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  • In Soviet Russia, GPS Kills The iPhone

    There is no denying that the iPhone is the single device which is capable of making other standalone gadgets obsolete due to its capabilities. But even then, that has not stopped various smartphone OEMs from proudly attempting to make something which has often been touted as the “iPhone killer”. And this time, the latest ‘iPhone

  • Piracy Rears Its Ugly Head At Windows Phone 7

    Windows Phone 7 may have reached a new high in terms of user experience, but it appears that the Redmond giant has forgotten about one key aspect of the OS in their quest to make it as user-friendly and polished as possible. And it appears that this oversight may be coming back to bite them

  • HTC files trademark for HTC Scribe, hints at tablet device

    Despite other manufacturers who have launched their tablet devices, HTC has none yet to compete in this space. But that could change next year as the Taiwanese company has filed a trademark to the names “Scribe” and “HTC Scribe” which hint at the possibility of the tablet device.

  • Android Market secretly reaches 200,000 apps

    While Android has been playing catch up to Apple’s App store, it looks like the Google camp has just secretly welcomed their milestone 200,000 apps; Apple’s App store is reported to offer 300,000 apps and growing.

  • Universal Tech MyMovie MV3800 and MV2500 review: Because Movies Are Meant To Be Viewed On Big Screens

    If Hello Kitty can never have too many friends, then we over at VR-Zone will proudly claim that one can never have too many movies to watch, especially in this era of 2TB hard disk drives and the upcoming fiber-optic broadband network. And we got not one, but two media players up for review this

  • Nintendo’s 3D gaming not suitable for young gamers

    Scheduled to launch in February next year, the Nintendo 3DS claims to offer 3D effects without the need for 3D glasses. However, the company warns parents that the upcoming handheld game console may not be suitable for young gamers.

  • Samsung launches new NX11 and lens line-up

    The NX10 was Samsung’s first APS-C crop CMOS mirrorless interchangeable lens digital camera, and in September, the NX100 was launched. Today, the maker has announced NX11, the upgraded model of the NX10 and is compatible with the new i-Function lens, introduced for the NX100.

  • First Looks: ECS H67H2-I (Intel H67 Express) Mini-ITX Motherboard

    Join VR-Zone.com in our exclusive preview of ECS’ upcoming Mini-ITX motherboard for Intel’s Sandy Bridge LGA 1155 processors!

  • Turn your AMD Radeon HD 6950 to HD 6970 BIOS flash mod

    How to turn your S$459 card into a S$569 card… in just 5 minutes, no hardware tricks required! What can be accomplished: GPU: 800MHz to 880MHz Memory: 1250MHz to 1375MHz Shaders: 1408 to 1536 shaders ~11% performance increase! Read on to find out more.

  • Motorola Defy Review: Android smartphone built to fit your lifestyle

    The Motorola Defy was announced earlier this month and claims to offer all the features and performance of a smartphone. And in addition, it is dust-proof, water and scratch resistant. So is it really as good as it’s said to be? Read on.

  • Intel Sandy Bridge laptop goes on sale: HP Pavilion dv6-4103TX

    We spotted an Intel Sandy Bridge laptop from HP already on retail at a local computer superstore. The HP Pavilion dv6-4103TX comes with a quad-core Intel Core i7-2630QM Processor, 4GB of DDR3 memory and (re-badged) AMD Radeon HD 6570M graphics.

  • The Daily VR-Zone News Summary – 23 December 2010

    To wrap up this week’s news: AMD Llano production from June 2011, shipping Q3 2011; Zalman CNPS9900 Max Heatsink review; Sharp brings Galapagos 3D phones to China; Google Chrome Cr-48 Laptop Found For Sale on eBay; DC Universe Online – Area 51 video. And VR-Zone hereby wishes everyone a Merry Christmas!

  • Android 2.2 Froyo comes to HTC Wildfire

    Good news for owners of the HTC Wildfire. According to a Facebook discussion post, the Android smartphone will be getting the Android 2.2 Froyo update, starting this week in Europe. And yes, other parts of the world will be getting it too.

  • Sex does NOT sell on Microsoft Kinect

    The new Microsoft Kinect whereby “you are the controller” has become a very popular interactive gaming experience for the family. But besides genres like dancing, driving, sports and interacting with subjects such as animals, some game companies are utilizing the technology for adult-based games. And Microsoft is saying it does not condone such sex-themed games.

  • The Daily VR-Zone News Summary – 17 December 2010

    To wrap up this week’s news: review of the SilverStone Grandia GD05 case, and Patriot Viper Xtreme PC3 16000 CAS 9 2X2GB memory; Google Android 2.4, not 3.0 may arrive in February; MeeGo Tablet coming in Q3 2011?; and EA drops iPhone game prices to $0.99.

  • MeeGo Tablet Coming in Q3 2011?

    Nokia and Intel collaboration on the MeeGo mobile platform has been delayed for the longest time, and till now we still have yet to see MeeGo smartphones or devices on retail shelves. Interestingly, some online sources reported about a tablet that runs on MeeGo. Read on to see the demo.

  • Yahoo! plans to shut down some services including Delicious and Altavista

    Web service provider Yahoo! said it will be streamlining its business and plans to shut down some of their services. Among the services that may be affected are social bookmark Delicious; online news aggregator Buzz; and search site AlltheWeb and Altavista.

  • LG Optimus 2X claims world’s first and fastest dual-core smartphone

    Unlike most mobile phone makers that incorporate ARM Cortex A8 processor to their latest phones, LG has gone with Nvidia Tegra 2 for their new Optimus 2X Android smartphone. The Optimus 2X also claims to be the world’s first smartphone (and fastest) with dual-core processor. Update: The LG Optimus 2X will be available in Singapore in Q1 next year.

  • Huawei launches IDEOS S7 Android Tablet in Singapore

    The IDEOS S7 Android tablet from Huawei was spotted at the Communicasia trade show in Singapore, earlier June this year (and was known as SmaKit S7). Today, the China-based telecommunication and networking company has officially announced the tablet in Singapore.

  • AMD Radeon HD 6970 and HD 6950 Review

    After unexpected delays (and plenty of rumors that soon followed), AMD’s Radeon HD 6970 and Radeon HD 6950 finally see the light of day. The Cayman GPU brings a new VLIW4 core design that offers better efficiency and improved tessellation performance among others. AMD has positioned the HD 6970 as the superior enthusiast GPU, while