Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013

Acer CEO Resigns as Company Posts Disappointing Financial Results

Acer CEO Resigns as Company Posts Disappointing Financial Results

Acer chairman and CEO JT Wang announced his resignation following the company's disappointing financial results in Q3.

Samsung

Samsung "Eyes on the Road" App Encourages Safe Driving

To promote safer driving behavior, Samsung has developed an "Eyes on the Road" mobile app that helps drivers switch off mobile distractions when they get into their cars by activating the Drive Safe mode.

Nikon Announces the Df, a Retro-Inspired DSLR with a 16MP Full-Frame Sensor

Nikon Announces the Df, a Retro-Inspired DSLR with a 16MP Full-Frame Sensor

Nikon has just announced the Df, short for Digital Fusion, a retro-inspired DSLR camera with a 16MP full-frame sensor inside. The camera is built with manual operators in mind, with mechanical dials which harken back to the film SLRs of old. Click through to find out what else is new with the Df.

OS X Mavericks Causing Data Loss on Certain External Storage Devices

OS X Mavericks Causing Data Loss on Certain External Storage Devices

OS X Mavericks have reported that upgrading to the latest OS has caused them to lose data on their external storage devices.

Fiksu: Apple iPad Air

Fiksu: Apple iPad Air "Having a Remarkable Opening Weekend"

Mobile app analytics company Fiksu claims that the Apple iPad Air is selling at a much faster rate compared to the iPad 4 and iPad Mini at launch.

AMD's Mantle Graphics API Adopted by Three More Game Developers

AMD's Mantle Graphics API Adopted by Three More Game Developers

AMD announced another three major game studios have adopted its new Mantle graphics API technology. The studios are working to incorporate the Mantle API into their upcoming game releases.

Philips Names Woox Innovations as Its Audio, Video, Multimedia and Accessories Business

Philips Names Woox Innovations as Its Audio, Video, Multimedia and Accessories Business

With headquarters still in Hong Kong, the company has in-house global teams of more than 50 designers and 30 sound experts, as well as advanced capabilities in consumer insight research and product creation.

Microsoft Acknowledges Mouse Issues in Games on Windows 8.1

Microsoft Acknowledges Mouse Issues in Games on Windows 8.1

Microsoft has acknowledged mouse lag issues in some games on Windows 8.1 and is currently working on a fix. In the meanwhile, there are a few workarounds you can try.

Monday, 4 Nov 2013

BlackBerry Replaces CEO Thorsten Heins, Receives US$1 Billion Funding from Investors

BlackBerry Replaces CEO Thorsten Heins, Receives US$1 Billion Funding from Investors

BlackBerry just announced that it will receive US$1 billion of funding from Fairfax Financial and other investors. In addition, CEO Thorsten Heins will step down and be replaced by John S. Chen who will act as interim CEO.

TP Vision Releases New High-performance Philips TV PFL8008 Series

TP Vision Releases New High-performance Philips TV PFL8008 Series

TP Vision is introducing a new PFL8008 series of premium Philips Smart TVs that offers advanced networking and streaming capabilities, high-level picture quality features in 2D and 3D, user-interaction capabilities, interactive Smart TV services, and a remote control that allows for pointing navigation and keyboard input.

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