Review Category : Hardware

Everyday we use all kinds of gadgets with storage associated with it. Apart from the internal storage from these devices, you can extend them by buying external memory cards. Amazon is now offering up to 50% on select SanDisk, Sony other memory cards. These include SD cards, microSD cards, pen drives and more. Some of the deals available include the following, SanDisk Ultra 32GB SDHC Class 10/UHS-1 Flash Memory Card – $20.71 (instead of $48.99) SanDisk Extreme Pro 32GB SDHC UHS-1 Flash Memory Card – $47.92 (instead of $199.99) SanDisk Extreme 32GB SDHC UHS-1 Flash Memory Card – $25.87 (instead of $79.99) SanDisk Ultra 16GB SDHC Class 10/UHS-1 Flash Memory Card – $11.09 (instead of $29.99) Sony 64GB microSDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card – $38.99 (instead of $89.99) Sony 32GB microSDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card – $16.95 (instead of $39.99) SanDisk Extreme Plus 64GB MicroSDXC UHS-I Memory Card ...

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Lenovo today reported results for its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, with quarterly revenue of US$10.4 billion, an 18 percent increase year-over-year while quarter pre-tax income increased 22 percent year-over-year to US$264 million. The main highlight is that Lenovo is maintaining its position as the world’s largest PC maker for five consecutive quarters. Also they have achieved highest-ever quarterly market share of 19.4 percent* up 2.7 points year-over-year, driven by growth in EMEA and the Americas. And as expected, Lenovo’s shipment growth outperformed the industry as a whole by shipping 14.5 million units, up 15% YoY. From Lenovo’s press release, During the first fiscal quarter, Lenovo’s Laptop computers generated 49 percent of Lenovo’s total revenue. Across the industry, laptop shipments were down 3.7 percent year-over-year, an improvement from the year before when declines were nearly 13 percent year-over-year driven by corporate refresh and innovations in the ...

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  When Surface Pro 3 was originally few months back, few artists like Penny Arcade’s  Gabriel pointed out the annoying home button issue while they are drawing on Surface. Whenever he was trying to draw, he kept brushing that home button and getting kicked out to the desktop. Microsoft Surface team invited him to the campus and a team of designers and engineers watched him actually draw to find a solution to the issue. While they are trying to fix the issue from software side, you can disable the home button as a whole when you are going to use it for drawing. To disable or enable the Windows button, perform the following steps: Open up Windows Device Manager – an easy way to do this is to open the Charms bar and search “Device Manager” Select “System Devices” Click on the “Surface Home Button” item in the list On the “Surface Home Button ...

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Acer today surprised everyone by announcing the new Aspire V Nitro notebook series Windows laptops. These laptops comes with cutting-edge specs and great looks. Aspire V Nitro notebook series will include 15-inch and 17-inch models with a stylish and sophisticated design characterized by sharp angles, slim profiles and intricately patterned covers made with soft touch NIL technology. Acer has also announced Aspire V Nitro-Black Edition that will offer blazing fast performance, gaming-grade graphics, and exclusive cooling technologies. These devices will be powered by 4th or 5th Gen Intel Core processors, NVIDIA GeForce graphics, and 2×2 wireless connection technology, advanced cooling technology, Full-HD displays with IPS technology. To help reduce eye fatigue and enhance visual comfort, Aspire V Nitro series notebooks feature Acer ComfyView non-glare technology. It comes with spacious backlit keyboard with edgy red lighting. An exclusive “Black Edition” logo on the touchpad of the Aspire V Nitro-Black series distinguishes the device as the top-of-the-line model. On the ...

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MSI has recently announced the new S100 3-in-1 Windows tablet. This device includes a keyboard and a protective cover, making it the best multi-functional tablet like Surface. MSI S100 is a 10-inch tablet powered by Intel Bay Trail-T quad-core processor, 1280 x 800 IPS display, and dual 2 megapixels camera system, 2GB RAM, 64GB internal memory and 7500mAh Lithium battery. Find the full specs below. Operating System Windows 8.1 CPU Intel Bay Trail-T Z3740D 1.33GHz Memory 2GB DDR3L ROM Flash 64GB LCD Size 10.1″ IPS HD 1280*800 Graphics Intel HD Graphic(Gen7) Touch Panel Multi-Touch 10 point Camera Front 2.0MP FF / Rear 2.0MP FF Speaker 8Ω/1W speaker G Sensor Gravity acceleration sensor WIFI WIFI 802.11b/g/n + BT 4.0 Micro SD Support SDHC Micro USB USB 2.0 Ear phone jacket 3.5mm DC in 2.5mm power connector miniHDMI HDMI 1.4a AC adaptor 12V/1.5A Battery 3.7V/7500mAh Lithium Polymar ...

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Along with the announcement about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare custom Xbox One console bundle, Microsoft also announced Xbox One FIFA 15 bundle for gamers in the Europe. This Xbox One FIFA 15 bundle will go on sale from September 25th for 399.99 Euros. You can pre-order it starting today. FIFA 15 game: • FIFA 15 brings soccer to life in stunning detail so fans can experience the emotion of the sport like never before. • Witness the intensity of crowds and listen to commentators guide fans through the story of the game with Dynamic Match Presentation. New Emotional Intelligence allows players to react to opponents and teammates within context, and relative to the narrative of the match. • Next Generation Visuals put fans on Living Pitches with grass that wears as the match progresses. Authentic Player Visuals give players true to life appearance. Player Control heightens the responsiveness of ...

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Have you ever thought of playing your favorite game with a character that looks like you?  Wouldn’t it be great if you could create a fully animated 3D game character that was a recognizable version of yourself? Microsoft’s Kinect for Windows v2 sensor and Fuse from Mixamo is now making it possible. With no prior knowledge of 3D modelling, you can create a fully animated version of you, ready to insert into selected games and game engines. How does it work? The magic begins with the Kinect for Windows v2 sensor. You simply pose in front of the Kinect for Windows v2 sensor while its 1080p high-resolution camera captures six images of you: four of your body in static poses, and two of your face. With its enhanced depth sensing—up to three times greater than the original Kinect for Windows sensor—and its improved facial and body tracking, the v2 sensor captures your body in ...

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Intel today revealed more information on its microarchitecture of the Intel Core M processor, the first product to be manufactured using 14nm. Intel’s new microarchitecture and manufacturing process will enable a wave of innovation in new form factors, experiences and systems that are thinner and run silent and cool. Intel even showed off a prototype of just 7.2mm thickness. Intel architects and chip designers have achieved greater than two times reduction in the thermal design point when compared to a previous generation of processor while providing similar performance and improved battery life. The new microarchitecture was optimized to take advantage of the new capabilities of the 14nm manufacturing process. Intel has delivered the world’s first 14nm technology in volume production. It uses second-generation Tri-gate (FinFET) transistors with industry-leading performance, power, density and cost per transistor. Intel’s 14nm technology will be used to manufacture a wide range of high-performance to low-power products ...

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When Microsoft announced Surface Pro 3 few months back, they started to marketing it as ‘The tablet that can replace your laptop’. Even during the launch event, Microsoft compared Surface Pro 3 against MacBook Air. Surface Pro 3′s official webpage and Microsoft Store listing also compares MacBook against Surface Pro 3. Following them, Microsoft has now released three new videos comparing Surface Pro 3 with MacBook Air. Watch them below, Tablet or laptop? With the Surface Pro3, you get the best of both. The Surface Pro 3 has the power to run full Adobe Photoshop, Office and Windows. But unlike the Mac Book Air, it has a touchscreen, a pen and converts to a tablet. Don’t try that with the Mac. You can order Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft Store from the links below. Surface Pro 3 Estimated retail price (USD) Intel® Core™ i3, 64 GB and 4 GB of ...

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MSI has announced a new portable workstation WS60 with a beautifully designed slim and light chassis. It comes with Intel Core i7 processor and powerful Nvidia Quadro K2100M professional graphics card. You can get up to 3K (2880×1620) to display sharper images and true-to-life colors for unprecedented visuals to get the job done right. It also includes MSI’s exclusive Matrix Display allows support of up to 2 external monitors to transform the ultra-portable WS60 into a desktop workstation to run all your essential programs at the same time via HDMI and a Thunderbolt/Mini Display Port. Key Specs: Windows 7 Professional 4th Generation Intel Core i7 Processor NVIDIA Quadro professional grade graphics Optional high resolution 3K display Thunderbolt 2 ready Silent and efficient dual fan cooling Customizable keyboard with MSI’s Shortcut Manager Supports up to 2x SSD’s in RAID 0 with a high capacity HDD Supports up to 2 external displays ...

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Microsoft today announced a new limited edition Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 featuring the iconic Master Chief from Microsoft’s popular Halo franchise. For the Halo fanatic. Zoom your way around Windows with this Halo inspired mouse, and show off your fandom with a Master Chief inspired Limited Edition. Gear up for battle with a Halo Limited Edition Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500. For the Halo fanatic. Zoom your way around Windows with this Halo inspired mouse, and show off your fandom with a Master Chief inspired Limited Edition. You’ll appreciate how this wireless mobile mouse comfortably fits your hand and your mobile lifestyle. Use it just about anywhere, even on a rough park bench or your living room carpet, relying on Microsoft BlueTrack Technology1. When it’s time to pack up and go, you’ll hardly notice the tiny transceiver. Keep it plugged into the USB port, or stow it in the bottom of the ...

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Few days back, we reported about the deal at Amazon which allowed you to get select PNY and SanDisk memory products at deep discounts. Today, you can save up to 50% on select Transcend flash memory cards, USB flash drives, external hard drives, and SSDs. This one-day offer is valid on July 31, 2014, or while supplies last. Discount is already included in the current Amazon.com price. Some of the products under includes the following, Transcend 32GB MicroSDHC Class10 UHS-1 Memory Card with Adapter 45 MB/s (TS32GUSDU1E) – $13.99 Transcend 64GB High Speed 10 UHS Flash Memory Card TS64GSDU1E (up to 45 MB/s, 300x) – $24.99 Transcend 1 TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive – Military Drop Standards (TS1TSJ25M3)  – $56.99 Transcend JetFlash 760 32 GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive TS32GJF760 (up to 85/25 MB/s)  – $10.99 Find the deal here from Amazon. ...

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Indian retailer Croma has partnered with Intel to announce two new Windows 8.1 tablets in India. One is Croma 1179 8-inch tablet and the second one is Croma 1177 10.1-inch 2-in-1 device. The main selling point of these devices will be their pricing. Croma 1179 will go on sale at Rs 13,990 and while Croma 1177 will go on sale for Rs 21,990. Both these tablets will be available through Croma’s retail stores and Croma online store. Find the detailed specs of these tablets below, Croma 1179 Tablet: 8-inch 1280x800p display 1.33GHz Intel Atom Processor Z3735D 2GB RAM 2MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera 32GB Internal memory with microSD card support 5000mAh lithium polymer battery Support for 3G dongle Windows 8.1 OS Croma 1177 Tablet: 10.1-inch 1280x800p display 1.33GHz Intel Atom Processor Z3735D 2GB RAM 2MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera 32GB Internal memory with microSD ...

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Back in 2010, Apple launched iPad tablet following which number of companies including Microsoft released various tablets in the market. Everyone expected tablet sales to exceed PC sales in 2014, but it never happened. Tablet sales growth is now at a decent 45% YoY which is not a bad thing, but for a new product which is gaining adoption around the world, this growth story is not encouraging. The main reason for lack of explosive growth is the purpose to upgrade old tablets and their too restrictive use cases. If you own a tablet, you can use it for browsing, watching videos, playing games and few other things. When you are on the go, you prefer your smartphone to be with you. When you want to get some real work done, you will use your laptop. In such scenarios, a 2 year old tablet can still serve the same purpose ...

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As part of Gold Box Deal of the Day from Amazon, you can get special savings on select Logitech PC gaming products. Ypu can get up to 50% off select Logitech PC gaming products from Amazon and it is a one-day offer that is valid on July 29, 2014, or while supplies last. Some of the products on sale are listed below, Logitech G400s Optical Gaming Mouse Logitech G700s Rechargeable Gaming Mouse Logitech G510s Gaming Keyboard with Game Panel LCD Screen Logitech G35 7.1-Channel Surround Sound Headset Logitech G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Tactile High-Speed Keys – Black Check out the deal here from Amazon. ...

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When Microsoft announced that they will be giving away Windows OS for free to OEMs developing devices with less than 9-inches, we know that that they are serious about getting tablet market share. Microsoft aimed to decrease the Windows tablet price by removing the Windows licensing for OEMs. At COMPUTEX, a Chinese OEM called Emdoor announced $100 Windows tablet. Today, another Chinese OEM Kingsing has announced a $99 Windows tablet. The device is powered by Intel quad-core Baytrail-T CPU and runs on Windows 8.1 OS. Specs: Screen: 8-inch, 800 x 1280 resolution IPS LCD with 5-point capacitive touch Processor: quad-core Intel Baytrail-T processor (1.8GHz) and Intel HD graphics Memory/Storage: 1GB of DDR3L RAM, 16GB storage + SDHC/SDXC card expandability Cameras: 2MP front and back Network: 802.11b/g/n + BT 4.0 and 3G (WCDMA/EVDO/TD-SCDMA) Connections: microUSB data/charging, HDMI port Battery: 4500mAh Li-ion for 6-8 hours of usage time Size: 207.5mm x 122.6 ...

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