News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 16 Dec 2010
Besides the earlier confirmed cut-and-paste update to Windows Phone 7 in early 2011, there's also news of a bigger update coming up in August 2011, which could include Silverlight and HTML5 features in the Microsoft mobile OS.
Owners of the Nikon Coolpix P7000 can now enjoy benefits which come with the new v1.1 firmware. Updates include faster NRW (RAW) processing times and optimized lens control to reduce the frequency of errors.
Wednesday, 15 Dec 2010
Yahoo's woes continue as it axes 600 of its employees ahead of the holidays.
Map-makers have been making, redefining and refining maps for centuries. But a map of the world based on Facebook? Yup, it's real, and here it is.
Think Twitter was all fluff and no substance? Think again. Twitter presents the top 10 most powerful tweets of 2010, and there are a couple of knock-outs in there.
Another blow has struck Nokia when it announces the delay of its Nokia E7 towards an early 2011 launch, from its supposed Q4 2010 availability.
Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010
A recent survey by Forrester has revealed that Americans are now spending as much time online as watching television.
Monday, 13 Dec 2010
It seems a bookmarklet is all you need to watch Flash videos on your iOS device. Magic? We wonder.
Ever wondered why the glass in your smartphone manages to survive all the wear and tear you put it through (or not)? It's all thanks to Gorilla glass - and guess what, it's old tech invented back in the 1960s.
How can a company with US$15 billion in revenue still be in trouble? Michal Mace, former Chief Competitive Officer and VP of Product Planning at Palm, VP of Strategic Marketing at PalmSource, director of Mac Platform Marketing at Apple, breaks down what's really wrong with Blackberry (and what to do about it).