Sony Mobile started a new chapter of their smartphone design with Xperia Z. The refreshment was very welcome and Sony sold a large amount of smartphones since then, and Xperia Z, as a pioneer in this ...
ASUS started with restyling the DirectCU model, which brought a breadth of fresh air in their recognizable design. With the cheaper GTX 760 model, aside from esthetics, there weren’t many changes. Con...
New Radeon with R9 280X markings won’t bring too much innovation, because the manufacturers find it the easiest to just replace the old BIOS with a new one. Luckily, that doesn’t change the fact that ...
Anyone who was at least a bit interested in the global gaming scene in the last ten years has certainly heard about a guy named Johnathan Wendel, who’s far more known by his nickname Fatal1ty. Even th...
Merciless tempo that Samsung imposed on themselves as well as others with their yearly cycle of new generations of Galaxy devices bore fruit and Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 are among the top selling m...
Nikon Coolpix A: DSLR Miniaturization
Sony Xperia Z1: Metallic and waterproof
ASUS GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II: Highest-level redesign
ASUS Radeon R9 280X Matrix Platinum: Ultimate, again
OCZ Fatal1ty 750 W: Power unit with a pedigree
Samsung Galaxy Note 3: From outsider to favorite in only three years
Just one day after the release of the Chromecast TV dongle, Google said to LA Times it has ended a Netflix promotion tied to it. The promotion gave users three free months of Netflix's video streaming service. While the Chromecast retails for $35, three months of Netflix's streaming service normally costs $23.97. Chromecast is a device that lets users send video and audio content from their smartphones, tablets and laptops to their TVs. The device is plugged into the TV through an HDMI port and pulls content from the cloud by connecting to Wi-Fi.
ASUS Taichi secured multiple Computex Taipei 2013 awards, including the prestigious Best Choice of the Year Award, a Best Choice Golden Award, and a Computex d&i Gold Award. It has attained the most accolades of any single product this year. In total, ASUS products won three Best Choice Awards and eleven Computex d&i Awards. The Best Choice of the Year Award is especially significant, selected from among all Best Choice Golden Award nominees. Award ceremonies took place at the Taipei International Convention Center, where President of Taiwan Ma Ying-jeou acknowledged ASUS contributions to design and technology and personally offered the awards to ASUS CEO Jerry Shen.
If you ever wanted to have phone wallet and a smartphone pouch in one item, consider yourself lucky, as Golla made exactly that for you. The Willie Phone Wallet is essentially a soft wallet made of PU leather, with a slot for your smartphone. It looks nice and stylish, is easy to use, and offer good protection for your phone all the time. Flap is easily secured via two velcro straps, which is great as it host three slots which can be used for credit cards or IDs. On the back side there is a huge pocket with a zipper, allowing for safe keeping of money bills and change. It also hold slim belt loop if you are fond of carrying your smartphone this way.
Shortly after Futuremark released 3DMark on the Google Play store a couple of weeks ago, they were contacted by James Coote (@JamesACoote), developer of upcoming OUYA game Executive Star, who was keen to try 3DMark on his OUYA dev kit. You can see results in detail here, and check a video of James running 3DMark on his OUYA here.
ASUS announced the portable B1M Ultra-bright Wireless LED Projector with ASUS Wi-Fi Projection technology for presentations and media streaming without the need for cables. Designed for professional use, the B1M is a short-throw projector with a compact and lightweight design that makes it easy to carry in a briefcase or bag. The B1M features a bright 700 lumens Eco-LED light source with low operating temperatures for near-instant set-up and shut-down times, and a long lifespan that drastically reduces the total cost of ownership.
HP was selected by DreamWorks Animation to deliver the technology behind “The Croods,” pushing the boundaries of modern imagery for this prehistoric animated adventure that is anything but primitive.
“Cutting-edge digital manufacturing requires a huge amount of compute power and orchestrated collaboration across our studios,” said Derek Chan, head, Technology Global Operations, DreamWorks Animation. “HP Converged Infrastructure ensures that our filmmakers have the technical resources they require to bring their creative vision to life and deliver amazing films to our audiences.”
Stanford Engineering's Center for Turbulence Research has set a new record in computational science by successfully using a supercomputer with more than one million computing cores to solve a complex fluid dynamics problem—the prediction of noise generated by a supersonic jet engine. Joseph Nichols, a research associate in the center, worked on the newly installed Sequoia IBM Bluegene/Q system that once topped list of the world's most powerful supercomputers, boasting 1,572,864 compute cores (processors) and 1.6 petabytes of memory connected by a high-speed five-dimensional torus interconnect.
The ITU has approved a new video format that could bring 4k video to future broadband networks, while also making streaming HD video available even on bandwidth-constrained mobile networks. The H.265 standard, also informally known as High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), is designed to provide high-quality streaming video, even on low-bandwidth networks. The new video format is the successor to the H.264 codec, which nearly every video publisher has standardized after the release of the iPad and several other connected devices.
The Google co-founder Sergey Brin was photographed on the New York City subway this weekend - wearing the Google Glass headgear, of course. Brin was spotted by Noah Zerkin, who describes himself as a wearable computing and augmented reality enthusiast.
"Yeeeah... I just had a brief conversation with the most powerful man in the world. On the downtown 3 train. Nice guy," Zerkin tweeted on Sunday, attaching a photo of Brin decked out in the Google glasses and a black ensemble.
Google Glass is the product of Google's Project Glass and are head-mounted, augmented reality glasses that offer a single, tiny view screen, voice recognition, and photo and video capture.