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Friday, 16 Dec 2011
Nokia's French Division general manager, Paul Ansellem has let slip the fact that we will be seeing a Nokia tablet running Windows 8 as early as June 2012. That seems like a good bit earlier than when most other manufacturers are expecting to launch their own Windows 8 tablet in Q3 2012.
With 2011 almost coming to a close, the search engines have decided to reveal what were the most common queries for the year. Both Google and Yahoo have announced results for the top 10 most searched items for 2011.
Microsoft has released hotfixes for Windows 7-based and Windows Server 2008 R2-based systems that feature the AMD Bulldozer processors. These hotfixes are suppose to optimize the performance of Bulldozer CPUs on these systems.
LG and Intel embark on plans to embed the next wave of Cinema 3D Smart televisions with Intel's Wireless Display (WiDi) technology. Home users with lousy routers rejoice.
Sony Ericsson just released an alpha ROM of Google Android 4.0.1 for its Xperia lineup, which includes the Xperia Arc S, Xperia Neo V and Xperia Ray. The ROM is available to download on Sony Ericsson's developer site, with detailed installation instructions.
Thursday, 15 Dec 2011
Search giant Google has acquired Clever Sense, a Silicon Valley-based startup that develops the mobile app "Alfred". This acquisition seems to hint of Google's intentions to counter Apple's Siri on its Android platform.
Flipboard was made available for the iPhone recently and within the short span of a week it has already reached one million users.
Hitachi GST has launched two products based on its new 4TB HDDs early this week. The Deskstar 5K4000 is a 3.5-inch HDD targeted at consumer PCs while its Touro Desk external drive, with the new 4TB capacity, houses the Deskstar 5K4000.
Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011
The television screening in Japan of the ever popular animated movie "Laputa: Castle in the Sky" has led to a new Twitter record of 25,088 tweets per second, TechCrunch reports.
Back in July, Google started an initiative to archive the destruction inflicted on Japan by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Now, using Google Maps' Street View, you can walk through the devastated areas yourself.