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Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013
Most of us may own a smartphone or two, but feature phones are still very much alive, and are still popular in emerging markets. Because of that Google recently updated Gmail for feature phone browsers, making it faster and even easier to use than before.
To improve security in Ultrabooks, Micron has just unveiled the world's first serial NOR flash interface with replay-protected monotonic counter (RPMC). These flash memory are validated for future Intel Ultrabook platforms.
Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013
Nissan has just unveiled its Nismo smartwatch concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The smartwatch will allow its wearer to view telemetry and biometric data to help drivers improve their driving performance.
Seagate has just announced it has shipped over one million shingled magnetic recording (SMR) hard disk drives (HDDs). The company strongly believes SMR is the next generation storage technology that will enable 20TB HDDs to be a reality by 2020.
Monday, 9 Sep 2013
A promotional document for Apple's upcoming iPhone 5S has leaked on the Internet, which reveals the new features of the device.
Windows Phone Central obtained an alleged image of Nokia's upcoming 6-inch Lumia 1520. Hit the link to find out more. (Update: More images of the device leaked, including comparison shots with the 5-inch Sony Xperia Z.)
Instagram is preparing to monetize its business, and that might mean its 150 million active users will be seeing ads in Instagram within the year. The team at Instagram aren't clear on how ads on Instagram will look like, but are learning from the mobile mistakes that its parent company, Facebook, has made in the past.
Friday, 6 Sep 2013
The HDMI 2.0 specifications have been announced, which features bandwidth that has been updated to 18Gbps, from 10.2Gbps of the older HDMI 1.4. Besides this, HDMI 2.0 also boasts of support for 4K video at a resolution of 3,840 by 2,160 pixels. The new standard is backward compatible with its earlier versions.
After suffering US$15 billion in losses over the last two financial years, Panasonic has announced that it will pull out of the consumer smartphone market. This comes just a year after attempting to expand its smartphone business to Europe in March 2012.
Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013
Western Digital has updated its WD Red series with the inclusion of 2.5-inch drives. Previously, only 3.5-inch drives were available from this series that is designed for SOHO network attached storage (NAS) systems.