Running on Ivy Bridge, loaded with Thunderbolt ports and costing under $US1000, Intel’s Ultrabook laptop segment is expected to be big news in late 2012 – if you believe what Intel’s saying, anyway. Digitimes claims Intel’s attempting to lure 40 per cent of laptop manufacturers into creating Ultrabooks, but until Intel lowers the chip prices, it may not be possible.
Intel's Wooing Companies Into Creating Ultra-Thin Ultrabooks
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The sounding rocket you can see above will be launched from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on December 4, and according to NASA it "will be MUSIC to the ears of aspiring and early career engineers testing new space technology on a suborbital vehicle." That's because the name of the payload stands for because the name of the payload stands for Multiple User Suborbital Instrument Carrier (MUSIC).
No? Fine, gonna munch on some rocks until then.
Last Saturday, hundreds of adults and children attended the PixelCon 2 retro gaming event in Budapest, Hungary, organised by Insert Coin. Fans of old school gaming consoles, outdated personal computers, ancient video games, legendary computing machines and handheld electronic games came together to enjoy several decades' worth of classic gaming for the day.