ITworld Hardware en What is white OLED? <p>I saw an article talking about LG’s development of white OLEDs and how other companies are years behind as a result. Is OLED similar to AMOLED? The article didn't do is explain what white OLEDs are and why they have an advantage over other technologies. Anyone?</p> Hardware displays OLED white OLED Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:01:54 +0000 ehtan 436535 at Microsoft adds 3D printing via cloud to application Microsoft is extending its 3D modeling and printing application to the cloud, allowing users to create and print 3D objects with unconventional materials such as metals and ceramics.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:38:27 +0000 IDGNS staff 436512 at Intel teams with Indian firm to launch 'Eddy' tablet for children Intel has teamed with Indian education startup Metis Learning on an Android tablet that aims to keep children away from violent TV content and games on their parents&#039; smartphones.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware IT Management News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:40:50 +0000 IDGNS staff 436443 at Micron ships 16nm node SSDs, cheapest price yet Micron is shipping its latest client SSD that offers up to 1TB of capacity at a cost of just 45 cents per gigabyte.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Storage News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:29:54 +0000 IDGNS staff 436424 at PHP Opcode cache tuning with XCache PHP, for all of its shortcomings, is still an extremely popular language and a useful one as well. One of the things that makes it so useful - its dynamic and interpreted nature - also makes it more difficult to achieve decent performance. One area that can greatly improve PHP performance is the proper use of an Opcode cache extension.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Consumerization of IT Data Center Development Hardware Internet IT Management Open Source SOA Software Best practice Opcode cache PHP Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 mombrea 436309 at New DisplayPort 1.3 standard supports 5K monitors Monitors and TVs supporting 4K resolution are just arriving, but the new DisplayPort 1.3 is already looking forward to 5K resolution.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:22:58 +0000 IDGNS staff 436302 at PC confusion to linger on Intel's quick jump to Skylake Laptop and desktop buying decisions may get confusing in 2015 as Intel introduces PC chips based on two different architectures -- Broadwell and Skylake -- in the same year, something the chip maker rarely does.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:21:30 +0000 IDGNS staff 436291 at How to spill-proof your laptop (and how to fix it if that fails) Perhaps one of the worst threats your Mac faces is the chance of being doused with water or other liquid: In a second, a cup of coffee could leave you about $1500 in the hole for a new Mac (plus $5 for another latte).<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Opinion Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:33:29 +0000 IDGNS staff 436249 at 6 Tips for Replacing Your Windows Laptop With a Surface Pro 3 It&#039;s no secret that Microsoft&#039;s Windows 8 launch marks the start of a hybrid device strategy. Though the initial batches of Windows 8 hybrid devices were far from successful, the push by Microsoft to meld touch with traditional computing is starting to look better with the release of the latest generation of such devices, led its own Surface Pro 3.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Windows Tip Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:09:19 +0000 IDGNS staff 436232 at New data center protects against solar storms and nuclear EMPs A new 2,000-sq.-ft. data center in Pennsylvania was designed to protect against an electromagnetic pulse, either from a solar storm or a nuclear event.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Data Center Hardware News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:14:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 436222 at Want lithium-ion batteries to last? Slow charging may not be the answer New research by a California-based team could change the way lithium-ion batteries are charged in consumer electronics products and electric cars, leading to longer lifetimes and more useful batteries.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:04:13 +0000 IDGNS staff 436149 at Matrox lives for another millennium, but with AMD at its heart The card maker that ruled gaming in the &#039;90s has a business approach to graphics.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware hardware News AMD gpu graphics Matrox Nvidia Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:18:05 +0000 Andy Patrizio 436035 at How to prepare your devices for iOS 8 These are the steps you should take before the next version arrives.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Mobile & Wireless News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:32:07 +0000 IDGNS staff 436033 at Sharp to mass-produce low-power mobile displays in 2017 Sharp has set 2017 as its target for mass production of a new display it says will reduce power consumption in smartphones and tablets.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:50:06 +0000 IDGNS staff 435887 at Jumpstart Business Transformation with SAP on Vblock&trade; Systems <!--paging_filter--><p> VCE, in partnership with SAP, is leading the way with virtual SAP landscapes. Vblock&trade; Systems offer a factory-integrated, enterprise-class IT infrastructure that streamlines acquisition, deployment, and operations.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BPM Business Data Center Hardware Networking Storage Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:01:22 +0000 435824 at