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Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012
It's no secret that Apple is sitting on a US$98 billion cash mountain. Mere days after the company's share hit US$600 per share, the company held a conference call to announce how it's going to use its vast cash balances, much to the delight of shareholders.
As promised during Mobile World Congress 2012, Nokia has pushed a series of updates for its Nokia Maps, Drive and Transport apps to its Lumia range of Windows Phone.
According to research done by Purdue University on Android and Windows Phone handsets, free mobile apps were found to consume more battery than paid apps.
Mark this one up as the most innovative use of an Android phone to date. Dutch mechanical engineer, Jarno Smeets uses an HTC Wildfire S phone, a pair of Nintendo Wii remotes, and a set of gigantic glider-like wings to take to the heavens, soaring majestically like only a man with 30 feet wings can.
Besides confirming complaints of the new iPad heating up under heavy usage, Consumer Reports also found that the Apple slate would not charge under heavy loads.
Ivy Bridge Ultrabooks will be hitting the market soon, but simply swapping out Sandy Bridge processors for Ivy Bridge ones and calling it a refresh simply won't do. That's why ASUS is planning a major component upgrade to their Zenbook series to complement the arrival of Ivy Bridge processors.
Twitter includes advertising in its mobile apps with Promoted tweets. Previously not found on mobile devices, Twitter has announced that Promoted Tweets will now appear on iOS, Android and other mobile platforms.
Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012
Like its Japanese counterparts, Sharp Corporation is finding themselves in the red with a forecast annual net loss of US$3.5 billion for the fiscal year ending on March 31st.
The newest iPad on the block does run a little hotter than its predecessor, 10 degrees more to be exact, according to Tweakers.net.
You can now share Dropbox folders with your friends on Facebook by typing their Facebook names instead of entering their email addresses or Dropbox usernames.