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Thursday, 26 Jul 2012

Swedish Website Lists Microsoft Surface Tablet Prices

Swedish Website Lists Microsoft Surface Tablet Prices

A Swedish online tech store, Webhallen, was found to have the retail prices of Windows Surface tablets listed on its site. The prices indicated for the ARM-based Windows RT tablets, are much higher than an iPad with similar specs.

Google Search Now Comes with Scientific Calculator

Google Search Now Comes with Scientific Calculator

Google has updated its search function with another useful feature: a full-fledged scientific calculator. Need to solve an equation quickly? Hit the link for more details.

ARM and TSMC Collaborate on 64-bit ARM CPUs with FinFET Transistors

ARM and TSMC Collaborate on 64-bit ARM CPUs with FinFET Transistors

ARM Holdings and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) have announced their agreement to produce 64-bit ARM chips for use in mobile and enterprise markets that require both high performance and energy efficiency. These chips will feature TSMC's FinFET transistors that promises leakage reduction.

Valve's Gabe Newell Says

Valve's Gabe Newell Says "Windows 8 is a Catastrophe"

Gabe Newell, former Microsoft employee, and now co-founder and managing director of video game developer Valve, has condemned Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS as "a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space."

Cisco Systems to Axe 1,300 Employees

Cisco Systems to Axe 1,300 Employees

Cisco Systems announces that the company plans to cut 1,300 jobs, or approximately two percent of its global workforce, as it continues to streamline the organization's operations to focus on core businesses.

Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012

NVIDIA Offers a New Dawn

NVIDIA Offers a New Dawn

NVIDIA has released a new DirectX 11 demo titled "A New Dawn" to demonstrate the performance and capabilities of its flagship GeForce GTX 690 graphics card.

Upcoming iPod Touch to Be Similar to iPhone 5 and 4S?

Upcoming iPod Touch to Be Similar to iPhone 5 and 4S?

Apple will be updating their iPod touch this year "using the same in-cell display technology rumored to be used in the next iPhone", according to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The device will also be closely modeled after the iPhone 4S as well, according to Japanese blog Macotakara.

Facebook Possibly Working on

Facebook Possibly Working on "Want" Button

Facebook's IPO might not be doing so well right now, but with 900 million users in tow, opportunities for increasing revenue are always there. A "want" button might just be the key to unlocking Facebook's immense commercial potential.

Lytro Hits Windows

Lytro Hits Windows

Previously, images taken by Lytro's innovative light field camera could only be processed by Mac users as the software is not supported by Windows. But that's about to change: Lytro has released a Windows-compatible version of its photo-processing software today.

Qualcomm Shows Off New Quad-Core Chipset, Tops Benchmark Charts

Qualcomm Shows Off New Quad-Core Chipset, Tops Benchmark Charts

Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor, the APQ8064 delivered quite impressive results on several benchmarks. Developers can purchase the mobile development platform (MDP) kit for US$1,299.

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