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Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Microsoft Confirms Windows 8.1 Will Be a Free Upgrade

Microsoft Confirms Windows 8.1 Will Be a Free Upgrade

At JP Morgan's Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Microsoft's Windows Division CMO and CFO, Tami Reller, confirmed that the upcoming Windows 8 update, previously codenamed Windows Blue, has now been given the official release name Windows 8.1, and will be a free upgrade for all Windows 8 users.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

New Android Chief Sundar Pichai Talks Plans for Android & Chrome OS

New Android Chief Sundar Pichai Talks Plans for Android & Chrome OS

Sundar Pichai has given Wired his first interview ever after taking over Andy Rubin as head of Android. In the interview, Pichai talks briefly about the future of Android and Chrome OS, Facebook Home, Kindle Fire, Samsung and Firefox OS.

Samsung Announces 5G Wireless Technology

Samsung Announces 5G Wireless Technology

Samsung has announced its next-generation 5G wireless mobile technology that is touted to be several hundred times faster than existing 4G networks in terms of data transmission. Currently in testing, Samsung's new 5G technology operates in the millimeter-wave Ka bands for cellular communication.

Enermax Announces NAXN Advanced Edition Power Supply Units

Enermax Announces NAXN Advanced Edition Power Supply Units

Enermax has announced its updated NAXN ADV series of power supply units (PSUs). Building on the strengths of the original NAXN series, the new PSUs are 82PLUS ready, with unique features like flat and flexible cables, and Japanese electrolytic capacitors for reliable power delivery.

AT&T Rumored to be Ditching the HTC First

AT&T Rumored to be Ditching the HTC First

According to rumors, AT&T will be discontinuing the HTC First flagship Facebook Home phone amidst poor sales and lackluster response from customers.

Play Atari's Classic Breakout in Google Image Search

Play Atari's Classic Breakout in Google Image Search

To celebrate the 37th anniversary of Atari's classic 1976 arcade game, Breakout, Google has added a playable version through an image search easter egg. Just search images for "Atari Breakout". Or you can just click this link!

Google Unifies Gmail, Drive and Google + Storage: 15GB for All

Google Unifies Gmail, Drive and Google + Storage: 15GB for All

Google is unifying the storage space across its Gmail, Google Drive and Google + products, giving all users access to a combined 15GB of data to use as they wish.

Monday, 13 May 2013

ASUS Xonar U7 USB Sound Card and Headphone Amplifer to be Available End May

ASUS Xonar U7 USB Sound Card and Headphone Amplifer to be Available End May

ASUS has just announced that the Xonar U7 USB sound card and headphone amplifier will be available in Singapore at the end of May.

Android has Largest Smart Device Market Share

Android has Largest Smart Device Market Share

According a Q1, 2013 report by Canalys, 59.5 percent of all smart devices in the market -- 308.7 million smartphones, tablets and notebooks -- were running Google's Android operating system. Apple was in second place with a 19.3 percent market share and Microsoft had a market share of 18.1, just slightly behind Apple.

Cars Could Soon Have a Standard OS

Cars Could Soon Have a Standard OS

If the automakers can get behind a unified standard, we could soon be seeing cars with a standard OS that will let us quickly setup our favorite radio stations, GPS and even seat position settings.

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