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Thursday, 5 Jul 2012

Micron to Buy Elpida

Micron to Buy Elpida

Memory maker Micron is intending to buy ailing Japanese DRAM competitor Elpida for US$2.5 billion. The move will propel Micron's market share from 12.2% to 24.8%, moving it from fourth place to second place, just behind Samsung.

10,000 Downloads of DBS Rewards Mobile App Within A Month

10,000 Downloads of DBS Rewards Mobile App Within A Month

DBS Rewards mobile app has been downloaded about 10,000 times within a month since its launch on 7 June.

Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012

PSG's New Universal File System Improves Transfer Rates between External Media and Smart TVs

PSG's New Universal File System Improves Transfer Rates between External Media and Smart TVs

The Paragon Software Group's UFSD 9.0 Embedded is based on the industry's pioneer and highest-performing UFSD (Universal File System Driver) technology, promising the smoothest, fastest, quality playback and recording of HD video content to or from Smart TV devices of any platform.

eyeSight Announces Advanced Touch-free Gesture Control for Windows 8

eyeSight Announces Advanced Touch-free Gesture Control for Windows 8

Designed to be fast and simple to integrate, the eyeCan is an advanced gesture control solution for Windows 8, enabling users to control windows, applications, and media (just to name a few) with a flick of the wrist.

Apple Faced with Temporary Closure in Italy

Apple Faced with Temporary Closure in Italy

Apple was previously fined in December last year by Italian authorities for misleading consumers. And that same issue is back again to haunt the Cupertino company with the impending threat of another fine and a 30-day closure of its Italian businesses.

Alleged Photos of the iPad Mini Surface (Update)

Alleged Photos of the iPad Mini Surface (Update)

ZooGue has obtained what seems to be photos of the iPad mini's rear panel, sparking off a discussion that Apple is not only "going for the same new speaker grille design as on the iPhone 5 components we’ve seen" but will also feature a "smaller dock connector". Bloomberg also reports hearing that the iPad Mini will not feature the Retina Display.

Nexus 7's Battery Performance Superior to Kindle Fire's

Nexus 7's Battery Performance Superior to Kindle Fire's

The folks at iFixit got their paws on a Google Nexus 7 tablet and managed to completely tear the device down, revealing the fact that the former is better than its Kindle Fire competitor in terms of battery performance.

Charging your iPad Costs US$1.36 Per Year

Charging your iPad Costs US$1.36 Per Year

A study done by Electric Power Research Institute reveals that charging your iPad will cost you an average of US$1.36 per year. The study also includes several other devices including the iPhone.

Sony XQD S Series Memory Cards Capable of Transfer Speeds of Up to 168MBps

Sony XQD S Series Memory Cards Capable of Transfer Speeds of Up to 168MBps

Available in 32GB and 64GB capacities, the Sony XQD S Series of memory cards is capable of transfer speeds of up to 168MBps, compared to the limited 125MBps transfer rate offered by the older H series.

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012

Samsung Launches Suite of Edu-tainment Apps; More Than 40 to be Available Soon

Samsung Launches Suite of Edu-tainment Apps; More Than 40 to be Available Soon

Samsung today unveiled its latest suite of edutainment applications, with more than 40 new apps coming to Samsung Apps for Samsung mobile devices such as Galaxy Note, Galaxy S III and Galaxy Tab 2 series.

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