Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011
With Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, games distribution giant Steam is joining the festivities with a holiday sale and giveaway.
The Lifestyle 135 home entertainment system and the CineMate 1 SR digital home theatre speaker system are the first speakers to include the PhaseGuide sound radiator technology.
Trust Google to come up with a geeky way to launch the Galaxy Nexus. A beat'em up game is planted within the unboxing video of the Android 4.0 smartphone hosted on YouTube, and the game is also available on the Android Market.
Analysts have predicted that Apple will lose their share of the ultra-portable segment, currently dominated by the Macbook Air, which makes up an estimated 49% of all Apple notebook sales. This prediction is reliant on the Ultrabook (as per Intel's specifications) segment picking up speed in 2012.
Learning from the outrage that accompanies every Facebook overhaul, Google+ has decided to make changes to its social media service in increments. The new tweaks bring a volume bar for circles, better photo management and notifications.
The prices of Intel's desktop Ivy Bridge CPUs have been revealed and it seems that they do not deviate much from the prices of their current Sandy Bridge processors.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt revealed details about the company's plans to introduce a competitive tablet within the next six months.
Monday, 19 Dec 2011
Slides detailing the physical design and specifications of the AMD Radeon HD 7970 have been leaked. With information gleaned from them, AMD has made the card single-slot capable and it sports the familiar red and black color scheme.
NEC's new technologies are able to create a super-resolution image from just one shot of a subject, such as a person's face, by making use of a library of categorized images.
In an interesting move, Sweden has decided to hand over its official Twitter account over to its people. A new Swedish person will be given charge of the account every week to offer insight into the lives of the country's inhabitants.