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Friday, 28 Oct 2011

Samsung Overtakes Apple as the World's Top Phone Manufacturer

Samsung Overtakes Apple as the World's Top Phone Manufacturer

Samsung has finally overtook Apple as the world's top smartphone maker in the July-September period with a 44 percent jump in shipments, Reuter reports.

Google Reader to Get Changes Next Week

Google Reader to Get Changes Next Week

Like all the rest of the other Google products (including Gmail), Google Reader will be getting a facelift soon and to add on, further Google+ integration.

Samsung Galaxy Note Rolling Out in Germany on 29th October

Samsung Galaxy Note Rolling Out in Germany on 29th October

Samsung has officially announced their plans for the Samsung Galaxy Note - the handphone-tablet hybrid will start rolling out from Germany on the 29th.

New HP CEO Reverses PC Business Spin Off Decision

New HP CEO Reverses PC Business Spin Off Decision

The new HP CEO Meg Whitman, who took over from ex-CEO Leo Apotheker in September, has decided that keeping the PC Division would be good for business after all.

Thursday, 27 Oct 2011

Sony Acquires Ericsson Stake in Sony Ericsson

Sony Acquires Ericsson Stake in Sony Ericsson

Sony will be paying Ericsson a total of 1.05 billion euros to acquire the Swedish company's 50% stake in the Sony Ericsson mobile phone venture.

TSMC 28nm Technology in Volume Production

TSMC 28nm Technology in Volume Production

TSMC announced that its 28nm process is in volume production and production wafers have been shipped to customers. TSMC is the first foundry to provide such capabilities.

Google Chrome 15 Ready for Download

Google Chrome 15 Ready for Download

The new update for Google's web browser Chrome 15 has been moved into the Stable Channel and has been rolled out for users. Although you will not be prompted to update as of yet, the new version can be downloaded manually.

Netbooks a Dying Breed Thanks to Tablets

Netbooks a Dying Breed Thanks to Tablets

It's been set in motion ever since the wildly iPad burst into the scene, but now we can finally hear the death knell of the netbook as tablet sales numbers surpassed those of netbooks.

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime Spotted with New Keyboard Dock

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime Spotted with New Keyboard Dock

The quad-core ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime was caught in a few images showing off its new keyboard dock and a sleek aluminum chassis.

Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011

Apple iPhone 4S Price Plans for M1 Announced

Apple iPhone 4S Price Plans for M1 Announced

M1 will start selling the Apple iPhone 4S during itsmidnight launch event at the M1 Shop Paragon on 28th October. The 16GB version will cost S$505 for the lowest tier price plan at S$36 per month.

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