Archive | February, 2013

Fujitsu Q702 Does The Business at MWC

Posted on 28 February 2013

  I’ve had a very productive week at Mobile World Congress thanks to the Fujitsu Q702. It was worry-free, adaptor-free and charger free because for the first time, I managed to get through a long day’s work without a charger. I also learnt about things I don’t need at a conference. VPro was one (no surprises there for this independent worker) and the detachable tablet was another. The Fujitsu Q702 […]

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Ultimate Coder Challenge Week 2 – Uncovering the Strengths of the Perceptual Hardware

Posted on 27 February 2013

7 teams have just finished week 2 of the Ultimate Coder Challenge, building showcase perceptual computing applications on a Lenovo Yoga 13 that will demonstrate the sort of interaction capability that could be built into a Ultrabook, and perhaps the operating system in the future. I’m involved with the judging of the Ultimate Coder event and every week you’ll find an update from me as I analyse the teams progress. […]

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Intel App Porter Tool Kickstarts HTML5 Development

Posted on 27 February 2013

Eric Mantion from Intel gives us an overview of a new tool Intel have developed for porting IOS apps into HTML5 so they can be re-distributed onto other platforms. The app porter does the ‘kickstart’ work in getting the bulk of the code working under HTML5 and Javascript and identifies areas of the code that need hand-tuning. For those people with existing IOS apps looking to go to other platforms, […]

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LG H160 Sider Hands-On by Chippy

Posted on 27 February 2013

I’ve had a chance to spend time with the LG Clovertrail-based slider, the H160. It’s the only Clovertrail device where the screen is separate for the Clovertrail platform.

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Gesture2Launch by Linpus (Video Demo)

Posted on 27 February 2013

Gesture2Launch is a touch gesture mapping application that allows you to launch applications with different gestures. It’s tidy and it seems to work very well. It’s free too!

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HP Elitepad Smart Jackets Demo

Posted on 25 February 2013

I’ve had a chance to look at the HP Elitepad Smart Jackets and they’re not bad. They’re rugged, provide some good features and help to set the Elitepad apart from the rest of the Clovertrail Tablets.   First of all we’ve got the expansion jacket which offers 2x USB, HDMI and an SD card slot. You can also add an additional battery in the jacket. There’s the productivity jacket which […]

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HP Elitebook Revolve 810 Ultrabook Convertible Hands-On. Shipping 1st March

Posted on 24 February 2013

I had completely forgotten about the HP Elitebook Revolve 810 so when I spotted it at a Mobile World Congress pre-event this evening I was a little more excited than I should have been. Having had a good look at though it deserves some praise for a quality and stylish build, good set of ports, removable battery, TPM, VPro (I couldn’t find evidence of it though), optional digitizer and more.

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Asus UX21A 11-inch Ivy Bridge Ultrabook Finally Available in the U.S. (for a reasonable price too!)

Posted on 24 February 2013

It looks like you can finally buy the Asus UX21A in America.  It isn’t clear when Asus finally sent the 11-inch Ivy Bridge Ultrabook to U.S. shores, but those looking for a more portable Ultrabook experience can now get their hands on it.

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Fujitsu Q702 Hybrid in-use at MWC

Posted on 24 February 2013

After all the Clovertrail testing last week the plans to take a consumer tablet to MWC took a turn at the last minute. The Fujitsu Q702 turned up for testing and it bumped itself to the top of the list based on some amazing specs; the first and most important of which is a total 70Wh battery with 44Wh of that as a replaceable in the base. Hot-swap goodness! Depending […]

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With Intel in Barcelona. Focus: Software Development.

Posted on 23 February 2013

A big thanks to Intel for their support in getting me to Barcelona to cover the huge event that is Mobile World Congress. Mobile World Congress is pretty much THE event for mobile computing and while it’s primarily focused on those things that nearly don’t fit in pockets any more, there’s a growing software component to it. This year Intel is at MWC for a number of reasons. You’ll hear […]

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Fujitsu Stylistic Q702 Hybrid Ultrabook Unboxing and Overview

Posted on 22 February 2013

Fancy 70WH of battery in your Ultrabook? For those that don’t know how significant this is, it’s the best battery capacity we’ve seen so far in the 11.6” segment and it beats nearly all other Ultrabooks. Only the Fujisu U772 has more, but not by much. The Fujitsu Stylistic Q702 doesn’t stop there. I’ve unboxed and I’m impressed at the specs, ports and capability. There’s another first here too. Matt capacative touchscreen […]

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Dell 6430u Ultrabook passes GCN’s MIL-SPEC tests

Posted on 22 February 2013

Dell’s Latitude 6430u Ultrabook, their first Ultrabook in the Latitude line, has been put through MIL-STD-810 testing by GCN and came through with flying colors.

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