News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 26 May 2011
It's official: Twitter has acquired popular client TweetDeck.
Samsung's 3D VOD streaming capability will begin with 3D trailers and will have a "broad service" offering by later this year.
Mitsubishi is discontinuing production of consumer televisions smaller than 65 inches.
Wednesday, 25 May 2011
Google is blocking the Android Market movie rentals on rooted devices because of copy protection.
Some rumors and specifications for the upcoming Wii 2 have made their way out into the open, including a leaked video on YouTube.
Toshiba is supposedly backing out on Chromebooks and Windows 7 Tablets.
Word is that Apple is adopting a curved cover glass for the iPhone 5.
Intel processors may arrive in tablets as soon as this July, with Acer rumored to be one of the first to deliver such a tablet.
Barnes & Noble to launch slimmer and lighter e-book reader on June 10. The upcoming black and white Nook will feature a 6-inch touch screen and can hold up to 1,000 digital books. It also features the latest E Ink technology which significantly minimizes flashing during page flips.
Tuesday, 24 May 2011
Mobile payments startup Square, founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey with Jim McKelvey, are releasing an upgrade to their iPad app set to challenge traditional cash registers. Named Square Register, the app not only receives credit cards for payments, it now produces analytics for businesses to better understand their customers.