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Friday, 15 Aug 2014

Samsung has just bought startup SmartThings for US$200 million

Samsung has just bought startup SmartThings for US$200 million

South Korean electronics giant Samsung has just announced that it has acquired startup SmartThings, with the deal believing to have cost them around US$200 million.

LG unveils LTE variant of G Pad 8.0, shipping to begin this week

LG unveils LTE variant of G Pad 8.0, shipping to begin this week

LG Electronics today unveiled the LTE variant of its G Pad 8.0 to expand its leadership in LTE from smartphones to tablets. The tablet will begin shipping in key European countries starting this week followed by markets in Central and South America, Asia and CIS in the weeks to follow.

Oppo N1 Mini and Neo 5 available in Singapore from August 16

Oppo N1 Mini and Neo 5 available in Singapore from August 16

Oppo Singapore announced that the 5-inch N1 Mini and 4.5-inch Neo 5 smartphones will be available for purchase at SingTel exclusive retailers, M1 exclusive distributors and authorized Oppo retailers from August 16.

Xbox One available from S$639, pre-order begins now!

Xbox One available from S$639, pre-order begins now!

As September 23 approaches for the official Xbox One launch in Singapore, Microsoft is turning up the heat by offering pre-order specials such as bundling in EA Sports FIFA 15 and more at no extra cost. Find out more details of what else the Xbox One Launch Bundles consists of and other pre-order specials.

The Plantronics RIG Surround gaming headset does Dolby 7.1-channel surround sound

The Plantronics RIG Surround gaming headset does Dolby 7.1-channel surround sound

Prefer to don a headset when playing games? If you crave for ultra-realistic audio, you can take a look at the new Plantronics RIG Surround gaming headset that's capable of 7.1-channel surround sound. If you don't need that and prefer something lighter, there's also the new RIG Flex.

Thursday, 14 Aug 2014

Plextor's new high-end SSD, the M6 Pro, now available in Singapore

Plextor's new high-end SSD, the M6 Pro, now available in Singapore

Plextor has just announced that its new high-end SSD, the M6 Pro, will be available in Singapore beginning today with prices starting at $128.

Sony launches new compact XDCAM professional camcorder, the 4K-ready PXW-X70

Sony launches new compact XDCAM professional camcorder, the 4K-ready PXW-X70

Sony has just announced the launch of its new professional camcorder, the 4K-ready PXW-X70 that features a 1-inch 20-megapixel sensor, and a whole host of professional level output options.

NVIDIA refreshes Quadro series with five new professional graphics cards

NVIDIA refreshes Quadro series with five new professional graphics cards

NVIDIA announces five new Quadro graphics cards with the K5200 leading the pack. The new additions to the Quadro series complement the top-end K6000 that was announced about a year ago.

Razer launches backlighting color-customizable Chroma peripherals

Razer launches backlighting color-customizable Chroma peripherals

Razer has announced an update to its peripheral range, which will allow gamers to color-customize the backlighting on their device. The new Chroma feature will be available in the BlackWidow Ultimate keyboard, DeathAdder gaming mouse, and Kraken 7.1 headset.

The SpeedUp SmartWatch is iOS and Android compatible, and only costs S$199

The SpeedUp SmartWatch is iOS and Android compatible, and only costs S$199

First seen at the Mobile World Congress 2014 earlier this year, the SpeedUp Smartwatch, which features a full-color multi-touch 1.54-inch display, has finally reach our shores.

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