- Reads from WWW
Friday, 6 Sep 2013
After suffering US$15 billion in losses over the last two financial years, Panasonic has announced that it will pull out of the consumer smartphone market. This comes just a year after attempting to expand its smartphone business to Europe in March 2012.
Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013
Western Digital has updated its WD Red series with the inclusion of 2.5-inch drives. Previously, only 3.5-inch drives were available from this series that is designed for SOHO network attached storage (NAS) systems.
AllThingsD reports that Apple is going to hold a special event on 10 September to launch the next iPhone. (Update: Apple sent out a media invite for a special invite on 10 September.)
Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013
Acer has just revealed an update to the Acer Aspire R7, a 15-inch convertible notebook with an Ezel Hinge -- a single hinge at the back of the machine that lets you tilt the display in a myriad of different ways. The new model now comes with an Intel fourth generation processor, as well as a bundled active pen (N-trig technology).
ZF Friedrichshafen and its partner Levant Power Corp. have created the world's first active suspension system for cars that can generate power.
LG announces its 55-inch Gallery OLED TV, which is designed to look like a painting. The TV set unveiled at IFA 2013 also sports two forward-facing speakers are also hidden within the "canvas" of the TV set.
Monday, 2 Sep 2013
According to motherboard makers, AMD's upcoming new CPUs utilizing the FM2+ socket design will only be compatible with new FM2+ motherboards. However, the new FM2+ motherboards will be backwards compatible with FM2 APUs.
Over the weekend, a few of HTC's top designers have been detained by Taiwanese police. They were suspected of filing fraudulent expense claims, as well as stealing trade secrets for use in a mobile design firm they were supposed to run.
ASUS is set to unveil a new Transformer Pad tablet on 4 September. The new device is believed to be a more affordable model of the Tegra 4-powered Transformer Pad Infinity announced at Computex 2013.
Rumors of Google developing its own smart watch has gained further traction now that it has recently confirmed that it has acquired smart watch maker WIMM Labs some time ago.