News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013
The latest leak indicates that Apple's eagerly anticipated iOS 7 could be made available to the public on September 10, the same day that the company will announce the new iPhones.
The Verge reports that Nokia is launching a 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet soon.
Monday, 26 Aug 2013
With just under two weeks until Apple's big 10th September event, more and more pictures (and even a video) of the rumored budget iPhone 5C are appearing online.
Instagram recently announced that it had acquired video app Luma, which allows users to shoot, share and add stabilization to their videos. The app also includes some post-processing features like live filters, as well as the ability to post-process videos.
Updated with fix from Ocaholic! HWBot, one of the world's most popular benchmarking and overclocking databases has banned any results from a machine running Windows 8 OS. This is due to a fault in Windows 8′s real-time clock (RTC), which all benchmarking tools use.
Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has confessed his biggest regret during his stint is Windows Vista operating system. He told Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet that there are "side effects" from spending too much precious manpower on a product that failed to deliver.
According to reports, Apple is said to be testing 64-bit "A7" processors ahead of the eagerly anticipated new iPhone launch. In addition, these new processors are said to provide a substantial increase in performance.
While the Google Chromecast officially supports media from the Google Play store, Netflix and YouTube, there are third-party apps that allow users to stream their personal media to a TV. However a recent Chromecast update has disabled this feature, casting doubt on whether the Chromecast will officially support this feature.
Friday, 23 Aug 2013
Microsoft just announced that its current CEO, Steve Ballmer will retire in the next 12 months. The company will take this time to search for his successor.
Thursday, 22 Aug 2013
AMD is reportedly making plans to ship its next generation high-end GPUs in October this year. The upcoming GPUs are codenamed "Hawaii". Apparently, the company will be bypassing the Sea Islands GPUs that were next in line to replace the current AMD Radeon HD 7000 series GPUs.