News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 20 May 2014
Google brings Hangouts to Outlook users via a new plugin. More details within.
HTC is rumored to be launching a 5.5-inch variant of the One (M8) in September, which comes with a ceramic chassis made up of aluminum-silicone material.
Monday, 19 May 2014
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime is more than just a mere rumor; photos and videos of the alleged device have surfaced on the Internet, which shows a Galaxy S5 model clad in an aluminium finish.
Friday, 16 May 2014
Xiaomi's second-generation Android-based smart TV, the Mi TV 2, is a powerful 49-inch 4K TV that doesn't cost a bomb. But unless you're living in China, be prepared to wait for quite a while to get one.
Pinterest has just raised US$200 million in a deal with investors that values the company at US$5 billion as it continues its plan to reposition itself as a visual search engine.
Thursday, 15 May 2014
With WWDC just around the corner, the latest rumors suggest that split-screen multitasking could finally be coming to the iPad while the upcoming iPhone could have a display resolution that is just short of Full-HD.
Monday, 12 May 2014
Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Lifecycle Start Date; Still Keeps Official Release Date a Secret
According to Microsoft, official support for Windows Phone 8.1 will start on June 24, 2014. Judging from past releases, the OS' official release is likely to be slightly earlier.
The camera on the iPhone 5S is no slouch, but it seems Apple is set on making further improvements with its recent hire, Ari Partinen, who was part of the team that worked on the acclaimed Nokia PureView line of smartphones.
A pricing database in Hong Kong reveals a Samsung smartphone with a 5.1-inch QHD (2,560 x 1,440 pixels) display, Android 4.4.3 KitKat, 3GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor. Could this device be the alleged Galaxy S5 Prime?
Friday, 9 May 2014
Apple is rumored to be in talks with Beats Electronics co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre to buy the audio accessories company for US$3.2 billion.