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Toshiba takes on Apple with 2560×1440-pixel Kira ultrabook

Japanese electronics giant Toshiba is taking on Apple at its own game, launching its own luxury-brand notebook with a super-high-resolution display. Dubbed Kira, the new 13.3-inch ultrabook features a high 2560×1440-pixel Toshiba PixelPure LED display panel. To take advantage of the screen, all Kira models will include Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 and Premiere Elements 11. […]

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Quad-core tablets now hitting China for $98

While Chinese mainland brands have been punching out low-cost tablets for what seems like years, it took Google’s ground-breaking Nexus 7 tablet to knock prices down to affordable levels. Since then, every man plus dog has been moving sub-$200 tablets. But now, thanks to a number of new low-cost quad-core ARM processors based on the […]

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Next-gen Nexus 7 tablet to ship 12 million units in 2013: report

The second-generation of Google’s popular little seven-inch tablet is expected to ship some 12 million units in just seven months. Taiwanese news site is reporting from sources in the Google-designed ASUS-manufactured tablet’s supply chain that the device will go on sale in June or July. Sources say as many as one million units in […]

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RIM Blackberry PlayBook – will it succeed?

For years, the PC market was dominated by one operating system. A lot of people weren’t keen on it but it did provide one useful outcome – and that’s the fact that you could go as close as you could to guaranteeing that the software would run on your computer. Because just about every computer […]

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Viewsonic launches sub-$2000 1080p home theatre projector

Few 1080p (1920×1080-pixel) resolution home theatre projectors sell for under $3000 however Taiwanese display manufacturer Viewsonic is set to release the first model in Australia under $2000. The Viewsonic Pro 8200 delivers 1080p resolution using a DLP (digital light processing) projection system with 2000 ANSI Lumens brightness and a contrast ratio of 4000:1. The DLP […]

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