Friday, 17 May 2013
Jon Peddie Research has reported the shipment figures for graphics chips for Q1 of this year. It also tallied the market share figures for major players like Intel, AMD and NVIDIA. While Intel has retained the lion's share, it has slid 5.3 per cent compared to its last quarter.
Canon is announcing an EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM lens with a built-in 1.4x extender, by flicking a lever the lens converts to a 280-560mm f/5.6 lens. The EF200-400MM F4L IS USM Extender 1.4X lens will be available end May, with a recommended retail price of S$16,599.
The high-end Shure SE846 adopts a four-driver design and a three-way configuration. Via an innovative low-pass filter, Shure claims that the SE846 is able to achieve the low-end performance of a true subwoofer.
The Neptune SwimP3 is Finis' latest waterproof MP3 player that does not require ear buds as it uses bone conduction to make the user feel as if the music is playing inside their head.
ECS has officially announced its new 8-series Durathon motherboards that consist of three product segments. The Pro series boards are optimized for power computing, the Deluxe tier boards are aimed at SOHO users, and the Essentials series will be ideal for home and multimedia settings.
HP's first Android product, the Slate 7 tablet, will be available in Singapore from June 6th. First announced at MWC 2013 in February, the Slate 7 is powered by an ARM Dual Core Cortex-A9 1.6 GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage and a 7" FFS+LCD display with a resolution of 1024 x 600.
Thursday, 16 May 2013
Fuji Xerox will be releasing the SkyDesk PhotoNote app, which is able to digitize analog information such as memos. This information can then be used on the Company’s SkyDesk Services, which is a business communication support service on public cloud targeting small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). Hit the link to find out more.
Update - We can now confirm that the BlackBerry Q10, the QWERTY counterpart to the full touchscreen Z10, will be available in Singapore on 31st May 2013 at an SRP of $898 from all authorized partners including Courts Connect, M1, Singtel and StarHub.
The Raspberry Pi camera module is now shipping for US$25. First demoed at the Electronica trade fair last November, the camera module contains a 5MP CMOS image sensor from OmniVision built with a 1.4 micron backside illuminated pixel architecture.
Adobe Product Manager Tom Hogarty has confirmed in a Google+ Hangout that Adobe has "no plans to make Lightroom subscription-only at any point in the future", in contrast to the rest of Adobe Creative Cloud apps which will be subscription only going forward.