- Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012
Facebook recently confirmed it was working on adding more options alongside the ubiquitous "Like" button. One of the more prominent ones that might turn out to be useful to retail companies is the "Want" button.
Whatever happened to Diaspora, the Facebook killer which was announced in 2010? Vice.com takes an in-depth look at what happened to the vaulted privacy-aware, open source social network, which ended in failure and the death of one of its founders.
Or more precisely, this prototype suitcase is specially designed to follow your mobile phone around by locking in on the phone's bluetooth signal. A micro-controller interprets these signals by calculating the phone's location, and hence the user's position.
Google mistakenly delivered the 32GB Nexus 7 to a Japanese customer who ordered the 16GB version.
Google has just released a handy checklist for developers to help bump up the quality of a applications produced and released for its Nexus tablet.
Monday, 8 Oct 2012
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) claims that Apple has ordered more than 10 million units of the iPad Mini for Q4 2012.
Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, have developed control algorithms that allow lithium-ion batteries to charge twice as fast as it is currently possible and also allow them to operate more efficiently. Their efforts may also result in lower production costs by up to 25%.
Motorola has confirmed on Friday that it has abandoned the development of Webtop, a software that allows smartphones to power laptops via the Lapdock accessory, due to "a lack of consumer adoption" in a statement to CNET.
Besides announcing the One X+, HTC also confirmed that it will be rolling out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and Sense 4+ updates to the HTC One X/S from October.
A new iPad with the designation iPad 3,6 appears in an Apple developer's log, which suggests a modified version of the current third-generation iPad model.