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Monday, 15 Jul 2013
Amar Bose, the high-end audio pioneer who founded Bose Corporation, has just passed away. He was 83.
CPU World has reported the availability of the AMD FX-9370 and FX-9590 CPUs in the United States. The eight-core AMD FX-9590 is able to reach a clock speed of 5GHz due to its Turbo Core feature. However, it is reported that both processors have an extreme high thermal design power (TDP) of 220W!
Friday, 12 Jul 2013
According to Epic Games founder, Tim Sweeney, graphics in games will be indistinguishable from reality, leaving developers to ponder other aspects of game development.
Google has recently just announced that next generation Chrome packaged apps can now be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store. Simply put, these are offline apps that give the browser more access to your system's resources, effectively blurring the lines between browser and OS.
LG Display has revealed a 5.2-inch LCD panel that it says is the world’s slimmest full HD panel for smartphones. We won’t be surprised if this is the display that will be used on the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone, the Optimus G2.
In an internal memo, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, explains his plans for a "One Microsoft" by massively altering the company's organization and creating a number of new divisions. The biggest change is the creation of a new operating systems engineering group that will span across console, mobile device, and PC.
Twitter releases another update to the Android version of Vine, bringing it closer in terms of functionality to the iOS version. Hit the jump for more details on the update.
PC shipments have continued to decline since they registered their sharpest drop in the first quarter of this year. According to data from IDC and Gartner, their global shipment levels have dropped roughly 11% in Q2, year-on-year. Lenovo is the top PC vendor now, taking the crown from HP.
Thursday, 11 Jul 2013
Apple is rumored to be making a switch to using IGZO displays for the iPad and MacBook. This is according to Patently Apple who said the move by the company was to reduce power consumption of these devices.
Google is said to have allowed Motorola Mobility to spend US$500 million or more to market the upcoming Moto X smartphone globally. In 2012, Samsung and Apple spent S$400 million and US$333 million respectively on marketing mobile devices in the US.