News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011
DisplaySearch's Richard Shim gives his take on Google's $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola and its impact on the tablet market.
Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011
Parking wardens, which are uniquely known as summon aunties here in Singapore, have become an icon to be feared. But a developer has just released an app known as Summon Auntie that alerts fellow drivers near their vehicles if a potential parking fine is heading their way.
So you want to know what it's like to be the US President Obama with all that jet-setting to all kinds of locations? Now you can, but only via Foursquare.
You already know that Google is buying Motorola for US$12.5 billion; but do you know that the search giant will have to pay Motorola US$2.5 billion if the deal doesn't go through?
Apple struck a major blow when it got an injunction prohibiting Samsung from selling its new Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the European market. Samsung however is appealing the ruling and will be showing up in court later this month.
PrimeSense, the Isreali company responsible for the motion-sensing tech inside Microsoft's Kinect, has announced plans to bring gesture controls to future breeds of Smart TVs.
It turned out that Apple might have tampered with an image of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 to win an import ban against Samsung in Europe.
Monday, 15 Aug 2011
Google just announced that it is acquiring Motorola Mobility at approximately $12.5 billion (or $40 per share). This puts the search company in a better position to propagate its mobile OS to the masses.
Apple issued an ultimatum to Intel regarding its power hungry processors. Make them consume less power, or lose Apple as a customer. Intel listened, and now we have a new category of notebooks: UltraBooks.
Firefox version number six is out! (Unofficially though). Hit the jump to find out more.