News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 17 Oct 2013
According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple has told manufacturers it will reduce orders for the iPhone 5C in the final three months of the year, while increasing production of the iPhone 5S.
South Korean news site Digital Daily reports that Samsung's next generation Galaxy S flagship model will be running on a 64-bit Exynos processor.
A number of Samsung Galaxy S4 users in Germany are reporting serious draining issues and bloated batteries. We did a check on HardwareZone forums and uncovered several users in Singapore facing similar issues.
Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013
IBM Research has announced the participation of Watson supercomputer in two new medical initiatives with the Cleveland Clinic faculty in the United States. IBM's supercomputer will be tasked with assisting faculty members make more informed diagnoses by making use of its natural language capabilities.
Google may be unveiling the LG Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat on 18 October.
The Chinese mobile phone manufacturer, Xiaomi, maintains its local popularity as it sees its latest smartphone sell out online in under two minutes.
Monday, 14 Oct 2013
According to rumors, Sony will be unveiling two full-frame mirrorless cameras this week. Using the same E-mount found on Sony's NEX series of cameras, the A7 is expected to use a new 24MP full-frame sensor, while the AA-filter-less A7R will have a 36MP full-frame sensor.
The next generation Nexus smartphone is leaked in a hands-on video.
A Microsoft executive has admitted that the Surface RT name has caused confusion amongst consumers, which ultimately led to poor sales of its Surface RT tablets.
Friday, 11 Oct 2013
According to the Hong Kong Oriental Daily, Foxconn has inked a deal with the Xi'an Institute of Technology to expose 1000 students from the school to working on the assembly line of Sony's PlayStation 4.