Hardware

Blood Pressure Monitor Available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch!

A company named Withings has just released a Blood Pressure Monitor to be used with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The company claims it’s as easy as plugging in the device, and getting a reading. The application features either a single measure mode or 3 measurements in a row, taking the mean average as(…)

MCE Tech Optibay for MacBook Pro Review and How To! [TUTORIAL]

I was lucky enough to get an OptiBay unit from MCE Tech and have had it installed now for about a week. All I have to say is this is exactly what I was looking for. MCE Tech makes a product to replace your internal SuperDrive in your MacBook or MacBook Pro and replace it(…)

Check Out This Dash-Mounted iPad 2! [Video]

Yesterday, May 11, was the release of the iPad 2. On that day, thousands of people across the US lined up outside their retailer of choice in order to get their hands on the revamped Apple tablet. While thousands were lining up to get an iPad2, this man was working hard to mount an iPad2(…)

iPhone 5 Will Have a Dual-Core A5 Processor!

According to @chronic from the Chronic Dev Team, iOS 4.3 reveals that the new iPhone 5 will have the same A5 dual-core processor the new iPad 2 is sporting. References to a device with the model number N94AP were found deep inside the code, and supposedly this is the identifier for the new iPhone 5.(…)

IBM’s ‘Watson’ Advances Artificial Intelligence

The battle between mankind and machine has been long-fought. Deep Blue, a computer built to play chess by analyzing every possible move, beat chess champ Garry Kasparov in 1997. Since then, major leaps have been taken in the areas of Artificial Intelligence. IBM’s newest challenge was Watson, a super-computer capable of playing Jeopardy. 4 years(…)

4 Useful College Computer Accessories

Many colleges across the U.S. now recommend, or even require, students to have some form of portable computer, usually a laptop or netbook. While having a college laptop may be a no-brainer in today’s world, here are some accessories that are just as useful/important, but can sometimes be neglected. 1) A portable flash drive. While(…)

Common Computer Problems and Their Solutions

There is a universal truth to computers, regardless of OS, maker, or model- all computers have problems from time to time. Unfortunately, many consumers would rather buy a new computer than spend time fixing their malfunctioning one. This is a vicious cycle that can be broken, and maybe save you some money in the process.(…)

Looking to Save Some Energy? “Green” Drives May Not Necessarily Be the Best Way.

Lately, a new breed of hard drive have been hitting the market. While these new “energy-saving” drives advertise being quieter, less power-consuming, and/or cooler, this is due to the drive running slower. For example, most “green” drives run at 5400 RPM (rotations per minute) compared to the more popular 7200 RPM. While the slower speed(…)

Enable Hardware Rotation Lock On iPhone 4 In iOS 4.3 Beta [GUIDE]

Apple has introduced a handful of new features in iOS 4.3, second beta of which was seeded to developers almost a week back. One of these new features is the much desired return of iPad‘s hardware rotation lock switch. Though the feature is iPad exclusive, a workaround has been published by FSM to make this(…)

MeeGo 1.1 Ported to HTC HD2 –4th OS to Work On The Same Phone!

Steve Troughton-Smith, a Mac developer, has managed to get MeeGo 1.1, an upcoming Linux based mobile OS, working on the popular HTC HD2. This is the 4th (or 5th if you trust the Windows Phone 7 port demo videos) OS to work on the HD2. HD2 was one of the first phones with a 4.3”(…)