News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011
HP has been in the news lately and most of it isn't for the right reasons. Its webOS tablet was canned and its longtime staple business's future, PCs, is also in question. And HP is once again in the news with the acquisition of British software firm, Autonomy.
Microsoft plans to breathe some life back to Hotmail with the release of the native Hotmail app for Android and iOS 5.
Toshiba unveils the Regza Blu-ray DBR-M190 home media server with a massive 5TB hard drive in Japan.
Monday, 3 Oct 2011
Samsung has announced the launch of Exynos 4212; it's the successor to the Exynos 4210 which is used to power the Galaxy S II smartphones.
While the Nobel Award might be the pinnacle of a researcher's career, the Ig Nobel awards tend to honor those whose work makes us laugh first and think later. Find out who won the honors in their fields for 2011.
Google has opened its first retail store, 'the Chromezone', inside a PC World on Central London's Tottenham Court Road.
Thailand's lack of 3G services could persist just a bit longer, and the culprit for this half decade long delay is who you'd suspect -- politics.
Apple apparently leaked out the name of the upcoming iPhone as iPhone 4S in its iTunes beta.
Amazon's Kindle Fire costs US$209.63 to make, as estimated by IHS iSuppli, although the tablet will sell for only US$199. This highlights how the e-commerce company could be taking a financial hit to get the device to as many hands as possible.
Friday, 30 Sep 2011
Given Amazon's recent announcement of its Kindle Fire tablet, rumors of its intention to acquire Palm's webOS from HP might not be too far-fetched.