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Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012

Twitter Mobile Now Available in Arabic and Farsi

Twitter Mobile Now Available in Arabic and Farsi

Twitter has announced today that its mobile website will be available in two new languages, namely Arabic and Farsi. The feat was accomplished thanks to an expansive team of approximately 13,000 volunteers.

Redesigned Yahoo Mail Focuses on Speed and Mobile

Redesigned Yahoo Mail Focuses on Speed and Mobile

Yahoo has just released a completely redesigned Yahoo Mail, which places heavy emphasis on speed and efficiency. Yahoo updated the existing web client and Android app with the new design, while introducing new apps for the iPhone and Windows 8 platform.

Intel Unveils Details of 22nm Tri-Gate SoC Designs

Intel Unveils Details of 22nm Tri-Gate SoC Designs

Intel revealed design plans of its new 22nm system-on-a-chip (SoC) that will feature 3D Tri-gate transistors, in line with their Ivy Bridge counterparts. The company outlined this new microarchitecture for its SoC in a paper presented at the 2012 International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM).

Japanese TV Makers Sell Assets to Raise Capital

Japanese TV Makers Sell Assets to Raise Capital

To recover from recent losses, Japanese TV giants, namely Panasonic, Sony, and Sharp, are hawking out US$3 billion worth in assets in a last-ditch attempt to turn the tide.

Apple Captures 26.7% of World's LTE Device Market

Apple Captures 26.7% of World's LTE Device Market

Apple managed to capture a quarter of the world's LTE market share less than three months after the launch of its iPhone 5. Its arch rival, Samsung continues to lead the market for the seventh straight quarter with 40%.

ASUS to Release USB-AC53 802.11ac Wireless Adapter in Q1 of 2013

ASUS to Release USB-AC53 802.11ac Wireless Adapter in Q1 of 2013

Networking enthusiasts here can expect the ASUS USB-AC53 wireless adapter to arrive on our shores in the months ahead. The USB-AC53 is based on the existing draft 802.11ac wireless standard.

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012

Twitter Debuts Photo Editing Features

Twitter Debuts Photo Editing Features

The update to Twitter's iPhone and Android applications will enable users to edit photos in new ways, such as adding filters, photo frames, as well as an auto-enhance capability to its image sharing feature.

AMD Lowers Wafer Order from Globalfoundries and Suffers US$320 Million Penalty

AMD Lowers Wafer Order from Globalfoundries and Suffers US$320 Million Penalty

AMD has just announced that it has lowered wafer purchase commitments with Globalfoundries for the closing quarter of 2012. This move will result in a termination penalty of US$320 million that AMD will have to pay out in several installments.

RIM Teases Upcoming BlackBerry 10 Device

RIM Teases Upcoming BlackBerry 10 Device

RIM has already started teasing one of the two upcoming smartphones on its official website, slightly over a month before its scheduled launch on January 30th next year.

Australian Police Warns Against Relying on Apple's iOS 6 Maps

Australian Police Warns Against Relying on Apple's iOS 6 Maps

Australian police have warned against using Apple's iOS 6 Maps, after having to rescue six people within a spate of two months who became lost while attempting to locate Mildura in Victoria.

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