Monday, 3 Aug 2015

Sony launches more mid-range phones

Sony launches more mid-range phones

Sony just can't stop releasing new phones. While the Sony Xperia C4 and and M4 Aqua may have only just come out, the company has announced two new smartphones: the Xperia C5 Ultra and M5.

Microsoft hands a cool US$100 million to Uber for investment

Microsoft hands a cool US$100 million to Uber for investment

More quizzical than surprising, Microsoft invests US$100 million in Uber during the taxi-hailing app's latest financing round.

Advanced microchip designed by NTU team gives ultra-high quality audio at less cost.

Advanced microchip designed by NTU team gives ultra-high quality audio at less cost.

A team from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has developed a microchip that can potentially boost the audio quality in a wide range of devices.

NVIDIA issues voluntary recall of overheating NVIDIA Shield Tablets

NVIDIA issues voluntary recall of overheating NVIDIA Shield Tablets

NVIDIA has posted a voluntary recall of all Shield Tablets sold between July 2014 and July 2015. The batteries apparently have a problem with overheating, posing as a potential fire hazard.

ASUS, EVGA release new X99 micro-ATX motherboards

ASUS, EVGA release new X99 micro-ATX motherboards

ASUS and EVGA have announced two new micro-ATX X99 motherboards which feature three PCIe 3.0 x16 slots each and boast an array of storage connectivity options.

Turn your smartphone into an amazing 3D hologram

Turn your smartphone into an amazing 3D hologram

Ever wanted to replicate that hologram Tupac Coachella show on your mobile phone? Now you can! Sorta.

Facebook hacks Nintendo to create new levels for Super Mario Maker

Facebook hacks Nintendo to create new levels for Super Mario Maker

Facebook staff got a chance to create levels for the upcoming Super Mario Maker game in a two-day hackathon collaboration with Nintendo.

Amazon gives developers and hobbyists access to Alexa

Amazon gives developers and hobbyists access to Alexa

When voice recognition software is mentioned, the names Cortana and Siri will undoubtedly pop up. Amazon wants to add one more name to that list; Alexa. To do that, it's making the software free for anybody to use and integrate into their devices.

First look at the OnePlus 2 in Singapore

First look at the OnePlus 2 in Singapore

Although the high-powered, affordable Chinese smartphone may be only here in late 2015, we managed to take a quick look at what the OnePlus 2 offers for its killer price tag.

Watch how Disney makes its 3D magic

Watch how Disney makes its 3D magic

In a surprisingly candid video, Disney Animation has posted what amounts to a how-to guide for their Hyperion production renderer, the 3D image rendering engine used on movies such as Big Hero 6 and Frozen.

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