With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug hitting cinemas this Friday, December 13, our attention yet again turns to one of the film’s most exciting and divisive aspects: Peter Jackson’s decision to film the entire thing at 48 frames per second (fps), rather than the industry standard of 24
Opera has always been the Avis or RC Cola of Web browsers—just behind the leading two, even as the identity of the leaders shifted over time. Opera 12, reviewed some time ago, was the last of one development path. Since then, the rendering engine has shifted (to the Chromium
The Xbox One game console launched in several countries at the same time. One of the launch countries was Australia, and the console has set sales records down under. According to market research firm NPD, Microsoft moved over 65000 Xbox One consoles in Australia in the first three days.
Sony is working on its own revolution in the TV market, with engineers rushing to develop the company’s “four screen” strategy before Apple can release its own television set. “There’s a tremendous amount of R&D going into a different kind of TV set” CEO Howard Stringer told the WSJ, referring
The HTC Radar 4G ($ 100 with a new two-year contract from T-Mobile; price as of November 9, 2011) isn’t a big leap forward for the Windows Phone 7 platform. The Radar 4G does ship with the latest software version, Mango, and it supports T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network. But otherwise,
LG is rumoured to be the manufacturer Google has turned to for a possible 8-inch Nexus tablet. The LG V510, which has previously been spied on a Bluetooth Special Interest Group listing as undergoing tests for Bluetooth certification, is now being linked to the software giant through a database
Samsung this evening announced it will launch the industry’s first 1-terabyte (1TB) mSATA SSD this month. That doubles the capacity (512GB) of some of the largest-capacity mSATA SSDs generally available today. As such, the 1TB 840 EVO mSATA SSD is poised to bring unprecedented large-capacity hard storage to some
Posted by Abhijeet M. on 06 December 2013 at 12:15 India is a market Google has been increasingly focusing on lately, and the company has launched the Samsung Chromebook in the country as yet another step towards increasing its presence in the region. The Chromebook is priced at Rs.
Google is really putting its card-based aesthetic everywhere it can. That design style is now making its way to its browser-based Google News web app, making the service not just usable on mobile device but good-looking as well. This card design, which could be traced back to Google Now’s
Alienware laptops have long had a reputation for elite gaming machines, with high resolution displays, dedicated graphics, and tons of processing power always coming standard. On sale right now with a coupon, you can save a hefty sum off the most portable of the bunch in the Alienware 14.