Thursday, 23 Jan 2014

AMD Announces New 12- and 16-Core Opteron 6300 Series Processors

AMD Announces New 12- and 16-Core Opteron 6300 Series Processors

AMD has announced the immediate availability of two new Opteron 6300 series processors. They are the 12-core 6338P and the 16-core 6370P chips, based on the Piledriver 32nm microarchitecture. According to AMD, these Socket G34 chips are optimized to deliver improved performance per-watt for hardware virtualization.

OCZ Announces New Vertex 460 SSD Series

OCZ Announces New Vertex 460 SSD Series

Evolving from the 20nm-based Vertex 450, the new Vertex 460 uses the company's proprietary Barefoot 3 (BF3) M10 controller with Toshiba's 19nm MLC NAND flash memory, and are rated to deliver 20GB of host writes per day for a 3-year warranty.

Fujifilm Announces a Portable Instax Printer

Fujifilm Announces a Portable Instax Printer

A portable printer that prints photos from your smartphone onto Instax mini film? Hit the jump for more.

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.

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