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Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012

AMD's Hondo APU will Only Support Windows 8 at Launch

AMD's Hondo APU will Only Support Windows 8 at Launch

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 Introduces Two Premium Technics Pro DJ Headphones

Panasonic Introduces Two Premium Technics Pro DJ Headphones

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

Ballmer Gives Microsoft Surface Tablet a Price Range

Ballmer Gives Microsoft Surface Tablet a Price Range

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.

Office for Windows RT Expected to Ship in November

Office for Windows RT Expected to Ship in November

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.

Friday, 14 Sep 2012

NVIDIA Officially Launches GeForce GTX 650 GPU (Updated!)

NVIDIA Officially Launches GeForce GTX 650 GPU (Updated!)

NVIDIA has officially launch the GeForce GTX 650 GPU. It features the full implementation of a Kepler GK107 chip, with 384 CUDA cores, clocked at 1058MHz. We first reported on its possible launch in August this year and it appears that most of the technical details leaked are accurate.

Hitachi GST Announces Helium-Filled Hard Disk Drive Platform

Hitachi GST Announces Helium-Filled Hard Disk Drive Platform

Hitachi GST has announced its new helium-filled hard disk drive platform. This radical technology is touted to reduce power consumption by around 23 percent and in turn helps to lower overall operating temperatures by up to four degree Celsius. The company plans to ship such HDDs by 2013.

Ping No More: Apple to Shutdown iTunes Social Network on September 30th

Ping No More: Apple to Shutdown iTunes Social Network on September 30th

Having struggled against the likes of social networking giants such as Facebook, Apple has decided to kill its music-based social network on September 30th after an ineffective two-year spell.

Thursday, 13 Sep 2012

AMD's SeaMicro Launches New Servers with AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon CPUs

AMD's SeaMicro Launches New Servers with AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon CPUs

AMD's SeaMicro has just launched its new SM15000 servers that feature AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon CPUs. They are aimed squarely at the cloud computing market. These products updates to its server platform are its first since being acquired by AMD earlier this year.

iTunes Facelift Coming in October

iTunes Facelift Coming in October

Everyone knew that the Apple event will usher in new changes. But besides the hardware, there are also changes being made to the software. A new and improved version of the iTunes platform can be expected in October.

Chrome for Android 4.1 Receives Reinforced Sandbox

Chrome for Android 4.1 Receives Reinforced Sandbox

Google releases a strengthened sandbox for Chrome for Android 4.1, while users of Chrome for Android 4.0+ will receive security fixes and feature updates for the mobile web browser.

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