Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013
With all the big news yesterday about iOS 7 (Control Center! Automatic app updating! A Settings app icon that looks like a stove!), here are some little iOS 7 details you might have missed.
AMD has unveiled its new FX-9590 processor with a turbo clock speed of 5GHz. The eight-core CPU boasts of the improved 'Piledriver' chip architecture, and it comes unlocked so as to allow for overclocking.
Fujifilm and Panasonic have announced the joint development of a brand new organic CMOS image sensor with expanded dynamic range and increased sensitivity. The companies will promote the application of this new sensor to a range of products including security cameras, mobile devices and digital cameras.
Atlas Sound & Vision has introduced the first stereo Bluetooth wireless headphones from Bose - the AE2w Bluetooth headphones, joining the Bose Around-Ear family of AE2 and AE2i headphones.
Leica has officially announced the X Vario, a compact camera with a 16.1MP APS-C sensor and 18-46mm (28-70mm in 35mm equivalent) f/3.5-6.4 lens. The camera comes with a 920k dot 3" LCD, and an optional electronic viewfinder is available. Pricing is, as always with Leica, an eye-watering US$2850.
Google has just announced the acquisition of Waze, a social mapping and navigation app that features real-time traffic data provided by its users. While Google did not disclose the purchase price, the New York Times reports that the deal is in the region of US$1 billion.
Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013
Made with the highest grade Japanese electrolyte and solid capacitors as well as 42mm transformers, the V-series PSUs include extra slim flat-ribbon cables which make cable management a breeze.
Featuring PlanOn's new SaaS (Software as a Service) cloud-based Mobile Enhanced Print Application, the PrintStik prints from Android and Blackberry smartphones via Bluetooth, as well as from computers and laptops through USB.
Apple has released a developer preview of OS X Mavericks, the 10th major release of OS X.
Apple has announced iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service featuring over 200 stations and an extensive catalog of music from the iTunes Store, combined with proprietary features.