BLADE

  • Shadow raises $57 million for its cloud computing service for gamers

    Shadow raises $57 million for its cloud computing service for gamers

    French startup Shadow, also known as Blade, just raised a Series A round of $57.1 million (€51 million). Shadow thinks your next computer is going to be in a data center. Your existing phones, laptops and Shadow’s own device (pictured above) act as a thin client, a window into your virtual machine running on a beefy server in a data center near you. Shadow had already raised $14.6… Read More

  • Backed By $4 Million, Bevy Debuts A Photo And Video Storage Solution The Whole Family Can Share

    Backed By $4 Million, Bevy Debuts A Photo And Video Storage Solution The Whole Family Can Share

    Families today often have more photo-taking devices than family members, which has led to the problem of people having massive numbers of photos and videos, none of which are properly organized and shared. A Boston-based startup called Lineage Labs, launching today and backed by $4 million in seed funding, is working on a solution. It’s introducing a product called “Bevy,”… Read More

  • Kayak Co-Founder Raises $20M For Design-Focused Incubator, Blade

    Kayak Co-Founder Raises $20M For Design-Focused Incubator, Blade

    Kayak co-founder Paul English is revealing more details about his Boston-based startup incubator, Blade. The new company has raised $20 million in new funding from Accel and General Catalyst (both firms backed Kayak back in the day). Read More

  • Meet The New Blade, Razer’s Gaming Laptop With A Serious Screen

    Meet The New Blade, Razer’s Gaming Laptop With A Serious Screen

    Razer has built a number of Blade laptops, including an early, massive 17-inch device that cost $2,800. In 2013, Razer released a thin, 14 inch laptop that still contained impressive gaming guts. Best known for its gaming peripherals like high-end keyboards and mice, Razer had hit on a laptop design mix that people liked. Reviews of the 2013 Blade were generally positive, though its screen… Read More

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    Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan Shows Us Project Fiona And The Blade Notebook

    We couldn’t go to CES and not see what Razer had on display, and fortunately, CEO Min-Liang Tan was on hand to take us on a quick tour through the company’s booth. In between talking about the company’s new gaming accessories and their Synapse cloud storage system for game settings, we were (thankfully) able to get our hands on the Project Fiona tablet and the long-awaited… Read More

  • Prepare Your Wallets: Razer’s “Blade” Gaming Laptop To Ship Soon

    Prepare Your Wallets: Razer’s “Blade” Gaming Laptop To Ship Soon

    You know what? 2011 has been a long year. With only a few more weeks to go until we ring in 2012, why not treat yourself to something nice completely ridiculous to finish out the year in style? According to Kotaku, Razer’s high-end Blade gaming laptop will be going up for pre-order in the next few days, and should be hitting doorsteps by Christmas. Read More

  • Toshiba Releases "Blade-Type" SSD Modules Up To 256GB

    While I doubt the MacBook Air will render her secrets very willingly, you can, with a little effort, upgrade your SSD modules using Toshiba’s 2.2mm mSATA chips. The chips, called the Blade X-gale, will come in 64, 128, and 256GB sizes . No pricing just yet but expect them to be well within the $300-500 range. Read More

  • IBM Buys Data Center Switching Company BLADE Network Technologies For $400M

    IBM today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BLADE Network Technologies, a privately held data center switching company based in Santa Clara, California. Financial terms were not disclosed. BLADE, founded in 2006, specializes in software and devices that route data and transactions to and from servers; the company provides blade server and top-of-rack switches as… Read More

  • Exclusive first look at the Viliv S10 Blade


    Laptops are becoming smaller and smaller and after we saw and lusted after the Sony Z series we were curious how the new Viliv S10 would perform. First off, it looks great. It’s very slim and the battery life is promising thus far. Is it an iPad replacement? Sure. It’s light enough and small enough and quite cute. Read More

  • The Viliv S10 breaks cover sporting Windows 7, 10 hour battery life

    Well don’t I feel like a chump. Here I am, chilling with what I thought was the latest and greatest Viliv on the market when somewhere in the world, there is the S10! And it has Windows 7! Damn. Read More

  • Confessions of the Knife: Samsung Revisits the Blade


    I was locked in an unforgiving contract through the RAZR-fad so thankfully, unlike Gavin, I was never swept in the fray. Despite never owning one, it was impossible not to notice the now-ubiquitous-phone. Even in New Orleans, it’s everywhere. I don’t think I can leave the house without laying eyes on one. The funny thing that was always apparent to me, was that the RAZR was an… Read More