Acer Switch Alpha 12 convertible tablet beats the heat with liquid cooling

Today’s Acer hardware event continues, and in addition to checking out that Android-powered Liquid Zest Plus with its big 5,000mAh battery, we’re also hearing a lot about new Windows 10 devices. In addition to some hot desktops and conventional laptops, we’re also seeing one new model that seeks to give the Surface Pro family a run for its money, as Acer introduces the Switch Alpha 12 convertible tablet.The Switch Alpha 12 features a (you guessed it) 12-inch 2160 x 1440 display, Skylake ...

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The Galaxy S7 cooling system, explained in a Samsung infographic

Copious amounts of praise has been laid on top of Samsung’s latest pair of charming flagship Androids. Everyone wants the S7 and everyone else wants to be the S7 edge and vice ...

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Another Galaxy S7 teardown reveals a non-removable battery not for puppies

There are plenty of teardowns out there of the hottest Android device out there. But if you really don’t want to look out there to find out what’s really going on in there, we’ve usually come to trust the folks at iFixit to tell us what’s up, what’s repairable and what will break ...

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A liquid cooled smartphone: an inevitable, and very smart move

Every processor on the planet creates heat. More precisely, computer chips convert electrical energy into thermal energy. Even the most simple circuit has some amount of resistance, and that resistance is manifest in heat. It’s the nature of the beast. Electronics don’t particularly like heat – in fact, a circuit that runs too hot will eventually burn itself out. That’s where the genius of a liquid cooled smartphone comes in to play. First, let’s lay some groundwork.yThe nanometer push

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