News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 28 Jan 2011
Microsoft's second quarter results have been announced and it looks like its Entertainment & Devices Division aka the Xbox division has delivered, with revenues up by 55%.
Thursday, 27 Jan 2011
Desktop notifications is now available for Gmail, if you're using Google Chrome to retrieve your emails and engage in internet messaging.
Google begins censoring the words relating to a P2P technology, BitTorrent on its Google Suggestions and Instant services.
Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011
Just as we predicted, AMD has announced price cuts to their Radeon graphics cards - namely the Radeon HD 6950 2GB, HD 6950 1GB, and the HD 6870.
A battery made out of paper sounds incredible. A paper battery that recharges from the air moisture sounds even more plausible. But this is apparently very real from the researchers at CENIMAT.
So you know the relatively new Nikon D7000 and the rumors about the camera using a Sony sensor? Yeah, it's no longer a rumor, as this tear down reveals.
Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011
While RIM's PlayBook is still not ready for the market, its executives are putting claims that the PlayBook will have an equal or greater battery life than Apple's iPad, even with its smaller battery cell size.
An ASUS executive has been quoted saying that motherboard prices are set to rise in 2011, due to higher labor costs in China and an increased price for copper.
Microsoft launched a marketing campaign for its reseller partners recently, hinging on the iPad's enterprise shortcomings. Although the iPad was designed primarily with consumers in mind, the following news article and Powerpoint slides are testament to the Redmondians' belief as to why Windows 7 is more suited for enterprise needs over the iOS.
Monday, 24 Jan 2011
In just a few days, Sony will be revealing its latest PlayStation Portable update, dubbed as the PSP2. Some details have been forthcoming, which includes an OLED display and 3G connectivity thrown in for easier multi-player support.