News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 4 Jul 2014
With Nielsen's recent report on music consumption in the US, it seems like music streaming will soon replace digital downloads, much like how the latter has taken over physical album sales. Read on to find out more.
Lei Jun, CEO of Xiaomi told DigiTimes that the company is accelerating its efforts to establish a tablet ecosystem to compete against the Apple iPads.
A reliable source confirmed to MacRumors that Apple is looking to announce the next generation iPhone in early September with a launch later in the month.
Thursday, 3 Jul 2014
According to AMD, Electronic Arts have decided to release three new game titles with support for the company’s Mantle API. Check out which high profile games have support for this technology!
So, you're still running the original version of Windows 8 or Windows RT 8.0, because you can't coax Windows Store to perform the Windows 8.1 update? A solution is at hand.
Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014
Microsoft has just shared three important milestones that honor its earlier promise for increased security and transparency of its online and software products.
Not long after Apple bought Beats, Google acquires music streaming service Songza, known for its curated playlist features, with plans to enhance Google Play Music.
Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014
Google is ceasing development in its Quickoffice smartphone app now that it has released Google Docs and Google Sheets. It is also terminating its Orkut social network for its more popular brothers YouTube, Blogger and Google+.
The Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign is now the most-backed campaign ever. It aims to bring Reading Rainbow to as many children as possible, and encourage them to start reading. It has even managed to get the other top four Kickstarter campaigns (Pebble, OUYA, Pono and Veronica Mars) to help with its mission.
DigiTimes reported that Microsoft cancelled mass production of the Surface Mini as it lacked confidence in the tablet's ability to differentiate itself from the competition in the small tablet market segment.