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Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012

Microsoft Acquires Perceptive Pixel, Shows it's Serious about Touch

Microsoft Acquires Perceptive Pixel, Shows it's Serious about Touch

Microsoft has just announced its acquisition of Perceptive Pixel, a six-year-old maker of high-performance multi-touch workstations and "wall solutions".

Monday, 9 Jul 2012

TDK Develops Ultra-thin Receiving Coil Unit for Wireless Power Transfer on Mobile Devices

TDK Develops Ultra-thin Receiving Coil Unit for Wireless Power Transfer on Mobile Devices

Measuring a mere 0.57mm thin, the receiving coil is highly resistant to shock, providing excellent reliability. The coil's design minimizes the tendency towards rising resistance and achieves a power transfer efficiency to meet Wireless Power Consortium's "Qi" standard.

Thursday, 5 Jul 2012

Kindle Fire Successor to be Unveiled Near End of July or Early August (Update)

Kindle Fire Successor to be Unveiled Near End of July or Early August (Update)

Word on the street indicates that Amazon will unveil the successor to the very successful Kindle Fire come end of July, along with a refreshed lineup of E Ink readers. Recent rumors have now pointed to an August 7th release date

Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012

Alleged Photos of the iPad Mini Surface (Update)

Alleged Photos of the iPad Mini Surface (Update)

ZooGue has obtained what seems to be photos of the iPad mini's rear panel, sparking off a discussion that Apple is not only "going for the same new speaker grille design as on the iPhone 5 components we’ve seen" but will also feature a "smaller dock connector". Bloomberg also reports hearing that the iPad Mini will not feature the Retina Display.

Nexus 7's Battery Performance Superior to Kindle Fire's

Nexus 7's Battery Performance Superior to Kindle Fire's

The folks at iFixit got their paws on a Google Nexus 7 tablet and managed to completely tear the device down, revealing the fact that the former is better than its Kindle Fire competitor in terms of battery performance.

Charging your iPad Costs US$1.36 Per Year

Charging your iPad Costs US$1.36 Per Year

A study done by Electric Power Research Institute reveals that charging your iPad will cost you an average of US$1.36 per year. The study also includes several other devices including the iPhone.

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012

Samsung Launches Suite of Edu-tainment Apps; More Than 40 to be Available Soon

Samsung Launches Suite of Edu-tainment Apps; More Than 40 to be Available Soon

Samsung today unveiled its latest suite of edutainment applications, with more than 40 new apps coming to Samsung Apps for Samsung mobile devices such as Galaxy Note, Galaxy S III and Galaxy Tab 2 series.

Nokia Claims Google Nexus 7 Infringes its Wi-Fi Patents

Nokia Claims Google Nexus 7 Infringes its Wi-Fi Patents

Nokia alleges that the recently launched Google Nexus 7 tablet infringes on its Wi-Fi patents.

Kodak Sueing Both HTC and Apple (Update)

Kodak Sueing Both HTC and Apple (Update)

Kodak is now suing both HTC and Apple for infringing upon some of their digital imaging patents, according to FOSS Patents.

Newest RIM BlackBerry Roadmap Leaked, BB10 Devices Delayed

Newest RIM BlackBerry Roadmap Leaked, BB10 Devices Delayed

The newest leaked BlackBerry 10 roadmap reaffirms the early 2013 appearance of both BlackBerry 10 London and Nevada smartphones as well as shed light on the upcoming BlackBerry 10 tablets.

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