Packard Bell “dot” 8.9-inch netbook announced

September 23, 2008

Packard Bell have followed the latest trend and have announced their the “dot” netbook. It features a Atom processor, 1 GB if RAM, 160GB HD space, web cam, 3g module and a 6-cell battery for improved battery life. Its priced at £315 and due for release in November this year! Its been a while since I’ve heard the name “Packard Bell”, whatever happened to them?

Google introduces Mobile Search with My Location

September 12, 2008

It appears that Google has introduced a new service, called Mobile Search with My Location. With this service, it’s possible for users of Mobile Devices to perform a local search in their location. It uses the Gears Geolocation API to detect your location, and then shows search results in that location.

This service is now available for the US and the UK. Just go to google.com with a mobile device, and choose the option ‘My Location’.

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The LHC for Internet Advancement?

September 10, 2008

The Large Hadron Collider, LHC for short, is a giant particle acceleration, and they have made some pretty exciting discoveries. Apparently, they have made a world wide computing grid which in theory would allow internet speeds of 1 gigabit per second. The LHC is currently processing the information, pretty exciting stuff.

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