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Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012

Firefox 14 Released, Secure Search and Opt-In Plug-in Activation Added

Firefox 14 Released, Secure Search and Opt-In Plug-in Activation Added

Mozilla has released Firefox 14, the latest stable version of its browser for both PCs and Macs. This release is just behind the heels of Firefox 14 for Android that was launched last month. Read on to find out its new and exciting features!

Evernote App for Android Tablets Gets UI Overhaul

Evernote App for Android Tablets Gets UI Overhaul

Popular note-taking app, Evernote, releases an update that sees a user-interface overhaul for its Android tablet app. Hit the link for more details.

PayPal Turns Card.io Partnership into Acquisition

PayPal Turns Card.io Partnership into Acquisition

PayPal has announced that they have acquired card.io. They have had a prior partnership with the company and have no decided to just absord the institution in its entirety to continue developing better forms of mobile payments.

Free-To-Air Channels to Receive DVB-T2 Upgrade by 2013

Free-To-Air Channels to Receive DVB-T2 Upgrade by 2013

Local free-to-air (FTA) terrestrial TV channels will go digital by the end of 2013 using the DVB-T2 standard, according to the Media Development Authority's press release issued last month.

California Legalizes Voice-activated Hands-free Texting while Driving

California Legalizes Voice-activated Hands-free Texting while Driving

Stepping back from an outright ban on texting while driving, California has just passed a bill which legalizes voice-activated hands-free texting while driving.

Sony Develops Silicon Sheet that could Replace Thermal Paste

Sony Develops Silicon Sheet that could Replace Thermal Paste

Applying thermal paste may be a thing of the past as Sony demonstrates its new silicon sheet that is touted to have better cooling properties than thermal paste.

European Telcos Stocking Up on Nano SIM Cards for Next-Gen iPhone (Update)

European Telcos Stocking Up on Nano SIM Cards for Next-Gen iPhone (Update)

European telcos are reported to be stocking up on millions of nano SIM cards in anticipation of the launch of the next generation iPhone. We also reached out to the three local telcos for comment.

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012

Google Street View Provides Panoramic Imagery of Antarctica

Google Street View Provides Panoramic Imagery of Antarctica

With the help of the Polar Geospatial Center at the University of Minnesota and the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust, Google has added 360 degree imagery of many important spots, including the South Pole Telescope, Shackleton's hut, Scott's hut, Cape Royds Adélie Penguin Rookery and the Ceremonial South Pole.

Jawbone's Big Jambox Arrives

Jawbone's Big Jambox Arrives

Sporting an airtight enclosure which packs proprietary neodymium drivers and two opposing passive bass radiators, Big Jambox features a newly designed omnidirectional microphone for 360-degree sound input and simultaneous Bluetooth connectivity.

Google Nexus 7 Listed on ASUS Singapore Website

Google Nexus 7 Listed on ASUS Singapore Website

The much anticipated Google Nexus 7 tablet will be making its way to our sunny shores as it is listed on ASUS Singapore website.

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