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After Apple, Samsung to Go for 64-Bit Chip Smartphone

After Apple, Samsung to Go for 64-Bit Chip Smartphone After 64-bit processors inclusion in iPhone 5S by Apple, Samsung is next to follow the league. Samsung has announced that its next smartphone will be supported by 64-bit processors.

For taking the benefit of 64-bit processors in Samsung Galaxy phones, the Android Operating System will be required to be updated first.

Coalition group says New Zealand broadband users face $600 million tax

Coalition group says New Zealand broadband users face $600 million tax The Coalition for Fair Internet Pricing lobby group has recently revealed that broadband users in New Zealand face being taxed at least $600 million by the Government; and added that the entire tax amount will to privately-owned monopoly Chorus.

Valve announces ‘Steam Family Sharing’ program

Valve announces ‘Steam Family Sharing’ programOn Tuesday, video game developer Valve announced a new `Steam Family Sharing' program, under which a total of up to 10 Steam accounts will be able to share one single library of digital PC games.

Microsoft: 27,000 New Zealand charities to get free Office 365 software

 27,000 New Zealand charities to get free Office 365 softwareIn an announcement made at the Microsoft TechEd conference in Auckland this week, Paul Muckleston - Microsoft New Zealand general manager - revealed that nearly 27,000 charities in New Zealand are now eligible for free Office 365 software.

Microsoft reportedly set to unveil ‘Surface Pro 2’ and ‘Surface 2’ tablets later this month

Microsoft reportedly set to unveil ‘Surface Pro 2’ and ‘Surface 2’ tablets later this monthAccording to several recent reports, Microsoft is apparently set to unveil the next-generation versions of both its Surface tablet models - the Surface Pro and the Surface RT - towards the end of September.

Designer Dave Hakkens’ concept of a totally modular ‘Phonebloks’ handset with separate “parts”

Designer Dave Hakkens’ concept of a totally modular ‘Phonebloks’ handset with separate “parts”Designer Dave Hakkens, from The Netherlands, has come up with the concept of a completely modular phone - `Phonebloks' - which can be upgraded by the users as and when they want to beef up their devices with new, more recent features.

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