News: Reads from WWW
Monday, 26 Sep 2011
The Galaxy S II smartphone has sold 10 million units worldwide making it one of the most popular and most commonly used mobile device.
Microsoft says "the customer is in control of the PC." and has the option to turn off secure boot; however, equipment manufacturers may decide not to include this option.
Paypal, which is now generating billions of dollars in revenue for eBay, has reported that it processed US$3650 in Total Payment Volume per second in Q2 2011.
Leaked images show an eight-inch and ten-inch tablet by Motorola. Both tablets sport curved edges and unique back casings. It is also reported that they will be running on Android 3.2.
Three major television manufacturers, LG, Philips and Sharp, announce they will be coming together to aid the development of a multi-platform for smart TV apps.
Friday, 23 Sep 2011
Singapore's own Temasek Holdings will join prominent technology investors like Silver Lake, DST and Chinese firm Yunfeng in a transaction to invest in China's biggest e-commerce website, Alibaba.com.
Too much of a good thing may be a hindrance as Windows 8's secure-boot functionality could prevent some users from running both Windows and Linux.
Come October, we may expect the debut of the Intel Core i7-2700K for a price of US$331; hence, prospective buyers would not have to wait to long to get their hands on it.
HTC entered into a partnership with Dropbox to bring cloud storage service to its latest Android devices. Users can enjoy 5GB of free storage on their mobile devices.
AMD (Advanced Micro Devices Inc.) announces that its Head of Products Group is leaving the chip maker to pursue a new career opportunity at another organization.