News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 26 Sep 2013
AMD revs up its gears and introduces a new API (codenamed Mantle) that taps into its GPU architecture to help game developers get the best out of the GPU.
Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013
According to a teardown report by IHS, Apple spends about US$191 on components to build a 16GB iPhone 5S and US$8 on manufacturing the device for a total of US$199 (S$250). This makes it roughly the same as last year's iPhone 5, which IHS estimates cost Apple about US$205.
Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013
Valve has announced their new SteamOS, an operating system based on Linux and designed for the living room gaming PC.
Monday, 23 Sep 2013
The die shot of the new Apple A7 processor has been revealed. The 64-bit processor is manufactured by Samsung and has a die size of 102 mm squared, with roughly 1 billion transistors.
The biometrics hacking team at Chaos Computer Club has successfully bypassed the biometric security of Apple's iPhone 5S' fingerprint scanner using a high-res photo of a fingerprint of the phone user taken from a glass surface and a latex mix.
Friday, 20 Sep 2013
The specifications of the top-end AMD 'Hawaii' R9 290X GPU has been leaked ahead of their planned launch next month. This new 28nm GPU is based on the company's 2nd generation Graphics Core Next microarchitecture. It is expected to compete with NVIDIA's GK110 graphics processor.
Thursday, 19 Sep 2013
Known for taking "moon shots", Google has just announced the creation of Calico, a new company that will focus on health and tech, and aims to fight aging and disease.
With funding of US$7 million from Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures, CyanogenMod has become CyanogenMod Inc. The news was broken by Steve Kodnic
iOS 7 is available for download today, and after installation you might have noticed that things are looking a little different on your iPhone. Here are seven tips you should know before you start using the new OS.
Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013
Google has bought Bump for an as of yet undisclosed figure. Bump was a simple tool to help share files between smartphones by tapping them together. The Bump team were also responsible for photo album app Flock.