- Reads from WWW
Thursday, 20 Sep 2012
Intel is actively developing a palm vein reading technology that it hopes will replace the need for passwords in the future. This technology was recently demonstrated at IDF 2012 by Intel director of security research, Mr. Sridhar Iyengar.
New iPad Mini assembled photos and a hands-on video have emerged since last week's major Apple event, with the dummy unit/real thing showcasing a pretty complete exterior, one that's in line with previous rumors about it resembling the iPod Touch.
Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012
Intel has clarified by stating its support for Linux and Android for its forthcoming 'Clover Trail' Atom CPUs. This new series of Atom CPUs will exclusively support Windows 8 at their launch. Support for Linux and Android operating systems will come later, in the form of a separate hardware release.
The rumored 5.0-inch Galaxy S 4 is said to make its first appearance at next year's Mobile World Congress event and be released globally in March, an ambitious timeline the company wishes to adhere to after the unveiling of Apple's iPhone 5 event. Since then, Samsung has dismissed the rumor.
Microsoft releases a temporary software fix for a newly discovered vulnerability in its Internet Explorer web browser, which attackers can exploit by installing the Poison Ivy trojan.
Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012
Google has just forked out an undisclosed amount for Snapseed's developers, Nik Software. Snapseed is a mobile photo-editing software, and they're also allegedly Instagram's biggest rival.
AMD's new Hondo APU will only support Windows 8 at launch, according to The Inquirer who spoke to Mr. Steve Belt, corporate VP of ultra-low power products. AMD is forgoing support for the Android OS for now; however, it is possible to install Linux on devices powered by this new APU.
Panasonic unveils two Pro DJ headsets in commemoration of its turntable system's 40th anniversary. The Technics RP-DJ1205 and RP-DH1250 premium headphones will go on sale in October 2012. Pre-orders are already available via Panasonic.com.
Monday, 17 Sep 2012
Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer has revealed just how much you'd need to score a Microsoft Surface tablet - somewhere between US$300 and US$800.
Microsoft stated that Office for Windows RT will come pre-installed on Windows RT devices; however, it will be a preview version of Office Home and Student 2013. Customers will receive a free upgrade to the final version of the suite via Windows Update starting in November 2012 through January 2013.