June 2, 2011 – SINGAPORE – Skype announced that it is providing silicon vendors with a new standard interface for communication to H.264 encoding cameras. The new Skype UVC 1.4 standard will become the de facto standard for video calling giving silicon vendors the opportunity to develop cameras for Skype applications built on SkypeKit. SkypeKit is a collection of software and APIs that allows any Internet connected device to offer Skype voice and video calls.
This geek went to check out the launch of the new Linksys E-series routers today. You can see more photos of the launch event in my Color album here.
Advanced Functionality Meets Style With the New Linksys Maximum Performance Wireless Router
The New Next Gen NBN Ready Linksys E4200 Dual-Band Router Delivers Robust Speed And Range For The Ultimate Wireless Home Living
Singapore, 7 April 2011 – Cisco today unveiled its best-in-class wireless home router – the Linksys® E4200 Maximum Performance Dual-Band Wireless-N Router. As the flagship model of the new Linksys E-series family line, the Linksys E4200 is designed for optimum home theatre performance and works seamlessly with the latest entertainment devices, including Internet TVs, iPad mobile devices, game consoles, smart phones, e-readers, and VoIP devices. This new router not only helps boost performance and range in the home, but also provides industry-leading speed of up to 450 Mbps* for smooth streaming of video, music and uninterrupted gaming. The Linksys E4200 is Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (Next Gen NBN) ready and optimises the speed of the fibre broadband network to deliver the performance demanded by wireless devices today.
Singapore’s so far behind South Korea when it comes to mobile infrastructure and technology. In fact, our infrastructure has become so overloaded that I think Singaporeans will be happy just to be able to make phone calls without lines dropping. At least it’s true for this geek and my friends.
So we can only dream of the days when mobile video becomes as ubiquitous in Singapore as it is now in Japan and South Korea. I guess this technology by Syniverse is one good example of how the South Koreans are powering ahead while we are left “buffering”.
New video offering gives consumers industry-first ability to send live video broadcasts to any mobile device or PC on any network
SINGAPORE – Feb. 28, 2011 – Consumers have long wanted a face-to-face connection via mobile and now those in South Korea can have it. Syniverse Technologies announced today that Korea Telecom (KT), the country’s largest fixed-line operator and its second-largest mobile network operator, is deploying a new mobile video broadcast service that is interoperable across every 3G and 4G network and device, as well as PCs. (more after the break)
Elite console with Forza Motorsports 3 and Two Hit Titles To Bring Family and Friends Together.
SINGAPORE – January 18, 2010 – Microsoft today announced a new package in Singapore of its Xbox 360® Elite console with 120GB hard drive and “Forza Motorsports® 3” in time for the Chinese New Year celebrations. Available in stores from 18 January 2010 at an estimated retail price of Read more…
Here’s a new device that seeks to provide the best of mobility and richness in experience which I blogged about on CNET Asia recently, a Nokia Windows-based machine! The current computers in the market are seeking to be more mobile and on the other end, mobile phones lack the richness of experience with the small screens. Machines like this seek to bridge the gap in between, offering the best of mobility and richness of experience.
Espoo, Finland - After more than 25 years as a pioneer and leader in the mobile industry, Nokia will bring its rich mobility heritage and knowledge to the PC world with the new, Windows based, Nokia Booklet 3G.
Powered by the efficient Intel Atom processor, the Nokia Booklet 3G Read more…
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Nokia new Nseries flagship puts your personal internet experience into your pocket
SINGAPORE, 5 June 2009 – The highly-anticipated Nokia N97 finally arrived in Malaysia and Singapore to much fanfare at a unique Web-themed launch party held at the Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur. Guests were treated to an immersive Internet experience that combined all the Nokia N97 has to offer – social networking, localised Web widgets and application, multimedia capabilities and a personal touch that exemplifies the S60 5th edition touch experience.
As the new N-series flagship device, the Nokia N97 brings the features and power of Read more…
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Many people tweeted this. Found it quite amusing that all the iPhone users are having problems at the US geekfest. No, I don’t think AT&T realises that geekfest is in Austin. Fail.
It’s been a while since I’ve been so excited over a new phone. Even though the Blackberry Bold has been around for a while and I’ve kinda resisted getting it for months. I was simply blown away when I finally got it. It’s like falling in love all over again. Sorry, I did say I’m a geek right?
I installed a nice theme on the desktop with 13 icons, loving it!
Interesting innovation by the Japanese. Can be very useful indeed.
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Nokia’s first touch-screen based phone for the mass market! My first peek shared here.
MC-ee Denise Keller