News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014
Forget Paul the Octopus, the star clairvoyant of this year's World Cup is Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 virtual assistant, Cortana, who has so far correctly predicted the winners of all thirteen World Cup knockout stage games.
Samsung has just issued a warning to investors and shareholders that amid weak smartphones sales and increasing competition, profits for Q2 could dip as much as 24% year-over-year.
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin recently sat down for a fireside chat with venture capitalist Vinod Khosla. One of the topics on discussion was Apple and how it runs its business.
iFixit has disassembled both the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live, and found them to be very repairable.
Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014
20 robbers have taken off with 40,000 Samsung products in Brazil.
Even before Windows Phone 8.1 hits existing devices, there's already a report saying that Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 is reaching the RTM milestone soon.
The Transportation Security Administration of the United States have passed new rules that disallows passengers from carrying aboard uncharged electronic devices.
YouTuber Marques Brownlee obtained the front glass panel of the Apple iPhone 6 from the assembly line and put it through a durability test.
Android Wear is still pretty new, but a rather prominent issue has already surfaced — a bug in Google's app encryption prevents paid apps from being installed on Android Wear devices.
Monday, 7 Jul 2014
Been at an airport recently and saw a lot of people crowding around power outlets charging their mobile devices? A Samsung ad says these are probably not Galaxy S5 users.