WD goes for gold, launches new Gold HDDs for data centers (Updated with pricing)

WD goes for gold, launches new Gold HDDs for data centers (Updated with pricing)

NEWS  /  28 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

Western Digital has just announced its new Gold hard disk drives, which were designed specifically for use in data centers.

Need more storage? Seagate starts shipping 10TB helium-filled drives in volume

Need more storage? Seagate starts shipping 10TB helium-filled drives in volume

NEWS  /  28 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

Seagate has just announced that it is shipping its new 10TB helium-filled enterprise drives in volume.

HTC building a pair of Nexus phones with codenames S1 and M1

HTC building a pair of Nexus phones with codenames S1 and M1

NEWS  /  28 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

Well-known tipster @evleaks claims that HTC is making a pair of Nexus devices with internal codenames of M1 and S1.

BlackBerry Priv is a surprsingly early adopter of Android 6.0 Marshmallow

BlackBerry Priv is a surprsingly early adopter of Android 6.0 Marshmallow

NEWS  /  28 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

BlackBerry yesterday announced that the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is available for the BlackBerry Priv. It will be coming soon to telcos carrying the handset.

Microsoft to release Surface Phone by April 2017

Microsoft to release Surface Phone by April 2017

NEWS  /  28 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

Sources told Windows Central that Microsoft will be releasing the Surface Phone by April 2017. The Surface Phone will be designed with two objectives in mind. What are they? Hit the link to find out!

Canon EOS 80D vs. Sony A6300: A quick measure of imaging performance

Canon EOS 80D vs. Sony A6300: A quick measure of imaging performance

FEATURE  /  27 Apr 2016

The prosumer APS-C segment was overdue for a refresh, and both Canon and Sony have just put forth their latest flagship offerings - EOS 80D and the A6300. We managed to get hold of review units for both, and quickly put them through their paces. Who shows more promise? Find out in this shootout!

Twitter adds 5 million new users, but forecast is still gloomy

Twitter adds 5 million new users, but forecast is still gloomy

NEWS  /  27 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

Twitter's user base grew in the last quarter, but things still aren't looking great for the company.

The AMD Radeon Pro Duo is a monster card for both gamers and VR content creators (Updated)

The AMD Radeon Pro Duo is a monster card for both gamers and VR content creators (Updated)

NEWS  /  27 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

AMD has announced the Radeon Pro Duo, a dual-GPU Fiji card targeted at both gamers and content creators in the VR space. The card is now available globally from select add-in board partners and system integrators.

PSA: If you are a Spotify user, do consider changing your password

PSA: If you are a Spotify user, do consider changing your password

NEWS  /  27 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

Spotify users might want to consider changing their passwords. Though there isn’t official word of any security breaches from the company, it’s better to err on the side of caution. More details after the jump.

Lenovo unveils their Snapdragon 820 flagship phone – the ZUK Z2 Pro

Lenovo unveils their Snapdragon 820 flagship phone – the ZUK Z2 Pro

NEWS  /  27 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

The Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro is an Android 6.0 OS (Marshmallow) phone with Snapdragon 820 within. Read on to see what else it has!

The ASRock DeskMini is the world’s smallest mini PC with an upgradeable CPU

The ASRock DeskMini is the world’s smallest mini PC with an upgradeable CPU

NEWS  /  27 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

ASRock has unveiled details on the DeskMini, an ultra-compact PC that features Intel's new mini-STX motherboard form factor. This allows it to support socketed desktop CPUs, making it the first system of its size to allow users to upgrade their processor.

Photos: Bang & Olufsen's refreshed Grand Hyatt showroom

Photos: Bang & Olufsen's refreshed Grand Hyatt showroom

FEATURE  /  27 Apr 2016

Bang & Olufsen has finally reopened their Grand Hyatt showroom after six weeks of renovation, and they took the opportunity to also show off their latest portable speaker, the Beoplay A1.

Nokia is getting back into the gadget market with US$191 million acquisition of Withings

Nokia is getting back into the gadget market with US$191 million acquisition of Withings

NEWS  /  27 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

Nokia has announced plans to acquire French digital health firm Withings for US$191 million in cash, a sign of a bigger push into the consumer tech market on the part of the Finnish company.

Apple can't meet high demand for iPhone SE

Apple can't meet high demand for iPhone SE

NEWS  /  27 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

At Apple's recently concluded earnings call, CEO Tim Cook said that demand for the new iPhone SE is very strong and exceeds available supply.

iPhone 7 could be water and dustproof thanks to flush digital home button

iPhone 7 could be water and dustproof thanks to flush digital home button

NEWS  /  27 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

Chinese site Storm claims that the iPhone 7 will be water and dust resistant due to the use of a digital touch-sensitive home button.

The new B&O Beoplay A1 speaker is small, stylish and powerful

The new B&O Beoplay A1 speaker is small, stylish and powerful

NEWS  /  26 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

B&O Play announces the launch of their smallest Bluetooth speaker yet – the Beoplay A1, which has a speakerphone for taking calls and measures just 133mm x 48mm.

First looks of the Nikon D500 and a peek at the Nikon D5 (Updated)

First looks of the Nikon D500 and a peek at the Nikon D5 (Updated)

FEATURE  /  26 Apr 2016

Nikon just released the long awaited Nikon D500 camera, refreshing the flagship APS-C model with plenty of new technologies. We take a quick look to see if it's worth the wait, and grab a peek at their new D5 full-frame camera too. Now with price and availability details!

Singtel combats cyber crime with the opening of its Cyber Security Institute

Singtel combats cyber crime with the opening of its Cyber Security Institute

NEWS  /  26 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

Singtel has just announced the opening of its Cyber Security Institute, an initiative that aims to provide training for businesses to deal with cyber attacks.

Valve and Lionsgate are bringing more than 100 Hollywood films to Steam

Valve and Lionsgate are bringing more than 100 Hollywood films to Steam

NEWS  /  26 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

Valve and Lionsgate have announced a partnership to bring over 100 Lionsgate feature films to Steam, including blockbuster franchises like The Hunger Games, Twilight, and Divergent. However, the films cannot be downloaded and are available for rental only.

Raspberry Pi’s camera modules just got an upgrade to an 8-megapixel Sony sensor

Raspberry Pi’s camera modules just got an upgrade to an 8-megapixel Sony sensor

NEWS  /  26 Apr 2016  /  1 weeks ago

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced two new US$25 visible-light and infrared camera modules that feature an 8-megapixel Sony IMX219 sensor.

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