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Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

Microsoft drops annual fee for Windows Developer Centre accounts

Microsoft drops annual fee for Windows Developer Centre accounts

Microsoft is hoping to attract more app developers to its Windows and Windows Phone platforms by removing the annual renewal fee for Windows Developer Centre accounts.

Foxconn struggling to meet demand for new iPhones

Foxconn struggling to meet demand for new iPhones

Despite producing more than half a million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones combined, Foxconn says it is still struggling to meet demand.

Need more storage space when recording 4K video? There's always SanDisk

Need more storage space when recording 4K video? There's always SanDisk

To help with the issue of large 4K video file sizes, SanDisk has come up with the SanDisk Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-I card if you want to shoot 4K videos with your smartphone, tablet or action camera.

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014

SwiftKey arrives on iOS

SwiftKey arrives on iOS

With iOS 8, iPhone users can now choose their keyboard from a list of third party alternatives instead of relying on the native Apple keyboard. And one of the most popular Android keyboards, SwiftKey, is now available on iOS.

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

Don't like U2? Here's how you can remove them from your iTunes account

Don't like U2? Here's how you can remove them from your iTunes account

As part of last week's new iPhone and Apple Watch announcements, the company also gave all its iTunes customers free copies of U2's new album, much to the annoyance of some of its users. Here's how you can remove them.

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

According to numerous reports, Microsoft will announce a US$2.5 billion deal to acquire Mojang, the maker of the popular Minecraft game, later today.

Monday, 15 Sep 2014

Oppo N3 teased for October

Oppo N3 teased for October

Oppo is set to announce the N3 smartphone in October right here in Singapore.

Pre-orders for Apple iPhone 6 models hit 4 million in 24 hours, sets new record

Pre-orders for Apple iPhone 6 models hit 4 million in 24 hours, sets new record

Apple sets a new pre-order record with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus; 4 million units were taken within 24 hours.

City in China introduces 'cellphone lane' for pedestrians glued to their smartphones

City in China introduces 'cellphone lane' for pedestrians glued to their smartphones

Some places have bicycle lanes; Chongqing, China has a phone lane. The designated sidewalk is intended for pedestrians glued to their smartphone screens and includes two way demarcations to try to prevent collisions between distracted phone users.

Friday, 12 Sep 2014

Cooler Master announces “Haswell-E” ready CPU coolers

Cooler Master announces “Haswell-E” ready CPU coolers

Cooler Master has announced its current crop of LGA 2011 compatible CPU coolers also support the new LGA 2011-3 “Haswell-E” processors.

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