Apple has started shipping the 27-inch version of iMacs powered by the Core i5 processors. One notable thing is that other than the main processor, the graphics unit has also been upgraded to a much advanced Radeon HD 4850 graphics chipset. The above combo comfortably makes the new iMacs one of the fastest desktops on the market. Additional features include a 1 TB hard disk, 2560×1440 display and a minimum of 4 GB RAM.
Carrying around your own stuff isn’t something new. The option that is available are backpacks. So here’s an unique backpack for men who would love to add the style quotient to the carrying bag. It’s a handmade Fair trade backpack with a design that resembles Pangolin scale. The bag shows off overlapping structures creating an altogether new look. Along with its striking structure, the backpack uses recycled inner tubes of trucks to make it more likable.
Until now Apple Stores used Windows CE based handheld computers for checkouts. Looks like things are gonna change soon. Why? Because customers complained quite often. Apple Insider explains, “Customers have also complained about Apple’s check-out method, saying that it’s confusing to make a purchase without a conspicuous, well-identified POS counter or waiting line.” Apple Stores will now feature a new payment system that uses iPod Touch as the primary hardware running an application called EasyPay Touch.
People are busy and so busy that even there’s no time for an 8 hours basic sleep. If you are in that situation and immensely need some sleep, then this set of tools just might be right for you to catch on some rest…not only for you eyes but for the entire “you”. In simple terms it’s a vertical bed that lets you stand and fall asleep.
Microsoft Research recently unveiled a transparent glass display that can be controlled by using voice, pen, touch-free gestures and even eye tracking. Chief research and strategy officer Craig Mundie has been busy demonstrating this piece of technology mostly in U.S. colleges/universities. From the demo it very well seems to be the future of next generation of computers.