- Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012
Globalfoundries has become an independent foundry company on its third anniversary. The Abu Dhabi-based tech consortium Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) has acquired AMD's remaining minority stake in Globalfoundries to become its sole owner.
The Facebook messenger app for Windows was leaked out in December last year, and an official download was released in a bid to lessen the impact of the leak. Now Facebook has officially launched the app which allows for chatting with friends without needing to have a browser window open.
ASUS is said to be working with Google on a Nexus-branded 7-inch tablet. Not only will the tablet be priced competitively at US$199, it will also be powered by NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Monday, 5 Mar 2012
Apple's App Store has breached over 25 billion downloads, and to celebrate Apple is picking one lucky winner to get a US$10,000 App Store gift card - enough to satisfy his or her app supply for a lifetime. In the meantime, Apple has revealed the top 25 all-time paid and free apps for both iPhone and iPad.
Apple's recent media invitation has fueled widespread speculations from tech publications and readers as to whether the Cupertino firm would unveil the Apple TV instead of the presumed iPad 3.
Sunday, 4 Mar 2012
For all the kids (and adults) who love first person shooter games, you'll definitely be interested in the AppTag Laser Blaster. The toy gun uses a combination of augmented reality with a focused infrared beam and high frequency sounds, connecting your iOS or Android devices for a laser tag game.
Friday, 2 Mar 2012
Norwegian landscape photographer Terje Sørgjerd achieved some fame the year before when his beautifully shot video The Mountain went viral. He received a rude surprise yesterday when he saw parts of his video being used, without his knowledge, in a promotional video from a Nikon D800 launch event in Bangkok.
Information of Ivy Bridge processors for desktops and notebooks was reportedly chanced upon by folks from CPU World. They found an online PDF document that contained details of these processors as well as their full line up for January - April 2012.
Loopholes in both iOS and Android allow apps to secretly upload your photographs to remote servers without your permission.
One of iOS's most popular photo-sharing app, Instagram, gets an update for its in-app camera. Support is also added for two of Asia's biggest social networks, China's Sina Weibo and Japan's Mixi.