News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 7 Oct 2011
A batch of HP TouchPads that were shipped out had Google Android 2.2 loaded within. HP has claimed no knowledge of the Android build being loaded within the webOS tablets.
A placeholder page for October 11th event on the Android Developer YouTube channel confirms that the Ice Cream Sandwich OS will make an appearance during the Samsung Unpacked event.
Wikipedia in Italy stands up to a proposed new law which would severely infringe on the freedom of speech for internet users. The proposed new ruling also undermines the very foundations on which the free encyclopedia was built.
Yahoo Inc is up for grabs and guess who is interested? According to Reuters, it is none other than Microsoft and it may get lucky the second time around.
According to BGR's trusted source, the full specification list of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus (otherwise known as Samsung Nexus Prime) is revealed, such as a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.
Playing your favorite Epic game titles like Unreal Tournament 3 on your web browser will be a reality as Epic's Unreal Engine 3 now supports Adobe Flash.
Thursday, 6 Oct 2011
In a mark of respect, Google pays tribute to Apple ex-CEO Steve Jobs with a link on its main page, pointing to Apple's website.
There is confusion about whether the Zune is still a product Microsoft will continue to manufacture or is going to be discontinued henceforth. Current communication from Microsoft through their website and twitter has yet to clear the matter up.
In a bid to bring the digital world to the poor, the Indian government has released a tablet, Aakash, that costs INR 2,999 or S$80.
BlackBerry's most popular feature, the BlackBerry Messenger is found running on the Android platform from several leaked photos.