Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013
IBM Research has announced the participation of Watson supercomputer in two new medical initiatives with the Cleveland Clinic faculty in the United States. IBM's supercomputer will be tasked with assisting faculty members make more informed diagnoses by making use of its natural language capabilities.
Google may be unveiling the LG Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat on 18 October.
The Chinese mobile phone manufacturer, Xiaomi, maintains its local popularity as it sees its latest smartphone sell out online in under two minutes.
According to technology news website All Things D, Apple will be announcing iPad updates during an invitation-only event on 22nd October. (Update: Apple just sent out invites for an event on 22 October.)
Monday, 14 Oct 2013
According to rumors, Sony will be unveiling two full-frame mirrorless cameras this week. Using the same E-mount found on Sony's NEX series of cameras, the A7 is expected to use a new 24MP full-frame sensor, while the AA-filter-less A7R will have a 36MP full-frame sensor.
StarHub just issued a press statement to update on the status of its fibre broadband service which are affected by the fire at SingTel's Bukit Panjang Exchange on 9 October. More details on its gesture of goodwill and appreciation to affected customers will be announced at a later date.
Microsoft has officially detailed what's new in the upcoming Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update. The third and last update of 2013 will bring support for larger and higher-res screens, quad-core processors, as well as a handful of features such as Driving mode, improved Internet Sharing, and screen rotation lock. Hit the jump for more juicy details.
HTC just unveiled its first phablet device, the 5.9-inch One Max. It also runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the latest version of Sense 5.5 and has a fingerprint sensor on its back. Hit the link to find out more.
With all rectification works completed, SingTel has made a notice of compensation to its affected customers.
LG has announced the global availability of the SDK for developers to create new functions on LG's upgraded QuickRemote platform, a UX feature which allows the use of certain LG smartphones as a universal remote control.