TECHNOLOGY

Microsoft unveils new Windows tablets at Computex

Microsoft unveils new Windows tablets at Computex

The HP Pro X2 612 (pictured) and a seven-inch tablet from Toshiba were both unveiled by Microsoft’s vice president of OEM partners Nick Parker in Taiwan. HP’s hybrid tablet/laptop was the first to be shown off. According to Parker, the HP Pro X2 612 was “designed from the ground up for business”. Indeed, it seems […]

Sony to stop selling PSP console

Sony to stop selling PSP console

Sony is pulling the plug on its hand-held PlayStation Portable video games machine after 10 years. The Japanese electronics and entertainment company has been pushing the successor console, PlayStation Vita. Tokyo-based Sony said PSP shipments ended in North America in January, will end in Japan this month and later this year in Europe. Discounts on […]

10 feature highlights in Apple’s iOS 8, OS X Yosemite

10 feature highlights in Apple’s iOS 8, OS X Yosemite

Justin Sullivan Getty Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone West center on Monday in San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO — Apple unveiled dozens of new features for its iOS mobile operating system and OS X for computers. Here are 10 highlights: 1.Home automation. […]

It’s on: Apple cranks up the Beats for $3 billion

It’s on: Apple cranks up the Beats for $3 billion

CUPERTINO, Calif. — In an unprecedented teaming of tech brains and musical ears, Apple confirmed Wednesday that it was doubling down on the digital music space it pioneered with iTunes by purchasing Beats Electronics for $3 billion, of which $400 million will vest over time. “We’re gaining rare talent, a fast-growing subscription service and premium […]

Why Apple needs Samsung

Why Apple needs Samsung

Every snob needs an inferior. And thanks to the late Steve Jobs, no company has more deeply integrated snobbery into its brand than Apple. But it’s been years since Apple has had the one competitor it could focus on feeling superior to — which is why the news that Apple and Samsung aren’t engaged in […]

Google driver-less car

Google has reportedly made a driverless car, without steering wheel or brake pedals, which is driven entirely by variety of on-board computers and sensors. Google said that the program is currently in a prototype phase and they will make nearly 100 cars like this for testing purpose.

Samsung to launch Google Glass-like device

Samsung to launch Google Glass-like device

Samsung may release its own Google Glass-like device called Gear Glass as early as September, according to a new report from Korea. It sounds like Gear Glass will be nearly identical in form to Google Glass, if a new report from Business Korea first spotted by Sam Mobile turns out to be true. There will […]

New smart glasses warn when you’re tired

New smart glasses warn when you’re tired

Many people know that they should take breaks when they’re fatigued, but actually recognizing that worn-down state is tricky; it’s all too easy to push past the breaking point. If JINS’ upcoming Meme smart glasses live up to their billing, though, you’ll always know when it’s time to relax. The Bluetooth wearable includes both eye […]