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Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013

Teardown Reveals Xbox One Costs US$471 to Build

Teardown Reveals Xbox One Costs US$471 to Build

A Xbox One was stripped down to its bare components and analyzed. And according to the analysis, each console, along with the Kinect sensor and controller costs around US$481 to build.

Samsung Galaxy S5 to Have Multi-Party Conference Call Feature?

Samsung Galaxy S5 to Have Multi-Party Conference Call Feature?

A patent filing seems to suggest that Samsung may integrate multi-party conference call as a new software feature for its next Galaxy flagship phone.

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013

Microsoft Hints at Unified, Mobile-Centric Windows OS for the Future

Microsoft Hints at Unified, Mobile-Centric Windows OS for the Future

Speaking at last week's UBS Global Technology Conference, Microsoft executive vice president, Devices and Studios, Julie Larson-Green said it is not possible for the company to continue offering three disparate versions of Windows operating system.

Xbox One Doesn't Like Users Swearing at It

Xbox One Doesn't Like Users Swearing at It

Xbox One users have reported being banned from the Upload Studio app after being found to have created content with excessive foul language.

Can You Decipher this Internal Yahoo Memo?

Can You Decipher this Internal Yahoo Memo?

Yahoo is trying to get its employees to "eat its own dogfood". A leaked internal memo from Yahoo Senior Vice President of Communications Jeff Bonforte and Chief Information Officer Randy Roumillat shows them trying to convince 75 percent of their staff to switch to Yahoo Mail.

Give Your Old Speakers a New Lease of Life With Rocki

Give Your Old Speakers a New Lease of Life With Rocki

Have some old speakers lying around the house? The Kickstarter project, Rocki, will give your old speakers a new lease of life by turning them into wireless speakers.

HTC Unveils Gold One for the European Market

HTC Unveils Gold One for the European Market

HTC has unveiled a gold variant of its One smartphone, but it is only available in Europe at the moment.

Monday, 25 Nov 2013

John Carmack Resigns From id Software

John Carmack Resigns From id Software

Doom and Quake co-creator John Carmack has resigned from id Software, the company he co-founded in 1991, to concentrate full-time on his position as Chief Technology Officer at Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift technology.

Xbox One Users Report Disc Drive Issues

Xbox One Users Report Disc Drive Issues

A number of Xbox One owners are reporting issues with their consoles' disc drives, where it will click and grind whenever a disc is inserted and would not read discs properly.

Apple Acquires 3D Sensor Company PrimeSense

Apple Acquires 3D Sensor Company PrimeSense

Apple confirmed that it has acquired PrimeSense, an Israeli company that develops 3D sensor technology.

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