Friday, 2 Mar 2012
One of iOS's most popular photo-sharing app, Instagram, gets an update for its in-app camera. Support is also added for two of Asia's biggest social networks, China's Sina Weibo and Japan's Mixi.
In just about a day, the Windows 8 Consumer Preview has racked up one million downloads. Will this new operating system live up to the hype surrounding it?
Designed in the shape of a cradle, the WCD-800 allows the phone to be positioned vertically or horizontally, so users can make video calls or watch HD movies while charging.
Thursday, 1 Mar 2012
Aimed to make scanning easier, the camera-based document scanner allows anything up to a full A4 page to be scanned.
The US$35 Raspberry Pi single-board computer was launched and was promptly sold out. It was developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to encourage the teaching of basic computer science in schools.
A lightweight closed-back circumaural headset, the Spirit One weighs 225g and utilizes 40mm mylar/titanium diaphragms, which help deliver a pure sound free of distortion.
Building on its predecessor the DS1511+, the DS1512+ is powered by a 2.13GHz dual-core processor with Link Aggregation, achieving read and write speeds at 200.31Mbps and 194.83Mbps respectively in RAID 5 configuration.
A recent dispute involving a video uploader and Rumblefish brings into question how YouTube manages copyright complaints. Is the current Content ID system the best answer for resolving such disputes?
Co-developed with 12-time world champion Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel, it features a powerful single +12V rail, 100% Japanese 105 degree Celsius capacitors, and a load controlled 140mm double ball-bearing fan with red LEDs which ensure a silent operation while achieving 90% efficiency at typical loads.
Running on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform, the PlayXtreme 2 is capable of converting an LED or HD TV to an Internet-enabled one, providing integrated capabilities of the Internet, computer, TV, and media player.