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Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012
VMware has acquired Nicira for US$1.25 billion in cash and equity, adding technology that helps networks run more efficiently to its portfolio of products.
Mr Demos Parneros, President of U.S. Retail for Staples Inc, has given word that Amazon has plans to introduce as many as six new tablets soon, including a 10-inch model. It is unclear if he is referring to variations of the Kindle Fire, or a combination of Kindle e-book readers and tablets.
According to a report from Reuters based on information from an executive at Staples, Amazon might be releasing a 10-inch version of the Kindle Fire during their next launch.
Monday, 23 Jul 2012
Microsoft announced some of its app store pricing details, meant to give developers incentives to get started on the Windows 8 environment.
Over the weekend, Google announced that they have acquired Sparrow, makers of the popular desktop Gmail app, for under US$25 million.
Dell's aim to produce an ultrabook targeted at software developers for the Linux operating system Ubuntu, has been given the green light. The idea was under consideration since May 2012.
The HTC Desire HD will not be upgraded to Android 4.0 after the company conducted extensive testing and determined that the upgrade would not give customers the best user experience.
Google officially announced the availability of Android 4.1 OTA update for the Nexus S.
Sunday, 22 Jul 2012
ASUS issued a statement that the Android 4.1 update will be available for the Transformer Pad Prime, Transformer Pad TF300 and Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 "in the coming months". A local ASUS spokesperson confirmed with us that the PadFone will also be receiving the Jelly Bean update.
Friday, 20 Jul 2012
Micron has announced the high-volume availability of its 45-nanometer (nm) phase-change memory PCM for feature phones. The company said that it has plans to offer its PCM solutions to smartphones and tablet manufacturers. Read on for more details about this flash-alternative memory technology.