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Thursday, 5 Jan 2012
Samsung adds another member to the Galaxy series with its announcement of the Galaxy M Style smartphone. Primarily aimed at the mass market, the Samsung Galaxy M Style ships with a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, 1GHz single-core processor and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
Just a few hours ago, ASUS Singapore held a pre-order promotion for the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime. Though the S$699 pre-order has closed once it reached the first 100 sales, we now know that the Android tablet will be priced at S$899.
Four Intel engineers were arrested by Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) for allegedly selling engineering samples of Intel CPUs on eBay.
Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012
The Wikimedia Foundation, a non profit that is tasked with running and maintaining the Wikipedia site, has raised a record US$20 million after their recent efforts.
The week of December 25th through 31st, saw more iOS and Android device activations compared to any other week of the year, according to Flurry Analytics.
ASUS' next-gen netbooks, dubbed as the ASUS Eee PC Flare, has been leaked ahead of CES 2012. The netbooks are expected to be powered by Intel's latest N2600, N2800 Atom CPU lineup, while a 12-inch model with AMD's Fusion APU line will also make an appearance.
Sony Ericsson will be announcing a new smartphone next week during Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012. The device is likely to be the Sony Ericsson Arc HD (codenamed Nozomi).
Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012
Acer and Lenovo are reported to be launching their Windows 8 tablets in the third quarter of 2012. The tablets are said to run on Intel's upcoming "Clover Trail" processors.
At CES 2012, LG will be unveiling its 55-inch OLED TV, weighing 7.5kg and having a 4mm thin profile. The OLED TV is likely to go on sale sometime in Q4 2012.
SoundCloud, a platform for sharing music on social media platforms, has announced that their recent round of raising capital has been successful. While no figures have been provided, experts approximate the cash influx to be around US$50 million.