Tag: Computers

Oh great, AI will apparently match humans in creativity and emotional intelligence soon

As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about when it comes to artificially intelligent machines being able to perform many tasks faster and better than humans can, potentially stealing our jobs in the future, and presenting what some technologists worry is an existential threat to humanity, now it appears AI will soon be […]

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Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, RIP

Paul Allen, billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, philanthropist, science fiction fan, and founder of Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture (formerly the Experience Museum Project), has died from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 65. “From technology to science to music to art, I’m inspired by those who’ve blurred the boundaries, who’ve looked at […]

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This new 49-inch curved monitor from Dell is a gorgeous productivity beast

Fans of massive computer displays that afford gorgeous, ultra-wide views — behold: The world’s first 49-inch dual QHD monitor has arrived, thanks to Dell, as part of an expansion of its UltraSharp monitor family geared especially toward the workplace and professional users. Dell designed the monitor, which boasts a 32:9 aspect ratio and 5120×1440 resolution, […]

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Report: New Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Pro 6 still won’t have USB-C ports

Microsoft on Tuesday will update its Surface notebook lines with the new Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Pro 6 models. Neither laptop, however, will deliver any significant upgrade. There’s not even USB-C support in store for the new devices, something that’s long been missing. A new report says that we’re looking at the usual processor […]

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Review: Microsoft’s Surface Go is almost everything I want in a travel computer

Every year, I wait for Apple to announce mouse support for the iPad. Every year, I am left unfulfilled. Apple’s nailed the apps that I need to do my job on the go, but the lack of a mouse for interacting with text slows my workflow way the hell down. Tapping on my tablet’s display […]

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This Lenovo laptop uses a super-fast mobile processor for better battery life

Last year, the Galaxy Note 8’s Snapdragon 835 chip was used to power the world’s first Windows laptops built on mobile platforms, devices supposed to deliver better battery life and always-connected mobile experience. This year, the Note 9’s Snapdragon 845 won’t be used inside notebooks, because Qualcomm created a mobile platform to handle Windows 10 needs. […]

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