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Monday, 8 Apr 2013
At its NAB press conference in Las Vegas, Sony has revealed the U.S. pricing and availability details of its 55 and 65-inch 4K UHDTVs that we first saw at CES earlier this year. The company is also showing off two 4K OLED monitor prototypes at the industry event.
Scientists at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) have developed a new means of high-speed data transmission using LED lightbulbs. The technology uses standard off-the-shelf LED room lights for data transmission, with speeds of up to 3 Gbps possible.
Friday, 5 Apr 2013
Singapore is one of the several countries that will be getting the Qualcomm Snapdragon variant of the Samsung Galaxy S4. Hit the link to find out more.
According to Paul Thurrott of SuperSite for Windows fame, Outlook RT exists and looks to be edging closer to release. Regarding Office for iPad, he's heard that it would only arrive after Microsoft ships Outlook RT.
The HP chairman Ray Lane has stepped down from his position as head of the board of directors following the mismanaged saga of the acquisition of software company Autonomy. Two other board members are also stepping down, while investor and board member Ralph Whitworth is taking over as interim chairman.
Thursday, 4 Apr 2013
Disney has announced that it will down LucasArts, in the process killing off two upcoming Star Wars games and laying off some 200 employees.
Reuters reports that the second generation Nexus 7 will be launched in July with a higher resolution display, a Qualcomm processor and a thinner bezel.
Screenshots of Facebook Home and images of the devices are leaked a day before its official launch event. Hit the link to find out more.
According to ZDNet, Windows Blue will be officially named as Windows 8.1. As we have reported in August last year, the Redmond software giant has alleged plans in the pipeline to speed up the release cycle of their new Windows operating system. This development is in line with its decision.
Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013
Microsoft has started selling the Surface Pro in China yesterday. In addition to the regular edition that runs Windows 8 Pro, there's a new ‘Surface Chinese’ that only supports the Chinese language, runs Windows 8 (the core version), and comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013.