- Reads from WWW
Friday, 27 Sep 2013
In addition to their iPad buyback program, Microsoft will now also offer customers US$200 for their iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 at select retail stores in the U.S. and Canada.
Now it's possible to transform your paper Post-It notes into digital notes. 3M has teamed up with Evernote to allow users to upload their Post-It notes to their Evernote accounts with Evernote's Post-It Note camera. Hit the link for more details.
Thursday, 26 Sep 2013
To say that Windows RT has underperformed would be an understatement. Following the discontinuation of the XPS 10, it seems that Dell has joined other tablet makers in ditching Windows RT.
Following the popularity of Apple's gold iPhone 5S, Samsung seems keen to jump in on the 'gold rush', with two gold edition Galaxy S4s appearing on Samsung Middle East's official Facebook page.
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 have 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.