News: Reads from WWW
Monday, 25 Mar 2013
An early build of Windows Blue has been leaked online. This updated version of Windows promises to improve on the current Windows 8 user experience. It is expected to be launched by the end of the year; in the meantime, do read on for more details on this major Windows update.
Apple has recently acquired WifiSLAM, a company that specializes in indoor mapping services, for about US$20 million. The only other tech giant that offers similar services (airports, shopping malls and sports venues, etc) is Google.
Friday, 22 Mar 2013
Jony Ive, who has recently taken over Apple's Human Interface team, is said to be pushing for a simpler, "flat design" for the upcoming iOS.
According to reports, Google's Android unit is reportedly working on building their own smart watch, in anticipation to both Apple and Samsung.
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013
The next generation of Google Nexus 7 is said to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and comes with 4G LTE support.
Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013
Intel is collaborating with Hillcrest Labs to add a point-and-click, motion-sensitive remote control option to its set-top and gateway platform for pay TV operators.
Google has announced that Acer, HP, and Samsung Chromebooks will be made available to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands from Tuesday.
There are unconfirmed reports that Yahoo might be in talks to purchase a major controlling stake in video sharing site, Dailymotion. If the deal goes through, it would be Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer's first major acquisition since taking over Yahoo.
Google was known as the company which would try anything. But its moves over the past few days seem to indicate that it may be starting to hunker down and consolidating
Searching for an appropriate reaction GIF to your latest internet 'debate' will soon be easier than ever as Google has announced that it will be adding a filter in Google Images to let you search specifically for animated GIFs.