News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013
At a press conference in Tokyo, Line Corporation revealed that it will introduce new services to its messaging app, which include video calls, Line Music, and Line Mall.
Viddsee, a regional platform for Southeast Asian short films, has announced a partnership with Tropfest SEA to screen finalist films from the short film festival.
LG Display has just revealed a 5.5-inch smartphone display with a stunning 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution and 538 PPI pixel density. According to LG, it's also the world's slimmest and narrowest panel, at just 1.21mm thick.
The Google+ Photos app, previously only available on Google's flagship Chromebook Pixel, is now available on all Chromebooks. It's an app that automatically extracts and uploads photos to your Google+ account from storage media (SD card) inserted into the Chromebook.
According to AMD, the current crop of AMD Radeon HD 7000 series GPUs lack support for DirectX 11.2 application programming interface (API). This is apparently due to a change in the final specification of the programming framework, which wasn't anticipated by AMD.
Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013
Want to get an extra 1GB of storage for your Dropbox account? Just link your account up with the free iOS Mailbox app.
Wacom has just introduced a new stylus for the iPad called the Intuos Creative Stylus. It connects with your iPad via Bluetooth 4.0, and brings with it 2,048 levels of pressure sensitivity for "a realistic pen-on-paper" feel.
Google services suffered a brief 5-minute outage early morning last Saturday at approximately 07:32am. According to GoSquared, a web traffic analytics company, this outage caused a 40% drop in global Internet traffic.
Multiple tech sites have claimed that Apple will be introducing a new color to the iPhone.
Monday, 19 Aug 2013
Apple's co-founder Steve Wozniak recently weighed in with his thoughts on the recently released Jobs film, which features Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs and Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak.