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Friday, 17 Jan 2014
Microsoft has announced plans to extend anti-malware support for Windows XP to 2015. This doesn’t mean the company has made a U-turn on its decision to end support for the venerable operating system on 8th April this year.
Google recently announced a few new features baked into the latest verison of Chrome for Mobile. The most significant one is the data compression feature that will help users reduce data usage by up to 50% while browsing the web on their phones.
Thursday, 16 Jan 2014
Revel, food lovers! SPH has relaunched The Straits Times SoShiok App for the latest and best food news, along with expert reviews on food establishments ranging from hawker fare and fast food, to hip bars and fine dining.
Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014
The license for Windows 8.1 Preview expires today, January 15, 2014. If you've not yet installed the final version of Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1, you should do so now to prevent loss of unsaved data.
Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014
Version 5.1 of the WeChat app sees the introduction of WeChat Games that allows you to find and compete against your neighbors using WeChat's location-based service. Also released is the new StoryCam for WeChat app, which lets you personalize and share any moment with festive watermarks, filters, and real-time location-based information.
HTC has recently revealed that 2012's flagship HTC phones, the HTC One X and HTC One X+ will not be receiving any further Android updates. The HTC One X+ was released in late 2012, and has only been in the market for about 14 months.
Thursday, 9 Jan 2014
TransitLink has rolled out the Mobile Services app offering commuters convenient access to TransitLink's current suite of e-Services and e-Guide, and the How2Go mobile app, a public transport journey planner that guides you to your destination with clear, simple directions.
McAfee will deliver the McAfee LiveSafe service worldwide as a preinstall on selected new HP consumer and commercial PCs.
Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014
Sony has announced the SmartBand wearable device. Besides logging your activities, this waterproof device integrates with your smartphone to notify you of calls and messages.
Monday, 6 Jan 2014
LG has confirmed its Life Band Touch wearable device in a CES 2014 press release.