News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Microsoft Research has just demonstrated a few new gestures for Microsoft Surface. This includes as a rock to anchor a point and a rail to act as a ruler, moving beyond the usual multi-touch pinching methods.
Monday, 9 May 2011
Samsung debuts a 75-inch D9500 3D TV in Korea, complete with Smart TV contents and active-shutter glasses. Pre-sales begin at the end of the month.
According to the 2011 BrandZ study, Apple has becomes the most valued brand across all categories and companies finally ending Google's four year reign at the top.
The judge presiding over Oracle's impending patent lawsuit against Google's Android mobile operating system has ordered Oracle to reduce its claims by 98%.
So, instead of getting an Apple computer, Microsoft wants you to do the maths and see just how much you save.
Friday, 6 May 2011
Facebook integration will be coming to Sony Ericsson's recent and upcoming Xperia series of Android smartphones, making the social network's presence felt across its Xperia user interface.
Mark Zuckerberg has plans to acquire Skype, if the reports are true, in a deal that might cost Facebook close to $4 billion.
Thursday, 5 May 2011
Researchers from Queen's University in Ontario Canada demonstrated how a flexible display uses bending motions to navigate menus and make calls.
It has been hailed by Intel as one of its most significant technology announcement of the year. The chip giant has just revealed a breakthrough 3D transistor design that puts it in a good position in the SoC arena.
Wednesday, 4 May 2011
Microsoft's Steve Ballmer makes a surprise appearance at the BlackBerry World event, announcing Bing as the preferred search and mapping solution for future BlackBerry devices.