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Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011

10 Android Apps at 10 cents for 10 Days to Celebrate 10 Billion Downloads

10 Android Apps at 10 cents for 10 Days to Celebrate 10 Billion Downloads

To celebrate Android Market's latest milestone of 10 billion total app downloads, 10 premium apps on the Android Market are now priced at 10 cents, for the next 10 days.

Samsung Orders Kogan to Halt Commercials

Samsung Orders Kogan to Halt Commercials

Samsung has ordered Kogan to cease airing commercials which highlights the Australian firm's deployment of Samsung LCD panels used by Kogan's HDTVs.

Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011

Free Xbox 360 with Kinect for 1st 100 Nokia Lumia 800 Purchases at Launch Event

Free Xbox 360 with Kinect for 1st 100 Nokia Lumia 800 Purchases at Launch Event

Nokia's first Windows Phone device will be launching on 7th December 2011, and the first 100 customers to purchase it at the launch party held at Clarke Quay will receive a free Xbox 360 with Kinect worth S$568.

Sony Ericsson Brand Phasing Out by Mid-2012

Sony Ericsson Brand Phasing Out by Mid-2012

According to The Times of India, a senior executive from Sony has mentioned that the Sony Ericsson brand will be phased out by mid next year, focusing even more on its Android smartphones under the Sony name.

Man Hacks Siri To Voice Control His House

Man Hacks Siri To Voice Control His House

Marcus Schappi, an Australian software developer, has revealed how he used a few relatively inexpensive components to hack the iPhone 4S voice recognition app Siri, enabling him to use voice commands to turn his house lights on and off and open web pages on his computer.

Intel SSD 520 Series Specifications Revealed

Intel SSD 520 Series Specifications Revealed

The specifications and product sheet of the Intel SSD 520 series have been revealed. This new series is marketed as a high-performance lineage and is the successor to the Intel SSD 510 series.

Intel Releasing Android-Powered Smartphones and Tablets in First Half of 2012

Intel Releasing Android-Powered Smartphones and Tablets in First Half of 2012

Intel will be releasing smartphones and tablets running on Android 4.0 in the first half of 2012. The devices will be powered by Intel's upcoming Atom Medfield chips.

Microsoft to Expand on Kinect's Voice Navigation Capabilities

Microsoft to Expand on Kinect's Voice Navigation Capabilities

Microsoft has made plans to roll out an update for the Xbox 360 to expand on the Kinect's voice navigation faculties.

Western Digital Partially Restores HDD Production

Western Digital Partially Restores HDD Production

A facility shutdown previously due to the Thailand floods resumes operations a week ahead of its scheduled production date.

Monday, 5 Dec 2011

Plantronics Marque M155 Bluetooth Headset Announced

Plantronics Marque M155 Bluetooth Headset Announced

The latest Plantronics Marque M155 Bluetooth headset offers voice-guided pairing, voice recognition and weighs only 7g. It will be available from mid December 2011 at S$119.

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