Duracell bolsters USB charging options


Noting that some 3 billion USB-enabled devices shipped in 2009 - and that the figure could rise to 4 billion - Duracell announced a new line of portable power inverters and laptop power adapters ready to fire up the gizmos. 



Easy tethering arrives on Android

Are you interested in tethering your Android smartphone but just don't have the time or patience to follow lines of technical instructions?

Using a laptop could damage sperm quality

Well, guys, now you have an excuse for sitting around with your legs wide apart in that way that irritates the opposite sex so deeply.

Dell Brings Back XPS: Those three magic letters of lust

The original XPS desktop and notebook computers were products I lusted after but never actually owned. They are on a list of products that included the original Voodoo Envy, the HP Blackbird, and HP Firebird (had one of these HP made me give it back).   



Ben Heck mods an Xbox 360 Slim laptop

W00t! Talented serial modder Ben Heck has built a sweet, tricked-out Xbox 360 Slim "laptop."  


Origin deploys hardcore gaming notebook

Origin’s tricked-out EON17 gaming notebook features dual Nvidia GeForce GTX 480M GPUs, a 17.3” HD 16:9 widescreen display with true 1080p (1920 x1080) and an Intel Core i7 980X processor.

Would you replace your laptop with an Android tablet?

Would you be willing to replace your last-gen laptop with a sleek, Android-powered tablet?

Rights organizations sue over border laptop searches

Civil rights groups have teamed up with press photographers and a university student to challenge the government's right to search travelers' laptops at national borders.

The humble netbook refuses to die

Remember all those talking heads who predicted that tablets and low-cost laptops would kill off the humble netbook? Well, consumer interest in such entry-level devices has apparently shown little sign of waning.

Lenovo gets into 3D game with multimedia laptop

Lenovo clearly doesn't want to miss out on the 3D revolution, and has today announced a 3D laptop aimed at gamers and movie fans.

Federal judge curtails airport laptop seizures

A federal judge has ruled against the Obama administration's controversial practice of seizing laptops for an extended period of time at border crossings without a warrant.

Google focuses on Chrome laptop adoption

Google's initial release of its long-awaited Chrome operating system is expected to focus on the lucrative laptop sector.

Is the netbook doomed?

Has the recent tablet craze sentenced the humble netbook to an untimely death?

Intel says "thin is in"

Are you tired of lugging around a heavy laptop that offers sub-par performance and an all-too short battery life? 


Seagate touts SSD-HDD hybrid for laptops

Seagate has debuted a 2.5-inch laptop PC hard drive that combines SSD-like performance with the capacity and price points of traditional HDDs.

Men spend nearly $1,000/year on consumer electronics

EVen though people are constantly whining about the rough economy, it seems they're still flush enough to buy more TVs, game consoles, and Blu-ray players than ever before.

ARM: iPad launch will cause virtual tablet tsunami

An ARM spokesperson has predicted that the launch of Apple’s iPad will prompt the release of over 50 rival tablet PC devices in 2010.

Report: Apple iPad could threaten e-Reader market

A new survey conducted by ChangeWave claims that Apple’s iPad is likely to have a “major impact” on the e-Reader, laptop and home entertainment markets.

Sprint shifts into Overdrive with 4G mobile broadband

Sprint has confirmed plans to expand its 4G mobile broadband service to several major cities during 2010, including Boston, Denver, New York and San Francisco.

Vice Principal denies spying on students with laptop webcams

A Pennsylvania-area school district official has called a press conference to vehemently deny charges of spying on students with remotely activated webcams.