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Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013

IBM Prototypes Solar Power Collector with Liquid Cooling System

IBM Prototypes Solar Power Collector with Liquid Cooling System

IBM has prototyped a water-cooled solar collector dish that can safely harness the power of 2,000 suns by focusing the sun's rays on hundreds of photovoltaic chips. This High Concentration PhotoVoltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system is capable of converting up to 80 per cent of the collected solar energy.

Don't Expect to be Wearing Google Glass Before 2014

Don't Expect to be Wearing Google Glass Before 2014

Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has revealed that a consumer version of Google Glass is at least a year away.

ASUS Rolls Out 7-inch Fonepad with 3G Mobile Data and Voice Calling

ASUS Rolls Out 7-inch Fonepad with 3G Mobile Data and Voice Calling

Available at S$369 from 27 April onwards, the ASUS Fonepad is a 7-inch handheld with 3G voice and mobile data for all the features of an Android smartphone, with the added convenience of a larger tablet display.

TweetDeck Mobile Apps to be Closed on May 7

TweetDeck Mobile Apps to be Closed on May 7

Twitter has recently confirmed that it will be closing TweetDeck mobile apps on May 7. TweetDeck apps for Android, iOS and Adobe AIR will be removed from their app stores and will cease to function. TweetDeck for web and Chrome however will still be kept alive, and will be updated weekly.

Monday, 22 Apr 2013

AMD Rehires Former CTO of Graphics Product Group, Raja Koduri

AMD Rehires Former CTO of Graphics Product Group, Raja Koduri

AMD revealed its former CTO of Graphics Product Group, Mr. Raja Koduri has rejoined its ranks after he left Apple. He will lead engineering efforts in visual computing, reporting to Chief Technology Officer Mark Papermaster, another former Apple executive.

Coming Soon: Smaller Windows 8 Tablets

Coming Soon: Smaller Windows 8 Tablets

Microsoft has confirmed that it's working with PC OEMs to develop smaller Windows 8 tablets. But there's no word on whether a 7 or an 8-inch member will be added to the Surface family.

Friday, 19 Apr 2013

Sigma Announces World's First F/1.8 Constant Aperture Zoom Lens

Sigma Announces World's First F/1.8 Constant Aperture Zoom Lens

The widest aperture a zoom lens could achieve was f/2.8. All that has changed with Sigma announcing the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art lens, which features a maximum wide aperture of f/1.8 throughout its entire zoom range.

Thursday, 18 Apr 2013

Glasses.com's 3D Fit Mobile App Scans Your Face, Lets You Try on Virtual Glasses

Glasses.com's 3D Fit Mobile App Scans Your Face, Lets You Try on Virtual Glasses

3D Fit is a mobile app from Glasses.com that enables you to see how glasses look on your 3D model via augmented reality.

Rumor: AMD Radeon HD 7990 to Be Launched End April

Rumor: AMD Radeon HD 7990 to Be Launched End April

According to a report by Ocaholic, the AMD Radeon HD 7990 card will be officially launched on 24th April. The card is reported to feature two 'improved' Tahiti GPUs, and they will be kept cool with a triple-fan cooling system.

Next Gen LG Optimus G Coming in Q3 2013

Next Gen LG Optimus G Coming in Q3 2013

LG Head of Mobile Marketing, Won Kim told Engadget that the second generation of Optimus G will be unveiled sometime in Q3 2013.

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