Privacy concerns, particularly following the Edward Snowden leaks in recent times, have spurred a push towards more privacy-centric digital options. Among search engines in particular, one known as DuckDuckGo has bid itself as a more secure option than Google and competing search engines, and it will soon receive a big boost from Apple.
Animators will soon have a new tool to add to their arsenal: Pixar's RenderMan shading and lighting software. The product has been used in the creation process for various Pixar animations, and has already been available commercially for $495 USD.
Dell has introduced updated versions of its Venue 7 and Venue 8 tablets, each bringing with them updated Intel Atom processors, among other things. The tablets will be available on July 1 for $159.99 and $199.99, respectively, proving slightly more expensive than the original models.
The day that is almost three years in the making has finally arrived and Samsung has unveiled the first ever consumer Tizen smartphone, the Samsung Z. Sporting rather decent specs for a completely new breed of smartphones, the Samsung Z will most likely determine the future of the relatively new and untested Tizen platform.
Acer introduced some new products yesterday, among them being a new pair of smartphones: the Acer Liquid E600 and E700. Both smartphones are similar in features and design, with the E700 obviously being the higher-end model of the two. Among other things, both smartphones -- which hit shelves in the third quarter of this year -- offer 5-inch IPS displays.