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Thursday, 1 Nov 2012
Microsoft is being sued by Surfcast who alleges that Microsoft's new Windows 8 Live Tiles feature infringes on its patents for dynamically updating icons.
ASUS reported a 43% increase in net profits for Q3 2012, thanks to its successful line up of products such as the Google Nexus 7 which is selling close to one million units per month.
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012
While we haven't managed to see much of the Nexus 10 yet, Googler Romain Guy has given us some eye candy in the form of a few self-shot portraits of the flagship 10-inch tablet placed beside a few print magazines.
Huawei is the latest in a string of major Android manufacturers jumping on the 5.0-inch and above bandwagon with its latest device, the Ascend D2. The device was recently showcased in China and will be sold there in early 2013.
Apple has just announced that it will be pushing back the release of the new major iTunes update back a month to November.
ARM has just announced their 64-bit Cortex-A50 series of processors. This comes just shortly after AMD announced their plans to build 64-bit ARM processors for servers. The flagship Cortex-A57 and Cortex-A53 processors will feature ARMv8 architecture and can work together in a big.LITTLE configuration.
Google rolls out a new 'Compose' screen on Gmail, as well as a handful of other features including a drag-and-drop function of the recipient chips between address fields.
Google has about 700,000 apps available for Android devices.
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012
Developers will be glad to hear that Microsoft has finally settled on a release date for the Windows Phone 8 SDK, which should be available to all by tomorrow. The SDK can be downloaded for free from Microsoft's website.
Scott Forstall, Apple's SVP for iOS software, is leaving Apple at the end of the year. But all is not as it seems as sources are reporting that he was let go because he was stubborn, manipulative, brash and disliked by Apple's top brass.