Posts Tagged ‘ wireless ’

Aspire One: Installing and Running Windows XP

Sep 5th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Products

A few weeks ago, I reviewed the Acer Aspire One notebook, the variant which came with an Acer-modified version of Linpus Linux. A few days ago, however, I realised Linux wouldn’t be ideal for me on my netbook. Due to pragmatic reasons, I’m now running Windows XP.



Wireless power ‘eliminates chargers’

Aug 22nd, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Technology

During the demonstration by Intel CTO Justin Rattner, electricity was sent wirelessly to a lamp on stage, lighting a 60 watt bulb that uses more power than a typical laptop computer. Most importantly, the electricity was transmitted without zapping anything or anyone that got between the sending and receiving units. By comparison, previous wireless power systems consisted basically of firing lightning bolts from sending to receiving units.