ASUS B85-Pro Gamer review

ASUS B85-Pro Gamer motherboard makes affordable gaming DIY systems possible

REVIEW  /  12 Aug 2014

The ASUS B85-Pro Gamer is billed as an affordable gaming board that would make a budget DIY enthusiast pleased as punch! Sporting the previous generation Intel B85 chipset, this full ATX board attempts to make up for lost time with a fine balance of performance and features. Despite being late to the party, is it really good value?

Microsoft teases camera-focused smartphone at IFA 2014?

Microsoft teases camera-focused smartphone at IFA 2014?

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

Microsoft has released a teaser poster for the unveiling of a new phone(s) on 4th September at IFA 2014 in Berlin this year. The poster includes a not-so-subtly hidden Lumia 1020-style camera module in the text, as well as a mention of 'face time'. Could this be a selfie-orientated Windows Phone?

SanDisk introduces new Cruzer U USB flash drives for students

SanDisk introduces new Cruzer U USB flash drives for students

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

SanDisk has just introduced the new Cruzer U USB flash drive for students. Available in bright, bold colors, the drives also features SanDisk' SecureAccess utility for added security.

Is this the actual retail box of the Apple iPhone 6?

Is this the actual retail box of the Apple iPhone 6?

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

TechRadar received several photos of an alleged retail box for the Apple iPhone 6. Is this the actual retail box of the iPhone 6 or just one of the many clone knock offs in China? Read on to decide for yourself.

SingTel to be involved in Google's US$300 million high-speed Internet cable project

SingTel to be involved in Google's US$300 million high-speed Internet cable project

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

Google has announced plans to build and operate FASTER, a high-speed internet Trans-Pacific cable system that will connect the US with Chikura and Shima in Japan. SingTel will also be involved in this project.

Photos and retail box of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 leaked, reveals metallic frame

Photos and retail box of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 leaked, reveals metallic frame

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

GSMArena claimed to have received exclusive photos of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 4. In addition, PhoneArena also obtained a photo of its retail package. Hit the link to find out more.

HTC One (M8) for Windows specs "confirmed"

HTC One (M8) for Windows specs "confirmed"

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

We know the HTC One (M8) for Windows Phone looks just like its Android counterpart, but what about its specs? Well, Windows Phone Central has confirmed most of them, and let us just say, no one should be surprised.

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A listed on IDA's website, imminent launch in Singapore?

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A listed on IDA's website, imminent launch in Singapore?

NEWS  /  11 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

Another variant of the Galaxy S5 family is spotted on the Equipment Search List of the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA)'s website. A launch in Singapore could be imminent.

Security firm shows Xiaomi smartphones secretly stealing your data (Updated)

Security firm shows Xiaomi smartphones secretly stealing your data (Updated)

NEWS  /  11 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

Finnish security firm F-Secure has published a blog detailing how a brand new Xiaomi RedMi 1S smartphone silently uploaded a users' phone number, the network being used, the phone's IMEI number, as well as the phone's entire list of contacts to a Xiaomi server.

Microsoft Unveils S$40 Nokia 130, the most affordable phone with video and music player

Microsoft Unveils S$40 Nokia 130, the most affordable phone with video and music player

NEWS  /  11 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

Microsoft just unveiled the world's most affordable phone, the Nokia 130. Priced at just €19, the Nokia 130 has a 1.8-inch color display, a 1,020mAh battery, a microSD memory card slot and runs on Series 30+ mobile platform.

A feature on ASUS ZenFone 5 (2GB RAM)

Shootout: ASUS ZenFone 5 vs. HTC Desire 616 vs. Xiaomi Redmi 1S

FEATURE  /  11 Aug 2014

Dual-SIM smartphones are gaining in popularity because they usually come with decent specs and they aren't terribly expensive too. In this shootout, we round up three such devices - ASUS ZenFone 5, HTC Desire 616, and Xiaomi Redmi 1S - to see which one offers the best bang for the buck.

Silicon Motion's new SSD controller supports TLC NAND

Silicon Motion's new SSD controller supports TLC NAND

NEWS  /  11 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

Silicon Motion has just announced its new SM2256 controller, which also happens to be the world's first complete merchant solution for TLC NAND.

Lost your Android phone? Get the person who found it to call you

Lost your Android phone? Get the person who found it to call you

NEWS  /  11 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

Losing your phone can be a nightmare, but if it's an Android phone, you might be able to recover it with Android Device Manager.

Microsoft: We have more than 300,000 apps in the Windows Phone Store

Microsoft: We have more than 300,000 apps in the Windows Phone Store

NEWS  /  11 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

Microsoft announced that its Windows Phone Store now boasts over 300,000 apps with "hundreds more" being added every day.

Microsoft gives free phones to employees in Beijing if they resign voluntarily

Microsoft gives free phones to employees in Beijing if they resign voluntarily

NEWS  /  11 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

Microsoft is giving free phones for employees at its Nokia unit in Beijing if they apply for the company's volunteer resignation package. Can you guess which phone model? Hit the link to find out more.

Yamaha YSP-1400 Digital Sound Projector review

The YSP-1400 is your entry-level ticket to Yamaha's world of digital sound projectors

REVIEW  /  08 Aug 2014

Yamaha's sound bars or digital sound projectors are highly revered but pricey, but the new entry-level YSP-1400 wants to change all that. This is a one-piece unit with woofers built-in, so there's no subwoofer. Let's see if the baby in Yamaha's digital sound projector range can live up to its bigger siblings' reputation.

Globalfoundries rejects IBM’s offer of US$1 billion to take over latter's chip-making business

Globalfoundries rejects IBM’s offer of US$1 billion to take over latter's chip-making business

NEWS  /  08 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

According to Bloomberg, Globalfoundries has turned down a US$1 billion payout from IBM to take over the latter’s bleeding chip manufacturing business. Read further to uncover why this seemingly good deal fell through.

Zotac ZBOX CI320 nano mini-PC available later this month for just S$360

Zotac ZBOX CI320 nano mini-PC available later this month for just S$360

NEWS  /  08 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a basic and seriously affordable mini-PC, the Zotac ZBOX CI320 nano, which comes with Windows 8.1 with Bing, will be available later this August from just S$360.

Wikimedia holds vote to determine the fate of the famous monkey selfie

Wikimedia holds vote to determine the fate of the famous monkey selfie

NEWS  /  08 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

After repeatedly turning down a photographer's requests to stop distributing his most famous photograph, Wikimedia has decided to let it come down to a vote to determine if the monkey selfie stays or goes.

Windows 9 (Threshold) will kill Charms menu and introduce virtual desktops

Windows 9 (Threshold) will kill Charms menu and introduce virtual desktops

NEWS  /  08 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

According to Winbeta, the next major version of Windows, currently codenamed Windows Threshold, will receive some fairly major overhauls, including the removal of the Charms menu and added virtual desktop functionality.

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