News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 1 Jul 2010
Microsoft's Kin, the company's buffer device to the upcoming Windows Phone 7, has just been discontinued after a short three months stint in the market.
There's an interesting post on the YouTube API Blog discussing about Flash and HTML5. It seems that HTML5 won't be replacing Flash any time soon.
Wednesday, 30 Jun 2010
Microsoft continues its penchant for disjointed silos and confusing arrays with Windows Live Sync, Live Mesh and Live Skydrive.
After boldly stating earlier this year it would no longer censor search results on its Chinese site according to China's regulations, Google's now trying to appease the Chinese government to allow it to continue operating in the country.
The iPhone 4 might have sold 1.7 million units since its launch, but the continuing antenna issue has the company telling its employees to assert that all you need to do, is hold the phone properly.
Despite the issues with poor reception, dodgy screens and lacks of white models, the iPhone 4 is Apple's best product launch ever.
Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010
Fancy having Mario jumping and bashing some gombas on your phone? Yes you can, though it has to be on an Android 2.1 and above device.
Monday, 28 Jun 2010
Google were compelled to hit that remote "kill switch" recently on two free applications. The two apps were intentionally misrepresented by a security researcher in order to encourage user downloads from the Android Market, although they weren't outrightly malicious according to a security specialist with Google's Android team.
Jonathan Ive, Apple's Senior Vice President of Design, isn't one to be in the spotlight (Google his name and try to find out more about him), but he's spoken briefly with popular design blog Core77 on the design of the iPhone 4.
Not something we'd usually think about as this one is a downer - like the environmental impact our lust with gadgets have, so too they have an impact, sometimes sight unseen, on human lives around the world.