Thursday, 4 Apr 2013
According to ZDNet, Windows Blue will be officially named as Windows 8.1. As we have reported in August last year, the Redmond software giant has alleged plans in the pipeline to speed up the release cycle of their new Windows operating system. This development is in line with its decision.
Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013
A full tower available in two versions - windowed and non-windowed - the latest member of the Urban series comes with a front door panel in brushed aluminum to mask the extrusive drive devices, and sound dampening foams to absorb noise on both side panels.
The ASUS GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU Mini graphics card features a factory-overclocked, at 1,006MHz, GeForce GTX 670 graphics chip with 2GB of GDDR5 of video memory. This small form factor card is targeted at mini-ITX and mATX gaming desktop systems. Read on for more details of this new ASUS offering.
Custom notebook builder, Aftershock PC has added the NVIDIA Quadro K3000M into its line-up. This top-tier GPU is meant for professional applications like 3D modelling, architecture and design programs.
Microsoft has started selling the Surface Pro in China yesterday. In addition to the regular edition that runs Windows 8 Pro, there's a new ‘Surface Chinese’ that only supports the Chinese language, runs Windows 8 (the core version), and comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013.
The Hybrid Memory Cube Consortium (HMCC) has announced its new DRAM memory architecture, called the Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) technology, which is touted to improve performance over standard DDR3 and DDR4 DRAM while simultaneously reducing power consumption.
ASUStor has added a series of Usenet download and media streaming tools to its App Central library. These free apps include SABnzbdplus, Sick Beard, CouchPotato, Headphones, and Subsonic.
The WSJ published a piece saying that Apple will begin production of a new iPhone in the second quarter of the year, leading to a possible summer launch. However, the really juicy bits came up later in a Branch discussion, which featured tech-writing heavyweights like MG Siegler and John Gruber.
Facebook sent out invites for an event on 4th April with a teaser to see its new home on Android. Sources told TechCrunch that Facebook will be launching a modified Android version with Facebook integration on the home screen of a HTC phone.
According to sales data, sales of hybrid vehicles has gone up considerably in the U.S. and now has a market share of 4%. This figure is expected to double by the end of the decade.