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Monday, 13 May 2013
ASUS has just announced that the Xonar U7 USB sound card and headphone amplifier will be available in Singapore at the end of May.
According a Q1, 2013 report by Canalys, 59.5 percent of all smart devices in the market -- 308.7 million smartphones, tablets and notebooks -- were running Google's Android operating system. Apple was in second place with a 19.3 percent market share and Microsoft had a market share of 18.1, just slightly behind Apple.
If the automakers can get behind a unified standard, we could soon be seeing cars with a standard OS that will let us quickly setup our favorite radio stations, GPS and even seat position settings.
Frustrated that your Surface Pro's pen doesn't support pressure sensitivity in apps like Photoshop? We've the answer for you: Head over to Wacom's website now to download the new Windows 8 driver.
A leaked Google Play Services (v3.1.36) update file contains codes that hint at a new multi-player social gaming network called Google Games. This new gaming network (expected to be revealed during Google I/O) will be similar to Apple's Game Center for iOS and Microsoft's Xbox Live for Xbox, which includes leaderboards, achievements and more.
Facebook Home, Facebook's customized Android launcher app, has not been the overwhelming success CEO Mark Zuckerberg was hoping for. After an initial rush of interest, the app continues to plummet down the Google Play download rankings, showing universal decline in every country.
Friday, 10 May 2013
In the first quarter of 2013, Apple managed to regain fifth place in the Chinese mobile market with an eight percent market share. For the last two quarters in 2012, it was languishing in 6th place, while Samsung remained firmly in the top spot with a 20 percent market share.
ASUS posted a video on YouTube to tease its upcoming products at Computex 2013, which will include a new Transformer tablet with a stylus.
Thursday, 9 May 2013
Scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in the United States, claimed that they have been using a quantum internet for the last two and a half years. Their version of such a network involves a hub-and-spoke layout where a central hub is responsible of interlinking quantum networks.
According to a report by PC World, HP will be standardizing the design and features of all of its notebooks and tablets to cut manufacturing costs and help customers better identify its products.