Walmart peddled a scam 30TB harddrive
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 29 August 2022 11:56

Walmart peddled a scam 30TB harddrive


There is just so much wrong with this deal 

A 30TB external SSD being sold for just $31.40 on China-based online shopping site AliExpress and listed on Walmart's website for just $39 has so many things wrong with it, it is amazing that two big retailers fell for it.

Walmart abandons robot scanner plans
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 November 2020 12:15

Walmart abandons robot scanner plans


Humans can scan shelves better

Walmart has dropped its plans to use roving robots to scan shelves and keep track of inventory, squashing the world’s largest retailer’s years long efforts to automate the task.

Gateway comes back from the dead
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 14 September 2020 11:21

Gateway comes back from the dead


Moo like it is 1999

 Acer and Walmart announced they were reviving the Gateway brand to sell affordable Windows 10 notebooks and laptop convertibles from $179 and up.

Ubuntu beats Windows 10 on speed test
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 03 February 2020 10:24

Ubuntu beats Windows 10 on speed test


On Walmart's cheap laptop

Phoronix's Michael Larabel is doing some performance testing on Walmart's $199 Motile-branded M141 laptop, which has an AMD Ryzen 3 3200U processor, Vega 3 graphics, 4GB of RAM, and a 14-inch 1080p displa).

Walmart gets 3D virtual shopping
Published in AI
Thursday, 28 June 2018 11:31

Walmart gets 3D virtual shopping


Soon you will not have to leave your home... if some of you still do

Walmart is introducing 3D virtual shopping on its website that would help customers browse and choose items for their homes.

Walmart to use drones inside its stores
Published in News
Monday, 03 April 2017 00:11

Walmart to use drones inside its stores


Patent reveals system to assist customers when no employees are present


US retail giant Walmart has recently been granted a patent for using in-store drones to shuttle merchandise from one department to another. Do not be surprised if you hear a buzzing sound overhead while walking through the laundry detergent aisle on the way to checkout.

Wednesday, 14 July 2010 10:04

Wal-Mart announces Kinect Bundle



Package deal for $199 with Kinect Sports

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New store opening in Los Angeles County as well