• Firefox 16 Launches With Safari-Like Reader Mode On Android, New Developer Tools On Desktop

    Firefox 16 Launches With Safari-Like Reader Mode On Android, New Developer Tools On Desktop

    Mozilla is launching Firefox 16 today. While this version of the browser only introduces a few new features for consumers, developers can look forward to using Firefox’s new Developer Command Line. The Command Line tool, says the Firefox team, “provides easy keyboard control over Firefox Developer Tools and is intuitive, completing commands and parameters for you.” Read More

  • LinkedIn Adds Web Notifications For Accepted Connections and Shares, Mobile Coming Soon

    LinkedIn Adds Web Notifications For Accepted Connections and Shares, Mobile Coming Soon

    LinkedIn has quickly turned itself into more of a communication hub for professionals than simply a place to connect, as of late. Today, the company has announced new functionality for those of you who would like to be notified when things are happening on the site. Starting today, you’ll see notifications at the top of the LinkedIn homepage when someone has accepted your connection… Read More

  • Wolfram Alpha Launches Its First Desktop App

    Wolfram Alpha Launches Its First Desktop App

    Wolfram Alpha, the “computational knowledge engine,” just launched a desktop app for Windows 7 PCs through Intel’s AppUp store. After launching numerous iOS and Android apps (including for the B&N Nook and Amazon’s Kindle Fire), this is the first time Wolfram Alpha is introducing a dedicated desktop app for its service. The application costs $2.99 and is only… Read More

  • HP Updates Consumer Desktop Line With New AMD, Intel Chips

    Along with all the new business machines, HP also announced their updated consumer machines. The new machines include three new Pavilion desktop machines, as well as a new range of configurations using the new CPUs. Read More

  • HP launches updated business, new consumer desktop systems

    HP announced their latest desktop systems today, including a new consumer level all-in-one system, and a new business desktop. They also released the latest specs on their TouchSmart line, which will now be available with the Intel Core i3 and i5 CPUs. All of HP’s new systems are made without BFR/PVC products in the plastic, and the All-in-One is the first desktop to be made this way. Read More

  • NEC plans to ship 3D desktop PCs later this year

    Virtually every Japanese tech company has made some 3D-related announcement in the past months, but one remained suspiciously quiet in that area: NEC. We covered their (apparently very cool) glasses-free 3D 12.1-incher last year (it’s yet to be commercialized), and today NEC made some initial announcements about a 3D desktop PC that’s supposed to hit Japanese stores by year-end. Read More

  • Gateway announces new product line up for 2010

    Gateway announced their new desktop models today. They added five new systems, including a touchscreen, and two high end gaming machines. We managed to get our hands on their new basic system, the SX2840, and you can read our review here. Read More

  • HP goes green with new desktops, display

    This is the Phoenix. See how it resembles the mythical creature? As if being green were some passing fad, HP announced two new desktops and a display today. The HP Pavillion Verde Special Edition a6645f (really?) and Pavillion Phoenix SE a6655f have energy-efficient AMD procs and they’re Energy Star qualified. The SE desktops can handle up to 5GB of RAM, Windows Vista Home Premium… Read More

  • Updates Announced For Google Gears And Google Desktop

    Google announced Monday that it has launched Google Gears for Apple’s Safari browser on Mac OS X. All Safari users running Mac OS X (Windows isn’t supported yet) can now access Gears-enabled sites like Zoho Office and the YouTube Uploader. Google also announced Monday that it has released Google Desktop 5.8 for Windows, which the company claims, will increase performance and make it… Read More

  • MSI Wind mini-desktop confirmed in Asia and Europe

    MSI’s Wind desktops will launch in Asia and Europe this summer – expect them in about two months – and there are no current plans to launch it in the US. The desktop will run Atom. It will not, however, get you women like the one pictured. In fact, purchasing a pink Wind mini-desktop is as far from sexy as you can get without becoming a eunuch. Not much info right now, but… Read More

  • Lenovo announces its first desktop, IdeaCentre K210

    Today marks a new day for Lenovo with the announcement of its first desktop, the IdeaCentre K210. For all intents and purposes, it’s just a desktop but it pulls a couple things from the laptop line that are unique and cool, like Veriface facial recognition technology. It also includes an anti-microbial keyboard and “Bright Vision”, which detects how far you are from the… Read More