Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012

Facebook Snaps up Instagram for US$1 Billion

Facebook Snaps up Instagram for US$1 Billion

Facebook acquires popular photo-sharing application and service, Instagram, for approximately US$1 billion worth in cash and stock. This is Facebook's largest acquisition yet.

Australian Composer/Developer Uses Kinect to Play 83-Year-Old Organ

Australian Composer/Developer Uses Kinect to Play 83-Year-Old Organ

Think Microsoft's Kinect is all about motion-sensing games? You'll have to re-evaluate what you know about Kinect, when you hear (and see) what Australian composer and developer Chris Vik did with it using Kinectar, a toolkit that uses the Kinect sensor as a MIDI controller.

Monday, 9 Apr 2012

Cubitek Expands Line of Chassis with the ICE Series

Cubitek Expands Line of Chassis with the ICE Series

With support ranging from Mini-ITX to HPTX motherboards, the 5 models come with an I/O panel on top of the chassis that includes two USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0 ports, and gold plated audio input/output with anti-jamming capabilities.

The Fallout from Flashback Malware

The Fallout from Flashback Malware

While Apple might have been able to bring the recent Flashback malware under control, web security experts are now releasing details detailing the extent of damage caused.

First Google Nexus Tablet Reportedly Delayed Till July

First Google Nexus Tablet Reportedly Delayed Till July

Sources close to the Google Nexus project mentioned that the company has pushed back the planned release of the tablet to July, according to The Verge.

Tegra 4 Spec Sheets Allegedly Leak, No Integrated LTE until Late 2013

Tegra 4 Spec Sheets Allegedly Leak, No Integrated LTE until Late 2013

According to a leaked spec sheet, there will be at least four Tegra 4 models coming in 2013. More importantly, integrated LTE won't be coming to Tegra until late 2013.

Anonymous Steps Up Hacking Attempts on Chinese Websites

Anonymous Steps Up Hacking Attempts on Chinese Websites

The Chinese arm of international "hacktivist" group, Anonymous, has pledged to continue targeting China after hundreds of Chinese websites were disrupted in a protest against Internet censorship in the country.

Nokia Lumia PureView Concept Images Leaked

Nokia Lumia PureView Concept Images Leaked

The first concept images of Nokia Lumia PureView devices leaked out from China over the weekend. The Windows Phone-powered devices adopt a similar design concept as the Nokia 808 PureView - a chunky profile with bright colors.

Sunday, 8 Apr 2012

ASUS Officially Launches ROG Maximus V Gene

ASUS Officially Launches ROG Maximus V Gene

ASUS has officially launched ROG Maximus V Gene, a micro-ATX board based on the new Intel Z77 Express chipset that is targeted at gamers who are looking to build their gaming platforms on micro-ATX form factor boards that feature this latest desktop chipset of Intel.

Friday, 6 Apr 2012

Biostar Adds Another Intel Z77 Motherboard - TZ77XE3

Biostar Adds Another Intel Z77 Motherboard - TZ77XE3

In preparation to Intel's Ivy Bridge processors launching on April 29th, Biostar has been busy bulking up their line-up of Intel 7-series motherboards. The latest announced is the Intel Z77 chipset based TZ77XE3 motherboard and is a more affordable edition of the TZ77XE4 mobo.

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