News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014
Microsoft has just announced that Satya Nadella is its new CEO. Bill Gates will also step down as Chairman of Board of Directors and assume the role of Technology Advisor.
According to a number of reports, Bill Gates has been asked to take on a more active role in product development in Microsoft.
Dell is finally shipping the Wyse Cloud Connect, an ultra-compact device that is shaped like a thumb drive. It features an ARM Cortex-A9 processor, and is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It is targeted at enterprise users looking for a cost-effective and secure computing platform.
Samsung Mobile confirmed in a tweet that it is holding an Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress 2014 later this month. It is highly likely to be the launch event for the Galaxy S5.
Monday, 3 Feb 2014
AMD has released the Catalyst 14.1 beta drivers, with support for the Mantle API. For a start, the new drivers are touted to deliver a more fluid gaming experience for Mantle-based game titles.
Facebook has announced Paper, the company’s new content reader application. This first product from the Facebook Creative Labs allows content from your Facebook News Feed to be presented in a new UI. In addition, excerpts of news articles from Time and other well-known publications are included.
According to rumors, Microsoft is planning on release two new variants of the Xbox One console later this year. In addition, the months of April and October will see the console being launched in more countries.
Samsung Poland has officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 3 Neo which comes with a 5.5-inch 720p Super AMOLED display, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and the full suite of S Pen features.
Thursday, 30 Jan 2014
According to Quartz, Intel has partnered with Nuance to release a new prototype wireless headset called Jarvis. It is capable of running Intel’s voice recognition software locally for speedier responses to the user's commands and requests.
There could yet be another brand dispute on the horizon for Microsoft over the newly christened OneDrive. This time, it's from One.com.