Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013

Microsoft to Discontinue TechNet Subscription Service

Microsoft to Discontinue TechNet Subscription Service

Microsoft has announced plans to discontinue the TechNet Subscription service. Currently, it allows subscribers to try full version and beta software from Microsoft's extensive library, for an annual fee as low as US$199. However, this service will be retired by the end of August 2013.

Apple Seals Deal with TSMC to Manufacture Chips from 2014

Apple Seals Deal with TSMC to Manufacture Chips from 2014

Apple finally reached a deal with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) to make chips for its products starting in 2014.

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Apple Applies for "iWatch" Trademark in Japan, Mexico and Taiwan (Update)

Bloomberg reports that Apple is applying a trademark for "iWatch" in Japan, which raises speculation that the tech company is indeed working on a smartwatch. (Update: Apple submitted similar applications in Mexico and Taiwan.)

Maxthon Partners with AMD to Offer Web Browser Optimized for Next Gen APUs

Maxthon Partners with AMD to Offer Web Browser Optimized for Next Gen APUs

Maxthon has partnered with AMD to release its new Windows-based Maxthon Cloud browser, which is optimized for AMD's next generation of Accelerated Processing Units (APUs).

Mozilla: Firefox Tablet is Coming Soon

Mozilla: Firefox Tablet is Coming Soon

Mozilla states its intentions to go beyond smartphones for its Firefox OS.

Notebook Shipments Lowest in Three Years

Notebook Shipments Lowest in Three Years

Notebook contract manufacturers, mostly based in Taiwan, have been reporting low notebook shipments for a while now. However in Q1 2013, shipments hit the lowest point in three years -- lower than even what analysts have expected it to be.

Linux Kernel Version 3.10 Released

Linux Kernel Version 3.10 Released

Linux kernel version 3.10 has been released. While there may not be many major new subsystems, Linux 3.10 will provide a new method for SSD caching and upgrades to Radeon graphics drivers.

Monday, 1 Jul 2013

Specs of ASUS K009 Tablet Leaked, Could be Next Nexus 7 (Update)

Specs of ASUS K009 Tablet Leaked, Could be Next Nexus 7 (Update)

A recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) listing reveals the specs of an upcoming ASUS K009 tablet, which is marked "nexus" for "marketing purpose".

Nokia Launches the Classic Dual-SIM 301

Nokia Launches the Classic Dual-SIM 301

With a 2.4-inch display, the Nokia 301 comes with a classic alphanumeric keypad, and includes a step-by-step voice instruction that guides you through taking the perfect selca, along with a 100-degree panorama function which lets you get more in your shot.

Aftershock PC Struts 13.3-inch Gaming Powerhouse

Aftershock PC Struts 13.3-inch Gaming Powerhouse

Driven by a Intel Haswell i7 mobile processor along with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics, the 13.3-inch XG13 runs on the Windows 8 platform, and features a backlit keyboard, a 2-megapixel webcam, as well as two storage slots.

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