News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011
HTC's upcoming event on 1st September has been short on details, but rumors are pointing to the unveiling of its first Windows Phone 7 Mango devices.
JPR reported that discrete GPU shipments is down 15.2% on a quarter-to-quarter comparison for this year and Nvidia still leads the pack.
Lenovo US has started taking orders for the soon-to-be launched ThinkPad tablet. Lucky fellows.
Mozilla is now in the early stages of developing a set of HTML5 Application Programming Interfaces (API) for building an open, web-based application interface.
Amidst rumors of an iPhone 5 launch in end September, Apple is also preparing its 8GB iPhone 4, which has started manufacturing and reportedly ready within the next few weeks.
After becoming the world's largest polluter, taking over the US, China is now officially the world's largest PC market. What will it not take over?
Facebook will introduce several new privacy controls in the next few days, including an option to choose whether to publish photos tagged by others on your profile page.
Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011
WebOS may be dead, but the TouchPad has been selling like hotcakes ever since HP slashed prices to a low of US$99. Now there's another reason for geeks to want the TouchPad besides its bargain price - you can install Ubuntu, a flavor of Linux, on the box.
Intel announced the architecture details of the upcoming Itanium CPUs for launch in 2012.
DRAM chip suppliers are all struggling with falling chip prices caused by oversupply and the market outlook for the rest of 2011 remains uncertain.