Thursday, 23 Jan 2014
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.
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.
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 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.
If you have been experiencing random reboots on your iPhone, Apple has an upcoming software update that will fix the problem.
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
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.
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.
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 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.