Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014
Bill Gates has vehemently denied rumors that he might return as CEO of Microsoft. He insists that he will spend the rest of his life focusing on the efforts of his philanthropic foundation.
Toronto-based startup Whirlscape published a video showing how users can type on a smart watch using its Minuum keyboard. It is currently in talks with smart watch manufacturers to put its software on their devices coming in the next few months.
Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014
Sony's cloud-based photo and video service brings all your photos to one single place and organizes them by date, and highlights your better shots. Its 'All Sync' feature automatically gathers all the photos stored on your smartphone, tablet, or PC, uploading them seamlessly to your PlayMemories Online account.
Google recently removed certain extensions from the Google Chrome Web Store for delivering malware and adware to their users. The extensions started out as regular extensions, but took a more sinister turn when they were bought by malware companies.
There have been quite a few leaks regarding Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 hardware, but judging from a few recently leaked screenshots, a UI revamp is also on the cards.
Popular video app VLC has just received a major update that includes a redesign for iOS 7 as well as integration with cloud storage services Google Drive and Dropbox.
HP has a new solution for customers frustrated with Microsoft's Windows 8 OS: bring back Windows 7 and even offer a discount incentive for customers that opt for the older OS!
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.