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Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012
The Pirate Bay, home to the world's largest stash of torrents, has officially removed all torrent links on their website and replaced them with magnet links. But that doesn't mean that it's the end of torrents.
Last year, Michael Woodford, the first non-Japanese to become the CEO of Olympus, confronted Japanese Olympus executives and board members over questionable deals and was then promptly dismissed by the board. He then went to the press, and the ensuring firestorm has seen arrests of Olympus' previous CEO (among others) and a US$10 million lost blamed on the accounting scandal.
Be careful what you share on Facebook! Nick Bergus found a giant 55 gallon of lubricant for sale on Amazon, and posted it on Facebook together with a funny line. A week later, his post returned as an ad from Amazon on his friends' news feeds.
Apple's official invite for an event on the 7th of March can only mean one thing - the unveiling of the third Apple tablet. Just one more week, and we'll see how the iPad 3 will shake things up in the tablet scene.
Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012
The Panasonic Eluga Android smartphone took a dive in the water at Mobile World Congress 2012 but escaped unscathed. Read on to find out more.
Samsung and Sony plan to level the playing field against online retailers and mega-stores with their new unilateral pricing policies. This move would ensure that independent or smaller dealers have a chance of making the sale in light of the aggressive price competition.
With more quad-core smartphones and tablets coming right up in 2012, NVIDIA just made an announcement on the gaming front. Expect more games such as Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II and many more optimized for the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor under Tegra Zone.
Facebook made its mark by re-tooling the Internet to deliver unparalleled connectivity. And they do not seem to be letting up as they gear to capitalize on the mobile web.
Monday, 27 Feb 2012
Adobe releases Photoshop Touch, a tablet version of their popular Photoshop app, for the iPad 2. The app features Photoshop-like functions, like layers, selection tools, adjustments and filters to work with your images.
Some users of the Fujifilm X10 have reported seeing an artifact in their images. Looking like white orbs, the artifact appears when shooting in certain lighting conditions. Fujifilm released a firmware update (version 1.03) a couple of weeks ago and Dpreview has conducted an extensive investigation into whether it resolves the issue.