- Reads from WWW
Friday, 15 Nov 2013
Snapchat has reportedly turned down a US$3 Billion all-cash offer from Facebook. The messaging app, which is only two years old, seems to holding out for a better valuation.
The AMD Radeon R9 270 graphics card was launched this week, making it the latest addition to the R9 series that was announced in late September this year. Check out the wares from various add-in card partners!
Thursday, 14 Nov 2013
Sony's Playstation 4 App for Android and iOS has appeared in the North American iTunes and Google Play app stores. The app lets users view and interact with the PlayStation Network and view information through the "What's New feature." It is expected to launch locally on 19th December to coincide with the local launch of the PS4.
Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013
A new feature for Google's Chrome Beta will display a speaker icon on the right hand side of a tab to denote audio being played. This can help users quickly locate noisy tabs and deal with them.
Monday, 11 Nov 2013
Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is developing iPhones with bigger displays and curved glass for release next year. In addition, Apple is said to testing new pressure-sensitive technology which can detect various levels of pressure.
Friday, 8 Nov 2013
Google is locking down Chrome for Windows users by blocking the downloading and installation of any Chrome extensions not found in the company's own Chrome Web Store. Google says that malicious extensions that take advantage of the option to side-load additional extensions upon install are the "leading cause of complaints from our Windows users."
General Electric is experimenting with 3D painting or cold spray technology to repair metal parts. This process involves spraying metal powders at high speeds (up to Mach 4) to add material to an existing metal part for repairs. Akin to 3D printing, it can also be used to build a metal component.
Sony reveals in a blog post on its Android upgrade roadmap for existing devices.
Microsoft says it's aware of targeted attacks mainly in the Middle East and South Asia, which affect customers using Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Office 2003-2010, and all supported versions of Microsoft Lync. While a security update is in the works, concerned users can apply a Microsoft Fix it solution now.
Thursday, 7 Nov 2013
Seagate has just announced that its Samsung hard drive division will be shipping the 2.5-inch Spinpoint M9T, a 2TB HDD that measures only 9.5mm, making it the world's thinnest in the market -- for now.