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Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012

Facebook Makes Timeline Mandatory

Facebook Makes Timeline Mandatory

Announced in an updated blog post on Tuesday, Facebook's Timeline will soon be made mandatory across the globe over the next few weeks. Users will have seven days to preview Timeline before it goes live.

Monday, 23 Jan 2012

BlackBerry Co-CEOs Step Down, Names Thorsten Heins as new President and CEO

BlackBerry Co-CEOs Step Down, Names Thorsten Heins as new President and CEO

Acting on the recommendation of its Co-Chief Executive Officers, the Board of Directors of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has unanimously named Thorsten Heins as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mike Lazaridis is now Vice Chair of RIM's Board and Chair of the Board's new Innovation Committee, while Jim Balsillie remains a member of the Board.

Friday, 20 Jan 2012

Kingston Ships High Performance V+200 SSD Upgrade Solution

Kingston Ships High Performance V+200 SSD Upgrade Solution

Available in 60GB, 90GB, 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities, these SSDs are the ideal upgrade solution for the business or home users who seek performance and value.

Summify Heads For Twitter's Nest

Summify Heads For Twitter's Nest

Twitter has acquired Summify, a news aggregation start-up company. The announcement was published on Summify's blog, which left a bittersweet aftertaste for its crew and subscribers since the acquisition also marks the retirement of the popular service.

Cooler Master X6 & X6 Elite Launched

Cooler Master X6 & X6 Elite Launched

Cooler Master presents the X6 and the X6 Elite CPU coolers, which are both ideal for gamers and overclockers.

rara.com Streaming Music Service Rolls Out in Singapore

rara.com Streaming Music Service Rolls Out in Singapore

With a catalogue of over 10 million tracks from just SGD$0.99 monthly for the first three months (S$1.99 per month thereafter), this new service will also be pre-loaded on mobile platforms such as Google Android and Apple iOS.

Acer Predicts Ultrabooks Will Make Up 25-35% of Acer Notebooks Sold in 2012

Acer Predicts Ultrabooks Will Make Up 25-35% of Acer Notebooks Sold in 2012

At CES, we saw Acer reveal the follow up to its Acer Aspire S3 -- the impressive black aluminum Acer Aspire S5. If the S5 continues to impress once it's available to users, then we're sure Acer's prediction that Ultrabooks making up about 25-35% of Acer's 2012 notebook shipments would be true.

SingTel Offering 48 Hours of Free Mobile Calls, SMS and MMS from 23rd Jan

SingTel Offering 48 Hours of Free Mobile Calls, SMS and MMS from 23rd Jan

In celebration of the Lunar New Year, SingTel will offer 48 hours of free local mobile calls, SMS and MMS, as well as $1 mio TV blockbuster movies from 12.00am on 23 January to 11.59pm on 24 January.

Android-Based RedPad Tablet to Cater to Chinese Officials

Android-Based RedPad Tablet to Cater to Chinese Officials

The exorbitant Android-based tablet comes at a steep price of 9,999 yuan (US$1,600) with apps specifically catered for officials in China, Reuters reports.

BitFenix Introduces Shinobi XL

BitFenix Introduces Shinobi XL

The Shinobi XL is equipped with four USB 3.0 ports, the BitFenix SuperCharge port, and is capable of accommodating XL-ATX motherboards with nine PCI slots.

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