News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 10 Mar 2011
After years of slow mobile internet speeds in the MRT tunnels, commuters can finally look forward to high speed 3G internet access by end July 2011.
HP's CEO has said in an interview that by next year, HP will include webOS alongside Microsoft's Windows on all systems shipped by the company.
Time to plug in your iDevice and get it synced, because Apple's latest software update is here.
Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011
As CTIA looms closer, Samsung is revealing more teaser shots of its supposed in-between Galaxy Tab with an 8.9-inch display. Various speculations have arised, including how the new Tab could be as slim as the Apple iPad 2.
In step with LG's recent 3D evolution, Philips has released two new 3D TV series sporting passive technology - the cinematic 21:9 aspect 50-inch PFL7956 & 16:9 PFL7606. Engineered with Philips' â€œEasy 3Dâ€ technology, the new passive 3D televisions utilize polarized glasses instead of active ones, with the former being typically cheaper, lighter and more comfortable to wear than their active-shutter counterparts.
Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011
Bloomberg reports that the Nokia Microsoft deal will see Microsoft paying Nokia over US$1 billion. That's quite a huge chunk of change.
Microsoft has created a website campaigning for net users to stop browsing the web with its dated Internet Explorer 6 browser. In a rather bizarre move, Microsoft is urging users to upgrade their browsers and to drop IE6 altogether. According to Microsoft, the website is dedicated to watching Internet Explorer 6 usage drop to less than 1% worldwide.
Monday, 7 Mar 2011
The malware threat on the Google Android platform is very real, and Google is taking action by activating a remote kill switch to remove the malware app from devices.
Friday, 4 Mar 2011
AMD has said that Intel's recently introduced Thunderbolt input/output technology will become just another proprietary standard with not a lot of chances to be adopted widely.
Thursday, 3 Mar 2011
More than 50 applications on Google's Android Market have been discovered to be infected with a rootkit malware dubbed as "DroidDream" which can compromise personal data by taking over the user's device. Google have since suspended these apps from the Android store.