News: Reads from WWW
Monday, 5 Sep 2011
The World Economic Forum releases their list of top tech innovators for the year 2012 which includes quite a few interesting choices.
Holding out for USB 3.0 ports before you shell out for a Mac? Well your wait might not be in vain, if reports surrounding Apple's interest in it proves positive.
Inspired by the Jawas' mobile fortress/moving junkyard sale (buy 1 droid, get 1 free), Lucasfilm Singapore have released details of their new high tech regional head office.
Amazon.com plans to unveil a smaller and cheaper US$250 rival to Apple's iPad tablet device in November, as reported by TechCrunch on Friday.
The lawsuit dispute between Apple and Samsung seems to spill over to IFA 2011 where the Galaxy Tab 7.7 was apparently removed from the show floor a few days after its announcement.
Friday, 2 Sep 2011
Another tablet will be joining the party, with Sony's Tablet S pre-loading Google Android 3.0 and armed with an A/V remote control.
LG Electronics reveals "LG PenTouch TV" at IFA - a series of plasma HDTVs which enables viewers to interact with the Internet or to create and modify a variety of content on the screen via a touch-sensitive stylus pen.
Samsung intends to blur the distinction between smartphones and tablets with its upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone, a device with a huge 5.3-inch AMOLED touchscreen and a dedicated built-in stylus.
Confirming what we've reported earlier, HTC has just unveiled its latest Windows Phone 7 devices preloaded with the Mango update, named as the HTC Titan and Radar.
Kernel.org, a site that distributes Linux source kernels, suffered a breach of security according to a leaked email by Chief Administrator John Hawley.