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Thursday, 25 Apr 2013
According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Amazon is planning to launch its own television set-top box. This TV-based device can be viewed as a natural extension to Amazon Instant Video that is an video-on-demand service currently only available in the United States.
Apple will be giving away 150 free Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013 tickets through the WWDC 2013 Student Scholarship. Students must be enrolled in one of Apple's four developer programs to be eligible to win a WWDC 2013 Student Scholarship.
Lawrence Hryb, the Director of Programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, has confirmed that the new Xbox will be unveiled on May 21st, with a showcase of the full lineup of games taking place later at E3.
Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013
AMD has unveiled the embedded G-series system on chip (SoC) platform that features the next generation 'Jaguar' CPU architecture and Radeon 8000 series graphics engine. It marks the company's strategic push to markets beyond that of the PC industry.
Geekphone has put out its two Firefox OS developer phones for sale. The phones have sold out within hours, but stocks are said to be replenished soon.
Microsoft has just announced the next wave of Surface Pro and Surface RT availability. The Surface Pro will land in Singapore before the end of June.
Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013
IBM has prototyped a water-cooled solar collector dish that can safely harness the power of 2,000 suns by focusing the sun's rays on hundreds of photovoltaic chips. This High Concentration PhotoVoltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system is capable of converting up to 80 per cent of the collected solar energy.
Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has revealed that a consumer version of Google Glass is at least a year away.
Available at S$369 from 27 April onwards, the ASUS Fonepad is a 7-inch handheld with 3G voice and mobile data for all the features of an Android smartphone, with the added convenience of a larger tablet display.
Twitter has recently confirmed that it will be closing TweetDeck mobile apps on May 7. TweetDeck apps for Android, iOS and Adobe AIR will be removed from their app stores and will cease to function. TweetDeck for web and Chrome however will still be kept alive, and will be updated weekly.