News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 21 May 2010
Nearly a week after admitting to inadvertently collecting 600GB of personal data while building up their Street View database, Google may face criminal charges in Germany. German prosecutors have started criminal investigations into the matter which will determine if charges will be brought against Google employees.
Flash will be coming for Android, but only if you have the latest version, codenamed "FroYo." A public version of the new Flash 10.1 software is being made available for FroYo today, but FroYo is still in development in Google and a release date hasn't been announced yet.
According to RBC Capital Markets analyst Mike Abramsky's estimation, Apple iPads are currently outselling Macs.
Pocket-lint manages to get some hands on time with the prototype LG Panther and reports a pretty smooth experience.
At the Google I/O developer conference today in San Francisco, the search giant unveiled Android 2.2, codenamed Froyo.
Thursday, 20 May 2010
While recent news boasted that sales of Android handsets finally beat those of the iPhone, it turns out the statistic strictly applies in the U.S. only.
They're the ones who toil night and day to make us our high-priced gadgets while they get by at minimum wage. Chinese news site Southern Weekend sent its intern on an undercover mission to discover what it's really like to work in a Foxconn factory.
Google, Mozilla, and Opera have announced the launch of the WebM Project. The goal of the project is to develop a high-quality, open-source, royalty-free video format suitable for the Web.
Rumor has it that Intel will remove restrictions of screen sizes on netbooks powered by their N550 dual-core Atom processor.
Wednesday, 19 May 2010
Do mobile phones cause brain tumors? A long-awaited study has an answer (of sorts).