Thursday, 5 Jul 2012
Wireless standards for home theater surround sound speakers may soon receive a new lift. The Wireless Speaker & Audio Association's (WiSA) latest wireless speaker technology boasts of a 24-bit audio bit depth with reduced latency and uncompressed streams. Read on to find out more.
Memory maker Micron is intending to buy ailing Japanese DRAM competitor Elpida for US$2.5 billion. The move will propel Micron's market share from 12.2% to 24.8%, moving it from fourth place to second place, just behind Samsung.
DBS Rewards mobile app has been downloaded about 10,000 times within a month since its launch on 7 June.
Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012
The Paragon Software Group's UFSD 9.0 Embedded is based on the industry's pioneer and highest-performing UFSD (Universal File System Driver) technology, promising the smoothest, fastest, quality playback and recording of HD video content to or from Smart TV devices of any platform.
Designed to be fast and simple to integrate, the eyeCan is an advanced gesture control solution for Windows 8, enabling users to control windows, applications, and media (just to name a few) with a flick of the wrist.
Apple was previously fined in December last year by Italian authorities for misleading consumers. And that same issue is back again to haunt the Cupertino company with the impending threat of another fine and a 30-day closure of its Italian businesses.
ZooGue has obtained what seems to be photos of the iPad mini's rear panel, sparking off a discussion that Apple is not only "going for the same new speaker grille design as on the iPhone 5 components we’ve seen" but will also feature a "smaller dock connector". Bloomberg also reports hearing that the iPad Mini will not feature the Retina Display.
The folks at iFixit got their paws on a Google Nexus 7 tablet and managed to completely tear the device down, revealing the fact that the former is better than its Kindle Fire competitor in terms of battery performance.
A study done by Electric Power Research Institute reveals that charging your iPad will cost you an average of US$1.36 per year. The study also includes several other devices including the iPhone.
Available in 32GB and 64GB capacities, the Sony XQD S Series of memory cards is capable of transfer speeds of up to 168MBps, compared to the limited 125MBps transfer rate offered by the older H series.