Las Vegas (NV) – Most people hate carrying around charging cables and adapters, but Wildcharge is providing an alternative, almost cable-free, way to charge your cell phones, laptops and other gadgets. Wildcharge has developed an electrified mat that charges almost anything that’s placed on it.
The Wildcharge charging mat
Intel is apparently set to begin transition the Core 2 Duo E4000 series with the new E700 series, which is based on the 45 nm Wolfdale core. According to reports, the company will launch the E7200 model with a clock speed of 2.53 GHz in Q2 of this year.
Flash memory devices have pretty much conquered the sub 1.8” mass storage market, but if you are looking for a lot of space for just a few bucks, then hard drives may still be worth a look. 40 GB in a CF II form factor are currently being prepped for a market release.
Intel’s upcoming Skulltrail platform promises almost divine performance thanks to its dual quad-core architecture. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Intel’s tech guru Francois Piednoel showed off a prototype Skulltrail-enabled Alienware system by blazing through several benchmarks.
Las Vegas (NV) – Dell’s Alienware Curve monitor is definitely a sight to behold. Crowds at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show lined up to see Crysis being played o the 3-foot wide curved screens. The Curve can display 2880 by 900 pixels and has an incredible .02 millisecond response time.
Las Vegas (NV) - We took a swing by the Lexar booth at CES to check out its Solid State Drive collection and a new color in its line of computer gaming memory.
Las Vegas (NV) – In hushed tones, AMD employees gave us a ton of info on the upcoming R680 graphics card which will contain two graphics processors on one board. Unfortunately, we have been sworn to secrecy and will forfeit our Blackberry phones (you can have our first-borns) if we disclose the specifications.
AMD R680 board (we weren't allowed to photograph the back)
Las Vegas (NV) – We’ve seen a lot of case mods in our day, but nothing as beautiful as Jeffrey Stephenson’s creation at CES. He’s managed to pack a VIA processor, motherboard and a touch-sensitive screen inside of a custom mahogany wood case. The case was inspired by antique clock designs and the amazing thing is he built it with just a hand power drill.
Las Vegas (NV) – Sure CDs, DVDs and HD-DVD discs can hold a lot of data, but an Israeli start-up claims their discs can hold much more information. The company says it has developed a “TeraDisc” made of transparent yellow plastic that can hold one terabyte of data and more. Holding a mockup of the disc, Mempile founder and CTO Ortal Alpert gave us some juicy details.
Las Vegas (NV) – Solid state drives may be the new black at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Dozens of companies are showcasing their newest, fastest and largest flash drives and Intel is no exception. But while other companies are betting everything on removable drives, Intel is taking a different route by offering up small, fingertip-sized devices that can be soldered directly to the motherboard.