News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011
Bloomberg reports that the Nokia Microsoft deal will see Microsoft paying Nokia over US$1 billion. That's quite a huge chunk of change.
Microsoft has created a website campaigning for net users to stop browsing the web with its dated Internet Explorer 6 browser. In a rather bizarre move, Microsoft is urging users to upgrade their browsers and to drop IE6 altogether. According to Microsoft, the website is dedicated to watching Internet Explorer 6 usage drop to less than 1% worldwide.
Monday, 7 Mar 2011
The malware threat on the Google Android platform is very real, and Google is taking action by activating a remote kill switch to remove the malware app from devices.
Friday, 4 Mar 2011
AMD has said that Intel's recently introduced Thunderbolt input/output technology will become just another proprietary standard with not a lot of chances to be adopted widely.
Thursday, 3 Mar 2011
More than 50 applications on Google's Android Market have been discovered to be infected with a rootkit malware dubbed as "DroidDream" which can compromise personal data by taking over the user's device. Google have since suspended these apps from the Android store.
It's been a year since the original Apple iPad was announced, but now it's time for the sequel, the Apple iPad 2.
Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011
A bunch of Android developers have banded together to form a "union" with 7 demands for Google about their Android Market.
The new mini-PC from Zotac, the Zbox AD02 series deliver a high-definition computing experience with a AMD E-350 APU platform (dual core, 1.6 GHz) processor and an AMD Radeon HD 6310 graphics card.
The February browser market share numbers are in, and it looks like it was a good month for Internet Explorer, but a bad one for Firefox.
In conjunction with the upcoming tablets powered by NVIDIA's Tegra 2 chip, the NVIDIA Tegra Zone app has been released on Android Market, showcasing apps that are optimized for the dual-core processor.