Tiertime said it has launched a new desktop 3D printer, called UP BOX.
It costs $1,900 and is aimed at both professional and educational market.
The machine will churn out larger units with a max size of 10x8x8 inches, while the print resolution is now 0.1mm and printing speed 30 percent faster than its predecessor. more»
PC monitor unit shipments amounted to 32.5 million units in the second quarter of this year – and that’s a fall of 2.9 percent compared to the year before.
IDC released findings on the quarter, said that tendency will continue over the next three years. more»
While the computer industry saw comparatively small growth for notebooks in the second quarter, it looks like the third quarter will be much slower.
The third quarter always used to be buoyant for PC sales until sales started to slow a few years ago as smartphones and tablets came into their ascendancy. more»
Western Digital’s HGST subsidiary has added 8TB and 10TB hard drives to its HelioSeal product line.
These drives are hermetically seals in helium in order to reduce internal drive friction and power use and make your drives sound like Mickey Mouse. more»
Hungarian security company Balabit showed off its Shell Control Box (SCB) at a press gig this week.
This is a clever gizmo which sits between a data centre and people accessing the data which has an active alert function and which can reconstruct changes people have made to systems as well as preclude certain users from doing different things. more»
Patrick Sweeney, executive director of network security at Dell, talked about next generation firewalls and how the world+dog needs them because of increased security threats.
He said Dell processed 50,000 pieces of malware a day and that means 50,000 new counter measures a day too – with updates to its firewalls pushed out between eight and twelve times a day. more»
Canon Europe said that its imageRUNNER2400 series will bring its partners some cool profit benefits.
The multifunctional printer (MFP) is network ready and Francis Thornhill, Canon’s European and UK product manager, said that the devices helps it partners to address challenges of small workgroups. more»
IDC said that a billion smartphones shipped worldwide.
There are over seven billion humans on the planet.
IDC said that that vendors sold 1,004.2 million smartphones – a rise of 38.4 percent from 2012 – which equates to 725.3 million units in 2012. more»
It looks as though the shortage of DRAM will continue well into 2014.
A fire at an SK Hynix factory last year was primarily responsible for the run on DRAM and even though the company says that production has resumed, there is still an element of catch up. more»
Giant chaebol Samsung is readying an assault on the low end tablet market with a range of cheapo machines intended to consolidate its place in the sector.
It will introduce a Galaxy Tab 3 Lite – a seven inch unit – which is set to be priced at $129, Taiwanese wire Digitimes reports. more»
A company claims that enterprises will adopt smart glasses faster than your average geek.
APX Labs, which makes Skylight software, claims that Google, Epson and others are making devices which in conjunction with apps will be adopted by large corporations.
Skylight, it claims, will let workers share their view with remote colleagues, continuously monitor important information, control devices, sensors and equipments remotely and find and track objects and people. more»
Managed hosting company CWCS said today it will offer unlimited bandwidth on cloud server packages.
According to the company, its cloud servers are more inexpensive because removing data transfer charges will lower the prices.
MD Karl Mendez said: “We can offer unlimited bandwidth because we run, manage and operate our own data centres, using high specification equipment and servers with a deliberately built-in amount of spare capacity.”
He said his company is one of the first in the UK to offer cloud servers with unlimited data transfer. more»
A report from analyst company Gartner shows that while the Android OS has lept ahead in the third quarter of 2013, Apple’s iOS has lost share.
According to Gartner figures, Android has 81.9 percent share, iOS 12.1 percent, and Microsoft 3.6 percent. more»
Flying in the face of received wisdom, Compal’s president Ray Chen is talking up notebook sales in 2014.
Compal is an original design manufacturer (ODM) – that is to say a company which makes notebooks for big brand names.
According to a report in Digitimes, Chen expects shipments to hit 40 million units next year. more»
Brother said it has created a series of apps intended to help its reseller community and its salesforce.
And to that end, it has given its entire sales force iPads with 3G access intended to help them put the message across about their products to resellers when they’re on the road. more»