Archive for month: April, 2013

Your smartphone may be dumping Gorilla Glass for Sapphire Glass?

Currently sapphire is the second hardest material behind that of a diamond and is currently used in certain military armor. If some sapphire creating startups have their way, they will be able to make it cheap ...

Windows reportedly going to merge Windows and Windows phone 8 into Windows Blue

Contrary to recent releases, it appears that new rumors are coming out from Microsoft that the upcoming release of windows 8.1 or windows 8 Blue is much more than just an update/service pack. It appears that Mi...

Windows 8 store is broken

Do you like the windows app store. I’m not a huge fan. It has a sloppy interface and several things are broken. The main fundamental issues with the windows store is the fact that the search algorithms are quie...

Windows 8 adoption at a stand still

It appears that the numbers for Windows 8 is not good after just four months on the market. With users dissatisfaction for the new windows 8 metro interface it seems to have slow sales to almost a halt. This is...

What are your thoughts on Phablets?

We had the smartphone, and then we had tablets, and now we have phablets. These oversized phones that double as a tablet, or if you prefer tablet that doubles as a phone, are here but will they stay? Currently ...

The woes of Office 2013 installation

So I guess this a little venting process that I need to go through with Office 2013. First off, I can’t help but say it, it’s ugly as sin. The color options of all white, light grey, or dark grey is quite disap...

Tablets overtake laptops in 2013

NPD is currently predicting that tablet sales will reach greater numbers than laptops in 2013. That is a very good statistic in my opinion as before the iPad was announced, nobody cared about a tablet. In today...

Surface OEM keyboard review

My initial time with the keyboard for the new surface was an ok experience. At first glance it appears to be a well-built keyboard and made out of durable material. When attaching it to the device it snapped ri...

Self-healing, self-monitoring chip

A group of Caltech researches have been able to create an integrated circuit which is able to repair itself if it sustains significant damage. The specifics on how this is accomplished is as follows. There is a...

Samsung unveils Mega Smartphone

If you follow anything mobile, you know that Samsung is a major player in manufacturing devices. Well recently Samsung has released a smartphone dubbed the Galaxy Mega, which comes with a 5.8 inch screen or 6.3...