Laptops

Acer Aspire laptops recalled due to overheating

October 12, 2009

If you’re an owner of Acer Aspire AS3410 / AS3810T / AS3810TG / AS3810TZ / AS3810TZG laptop manufactured prior to September 15, 2009 and lately if you have noticed that your lappie gets overheated then you are advised to surrender your laptop to fix the problem. It appears lately Acer has received truck-loads of complain [...]

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Toshiba will provide tack and Blu-ray notebook

September 5, 2009

Toshiba laptop with its first Blu-ray drive is proposed. The P500 is a great multimedia model with a 18.4 “screen that can display full HD. The notebook has an HDMI and S / PDIF output. The P500 is a great multimedia model with a 18.4″ screen that can display full HD. The notebook has an [...]

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Facebook to face off with new web rivals

August 16, 2009

Facebook’s vision of becoming a “utility” that offers activities to keep people online for hours could set it on a collision course with the Web’s giants. In recent days, the No.1 social networking company revamped its search engine and bought a start-up that some call a rival to hot micro-blogging service Twitter. It is also [...]

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E-books to make school bags history

August 16, 2009

Australian students may soon be leaving their school bags behind as the e-book industry claims to include almost all books in light, hand-held portable devices within the next three years. These devices will not only be able to connect to the Internet, but will also store hundreds of e-textbooks loaned from school libraries or purchased [...]

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Sony adopting industry standard for e-books

August 14, 2009

Sony, in a challenge to Amazon’s Kindle, unveiled plans on Thursday to do away with the proprietary software on its electronic Sony Reader and convert its e-book store to an industry standard format. The Japanese electronics giant said the move “allows Sony to make its e-book store compatible with multiple devices and its Reader devices [...]

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Centre warns users of Facebook and Twitter of malware

August 11, 2009

The government has warned the users of social networking sites such as Facebook, Myspace and Twitter of a virus that is spreading through these sites targeting the members. Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), under the Department of Information Technology, the apex body that monitors Internet security threats in the country, said a new worm [...]

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Sony takes first step into the netbook market

August 6, 2009

SONY WILL BEGIN selling its first net- book computer next month and in doing so enter the only sector of the PC market showing significant growth.  The Vaio W is based around a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N280 processor, the same processor used in many other netbooks. Like other netbooks the Vaio W has a 10-inch [...]

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