LG will replace conventional magnesium in its mobile phones to a more environmentally friendly magnesium alloy, effectively reducing CO2 emissions by 4kg per handset.
The technology, which relies on silicon and magnesium oxide-based components, could reduce the need to pass or surgically remove tiny medical implants.
This sleek slab of aluminium/magnesium has a slice battery, plus some special extras for business types.
Microsoft's Steve Ballmer and Steven Sinofsky announce a line of tablet devices at press event in Los Angeles Monday. The Surface tablets, running Windows 8, feature 10.6-inch touch screens wrapped in a magnesium case. They also feature a magnetically-attached, 3mm-thick Touch Cover that folds down and functions as a full touch-screen keyboard.
Sony's new Vaio Y series is 1.2-inches thick and weighs around 4.2 pounds making it plenty thin but also a bit on the heavy side for a thin 13-inch laptop. In part that's because of the magnesium chassis that adds a nice durable feel.
Despite its tough name, the Assault is not built to military specifications. In fact, many of its features--a magnesium alloy case, antishock design, and a spill-resistant keyboard and touch pad--can be found on corporate models from Dell and Lenovo.
Research from Arizona State University suggests that ants might be trapping carbon dioxide, hence stopping it from being released into the atmosphere.
We strip down one of Alienware's top-of-the-line gaming laptops to see what makes this dual-GPU monster tick.
The Audiophiliac auditions the Spendor SP2/3R2 speakers, mated with a Stein Music Stateline Amp 2, and discovers an awesome combination.
Google has announced the launch of the new ultraportable HP Chromebook 11 at Australian retailers this week for just AU$399.