Friday, 12 Jul 2013
In an internal memo, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, explains his plans for a "One Microsoft" by massively altering the company's organization and creating a number of new divisions. The biggest change is the creation of a new operating systems engineering group that will span across console, mobile device, and PC.
Twitter releases another update to the Android version of Vine, bringing it closer in terms of functionality to the iOS version. Hit the jump for more details on the update.
PC shipments have continued to decline since they registered their sharpest drop in the first quarter of this year. According to data from IDC and Gartner, their global shipment levels have dropped roughly 11% in Q2, year-on-year. Lenovo is the top PC vendor now, taking the crown from HP.
Thursday, 11 Jul 2013
Consisting of three models - G500, G600, and G700, the series comes with the ability to handle large graphics cards and the latest Haswell processors, thanks to individual single 12V rail topologies with high DC out supporting up to 55A/660W (on the G700).
Aimed to make driving less stressful for drivers, the personal navigation device comes with lifetime maps of 8 Asian countries (including Singapore), advanced lane guidance, IQ Routes, parking assist, among other functions.
Google has announced a new Google Maps app for Android smartphones and tablets, which is also set to arrive on the iPhone and iPad in the near future.
Kingston has announced it is shipping server memory solutions for microservers, a new and growing segment of the server market.
Seagate has introduced two new enterprise-class HDD optimized for emerging cloud infrastructures and large scale data centers - the Seagate Terascale HDD and the Seagate Enterprise Performance 10K HDD v7.
Apple is rumored to be making a switch to using IGZO displays for the iPad and MacBook. This is according to Patently Apple who said the move by the company was to reduce power consumption of these devices.
Google is said to have allowed Motorola Mobility to spend US$500 million or more to market the upcoming Moto X smartphone globally. In 2012, Samsung and Apple spent S$400 million and US$333 million respectively on marketing mobile devices in the US.