News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 22 Sep 2011
Besides being known for kimchi and soppy TV drama serials, South Korea's newest claim to fame is being ranked number one in terms of global internet speed.
Amazon, in conjunction with different libraries in the US, has announced its Kindle Library Lending Service is now live. Users can now get ebooks for their Kindle on loan from the comfort of their own homes.
In the midst of an intensive layout overhaul, a Facebook employee accidentally reveals a feature of Facebook Music service via Twitter.
This is as official as it gets: Eric Hautala, General Manager, Customer Experience Engineering for Microsoft just posted a blog entry, signaling the impending Windows Phone 7 Mango update sometime within the next two weeks.
Adobe's Flash Player is about to receive a major overhaul with the release of Flash 11 early next month. It will feature Stage 3D and AIR 3, allowing delivery of 2D and 3D games to a plethora of connected devices.
Windows 8 dramatically changes the boot experience, removing all those gibberish text that doesn't mean anything to 99% of the population.
The guys at Mountain View have been really busy, and they aren't content with just making Google+ public but had to include more features too.
HTC has revealed plans to integrate Beats Audio into its future Windows Phones although no specific timeline is available at the moment.
Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011
Sources have indicated that Apple will be holding a major event on 4th October. One possible speculation is the unveiling of its next iPhone iteration by new CEO Tim Cook.
Intel's latest Sandy Bridge updates claim to boost the performance of its integrated graphics. The biggest gains are seen on their Ultra-Low-Voltage (ULV) processors at about 37%.