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Monday, 12 Aug 2013
With the new Nexus 7 and Moto X now official, the attention now turns to the successors of the existing Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet. According to rumors, they would be made by Motorola and ASUS respectively.
Acer President, Jim Wang stated that the company will be offering less Microsoft products, while producing more Android products, as well as Chromebooks. This comes as the company posted a significant second quarter loss due to lower sales and rising expenses.
Google has just released the factory image of their new Nexus 7 tablet, just like they had for previous iterations. In addition, the driver binaries for the Nexus 7 have also been made available to the public for download.
Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013
Samsung has just introduced the world's first 3D Vertical NAND memory chip, which it says can help overcome the limitations of current flash technology.
WhatsApp, a popular cross-platform mobile messaging app, has announced that a new voice messaging feature will be made available to all users on all platforms by the end of the week. Users can now push a button to record voice messages, while releasing the button sends the message automatically.
Microsoft has announced that Bing on Windows Phone 8 is getting a new look and some new features. First up, the number of Bing search result categories will be reduced to three: Web, Images, and Videos.
Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013
Is your Microsoft Surface RT tablet facing severe battery drain during connected standby mode after you installed Windows RT 8.1 Preview on it? Here's an unconventional (but simple) fix you can try.
Google is currently testing touch-friendly features on the test build of its Chrome Browser. In its latest build (nightly Canary build), a slide-to-navigate feature had been discovered. This feature allows users to simply swipe to navigate between web pages.
Monday, 5 Aug 2013
Microsoft has dropped the price of its Surface Pro tablet by US$100 in the U.S., Canada, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan till August 29. Would we see a price cut here too?
Google will be rolling out a new feature called Android Device Manager which will be able to help pinpoint the location of lost devices, as well as get it to ring at maximum volume. Users can expect to start using the new service by the end of August.