- Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013
Google Maps Street View doesn't only include panoramic views of streets around the world, but also many interesting landmarks and sites such as the Grand Canyon. And being added to the list now are four out of the Seven Summits for those who love mountains.
Monday, 18 Mar 2013
WhatsApp is revamping its iOS app by switching the present subscription-based service into one with an annual subscription. The company intends to roll out the new subscription type this year (no exact date has been set).
NVIDIA says it's happy to let AMD have control over the console GPU market because it wants to focus on the desktop and mobile market.
Feedly, a popular third-party RSS client announced that it added more than half a million users in the two days after Google announced Google Reader's retirement. They've also revealed their plans on how to keep up with the mass migration from Google Reader.
Cisco seems to be moving away from the consumer market and is looking for a buyer for Linksys. Belkin's purchase of Linksys is expected to be completed in March 2013 for an as of yet undisclosed amount.
Friday, 15 Mar 2013
In the wake of the launch of its latest Galaxy S IV smartphone, Samsung also announced the availability of its new quad-core Exynos 5 Octa that powers the Galaxy S IV smartphone.
Apple's next-generation "A7" processor is rumored to be slated for volume production by the fourth quarter of this year. TSMC is expected to be the main supplier for Apple and this move is seen as strategy to reduce the company's reliance on Samsung.
Facebook is said to be working on a hashtag function -- not unlike the one used in Twitter -- to add to its stable of services. However, according to Wall Street Journal's sources, this feature won't be in effect any time soon.
Thursday, 14 Mar 2013
Adobe will be stopping sales of boxed editions of its Creative Suite and Acrobat software. Instead, it’ll focus on offering the software through digital downloads and subscriptions.
Google has announced that it is killing off Google Reader, its RSS aggregator that let people subscribe to news feeds from different websites, on 1st July 2013.