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Monday, 26 Aug 2013
Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has confessed his biggest regret during his stint is Windows Vista operating system. He told Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet that there are "side effects" from spending too much precious manpower on a product that failed to deliver.
According to reports, Apple is said to be testing 64-bit "A7" processors ahead of the eagerly anticipated new iPhone launch. In addition, these new processors are said to provide a substantial increase in performance.
While the Google Chromecast officially supports media from the Google Play store, Netflix and YouTube, there are third-party apps that allow users to stream their personal media to a TV. However a recent Chromecast update has disabled this feature, casting doubt on whether the Chromecast will officially support this feature.
Friday, 23 Aug 2013
Microsoft just announced that its current CEO, Steve Ballmer will retire in the next 12 months. The company will take this time to search for his successor.
Thursday, 22 Aug 2013
AMD is reportedly making plans to ship its next generation high-end GPUs in October this year. The upcoming GPUs are codenamed "Hawaii". Apparently, the company will be bypassing the Sea Islands GPUs that were next in line to replace the current AMD Radeon HD 7000 series GPUs.
Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013
At a press conference in Tokyo, Line Corporation revealed that it will introduce new services to its messaging app, which include video calls, Line Music, and Line Mall.
Viddsee, a regional platform for Southeast Asian short films, has announced a partnership with Tropfest SEA to screen finalist films from the short film festival.
LG Display has just revealed a 5.5-inch smartphone display with a stunning 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution and 538 PPI pixel density. According to LG, it's also the world's slimmest and narrowest panel, at just 1.21mm thick.
The Google+ Photos app, previously only available on Google's flagship Chromebook Pixel, is now available on all Chromebooks. It's an app that automatically extracts and uploads photos to your Google+ account from storage media (SD card) inserted into the Chromebook.
According to AMD, the current crop of AMD Radeon HD 7000 series GPUs lack support for DirectX 11.2 application programming interface (API). This is apparently due to a change in the final specification of the programming framework, which wasn't anticipated by AMD.