Thursday, 23 Jan 2014

Leaked Screenshots Suggest Windows 8.1 Update 1 Will Let You Pin Metro Apps to Desktop Taskbar

Leaked Screenshots Suggest Windows 8.1 Update 1 Will Let You Pin Metro Apps to Desktop Taskbar

Screenshots from notorious Windows leaker WZor suggest that Microsoft will build in the ability to pin Metro apps to the desktop taskbar in Windows 8.1 Update 1.

Logitech Portable X100 Mobile Speaker Announced

Logitech Portable X100 Mobile Speaker Announced

The X100 comes with Bluetooth connectivity, a five-hour battery life, a mic for hands-free phone calls, and lets you charge it via its micro-USB cable.

Bugs in Chrome Allow Others to Listen in on Your Private Conversations

Bugs in Chrome Allow Others to Listen in on Your Private Conversations

By exploiting bugs in Google Chrome, sites can activate your microphone and listen in on your conversations, turning the web browser into an espionage tool.

Microsoft Revamps Office Web Apps UI, Introduces New Features

Microsoft Revamps Office Web Apps UI, Introduces New Features

Microsoft has given its Office Web Apps a UI revamp, bringing new features along with more fluid navigation. Although Microsoft hasn't gone official with these changes, the company has already confirmed that it did introduce these updates.

Apple: Software Update Coming to Fix iOS 7

Apple: Software Update Coming to Fix iOS 7 "White Screen of Death"

If you have been experiencing random reboots on your iPhone, Apple has an upcoming software update that will fix the problem.

MyRepublic Enters New Zealand Ultra-Fast Broadband Market

MyRepublic Enters New Zealand Ultra-Fast Broadband Market

Operating on the high-speed UFB (ultra-fast broadband) fibre network, MyRepublic's fibre broadband services will be offered from mid-2014 to residential and business subscribers.

Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014

DNA-based Storage Unleashes Tremendous Data Density

DNA-based Storage Unleashes Tremendous Data Density

Ewan Birney, Associate Director of the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), has noted that a single gram of DNA can store about one petabyte (1000TB) of data.

PowerColor Releases TurboDuo R9 280X & Devil R9 270X Graphics Cards

PowerColor Releases TurboDuo R9 280X & Devil R9 270X Graphics Cards

On top of its usual features, the PowerColor Devil R9 270X card comes bundled with a limited edition PowerColor Devil mouse pad, and BF4 games, while stocks last.

Qi-enabled ARK Portable Charger Lets You Charge Your Mobile Devices Wirelessly

Qi-enabled ARK Portable Charger Lets You Charge Your Mobile Devices Wirelessly

Bezalel's latest portable wireless charger, ARK, uses the Qi standard, and apparently can charge phones 20% faster than other wireless chargers, or 5% faster than conventional cable-charging from battery packs. It also supports dual charging with a USB port, so you can charge your second mobile device simultaneously.

Intel Sells Media Business Unit to Verizon, Shelves Plans for Internet TV Service

Intel Sells Media Business Unit to Verizon, Shelves Plans for Internet TV Service

Intel has officially shut down its Web TV initiative that was first announced in January 2013. However, it may find a new lease of life with its sale to Verizon, and the deal is expected to be completed by the first quarter of this year.

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