Gloria Sin

Gloria Sin

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Gloria’s tech journey really began when she was studying user centered design in university, and developed a love for observing how people actually use technology. Her bylines include Fast Company, ZDNet, and Tom’s Hardware. She often judges mobile apps competitions like the SIIA CODiE Awards and the Mobile Apps Showdown at CES. When she’s not tripping over various cords and plugs, you can probably find her skating up a storm in a ice rink somewhere.
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Raspberry Pi-powered handheld console takes shape on The Ben Heck Show

In part two of The Ben Heck Show, master modder Ben Heckendorn shows you how to 3D-print your own case and put your Raspberry Pi portable gamer together with lots of wires and a hot glue gun.
Computing

Microsoft focuses on touch, cross-platform convenience in ‘Windows Everywhere’ ad

Microsoft airs a new ad that demos its single Windows experience across different devices. Is it a dig at the recently announced OS X Mavericks and iOS 7 OSes Apple unveiled at WWDC 2013?
Computing

HP thumbs its nose at Microsoft by bringing Google Apps to its small business PCs

HP will bundle and optimize Google Apps cloud-based office productivity tools on its small business computers and office gear for users looking for a Microsoft Office 365 alternative.
Computing

AMD announces ‘world’s first’ 5GHz processor at E3

AMD surprises with 'the world's first commercially available 5GHz processor," the 8-core FX-9590, as well as the 4.7 GHz FX-9370 for gamers, video editors and other creative professionals.
Computing

Want to upgrade to OS X Mavericks? Here’s the list of compatible Macs

The technical requirements for the developer's version of OS X Mavericks give Mac users a hint of what the new OS needs: a 64-bit Intel-based Mac with 8GB of free storage for installation.
Computing

Dell updates Alienware gaming laptops with Haswell chips but sticks with Windows 7

Refreshed Alienware laptops crash the E3 party with programmable LED lights, nine hotkeys for games and apps, Windows 7, and the next-gen Intel processor – available in 14-inch, 17-inch and 18-inch display sizes.
Computing

Apple outs Gigabit Wi-Fi AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule

Apple is bringing Gigabit Wi-Fi to the new AirPort Extreme router and Time Capsule backup drive (available in 2TB and 3TB), so that they can work with the new 802.11ac-ready MacBook Airs and Mac Pro desktop.
Computing

HP’s EliteOne 800 and ProOne 600 all-in-ones and desktops get Haswell upgrade

HP brings the next-gen processor to the enterprise, powering workhorses like the 23-inch EliteOne 800 AiO, ElliteDesk 800 desktop PCs, 21-inch ProOne 600 AiO, and ProDesk 600 desktop computers.
Computing

Raspberry Pi turned into a portable gaming console by The Ben Heck Show

Hacker extraordinaire Ben Heckendorn of The Ben Heck Show takes on the GameBoy Advance with a Raspberry Pi mini-computer, LCD screen, and a game controller. He'll be giving his project away, so find out how you can win one.
Computing

Microsoft demos Windows 8.1 Start button, talks updated portrait mode for mini tablets

In a new Windows 8.1 video from Computex 2013, we catch a glimpse of the new Start button in action, and find out more about how mini-Windows tablets, like the 8-inch Acer W3, will handle portrait mode.
Computing

Asus unveils Republic of Gamers G750 laptop with Thunderbolt, Nvidia GTX 765M GPU

Asus unleashes its17-inch RoG G750 gaming laptop at Computex 2013. For $1,400, you get a next-gen Intel Core i7 chip, Nvidia GTX 765M discrete graphics, a Thunderbolt port, and even dual-SSD storage.
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Microsoft details how you can try the public preview of Windows 8.1

At TechEd North America, Microsoft reveals some of the nitty-gritties of the preview version of Windows 8.1, and what current Windows 8 and RT users need to do to get the free upgrade.