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Thursday, 11 Apr 2013
Not that you'd need another reason to get a Samsung Galaxy S4, but a recent tear down of the device revealed that the S4 is much easier to repair than most handsets out in the market now, including the Galaxy S3.
Research firm IDC has released its first quarter PC shipment estimates for this year and it registered a sharp decline of 13.9 per cent from the same period in 2012. This is the steepest year-over-year decline since IDC began tracking the PC market's quarterly performance in 1994.
Recently moved to the Beta Channel, Chrome 27 for smartphones is ready for users to test out on their Android devices. The latest version comes with an improved full screen mode as well as a host of other small fixes and features.
The Korea Times reports that Samsung is excluded from the development of Apple's upcoming A7 processors.
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013
At Intel's annual developer forum this week, the company highlighted new processors from its Atom series that have made inroads into data center servers and mobile devices. One of the keynote addresses touched on the new standard features of Haswell-based Ultrabooks, complete with gaming demonstrations.
According to a Bloomberg report, Microsoft has signed a deal with AMD such that the former's next generation Xbox will feature AMD's Samara mobile APU. This development comes in the wake of our earlier report of a possible unveiling of Microsoft's next generation Xbox on 21 May.
Google Play Music is now available in seven more countries. Users in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Luxemburg, Austria, Ireland and Portugal are now able to store their music in Google Play for free, and stream them to their Android devices from anywhere.
The latest April 9 update for the Surface RT concentrates on resolving Wi-Fi-related issues, including the longstanding 'Limited' connectivity issue. As part of Patch Tuesday, the Surface Pro is also getting an update.
Equipped with a microSD slot and a built in microphone, Nakamichi has introduced the new Mini NBS2 Wireless Bluetooth speakers can handle duties for both phone calls and music playback, making it a perfect device to check out for those always on the move.
According to people familiar with the matter, Apple and Yahoo are discussing possibilities for deeper collaboration and integration on iOS.