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Thursday, 5 Jul 2012

Ratio of PCs to Macs Sold is Falling Drastically

Ratio of PCs to Macs Sold is Falling Drastically

According to data from Asymco, the ratio of PCs to Macs sold is dropping dramatically, revealing that Windows is no longer the hegemony it once was.

Home Theater Wireless Speaker Standard Receives 24-bit Boost

Home Theater Wireless Speaker Standard Receives 24-bit Boost

Wireless standards for home theater surround sound speakers may soon receive a new lift. The Wireless Speaker & Audio Association's (WiSA) latest wireless speaker technology boasts of a 24-bit audio bit depth with reduced latency and uncompressed streams. Read on to find out more.

Micron to Buy Elpida

Micron to Buy Elpida

Memory maker Micron is intending to buy ailing Japanese DRAM competitor Elpida for US$2.5 billion. The move will propel Micron's market share from 12.2% to 24.8%, moving it from fourth place to second place, just behind Samsung.

Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012

Apple Faced with Temporary Closure in Italy

Apple Faced with Temporary Closure in Italy

Apple was previously fined in December last year by Italian authorities for misleading consumers. And that same issue is back again to haunt the Cupertino company with the impending threat of another fine and a 30-day closure of its Italian businesses.

Alleged Photos of the iPad Mini Surface (Update)

Alleged Photos of the iPad Mini Surface (Update)

ZooGue has obtained what seems to be photos of the iPad mini's rear panel, sparking off a discussion that Apple is not only "going for the same new speaker grille design as on the iPhone 5 components we’ve seen" but will also feature a "smaller dock connector". Bloomberg also reports hearing that the iPad Mini will not feature the Retina Display.

Nexus 7's Battery Performance Superior to Kindle Fire's

Nexus 7's Battery Performance Superior to Kindle Fire's

The folks at iFixit got their paws on a Google Nexus 7 tablet and managed to completely tear the device down, revealing the fact that the former is better than its Kindle Fire competitor in terms of battery performance.

Charging your iPad Costs US$1.36 Per Year

Charging your iPad Costs US$1.36 Per Year

A study done by Electric Power Research Institute reveals that charging your iPad will cost you an average of US$1.36 per year. The study also includes several other devices including the iPhone.

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012

Nokia Claims Google Nexus 7 Infringes its Wi-Fi Patents

Nokia Claims Google Nexus 7 Infringes its Wi-Fi Patents

Nokia alleges that the recently launched Google Nexus 7 tablet infringes on its Wi-Fi patents.

Kodak Sueing Both HTC and Apple (Update)

Kodak Sueing Both HTC and Apple (Update)

Kodak is now suing both HTC and Apple for infringing upon some of their digital imaging patents, according to FOSS Patents.

Google Improves Search by Image Feature

Google Improves Search by Image Feature

Always wanted to run a web search using an image because you didn't know what the item is called? Well, now you can actually do that with Google's "Search by Image", and the Mountain View crew has just made some improvements to make this feature even better.

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