Daniel Kipping

  • Microsoft gives us a sneak peek at IllumiRoom…

    Although Microsoft haven’t ‘officially’ jumped on the bandwagon for CES 2013, that hasn’t stopped it from teasing us with what its been working on recently. IllumiRoom is a project from the team at Redmond which, using a projector and a camera housed within any Kinect unit, maps (i.e. projects) additional...
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    Lenovo parades the ThinkPad Helix at CES.

    The Consumer Electronics Show always provides device manufacturers with an avenue to excite and fascinate current and potential customers, and this year Lenovo appear to have brought their A-game with their latest addition to the Tablet/Notebook hybrid space: The ThinkPad Helix. At first glance, the ThinkPad Helix certainly appears...
  • Canonical announces Ubuntu for Smartphones.

    The firm behind arguably the most popular Linux distribution, Canonical, has recently announced that it will be taking the Ubuntu experience to the mobile phone. Ubuntu for Phones is the latest endeavour from Mark Shuttleworth and crew, and will be the first touch-enabled iteration of Ubuntu available to the public....
  • Apple is planning to supersede the iPad Mini, already.

    Amid rumours and speculation surrounding Apple ‘s October 23rd Media Event, The iPad Mini was unveiled to the world. Now, it appears as though a second iteration is already in the works. A report from SlashGear details that AU Optronics, one of the bodies which supplies Apple with panels...
  • Microsoft are building a gaming tablet…?

    Reports straight out of The Verge, who have elected not to disclose sources relating to this matter, are detailing (and practically confirming) that Microsoft is ready to begin building its own gaming tablet. Simply stating that “multiple sources familiar with plans” have been in contact with them, the report...
  • Xbox SmartGlass available for Windows Phone users.

    As we celebrate the official release of Microsoft’s Windows 8 today, we must not forget that it has been a monster week for Redmond in more ways than one.  Adding to the fact that the curtain has finally been lifted on Surface, Xbox fans (and Windows Phone users) will...
  • Western Digital manufactures Windows-To-Go-specific hard disk.

    Windows-To-Go is arguably one of the more “interesting” additions to Windows 8 Enterprise, allowing a user to execute a self-provisioned installation of Windows form a USB-based flash drive. However, what may be more interesting is the fact that popular hard disk manufacturer Western Digital are now marketing an external...
  • Corning introduces Willow Glass to the world…

    We all know and love Gorilla Glass. You know the stuff; it protects the displays of most smartphones, tablets and even HDTV’s that are currently on the market. This week, the brain behind the popular glass, Corning, has unveiled one of its latest projects at Display Week in Boston,...
  • Microsoft unveils $15 Windows 8 Upgrade program

    If you are scouring the market for a new, Windows 7-based PC, you may want to hold off for another day or so. Microsoft announced yesterday that consumers who purchase a PC (between the second of June, this year to the thirty-first of January next year) that ships with...
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