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Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011

Sandy Bridge-E CPUs Not Shipping with Stock Heatsink and Fan?

Sandy Bridge-E CPUs Not Shipping with Stock Heatsink and Fan?

It is rumored that the upcoming Core i7 processor from Intel, the 3820, 3930K and the 3960X will all ship without a cooler in the box.

HTC Sues Apple for Patent Infringement

HTC Sues Apple for Patent Infringement

HTC filed a lawsuit against Apple for infringing on three patents that it acquired from the purchase of ADC Technologies.

Google’s Acquisition of Motorola and its Impact on the Tablet Market

Google’s Acquisition of Motorola and its Impact on the Tablet Market

DisplaySearch's Richard Shim gives his take on Google's $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola and its impact on the tablet market.

Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011

Summon Auntie App Alerts Drivers of Potential Parking Fines

Summon Auntie App Alerts Drivers of Potential Parking Fines

Parking wardens, which are uniquely known as summon aunties here in Singapore, have become an icon to be feared. But a developer has just released an app known as Summon Auntie that alerts fellow drivers near their vehicles if a potential parking fine is heading their way.

Live Vicariously as US President Obama Via Foursquare

Live Vicariously as US President Obama Via Foursquare

So you want to know what it's like to be the US President Obama with all that jet-setting to all kinds of locations? Now you can, but only via Foursquare.

Google-Motorola Deal Said to Have US$2.5 Billion Reverse Breakup Fee

Google-Motorola Deal Said to Have US$2.5 Billion Reverse Breakup Fee

You already know that Google is buying Motorola for US$12.5 billion; but do you know that the search giant will have to pay Motorola US$2.5 billion if the deal doesn't go through?

Samsung to Get Their Day in Court

Samsung to Get Their Day in Court

Apple struck a major blow when it got an injunction prohibiting Samsung from selling its new Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the European market. Samsung however is appealing the ruling and will be showing up in court later this month.

PrimeSense Plans to Integrate Motion-Sensing Controls with Next-Gen TVs

PrimeSense Plans to Integrate Motion-Sensing Controls with Next-Gen TVs

PrimeSense, the Isreali company responsible for the motion-sensing tech inside Microsoft's Kinect, has announced plans to bring gesture controls to future breeds of Smart TVs.

Apple Used Misleading Photo to Ban Sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Apple Used Misleading Photo to Ban Sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

It turned out that Apple might have tampered with an image of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 to win an import ban against Samsung in Europe.

Monday, 15 Aug 2011

Google Acquires Motorola Mobility

Google Acquires Motorola Mobility

Google just announced that it is acquiring Motorola Mobility at approximately $12.5 billion (or $40 per share). This puts the search company in a better position to propagate its mobile OS to the masses.

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