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Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011

ASUS Reveals Specs for its Quad-core Transformer Prime [Update]

ASUS Reveals Specs for its Quad-core Transformer Prime [Update]

ASUS has officially announced the specifications for its Transformer Prime Android-based tablet. Here's what to expect.

Japan's Rakuten Purchases Kobo for $315 Million

Japan's Rakuten Purchases Kobo for $315 Million

The surprise sale of Kobo, maker of Borders' e-reader, to Japan's Rakuten for $315 million could be a big step towards the company's expansion into downloadable media.

Firefox 8 Helps You Search Tweets

Firefox 8 Helps You Search Tweets

Mozilla has made Firefox 8 available for download. The new web browser introduces the ability to search through tweets, on-demand tab browsing and greater HTML 5 support.

WebOS Still Stuck in Limbo

WebOS Still Stuck in Limbo

When HP called for a meeting with webOS employees on Tuesday to discuss about the fate of what used to be the most promising mobile operating systems out there, everyone thought that a decision has been made. Turns out it was the exact opposite.

Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011

Microsoft Releases Duqu Workaround, Keeps Mum on Patch Release Timeline

Microsoft Releases Duqu Workaround, Keeps Mum on Patch Release Timeline

A temporary fix has been released by Microsoft for the Duqu Trojan, however, the company didn't comment on the timeline for the release of its official patch for this vulnerability.

Quad-core HTC Edge Leaked

Quad-core HTC Edge Leaked

The HTC Edge is reportedly equipped with a quad-core processor and is said to be the Taiwanese company's first (and probably the world's first) such handset.

HP Considers Selling webOS

HP Considers Selling webOS

As HP struggles to re-organize themselves, a big question looms over the Palm (webOS) unit that HP bought for US$1.2 billion last year. Does it have a role to play in HP's future?

More Than Half of American HDTV Buyers Refuse to Go 3D

More Than Half of American HDTV Buyers Refuse to Go 3D

Reluctant to make that leap to 3D? You are not alone for more than 50 percent of Americans are similarly apprehensive about purchasing a 3D TV as recent results from Retrevo.com reveals.

Friday, 4 Nov 2011

Google Does A Barrel Roll

Google Does A Barrel Roll

Google channels one of the Internet's best memes: simply search for "do a barrel roll".

iPhone 4S Suffered From Siri Outage

iPhone 4S Suffered From Siri Outage

Another problem sprung up for Apple. Many iPhone 4S owners reported that Siri was not functioning on their phones.

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