February 8th, 2012
Google has finally released a working beta of it’s Chrome Browser for Android. The mobile version of Google’s popular browser on the desktop has been redesigned from the ground-up for mobile devices, prioritizing speed and simplicity while sporting a ton of features from the desktop version.
You can test out Chrome for Android via the Android Market. Just a heads-up, the app seems to be currently limited to those in the US only and requires Android 4.0 Ice cream Sandwich to run. Seems like we’ll have to wait for the build to get finalized before being able to jump in.
Source: Google Chrome Blog
February 6th, 2012
One minor quirk that always irked me with Lightroom was that it always launches whenever I insert device on my USB slot or card reader. And I mean always. While it might be a boon for people doing photography for a living, this is more of an annoyance since the pop-up launches even if there is absolutely no images on the device you are connecting :/.
To prevent Lightroom from automatically launching, you need to turn of the proper option in the preferences.
Important Note: The menu placement will be different in each version of Lightroom. We’re using the latest version, Lightroom 3.
In Windows you need to go to Edit > Preferences > Import
Ensure that the highlighted option is unchecked then press OK. Lightroom will no longer start whenever connecting any media device (or if you’re like me then that means ANY device) to your computer.
December 12th, 2011
The WordPress team at Automattic has just released WordPress 3.3, named “Sonny” in honor of the great jazz saxophonist Sonny Stitt. The update to their offers the usual slew of bugfixes and introduces several new features that will likely appeal to both newbies and advanced users alike.
November 29th, 2011
LG has issued an announcement indicating that the latest Android release, Android 4.0 AKA Ice Cream Sandwich will be making it’s way onto it’s smartphones.
November 29th, 2011
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has just announced that their AMD-branded memory modules will soon be shipping via strategic partners in the US.
For years even before the ATI acquisition, AMD has been supplying the memory modules for Radeon GPU’s production-line, making them a pretty big market-player in the memory industry behind the lines. The company claims that they have used the AMD OverDrive performance optimization tool to test and optimize DRAM in conjunction with their APUs, CPUs, GPUs and chipset platforms.
October 25th, 2011
Apple has quietly refreshed it’s 2011 line of Macbook Pros ahead of holiday shopping (Black Friday deals yay!).
The smallest of the line, the 13″ MBP gets a speed bump and a bigger hard drivel while oth the 15″ and 15″ models get a cpu upgrade and GPU upgrade. The 13″ is still sadly saddled with just an Intel GPU.
October 18th, 2011
Canon has unveiled the latest update to their professional line of dSLR: the Canon EOS-1D X. This 18 megapixel full-frame camera is set to replace the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV.
September 28th, 2011
The Mozilla team has released the final version of Firefox 7.
July 29th, 2011
The retail price of the highly-anticipated top of the line Android Smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S2, is finally here.
Samsung Philippines has announced that the SRP of the handset is set at Php29,990.
The Samsung Galaxy S2 will be available at Globe via prepaid and postpaid kits as well as your local gray market seller.
For the full specs of this wondrous phone, please read our Samsung Galaxy S2 overview.
July 23rd, 2011
Aside from the Macbook Air, Apple has also issued a hardware refresh of it’s Mac mini line bringing Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt, OS X Lion and a slew of other changes to the small mac package.