Daily Archives: May 16, 2011

Chris Nuttall

Lenovo has just unveiled a strong contender in the ultraportable business laptop market with its thinnest Thinkpad ever – the X1.

The X1 has a 16mm-thick chassis and 13.3-inch screen, which puts it in direct competition with the likes of the MacBook Air and Samsung Series 9 with their 13.3-inch screens and slim looks.

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Richard Waters

Does it matter that investors in the public markets are missing out on the big early gains in internet stocks? Niklas Zennstrom (of Skype fame) has done his own calculations and tells us that the majority of large-cap, high-growth names in the world today are not traded on any stock market. Read more

Chris Nuttall

While commencement speeches typically focus on the opportunities and successes that lie ahead in life, John Riccitiello, chief executive of Electronic Arts, challenged the norm today and delivered one to graduates on how to fail well. Visiting his alma mater, the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley, Mr Riccitiello talked about difficulties in his four years as CEO at EA, while citing similar dark times for others who went on to be tech industry titans. Read more

Anyone buying a 16Gb iPad and finding it full to the brim with videos and music in no time at all may experience a little buyers’ remorse at not going for a bigger capacity.

There is no means of expanding the iPad’s internal Flash memory once bought, but a groundbreaking wireless hard drive from Seagate launched today provides one effective way of getting round storage limitations not just on the iPad but on any Wi-Fi enabled device. Read more

Chris Nuttall

Anyone buying a 16Gb iPad and finding it full to the brim with videos and music in no time at all may experience a little buyers’ remorse at not going for a bigger capacity. There is no means of expanding the iPad’s internal Flash memory once bought, but a groundbreaking wireless hard drive from Seagate launched today provides one effective way of getting round storage limitations not just on the iPad but on any Wi-Fi enabled device. Read more

Tech news from around the web:

  • Research In Motion has recalled about 1,000 of its PlayBook tablet devices due to an operating software fault, Business Insider reports. The majority of devices involved in the recall were still in the company’s distribution system and had yet to reach consumers, the company said.

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