- Reads from WWW
Monday, 13 May 2013
A leaked Google Play Services (v3.1.36) update file contains codes that hint at a new multi-player social gaming network called Google Games. This new gaming network (expected to be revealed during Google I/O) will be similar to Apple's Game Center for iOS and Microsoft's Xbox Live for Xbox, which includes leaderboards, achievements and more.
Facebook Home, Facebook's customized Android launcher app, has not been the overwhelming success CEO Mark Zuckerberg was hoping for. After an initial rush of interest, the app continues to plummet down the Google Play download rankings, showing universal decline in every country.
Friday, 10 May 2013
In the first quarter of 2013, Apple managed to regain fifth place in the Chinese mobile market with an eight percent market share. For the last two quarters in 2012, it was languishing in 6th place, while Samsung remained firmly in the top spot with a 20 percent market share.
ASUS posted a video on YouTube to tease its upcoming products at Computex 2013, which will include a new Transformer tablet with a stylus.
Thursday, 9 May 2013
Scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in the United States, claimed that they have been using a quantum internet for the last two and a half years. Their version of such a network involves a hub-and-spoke layout where a central hub is responsible of interlinking quantum networks.
According to a report by PC World, HP will be standardizing the design and features of all of its notebooks and tablets to cut manufacturing costs and help customers better identify its products.
Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Ahead of Google's I/O event next week, an updated interface for Google Maps has surfaced which removes the sidebar and focuses on the map itself rather than its various navigational components.
Xi3 Corporation has unveiled its FreeForm dataCENT3R project that features up to ninety six X3i Modular Computers or Xi3 microSERV3Rs in a clustered design. This project aims to break the mold of a traditional data center setup that usually comprises servers housed in racks.
Seagate has announced its first ever range of consumer-focused solid state drives (SSDs) alongside next-generation enterprise offerings including a low-profile PCIe flash memory storage device targeted at servers operating database and virtualization applications.
Sony is said to be releasing a Cybershot-branded Android flagship phone in the coming months.