Acer debuts a new AIO (Aspire Z3-600)

Acer has debuted a new AIO (all-in-one) PC just in time for the holiday season. Dubbed the Aspire Z3-600, the Windows 8 system is equipped with a 21.5 inch full HD display, an Intel (quad-core) Pentium processor and offers up to 2.5 hours of battery life.  

Stylish wearable will track your kids (they will need therapy some day)

Pundits are expecting that the US Christmas sensation will be a watch which allows parents to track their kids.

Retail Radeon chips still go slower than review versions

Chimpzilla's Radeon R9 290 and 290X review copies appear to be performing better than retail versions.

Acer Iconia W4 is a Windows 8.1 tablet with a $330 price tag

The Acer Iconia W4 tablet - loaded with Microsoft Windows 8.1 - is powered by Intel's Atom Z3740 (quad-core) Bay Trail processor.

FOX News Explaining GitHub is the Funniest Thing You’ll See Today

Fox News, the unmitigated authority in open source technology, gave its viewers the gift of knowledge yesterday with its explanation of GitHub. Thanks Fox News!

Microsoft is on the Threshold

Software king of the world Microsoft is about to release a wave of products next year under the code word "Threshold".

AMD Kaveri leaked on the web

Hot Hardware has got its paws on leaked slides of AMD's next-generation Kaveri APU.

Asus VivoPC mini-desktop has a $320 price tag

The Asus VivoPC mini-desktop - loaded with Windows 8 (64-bit) - is currently available in the US at a base price of $320.

LG G Flex, the flexing, curved smartphone now available outside of Korea

LG Electronics (LG) calls LG G Flex, the world’s first curved flexing smartphone, and it's going to be available in Singapore and Hong Kong this week before hitting other key markets in Asia before the end of the year. Europe and US should follow but there is no clear date. You can buy one on import for about $1,000 if you really need it that badly.

Worldwide PC shipments to fall more than 10% in 2013

  According to IDC, lack of interest in PCs means that beyond replacement of existing systems there isn't much else to hold consumers' attention with the platform. The report tries to be a little upbeat, forecasting some growth in 2015, but that comes after projected drops in the next two years that don't support the notion of future growth under any circumstance.

Google removing 9 links every second for media companies

Big content is effectively censoring Google in a way that the Chinese goverment can only dream of and no one appears to be stopping them.

Color OS or CyanogenMod for your Android smartphone?

The Oppo N1 smartphone is equipped with a large 5.9 inch display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor and a rather unique 13MP camera that rotates to face the front or back of the device.

Linux.Darlloz is a nasty new worm

Linux is generally perceived as one of the more secure operating systems both for desktop PCs and more mobile devices.

Google privacy violates Dutch law

Search engine Google is in hot water after a privacy watchdog saw orange and ruled that its method of bringing in personal data from its many different online services violates Dutch data protection law.

NSA using online porn habits to target Muslim extremists

Spies in the land of the free were looking at what sort of porn people were downloading so that they might have a weapon with which to blackmail them.

Top ten tech items to grab this shopping weekend

The holiday season is upon us. Let us rejoice by meeting up with family, eating delicious food, angrily honking our horns at people who steal our parking spot, and arguing with other shoppers at retail stores.

Acer’s Chromebook goes touchscreen



Acer has introduced its first touchscreen Chromebook.

Yahoo staff showin' Marissa the love

It seems that the people at the search engine outfit Yahoo do not like being told to "eat their own dog food". Yup, they prefer Outlook to Yahoo Mail, which is about as damning as eating poop over Marissa Mayer's baked goods (that's not a euphemism, she actually likes to bake stuff).

Tablet failures slow BYOD growth

A report claimed that nearly half people using tablets have experienced failure in the last two years, making them a poor choice as devices in the business sector.

Has Intel totally lost the plot?

When newly hatched Intel CEO Brian Krzanich told analysts that Intel was moving into the foundry business, a thousand jaws in the semiconductor business must have dropped.