Archive for the ‘Mobile Technology’ Category

In an ever-changing, ever-improving market, makers of consumer notebooks increasingly have to keep up in two different areas: of course, the central technologies area, to ensure their model is as good or better than the next competitor in the area of performance, but, as we have seen especially in the past few years, the area […]

T. Baker & T. Wilkins Like many aspiring technology departments, the innovative Windows Live section of the empire that is Microsoft has a ‘Labs’ section for its emerging, yet buggy technologies. Usually this is the haunt of new, socially networked scientific calculators (seeing as everything must be socially networked these days) but over the past […]

Pros loud, statement-making design wonderful display massive 300gb hard drive standard speedy processor reliable excellent value for money Cons Vista Ultimate should be standard no high-definition drive available display could be at higher resolution design won’t appeal to everyone Design Whilst the casing design won’t appeal to everybody, HP never intentioned the dv2840tx Artist Edition […]

Generally, I don’t post news that’s probably been repeated thousands of times around the interwebs here at TB Tech – however, this evening has proved too important. Our friends at Engadget have just broken the news that Vodafone (my chosen carrier) has indeed signed a massive contract with Apple, and it will soon be selling […]

In a world where computer makers consistently make bold claims that are so completely beside the point of their particular model, it’s nice to come across a type that does what it claims. Basically, the new HP Artist Edition laptop will certainly satisfy any graphic designer, or digital artist, who needs a portable Windows machine […]

The global smartphone industry today has two extremes. On one side, we see the fanatical corporate email-aholic type, the BlackBerry; and on the other side, a more easy-going, design-conscious being in the iPhone. However whilst these two iconic handsets appeal to very different people, they both control a very reasonable share of the market that […]



I’m currently holidaying on the Sunshine Coast, in Queensland. However, the hotel I’m staying at has an interesting cable internet system that doesn’t support Macs. Whilst this surprised me, what surprised me more was the hotel’s inability, or lack of motivation, to do anything about the problem — leaving me to have to use the […]