- Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012
The rumored 5.0-inch Galaxy S 4 is said to make its first appearance at next year's Mobile World Congress event and be released globally in March, an ambitious timeline the company wishes to adhere to after the unveiling of Apple's iPhone 5 event. Since then, Samsung has dismissed the rumor.
Microsoft releases a temporary software fix for a newly discovered vulnerability in its Internet Explorer web browser, which attackers can exploit by installing the Poison Ivy trojan.
Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012
Google has just forked out an undisclosed amount for Snapseed's developers, Nik Software. Snapseed is a mobile photo-editing software, and they're also allegedly Instagram's biggest rival.
AMD's new Hondo APU will only support Windows 8 at launch, according to The Inquirer who spoke to Mr. Steve Belt, corporate VP of ultra-low power products. AMD is forgoing support for the Android OS for now; however, it is possible to install Linux on devices powered by this new APU.
Panasonic unveils two Pro DJ headsets in commemoration of its turntable system's 40th anniversary. The Technics RP-DJ1205 and RP-DH1250 premium headphones will go on sale in October 2012. Pre-orders are already available via Panasonic.com.
Monday, 17 Sep 2012
Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer has revealed just how much you'd need to score a Microsoft Surface tablet - somewhere between US$300 and US$800.
Microsoft stated that Office for Windows RT will come pre-installed on Windows RT devices; however, it will be a preview version of Office Home and Student 2013. Customers will receive a free upgrade to the final version of the suite via Windows Update starting in November 2012 through January 2013.
Friday, 14 Sep 2012
NVIDIA has officially launch the GeForce GTX 650 GPU. It features the full implementation of a Kepler GK107 chip, with 384 CUDA cores, clocked at 1058MHz. We first reported on its possible launch in August this year and it appears that most of the technical details leaked are accurate.
Hitachi GST has announced its new helium-filled hard disk drive platform. This radical technology is touted to reduce power consumption by around 23 percent and in turn helps to lower overall operating temperatures by up to four degree Celsius. The company plans to ship such HDDs by 2013.
Having struggled against the likes of social networking giants such as Facebook, Apple has decided to kill its music-based social network on September 30th after an ineffective two-year spell.