News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 17 Nov 2011
Two researchers at the Max-Plancl Institute claim to have coaxed hydrogen, an alkali metal, into displaying metallic properties. Meaning the search for room temperature superconductors may soon be over.
In an interview with Les Echos, the head of Nokia France let slip that Nokia Winodws 8 tablets will be out by June 2012. Could there be truth behind this unintended slip of the tongue?
Sony Ericsson has shared more details about the ICS update that will be coming to its 2011 Xperia lineup.
Todd Wood, RIM's senior vice president of Industrial Design described the upcoming BBX phones in 2012 as "charming, whimsical and fun".
Google Music was released in Beta stage to a select few in may, and now Google has officially unveiled the service to all customers in the U.S, with plans to bring the service to all global Android users. Hit the jump for more details.
Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011
Some Twilight-related searches will turn up items that have been infected with malware as the interest in the film series grows due to the upcoming movie.
The Android 3.2 update for Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been retracted due to an issue related to its Wi-Fi feature. The company is currently working on a resolution before it pushes the firmware update again.
What could bring two competitors such as Google and Facebook together? A common threat to their future well being. Both giants have banded together, along with Zynga, to combat the Stop Online Piracy Act.
Engadget just received an image and specs list of a new HTC device codenamed Zeta, reportedly loaded with a 2.5GHz quad-core processor and Google's latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
A number of Facebook users' newsfeeds have been compromised by pornographic and disturbing images, according to UK's tech publication TechWatch.