The shift from the PC to post-PC technology has been good for wireless carriers, who globally pull in a combined revenue of some $1.3 trillion a year. This is equivalent to four times the combined revenue of Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Intel.
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PC sales may have stalled, but wireless will drive semiconductor growth during 2013, with tablets being the primary factor behind growth.
Intel's Wireless Display (WiDi) isn't the only solution for streaming video from PC to TV. The Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) standard is increasingly popular for transmitters you can plug into a PC, game console, tablet or phone to send video to up to four TV screens and projectors at once (and more in the future).
Combine a wireless touchpad with a great Wacom pen and you get a lot of the advantage of a tablet on any PC or Mac.
Acer has launched the latest version of its Revo Media Center, the RL100, for consumers looking to attach a space-saving PC to their HDTVs. It comes complete with an innovative wireless touchpad/keyboard combo unit to enter text or use gesture-based controls while you're sitting on the couch.
Each new Android software release originates from Google in pristine, clean form. But after the carriers and handset OEMs get a hold of it, are they gilding the lily a bit too much?
So, you're an American who's just bought a new Gateway at Best Buy. After the sales assistant has done their best to flog you an inkjet, a warranty and a wireless keyboard, they say "Or you can make your PC go faster for just fifty bucks.
At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel CEO Paul Otellini shows the company's new wireless display technology. Using a WiDi video chip, users can stream HD video and games from their laptop and desktop PC to a tablet device.
AT&T is looking to please as many customers as possible with the new Sierra Wireless AirCard 890. The LaptopConnect device has the unique quality of being able to support both PC Card and ExpressCard slots
The Kindle DX is too large to carry comfortably, and Amazon has made very little effort to customise it for the UK market. We like the ability to download content over the air, but otherwise prefer e-book readers that eschew the bells and whistles.
Welcome to the updated and revamped Hardware 2.0 "Very Best Kit List" for Jan/Feb 10. Here I've put together a list of the best high-end and mid-range and budget components currently available. So if you're thinking of buying, building or even upgrading a PC, this list is a must-read for you! This time around sees the addition of several new categories, such as netbooks, notebooks, and wireless routers. I've also added new products to some of the existing categories too.
While a few tweaks such as an in-built wireless receiver for keyboard/mouse and a video input so it could double as a monitor for your laptop would be nice, if you're looking for a cheap all-in-one PC, it's hard to ignore the Vostro 320 as an option.
A TomTom GPS system, a Lenovo ThinkPad tablet PC, and a Netgear wireless router. Here are your daily deals for Wednesday, October 7, straight from the Gadget Gal:1.
Unified communications — the integration of IP telephony, conferencing, messaging, presence and IM — is becoming increasingly prevalent in businesses, and obviously has a strong voice component. To serve this market, headset manufacturer Plantronics has come up with a clever wireless unit, the Savi Office WO100, that lets you use desk phones, soft phones and PC-based audio with maximum flexibility.
Welcome to the updated and revamped Hardware 2.0 "Very Best Kit List" for Sep/Oct 09. Here I've put together a list of the best high-end and mid-range and budget components currently available. So if you're thinking of buying, building or even upgrading a PC, this list is a must-read for you! This time around sees the addition of several new categories, such as netbooks, notebooks, all-in-one PCs, ad wireless routers. I've also added new products to some of the existing categories too.
One of the future releases Asus showed at CES last week was an interesting hybrid piece of hardware that users could set up as a miniature desktop PC, a NAS device, or even as a wireless router or access point. The D200 will ship with an Intel Atom N270 processor, 1GB of RAM, a pair of 1TB hard drives, a built-in 802.
In addition to meeting with folks and browsing the show floor at CES, I also make sure to attend the Last Gadget Standing competition event. I wasn't able to make it to CES this year and when I went searching around for the winner I thought I was finding the wrong articles in my searches because this year's winner is a variation of the same product that won in 2008. The Eye-Fi wireless card won in 2008 and this year the Eye-Fi Video Card won. This new version supports wireless uploading of both still and video files to your PC or selected websites.
The NSW Government has commenced an expressions of interest process for its planned $1,000 per student roll-out of 200,000 notebooks, and the wireless networks to support them.
Consumers desire, and are comfortable with, wired and wireless access to content, IBM found. 76% of consumers surveyed have already watched video on their PC, up 27% from 2007. 32% indicated they have viewed video on a portable device or mobile phone, up 45% from 2007. Interest in mobile video content has more than doubled [...]
Italian PC and peripherals manufacturer Olidata has claimed it will be the first company to introduce wireless USB adapter kits to the European market
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