Trade Shows

It has been held as fact that for the past couple of years, gaming is helping to prop up a slowly decreasing desktop PC market. While many casual PC users have transitioned to tablets, laptops or 2-in-1s, the gaming community, and particularly the rise of eSports, has been accredited as filling that void. MSI’s current raison d’être across almost all of its product range is towards the gamer, and I was given an extensive tour of the products on display.

ASUS Pursues the "Open-Apple" Dream with Eee Pad at Computex 2010

Aside from wanting to be the 3rd largest notebook manufacturer in the next 2 years, ASUS also wants to be the more open alternative to Apple. That means no...

30 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/31/2010

Computex 2010: ASUS Announces eReader/digital note taker Eee Tablet

It's Computex time, and what better way to kick off our coverage than with some ASUS info. The Eee Tablet is ASUS' combination eReader and digital note taker, not...

4 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/31/2010

Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview: Investigated

Yesterday, Microsoft launched the Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview at MIX10. Though the current release of the platform preview is very rough around the edges, it promises to bring...

61 by Brian Klug on 3/17/2010

The CES 2010 Conclusion - SoCs, Motherboards, Cases & More

We played with everything from 3D Blu-ray on the PC to USB 3.0 and 6Gbps SATA on motherboards. We also spoke with a number of SoC makers at...

40 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/9/2010

CES 2010 TV Trends - 3D, Ridiculously Thin and Connected

We spent a day walking around playing with all of the TVs at CES 2010. The trends are clear, and some of them are worth the upgrade.

35 by Manveer Wasson on 1/9/2010

CES 2010: Arrandale Arrives

We've put together pictures and commentary of more of the latest laptops from CES 2010, including more Arrandale laptops than you can shake a stick at.

27 by Jarred Walton on 1/8/2010

Intel Demonstrates Moorestown Smartphones and Tablet Running Moblin, Including LG

Intel just demonstrated the world's first working Moorestown devices.

31 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/7/2010

The Best Thing at CES - Intel's Wireless HD Technology

Starting later this month pressing one button will send your notebook's display wirelessly to your HDTV. It's called Intel Wireless HD Technology and it rocks.

57 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/7/2010

CES Preview - Micron's RealSSD C300 - The First 6Gbps SATA SSD

After much fanfare I finally met with Micron to talk about the world's first 6Gbps SATA SSD.

33 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/7/2010

CES 2010 - USB 3, ITV/Media Streamers and Lots of eReaders

We met up with Seagate, Marvell, Boxee, Popcorn Hour and a bunch more to talk about some of the most visible trends at this year's CES. It's all...

14 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/6/2010

ASUS CES 2010 Press Conference

ASUS wants to become one of the top three portable PC vendors by 2011, and in order to accomplish that goal they have placed a renewed focus on design.

10 by Jarred Walton on 1/5/2010

CES 2010 – Netbooks, Netbooks, Everywhere!

CES week has begun, and we kick off our coverage with a look at some of the latest laptop and netbook announcements. Pine Trail has arrived, but we're still...

19 by Jarred Walton on 1/4/2010

IDF 2009 - Intel Shows off 22nm & 32nm, Sandy Bridge Demoed

It's the first day of IDF and in usual Intel fashion we have new silicon, new transistors and new architectures. It's nothing huge but a fairly traditional keynote...

32 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/22/2009

IDF 2009 - World's First Larrabee Demo, More Clarkdale, Gulftown

Intel finally demonstrated Larrabee, although not in a major way. Intel's first discrete GPU is still going through birthing pains as it inches towards its release in Q2...

46 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/22/2009

Nintendo's Development Secrets, Cloud Gaming & new Killer NIC - GDC '09

Our first day of coverage from the Game Developer's Conference includes a rare insight into how Nintendo develops games, a new service that offloads GPU/CPU computation for games and...

39 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Derek Wilson on 3/26/2009

CES 2009 - Cases, Coolers, and Power Supplies

We sent Christoph around the Vegas Strip to meet with the various power supply, cooling, and case companies and find out what's new and interesting.

40 by Christoph Katzer on 1/14/2009

CES 2009 - TV Trends, WirelessHD, 240Hz and Netbook Pricing

We report on trends in the LCD TV industry for 2009 and beyond. Don't be fooled by the name, 240Hz doesn't necessarily mean what you think. WirelessHD...

31 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Manveer Wasson on 1/12/2009

CES 2009 - Day 1: Netbooks, "Talking" Cars and more

If the past two CESes were mostly display shows, this year's was about netbooks and mobile devices. We're done hearing about convergence, it's now the age of devices.

17 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Manveer Wasson on 1/9/2009

CES 2009 - ASUS Expands the Eee Family

Touch enabled Eee PCs, an Eee Keyboard with built in computer, glass touchpad and wireless HDMI, and a new Atom based notebook with a 512GB SSD - standard. ...

20 by Jarred Walton on 1/7/2009

Hell Freezes Over: NVIDIA Announces Native SLI Support for the Intel X58 Chipset

Yep, there's finally native SLI support on an Intel chipset without the use of any funny nForce switches. Nehalem owners with certain X58 based motherboards will get both...

44 by Anand Shimpi & Laura Johnston on 8/28/2008

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