Acer teases wearable smartband, new Chromebook



Acer says it will be launching a wearable smartband sometime this summer.

TCL T2 is a quad-core Android game console

TCL's T2 is an Android game console packing Allwinner's A31 quad-core processor. 



3840 x 2160 pixel tablet display debuts

There are a number of tablets on the market today with high pixel counts including Apple's 9.7 inch, 2048 x 1536 pixel iPad screen and Google's Nexus 10.1 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel display.

Gigabyte preps Haswell BRIX mini-PC with Nvidia GeForce graphics

Gigabyte is preparing to launch a new BRIX mini-PC equipped with an Intel Core i5 Haswell CPU and Nvidia GeForce graphics.



MSI launches barebones ProBox23



MSI recently introduced an uber-mini barebones desktop PC equipped with a Mini ITX board that supports Intel's Haswell processor, up to 16GB of RAM and three internal storage devices.

Intel's Bay Trail NUC is fanless



Intel has introduced a mini NUC PC powered by Santa Clara's Bay Trail chipset (1.46 GHz Intel Atom SoC with 5W TDP).

Apple's 2014 roadmap gets outlined



KGI securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo has published a rough outline of Apple's 2014 roadmap, which includes a lower-cost iMac, an upgraded iPad Air/iPad Mini, new iWatch (in two sizes) and a 4.7-inch/5.5-inch iPhone.

Report: Apple's new A7 mobile SoC is "desktop class"




Anand Shimpi of AnandTech has concluded that Apple's latest A7 processor can indeed be categorized as "desktop class."



ECS debuts $200 Bay Trail LIVA mini-desktop

ECS has introduced a mini-desktop PC equipped with Intel's Atom Bay Trail-M processor and an approximate price tag of $200. 



Nvidia debuts $192 Tegra K1 dev kit



Nvidia has debuted the Jetson TK1 DevKit. 



Rufus Cuff moves beyond the smartwatch



The Rufus Cuff boasts a 3-inch display and is fully capable of running Android apps from the Google Store.

Report: Branded tablet shipments to reach 200 million in 2014

This is a pivotal year for tablets as the traditional markets leading computing and CE deployments reach a tipping point and give way to growth regions.

Samsung's new smartwatch has a $300 price tag



Samsung has confirmed that its second-gen, high-end Galaxy Gear smartwatch will carry a $300 price tag. 



Toshiba touts Ultra HD laptop display



1080p may have become the de-facto (minimum) laptop display in recent years, although Toshiba is apparently looking to shake-up the status quo with its Satellite P50t.

Tegra 4 game console ready to launch



Phone maker ZTE and game developer The9 are reportedly prepping a new Android-based game console for a launch in China later this month.

Report: Amazon prepping set-top box



Amazon is reportedly prepping a set-top box capable of playing games and streaming movies from multiple online platforms including Prime Instant Video, Netflix and Hulu Plus.

Report: Google smartwatch equipped with a 280x280px display



When Google finally debuts its smartwatch, it will be joining a hyper-competitive space filled with similar devices from other companies.

Rockin' in the free world with Neil Young's PonoPlayer



The PonoPlayer is now available for pre-order via Kickstarter.

Bending the light with a tiny chip

Imagine that you are in a meeting with coworkers or at a gathering of friends. You pull out your cell phone to show a presentation or a video on YouTube. But you don't use the tiny screen; your phone projects a bright, clear image onto a wall or a big screen. Such a technology may be on its way, thanks to a new light-bending silicon chip developed by researchers at Caltech.

Zotac's new Zbox gaming mini-PCs have Intel Iris Pro inside



Zotac recently launched two new uber-mini gaming machines: the ZBOX EI730 and EI750.