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Creative hosts exclusive listening session for the Sound Blaster X7

Creative hosts exclusive listening session for the Sound Blaster X7

NEWS  /  26 Nov 2014  /  3 hours 16 min ago

Creative is offering you a chance to be among the first in the world to audition their new Sound Blaster X7, with special promotions if you pre-order a set.

"Is this your photo?" virus solutions and advice from mobile security experts (Updated!)

"Is this your photo?" virus solutions and advice from mobile security experts (Updated!)

NEWS  /  26 Nov 2014  /  8 hours 5 min ago

After the outbreak of the 'Is this your photo?' SMS virus that is currently circulating, we reached out to a number of mobile security experts for their advice on how to deal with the virus.

Future Warfare: The PD-100 Black Hornet, a drone that could fit in a pocket

Future Warfare: The PD-100 Black Hornet, a drone that could fit in a pocket

NEWS  /  26 Nov 2014  /  8 hours 46 min ago

The U.S. army finally has a working prototype of what gamers have been using for years (in games), a drone that can be used by individual squads and soldiers to provide real time recon data in the field.

Luxury watch brands are going after imitation smartwatch faces

Luxury watch brands are going after imitation smartwatch faces

NEWS  /  26 Nov 2014  /  9 hours 7 min ago

Luxury watch brands such as Omega, Cartier, IWC, Panerai and more are going after websites and individuals who are offering imitation watch faces for smartwatches.

Inside Intel: A peek inside Intel's Singapore labs

Inside Intel: A peek inside Intel's Singapore labs

FEATURE  /  26 Nov 2014  /  9 hours 7 min ago

Did you know, if you have an Intel-based smartphone, it's very likely that some of the components in that smartphone were designed and engineered right here in Singapore? Intel actually has two bases of operations in Singapore, one in Kallang and one in Ang Mo Kio, we took a peek inside its Kallang labs.

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AC-2400 Wireless Router Face-off: ASUS AC-RT87U vs. Linksys E8350

FEATURE  /  25 Nov 2014

AC-2400 wireless routers are all the rage now and two of the hottest routers to have landed are the ASUS RT-AC87U and the Linksys E8350. To find out which is best, we dropped them both into a ring. Last one standing wins.

Samsung seeks to block NVIDIA GPUs from US market in a tit for tat move

Samsung seeks to block NVIDIA GPUs from US market in a tit for tat move

NEWS  /  25 Nov 2014  /  27 hours 7 min ago

Samsung has filed a complaint against NVIDIA with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC). Read on to find what this tit for tat move by Samsung entails.

HTC announces Desire Eye's price and availability (Updated)

HTC announces Desire Eye's price and availability (Updated)

NEWS  /  25 Nov 2014  /  28 hours 8 min ago

Fancy a 13MP front-facing camera for all your selfies? Details on the HTC Desire Eye's price and availability after the jump.

Alienware Alpha makes its debut in US Stores

Alienware Alpha makes its debut in US Stores

NEWS  /  25 Nov 2014  /  30 hours 57 min ago

With the looming releases of version 1.0 of SteamOS and full fledged Steam Machines next year, ready made PCs that are meant solely for playing games may become the norm one day. But in the meantime, we get pseudo-consoles like the Alienware Alpha.

Prolink to launch new Energiepak series power banks at Sitex 2014

Prolink to launch new Energiepak series power banks at Sitex 2014

NEWS  /  24 Nov 2014  /  2 days ago

Available in four different capacities and various colors, these slim and lightweight power banks use lithium-polymer battery cells and have their true capacities certified by BSMI Taiwan.

PSA: 'Is this your photo?' SMS virus circulating

PSA: 'Is this your photo?' SMS virus circulating

NEWS  /  24 Nov 2014  /  2 days ago

Warning: an SMS circulating with the message "Is this your photo?" and an attached link is currently circulating. Opening the link will download a virus to your phone and send the same SMS to anyone in your contact list. Thanks to limeh_HWZ on our forums for the tip off

Atari: Game Over now available for free online

Atari: Game Over now available for free online

NEWS  /  24 Nov 2014  /  2 days ago

If you're into gaming, you'd have probably heard of Atari and its infamous E.T. cart. It was supposed to be so bad that it caused the whole industry to crash in 1983. Ever wondered if the urban legend that said unsold copies of the game were dumped in the desert was true? Wonder no more.

Xiaomi wants to be number one smartphone maker in 10 years

Xiaomi wants to be number one smartphone maker in 10 years

NEWS  /  24 Nov 2014  /  2 days ago

At China's World Internet Conference, Xiaomi's CEO has set a bold target of becoming the number one smartphone maker within the next 10 years.

AMD officially announces Carrizo, the next-gen APU

AMD officially announces Carrizo, the next-gen APU

NEWS  /  24 Nov 2014  /  2 days ago

Codenamed Carrizo, the new APU will directly succeed AMD's big Kaveri launch early this year and is aimed at performance mobile computing devices, including the currently trending convertible form factor models, and AIO desktops. Leading the change in Carrizo is its new Excavator core, so dig in for in for more details and expectations.

Intel Future Showcase: 2015 looks great

Intel Future Showcase: 2015 looks great

FEATURE  /  23 Nov 2014

We got invited to attend the Intel Future Showcase recently and saw some tech that'll be landing in your hands very soon as well as some that might not be available till much later. Either way, it's worth it to read our impressions of some of the tech we saw.

Japanese developers start to embrace AMD's Mantle

Japanese developers start to embrace AMD's Mantle

NEWS  /  23 Nov 2014  /  3 days ago

Thus far, it has only been mostly western developers who are developing games that'll use Mantle technology. At AMD's Future of Compute event though, that changed. Two giants in the Japanese video games industry have signed on. Who are they? Read on to find out.

Futuremark announces new benchmarking software for Windows 10

Futuremark announces new benchmarking software for Windows 10

NEWS  /  22 Nov 2014  /  4 days ago

At AMD's Future of Compute event, Futuremark announced that their popular benchmark programs PCMark and 3DMark will be coming to Windows 10 as well as giving us a rundown on what it expects DirectX 12 to achieve.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge 4G+: Finally, a curved screen that's actually useful

REVIEW  /  21 Nov 2014

In Samsung's vision of the future, everything with a screen is curved. Even devices without curved form factors have curved displays, like the new Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, which has a display that curves right off the edge of the phone like a tiny super AMOLED waterfall. But is the Note Edge the future of smartphones or just a gimmick? We find out.

Corning's Gorilla Glass 4 is twice as tough as competitive glasses

Corning's Gorilla Glass 4 is twice as tough as competitive glasses

NEWS  /  21 Nov 2014  /  5 days ago

Corning has unveiled its 4th-gen smartphone display glass, Gorilla Glass 4. The company says the new glass is at least two times as durable as other aluminosilicate glasses.

Sony announces launch of the A7II, the first full-frame camera with 5-axis image stabilization

Sony announces launch of the A7II, the first full-frame camera with 5-axis image stabilization

NEWS  /  21 Nov 2014  /  5 days ago

Sony has announced the launch of the A7II, the successor to their original mirrorless camera with a full-frame sensor. Find out what's changed after the jump.

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