Details about Sony’s prototype wearable glasses have been published by the company. This comes as it is now offering the SDK to developers, with the SmartEyeglass soon to follow by the end of the FY2014 (which is March 2015). The initial build can connect with Android 4.1 and later, which gives it quite a large range of compatible smartphones.
The upcoming version of Google’s Android operating system is set to arrive with data encryption options turned on by default. While there has been no official statement made by the company, a spokesman informed the Washington Post that it is working on getting the feature to work right out of the box.
NVIDIA has announced the availability of the next generation of graphics cards. The GeForce GTX 980 and 970 are Maxwell based high performance GPUs, which was leaked to be some of the most powerful around. Aside from the expected bumps in performance, these cards are equipped with the new Voxel Global Illumination technology to improve on in-game lighting effects. They also implement some new features for the impending VR headset revolution.
Now that iOS 8 has been released and the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be launching tomorrow, what’s next for Apple? iPads and OS X Yosemite of course. It has been reported that the Cupertino company will be holding an event next month to unveil two new iPads and to release the next OS X version.
WikiLeaks has released updated information about FinFisher, the software used by governments to conduct surveillance on citizens. The leak hopes that the information will help researchers uncover human rights abuses that happens with the software; although some critics are calling the public release an extremely short sighted and reckless move.
With concerns about snooping on the internet, BitTorrent has just released an public Alpha of its new chat app: Bleep. The instant messaging client is an attempt to use P2P technology to create a chat network that doesn’t pass through any servers; thus, making it harder for anyone to eavesdrop on the conversation.
Adata has launched the most recent version of it XPG line of high performance RAM. The XPG V3 DDR3 memory is designed for overclocking and runs at 3100MHz to get the most out of the hardware. Also included are the removable heat sinks, mainly for aesthetics and modders who want to change the colour of their internals.
The new 15.6-inch Gigabyte P15F v2 gaming laptop is now available in Malaysia. As a gaming platform aimed at the gamer on a budget, the P15F cuts surprisingly few corners in trying to balance cost and performance. It also provides several upgrade options for those with a little extra money to spend.
Graphics power has always been an issue with gaming laptops, and it is nigh impossible to install a full sized GPU without losing all semblance of portability. MSI’s solution to this problem is to provide the new GS30 Shadow gaming laptop with a GamingDock that will boost performance when the two are combined.
It is not a secret that Microsoft is planning to unveil Windows 9 a.k.a Threshold to the world really soon. As we get closer to the rumoured date for the press event, two tech sites in Germany have published a set of screenshots from an early build of Windows 9 Technical Preview which provided an early look to the new operating system.