News: Reads from WWW
Monday, 2 Sep 2013
Rumors of Google developing its own smart watch has gained further traction now that it has recently confirmed that it has acquired smart watch maker WIMM Labs some time ago.
In a landmark event, a doctor live streamed a knee surgery to various colleagues and medical students all around Ohio, with the help of Google Glass.
Sunday, 1 Sep 2013
Sony is expected to announce two 'lens cameras' at the upcoming IFA event. According to rumors, the DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 are equipped with their own sensor and zoom lens, and can be attached to a smartphone and controlled via a mobile app.
Friday, 30 Aug 2013
Lightning never strikes the same spot twice? EA is once again facing issues with SimCity. Apparently, the launch of the eagerly anticipated game did not go down well on the Mac platform.
Digg, the news website, has been revamped and relaunched last year after dropping off the radar in recent years. Previously only available as a website, an iPhone app and an RSS reader, Android users can now download the app from the Google Play store.
Isabelle Olsson, lead industrial designer of the Google Glass team, recently posted a few images of her new Google Glass designs that have a touch of fashion added.
Thursday, 29 Aug 2013
Hugo Barra, one of Google's top Android executives, will be leaving Google to join up-and-coming Chinese handset manufacturer, Xiaomi. It is currently one of China's fastest growing tech companies, and is said to be worth approximately US$10 billion.
A new update to Twitter (website, Android and iOS versions) will list conversations in chronological order, making it easier to follow discussions and conversations.
Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013
Yahoo has just announced that its stockpile of dormant usernames is ready to be released. Users who have successfully signed up for a dormant Yahoo username will be notified from today on.
Intel is set to publicly demonstrate overclocking of solid state drive (SSD) technology at next month's Intel Developers Forum (IDF). The session is titled "Overclocking Unlocked Intel Core Processors for High Performance Gaming and Content Creation".