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Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013

Samsung Introduces New 3D Vertical NAND Flash

Samsung Introduces New 3D Vertical NAND Flash

Samsung has just introduced the world's first 3D Vertical NAND memory chip, which it says can help overcome the limitations of current flash technology.

WhatsApp Introducing Voice Messaging Feature

WhatsApp Introducing Voice Messaging Feature

WhatsApp, a popular cross-platform mobile messaging app, has announced that a new voice messaging feature will be made available to all users on all platforms by the end of the week. Users can now push a button to record voice messages, while releasing the button sends the message automatically.

Windows Phone 8 Getting Bing Updates

Windows Phone 8 Getting Bing Updates

Microsoft has announced that Bing on Windows Phone 8 is getting a new look and some new features. First up, the number of Bing search result categories will be reduced to three: Web, Images, and Videos.

Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013

Tip: Fix Surface RT Battery Drain Under Windows RT 8.1 Preview By Enabling Bluetooth

Tip: Fix Surface RT Battery Drain Under Windows RT 8.1 Preview By Enabling Bluetooth

Is your Microsoft Surface RT tablet facing severe battery drain during connected standby mode after you installed Windows RT 8.1 Preview on it? Here's an unconventional (but simple) fix you can try.

Google Chrome Test Build Briefly Gets Touch Controls

Google Chrome Test Build Briefly Gets Touch Controls

Google is currently testing touch-friendly features on the test build of its Chrome Browser. In its latest build (nightly Canary build), a slide-to-navigate feature had been discovered. This feature allows users to simply swipe to navigate between web pages.

Monday, 5 Aug 2013

Microsoft Cuts Surface Pro Price In 5 Countries, Singapore Not One Of Them

Microsoft Cuts Surface Pro Price In 5 Countries, Singapore Not One Of Them

Microsoft has dropped the price of its Surface Pro tablet by US$100 in the U.S., Canada, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan till August 29. Would we see a price cut here too?

Android Device Manager Helps Find Your Lost Phone

Android Device Manager Helps Find Your Lost Phone

Google will be rolling out a new feature called Android Device Manager which will be able to help pinpoint the location of lost devices, as well as get it to ring at maximum volume. Users can expect to start using the new service by the end of August.

Torchlight 2 Could Still Come to the Mac

Torchlight 2 Could Still Come to the Mac

Fans who have been waiting for a Mac version of Torchlight 2 have been told that the company has run into "unexpected complexities" porting the game, but assured that they are working on resolving it soon.

Qualcomm Executive Argues Eight-Core Processors are Unnecessary

Qualcomm Executive Argues Eight-Core Processors are Unnecessary

A Qualcomm senior executive has spoken out strongly about the needlessness of eight-core processors for mobile phones. Senior vice president, Mr. Anand Chandrasekher said that the company will not build such a processor as "we don't do dumb things." He was addressing the Taiwanese media at a roundtable discussion.

Friday, 2 Aug 2013

Next-Gen Amazon Kindle Fire HD Tablet Specs Revealed

Next-Gen Amazon Kindle Fire HD Tablet Specs Revealed

Google's upcoming Nexus 7 successor may have some stiff competition on its hands as specs of Amazon's next-gen Kindle Fire HD tablets have been revealed, and they look extremely impressive.

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