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Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013

S$988 16GB iPhone 5S Costs Apple About S$250 To Make

S$988 16GB iPhone 5S Costs Apple About S$250 To Make

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 Announces SteamOS

Valve Announces SteamOS

Valve has announced their new SteamOS, an operating system based on Linux and designed for the living room gaming PC.

Monday, 23 Sep 2013

Die Shot of Apple A7 Processor Revealed

Die Shot of Apple A7 Processor Revealed

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.

iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor Hacked by Chaos Computer Club

iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor Hacked by Chaos Computer Club

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

Specifications of Top-End AMD 'Hawaii' R9 290X GPU Leaked

Specifications of Top-End AMD 'Hawaii' R9 290X GPU Leaked

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.

Thursday, 19 Sep 2013

Google Launches Calico, Wants to Fight Aging and Disease

Google Launches Calico, Wants to Fight Aging and Disease

Known for taking "moon shots", Google has just announced the creation of Calico, a new company that will focus on health and tech, and aims to fight aging and disease.

CyanogenMod Becomes Cyanogen Inc

CyanogenMod Becomes Cyanogen Inc

With funding of US$7 million from Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures, CyanogenMod has become CyanogenMod Inc. The news was broken by Steve Kodnic

7 Tips for Using iOS 7

7 Tips for Using iOS 7

iOS 7 is available for download today, and after installation you might have noticed that things are looking a little different on your iPhone. Here are seven tips you should know before you start using the new OS.

Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013

Google Acquires Bump

Google Acquires Bump

Google has bought Bump for an as of yet undisclosed figure. Bump was a simple tool to help share files between smartphones by tapping them together. The Bump team were also responsible for photo album app Flock.

iOS Users Get Data Compression Feature on Chrome

iOS Users Get Data Compression Feature on Chrome

With Android users having had the opportunity to test the data compression feature on Chrome Beta, it's now time for iOS users of Chrome to try out this new feature.

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