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Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012

Victor Poor, An Early Microprocessor Engineer, Passed Away Last Week at Age 79

Victor Poor, An Early Microprocessor Engineer, Passed Away Last Week at Age 79

Victor Poor, a pioneer microprocessor engineer, passed away last Friday at age 79, following his battle with pancreatic cancer. His work in Intel lead to the creation of the 8008 and 8088 microprocessor families that became the foundation for Intel's creation of the modern x86 CPU.

LG Announces Global Availability of Optimus Vu

LG Announces Global Availability of Optimus Vu

LG announced that its largest smartphone will be making its global debut in September. The international version of the device will be equipped with a different processor from that of its Korean counterpart.

Lenovo Announces 5-inch Quad-Core Smartphone

Lenovo Announces 5-inch Quad-Core Smartphone

The Lenovo K860 has an impressive specs sheet that can possibly rival that of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note II and LG Optimus Vu.

Apple Valued at a Record High of US$623 Billion

Apple Valued at a Record High of US$623 Billion

Based on the new stock prices, Apple has become the most valuable company of all time. The tech company is now valued at US$623 Billion surpassing the previous record high set by Microsoft.

Friday, 17 Aug 2012

Kingston Announces Updated HyperX Predator Memory Modules

Kingston Announces Updated HyperX Predator Memory Modules

Kingston just announced its updated HyperX Predator DRAM modules. The updated series boasts of memory kits of larger capacities and each module features a newly designed heatspreader. With support for Intel XMP 1.3 and higher rated frequencies, the HyperX Predator series is primed for top performance.

Intel Finally Releases New RST Driver, Adds TRIM Support to SSDs in RAID 0 Array

Intel Finally Releases New RST Driver, Adds TRIM Support to SSDs in RAID 0 Array

The new Rapid Storage Technology (RST) driver has been released by Intel. It will enable TRIM for Intel SSDs in RAID configurations; however, the driver is only supported on Intel Z77 Express chipset-based systems that are operating on Windows 7.

Canon Recalls DSLR Cameras Over Skin Rash Concerns (Update)

Canon Recalls DSLR Cameras Over Skin Rash Concerns (Update)

Japanese digital camera maker, Canon, says it is recalling some of its EOS 650D DSLR cameras over worries of a chemical used in their production which may trigger a skin rash or an allergic reaction.

Nokia Alleged to Announce Two Lumia WP8 Devices at Nokia World Event (Update)

Nokia Alleged to Announce Two Lumia WP8 Devices at Nokia World Event (Update)

With Windows Phone 8 slated for a fall release this year, recent reports point at the possibility of Nokia introducing two Lumia Windows Phone 8 handsets on September 5th, coincidentally the first day of its Nokia World event, according to Chinese website WPDang.

Facebook Shares Tumble to New Lows

Facebook Shares Tumble to New Lows

As Facebook shares tumble to new lows, its CEO Mark Zuckerberg has admitted for the first time that tumbling share prices could hurt them.

RIM Standardizes BlackBerry 10 Screen Resolution

RIM Standardizes BlackBerry 10 Screen Resolution

After obtaining feedback from the developer community, Research in Motion decides to standardize the screen resolution for its upcoming BlackBerry 10 devices.

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