The rumored expansion of iPad models this year may reduce the price of entry for owning an Apple tablet, if a new report is to be believed.
Despite having its report on Apple planning to triple its iPad lineup this year firmly rebuffed by many onlookers, Taiwan-based tech site DigiTimes today reiterated that assessment, also claiming that the change could bring big price cuts at the low end.
In a research report issued earlier today, the site once again asserted that Apple plans to expand its lineup of iPads by adding models that serve the "high-end segment" and &… Read more
Rumor has it that Apple is working on bringing new Mac systems to the table, and that these Macs would be radically new designs and vastly different approaches than what we see in the current Mac Pro, Mac Mini, iMac, and MacBook models.
Each design in Apple's current Mac lineup has its pros and cons. The Mac Pro is highly configurable and the most capable and expandable of all Macs; however, it also is a large and heavy machine that takes a lot of power to run. The iMac is affordable and the easiest to set up of all … Read more
After finally getting some quality hands-on time with the 3DS last week and a behind-closed-doors interview with Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime at CES 2011, we've got a healthy amount of new information to share about the 3D glasses-less portable.
The 3D effect Without a doubt, the first time you lay eyes on the 3DS it will surprise you. The 3D effect isn't exactly a "pop-out" illusion, but more of a "pop-in." The best way we've been able to describe it is that it's similar to those Magic Eye images that were so popular in the '90s. Of course, the 3DS yields a much more obvious dimensional shift. Instead of popping out at the user, the effect appears to go deeper inside the top screen of the 3DS.
The 3D effect can be adjusted using a slider, or eliminated altogether. During our time with Pilotwings, we found the 3D effect turned all the way up really increased the overall sense of flight in the game. That said, we're anticipating that each game will have a certain sweet spot for 3D intensity, though the setting remains completely preferential.… Read more