While it's still unclear to me what the future of wearables will be, I must admit that all things considered I feel that glasses are a better idea than watches as a form factor. If the goal is glanceable information, a heads-up display is probably as good as it gets. This brings us to the ODG R-7, which is part of Qualcomm's Vuforia for Digital Eyewear (VDE) platform. This VDE platform brings new capabilities for augmented reality. What this really means is that developers no longer need to worry about coming up with their own system of aligning content from a VR headset to the real world, as this platform makes it a relatively simple process. Judging by the ODG R-7, there's no need...

E3 2006: Hands on with Nintendo's Wii and new Dell Designs

Updated! We spent some quality time with Nintendo's Wii and some new gaming desktops and notebooks from Dell. You can now download some videos on the bottom of...

36 by Haider Farhan on 5/11/2006

Cebit 2006: High end Motherboards and Server News

Read on to learn what we discovered while at Cebit 2006 in Hannover.

19 by Johan De Gelas on 3/13/2006

Conroe Performance Preview Follow-Up

We took a second look at Conroe. We ran the AMD system with an updated BIOS, ran our own Quake 4 demo on Conroe and re-ran some of...

96 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/9/2006

Live from Taiwan: Cebit 2006 Preview - Part 2

We got the scoop in Taiwan on some of the hot products everyone will be talking about at Cebit this week.

5 by Wesley Fink on 3/9/2006

Spring IDF 2006: Merom and Ultra Mobile PCs

We've heard a lot about Conroe, but now it's time to talk about Merom. Project Origami also makes its debut as functional Ultra Mobile PCs.

9 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/7/2006

Spring IDF 2006 Conroe Preview: Intel Regains the Performance Crown

Intel gave us an hour alone with Conroe and an overclocked Athlon 64 FX-60. And you better believe we benchmarked it. Guess who's on top now?

218 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/7/2006

Spring IDF 2006: Gelsinger Benchmarks Conroe

Gelsinger benchmarked Conroe and showed off quad-core desktop and server CPUs.

19 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/7/2006

Spring IDF 2006: Introducing Intel's new Core processors

Intel's Justin Rattner has revealed some high level details about Intel's new Core microprocessors. Conroe will be able to execute all SSE instructions in a single cycle and...

15 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/7/2006

AMD Shows off Three new Sockets at Spring IDF 2006

Socket-AM2, Socket-S1 and Socket-F - all on display before the start of this year's Spring Intel Developer Forum. AMD also turns the spotlight on Live, the latest specs...

15 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/7/2006

Live from Taiwan: Cebit 2006 Preview

We've just returned from Taiwan where we got the scoop on the hot products that everyone will be talking about at Cebit later this week.

22 by Wesley Fink on 3/7/2006

CES 2006: Motherboards, Memory, Cooling, and a Few Surprises

A look at the motherboards, systems, cooling and memory that were grabbing attention at CES.

36 by Wesley Fink & Jarred Walton on 1/11/2006

CES 2006 - Day 3: Playstation 3, Quarter-size Hard Drives, SED and lots of TVs

If you thought our Day 2 coverage was a bit on the long side, you should keep in mind that we wanted to include much more than we actually...

45 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Manveer Wasson on 1/9/2006

CES 2006 - Day 2: Blu-ray/HD-DVD, PureVideo H.264, Viiv, Centrino Duo and a lot more

The first day of CES was the quiet before the storm, today we've got coverage of everything from Blu-ray and NVIDIA's new H.264 decode acceleration to a live demo...

38 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Manveer Wasson on 1/7/2006

CES 2006 - Day 1: Dell's 30" Display, Quad SLI, WUSB and more

We got some up close and personal time with Dell's new 30" display, saw the world's first Quad SLI system, witnessed a Wireless USB demonstration and even saw a...

47 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/6/2006

ATI's OCUR Brings CableCard and HDTV Support to Windows Vista

It's almost here, CableCard and HDTV support in Windows Vista made possible by ATI. We got a demo of ATI's brand new HDTV tuner that will ship when...

41 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/5/2006

Q4 Motherboard and Graphics: Tour de Taiwan

We have some exciting first looks at various motherboards and graphics from across Taiwan, including several unannounced and unreleased prototypes. Check out what we saw on our latest...

23 by Kristopher Kubicki on 11/2/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 3: The Rest of Rattner

Earlier today we reported on the most interesting element of Justin Rattner's keynote: Intel's research project to bring a CMOS voltage regulator and North Bridge/GMCH on-chip. Now we bring...

17 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/25/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 3: Intel Demos On-Chip North Bridge & Voltage Regulator

Forget about AMD's on-die memory controller, Intel's got on-chip memory controller, graphics and voltage regulator in their latest research project. And it works.

36 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/25/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 2: More Details on VIIV and Next-Gen Architecture

We've got more details on Intel's Memory Disambiguation technology and the hardware (and software) requirements for the VIIV platform. We also found out the trick behind Intel's instant...

26 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/24/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 2: Intel Introduces their VIIV Brand

Intel introduced Centrino for desktops and it's called VIIV (pronounced vive). Find out what the future for the Digital Home PC will be in 2006.

19 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/24/2005

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