Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013
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 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.
There's a Chrome OS screenshot posted by a developer that shows a new messaging service from Google. There's no official word on what it really is, but it contains notifications from at least three different Google services, which would qualify it as a unified messaging system.
Monday, 4 Feb 2013
Google's Chromebook might not be available in Singapore yet, but it's slowly gaining traction in the education industry. It's now present in 2000 schools globally -- double the number of schools with Chromebooks 3 months ago.
Friday, 1 Feb 2013
The new 3DMark for Windows is finally complete and slated for a launch on Monday February 4, 2013 at 18:00 UTC. Hence, users here can look forward to its availability early Tuesday morning at 02:00 on Tuesday February 5. Mark that date and read on to uncover the exciting details of the new 3DMark!
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013
Acer President Jim Wong is disappointed with Windows 8 and says his company must look beyond Microsoft and build its smartphone business if it is to succeed.
Thursday, 24 Jan 2013
Despite raking up record revenue and profits in Q1 2013, Apple's share prices continue to fall.
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013
Microsoft's 10.6-inch Surface Pro will be on sale in the US and Canada on the 9th of February, a tad later than their promised January launch date. The base 64GB model will be going for US$899, and will be running an Intel Core i5 processor as well as Windows 8 Pro.
Cash-rich Microsoft is said to be in talks to help take Dell private, and might invest up to $3 billion to do so.
Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013
Acer is reported to be working on launching premium laptops, and possibly an ultrabook, which will feature screen resolutions of 2880 x 1620 pixels. Just last week at CES 2013, the company showcased a 15-inch prototype that features this high PPI (pixels per inch) display.