it is super slim too, measuring 11-17 mm. Continue reading Will DELL’s New XPS 15 And Inspiron AIO Make You Ditch Apple?

This DIY Kit Lets Kids Build Their Own Tablet And Get Into The World Of STEM

When I was child, children were expected to earn their keeps, but these days, kids expect grown ups to shove a spoon down their throats. Now, you can do that, or you can continue the good’ol character building tradition by making them earn what they want. There are many ways to approach the latter, but in the case of a tablet, you can either ask them to earn it through their own savings, or you could ask them to build one themselves with the MakePad DIY Touchscreen Tablet by MakePi. MakePad is a DIY tablet kit tailored with the “touchscreen generation” in mind. Continue reading This DIY Kit Lets Kids Build Their Own Tablet And Get Into The World Of STEM

Xiaomi Is Crowdfunding Its First Fingerprint Sensor Computer Mouse

Xiaomi, China’s undisputed master of mixed consumer goods, has launched yet another crowdfund product. This time, it is a mouse with built-in fingerprint sensor which has a product name that literally translates to “J1 Finger Thinking Smart Fingerprint Mouse.” Obviously, fingerprint scanner-equipped mice aren’t new, but it is the first for Xiaomi and it is also the company’s 155th crowdfunding product. According to the Xiaomi’s crowdfunding platform, YouPin, the mouse is being distributed by Ding Ju Innovation (Beijing) Technology who will also oversee the after sale. Continue reading Xiaomi Is Crowdfunding Its First Fingerprint Sensor Computer Mouse

Samsung Wants You To Scribble On A $2,700 Whiteboard Called Flip

Oh, look, Samsung has an answer to Google’s Jamboard, and it is very aptly called Samsung Flip Digital Flip Chart Display. Like the Jamboard, Flip Digital is the a high-tech take of the good’ol whiteboard and it is designed to encourage collaboration and well, sharing of ideas in space-starved office space. Disregarding workflow, logically, Samsung should have an edge over Google as far as hardware is concerned. After all, they are the master of display. Samsung debut the device at CES earlier last month in a “first look event” with businesses in its cross hair. Continue reading Samsung Wants You To Scribble On A $2,700 Whiteboard Called Flip

Razer Wants To Fuse Smartphone With Laptop In Project Linda

Turning a smartphone into a full-fledged computer by the way of docking is not the newest new, but Razer has announced at this CES this year is something unheard off. The concept is similar to what many, including Samsung, has done, but Razer’s idea is to turn its Android smartphone into a functional 13.3-inch laptop. Dubbed Project Linda, this ambitious endeavor will seek to create an Android laptop/phone hybrid, powered by an Android-based Razer Phone. Continue reading Razer Wants To Fuse Smartphone With Laptop In Project Linda

Samsung To Debut First Thunderbolt 3 QLED Curved Monitor At CES 2018

Samsung has a quite a bit to show at this year’s CES, which includes this particular monitor that caught our eyes. Designated CJ791, it is the first curved monitor to boast Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. Its massive 34-inch display real estate is complemented by QHD resolution coming in at 3,440 x 1,440 pixels and boasts nearly 2.5 times pixel density over that of FHD displays. Owning to Samsung’s display technology, this beautiful display with super narrow bezel promised to deliver brilliant and realistic detail with precise color reflection across 125 percent sRGB spectrum, deeper blacks, brighter whites and pristine shades. Continue reading Samsung To Debut First Thunderbolt 3 QLED Curved Monitor At CES 2018