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Friday, 12 Apr 2013
Apple's upcoming iPhones and iPad Minis are reportedly facing production delays. According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-chi Kuo, such woes may result in their delayed launches, especially the next generation iPhone that is widely expected to be available in June this year.
Professional network LinkedIn has recently confirmed its acquisition of 3-year-old news reading app, Pulse Newsreader, for about US$90 Million. 90% of deal was settled with LinkedIn stock, while 10% was in cash.
Samsung has just put its 10nm 128Gb (gigabit) 3-bit multi-cell NAND flash into mass production. The new flash chip will enable higher density flash memory cards and SSDs.
Seeking to extend the reign of the pinball machine beyond its end of life days Stern, effectively one of the last remaining pinball table manufacturers, has teamed up with Metallica to offer two customized models to lovers of this arcade staple.
Rockstar Games made driving around in its Grand Theft Auto games less mundane by creating radio stations for gamers to listen to. If you have ever found yourself missing the songs, you can know listen to them on Spotify and iTunes. Hit the link for more.
Thursday, 11 Apr 2013
Not that you'd need another reason to get a Samsung Galaxy S4, but a recent tear down of the device revealed that the S4 is much easier to repair than most handsets out in the market now, including the Galaxy S3.
Research firm IDC has released its first quarter PC shipment estimates for this year and it registered a sharp decline of 13.9 per cent from the same period in 2012. This is the steepest year-over-year decline since IDC began tracking the PC market's quarterly performance in 1994.
Recently moved to the Beta Channel, Chrome 27 for smartphones is ready for users to test out on their Android devices. The latest version comes with an improved full screen mode as well as a host of other small fixes and features.
The Korea Times reports that Samsung is excluded from the development of Apple's upcoming A7 processors.
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013
At Intel's annual developer forum this week, the company highlighted new processors from its Atom series that have made inroads into data center servers and mobile devices. One of the keynote addresses touched on the new standard features of Haswell-based Ultrabooks, complete with gaming demonstrations.