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Monday, 11 Mar 2013

RATs: Spying on Women Through Their Webcams

RATs: Spying on Women Through Their Webcams

Ars Technica has a chilling report on the men who spy on women through their webcams. Using a remote administration tool (RAT) which gives them access to a notebook's screen, webcam, files and microphone, hackers grab these women's images using the webcam and also steal their photos off their local drives.

Friday, 8 Mar 2013

Samsung Electronics Invests US$111 Million in Sharp

Samsung Electronics Invests US$111 Million in Sharp

Korean CE giant Samsung Electronics has agreed to invest about US$111 million in Sharp. In return, the former will be allocated about 35.8 million new shares, which equates to 3.08% of the voting rights in the struggling Japanese company.

Friday, 1 Mar 2013

Microsoft Surface RT Slated for Late March Launch in Singapore

Microsoft Surface RT Slated for Late March Launch in Singapore

Microsoft has just announced the availability of the Surface RT in late March for Singapore and five other countries. In the wake of its impending launch, the Surface Pro will also be made available soon. Read on to uncover more exciting details.

Friday, 22 Feb 2013

Dell XPS 13 Now Available with Full HD Display

Dell XPS 13 Now Available with Full HD Display

Today, Dell will be introducing an option for a Full HD screen on its XPS 13 Ultrabook. In addition to higher resolution and more screen real estate, the Full HD screen also offers a higher color gamut, wider viewing angle and increased brightness.

Google Announces High End High Definition Chromebook Pixel

Google Announces High End High Definition Chromebook Pixel

In the past few weeks a video had been doing the rounds showing a new Google notebook with a high definition 2560 x 1700 resolution screen. That devices has now been announced to be the Chromebook Pixel, the first notebook to be fully designed by Google.

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013

Dell's Linux Ultrabook Gets 1080p Screen

Dell's Linux Ultrabook Gets 1080p Screen

A post on Dell Web Vertical Director Barton George's blog has revealed that the Dell Linux Ultrabook, called the Developer Edition, will be getting an upgrade in the form of a 1080p screen. All other specifications for the product remain unchanged.

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013

Apple Updates Processors & Prices of MacBook Pro with Retina Display; MacBook Air Also Sees Price Reduction

Apple Updates Processors & Prices of MacBook Pro with Retina Display; MacBook Air Also Sees Price Reduction

Apple today announced that its MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup is receiving updated processors and lower starting prices. Prices of the MacBook Air models have dropped as well.

Thursday, 7 Feb 2013

Google Working on High Definition Touchscreen Chromebook Pixel?

Google Working on High Definition Touchscreen Chromebook Pixel?

There's a video of a sexy new hi-res touchscreen Chromebook floating around on the web, except it might not have come from Google. However there are some clues that seem to point to Google having a hand in the creation of this concept Chromebook.

Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with $2 Billion Loan from Microsoft

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with $2 Billion Loan from Microsoft

Recent talks of Dell going private turned out to be true after all with Dell entering into an agreement to be purchased back for US$24.4 billion by Dell's founder and CEO, Michael Dell in partnership with private equity firm Silver Lake, and with assistance from Microsoft and other financing institutions.

Panasonic Extends Line of Rugged Mobile Computers with Two New Toughbooks

Panasonic Extends Line of Rugged Mobile Computers with Two New Toughbooks

Panasonic has announced the Toughbook CF-AX2, its lightest business rugged convertible Windows 8 Pro Ultrabook, and the Toughbook CF-C2, its first semi-rugged Windows 8 convertible PC.

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