After rumours of Microsoft ridding of the Nokia branding on its phones, it seems that Microsoft has finally spoken out and the rumours were indeed true. Through subtle hints such as being redirected to Microsoft owned sites after entering some official Nokia sites, Microsoft has said that their mobile phones will be rebranded as Microsoft Lumia from now on.
It should come as no surprise that Apple products command premium price points, what with the new 27-inch iMac with Retina 5k display selling at a base price of US$2,499 (RM8,186.35) — one Macintosh, however, managed to fetch a whopping US750,000 (RM2,456,887.50) and no, it wasn’t a limited or special variation of an iMac or Macbook but rather an Apple-1 computer.
A recent Windows driver update has been causing issues with USB devices around the world as it appears to be bricking devices using a certain counterfeit chip. The problem surrounds a line of USB-to-Serial microchips made by FTDI, which are one of the most common chips used today in enthusiast and consumer electronics; or more importantly, the update finds these counterfeit chips and renders them inoperable.
Storekini is now offering the Cooler Master Suppressor gaming keyboard for only RM199 and if you purchase it now, the store will even throw in a Cooler Master Xornet Mouse and CM Storm LoL Mousepad worth RM99 for free.
In a recent report on Forbes, Microsoft is poised launch its own wearables soon in the form of a fitness band. Microsoft’s own wearable is set to be released just in time for the holiday season, a timeline which Apple was reportedly eyeing to release its smartwatch but was delayed to 2015 instead.
Apple has finally announced the refresh of the Mac mini at its most recent event. Unlike the iMac with its “5K” display, the improvements aren’t as flashy, but are instead expected adjustments to the popular compact computer system. The processors have been updated to the current generation of Intel “Haswell” chips, along with the new Intel HD Graphics 5000 and Intel Iris integrated graphics options.
At Google I/O few months ago, Google shared its vision of the entertainment in the living room through Android TV. Fast forward to today, the first device to run Android TV is now here in the form of the new Google Nexus Player which is manufactured by ASUS.
Samsung’s U28D590D 4K monitor is potentially the future of desktop computing. Few other monitors are capable of competing with the 3840 x 2160 resolution. We sat down with the display for a few moments to discover if it really is worth the effort, or if the UHD resolution will end up being just another fad.
A team of researchers at Nanyang Technology University in Singapore have developed a lithium-ion battery that is capable of recharging a charge of 70 percent in just two minutes, which compared to the commercially available batteries today, is blazing fast to say the least. And to top it off, the battery has a lifespan of 20 years.
Samsung has announced that is has made a breakthrough in the development of 60GHz WiFi technology, which it says will provide data transfer speeds of up to 4.6Gbps. This would theoretically mean that information would be moving across the network faster than most HDDs are capable of writing the data to disk. According to the Korean company, the new technology will allow for better streaming of high definition video between devices.