When she is not tinkering with gadgets, Gloria is covering computing news for Digital Trends. She's a regular contributor to Tom's Hardware and Shaw Media, and has previously written for ZDNet and FastCompany.com. She also served as a judge for the 2013 CODiE Awards for the Best Mobile App for Consumers. In her off(line) hours, you will likely find her skating at a rink or watching a hockey game.
MIcrosoft CEO Steve Ballmer is reportedly reorganizing the company to reflect its changing business from being all about software, to putting more focus on hardware and products like the Surface tablet and SkyDrive
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo updates his latest report on what we can expect from WWDC 2013: new Haswell-powered MacBook Pros and Airs, non-Retina 13-inch Pros to be discontinued, and dual-mics coming to the Air.
Microsoft's Frank X. Shaw believes iPads and other tablets should be considered personal computers, too. Slates just happen to be in a more mobile form factor than traditional computers, and are just as useful.
Acer introduces a $200 C710 Chromebook. Basically identical to the $280 C710, the new model comes with a 16GB SSD and 2GB RAM instead of a 320GB HDD. This latest budget Chromebook is available at Best Buy now.
By sending two beams of light (rather than just one) down a fiber optic cable, which cancels out noise in the signal, Dr. Liu and his team were able to move data at 400 Gbps – 400 times the speed of Google Fiber.