The 2013 Lexus ES 300h is a solid option for drivers looking for a premium hybrid. Unfortunately, its cousin -- the 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid -- is just as good, but a much better value.
A new version of the interface makes software running on graphics chips more self-reliant and better at sharing data with conventional software running on CPUs.
Sony's VPL-VW600ES is far from the entry-level 4K projector we were expecting to see, but it should boast excellent image quality.
iPhone SDK beta 4 released with OpenGL ES support, code signing
The Sony VPL-ES2 impressed us with its style rather than its substance, though its video capabilities are best-in-class.
Trying to speed the graphics interface's development, Khronos updates OpenGL. Phones and the Web carry a competitive advantage over Microsoft's DirectX.
The cross-platform graphics interface adds support for tesselation and better general-purpose computation.
The Toshiba Satellite L505-ES5018 is about the cheapest dual-core laptop that you'll find, and it provides a predictably basic feature set, but boasts competitive performance, respectable battery life, and zero bloatware.
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Undocumented iPhone OS 2.0 features and tips
Sony adds the $700 BDP-S1000ES Blu-ray player to its premium ES line, with the player offering 802.11N Wi-Fi, 7.1 analog outputs and Sony's HD Reality Enhancer video processing.