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Thursday, 30 Oct 2014

Emergency service drones might just save your life in the future

Emergency service drones might just save your life in the future

An ambulance drone prototype was unveiled in Europe that could potentially save your life one day. Could we be seeing it in use soon? Hit the jump for more info.

YouTube now goes up to 60 FPS

YouTube now goes up to 60 FPS

YouTube videos have been capped at 30 frames per second for years, but are now bumped up to 60 FPS for extra smooth playback.

LG Electronics to exit plasma TV market by end November

LG Electronics to exit plasma TV market by end November

We know it's coming, but now it's official: LG has announced that it will end its plasma TV business by the end of next month.

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014

Playstation 4 firmware 2.0 is here, adds Share Play and a host of other features

Playstation 4 firmware 2.0 is here, adds Share Play and a host of other features

Sony's latest firmware update brings the Sony Playstation 4 console to version 2.0, adding numerous new features including the much hyped Share Play. More details inside.

Teardown reveals iPad Air 2 costs around US$275 to make

Teardown reveals iPad Air 2 costs around US$275 to make

A teardown of Apple's new iPad Air 2 tablet has revealed that the base model costs around US$275 to build, which is roughly the same as the model it replaces.

Facebook reveals financial details of WhatsApp acquisition

Facebook reveals financial details of WhatsApp acquisition

Facebook has revealed the financial details about its US$22 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, with a significant amount spent on "goodwill".

Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014

Samsung's new Note 4 beaten by new iPhones on home soil

Samsung's new Note 4 beaten by new iPhones on home soil

According to reports, pre-orders of Apple's newest iPhones in South Korea have surpassed all expectations, having exceeded 100,000 units since last Friday.

Fitbit officially announces new line of activity trackers - Charge and Surge

Fitbit officially announces new line of activity trackers - Charge and Surge

Fitbit announces its new upcoming activity trackers; the Charge, Charge HR and the Surge with prices ranging from S$169 to S$329. Check out how what's in store for each version.

OneDrive now offers unlimited cloud storage to Office 365 subscribers

OneDrive now offers unlimited cloud storage to Office 365 subscribers

According to Microsoft, storage limits just became a thing of the past with Office 365. Why? That's because the company is now offering Office 365 subscribers unlimited OneDrive storage for free.

Sunday, 26 Oct 2014

Another piece of Star Trek technology becomes a reality

Another piece of Star Trek technology becomes a reality

Star Trek technology has a habit of becoming reality. The latest? The Tractor Beam.

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