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Thursday, 3 Apr 2014

Amazon Launches Fire TV Set-top Box for US$99

Amazon Launches Fire TV Set-top Box for US$99

Amazon has just launched its new Fire TV set-top box that lets users enjoy video content from Amazon, Hulu, Netflix and more for just US$99.

Leaked: Specs and Images of Dual-GPU AMD Radeon R9 295X2 Graphics Card

Leaked: Specs and Images of Dual-GPU AMD Radeon R9 295X2 Graphics Card

Details of the upcoming dual-GPU graphics card from AMD; the Radeon R9 295X2 has been leaked. At a glance, the card brings the previous generation ASUS ROG ARES II Radeon HD 7990 to mind.

Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014

Microsoft Slashes Prices on Azure to Match Amazon

Microsoft Slashes Prices on Azure to Match Amazon

Following Amazon's announcements to lower prices on their Web Service subscriptions, Microsoft is stepping up with cuts of their own, with reductions to Windows Azure services.

Quark Takes a Backseat as First Intel Edison Products will be Powered by Atom SoCs

Quark Takes a Backseat as First Intel Edison Products will be Powered by Atom SoCs

Intel has announced the extension of Intel Edison to a family of development boards. The key development is the use of a 22nm Intel Silvermont dual-core Atom SoC to replace the Quark SoC. Initially, Intel said the Edison development board was supposed to be based on the latter.

NHSTA Demands All New Cars to Have Rear-view Cameras by 2018

NHSTA Demands All New Cars to Have Rear-view Cameras by 2018

In a bid to increase safety for drivers and pedestrians, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decreed that all new cars in the U.S. must have rear-view cameras by 2018.

Google Unleashes Pokemon on Google Maps for April Fools'

Google Unleashes Pokemon on Google Maps for April Fools'

Every year Google makes April Fools' fun or at least humorous, and this year it involves you capturing Pokémon around the globe.

Images of Alleged Apple iPhone 6 Prototype from Foxconn Leaked

Images of Alleged Apple iPhone 6 Prototype from Foxconn Leaked

Images of a prototype Apple iPhone 6 being tested at Foxconn have been leaked on Weibo. The device appears to sport a thinner design with rounded edges like the current iPod Touch.

Monday, 31 Mar 2014

Amazon Slashes Prices of Cloud Storage to Match Google

Amazon Slashes Prices of Cloud Storage to Match Google

Amazon has just announced reductions to their Web Service subscriptions, offering better value to their customers. Hit the link to find out more.

SanDisk's ULLtraDIMM SSD Could be

SanDisk's ULLtraDIMM SSD Could be "Game-changing"

SanDisk has announced that its new ULLtraDIMM memory storage solution is now shipping for qualification with select enterprise servers, and some analysts believe it could be "game-changing".

Friday, 28 Mar 2014

Report: Worldwide Market for Tablets Expected to Grow by 38.6% in 2014

Report: Worldwide Market for Tablets Expected to Grow by 38.6% in 2014

According to Gartner, the worldwide market for tablets is expected to grow by 38.6%, with an estimated 2.7 billion units that will be shipped by the end of this year. This is due to strong demand for such devices in emerging markets, outside of North America.

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