News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012
The new Motorola WebTop 3.0 software update will display an ICS tablet mode when a Lapdock is connected to one of their Android 4.0 devices, Droid-Life reports.
With Google entering a relatively new low-cost tablet segment, tech pundits are expecting the Nexus tablet to apply significant pressure on other major Android vendors, Digitimes reports.
According to sources familiar with Yahoo, up to 2,000 employees could be let off in the coming days. More worryingly, this round of layoffs will only be the first of many to come.
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Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012
Nokia has kick-started its advertising campaign for the Lumia 900 in the US, part of which comprises of a site called "Smartphone Beta Test" that contains videos poking fun at Apple's iPhone. WPCentral reports.
In a span of just a few weeks, AMD loses yet another top graphics executive as their Director of Client Technology Unit leaves after 12 years in service.
Google shows its commitment to mobile payments by buying out TxVia. Hopefully the acquired technology will spur on Google Wallet to greater and better things in the future.
Nearly six months after Google Android 4.0 was announced and made available on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the Ice Cream Sandwich update is still prominently absent, populating only 2.9% of Android devices. However, the situation might change in the months to come.
Following up with Sony Ericsson's commitment to bringing Android 4.0 to its existing Xperia lineup, a posting on its Italian Facebook page states that it will be available sometime in March 2012.