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Friday, 18 Jul 2014

Google+ drops controversial real name policy after three years

Google+ drops controversial real name policy after three years

For three years, Google has forced Google+ users to use their real names, or face a ban from the social network. This week, Google changed its tune, allowing users to use any name they choose, in the "hope that today's change is a step toward making Google+ the welcoming and inclusive place that we want it to be."

Microsoft kills Nokia's X phones, focuses on lower-cost Lumia devices

Microsoft kills Nokia's X phones, focuses on lower-cost Lumia devices

Besides laying off 18,000 workers, Microsoft also announced that it will abandon the Nokia X line of phones in favor of lower-cost Lumia devices.

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

Gigabyte makes overclocking Intel Pentium AE CPUs a breeze with its EasyTune app

Gigabyte makes overclocking Intel Pentium AE CPUs a breeze with its EasyTune app

Gigabyte's EasyTune app has been updated to support overclocking of Intel Pentium Anniversary Edition (AE) processors. Read on to uncover how EasyTune makes overclocking a breeze!

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.

ImmerVision’s new lens is set to revolutionize mobile phone images and video

ImmerVision’s new lens is set to revolutionize mobile phone images and video

ImmerVision's panomorph lens is a 3.8mm panoramic lens that has been designed to be integrated into mobile phones and wearable devices, and it's already been taken up for production.

LG unveils G3 Beat with 5-inch 720p display, Snapdragon 400 and 8MP rear camera

LG unveils G3 Beat with 5-inch 720p display, Snapdragon 400 and 8MP rear camera

LG Electronics just announced the G3 Beat, a mid-tier variant of its flagship smartphone G3. It will launch in South Korea on July 18 and be rolled out to global markets in the following weeks.

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.

Monster debuts limited edition Diamondz collection and new flagship headphone, the Dna Pro 2.0

Monster debuts limited edition Diamondz collection and new flagship headphone, the Dna Pro 2.0

Monster has just announced the launch of their 2014 line-up, notably a limited edition Diamondz collection and a new flagship headphone. Hit the jump for more details.

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