News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011
A federal judge Tuesday rejected Google's proposed legal settlement with book publishers, an accord that would have paved a path toward digitizing the world's books.
Apple is suing Amazon for trademark infringement based on the latter's use of the term "App Store" and is seeking an undisclosed amount in damages.
China has superseded North America in terms of global LCD TV sales according to Displaybank, a Korean market research and consulting firm.
Sony Ericsson isn't shy about putting the PlayStation-certified Xperia Play in the limelight. While some of its ads might pass off as creepy and disturbing, it does get the point across. And in another series of the Xperia Play ads, the humor level just went up, showing how one can go nuts over the gaming-centric Android phone.
Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011
In a surprising move, Samsung reveals a revamped Galaxy Tab 10.1, with their own TouchWiz UX user interface enhancements on top of Google's tablet-optimized Gingerbread OS and a much thinner profile measuring at 8.6mm.
Earlier, we linked about how Japan's earthquake has affected the camera industry, and now we've found more comprehensive news about how badly hit each individual company has been.
Mozilla's Firefox 4.0 is supposed to be launched tomorrow, but you can download the final build early if you're feeling particularly brave.
Continuing its legal assault on Android, Microsoft on Monday sued Barnes & Noble and two of its contract manufacturers over the company's Nook e-reader, alleging patent infringement.
Samsung's third tablet, the 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab, is no secret. With all the teasers being tossed out by Samsung over the last few weeks, and CTIA happening in just a day, more details have been revealed, including a reworked user interface on top of Google's Honeycomb layout.
Monday, 21 Mar 2011
Photographer Thom Hogan reports that camera production has been hard hit by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.