Video: up close with Lenovo's huge table PC
Last week at the Consumer Electronics Show, Lenovo introduced the Horizon, a 27-inch touch-screen PC that runs Windows 8 along with a special Lenovo UI called Aura. It's being pitched as a "table PC," meant to be set out on a table and used by multiple people. Lenovo's pitch focused on consumer uses like gaming, but we also argue that it could be useful as a business tool, particularly for small ad-hoc meetings.
This week, a National Transportation Safety Board judge dismissed a $10,000 fine that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration had lodged against a photographer who had used a drone to take aerial photos for the University of Virginia. The judge found that the FAA hadn't actually issued any enforceable rules regarding the use of commercial drones.
If you've got a Windows XP machine -- either at home or in the office -- consider yourself lucky. In the past, you'd upgrade to a more recent Windows operating system without a thought. Today, you have many options.
It's designed for the 3.5 billion people who have feature phones today. It solves technical problems Google is not interested in and is a better fit for the pre-paid phones popular in developing countries. The only trick is getting developers on board.
The cloud has overcome a lot of its technical challenges, especially when it comes to security. But the biggest problems in cloud computing now are cultural.