- Reads from WWW
Friday, 12 Jul 2013
LG Display has revealed a 5.2-inch LCD panel that it says is the world’s slimmest full HD panel for smartphones. We won’t be surprised if this is the display that will be used on the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone, the Optimus G2.
In an internal memo, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, explains his plans for a "One Microsoft" by massively altering the company's organization and creating a number of new divisions. The biggest change is the creation of a new operating systems engineering group that will span across console, mobile device, and PC.
Twitter releases another update to the Android version of Vine, bringing it closer in terms of functionality to the iOS version. Hit the jump for more details on the update.
PC shipments have continued to decline since they registered their sharpest drop in the first quarter of this year. According to data from IDC and Gartner, their global shipment levels have dropped roughly 11% in Q2, year-on-year. Lenovo is the top PC vendor now, taking the crown from HP.
Thursday, 11 Jul 2013
Apple is rumored to be making a switch to using IGZO displays for the iPad and MacBook. This is according to Patently Apple who said the move by the company was to reduce power consumption of these devices.
Google is said to have allowed Motorola Mobility to spend US$500 million or more to market the upcoming Moto X smartphone globally. In 2012, Samsung and Apple spent S$400 million and US$333 million respectively on marketing mobile devices in the US.
Mobile security firm Bluebox just released an app which scans your Android device for the vulnerability reported a week ago.
For the second consecutive week since Microsoft released the public preview of Windows 8.1, the company has delivered several bug fixes for the preview OS.
Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013
Yahoo has just announced built in Dropbox integration on its Yahoo Mail Android app. The integration allows Yahoo Mail users to easily send and receive large attachments like documents, photos and video using Dropbox.
LG's upcoming flagship model, the Optimus G2 is alleged to sport a 5.2-inch Full-HD display, a 13-megapixel rear camera and buttons at the rear. (Update: Images and a hands-on video have surfaced online. Hit the link to find out more.)