Computing Trends & Talk

  • Virtual Reality in 2016 – A Look at the Top Competitors

    Seemingly out of nowhere, 2016 is shaping up to be the year of VR. Not since the late 1980’s have people been this excited to step into a virtual world. Let’s take a look at the three main competitors in this 2016 showdown.
    By Ryan Tetzlaff April 7, 2016 

  • Virtual Reality Has Failed Before - Why This Time Might Be Different

    If you haven’t been paying attention to the gaming industry as of late, it may have been easy to miss the hype for this year’s newest trend – virtual reality. You may remember the spectacular failures of VR in the 80s and 90s, but this...
    By Ryan Tetzlaff April 7, 2016 

  • Computer Network Hardware, The Past, The Present and The Future

    The rise of tablets and other mobile media consumption devices has changed the way we use technology at home and at work. The networking hardware and infrastructure used to support these devices has likewise changed in the past few years, in both large...
    By Jordan Salvi December 14, 2011 

  • A Trip Around the World - Who Makes Your Stuff, and Where

    Your electronics often have an interesting history, with many of them coming from countries spread out across the world. But just how weak is this chain? Is it spread too thin? What does the globalization of the modern manufacturing system mean...
    By Aaron R. December 12, 2011 

  • Fantasy Wish List of Top Geek Hardware

    Do you ever have that moment of "I wish I could afford..." when you spot a piece of quality hardware that you need to have but can't quite break the budget for? In a perfect world we would have an endless supply of cash: and here is...
    By Christian Cawley October 30, 2011 

  • Why Is the Amazon Kindle Fire So Cheap?

    Amazon has already made history with its remarkably cheap Kindle e-reader, but just how exactly can they sell an Android Honeycomb tablet as an e-reader for under $200?
    By Christian Cawley October 20, 2011 

  • Could Amazon's Tablet Conquer the iPad?

    More than a year after the release of Apple's original iPad, a credible challenger has yet to emerge. Android tablets appear too fragmented to mount a concentrated response, and companies such as BlackBerry lack expertise. Now Amazon looks to join...
    By M.S. Smith September 30, 2011 

  • The Battle for a Dark Throne - Is Microsoft Losing Its Spot as an Evil Company?

    For the longest time Microsoft was the favorite public enemy of the tech world. It seems like that role is changing though. Is Microsoft too inflexible to advance it's state of evil? Has it been overtaken by new innovative tricks? Joking aside...
    By Aaron R. September 28, 2011 

  • Car Tech and Computer Standards: A Plea for a Common Form Factor

    Cars and technology seem to be on a crash course. Bluetooth is only the tip of the iceberg, with cars now available with touchscreen controls and streaming Internet radio. That all sounds great - but a reliance on proprietary technology makes car tech...
    By M.S. Smith September 1, 2011 

  • Why Android Cannot Win the Tablet War

    The tablet war is far from over, but until Android sorts out the problem of cheap tablets running old versions of the operating system, Honeycomb can never be seen as a competitor to iOS on the iPad...
    By Christian Cawley August 30, 2011 
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