Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013
The developers behind the short-term, highly precise weather app Dark Sky have announced Forecast, a new weather forecast website built from scratch, which can provide weather updates covering the entire world.
Researchers at the University of Southampton in England have reportedly created a hollow optical fiber cable, with a vacuous center, which is then able to transmit data at 73.7 terabits per second (approximately 10TB/s). This is about 99.7 per cent of the speed of light!
The new Flipboard update to version 2.0 now allows users to create and curate their own private or public digital magazines with content from all over the web. The update is only available for the iOS version of the app, but Flipboard promises that the Android update is on its way.
HTC will launch a second generation Butterfly smartphone to capitalize on the strong demand for devices in this particular market segment.
According to a recently commissioned white paper, an amazing 33% of software used today is counterfeit. In addition, consumers will waste 1.5 billion hours this year dealing with malware.
Google has just moved Chrome 26 to the stable channel and it is now available for download. The most significant improvement for the new version is a vastly improved spell checker.
Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013
Panasonic launches six new compact cameras for the Singapore market, including the super-slim XS1, and the TZ40, a 20x optical zoom compact with Wi-Fi, GPS and NFC.
The update brings the integration with Evernote Smart Notebook. Users will get to enjoy this enhancement, along with several other new features and improvements such as multi-shot mode for taking photos, as well as introducing shortcuts to quickly jump to your most important notes.
RS Components has announced that it will be shipping the new Model A version of Raspberry Pi, the low-cost, credit card-sized computer board designed to boost the uptake of programming among young people and enthusiasts worldwide.
The two all-in-one PCs run on the Windows 8 OS and come equipped with Intel Ivy Bridge processors, and MSI's Instant Display Technology to automatically kick the monitors into standby mode after the systems are being powered up.