Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012
While the alleged iPad Mini is still somewhat of a mystery, mockups of cases for the device have seemed to further cement its possible existence. According to 9to5Mac, case maker DeviceWear has posted up and later took down a website containing some nice renders of the iPad Mini sheathed in their cases.
Microsoft is rolling out a new email service, Outlook.com, to replace Hotmail. Users have the option to sign up for a new @outlook.com email address or retain their existing @hotmail or @live.com addresses.
Facebook is said to be rolling out an update shortly that will let users save posts for later reading. This new feature will be available on both mobile and desktop versions of Facebook.
In a daring (and possibly foolish) move, French e-retailer Early Flicker appears to have registered a trademark on the well-known logo used by supporters of internet group Anonymous as well as their slogan, "Anonymous. We are legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us."
The latest addition to Sonnet's Echo family of Thunderbolt expansion chassis for PCIe cards was designed for users who require a simple way to connect an adapter card to their computers. Supporting most of Thunderbolt-compatible PCIe cards, the SE is lighter and more compact when compared to its siblings.
A 10-inch variant of the BlackBerry PlayBook appeared in a Vietnamese forum, which suggests that the tablet game may not be over yet for Research in Motion.
Sony released an official statement on its blog assuring Xperia users that the company is still investigating which devices will receive the Android 4.1 update after information given earlier by a spokesperson turned out to be false.
Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012
Accessories including a dock and cases for the quad-core Google Nexus 7 tablet by ASUS emerged on the Internet. Supporting slides with features, prices, and release dates of the accessories are provided inside.
Available on both the iOS and Android platforms, the Post-a-Card app allows users to create personalized 4 x 6-inch high quality glossy postcards from their smartphones and delivering it to family and friends anywhere in the world via SingPost.
In a bid to cut down on overhead costs, Nokia closed its last manufacturing facility in Salo, Finland. Also, HTC has shut its sales office in South Korea, the 'home court' of competitors LG and Samsung.