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Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013

Researchers Create Storage Medium Touted to Last a Million Years

Researchers Create Storage Medium Touted to Last a Million Years

Researchers from the University of Twente have created a storage medium that is touted to last a million years. The disk is able to store data reliably over such a long period of time primarily due to the use of tungsten as its construct material.

Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013

ASUS' G-Sync Monitor will Command a Considerable Premium

ASUS' G-Sync Monitor will Command a Considerable Premium

ASUS has just confirmed that its 24-inch G-Sync enhanced VG248QE monitor will be available first half of 2014 and will cost US$399.

John Carmack, Co-founder of iD Software, Doubts Success of Valve's Steam Machines

John Carmack, Co-founder of iD Software, Doubts Success of Valve's Steam Machines

John Carmack, co-founder of iD software and CTO of Oculus VR, has raised doubts about the success of Valve's upcoming Steam Machines. He expressed his concerns on the viability of the Linux-based gaming console, running on Steam OS.

Monday, 21 Oct 2013

Lenovo Signs Non-Disclosure Agreement with BlackBerry

Lenovo Signs Non-Disclosure Agreement with BlackBerry

Forbes reported that Lenovo Group has signed a non-disclosure agreement with BlackBerry. While its real intentions remain unknown, Forbes claims it is part of a grand plan to destroy BlackBerry.

Friday, 18 Oct 2013

BitTorrent Search Website Isohunt to Shut Down; Will Pay MPAA US$110 million

BitTorrent Search Website Isohunt to Shut Down; Will Pay MPAA US$110 million

Popular BitTorrent search website Isohunt has agreed today to shutdown all of its operations worldwide after losing its legal battle against the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America). The company, founded by Canadian Gary Fung, has also agreed to pay the movie studios that sued it US$110 million.

Ubuntu Launches on Mobile

Ubuntu Launches on Mobile

The Ubuntu Edge may have failed to see the light of day, but you can now create your own Ubuntu smartphone with the release of Ubuntu “Saucy Salamander” 13.10, the first Linux distribution to explicitly support smartphones and tablets (as well as desktop PCs).

Twitter to List on New York Stock Exchange, Shuns Tech-Heavy Nasdaq

Twitter to List on New York Stock Exchange, Shuns Tech-Heavy Nasdaq

Twitter will file its initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) instead of the tech-heavy Nasdaq. Its amended S-1 form, a requisite for IPO proceedings in the United States, revealed the company's intentions.

Google Nexus 5 Appears on Google Play Store, Priced at US$349 for 16GB Model

Google Nexus 5 Appears on Google Play Store, Priced at US$349 for 16GB Model

Google's upcoming Nexus 5 appears on the Play Store and comes with a price tag of US$349 for the 16GB model.

Acer's 8-inch Iconia W4 Tablet Unveiled; Runs Windows 8.1, Has an IPS Screen

Acer's 8-inch Iconia W4 Tablet Unveiled; Runs Windows 8.1, Has an IPS Screen

Acer has announced the Iconia W4, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet. Powered by an Intel Atom 1.8GHz processor, it now comes with an IPS display for wide viewing angles. Prices start from US$330.

Thursday, 17 Oct 2013

Sony Rolling Out Software Updates for Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra

Sony Rolling Out Software Updates for Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra

Sony will be rolling out software updates for the Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra starting from 15 October. The updates are expected to bring performance and stability improvements. Hit the link to find out more about the tweaks.

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