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Friday, 18 Jul 2014

Microsoft announces it is laying off 18,000 workers

Microsoft announces it is laying off 18,000 workers

Microsoft has just announced that it will be laying off 18,000 employees, with most of them coming from the company's newly acquired Nokia Devices and Services unit.

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014

Xiaomi to unveil new Redmi and Redmi Note devices with 4G LTE on July 22?

Xiaomi to unveil new Redmi and Redmi Note devices with 4G LTE on July 22?

Xiaomi's event on July 22 may see the introduction of two upgraded models - the Redmi and Redmi Note - with 4G LTE connectivity. Hit the link to find out more.

Windows Phone 8.1/Lumia Cyan now available for Nokia Lumia 625 and 925; others to follow soon

Windows Phone 8.1/Lumia Cyan now available for Nokia Lumia 625 and 925; others to follow soon

Microsoft has started to rollout the Lumia Cyan update (which includes Windows Phone 8.1) to Nokia devices worldwide. In Singapore, the first phones to get it are the Lumia 625 and 925.

Samsung introduces new

Samsung introduces new "Level" premium audio products to do battle with Apple's Beats

In anticipation of future Apple Beats audio devices, Samsung is launching its four new premium "Level" audio products in the U.S., which includes two headphones, one earphone and a Bluetooth speaker.

Google adds bitcoin price conversions

Google adds bitcoin price conversions

Good news for anyone who obsessively tracks the roller coaster ride that is bitcoin currency value, the digital currency has now been added to Google's currency conversion feature.

Xiaomi Mi 4 to come with 5.5-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 805 and 4G support?

Xiaomi Mi 4 to come with 5.5-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 805 and 4G support?

Xiaomi's upcoming Mi 4 flagship smartphone is listed on an online retailer with a price tag and a full list of specs. As with any unofficial leaks and rumors, do take this with a pinch of salt as the information provided is unverified.

Visa launches new online payment method to hasten your checkout process

Visa launches new online payment method to hasten your checkout process

Trying to purchase something on your phone or tablet can get frustrating when you need to key in your 16-digit credit card number on a small screen. But Visa aims to solve that problem with its new payment method, Checkout.

Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014

Tory Burch brings the bling to Fitbit so you can wear your fitness tracker to upscale parties

Tory Burch brings the bling to Fitbit so you can wear your fitness tracker to upscale parties

Fitbit and Tory Burch recently launched a new collection to hopefully bring the words 'fashionable' in line with 'fitness tracker', and targets people who does not wear a silicone wristband solely because they think it's ugly.

Google's Project Zero will protect the Internet

Google's Project Zero will protect the Internet

Google has announced the creation of Project Zero, a team of researchers dedicated to uncovering zero-day vulnerabilities, flaws and other security issues that could represent a threat to internet users.

Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014

Samsung rumored to launch Galaxy Alpha smartphone on August 13

Samsung rumored to launch Galaxy Alpha smartphone on August 13

South Korean site ETNews.com reports that Samsung will be unveiling a metal-clad Galaxy Alpha on August 13 to take on Apple's upcoming iPhone(s). Could the Galaxy Alpha be the same device as the rumored-to-death Galaxy F? Hit the link to find out more!

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