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Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012

Will Existing Windows Phone Devices Get Apollo Update?

Will Existing Windows Phone Devices Get Apollo Update?

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 Collaborates with MGM to Add 600 Rental Titles

YouTube Collaborates with MGM to Add 600 Rental Titles

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.

Samsung Showcases Premium Suite Apps in Galaxy Note Video

Samsung Showcases Premium Suite Apps in Galaxy Note Video

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.

Ikea Set to Introduce Furniture with Integrated Home Entertainment Systems

Ikea Set to Introduce Furniture with Integrated Home Entertainment Systems

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.

All WP7 Devices To Get Windows Phone 8 Update

All WP7 Devices To Get Windows Phone 8 Update

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

Waterproof, Magnetic and Antibacterial Paper Created Through Nanotechnology

Waterproof, Magnetic and Antibacterial Paper Created Through Nanotechnology

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 Confirms 'Light Leak' Issue with the 5D Mark III

Canon Confirms 'Light Leak' Issue with the 5D Mark III

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.

Microsoft Announces Four Versions of Windows 8

Microsoft Announces Four Versions of Windows 8

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.

AMD Cuts Prices of Radeon HD 7000 Series

AMD Cuts Prices of Radeon HD 7000 Series

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.

Samsung Galaxy S III to be Official Device for 2012 Olympics

Samsung Galaxy S III to be Official Device for 2012 Olympics

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.

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