- Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013
Instagram has just announced that users can now browse their full feeds in real-time at Instagram.com, which used to be just a placeholder for the app. While users can "like" or comment on pictures, they can't upload pictures or apply filters yet.
Popular photo sharing site Pinterest is reportedly in talks for a fresh round of funding that would value the company at around US$2 billion.
Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013
A product image of the upcoming Huawei Ascend P2, a slim 6.45mm Android smartphone with a 13-megapixel camera, has just been leaked by @evleaks. The device and a P2 mini are said to make their appearances at the upcoming Mobile World Congress.
A day after HTC's rumored to come up with two more new phones, rumor has it that their upcoming flagship HTC M7 device will be using more impressive camera technology with "ultrapixels".
There's a Chrome OS screenshot posted by a developer that shows a new messaging service from Google. There's no official word on what it really is, but it contains notifications from at least three different Google services, which would qualify it as a unified messaging system.
It seems that Panasonic has found a way to increase the sensitivity of image sensors with unique 'micro color splitters', which promise to increase the amount of light directly reaching the sensor and doubling its sensitivity.
Monday, 4 Feb 2013
VESA has updated its DisplayPort Dual-Mode 1.1 standard to improve interoperability with HDMI and DVI devices. The updated standard features full HDMI 1.4 support, and is able to output its video signals through new DisplayPort-to-HDMI cable adaptors.
DP Review has an interview with Olympus' Toshi Terada, Manager, Product Planning SLR products, where he reveals that a new Olympus Four Thirds camera might be released this year. The last Four Thirds camera, the E-5, was released in 2010.
According to Evleaks, the company is allegedly preparing two more Android devices to debut later this year, code-named M4 and G2.
Google's Chromebook might not be available in Singapore yet, but it's slowly gaining traction in the education industry. It's now present in 2000 schools globally -- double the number of schools with Chromebooks 3 months ago.