Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly begun manufacturing the next-generation processor for Apple’s next iPhone. AFP reports that the Taiwanese company, the world’s leading contract microchip maker, has already started producing the A8 processor that will power the iPhone 6.
Dual USB drives seems to be a trend now, not too long ago, SanDisk announced its Ultra Dual USB Drive that comes with two USB ports – a regular USB 2.0 at one end and a microUSB port at the other end, specially designed for easy transfer of content between Android devices and computers, and now it’s Kingston’s turn to announce a similar USB flash drive – the DataTraveler microDuo that allow consumers to expand the storage of their Android tablets and smartphones.
The days leading up to MWC 2014 were dominated by news of both Oppo and Xiaomi expanding their presence in the region. It was, largely, well received, as most of our readers enjoying the potential for growing smartphone options. The situation bears another look now that MWC is past. So are both Oppo and Xiaomi still viable options now that we know what is to come in the next 6 months?
Business cards are great for exchanging contact information, but often lack something. The Arduboy is trying to change all that, by allowing people to play Tetris. Built by programmer Kevin Bates, it is based on a bare bones Arduino board connected to an OLED display. It also has touch sensitive buttons for controls, speakers for audio, and a nine hour battery life.
Previously, a number of lower-end AMD APUs were sold to end-users in the form of soldered-on package. Designed for the budget market, this means that users are not able to purchase just the APU chip alone since it is soldered directly into the motherboard.
That is not the case with the brand new AMD AM1 platform, even though it is still designed for the budget segment of the market with a starting price that is less than RM 200.
Even though the name Sennheiser is always associated with high quality audio products for audiophiles and professionals , the German company actually has made a variety of products for various type of users. For example, the game has long involved in crafting headsets for gaming purposes and the latest in the line is the new Sennheiser G4ME headset series which was recently made available in Malaysia.
Time to give your streetwear dealers a call…especially if you are into the well-known brand from New York, Supreme. The world famous streetwear brand who is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year has listed down a variety of products for the Spring/Summer 2014 season which include this special version of Jawbone Big Jambox.
Qualcomm’s slow upgrading of its processor lineup continues with the quadcore Snapdragon 610 and octacore Snapdragon 615. Both of these new chips are of the 64-bit variant, and are based on the Cortext A53 architecture. Which means they trade off some power to gain the ability to support the new ARMv8 instruction set.
After announcing the availability of their 64-bit server chips in the Cortex A53 and A57 two years ago, MediaTek has now revealed their scaled down version for smartphones in the MT6732. Like most of the other chips made by the company, this new offering will be aimed at the “super mid market” for smartphones.
News has been leaking out of Mobile World Congress 2014 about a Google smartwatch is currently in the works; with Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 manufacturer, LG, colloborating on the device. There is no official word on the matter; however, the Wall Street Journal reportedly discovered the situation from a person familiar with the situation.
During CES 2014 in Las Vegas last month, one of the major announcements that came from AMD during that event is the availability date of the new “Kaveri” A-Series APU. The first wave of the release involves two different processors and both of them have now arrived in Malaysia.
Last year we sponsored the DiGi WWWOW Awards Category “Fave Tech Head” and after much deliberation and a long period of voting, the blogger formerly known as Mr Piratz (now just http://www.piratz.my) emerged the winner!
So we brought him on a RM5,000 shopping spree to get him a new gaming PC! Check out how our day went! It’s not easy to build a PC within a budget, but in the end we got there! Thanks Piratz and congratulations on your recent marriage!