EOS plans to make Earth into a real Death Star

EOS plans to make Earth into a real Death Star

NEWS  /  07 Nov 2014  /  2 weeks ago

A network of lasers around the planet that fires lasers to nudge things out of the sky? Science fiction no more. It's set to be science fact!

Microsoft brings full Office functions for iPhone, iPad and Android tablets at no cost!

Microsoft brings full Office functions for iPhone, iPad and Android tablets at no cost!

NEWS  /  07 Nov 2014  /  2 weeks ago

Updated Office apps for iPad and iPhone aside, Microsoft is soon bringing the Office suite to Android tablets too. What's more, all of them will no longer require Office 365 subscription to view, edit or create content. At the rate Microsoft is focusing on bringing its apps to mobile, there's little room for competition.

Apple iMac with Retina 5K display (Core i5-4690, 8GB RAM, 1TB Fusion Drive) review

Apple iMac with Retina 5K display: Finally, a Retina display for the desktop

REVIEW  /  06 Nov 2014

So the rumors were true. Apple recently released a new iMac which comes with a 27-inch display that has a mind-boggling 5120 x 2880 pixels resolution. Do you really need a 5K display? And does it compromise performance? We answer these questions and more in our review.

Digital compacts have never been better as the camera industry braces for change

Digital compacts have never been better as the camera industry braces for change

BLOG  /  06 Nov 2014

Now's a pretty interesting period for digital compact cameras. As sales of point-and-shoots continue to slip, I was sure the compact was going the way of the dodo. Surprisingly, we're actually seeing more variety and better quality as camera manufacturers have chosen to focus their efforts on putting out enthusiast-level cameras.

Opera Mini 9 for iOS introduces Video Boost; aims to get rid of video buffering

Opera Mini 9 for iOS introduces Video Boost; aims to get rid of video buffering

NEWS  /  06 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Opera has announced Opera Mini 9 for iOS. Among the many new features is Video Boost, a video optimization mode that aims to bring down buffering time significantly.

WireLurker is iOS's first major security threat

WireLurker is iOS's first major security threat

NEWS  /  06 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Researchers from Palo Alto Networks have uncovered a new way in which iPhones and iPads could potentially be affected by a new malware threat called WireLurker.

Bad moon rising: Will HP's Omen spell doom for its competitors?

Bad moon rising: Will HP's Omen spell doom for its competitors?

NEWS  /  06 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

With the market getting saturated with top of the line gaming notebooks, will another one make a difference? We get the lowdown on HP's new gaming notebook for you.

Google Drive now works with desktop applications

Google Drive now works with desktop applications

NEWS  /  06 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Google Drive has just gotten a new feature, which allows you to launch files in Google Drive with your favorite desktop applications. This is pretty handy if you frequently use applications on your PC to work on files you have saved in Drive.

A feature on ASUS ZenFone 5 LTE (2GB RAM, 8GB storage)

Shootout: Compact 4G LTE Smartphones under S$300 (Q4 2014)

FEATURE  /  05 Nov 2014

4G smartphones are now not only easily available, they have also become quite affordable. In the third quarter of 2014 alone, we saw the entry of six 4G smartphones that are priced below S$300. We round up these six phones from the likes of ASUS, HTC, Oppo, Motorola, Samsung and ZTE, and put them to the test. Find out which phone emerges as our top recommendation!

Jawbone introduces its most advanced activity trackers yet

Jawbone introduces its most advanced activity trackers yet

NEWS  /  05 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Jawbone has just announced two new activity trackers, the Up3 and Move, with the former being the company's most advanced activity tracker yet, boasting new features such as heart-rate and temperature sensor.

Sony keeps its promise, Z2 series gets PS4 Remote Play

Sony keeps its promise, Z2 series gets PS4 Remote Play

NEWS  /  05 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Following the release of PS4 Remote Play on the Z3 series, Sony has released the app for the Z2 line, and included a host of new improvements and updates. Wondering what they are? Peek inside for a heads-up.

Hewlett-Packard’s Sprout brings us one step closer to a reality of gesture-based computing

Hewlett-Packard’s Sprout brings us one step closer to a reality of gesture-based computing

NEWS  /  05 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Sprout is a new desktop computer being developed by HP that looks like a regular all-in-one PC, but replaces the traditional keyboard and mouse with a touch-enabled mat and downward-facing 3D scanner.

HTC's new charger fills up your HTC One M8 40 percent faster

HTC's new charger fills up your HTC One M8 40 percent faster

NEWS  /  05 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

HTC has just unveiled the Rapid Charger 2.0, a 15 watt USB charger that utilizes Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 technology to recharge your compatible device up to 40 percent faster.

Apple dominates smartphone industry with 86% share of the profits

Apple dominates smartphone industry with 86% share of the profits

NEWS  /  05 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Apple has the largest share of the handset pie with an analyst estimating that it enjoys a massive 86% share of the handset industry's operating profits in Q3.

Microsoft and Dropbox join forces

Microsoft and Dropbox join forces

NEWS  /  05 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

It seems Microsoft is serious about cloud storage as it teams up with Dropbox to offer integration between the cloud storage service and its Office applications.

Singapore is first in the world for smartphone adoption

Singapore is first in the world for smartphone adoption

NEWS  /  05 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

In a Google released research called 'the Consumer Barometer', Asia leads the world in smartphone usage with Singapore leading the pack with the highest smartphone penetration in the world.

Xiaomi launching 16,000mAh Mi power bank

Xiaomi launching 16,000mAh Mi power bank

NEWS  /  04 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

If 5,200mAh and 10,400mAh wasn't enough juice for you, you're going to love Xiaomi's new 16,000mAh capacity Mi power bank, which will be releasing in China on 11th November for a special price of 99 yuan (S$20); regular price: 129 yuan (S$27).

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note Edge launch in US; available from 14 November

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note Edge launch in US; available from 14 November

NEWS  /  04 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Originally slated to be available sometime in the fourth quarter of the year, Samsung has just announced the US launch date of the one-sided curved display Galaxy Note Edge that's set to be in retail from 14 November.

Spotify no longer has any music of Taylor Swift

Spotify no longer has any music of Taylor Swift

NEWS  /  04 Nov 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Taylor Swift has never been a big fan of music streaming services, but the artist took things a step further by removing all of her older albums on Spotify.

MSI GeForce GTX 980 Gaming 4G review

MSI GeForce GTX 980 Gaming 4G: Quiet and cool with high performance

REVIEW  /  04 Nov 2014

The MSI GeForce GTX 980 Gaming 4G boasts of a new Twin Frozr V cooling system that features a pair of 100mm Torx fans. They have new dispersion fan blades too that provide better airflow at reduced noise levels. In addition, its massive heatsink, coupled with MSI's SuperSU heatpipes, provide optimal heat dissipation to its overclocked GM204 graphics core. Find out how it fared!

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