Jury Orders Samsung to Pay Apple US$119.6 Million in Infringement Case (Updated)

Jury Orders Samsung to Pay Apple US$119.6 Million in Infringement Case (Updated)

NEWS  /  06 May 2014  /  11 weeks ago

A federal court has ruled that Samsung did infringe on several Apple patents and has ordered the Korean tech giants to pay Apple US$119.6 million in damages.

Huawei Launches Honor 3X, MediaPad X1, Miao Wang and Media Q in Singapore

Huawei Launches Honor 3X, MediaPad X1, Miao Wang and Media Q in Singapore

NEWS  /  02 May 2014  /  12 weeks ago

Huawei today announced the availability of its 5.5-inch Honor 3X smartphone, the 7-inch MediaPad X1, the mobile Wi-Fi device Miao Wang, and the home entertainment device, Media Q. All four devices are available in stores today.

Intel's New 2-in-1 Tablets Could Revolutionize Classroom Learning

Intel's New 2-in-1 Tablets Could Revolutionize Classroom Learning

NEWS  /  30 Apr 2014  /  12 weeks ago

At Intel's Global Solutions Summit today, the chip maker showcased new tablet devices aimed at the education sector that could revolutionize learning for millions of students worldwide.

Google to Drop Nexus Brand for Premium Android "Silver" Program?

Google to Drop Nexus Brand for Premium Android "Silver" Program?

NEWS  /  30 Apr 2014  /  12 weeks ago

Google is said to be dropping its Nexus brand for a more premium Android "Silver" program, where partners are paid to build premium Android phones that meet certain requirements for its idea of the best Android user experience.

Xiaomi Working on First Tablet with Intel and NVIDIA

Xiaomi Working on First Tablet with Intel and NVIDIA

NEWS  /  24 Apr 2014  /  13 weeks ago

According to the Topology Research Institute, Xiaomi is working on its first tablet device with both Intel and NVIDIA listed as possible chipset providers. The tablet is rumored to feature a 7.85-inch screen with an ultra-sharp 2,048 x 1,536 pixel resolution.

Emails Reveal that Google Will Pay Some of Samsung's Legal Costs

Emails Reveal that Google Will Pay Some of Samsung's Legal Costs

NEWS  /  23 Apr 2014  /  13 weeks ago

In the ongoing trial of Apple against Samsung, it has been revealed that Google has agreed to provide partial or full indemnity should Samsung lose.

Yahoo Wants to Replace Google as iOS' Default Search Engine

Yahoo Wants to Replace Google as iOS' Default Search Engine

NEWS  /  17 Apr 2014  /  14 weeks ago

According to reports, Yahoo is working hard on projects to optimize its mobile search so as to convince Apple to make Yahoo its default iOS search engine.

Specs of Samsung's Upcoming 10.5-Inch AMOLED Tablet Leaked

Specs of Samsung's Upcoming 10.5-Inch AMOLED Tablet Leaked

NEWS  /  08 Apr 2014  /  15 weeks ago

SamMobile obtained exclusive information on the specs of Samsung's upcoming 10.5-inch AMOLED tablet. It will come in Wi-Fi and LTE models.

Intel's Bay Trail to Get Two New Updates This Year

Intel's Bay Trail to Get Two New Updates This Year

NEWS  /  03 Apr 2014  /  16 weeks ago

Intel wants to ship 40 million tablets this year and they are attempting to achieve this target by accelerating their product offerings with two new updates to the Bay Trail processor.

A Future Windows 8.1 Update Will Bring Back the Start Menu

A Future Windows 8.1 Update Will Bring Back the Start Menu

NEWS  /  03 Apr 2014  /  16 weeks ago

At Build 2014, Microsoft also found some time to tease some future updates. One that's bound to please long-time Windows users is the return of the Start menu. And it comes with a twist.

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana Will Not Be Available in APAC at Launch

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana Will Not Be Available in APAC at Launch

NEWS  /  03 Apr 2014  /  16 weeks ago

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana digital personal assistant will launch shortly in the U.S. as a 'beta', and then in the U.S., the U.K., and China in the second half of 2014. For us in Asia Pacific, we've to wait till 2015.

Windows To Be Free for Devices Under 9 Inches

Windows To Be Free for Devices Under 9 Inches

NEWS  /  03 Apr 2014  /  16 weeks ago

Microsoft has announced at Build that Windows will now be free for OEMs building devices smaller than 9 inches.

Microsoft: Touch-friendly Modern Office Development Is Progressing Smoothly

Microsoft: Touch-friendly Modern Office Development Is Progressing Smoothly

NEWS  /  03 Apr 2014  /  16 weeks ago

At Build 2014, Microsoft has also taken some time to demo the Modern-style version of Office. But this touch-friendly Office looks to be still far away from an official release.

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update, Coming on April 8

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update, Coming on April 8

NEWS  /  03 Apr 2014  /  16 weeks ago

Less than six months after releasing Windows 8.1, the first major update for the operating system is set to arrive next week with many UI tweaks to please keyboard and mouse users.

ASUS VivoTab Note 8 Launched

ASUS VivoTab Note 8 Launched

NEWS  /  02 Apr 2014  /  16 weeks ago

The 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet with a Wacom digitizer stylus is now available exclusively at all Best Denki outlets for S$499. Every purchase of the VivoTab Note 8 will entitle you to a free VersaSleeve. The first 100 customers will also get a free Microsoft Wedge Keyboard.

Samsung Unveils Trio of Galaxy Tab 4 Tablets, Global Availability from Q2

Samsung Unveils Trio of Galaxy Tab 4 Tablets, Global Availability from Q2

NEWS  /  01 Apr 2014  /  16 weeks ago

Samsung today announced a trio of new Android tablets under the Galaxy Tab 4 branding. They are the Galaxy Tab 4 (7.0), (8.0) and (10.1) and will be available globally from Q2.

Report: Worldwide Market for Tablets Expected to Grow by 38.6% in 2014

Report: Worldwide Market for Tablets Expected to Grow by 38.6% in 2014

NEWS  /  28 Mar 2014  /  17 weeks ago

According to Gartner, the worldwide market for tablets is expected to grow by 38.6%, with an estimated 2.7 billion units that will be shipped by the end of this year. This is due to strong demand for such devices in emerging markets, outside of North America.

Microsoft Announces Office for iPad Apps; Office Mobile for iPhone & Android Phones Now Free

Microsoft Announces Office for iPad Apps; Office Mobile for iPhone & Android Phones Now Free

NEWS  /  28 Mar 2014  /  17 weeks ago

iPad-optimized versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint have now hit the App Store. Another piece of good news is that home use of Office Mobile for iPhone and Android phones no longer needs an Office 365 subscription.

Samsung Announces Local Availability of Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1” and 8.4” Tablets

Samsung Announces Local Availability of Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1” and 8.4” Tablets

NEWS  /  25 Mar 2014  /  17 weeks ago

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1” and 8.4” tablets are available now. They come in LTE and Wi-Fi only SKUs. Read on to uncover their pricing details.

Flappy Bird Creator Plans to Put App Back on App Stores

Flappy Bird Creator Plans to Put App Back on App Stores

NEWS  /  20 Mar 2014  /  18 weeks ago

The creator of Flappy Bird has said that he plans to put the app back on app stores in the future, but "not so soon".

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