Thursday, 4 Jul 2013
Ben Lincoln, a security engineer, has discovered that his Motorola Droid X2 mobile phone has been silently transmitting his personal info to Motorola. Facebook, Twitter, Photobucket, Picasa and YouTube accounts' email addresses and passwords were sent to Motorola, as well photos that were uploaded.
The inventor of the computer mouse, Mr. Doug Engelbart, has passed away at age 88. According to the Computer History Museum, he was inducted in 2005 as a Fellow for "advancing the study of human-computer interaction, developing the mouse input device...."
SanDisk has signaled its ambitions of its SSD business by acquiring SMART storage systems, a company that specializes in enterprise grade SSDs.
Google has just taken up a 7% stake in Vevo for an estimated US$45 million, which means it's worth about US$650 million. Vevo serves music related videos, and is currently one of the most viewed channels on Youtube.
ASUS' PQ321Q - a 31.5-inch 4K UHD monitor - is now up for pre-order in the U.S. at a price of US$3,499.
Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013
The PS3 Dual Pack is a coupling selection from the previously released best-selling PS3 software titles available in a more attractive price starting S$39.90.
OKI has announced its that its recently-launched MC362w and MC562w color multifunction printers support Apple's AirPrint, which lets users wirelessly print from iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch devices to OKI's AirPrint-enabled products.
Although compact, the DocuCentre S2420/S2220 entry-level printers are capable of printing and copying at speeds of up to 24ppm and 22ppm respectively, and come equipped with the ID Card Copy feature, Rotate Collate function, and an auto-switching network interface.
Apple is planning to construct a large-scale solar panel farm to power its data center in the city of Reno, Nevada, United States. Surplus power from the solar farm will eventually be used to meet the energy requirements of the surrounding community.
Yahoo has just announced its acquisition of Qwiki, a start-up company that created an iPhone app which lets users create short movies using photos, video clips and music tracks. The deal was said to be worth an estimated US$50 million.