News: Reads from WWW
Monday, 7 Oct 2013
Haven't logged into your Hotmail, Windows Live ID or Outlook in a year? Your user name might belong to someone else now.
According to reports, Apple is looking to grow its presence in India by opening store-in-store outlets and over 100 standalone stores in smaller markets.
Thursday, 3 Oct 2013
An image of the alleged Logitech MFI mobile game controller has been leaked on evleaks Twitter account. The iPhone depicted in the image, appears to be the iPhone 5; hence, the latest iPhone 5S will fit into the game controller.
Google has recently acquired Flutter, a company that specializes in gesture control technology, and creator of Flutter, a Mac application that lets you control Spotify, iTunes and a few other software using gestures captured by a webcam.
The "eBay" for drugs, murder-for-hire and other various illegal products and services, Silk Road, has been shut down by the FBI after two and a half years of business. Its owner, Ross Ulbrict, has also been arrested and faces multiple criminal charges.
AnandTech tested some Android devices and reports that Samsung is not the only phone maker to cheat in benchmarks. Apparently, ASUS, HTC and LG are also involved in tweaking the hardware for better performance when running benchmark apps.
Dell has announced that it has received regulatory clearances to go private. The US$25 billion transaction is expected to close by the end of October.
Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013
Tech blog Ars Technica reports that Samsung artificially tuned the processor in the Galaxy Note 3 to "high-power CPU mode" when running popular benchmarking apps.
A leaked NTT DoCoMo document reveals that Sony may be planning to introduce a 4.3-inch variant of the Xperia Z1.
After Steve Ballmer's departure from Microsoft, a few top shareholders at Microsoft are suggesting that Bill Gates too should step down and reduce his presence on the board.