- Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012
Stepping away from their usual modus operandi, roughly 80 members of internet activist group, Anonymous, took to the streets of Tokyo to pick up garbage in protest of recent revisions to Japan’s laws against illegal downloads.
Microsoft has just announced its acquisition of Perceptive Pixel, a six-year-old maker of high-performance multi-touch workstations and "wall solutions".
Microsoft has revealed that Windows 8 will reach RTM stage in the first week of August, and will be generally available to users in October.
Monday, 9 Jul 2012
Leading problem solving web service FixYa announces the first-ever report comparing consumer issues across the most popular smartphones including the Apple iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, RIM BlackBerry Curve, HTC Titan II and Nokia Lumia 900.
In an offbeat move from its manufactured PC path, Fujitsu will soon begin offering classes to teach customers how to build their computers. This move will further bolster PC assembly workshops that the company has been running in Fukushima and Shimane since 2004.
Mozilla, the non-profit organization behind the open source desktop email client, Thunderbird, has announced that it’d be cutting back on Thunderbird’s development, as continued innovation on the email client is no longer a priority for the company.
If you're concerned about the environment, you might want to hold off on that Apple purchase because it has just withdrawn all of its notebooks and desktops from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), the leading green consumer electronics standard.
A bit of good news from Research in Motion as the company has just announced that their Blackberry App World has just served its three billionth download, since its debut in 2009.
Friday, 6 Jul 2012
Details on the upcoming Motorola Atrix HD showed up on the Motorola's site this morning but have since been promptly removed, PCMag reports. The third-gen Atrix device will be the follow-up to Motorola's recent Atrix 2.
In light of the recent spate of patents wars, Federal Judge Richard Posner believes that the effectiveness of the patent system, for the tech industry in particular, is questionable.