Monday, 6 Aug 2012
ARM has submitted its Mali-T604 GPU for OpenCL 1.1 full profile conformance through the standard-setting organization known as Khronos. With this submission, the company aims to bring "desktop GPU computing features" to the mobile, embedded and SmartTV markets.
According to leaked slides on the Internet, Microsoft will be updating its OEM Activation mechanism to version 3.0 for the upcoming Windows 8. OA 3.0 will allow OEMs to digitally order and receive keys from Microsoft. Also, a unique product key is required to be written into each PC.
In its ongoing trial with Samsung, Apple is forced to reveal secrets regarding how the iPhone was conceived and how the design team worked, giving a rare insight into how the ultra-secretive company conducts its business.
Saturday, 4 Aug 2012
The successor to Galaxy Note has been confirmed for an appearance at Samsung's August 29th Mobile Unpacked event, Reuters reports. On the other hand, press invites for the Samsung event in New York on the 15th tease with a picture of a tablet-like device with ink scribbles around it.
Friday, 3 Aug 2012
Supporting up to 160mm high side-flow tower coolers and long graphics cards up to 330mm in length, the Helios 232 houses two USB 3.0 ports on the front panel and comes with a pre-installed 120mm Xigmatek orange fan along with other features.
Futuremark has announced that Acer, Intel, Qualcomm, and SingTel-Optus have joined its Benchmark Development Program to create a new 3D Mark gaming benchmark for Android-based tablets and smartphones.
Sporting a donut-like design, the Philips Fidelio SoundRing DS3880W is equipped with four high-definition directional speakers as well as Philip's proprietary FullSound technology, so music is dynamically analyzed and optimized.
Viki has collaborated with Microsoft to bring premium TV content to MSN sites in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Viki will localize and stream television shows, movies, and music videos to 17.6 million MSN users.
Citibank, DBS, EZ-Link, M1, SingTel, and StarHub, will launch the nation-wide NFC services through a secure, unified, and comprehensive third-party infrastructure managed by Gemalto and supported by IDA. Consumers will be offered a choice of multiple contactless payment products on their NFC phones, while businesses will have the option of deploying secured mobile services.
Social media management platform, Wildfire Interactive, has been acquired by Google. This is likely done to bolster the search giant's presence in its desperate battle to control the social media marketing space.