Friday, 25 Oct 2013
Samsung has started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4. The update brings support for Galaxy Gear, improved RAM management, new camera firmware and improved display color reproduction.
Synology has announced its DiskStations DS214play, a two-bay NAS server designed to serve as a full entertainment suite, DS414, which supports task-intensive SMBs, and DS114 that lets you get the most with least investment.
Toshiba has just launched its first 7mm thick, two-platter 2.5-inch hard drive, which has up to 1TB of storage capacity. Its small form factor is ideal for use in Ultrabooks, a category of notebooks that are extremely thin-and-light.
According to Billboard, Youtube is readying a music streaming service that will be launched very soon. The service will stream both audio and video content on two service tiers. One is free to use while the other operates on paid subscriptions, similar to Spotify and Google Play All Access.
According to Bloomberg, HP is trying to find potential buyers for its portfolio of mobile patents including those related to WebOS, the smartphone and tablet OS that HP acquired when it bought Palm Inc. in 2010 for US$1.2 billion.
Sources told Reuters that HTC has stopped one of its four main manufacturing lines and is planning to outsource production of its phones.
HTC has partnered with Google to offer free Drive storage for some of its devices.
Thursday, 24 Oct 2013
Corsair has just announced its new Hydro series H75, a closed-loop liquid cooling system for both current Intel and AMD processors. Cooling is provided by a pair of 120mm fans, attached to a slim profile radiator, with a thickness of 25mm.
Audio specialist Shure has just introduced SRH1540, a closed-back pair of premium headphones featuring 40mm neodymium drivers and alcantara ear pads that are targeted at professionals and hobbyist DJs.
Seagate has just announced their Kinetic Open Storage Platform technology. It involves a new class of storage devices, as well as development tools and libraries. By building this new ecosystem, the company aims to reduce the amount of middleware, traditionally required for such cloud storage services.