Friday, 9 Dec 2011
Intel is reportedly set to discontinue their LGA1366 and LGA1156 line of CPUs next year in order to make room for their Ivy Bridge desktop CPUs, set to launch in March 2012.
Samsung is rumored to launch a 11.6-inch tablet at Mobile World Congress 2012 in February. The alleged specifications include Android 4.0, a 2560 x 1600 resolution display and a 2GHz dual-core processor.
Thursday, 8 Dec 2011
According to Trend Micro, the number of malicious Trojan attacks for Android could increase well beyond 100,000 by Dec 2012.
According to a Financial Times report, Nokia is planning to sell its luxury subsidiary, Vertu. The Finnish handset maker has also appointed Goldman Sachs to oversee the sale process.
Following the recent revelation of the details of the Ivy Bridge desktop processors, another leak has ensued. The product details of the mobile versions of the Ivy Bridge CPU have emerged.
Taiwanese PC manufacturer Acer has recently indicated that it will be banking on Ultrabooks to return them into profitability. As part of the same move, Acer has also signaled that they will stop focusing on "cheap and unprofitable" products in a blind race for market share.
The Facebook app for Android gets a big update, similar to its iOS cousin. Changes include fasting loading of photos and albums, and a left-hand menu with commonly used links.
Android devices and the iPhone are quite similarly matched in terms of hardware, but when it comes to applications, there are still some ways to go before parity is achieved. Instagram is bringing us one step closer to equilibrium by starting work on an Android version.
The 7-inch Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 runs on a single-core 1GHz processor, 512MB RAM, Google Android 2.3 and offers up to 16GB storage at an attractive price of S$299.
Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011
Nokia's Lumia 710, one of two Windows Phone 7.5 devices announced this year, will be available in the coming weeks across M1, StarHub and SingTel, priced at S$505.