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Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014

Fitbit's Surge aims to be the smart watch for hardcore fitness aficionados

Fitbit's Surge aims to be the smart watch for hardcore fitness aficionados

Hot on the heels of the rumor of Microsoft's foray into the world of fitness wearables comes the revelation of the Fitbit Surge, which is more than just a regular fitness tracker or smart watch. In fact, it might be marketed as a 'super watch'.

Rob Riggle to play Frank West in Dead Rising movie

Rob Riggle to play Frank West in Dead Rising movie

Legendary Pictures will be releasing a Dead Rising movie, with Comedian Rob Riggle to play Frank West. More details about the movie after the jump.

Monday, 20 Oct 2014

Jabra announces the release of the Jabra Move Wireless – headphones inspired by the city

Jabra announces the release of the Jabra Move Wireless – headphones inspired by the city

Jabra has just announced the launch of the Jabra Move Wireless headphones - ultralight on-ear headphones that are inspired by the city.

Rumor: Microsoft weeks away from launching fitness bands with multi-platform support

Rumor: Microsoft weeks away from launching fitness bands with multi-platform support

According to Forbes, we may see a smart wearable from Microsoft in just a few weeks time with early indications that it will focus mainly on fitness and health functions.

Friday, 17 Oct 2014

Samsung's flexible batteries can be wrapped around your wrist

Samsung's flexible batteries can be wrapped around your wrist

One of the biggest problems preventing the mass uptake of wearables today is battery life. No-one wants to recharge their watch every day. Samsung however, may have the solution: bendy batteries.

Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014

SoftBank to buy DramaFever

SoftBank to buy DramaFever

Japanese telecommunications and Internet company, SoftBank, looks to venture into entertainment with its acquisition of DramaFever, a video-streaming website, at an undisclosed sum.

Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014

The ASUS ZenWatch will be available in Singapore come Christmas time

The ASUS ZenWatch will be available in Singapore come Christmas time

ASUS has just announced that its smart watch, the ZenWatch, will be available in Singapore at the end of December - just in time for Christmas.

NTU researchers develop new lithium-ion battery that charges to 70% in 2 minutes

NTU researchers develop new lithium-ion battery that charges to 70% in 2 minutes

This next-gen battery also has a 10,000-charging-cycle lifespan, which is way more than the 500 cycles we typically get from today's batteries.

Friday, 10 Oct 2014

Amazon to open first physical store

Amazon to open first physical store

Reports from CNBC have surfaced, revealing that the e-commerce giant is looking to open its first physical store in midtown Manhattan just in time for the year-end holidays.

Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014

A*STAR develops green tea-based

A*STAR develops green tea-based "homing missiles" to kill cancer cells more effectively

Using a key ingredient in green tea, researchers from the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR have developed a drug delivery system which is more effective at killing cancer cells.

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