Thursday, 28 Jun 2012
Looks like Apple will have something to think about after Google unleashed the Nexus Q at the Google I/O event moments earlier. Dubbed as a "social streaming media device", the Nexus Q is able to stream multimedia content from the cloud via Android-based mobile devices, and more.
Apple is planning to open a data center in downtown Reno as part of a 10-year US$ 1 billion investment plan that could effectively reduce the company's tax burden by 79%.
Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012
Google's new Nexus Tablet, a collaboration with ASUS, has been leaked ahead of Google I/O, complete with price, specs and Android version. Bloomberg has received confirmation from reliable sources that Google will definitely be launching the tablet at the Google I/O event.
Besides the iTunes music and movie stores, Apple has also launched the Apple TV in Singapore. The little black box will cost you S$148.
At a slim 9.5mm, the 4-inch LG Optimus L5 runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform with the latest Optimus 3.0 UI. Priced at S$358, it will be available on 7 July 2012.
Microsoft’s senior marketing manager for Windows Phone, Greg Sullivan, sheds more light on why existing WP7 and WP7.5 handsets will not be getting the Windows Phone 8 update.
The Sanus VisionMount VMF322 Super Slim full-motion wall mount features a depth of a mere 1.38-inch, enabling TVs to be mounted as close to the wall as possible. It only requires a single-stud mount, and has an integrated cable management for concealing cables within its extension arm.
When you're a startup, paying a few thousand dollars to earn search engine visibility might seem like a good idea. However burning cash that could be better spent elsewhere is something that new businesses can ill afford. And Google seems to think so too.
GoPro is one of the more popular action camera brands around but it seems a new competitor is about to join the market, Sony has released details of its new action camera on its blog.
Microsoft makes its move to acquire Yammer, a cloud-based enterprise social networking service, for US$1.2 billion in cash. Yammer will continue to be headed by current CEO David Sacks although the company will be integrated with Microsoft's Office Division after the acquisition.