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Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

According to numerous reports, Microsoft will announce a US$2.5 billion deal to acquire Mojang, the maker of the popular Minecraft game, later today.

Monday, 15 Sep 2014

Oppo N3 teased for October

Oppo N3 teased for October

Oppo is set to announce the N3 smartphone in October right here in Singapore.

Pre-orders for Apple iPhone 6 models hit 4 million in 24 hours, sets new record

Pre-orders for Apple iPhone 6 models hit 4 million in 24 hours, sets new record

Apple sets a new pre-order record with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus; 4 million units were taken within 24 hours.

City in China introduces 'cellphone lane' for pedestrians glued to their smartphones

City in China introduces 'cellphone lane' for pedestrians glued to their smartphones

Some places have bicycle lanes; Chongqing, China has a phone lane. The designated sidewalk is intended for pedestrians glued to their smartphone screens and includes two way demarcations to try to prevent collisions between distracted phone users.

Friday, 12 Sep 2014

Cooler Master announces “Haswell-E” ready CPU coolers

Cooler Master announces “Haswell-E” ready CPU coolers

Cooler Master has announced its current crop of LGA 2011 compatible CPU coolers also support the new LGA 2011-3 “Haswell-E” processors.

Print this paper template to find out how each iPhone 6 model fits in your hands

Print this paper template to find out how each iPhone 6 model fits in your hands

Tech publication Ars Technica has done up a paper template of the Apple iPhone 6 models based on the actual dimensions. You can print the template out and see how each model really feels like in the hand.

The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo US$250,000 a day

The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo US$250,000 a day

According to declassified documents, the U.S. government threatened Yahoo with a massive US$250,000 a day fine if it failed to comply with its request for user communications data.

NVIDIA: HTC Nexus 9 to launch in Q3, runs on Tegra K1 processor

NVIDIA: HTC Nexus 9 to launch in Q3, runs on Tegra K1 processor

NVIDIA revealed in its legal document that the HTC Nexus 9 tablet will be powered by the Tegra K1 processor. In addition, the upcoming Nexus tablet should be launched in the coming weeks.

OneDrive increases file size limit to 10GB

OneDrive increases file size limit to 10GB

Besides supporting 10GB files, new features are added to allow for faster syncing and Dropbox-like file sharing.

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014

Samsung's new ads poke fun at Apple's live stream and new mobile devices

Samsung's new ads poke fun at Apple's live stream and new mobile devices

Samsung released six ads on YouTube which poke fun at Apple's problematic live streaming, new iPhones and its Watch. Check out the six videos in this article.

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