Apple online stores in several more countries have been updated with a new version of the iPhone 5C smartphone. That new version is the iPhone 5C 8GB and it is now available in the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Poland, Czech Republic, Ireland, Portugal, Austria, Spain, and Norway. Apple online stores in those countries were reportedly down briefly before coming back online with the new device listed.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been studying Saturn for a long time. The spacecraft spied something interesting making its way through the rings of the giant planet. Cassini spied a disturbance in the A ring, which is the outer most ring of the planet's bright and large rings. Scientists have determined that the disturbance is an arc that is about 20% brighter than its surroundings.
Corning has unveiled a new high speed data cable that it calls the USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning. These cables are capable of high data transfer speeds over a longer distance than copper cables can achieve. Corning says the optical cables can support transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps over a distance of 30 meters.
Fujifilm has announced a new tele-conversion lens for its X100 and X100S digital cameras. We spent some hands-on time with the X100S digital camera at CES 2013 and it looked to be a high quality camera. Photographers out there using either of those Fujifilm digital cameras can now get a new tele-conversion lens that is called the TCL-X100.
The Last of Us was one of the best games to hit the PS3 game console. Rumors about the game for the PS4 have been swirling for months now and a release date has finally surfaced via some retailers. Retailers Target, GameFly, and BestBuy are all listing the launch date for the game as June 20. It's worth noting that Naughty Dog and Sony haven't officially confirmed this launch date.
BitTorrent Sync is a feature that was announced a while back that is designed to be a cloud-like storage device that lets the user sync files across multiple devices. These files don’t have a home on the web like most cloud storage services, rather the files are shared across all your devices. BitTorrent has announced a new twist for BitTorrent Sync.
A Samsung executive named Yoon Han-kil is talking up some of the plans that Samsung has for new devices in 2014. One of the devices that the executive has tipped is a new smartwatch that will be based on Android. An Android-based smartwatch is a bit of a change considering that the Gear 2 and other devices ditched Android in favor Tizen.
Toshiba has announced two new lines of notebook computers that are aimed at the everyday users out there who want performance tempered with a lower price. The new notebook series includes the Satellite L55, L75, C44, and C75 machines. Both L series machines focus on entertainment features with the L55 offering a 15.6-inch screen and the L75 features a 17.3-inch screen.
Google has been peddling its Google Glass wearable device for a while now and so far, to be able to buy one, you had to be invited. Even once you were invited, you still needed to cough up the $1500. If you have been dreaming about becoming a Glass user, but didn't know anyone who could invite you, today is your day.