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Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012

California Legalizes Voice-activated Hands-free Texting while Driving

California Legalizes Voice-activated Hands-free Texting while Driving

Stepping back from an outright ban on texting while driving, California has just passed a bill which legalizes voice-activated hands-free texting while driving.

Sony Develops Silicon Sheet that could Replace Thermal Paste

Sony Develops Silicon Sheet that could Replace Thermal Paste

Applying thermal paste may be a thing of the past as Sony demonstrates its new silicon sheet that is touted to have better cooling properties than thermal paste.

European Telcos Stocking Up on Nano SIM Cards for Next-Gen iPhone (Update)

European Telcos Stocking Up on Nano SIM Cards for Next-Gen iPhone (Update)

European telcos are reported to be stocking up on millions of nano SIM cards in anticipation of the launch of the next generation iPhone. We also reached out to the three local telcos for comment.

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012

Google Nexus 7 Listed on ASUS Singapore Website

Google Nexus 7 Listed on ASUS Singapore Website

The much anticipated Google Nexus 7 tablet will be making its way to our sunny shores as it is listed on ASUS Singapore website.

USB Mass Storage Support and Screen Capture Feature Coming to Windows Phone 8 (Update)

USB Mass Storage Support and Screen Capture Feature Coming to Windows Phone 8 (Update)

Both USB mass storage support and screen capture feature are said to be coming to Windows Phone 8, according to WPCentral, WPDang and The Verge.

LG, Toshiba, and AUO to Settle LCD Panel Price-fixing Case

LG, Toshiba, and AUO to Settle LCD Panel Price-fixing Case

Toshiba, LG, and AU Optronics have agreed to pay a combined sum of US$571 million to settle a class action lawsuit over a liquid crystal display price-fixing scandal, according to a Reuters' news report.

Rumor: AMD to Commence Production of Next-Gen FX CPUs in Q3 (Update)

Rumor: AMD to Commence Production of Next-Gen FX CPUs in Q3 (Update)

AMD is rumored to be producing its second generation FX CPUs based on "Piledriver" architecture. The new architecture is purported to deliver a performance boost of 15 percent over the Bulldozer-based CPUs, a 5 percent improvement over its earlier estimated performance boost.

AMD Cuts Radeon HD 7000 Series Prices Ahead of Rumored Radeon HD 7990 Launch

AMD Cuts Radeon HD 7000 Series Prices Ahead of Rumored Radeon HD 7990 Launch

AMD has cut prices of its Radeon HD 7000 series GPUs. Its actions are seen as part of the preparation of the rumored launched of its dual-GPU Radeon HD 7990. Read on to uncover the potential savings and offers Radeon HD GPU upgraders can enjoy.

Ex-Google Executive Marissa Mayer Named as the New CEO of Yahoo

Ex-Google Executive Marissa Mayer Named as the New CEO of Yahoo

Marissa Mayer, an ex-Google executive who ran its search product and has extensive experience in the search business, has just been appointed as Yahoo's new CEO and President.

Steam to Sell More than Just Games?

Steam to Sell More than Just Games?

A slight slip up from Valve revealed extra categories and genres for the smartphone version of Steam that had nothing to do with their usual gaming fare. Could it be that we have another online store on our hands?

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