It seems like hackers can gain access to just about any electronic device these days, but now, in a scary twist, someone has demonstrated how even a pacemaker embedded in your chest can be corrupted from up to 30 feet away so that it kills you.
Those inductive charging pads that juice up your phone without wires are pretty cool, but once you're already at home it's not such a big deal to simply plug it in. This new system from Intel takes that convenience on the road, by letting you charge the phone using the power stored in your laptop.
Tired of shoving your laptop into the same boring case? Well, you're not alone. Richard Smith created a series of iPad and laptop cases that mix it up a bit. Check out the gallery below for these machine washer ready cases that look just like folded clothes.
If you were hoping to get one of those hot and powerful Razer Blade laptops before Christmas, we've got bad news for you: it's delayed. Delayed at the eleventh hour because the company is swapping out the default 320GB hard drive with a 256GB solid-state drive.
Are you thinking of buying one of Sony's Vaio S laptops, but worried it doesn't come with glasses-free 3D? Fear no more, because Sony is releasing a "lenticular sheet" that can be placed over the screen and enable glasses-free 3D, any time you want the give your eyeballs a depth punch.
There's a certain finesse to designing PC gaming equipment. Whether it's the neon glow from all the LED lights, chunky weight or boxy frame — you can immediately tell when a desktop rig or laptop is built specifically for gaming. Razer's beastly Blade takes all the Alienwares, Maingears and XPS laptops out there and raises the bar, not just in terms of raw power, but with features like 10 adaptive and programmable keypad buttons (a design carried over from the Switchblade) and a multitouch LCD trackpad that doubles as an separate screen. Borrowing a page from Apple's minimalistic MacBook Pro laptops, Razer's managed to make an all matte 17.3-inch laptop with a 1080p resolution that combines gorgeous design, portability and uber power in a chassis less than one inch thick and weighs under seven pounds. Who said PC gaming was dead?
There's no denying the fact that Apple's MacBook Pro notebooks are sleek and sexy slabs of aluminum and glass that make rival PC notebooks appear cheap and flimsy. Guess what? We went hands-on with Sony's new VAIO S Series laptops and we got to say, they bring sexy back to PC notebooks, without skimping on performance.
Now that people are comfortable with renting their music and movies online, how about renting a laptop? That's precisely what a new Google rumor points to. For just $20 a month, Google will lease students a Chrome OS-powered laptop.
Most thieves are pretty stupid, but it takes a special type of stupid to steal a laptop from a tech geek, and then use it without taking any precautions like wiping the hard drive. Especially if you decide the best way to test out your illicit loot is by recording yourself dancing (badly) to Tyga's Make it Rain.
There was a time when anyone who was into music had a big home stereo rig for listening to their tunes. But now it seems that most people are stuck with the wimpy little speakers in their laptop, or some crummy iPod dock.