Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013
Sony spokesman Dan Race issued a statement to The Washington Post that the number of PlayStation 4 consoles affected by the "blue light of death" is fewer than 1 percent of all consoles sold.
After tearing down the PlayStation 4 and analyzing its components, it is believed that each console costs Sony about US$381 to build.
ASRock has announced its Z87 Extreme11/ac motherboard that features a whopping 22 SATA 6Gbps connectors. Six SATA connectors are provided by the Intel Z87 PCH. The additional 16 SAS-3/SATA 6Gbps ones are courtesy of the onboard LSI SAS 3008 controller, in combination with a 3X24R expander.
Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013
AMD has announced its 12GB FirePro S10000 graphics card that is meant for high performance computing (HPC) implementations. NVIDIA also has its own solution, in the form of the 12GB Tesla K40 graphics card.
StarHub and WeChat have announced the launch of Singapore's first WeChat plan, enabling StarHub Mobile prepaid customers to discover and connect with existing and new friends.
Netgear has just launched the ReadyNAS 716, a high-end NAS that enables easy storage and extreme throughput for businesses and campus environments, supporting up to 500 concurrent users.
Toshiba has just announced the availability of the portable 13-inch Portege Z30 Ultrabook, as well as the more affordable 14-inch Tecra Z40. Both models from the Z-series will come with the latest Intel Core processors, as well as business and security features for the enterprise environment.
David Eun, EVP and head of the Open Innovation Center at Samsung defended the Galaxy Gear smart watch and shared his personal thoughts that the company is not given credits for innovating and getting the device into the market.
The new gaming headset from SteelSeries, the Siberia Elite, has been made available in Singapore and will be priced at S$339.
Monday, 18 Nov 2013
Google has released an iOS version of their Google Play Music service. Users with Apple devices can expect the same functionality from Google Play Music as Android users, except for the fact that the former will not be able to purchase music from the service.