Christmas may be the best time to finally get off that PC and spend time with friends and family, but users would do well to ensure that their computers are in shape for some serious updating. Come Patch Tuesday, Microsoft will be releasing a large number of patches to fix flaws in its software products
Motorola has announced their new Defy smartphone which claims to be dust-proof, water and scratch resistant. Featuring 3.7-inch touchscreen display, the Motorola Defy will be available exclusively at all StarHub outlets by 18 December.
Just when everyone thought Google Wave will go down in history as one of the biggest flops ever, out comes Google with an announcement to ensure that Wave will continue to live on in some way. Except that this time, it will be the open-source community which Wave will call its home from now on:
A couple of days ago, many Optimus owners were understandably disappointed to find out their their smartphone was essentially locked out from any firmware update to Gingerbread. Turns out that even companies get their information mixed up sometimes, and LG has since issued a statement to correct their mistake. Thanks for clearing that up promptly,
It is public knowledge that Intel is extremely keen on establishing a presence in the rapidly-growing slate and smartphone markets, in spite of ARM holding on to its dominance in that area by a large margin. However, the latest slides from Intel reveal that the chip giant is not ready to take on ARM head-on
NVIDIA today announced that NVIDIA® SLI® technology has been licensed by the world’s leading motherboard manufacturers – including Intel, ASUS, GIGABYTE, MSI and EVGA – for use on their Intel P67 Express motherboards designed for the upcoming Intel® Sandy Bridge processors.
Everybody knows what a “white Christmas” is supposed to mean, but Samsung is apparently thinking that this year’s festive season and its accompanying public holiday ought to be celebrated with a little more color variety. And it plans to do so by introducing two new MP3 players in time for the festive season, which are
Adobe has announced that Lightroom 3.3 and Camera Raw 6.3 updates are available for immediate download. This will bring raw file support to 15 new popular camera models including Nikon D7000 and Canon Powershot S95, as well as lens profiles for over 60 new Nikon, Canon, Pentax and Sigma lenses.
We have seen manufacturers like Samsung, Viewsonic, Creative Technology, Toshiba and Dell with their new Android-based tablet device, and it looks like Motorola is also coming up with theirs, called the MotoPad. The 7-inch MotoPad will run Android 3.0 (codenamed Honeycomb).
The festive season is now upon us, and like any good OEM, MSI has got a few announcements up its sleeves for customers. Up on the list are details of a new mini-ITX board which runs on the current “Pineview” Atom processors, as well as a new line of notebooks with enough computing power suited
In our NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 review, we feature Gainward’s custom-designed GeForce GTX 570 Golden Sample ‘Goes Like Hell’ (GS GLH) Edition card. VR-Zone.com takes a look at where the GTX 570 (overclocked or not) stands against previous-generation products, and the current GTX 580 flagship.
HTC has opened their new flagship concept store in Singapore, and it is at the new NEX shopping mall at Serangoon Central. The concept store claims to be the first in Singapore to offer HTC products, render personal consultation and product demonstration as well as redemption services for promotions.
Power outages are probably one of the most-hated disruptions to people’s daily lives, especially when it happens right smack in the middle of a televised soccer match between the top contenders for the Premiere League championship. Toshiba’s answer to the problem: make that TV run on batteries. Which is exactly what it has done with its
In recent times, more and more budget-centric earphone brands such as SoundMAGIC and BrainWavz from China have started to penetrate the audiophile market with quality audio at just a fraction of the cost, compared to the European and Japanese rivals. However, amidst the onslaught of these Chinese makers emerge a new brand from Vietnam, by the name of Sunrise.
ASUS may have broken off with Garmin in the joint-production of smartphones, but the Taiwanese maker is still going strong. Aside from their Android devices, ASUS is also offering smartphones based on the latest Windows Phone 7 platform. And from online sources, the ASUS E600 Windows Phone will be retailing soon and could be with AT&T in
It is one thing to have a HDTV, and it is another thing to own a video game console. But selling a TV with a recent video game console built into it has to be a world’s first. And this is not an embedded NES or SNES console we are talking about: apparently, Sony has
Would any sane person pay US$25,000 for a computer? Most probably not, unless that computer is one that can really be considered as an out-of-this-word collector’s item. But the interesting part is, this particular Mac SE which was put up for auction in eBay nicely falls into the “out-of-the-world” category, perhaps even more so than
Google has officially announced its Nexus S smartphone, co-developed by Google themselves and Samsung. The Nexus S has 16GB of built-in memory, runs on a 1GHz A8 (Hummingbird) processor and is loaded with the latest Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) platform.
That might have sounded a little over-dramatic, but it seems that such a thing has actually happened in the real world, if you took the phrase at its literal meaning. A designer has seemingly been able to recreate some rather realistic mini-sculptures of European cities out of nothing but broken computer junk. Yes, you read
Nobody likes to deal with changes made to the user-interface of any application as it usually involves some degree of relearning and getting used to the new interface presentation, along with the impression that interface changes typically results in certain usability features being broken in the process of doing so. However, it seems that such