Gloria Sin

Gloria Sin

Former Digital Trends Contributor
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.
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Computing

Microsoft talks Windows Blue: expect preview by June, pricing still to come [Update]

Microsoft's Chief Marketing and Financial Officer Tami Reller reveals that the upcoming update to Windows 8 won't be free, will be geared for both Windows 8 and RT, and will be optimized for mini slates.
Computing

Asus Chromebooks to hit stores later this year

Asus CEO Jerry Shen confirms his company is finally jumping on the Chromebook bandwagon, now that the Chrome OS is maturing as a platform and gaining momentum in schools and governments - though not (yet) with consumers.
Computing

Asus CEO believes 7-inch tablets will be the special sauce Windows 8 needs

Asus CEO Jerry Shen reveals in an earnings call this morning he is "very optimistic" about Windows 8 slates, particularly the 7-inchers that are coming later this year, but is still lukewarm on RT devices.
Computing

New Chromebooks from Asus and Acer reportedly coming later this year

Both Acer and Asus are rumored to be prepping new Chromebooks for the second half of 2013, just as Intel is getting ready to launch its next-generation Atom chip and $200 Android laptops.
Computing

Lenovo’s ThinkPad S431 boasts a 14-inch display in a 13-inch body, starts at $700

Before the next-gen Haswell processors land later this quarter, Lenovo announced today that it's adding three Ivy Bridge-powered laptops and OneLink dock to its spring lineup: the 14-inch ThinkPad S431, 14-inch ThinkPad E431, and the…
Computing

Apple to intro MacBooks with Intel Haswell processors at WWDC 2013, says analyst

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is at it again. This time he's predicting the upcoming Haswell-powered MacBook Pros and Airs will be making an appearance at WWDC 2013 with the updated Airs hitting stores soon after.
Computing

Dell brings XPS 10 Windows RT tablet with LTE to AT&T, starts at $600

Dell beefs up its XPS 10, Windows RT tablet-laptop hybrid, with a 4G/LTE chip, GPS, and 64GB of storage so it can enjoy AT&T's fast 4G cellular service – but it will cost you a pretty penny.
Computing

Intel’s Haswell ‘North Cape’ prototype can switch screen size in tablet mode

Intel's Haswell-running tablet-laptop hybrid prototype has a particularly interesting feature. Called "Smart Frame." This feature basically resizes North Cape's 13.3-inch display's viewable area on the fly.
Computing

$200 Android laptops with ‘Bay Trail’ Atom chip coming our way, says Intel exec

Intel is betting you'll want a $200 Android laptop powered with its next-gen Atom processor instead of a similarly priced Android tablet with a mobile chip. Does an Android laptop stand a chance?
Computing

Rumor: Apple to refresh its lineup with Intel Haswell processors in May

According to DigiTimes, Apple's parts suppliers in Taiwan are expecting the tech giant to place orders for new MacBook Airs, Pros, and iMacs with the upcoming Intel Haswell processors.
Computing

Plair streams video from your laptop and smartphone to your HDTV for $100

Plair takes on Apple AirPlay and the Roku Streaming Stick by beaming any Web content on your laptop (through your Chrome browser) and mobile devices (iOS and Android) to your HDTV.
Computing

Intel’s ‘Haswell’ chip retail prices revealed along with potential June 2 launch date

A Chinese portal posted an unconfirmed list of prices for the next-gen Haswell chips from Intel, and hinted that the new chip could be made official on June 2 – just ahead of Computex 2013.