Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013
The new 3DMark for Windows is finally available. This popular PC benchmarking software has been updated by Futuremark for Windows 8 compatibility, with versions to include support for iOS and Android. Read on to uncover more details of the different editions and their costs.
There's a Chrome OS screenshot posted by a developer that shows a new messaging service from Google. There's no official word on what it really is, but it contains notifications from at least three different Google services, which would qualify it as a unified messaging system.
It seems that Panasonic has found a way to increase the sensitivity of image sensors with unique 'micro color splitters', which promise to increase the amount of light directly reaching the sensor and doubling its sensitivity.
Gigabyte has demonstrated the 4K video support of its dual-port Thunderbolt Intel Z77 motherboards. By using a third generation Intel Core I3, i5 or i7 CPU with Intel HD graphics, the dual-port Thunderbolt motherboard is able to output an Ultra HD 4K video stream across four standard displays.
Monday, 4 Feb 2013
VESA has updated its DisplayPort Dual-Mode 1.1 standard to improve interoperability with HDMI and DVI devices. The updated standard features full HDMI 1.4 support, and is able to output its video signals through new DisplayPort-to-HDMI cable adaptors.
DP Review has an interview with Olympus' Toshi Terada, Manager, Product Planning SLR products, where he reveals that a new Olympus Four Thirds camera might be released this year. The last Four Thirds camera, the E-5, was released in 2010.
Adobe Singapore has announced the launch of its education store, allowing students and teachers a convenient way to purchase Adobe creative and design technologies such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Acrobat at discounts of up to 80%.
According to Evleaks, the company is allegedly preparing two more Android devices to debut later this year, code-named M4 and G2.
Google's Chromebook might not be available in Singapore yet, but it's slowly gaining traction in the education industry. It's now present in 2000 schools globally -- double the number of schools with Chromebooks 3 months ago.
According to new papers filed with the FCC, Google Glass may come with bone conduction technology for delivering audio for the user. In its filing, Google mentions a vibrating element which will be responsible for rendering audio while video plays.