News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011
CNBC reports via unnamed sources that the social networking giant could launch its public stock offering in the first quarter of 2012, and at a valuation in excess of US$100 billion.
According to a report from OPSWAT, the free Microsoft Security Essentials is the most used antivirus worldwide, in the second quarter of 2011.
Monday, 13 Jun 2011
For strong passwords, make them long, and include a good mix of different characters: letters, numbers and symbols.
The new MAC OS X Lion comes with a bonus "Restart to Safari" mode which boots up your notebook into a leaner, quicker version that only allows you to access the internet for content.
AMD executives at E3 have apparently revealed that the top 8-core processor in its upcoming FX series will cost around US$320, pricing it directly against Intel's Core i7-2600K.
Friday, 10 Jun 2011
The Apple Design Awards is a yearly event, which "recognize outstanding achievement and excellence" in Mac and iOS apps.
Internet Connectivity, 3D and LED- backlights are desired drivers of the next TV replacement cycle. However, consumers report weak connections to upgrades according to DisplaySearch's Global TV Replacement Study.
The world is running out of unique web addresses, and IPv6 is here to solve that problem. Global testing of the new Internet protocol has been smooth so far.
HP has announced that its first tablet powered by Palm's WebOS will be released in the U.S on July 1. Singapore too will get the tablet sometime this year, but no specific date was quoted.
Another competitor, Toshiba, enters the already over-populated tablet market with the new AT100.