It’s finally Friday and if you think that the weekend is short, you’re going to wish it were shorter. Storekini will have a special sale on Monday, 22 September 2014 to let you purchase the Logitech x100 Wireless Speaker at a very special price. If you need new wireless speakers, do tune into Storekini this coming Monday from 3pm to 4pm. Want more? There’ll also be a Flash Sales happening some time next week so hit the break for the details.
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.
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.
Qualcomm is preparing to further expand its reach in the budget smartphone market with the new Snapdragon 210 processor. The main weapon in this arsenal is its ability to bring LTE capabilities to sub-US$100 (RM320) smartphones, which is something that competitor MediaTek has yet to achieve.
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.
SanDisk has announced that its new line of Ultra II solid state drives are now available in Malaysia. These SSDs are designed to cater to the customer who is concerned with battery life and power efficiency. An enhanced SSD Dashboard allows users to constantly monitor the performance of the drive, while also making it easier to obtain firmware upgrades.
Intel is pushing very hard for the Internet of Things to come true; to help that along it has finally made the Edison development board available to developers and manufacturers from today. The computer is about the size of an SD card, and is intended to allow manufacturers, entrepreneurs, and just about anyone to create wearable devices; or just allow their appliances to become connected to the internet.
Intel will be released a specialised tablet for manufacturers to base future development on. Called the “Intel Reference Design For Android”, the device will be the most stable operating environment Intel can come up with and will receive constant updates. Created in conjunction with Google, the company intends for the reference tablet to function as a guideline for manufacturers to build future Android products based on its technology.
It looks like our colleagues at Storekini.com have been very generous lately. On top of the big discount offered on the Acer Liquid S2 (only RM999, normal price is RM1,888), they now have a promotion for the Logitech Keyboard Case by Zagg for only RM119, down from RM229.