Phonebloks Concept Brings Modular PC Idea to Smartphones

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If you’re a power user, chances are that no phone on the market currently will fit your needs. You may want the Nokia Lumia 1020’s 41-megapixel camera sensor along with the design of Apple’s iPhone 5s and the active digitizing touchscreen of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Fortunately, a concept called Phonebloks aims to do […]

Microsoft Hopes to Appeal to Geeks With 3D Printing Support

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With the release of the preview of Windows 8.1 at Microsoft’s BUILD conference in San Francisco, California, one new feature was introduced that may help the platform become more appealing to technology geeks. Like 2D printing support, Microsoft is hoping to differentiate Windows 8.1 for use on desktops, notebooks, and touchscreen tablets by adding new […]

HTC One Nexus Edition: Drivers Needed.

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Though the Facebook Home UI has largely been criticized and the HTC First, the first smartphone to ship with Facebook Home embedded, has been a flop, the experience working with Facebook may have given HTC a new perspective on approaching its smartphone user experience. One of the things that the HTC First did right was […]

Microsoft: Pen Support for Adobe Now Available for Surface Pro Tablet

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Wacom drivers for the Surface Pro tablet running Windows 8 Pro are now available to allow the slate to support the pressure-sensitive active digitizer when used with Adobe’s software suite, including Photoshop. The move should appease early adopters and help to expand the appeal of the Surface Pro to creative and professional users who need […]

Qualcomm Supports Custom ROMs by Proxy With Release of Adreno GPU Drivers

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Qualcomm has released graphics drivers for its Snapdragon ARM processors, which makes use of Adreno graphics, to Android developers. The move is a welcomed one from the developer community as Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich supports hardware acceleration and without the newly available graphics drivers from Qualcomm, developing custom Android 4.0 ROMs would be a […]

Is it too much to ask for driver bundles?

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Compared to poor incarcerated Rob, I really don’t have much to gripe about when it comes to Windows 7 drivers for my Tablet PC, except I’m upgrading from XP to 7. That means a fresh install, which means fresh installation of drivers. Furthermore, Tablet PCs demand a few more drivers than plain vanilla laptops do, […]