Owners of older Noctua coolers to get free LGA115X mounting hardware for Skylake

Owners of older Noctua coolers to get free LGA115X mounting hardware for Skylake

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2015  /  30 hours 17 min ago

Noctua is allowing owners of older Noctua coolers to request a free NM-i115X mounting kit on its website to enable compatibility with upcoming Intel Skylake processors and Z170 motherboards.

Gigabyte debuts new GeForce GTX 970 Twin Turbo 4GB

Gigabyte debuts new GeForce GTX 970 Twin Turbo 4GB

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2015  /  30 hours 40 min ago

Gigabyte has released a new version of the GeForce GTX 970, the GeForce GTX 970 Twin Turbo 4GB. The card utilizes a modified blower-style cooler that draws air in from both sides and is suited for use in SLI configurations because it vents heat out the back of the card.

Thunderstrike 2 is the first firmware worm that attacks Mac remotely

Thunderstrike 2 is the first firmware worm that attacks Mac remotely

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2015  /  31 hours 21 min ago

Security researchers have demonstrated how Macs are vulnerable to firmware worms (just like PCs) by developing the first firmware worm that attacks Macs remotely

Nokia sells HERE mapping business to Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz for US$3.07 billion

Nokia sells HERE mapping business to Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz for US$3.07 billion

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2015  /  32 hours 43 min ago

Nokia has just announced that it has agreed to sell its HERE mapping business to a consortium of German automakers made up of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz for US$3.07 billion.

Let’s be clear: Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10 is not a security risk

Let’s be clear: Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10 is not a security risk

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2015  /  32 hours 49 min ago

One of Wi-Fi Sense’s features is that it allows your contacts to connect to your Wi-Fi network without the need of a password. Some have wrongly viewed this as a security risk. Let us tell you why it isn’t.

The new Onkyo TX-NR646 and TX-NR747 AV receivers support DTS:X and Dolby Atmos formats

The new Onkyo TX-NR646 and TX-NR747 AV receivers support DTS:X and Dolby Atmos formats

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2015  /  32 hours 58 min ago

Onkyo has just announced that its new TX-NR646 and TX-NR747 AV receivers are now available in Singapore. The headline feature for both 7.2-channel receivers is that they support Dolby Atmos and DTS:X audio formats.

OnePlus co-founder confirms new phone coming before the end of the year

OnePlus co-founder confirms new phone coming before the end of the year

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2015  /  33 hours 59 min ago

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei revealed in an interview with USA today that the company will be releasing a second phone before the end of the year. He also shared his thoughts on the OnePlus 2 and the future of the smartphone market. Read on to find out more!

Sony schedules press conference at IFA 2015 on 2 September, launch of Xperia Z5?

Sony schedules press conference at IFA 2015 on 2 September, launch of Xperia Z5?

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2015  /  34 hours 29 min ago

Sony announced on Twitter that it will be holding a press conference at IFA 2015 on 2nd September. It is likely to unveil the trio of Xperia Z5 devices.

The Yamaha RX-V79 series 4K AV receivers are now available in Singapore

The Yamaha RX-V79 series 4K AV receivers are now available in Singapore

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2015  /  40 hours 28 min ago

For starters, know that these new receivers are wireless-enabled, support 4K UHD passthrough via HDMI 2.0, and feature HDCP 2.2 compatibility.

Sony launches more mid-range phones

Sony launches more mid-range phones

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  2 days ago

Sony just can't stop releasing new phones. While the Sony Xperia C4 and and M4 Aqua may have only just come out, the company has announced two new smartphones: the Xperia C5 Ultra and M5.

Microsoft hands a cool US$100 million to Uber for investment

Microsoft hands a cool US$100 million to Uber for investment

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  2 days ago

More quizzical than surprising, Microsoft invests US$100 million in Uber during the taxi-hailing app's latest financing round.

Advanced microchip designed by NTU team gives ultra-high quality audio at less cost

Advanced microchip designed by NTU team gives ultra-high quality audio at less cost

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  2 days ago

A team from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has developed a microchip that can potentially boost the audio quality in a wide range of devices.

NVIDIA issues voluntary recall of overheating NVIDIA Shield Tablets

NVIDIA issues voluntary recall of overheating NVIDIA Shield Tablets

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  2 days ago

NVIDIA has posted a voluntary recall of all Shield Tablets sold between July 2014 and July 2015. The batteries apparently have a problem with overheating, posing as a potential fire hazard.

ASUS, EVGA release new X99 micro-ATX motherboards

ASUS, EVGA release new X99 micro-ATX motherboards

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  2 days ago

ASUS and EVGA have announced two new micro-ATX X99 motherboards which feature three PCIe 3.0 x16 slots each and boast an array of storage connectivity options.

Turn your smartphone into an amazing 3D hologram

Turn your smartphone into an amazing 3D hologram

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  2 days ago

Ever wanted to replicate that hologram Tupac Coachella show on your mobile phone? Now you can! Sorta.

Facebook hacks Nintendo to create new levels for Super Mario Maker

Facebook hacks Nintendo to create new levels for Super Mario Maker

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  2 days ago

Facebook staff got a chance to create levels for the upcoming Super Mario Maker game in a two-day hackathon collaboration with Nintendo.

Amazon gives developers and hobbyists access to Alexa

Amazon gives developers and hobbyists access to Alexa

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  2 days ago

When voice recognition software is mentioned, the names Cortana and Siri will undoubtedly pop up. Amazon wants to add one more name to that list; Alexa. To do that, it's making the software free for anybody to use and integrate into their devices.

First look at the OnePlus 2 in Singapore

First look at the OnePlus 2 in Singapore

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  2 days ago

Although the high-powered, affordable Chinese smartphone may be only here in late 2015, we managed to take a quick look at what the OnePlus 2 offers for its killer price tag.

Watch how Disney makes its 3D magic

Watch how Disney makes its 3D magic

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  2 days ago

In a surprisingly candid video, Disney Animation has posted what amounts to a how-to guide for their Hyperion production renderer, the 3D image rendering engine used on movies such as Big Hero 6 and Frozen.

Photos of a fully assembled Apple iPhone 6S' display leaked

Photos of a fully assembled Apple iPhone 6S' display leaked

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  2 days ago

Chinese repair firm GeekBar published several photos of an alleged display panel of the upcoming Apple iPhone 6S. There are hints of Apple implementing Force Touch on the next generation iPhone.

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