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Monday, 14 Jan 2013
At CES 2013, Tactus Technology, a California-based company demonstrated a tablet whose touchscreen can morph into real physical buttons that rise up out of the surface on demand, and then recede back into the screen, leaving a perfectly flat, transparent surface when gone.
Samsung posted a photo on its Flickr page showing that its Galaxy S lineup of smartphones has sold over 100 million units since May 2010.
An analyst at Topeka Capital Markets reports that the fifth-gen iPad and second-gen iPad mini will be launched in March.
Friday, 11 Jan 2013
ST-Ericsson (STE) unveiled its latest quad-core processor, the NovaThor L8580. It can be clocked up to 2.5GHz and consumes 50% less power than its competitors.
Online retailer Amazon has launched an auto-ripping service which stores free digital copies of selected CDs purchased from its store. Customers can access the music via Amazon's Cloud Player or mobile apps.
Huawei will be introducing an ultra slim P series smartphone at MWC 2013, and will also be unveiling an eight-core chip in the second half of 2013.
Thursday, 10 Jan 2013
A recent music industry report compiled by the Nielsen Company & Billboard suggests that sales of digital music albums are on the rise, while CD sales are on the decline. More surprisingly, however, is the increase in vinyl sales in 2012.
Future notebooks with Intel's fourth generation processor codenamed "Haswell", must feature touchscreens in order to qualify for the "Ultrabook" trademark.
US-based system builder Digital Storm has unveiled Aventum II, their new PC chassis with customized liquid cooling system that features nickel plated copper piping. The chassis also boasts of a control board that controls up to 22 cooling fans via an exclusive application.
Besides its iM1836 interchangeable lens Android camera, Polaroid announced two Android 4.1 tablets at CES 2013. It also has a kids-friendly tablet which is available now at US$150.