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Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014

Fitbit's Surge aims to be the smart watch for hardcore fitness aficionados

Fitbit's Surge aims to be the smart watch for hardcore fitness aficionados

Hot on the heels of the rumor of Microsoft's foray into the world of fitness wearables comes the revelation of the Fitbit Surge, which is more than just a regular fitness tracker or smart watch. In fact, it might be marketed as a 'super watch'.

Rob Riggle to play Frank West in Dead Rising movie

Rob Riggle to play Frank West in Dead Rising movie

Legendary Pictures will be releasing a Dead Rising movie, with Comedian Rob Riggle to play Frank West. More details about the movie after the jump.

Apple will require all iOS apps to use 64-bit code starting in February 2015

Apple will require all iOS apps to use 64-bit code starting in February 2015

Apple has informed developers that from 1st February 2015 onwards, all apps submitted to the app store must include 64-bit support.

Monday, 20 Oct 2014

Rumor: Microsoft weeks away from launching fitness bands with multi-platform support

Rumor: Microsoft weeks away from launching fitness bands with multi-platform support

According to Forbes, we may see a smart wearable from Microsoft in just a few weeks time with early indications that it will focus mainly on fitness and health functions.

More Sony devices to get PS4 Remote Play capabilities?

More Sony devices to get PS4 Remote Play capabilities?

A Sony leak reveals new Remote Play compatible gadgets. Which products in the Xperia line will be getting it?

Friday, 17 Oct 2014

Would you pay CAD$599 for a 256GB USB thumb drive?

Would you pay CAD$599 for a 256GB USB thumb drive?

Are you planning to search the depths for Atlantis, take a walk inside an active volcano or get struck by lightning while keeping your precious data safe? Then the VIUD is perfect for you!

Samsung's flexible batteries can be wrapped around your wrist

Samsung's flexible batteries can be wrapped around your wrist

One of the biggest problems preventing the mass uptake of wearables today is battery life. No-one wants to recharge their watch every day. Samsung however, may have the solution: bendy batteries.

Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014

SoftBank to buy DramaFever

SoftBank to buy DramaFever

Japanese telecommunications and Internet company, SoftBank, looks to venture into entertainment with its acquisition of DramaFever, a video-streaming website, at an undisclosed sum.

Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014

NTU researchers develop new lithium-ion battery that charges to 70% in 2 minutes

NTU researchers develop new lithium-ion battery that charges to 70% in 2 minutes

This next-gen battery also has a 10,000-charging-cycle lifespan, which is way more than the 500 cycles we typically get from today's batteries.

Looks like the iPad Air 2 will be thinner, have an A8X chip and 2GB RAM (leaks)

Looks like the iPad Air 2 will be thinner, have an A8X chip and 2GB RAM (leaks)

This could be the new iPad Air 2 that Apple will show this Friday.

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