Producing the perfect convertible computer has been attempted by many tech companies since the smartphone and tablet revolution began but while many have attempted it none have been able to come up with a compromise that people are willing to live with. The ability to quickly convert your portable device into a fully fledged notebook with the benefits of a full-sized keyboard and big screen still evades the smartest minds and gadget developers in the techie world.
Razer are the latest tech company to throw their hat into the convertible ring and their interpretation called Project Linda is one of the most interesting concepts yet. Project Linda has been designed to work with their Razor Phone, converting the phone into a full-sized Chromebook by simply slide the phone into the slot where the track-pad would normally be.
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Google’s ChomeOS and Chromebook laptops offer up an interesting option for many with aggressive pricing, capable hardware while embracing the cloud with web apps seems to be an approach that has kept people interested.
Now ChromeOS is growing up, heading off to work in the Office. The appearance of QuickOffice is filling a major feature gap for the OS. Till now the lack of support for Word and Excel documents, along with the lack of powerful office productivity application, has limited the adoption of ChomeOS, a situation that is soon to change.
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Silicon design house ARM isn’t content adding the smarts to most of the smartphones in the world, now they have announced a new family of graphics processor to add to their silicon portfolio. ARM would like to introduce you to the Mali-T600 mobile graphics processors.
Three new members of the T600 family of products have been introduced to the world, the Mali-T624 with 4 cores, Mali-T628 with 8 cores and the Mali-T678 with 8 cores optimized for Tablets. The T600 chips are based on a brand new architecture named the Midgard architecture, rebuilt from the ground up ARM is proving that people will use as much power as they are supplied.
Currently the most powerful smartphone the Samsung Galaxy SIII uses a slightly overclocked Mali 400 GPU, the T678 should be close to 4 times faster. Able to drive screen resolutions up to 4k2k while providing console class gaming these chips are not only destined to travel but may also find a place in our living room, driving big screen TV’s.
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