Wednesday, 15 May 2013
At JP Morgan's Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Microsoft's Windows Division CMO and CFO, Tami Reller, confirmed that the upcoming Windows 8 update, previously codenamed Windows Blue, has now been given the official release name Windows 8.1, and will be a free upgrade for all Windows 8 users.
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Nokia has announced their brand new flagship Windows Phone smartphone. The Lumia 925 has an aluminium frame, is slimmer and lighter than the Lumia 920, has the same 8.7MP PureView camera and comes with a new Nokia Smart Camera mode.
Sundar Pichai has given Wired his first interview ever after taking over Andy Rubin as head of Android. In the interview, Pichai talks briefly about the future of Android and Chrome OS, Facebook Home, Kindle Fire, Samsung and Firefox OS.
Samsung has announced its next-generation 5G wireless mobile technology that is touted to be several hundred times faster than existing 4G networks in terms of data transmission. Currently in testing, Samsung's new 5G technology operates in the millimeter-wave Ka bands for cellular communication.
Nikon has announced a 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 lens for the Nikon 1 mirrorless system cameras. It is the fastest Nikon 1 lens to be made available, and it also features Nikon's Nano Crystal coating as well as a Silent Wave motor and manual focus ring.
Enermax has announced its updated NAXN ADV series of power supply units (PSUs). Building on the strengths of the original NAXN series, the new PSUs are 82PLUS ready, with unique features like flat and flexible cables, and Japanese electrolytic capacitors for reliable power delivery.
According to rumors, AT&T will be discontinuing the HTC First flagship Facebook Home phone amidst poor sales and lackluster response from customers.
To celebrate the 37th anniversary of Atari's classic 1976 arcade game, Breakout, Google has added a playable version through an image search easter egg. Just search images for "Atari Breakout". Or you can just click this link!
Google is unifying the storage space across its Gmail, Google Drive and Google + products, giving all users access to a combined 15GB of data to use as they wish.
Monday, 13 May 2013
LG Cloud, a cloud storage service that allows users to access their contents (video, music, pictures) through LG Smart TVs, smartphones, and PCs, is now available in Singapore. It comes free with 5GB of storage space.