With Intel’s next-gen CPUs arriving late spring/early summer, andcoming to new PCs sometime around October, it’s easy to recommend that laptop shoppers hold off on any new purchases until one or both of those are available.
Or, is it? We’ve opened up the question for point/counterpoint debate, with Scott taking the position that you should definitely not buy a laptop right now, and Dan saying we shouldn’t be slaves to a release calendar, and just buy what you want, when you want it. Read more »
The successor to Sony’sis code named Orbis and it’s coming in time for the holidays next year, according to a report from gaming site Kotaku.
The next-generation Read more »console won’t be play , Kotaku reported Friday, citing unnamed sources. And, as is also rumored with ’s follow-up to the , Sony is working on a way to make its next console either reject used games or possibly limit their playability unless buyers of a pre-owned game “pay a fee to unlock/register the full game.”
There’s been a lot of rumors about what Sony’s next majorconsole will be like and when it will launch. While Sony claims it won’t be making any new console hardware announcements at E3 this June, a new article at Kotaku claims via unnamed sources to have some new details about the successor to the , which launched in November 2006.
The story claims that the working name for the next Sony game console is Orbis, which in Latin can mean orbit or circle or ring. The article suggests that the name could be the final title for the console which might mean Sony is dumping the Playstation name after over a decade of use. Read more »
18 has just landed as a stable release, and while it has the usual mix of minor tweaks and fixes, the real news is its graphics improvements.
Part of this comes from the Read more »enabling -accelerated rendering for 2D Canvas content, which could bring a real performance boost to canvas-based animations and . (Or that’s the plan, anyway. If you have any issues, or just want to find out what’s happening on your system, then entering ://gpu will give you more information on the browser’s current GPU acceleration usage.)