computer

03 Dec

LG’s 17-inch Gram laptop shows up early

We thought LG’s 17-inch Gram laptop was on the way, and today, Best Buy listed the device online. The new LG Gram is intriguing not just because it ships with a 17-inch, 2560 x 1600 IPS display, but also because it weighs less than three pounds. By comparison, a 17-inch Windows laptop from HP or Dell weighs almost double that. The Asus VivoBook Pro is on the lighter side at 4.6 pounds, but LG has done better. Usually, 17-inch laptops are thought...

29 Nov

Archon Wireless Charger Can Power Your Phone From Under The Desk

We’ve seen wireless chargers embedded in desks before, allowing you to charge your mobile gadgets by simply setting it down on the tabletop. It’s a sleek way to hide your charger, but you had to buy custom furniture that’s been fitted with special hardware. Archon wants to change that. Billed as an “invisible wireless charger,” the device can attach to the underside of desks and tabletops where it can wirelessly charge any compatible gadget you set down on the...

28 Nov

5 Reasons Why World Computer Literacy is Critical

A few decades ago, computer use was mostly relegated to a handful of professions. Not many people owned their own computers, and most computers were used as a tool on the job. These days, there is at least one computer in every household, and most people have active accounts on Facebook or Twitter or at least an email address. Computers are ubiquitous in our society, so it stands to reason that more importance has been placed on computer literacy. There are many clear...