Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012
Alongside the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display and the new Mac Mini, Apple also unveiled its next-generation iMac. Available in 21.5- and 27-inch screen sizes, the new iMac boasts faster processors, a re-engineered display, and an edge that measures just 5mm thin. Prices start from S$1,788.
In addition to the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display and the new iMac, Apple has also updated its Mac Mini models with new Intel 'Ivy Bridge' processors. The S$788 base model features the 2.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, Intel HD 4000 graphics, 4GB of RAM, and a 500GB hard drive.
Apple has just added a second Retina display-equipped MacBook Pro to its laptop lineup. The just announced 13-inch MacBook Pro features a 2,560 x 1,600-pixel LED-backlit display, and the base model with a 2.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of flash storage is priced at S$2,388.
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012
Engineered with new construction methods and treated with performance-boosting sensor-reactive surface coatings, the Razer Invicta, Manticor, Destructor 2, and Megasoma 2 gaming mats were put through rigorous qualitative processes, including mouse lift-off, acceleration, and precision tests.
A Japanese blog has shown Sony Mobile's rumored flagship C650 phone (codenamed Odin) spotting a 5-inch display with a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. Also, the device is said to make its first official appearance at CES next year.
Skype, the voice call and chat service provider that was acquired by Microsoft late last year for US$8.5 million, has announced a new Modern-style version of Skype for Windows 8. The app will be pre-installed on devices from 12 manufacturers, and be made available in the Windows Store come October 26.
Bill Gates recently sat down with Steve Clayton, who writes for Microsoft's Technet blog, to share his thoughts on Windows 8 and what this new operating system means for the company.
Monday, 22 Oct 2012
We know that the HTC J Butterfly smartphone, in all its 5-inch Super LCD 3, 440ppi glory, was recently unveiled in Japan. Now, Android Central has posted leaked images showing what is possibly a US/Verizon version of the J Butterfly called the HTC DLX (short for HTC Deluxe).
According to a recent report by The Korea Times, OLED TVs are unlikely to hit retail shelves anytime soon with rumors suggesting that manufacturing problems faced by the likes of LG and Samsung could delay the official launch of these highly anticipated TV sets until 2013.
Friday, 19 Oct 2012
80 years in print later, Newsweek will move to an all-digital format early 2013 and will cease its print publication on the last day of this year due to the increasingly challenging print advertising environment, and a growing online audience.