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Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013

Microsoft to Discontinue TechNet Subscription Service

Microsoft to Discontinue TechNet Subscription Service

Microsoft has announced plans to discontinue the TechNet Subscription service. Currently, it allows subscribers to try full version and beta software from Microsoft's extensive library, for an annual fee as low as US$199. However, this service will be retired by the end of August 2013.

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Apple Applies for "iWatch" Trademark in Japan, Mexico and Taiwan (Update)

Bloomberg reports that Apple is applying a trademark for "iWatch" in Japan, which raises speculation that the tech company is indeed working on a smartwatch. (Update: Apple submitted similar applications in Mexico and Taiwan.)

Maxthon Partners with AMD to Offer Web Browser Optimized for Next Gen APUs

Maxthon Partners with AMD to Offer Web Browser Optimized for Next Gen APUs

Maxthon has partnered with AMD to release its new Windows-based Maxthon Cloud browser, which is optimized for AMD's next generation of Accelerated Processing Units (APUs).

Mozilla: Firefox Tablet is Coming Soon

Mozilla: Firefox Tablet is Coming Soon

Mozilla states its intentions to go beyond smartphones for its Firefox OS.

Notebook Shipments Lowest in Three Years

Notebook Shipments Lowest in Three Years

Notebook contract manufacturers, mostly based in Taiwan, have been reporting low notebook shipments for a while now. However in Q1 2013, shipments hit the lowest point in three years -- lower than even what analysts have expected it to be.

Linux Kernel Version 3.10 Released

Linux Kernel Version 3.10 Released

Linux kernel version 3.10 has been released. While there may not be many major new subsystems, Linux 3.10 will provide a new method for SSD caching and upgrades to Radeon graphics drivers.

Monday, 1 Jul 2013

Specs of ASUS K009 Tablet Leaked, Could be Next Nexus 7 (Update)

Specs of ASUS K009 Tablet Leaked, Could be Next Nexus 7 (Update)

A recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) listing reveals the specs of an upcoming ASUS K009 tablet, which is marked "nexus" for "marketing purpose".

MIT Researchers See Through Walls with Wi-Fi

MIT Researchers See Through Walls with Wi-Fi

Researcher from MIT have demonstrated the ability to see through physical barriers including walls and doors, by using Wi-Fi signals to track the relative locations and the number of subjects behind such obstacles.

Yahoo Retiring AltaVista and 11 Other Products

Yahoo Retiring AltaVista and 11 Other Products

Yahoo has recently announced that it will be shutting down a total of 12 products in order to concentrate on products that have more value to the company.

Photos of Affordable iPhone Model Leaked

Photos of Affordable iPhone Model Leaked

Images of Apple's alleged affordable iPhone model have leaked online.

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