News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 24 Jun 2011
Australian researchers have discovered a new way to turn mechanical energy into electrical energy, which may give rise to self-powered gadgets in the near future.
A new feature in Google's image search engine lets you upload or link an image to find out where else it's been used on the Web.
HP has announced Pivot, a digital magazine that helps TouchPad users to find WebOS apps.
Nokia is supposedly keeping a tight grip around any information regarding its upcoming Windows Phone 7 device, but a video and image of the prototype, code named "Sea Ray", has been leaked.
Thursday, 23 Jun 2011
Mozilla's mobile version of its Firefox browser for Google's Android platform has been upgraded to its fifth iteration. FireFox 5 for Android will offer a number of bug fixes and new features.
VESA has announced an extension of its DisplayPort 1.2 standard to support active cables. Such active cables can run up to five times the length of passive cables.
Apple's refreshed iPhone, currently known as iPhone 5 to the masses, seems set for a September launch, according to a recent report from Bloomberg.
Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011
Camera startup Lytro is bringing light field technology into consumer cameras, which lets you change the point of focus of a picture, after it's already been taken.
Neodymium magnets used in low-profile loudspeakers are set to increase in price by 40% on July 1. The cost for the rare earth metal has risen by 1400% since 2008
A disagreement over the weighting of the workloads in the recently launched SYSmark12 benchmark has led to AMD resigning from the industry organization.