Thursday, 16 May 2013
Update - We can now confirm that the BlackBerry Q10, the QWERTY counterpart to the full touchscreen Z10, will be available in Singapore on 31st May 2013 at an SRP of $898 from all authorized partners including Courts Connect, M1, Singtel and StarHub.
The Raspberry Pi camera module is now shipping for US$25. First demoed at the Electronica trade fair last November, the camera module contains a 5MP CMOS image sensor from OmniVision built with a 1.4 micron backside illuminated pixel architecture.
Adobe Product Manager Tom Hogarty has confirmed in a Google+ Hangout that Adobe has "no plans to make Lightroom subscription-only at any point in the future", in contrast to the rest of Adobe Creative Cloud apps which will be subscription only going forward.
AMD has unveiled its Radeon HD 8970M mobile graphics chip that is the most powerful from its Radeon HD 8000M stable. The new chip packs twice the number of stream processors as the 8870M graphics chip, and the company claims that it can be up to 54 per cent faster than NVIDIA's GeForce 680M.
Google has further improved Gmail's functionality with the addition of new quick action buttons in your inbox, which allow users to act on certain emails without needing to open them.
Google has announced a version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 that runs stock Android. Priced at US$649, it will be available on the Google Play store on June 26. It's unknown at the moment if this device will be sold in other markets.
Kicking off Google's I/O conference, Google has announced Google Play All Access, a paid subscription streaming music service that looks set to challenge Spotify.
Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Irish mobile insurance website MobileCover has just launched in Singapore, and will now be offering insurance coverage on mobile devices (phones and tablets). Insured devices that have been lost, stolen, accidentally damaged or in need of replacement will be replaced or repaired and sent to the customer's doorstep.
TRENDnet today announces the expansion of its cloud security camera lineup with the TV-IP762IC wireless day and night cloud camera that does 720p video. Also, the company has announced the availability of its N150 wireless range extender.
NVIDIA has just announced the availability of Shield, its Android-powered handheld gaming console. It is priced at US$349 and the company is accepting pre-orders from 20th May for customers in United States and Canada only.