Stories by Sim Ahmed

  • Samsung embraces Windows 8 with new device

    By Sim Ahmed | 27 November, 2012 01:19

    When Microsoft's Windows 8 launched in late October, manufacturers released a plethora of devices to take advantage of the touch-inspired OS.

  • Samsung locked and loaded with new Ultrabook

    By Sim Ahmed | 30 October, 2012 21:53

    Samsung, which has steadily become the leader of the pack in the Android mobility space, is looking to get the same dominance in the PC space, and with its latest Series 9 laptop it has got one hell of a weapon on its hands.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note Tablet, better but still not great

    By Sim Ahmed | 02 October, 2012 00:47

    Back in March Samsung released the first generation of the Galaxy Note, a tablet/phone hybrid that piqued the interest of many tech enthusiasts (myself included). At the time I gave the original Note a 3.5 star review. I was blown away by the fantastic screen, but thought it was an awkward size and disappointed by what was, arguably, its most important feature -- the S-Pen stylus.

  • Google takes the glory, Asus does the work

    By Sim Ahmed | 13 August, 2012 19:25

    The Google Nexus 7 tablet was launched to much anticipation earlier this year. Since the original Nexus phone, Google has held this range of devices up as a showcase of the Android OS potential.

  • App to help the blind wins Microsoft Imagine Cup NZ

    By Sim Ahmed | 02 May, 2012 05:17

    From a field of 400 entries, Team Mobile Eye will represent New Zealand in the worldwide finals of New Zealand Microsoft Imagine Cup.

  • Kim Dotcom refused bail

    By Sim Ahmed | 25 January, 2012 12:39

    Kim Dotcom has been remanded in custody until Feb. 22, the judge denying him his application for bail.

 

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