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Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Yahoo Board Approves Tumblr Acquisition for US$1.1 Billion *UPDATED*

Yahoo Board Approves Tumblr Acquisition for US$1.1 Billion *UPDATED*

Rumors had been circulating that Yahoo might be about to make big waves soon. Now, it is all but certain that the Yahoo board has approved a US$1.1 billion acquisition for the popular micro-blogging site Tumblr.

Sony Reveals PlayStation 4 Teaser

Sony Reveals PlayStation 4 Teaser

In a short clip, Sony has given glimpses and flashes of what their new gaming console, the PlayStation 4 will look like. Announced back in February, the full reveal of the PlayStation 4 is scheduled for Sony's E3 presentation on 10th June 2013.

Monday, 20 May 2013

ASRock Reveals A-Style 2T2R 802.11ac Wi-Fi Feature on New Intel 8-Series Boards

ASRock Reveals A-Style 2T2R 802.11ac Wi-Fi Feature on New Intel 8-Series Boards

ASRock has announced the availability of the A-Style 2T2R dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi module with Bluetooth v4.0 wireless technology. The new Wi-Fi chip will be featured on new select Intel 8-series motherboards.

5.9-inch Samsung Galaxy Note III to Debut at IFA in September

5.9-inch Samsung Galaxy Note III to Debut at IFA in September

Samsung officials confirm that the company will be unveiling the Galaxy Note III at IFA 2013 in Germany.

Friday, 17 May 2013

GPU Shipment Figures Released for Q1 2013; Intel Still Holds Lion's Share

GPU Shipment Figures Released for Q1 2013; Intel Still Holds Lion's Share

Jon Peddie Research has reported the shipment figures for graphics chips for Q1 of this year. It also tallied the market share figures for major players like Intel, AMD and NVIDIA. While Intel has retained the lion's share, it has slid 5.3 per cent compared to its last quarter.

Thursday, 16 May 2013

Adobe Confirms Lightroom will Stand Alone from Creative Cloud

Adobe Confirms Lightroom will Stand Alone from Creative Cloud

Adobe Product Manager Tom Hogarty has confirmed in a Google+ Hangout that Adobe has "no plans to make Lightroom subscription-only at any point in the future", in contrast to the rest of Adobe Creative Cloud apps which will be subscription only going forward.

AMD Announces Radeon HD 8970M Chip with Claims as Fastest Mobile GPU

AMD Announces Radeon HD 8970M Chip with Claims as Fastest Mobile GPU

AMD has unveiled its Radeon HD 8970M mobile graphics chip that is the most powerful from its Radeon HD 8000M stable. The new chip packs twice the number of stream processors as the 8870M graphics chip, and the company claims that it can be up to 54 per cent faster than NVIDIA's GeForce 680M.

Gmail Now Allows Users to Take Action Right from the Inbox

Gmail Now Allows Users to Take Action Right from the Inbox

Google has further improved Gmail's functionality with the addition of new quick action buttons in your inbox, which allow users to act on certain emails without needing to open them.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition Announced at Google I/O 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition Announced at Google I/O 2013

Google has announced a version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 that runs stock Android. Priced at US$649, it will be available on the Google Play store on June 26. It's unknown at the moment if this device will be sold in other markets.

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

NVIDIA Debuts Project Shield Handheld Gaming System at CES 2013 (Updated)

NVIDIA Debuts Project Shield Handheld Gaming System at CES 2013 (Updated)

NVIDIA has just announced the availability of Shield, its Android-powered handheld gaming console. It is priced at US$349 and the company is accepting pre-orders from 20th May for customers in United States and Canada only.

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