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Friday, 15 Jul 2011

South Korean iPhone User Sues Apple over Unsolicited Location Tracking

South Korean iPhone User Sues Apple over Unsolicited Location Tracking

Kim Hyung-suk, a South Korean iPhone user, files a lawsuit against Apple for unsolicited location tracking. According to lawyers and court officials, Apple has since compensated Miss Kim one million Korean won.

Google+ Users Reached 10 Million within Two Weeks

Google+ Users Reached 10 Million within Two Weeks

Although Google+ is still in the trial phase, the number of users on the new social networking site swelled to 10 million in two weeks.

Apple Completes Shutdown of OS X Downloads Site

Apple Completes Shutdown of OS X Downloads Site

Remember the Downloads page on Apple's website? The directory of apps is now gone, and the page now promotes the Mac App Store.

Thursday, 14 Jul 2011

Samsung WP7 Device Spotted at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Samsung WP7 Device Spotted at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Rumors of a Windows Phone 7 device based off the Samsung Galaxy S II could be true, given how a similarly thin Samsung unit appeared at Microsoft's recent Worldwide Partner Conference.

Seven New BlackBerry Smartphones Expected in Coming Months

Seven New BlackBerry Smartphones Expected in Coming Months

During its annual shareholders meeting, RIM stated its intention to release seven new BlackBerry devices within the next few months.

Computer Learns English to Play Civilization V

Computer Learns English to Play Civilization V

Is it possible for computers to understand the meaning of words rather than just viewing them as a sequence of ones and zeroes? At MIT researchers have been trying to find the answers to that question.

HP Might Be First to Start Shipping Ultrabooks

HP Might Be First to Start Shipping Ultrabooks

Amidst all the trumpeting by notebook manufacturers over their versions of the ultrabook, HP could very well beat all the others to the punch by releasing an ultrabook first.

Amazon to Launch Tablet by October

Amazon to Launch Tablet by October

Amazon plans to release a tablet computer by October, people familiar with the matter said, intensifying its rivalry with Apple's iPad.

Weak Demand Compels LCD TV Makers to Reduce 2011 Output

Weak Demand Compels LCD TV Makers to Reduce 2011 Output

LCD TV makers have reduced production output due to weakening consumer demands. However, sales prospects are expected to improve towards the end of the year due in part to the holiday season.

Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011

Rumor: Sony Ericsson Xperia Duo to Feature Dual-Core 1.4GHz Processor

Rumor: Sony Ericsson Xperia Duo to Feature Dual-Core 1.4GHz Processor

Rumors over Sony Ericsson's first dual-core smartphone, the Sony Ericsson Duo, have surfaced, such as a dual-core 1.4GHz processor coupled with a 1.5GB RAM and 4.5-inch qHD display.

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