News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011
According to a study recently released by Nasuni, out of the 16 cloud storage providers evaluated for their performance, stability and scalability, only six passed the test. The top performers are Amazon S3 and Microsoft Azure.
American comedian Louis CK has decided to put up his new video from his performance at the Beacon Theater on the internet. He is charging US$5 downloading the content in a simple, DRM-free version and the same amount for those who wish to stream it.
The Android Market web store gets an update for user review filters, allowing for reviews to be sorted according to star ratings and app versions.
GSM Arena received another tip-off for Sony Ericsson's upcoming dual-core smartphone. Codenamed Nozomi, live shots of the device turned up, with some confirmed details of its specifications such as a 4.3-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.
Intel has lowered its Q4 revenue expectations to be between US$13.4 and US$14 billion. The revised figures are down approximately 6 to 9% from the earlier expected revenue figures of between US$14.2 to US$15.2 billion.
Amazon to release an over-the-air update within two weeks to address the growing number of user complaints against its Kindle Fire tablet.
Monday, 12 Dec 2011
Part of Google's "10 Billion Downloads" promo, droid fans around the world are given the chance to buy premium apps at 10cents a pop.
The soon-to-be available Huawei Honor will be upgradeable to Google Android 4.0. And true to that, a Huawei executive posted a photo of the company's latest smartphone sporting the Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS on a unit.
A new study conducted by third party security vendor Accuvant Labs has run the rule over Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer to find out which browser is most secure for use.
Consumer electronics manufacturer Coby will unveil five Ice Cream Sandwich-powered tablets in 2012 with 7, 8, 9, 9.7 and 10-inches variants. The company plans to unveil the tablets at the Consumer Electronics Show 2012 next month.