Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Unpatched Exploit in Windows Allows Applications to Run On Top of Login Screen

Unpatched Exploit in Windows Allows Applications to Run On Top of Login Screen

An unpatched exploit that affects Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 8 Consumer Preview allows a user to launch a system shell by manipulating the sticky keys function. This hack is straightforward to implement as it can be executed in a matter of minutes.

Nikon Releases Firmware Update for D800 and D4

Nikon Releases Firmware Update for D800 and D4

Nikon releases a firmware update which fixes the issue of its D800 and D4 cameras freezing up during use.

NZXT Unveils Aperture M Advanced Media Reader with Mesh Design

NZXT Unveils Aperture M Advanced Media Reader with Mesh Design

A 5.25-inch mesh reader supporting almost every existing media card in the market including SDXC with support for USB 3.0, it features a unique design which blends well with any chassis owning a front mesh panel.

Facebook to Acquire Opera for US$1 Billion?

Facebook to Acquire Opera for US$1 Billion?

With the increasing number of users who access Facebook via mobile platforms, the social networking company is rumored to be eyeing Opera Software and its speedy mobile browser with a US$1 billion takeover.

NuForce Introduces Its All-in-One Mobile Audio Center

NuForce Introduces Its All-in-One Mobile Audio Center

The 3-in-1 2-inch tall compact gadget works as a portable speaker, headphone amplifier, or a USB Digital Audio Converter (DAC).

RIM's Inventory Surges Past $1 Billion, Faces Threat of Yet Another Writedown

RIM's Inventory Surges Past $1 Billion, Faces Threat of Yet Another Writedown

Poor sales of Blackberry phones and Playbook tablets have increased the chances of the company's third writedown since December.

Samsung's Latest Smartphone Attracted Large Crowds at Launch

Samsung's Latest Smartphone Attracted Large Crowds at Launch

Tonight saw the simultaneous launch of Samsung's latest Galaxy S III smartphone by all three telcos. Hundreds of people queued up at selected telco outlets across the island. Additionally, we were fortunate to check out the launch buzz over at M1's flagship store in Paragon that entertained both pre-registered and walk-in customers.

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

ASUS PadFone and PadFone Station Available at StarHub Exclusively

ASUS PadFone and PadFone Station Available at StarHub Exclusively

The ASUS PadFone, PadFone Station, andother accessories will be available exclusively at StarHub shops and authorized dealers from 2 June.

RunCore Rocket Air SSD for Mid 2011 MacBook Air Announced

RunCore Rocket Air SSD for Mid 2011 MacBook Air Announced

With the SATA 3Gbps interface and Tier 1 Toggle Synchronous NAND, the RunCore Rocket Air SSD provides data transfer rates of over 500MB/s to cater to users who seek for higher storage capacity and greater performance.

Audio Technica ATH-CKM300iS and ATH-CKM500iS In-Ear Headphones Released

Audio Technica ATH-CKM300iS and ATH-CKM500iS In-Ear Headphones Released

Adopting a new diaphragm design which eliminates the need for an extra mounting base and increases the effective diaphragm area by 20%, these inner-ear headphones sport newly shaped machined brass ring stabilizers which help to effectively suppress unwanted vibrations.

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