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Friday, 27 Jul 2012
Kipon, a China-based photography accessories maker, has announced that it has developed two electronic adapters for mounting Canon EF lenses on Sony Alpha NEX and Micro Four Thirds-based mirrorless camera bodies.
Apple's legal disputes with Samsung continue, but this time, the Cupertino company may have an ace up its sleeve: Samsung's own internal documents that allegedly openly admit that the South Korean company mimicked the iPad, and was told off by Google for doing so.
Rumor has it that Twitter is about take another big step forward in becoming a bona fide media company with plans to host and produce its own web TV content. Talks with Hollywood producers are reportedly underway.
Thursday, 26 Jul 2012
Sapphire has launched its Radeon HD 7970 Vapor-X Edition graphics cards. The top-of-the-line Vapor-X HD7970 card features 6GB of GDDR5 video memory while the second card has half of it at 3GB. Both cards feature the AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition GPU as well as the Vapor-X cooler.
Not much is known about Huawei's upcoming MediaPad 7 Lite tablet so far, except that it would run on a near-stock build of ICS, feature an IPS display capable of 1080p HD video playback and support "cellular voice calls, SMS and MMS via 3G".
Reports point to Dell as being the next manufacturer to participate in building Windows RT devices. However, recent reports say otherwise, indicating that Dell might be left out of the upcoming Windows RT launch.
A Swedish online tech store, Webhallen, was found to have the retail prices of Windows Surface tablets listed on its site. The prices indicated for the ARM-based Windows RT tablets, are much higher than an iPad with similar specs.
Google has updated its search function with another useful feature: a full-fledged scientific calculator. Need to solve an equation quickly? Hit the link for more details.
ARM Holdings and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) have announced their agreement to produce 64-bit ARM chips for use in mobile and enterprise markets that require both high performance and energy efficiency. These chips will feature TSMC's FinFET transistors that promises leakage reduction.
Gabe Newell, former Microsoft employee, and now co-founder and managing director of video game developer Valve, has condemned Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS as "a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space."