News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012
Sources close to Microsoft have told The Verge that existing Windows Phone devices will not be receiving the Apollo update. Should this be true, it will create a fragmentation of devices with different Windows Phone versions, much like what Google's Android is currently facing.
YouTube is partnering MGM to add 600 movie titles to its existing list of available rentals. You can expect several timeless classics to be part of the latest update which is enabling Google to inch closer to being a movie library of the future.
The Samsung Premium Suite upgrade for the Samsung Galaxy Note will come with a collection of S-Pen optimized apps including tons of new customization and e-card options.
The range of built-in home entertainment systems is expected to launch in Sweden and selected countries by end of the year, followed by a global roll-out in early 2013.
A Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed in an interview that all Windows Phone 7 handsets will be getting the upgrade to Windows Phone 8, "Apollo".
Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012
A team of scientists at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) in Genoa, Italy, have created paper that is waterproof, magnetic and antibacterial. This discovery will have many potential uses, such as food packaging, medical applications, and cultural heritage documents.
Canon has confirmed a 'light leak' issue with the new 5D Mark III, where turning on the LCD panel's light in a dark environment will change the camera's exposure value.
If you're hoping that Windows 8 comes as a one-size-fits-all operating system like OS X, you're out of luck. But thankfully, Microsoft has announced that the number of variations has been cut down to a grand total of four.
According to Bright Side Of News website, AMD has confirmed price cuts for some of its graphics cards from the Radeon HD 7000 series. As a sweetener to these price reductions, the company is also throwing in a trio of games with any purchase of a Radeon HD 7900 Series graphics card.
Official unveiling on May 3rd aside, the Samsung Galaxy S III is said to come in 16 and 32 GB configurations and will be the official device for 2012 Olympics, BGR reports.