- Reads from WWW
Monday, 29 Jul 2013
Intel will release a microcode patch that will block the CPU overclocking capabilities of non-Z87 motherboards. This is in response to motherboard manufacturers, who have offered unofficial overclocking support for unlocked 4th generation Intel Core processors on their H87, B85 and H81 boards.
Friday, 26 Jul 2013
TCL has announced its 50-inch Ultra HD 4K LED television for US$999. Currently only available in the United States, this aggressively-priced 4K TV is slated for launch in September.
As part of its "complex transition", Blackberry has confirmed that it has laid off 250 employees from its R&D and new product testing facility.
Sony has listed the Xperia devices that will be receiving the Android 4.3 update. Find out if your device is one of them.
Thursday, 25 Jul 2013
At a press event held in San Francisco, Google revealed Chromecast. The HDMI dongle is a device that will help users stream media from smart devices on to their TVs.
Intel recently announced that its new range of Y-Series fourth generation (Haswell) processors will be shipping to manufacturers later in the year. These low powered chips are said to have a 4.5W scenario design power (SDP), and will power devices such as tablets and hybrid PCs.
Microsoft was very quiet about indie game developers with regards to the Xbox One, but is now saying that it will allow indie game developers to self-publish. It also says retail consoles will double as debug units.
A study by researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology has uncovered substantial amounts of nano-sized particle emission in indoor air. The study claims to be the first to examine the amount of particle emission for 3D printers that are commercially available.
Updated with Kickstarter link. Startup company iblazr has revealed a new portable flash designed specifically for smartphones and tablets that uses four hi-end CREE LEDs to provide lighting for smartphone photographers.
Along with the brand new Google Nexus 7 tablet, Google also took the opportunity to unveil Android 4.3 -- an upgrade to Jelly Bean that brings with it a few new features like Bluetooth Smart support (Bluetooth Low-Energy) and restricted profiles.