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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.
Thursday, 13 Sep 2012
AMD's SeaMicro has just launched its new SM15000 servers that feature AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon CPUs. They are aimed squarely at the cloud computing market. These products updates to its server platform are its first since being acquired by AMD earlier this year.
Everyone knew that the Apple event will usher in new changes. But besides the hardware, there are also changes being made to the software. A new and improved version of the iTunes platform can be expected in October.
Google releases a strengthened sandbox for Chrome for Android 4.1, while users of Chrome for Android 4.0+ will receive security fixes and feature updates for the mobile web browser.
The Apple iPad 2 is listed at S$398 after the Apple Store Singapore website was updated.
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012
Instagram will be heading to Microsoft's latest Windows Phone operating system by the end of 2012, The Verge reports.