News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 6 Mar 2014
FreedomPop announced the coming of a smartphone that guarantees security via encryption called the Snowden Phone. Named after Eric Snowden, the NSA whistleblower, this phone is actually a Samsung Galaxy S2 that has been tweaked and tinkered to include encryption in communication.
Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014
Cortana is the digital personal assistant of Windows Phone 8.1, which is what Siri is to iOS or Google Now is to Android. Hit the link and learn a bit more about Cortana.
Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014
ASUS Philippines' Summer Mod Contest 2014 is open to all PC enthusiasts and modders of any level. Top prizes include an ROG Maximus VI Formula, Gryphon Z87, ROG Orion Pro, and a GeForce GTX 760 graphics card.
It seems that Apple will be showing iOS integration in cars called "CarPlay" at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show. First to have iOS integrated will be cars from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo. Other car manufacturers are expected to follow suit.
Monday, 3 Mar 2014
MyView has added to its Movephone line the Cygnus, a dual-SIM smartphone that comes with a 4.3-inch touchscreen, dual-core processor, and a 5-megapixel main camera, retailing for less than PhP 5,000.
Sun Cellular is now offering the Galaxy S Duos 2 through Sun Plan 450. Samsung's dual-SIM smartphone comes with a 4-inch touchscreen, dual-core processor, and a 5-megapixel main camera.
Friday, 28 Feb 2014
The WD Purple is a new HDD category that aims at the video surveillance market. The new HDD line adds to WD's other offerings such as the Black, Blue, Green, and Red hard drives.
Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014
Researchers at GE have invented a refrigeration system that is touted to be 20 per cent more energy efficient than current systems. Their new system features a heat pump driven by customized magnets.
AMD has just launched its new, mid-range R7 265 GPU. It is expected to be available late this month, with a launch price of US$149.
Huawei released an amusing clip that shows its upcoming mobile devices to be launched at Mobile World Congress 2014, and it also takes a pot shot at some of its competitors, Samsung and Apple.