Monday, 9 Jul 2012
Mozilla, the non-profit organization behind the open source desktop email client, Thunderbird, has announced that it’d be cutting back on Thunderbird’s development, as continued innovation on the email client is no longer a priority for the company.
If you're concerned about the environment, you might want to hold off on that Apple purchase because it has just withdrawn all of its notebooks and desktops from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), the leading green consumer electronics standard.
A bit of good news from Research in Motion as the company has just announced that their Blackberry App World has just served its three billionth download, since its debut in 2009.
Friday, 6 Jul 2012
Running on the Android 2.2 Froyo platform, the Moverio BT-100 is made of a headset utilizing micro-projection technology and an Android-powered media player and controller. Equipped with built-in wireless connectivity, it lets users view streaming videos, experience 3D content and enjoy downloaded digital content on a large virtual 320-inch perceived screen projected from 20m away.
Encased in brushed aluminum, the Elite 120 Advanced Mini-ITX casing can house even the largest ultra high-end graphics card like the AMD Radeon HD 6970, as well as a 5.25-inch optical drive and up to 5 HDDs or SSDs. The compact case will be available from the end of this month.
Knowing that good things come in pairs, Gigabyte has revealed its dual-port Thunderbolt motherboards based on Intel Z77 Express chipset. The three new Thunderbolt-enabled motherboards are the GA-Z77X-UP5 TH, GA-Z77X-UP4 TH and the GA-Z77MX-D3H TH. They are easily identified by the "TH" suffix.
Details on the upcoming Motorola Atrix HD showed up on the Motorola's site this morning but have since been promptly removed, PCMag reports. The third-gen Atrix device will be the follow-up to Motorola's recent Atrix 2.
Biostar announced its Hi-Fi A85X motherboard has been awarded Windows 8 hardware certification. The company claims that it's the first AMD FM2 socket based motherboard to garner this accolade, albeit this honor seems to be a hollow victory.
In light of the recent spate of patents wars, Federal Judge Richard Posner believes that the effectiveness of the patent system, for the tech industry in particular, is questionable.
Thursday, 5 Jul 2012
Today, TomTom officially announced their largest personal navigation device yet - the 6-inch Via 620 - for Singapore. Apart from a large display, the new Via 620 also includes a host of other useful features such as iQ Route and free lifetime map updates.