News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 29 Nov 2013
SamMobile reports that Samsung will be launching the Galaxy Note 3 in two new colors next January. The colors are red and white gold.
Reuters reports that Samsung's promotional budget this year is expected to hit $14 billion, which is more than Iceland's GDP.
Thursday, 28 Nov 2013
Microsoft is touting the benefits of having a USB and HDMI port on its Surface 2 tablet and compares it with the Apple iPad Air and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1).
OCZ has just announced that it is filing for bankruptcy, while Toshiba has also announced its intent to purchase OCZ's assets in the bankruptcy proceeding.
Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013
There are certain things you really shouldn't do with Google Glass. Then there are things that Google actually advised AJ Jacobs, editor at large at Esquire magazine not to do. Of course, those things are exactly what he did.
GPU shipment figures for Q3 2013 have been released by Jon Peddie Research. Among the incumbent dominant players, NVIDIA had strong gains in the desktop segment. On the whole, the company's overall PC graphics shipments increased 2.3%.
A Xbox One was stripped down to its bare components and analyzed. And according to the analysis, each console, along with the Kinect sensor and controller costs around US$481 to build.
A patent filing seems to suggest that Samsung may integrate multi-party conference call as a new software feature for its next Galaxy flagship phone.
Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013
Speaking at last week's UBS Global Technology Conference, Microsoft executive vice president, Devices and Studios, Julie Larson-Green said it is not possible for the company to continue offering three disparate versions of Windows operating system.
Xbox One users have reported being banned from the Upload Studio app after being found to have created content with excessive foul language.