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Samsung Portable SSD T1 (250GB) review

Samsung Portable SSD T1: A rocket in your pocket

REVIEW  /  21 Apr 2015  /  12 min ago

Samsung SSDs are amongst the quickest around. And if you crave for such performance when on the go, Samsung has got the Portable SSD T1 for you. We find out if this new external hard disk drive lives up to Samsung's reputation for producing fast flash drives.

Prepare for USB Type-C with SanDisk's new Dual USB Type-C flash drive

Prepare for USB Type-C with SanDisk's new Dual USB Type-C flash drive

NEWS  /  21 Apr 2015  /  5 hours 45 min ago

The new SanDisk Dual USB Type-C flash drive is a nifty USB flash drive that features dual connectors for standard USB 3.0 and USB Type-C.

Fractal Design announces Define S, silent case with watercooling support

Fractal Design announces Define S, silent case with watercooling support

NEWS  /  21 Apr 2015  /  7 hours 50 min ago

Silent computing doesn't have to entail compromises on cooling. Fractal Design has announced the Define S mid-tower case, with a new internal design that promises better airflow and extensive support for custom watercooling setups in a silent package.

Specifications of Intel "Skylake" desktop processors leaked?

Specifications of Intel "Skylake" desktop processors leaked?

NEWS  /  21 Apr 2015  /  8 hours 14 min ago

The specifications of two upcoming Intel “Skylake” desktop CPUs have been allegedly leaked by Turkish website PCfrm. Read on to uncover more details.

Olympus announces the latest in their “Tough” series of ruggedised cameras – the Stylus Tough TG-4

Olympus announces the latest in their “Tough” series of ruggedised cameras – the Stylus Tough TG-4

NEWS  /  21 Apr 2015  /  8 hours 35 min ago

Olympus has updated their Stylus Tough series with the new Stylus Tough TG-4, now with the ability to do underwater High Dynamic Range recording, RAW file shooting and more.

Qualcomm will ditch TSMC for Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820

Qualcomm will ditch TSMC for Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820

NEWS  /  21 Apr 2015  /  9 hours 18 min ago

In a bid to stay competitive, Qualcomm is reportedly ready to ditch TSMC and turn to Samsung to manufacture its new Snapdragon 820 SoC.

Re/code: Nokia plans return to phone market in 2016

Re/code: Nokia plans return to phone market in 2016

NEWS  /  20 Apr 2015  /  22 hours 29 min ago

Re/code reports that Nokia is planning to make a return to the phone market next year. It also has several ambitious tech projects, some of which are in the realm of virtual reality. Read on to find out more.

MediaTek launches 64-bit MT8163 and MT8735 chips for entry to mid-range tablets

MediaTek launches 64-bit MT8163 and MT8735 chips for entry to mid-range tablets

NEWS  /  20 Apr 2015  /  22 hours 59 min ago

MediaTek launched two new processors, the 64-bit quad-core MT8163 and MT8735 at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair over the weekend. Both processors are targeted to be used in entry to mid-range tablets.

Canon launches the XEED WUX500, an LCOS projector with Wi-Fi and HDBaseT support

Canon launches the XEED WUX500, an LCOS projector with Wi-Fi and HDBaseT support

NEWS  /  20 Apr 2015  /  23 hours 18 min ago

The Canon XEED WUX500 is a Wi-Fi-enabled, compact installation projector that uses LCOS technology for smooth, seamless images.

Windows 10 to launch in end July?

Windows 10 to launch in end July?

NEWS  /  20 Apr 2015  /  23 hours 51 min ago

At a recent conference call, AMD’s CEO Lisa Su has let slip that Microsoft's next operating system would arrive in end July.

Sony unveils Xperia Z4 for Japan, another global flagship model to launch in May

Sony unveils Xperia Z4 for Japan, another global flagship model to launch in May

NEWS  /  20 Apr 2015  /  24 hours 59 min ago

Sony just unveiled the 5.2-inch Xperia Z4 hours ago. While it is a model exclusive to the Japanese market, rumor has it that Sony is planning to launch another flagship smartphone for the global market by the end of May. Read on to find out more.

USB 3.1 Performance Preview: ASUS Z97-A/USB 3.1 motherboard

USB 3.1 Performance Preview: ASUS Z97-A/USB 3.1 motherboard

FEATURE  /  20 Apr 2015

Move over USB 3.0! We bring you a performance preview of what to expect with the latest USB 3.1 standard by way of the ASUS Z97-A/USB 3.1 motherboard. While mainstream adoption is likely still some way off, it's good to see USB 3.1 ports and add-on cards making their way onto motherboards now.

Sony announces new high-zoom travel cameras – the Cyber-shot HX90/HX90V and the Cyber-shot WX500

Sony announces new high-zoom travel cameras – the Cyber-shot HX90/HX90V and the Cyber-shot WX500

NEWS  /  20 Apr 2015  /  29 hours 31 min ago

Sony has just announced the launch of two new travel and selfie-friendly cameras – the Cyber-shot HX90/HX90V and the Cyber-shot WX500, with both models set to arrive in selected countries in the Asia Pacific around June. Just in time for the holidays perhaps?

Microsoft dispenses with input peripherals with Handpose tracking software

Microsoft dispenses with input peripherals with Handpose tracking software

NEWS  /  20 Apr 2015  /  32 hours 24 min ago

Microsoft Research's Handpose will allow precise tracking of the fine movements and positioning of hands and fingers, opening doors to potential applications in virtual reality, artificial intelligence, gaming and everyday computing.

Heal is an app that makes doctors come to you

Heal is an app that makes doctors come to you

NEWS  /  20 Apr 2015  /  32 hours 59 min ago

If you're too busy (or lazy) to go to a doctor, why not have a doctor come to you? That's exactly the premise behind the Heal app.

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge found to cost around US$290 to build, more than Apple's iPhones

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge found to cost around US$290 to build, more than Apple's iPhones

NEWS  /  20 Apr 2015  /  34 hours 5 min ago

According to research firm IHS, the new Galaxy S6 Edge is Samsung's most expensive phone to date and costs more to build than the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Sony Xperia Z4 to sport a full-metal design, fingerprint sensor and new UI?

Sony Xperia Z4 to sport a full-metal design, fingerprint sensor and new UI?

NEWS  /  20 Apr 2015  /  36 hours 58 min ago

A leaked database of internal Sony documents reveals that the upcoming Xperia Z4 smartphone could possibly come with a full-metal design and a fingerprint sensor. In addition, a new user interface (UI) is hinted in some of the documents. Read on to find out more.

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, to hit one billion by year end

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, to hit one billion by year end

NEWS  /  20 Apr 2015  /  36 hours 59 min ago

Jan Koum, the CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp, announced on his Facebook that the instant messaging app now has 800 million monthly active users and is on track to hit one billion users later this year.

Office universal apps preview for Windows Phone coming end of April

Office universal apps preview for Windows Phone coming end of April

NEWS  /  19 Apr 2015  /  46 hours 50 min ago

Microsoft has announced that it’d also be bringing Office universal apps for Windows 10 to the phone, starting with a preview version by the end of this month for Windows Insiders.

Xiaomi announces Mi Note Black Edition, only 30,000 units available for sale

Xiaomi announces Mi Note Black Edition, only 30,000 units available for sale

NEWS  /  19 Apr 2015  /  2 days ago

Xiaomi adds a new member to the Mi Note family - the Mi Note Black Edition. The limited edition model was announced by Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun and Chinese singer Jason Zhang. Hit the link to find out more about this exclusive Mi Note model.

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