Synaptics Wants To Upgrade Your Spacebar With A SmartBar : Why It’s A Good Idea
Synaptics, the company responsible for some of the leading touch-based technologies of today’s devices, is about to provide the spacebar of keyboards with a significant upgrade.
The company is looking to add gesture controls to the spacebar, which is the most commonly used key on the keyboard.
Dyson Backs Battery Startup That Can Give Your Smartphone Twice Its Current Battery Life
U.K. home appliance company Dyson signed a joint development agreement with startup company Sakti3 in a bid to incorporate the latter’s batteries into future products. Part of the agreement involves an investment worth $15 million from Dyson.
AMD Introduces Carrizo Line Of Power-Friendly Chips — Here’s How They Cut Down On Power
Advanced Micro Devices, or AMD, has taken the wraps off of a new line of processors for laptops and desktop computers.
The line is called Carrizo, and according to AMD it will offer a 40 percent gain in CPU energy efficiency.
“As a part of our continued focus on building great products, the advanced power and performance optimizations we have designed into our upcoming ‘Carrizo’ APU will deliver the largest generational performance-per-watt gain ever for a mainstream AMD APU,” says Sam Naffziger, AMD Corporate Fellow, in a statement.
Microsoft Striving to Offer Something for Everyone in Windows 10
To say that Microsoft knows how to pack a presentation with as many punches as possible is an understatement, given Wednesday’s consumer peek at its upcoming Windows 10 OS.
While the Redmond firm had already shown off the business end of Windows 10 to a crowd of enterprise developers late last year, the consumer reveal clearly articulates Microsoft’s vision of one platform and one family of products and services.