News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014
MyRepublic has just announced two new 1Gbps fiber plans with prices beginning from $49.99. The plans are targeted at both gamers and entertainment enthusiasts who demand ultra-fast connections.
SamMobile just obtained information on the specs of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5. They are also able to confirm that there would a Mini and Zoom variant of the Galaxy S5. Hit the link to find out more.
HTC has recently revealed that 2012's flagship HTC phones, the HTC One X and HTC One X+ will not be receiving any further Android updates. The HTC One X+ was released in late 2012, and has only been in the market for about 14 months.
According to Tom’s Hardware, early benchmark results show that the newly launched NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor outperforms its immediate competitors by roughly 30%, as measured with 3DMark Ice Storm scores.
In his first press conference as Acer's new CEO, Jason did not provide specifics as to the future of the company and instead dwelt on reasons why the company failed.
PayPal introduces a new checkout procedure that makes it faster and simpler for buyers, instead of being redirected to PayPal's site. Hit the link for more.
Google has shelled out US$3.2 billion in cash for the acquisition of Nest Labs. The sale is expected to be completed in the next few months after standard regulatory reviews have taken place.
Androidsas is confident that the successor of the Sony Xperia Z1 will be announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014 next month.
Monday, 13 Jan 2014
Blackberry's new CEO John Chen has said that the company's new products will "predominantly" have physical keyboards.
VESA has announced DockPort as an official extension to the existing DisplayPort standard. DockPort is a nascent technology that “enables high-speed USB 3.0 data over the existing DisplayPort connector.”