The disappointing battery life of the ThinkPad X1 calls for a solution, and Android is Lenovo's response. By segmenting the function of a notebook with two platforms, the company hopes to improve battery life with Android-based "Instant Media Mode" when less power is needed.
Samsung will be releasing new Windows 8 mobile computers which target working professionals next year. The products will spearhead the change of various devices that rely on Windows as their platform instead of Android.
Adobe's long stand for Flash's viability comes to a conclusion when they announced the end of their efforts for developing Flash for mobile devices. Apple iOS supporters get their victory following the fulfilment of Steve's opinion in April 2010, but is this victory just for Apple fans?
The new Nokia Lumia Windows 7.5 phones were unveiled at the Nokia World two weeks ago, and yesterday, the local media were treated to a showcase of the new phones. For those of you who are wondering when the Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 are going to be available, well, the company mentioned that the phones will
As part of its strategy to stagger alternate months with fewer security updates, Microsoft this week released a lighter Patch Tuesday consisting of only four security bulletins – only one of which has been flagged as critical. Indeed, the assigned exploitability rating of ‘3' in spite of it being a remote-execution vulnerability also suggests that
Microsoft in Japan will be launching a special limited pack Nanami edition of the Windows 7 Ultimate DSP. Aside from the operating system, the bundle will include the Microsoft Touch Mouse for use with Windows 7, and some additional content. Read on.
The Microsoft Touch Mouse was introduced in Singapore, in August this year. The stylish, elegant mouse claims to work with Windows 7 operating system and is capable to handle scrolling, minimizing/maximizing, and docking with finger gestures. VR-Zone managed to get one for this review and see how well the Microsoft Touch Mouse works.
There is dual operating system setups available but you'll be hard pressed to find a setup that allows for the simultaneous operation and co-existing in a single platform. Parallel's Desktop 7 for Mac allows a co-existance of Apple's OS/X and Microsoft's Windows in the same box. So no longer do you need to worry about having the "right" operating system
Good news to users who are using Windows Phone 7. This morning, Microsoft Singapore has officially announced the launch of their long-awaited Windows Phone 7.5 (formerly codenamed "Mango"). The update for existing Windows Phone 7 will begin today and available to most customers by end of October. HTC and Samsung were also at the event
Can't afford to upgrade to an SSD to reduce your boot times? No worries, Microsoft has you covered, or at least that's what the company is claiming, although you'll have to upgrade to Windows 8 to reap the benefit of 30 to 70 percent faster boot times.
In case you missed it, Steven Sinofsky, who is the president of Windows and Windows Live division has started blogging about Windows 8 since the middle of August. Among other nuggets of information, he has revealed to date the next iteration of the Windows operating system that will incorporate robust USB 3.0 support as well as native support for ISO and VHD
This morning, Parallels announced their new Desktop 7 for Mac which claim to provide Mac OS X Lion user experience even on Windows platform which is running on Mac machines. The upgrade is available today for current Parallels Desktop users (you can purchase at Nubox booth at the COMEX Show 2011), while the retail package and
Google may have explicitly declared that their Chromebooks will not allow a user to install anything to the local storage, much less replace the stock Chrome OS operating system with an alternative OS such as Windows 7 or a Linux distribution. However, the good news is that Chromebook owners who simply cannot do without Windows
Apple may be planning to release the iPhone 5 either some time late September or early October this year, but it seems that Microsoft and its partners are not about to let the Cupertino giant steal all the thunder for itself during that period. Apparently, word has it that a group of big name smartphone OEMs are planning
KDDI has announced the availability of its new Windows Phone 7 "Mango"-powered smartphone, the IS12T, in Japan. According to the Japanese operator, the new IS12T smartphone is produced by Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications and will boast various features such as integration with Windows Live and various other social networking services, as well as sport a body
Thought that Apple's iPad 2 and Samsung's new Galaxy Tabs are the thinnest tablets to exist in the market today? Well, you might want to think again, especially if the latest announcement made by a certain tablet OEM is of any indication. Apparently, a Chinese manufacturer known as Shenzhen Guangxuntong Communication Technology has developed what it
Remember all that talk about Microsoft's upcoming "Mango" update for Windows Phone 7? You know, the update which will supposedly bring a variety of new features to the Windows Phone 7 operating system in order to put it in a better position to compete in the smartphone market? Well, the good news is that the
Have you ever attempted to load your DSLR's RAW files into Windows, only to unleash a torrent of swearing at the operating system for failing to provide any form of RAW support to allow you to view your photographs from within Windows Explorer? Well, the good news is that you can start enjoying that functionality
Lenovo has recently announced the launch of their new tablet devices which come in the form of the IdeaPad K1, IdeaPad P1 and ThinkPad Tablet. The IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablet are powered by Google Android 3.1 Honeycomb operating system, while the IdeaPad P1 runs Microsoft Windows 7.
Wouldn't it be nice if users could be given real-time notifications as to whether their PC's have been infected by malware by simply having websites and search engines passively monitor for unconventional strains of network traffic? Well, the good news is that such a feature is now available on Google's search engine, where users whose