News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013
SammyHub reports that Samsung has shipped over 10 million units of Galaxy Note 3 in two months.
At a recent press conference, Xiaomi said that Singapore would "most likely" be the next country where it'll start selling its smartphones. But who's Xiaomi and what makes them so special? Here's what you should know.
A leaked Intel SSD roadmap has revealed the company’s plans to release three new SSD series. The Fultondale and Pleasantdale series SSDs will come in 2.5-inch and PCIe add-in card formats; while the Template Star drives will be available in 2.5-inch and M.2 form factors.
Yahoo has been quite busy acquiring startups and businesses over the past year, with Tumblr and Summly. Now they may have set their sights on buying a certain image hosting site.
Qualcomm announced its first 64-bit processor, the Snapdragon 410 with integrated 4G LTE World Mode. It is expected to be powering consumer devices in the second half of 2014.
Monday, 9 Dec 2013
Google Rolls Out Android 4.4.1 Update for Nexus 5, Delivers Camera Improvements (Update: 4.4.2 Out!)
Google just released the Android 4.4.1 update for the Nexus 5, which promises to deliver significant improvements to the camera. Update: Google is now pushing 4.4.2 to Nexus devices.
Soft Gear has updated its Graphyte 2.2 3D game engine to support Android OS. Before this, the development platform was supported on Apple iOS and Windows only. This move will provide game developers an avenue to expand their titles to include gamers who are exclusively on the Android OS.
Rumour is that Spotify is planning to launch a free version for its music streaming services on mobile devices. Previously only available to users who subscribed, the new free Spotify for mobile devices is expected to be ad supported and provided limited playback.
Ryan Seacrest has invested over US$1 million in a keyboard accessory for the Apple iPhone 5 and 5S. The keyboard accessory is available now for pre-order and will debut at Consumer Electronics Show 2014.
Friday, 6 Dec 2013
Based in London, United Kingdom, Piixl is a hardware company that designs “convergent solutions” for gamers. The company has announced its high-end gaming StreamOS PC that straps to the back of your TV set. With its open architecture concept, system upgrades are possible, without having to replace the entire set.