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Friday, 11 Mar 2011

iPad 2 Reviews

iPad 2 Reviews

While it's not sure when the iPad 2 will reach our shores, it's going on sale this week in the US and you can read all the reviews you want about it.

Copy and Paste Update for Windows Phone 7 Slated for Latter Half of March

Copy and Paste Update for Windows Phone 7 Slated for Latter Half of March

Microsoft did promise copy and paste functionality for its Windows Phone 7 device in early 2011 with no fixed date given. It seems a time frame has been set, with an update heading our way in the latter half of March.

Thursday, 10 Mar 2011

MRT Tunnels to Get 3G Internet Speeds by end July 2011

MRT Tunnels to Get 3G Internet Speeds by end July 2011

After years of slow mobile internet speeds in the MRT tunnels, commuters can finally look forward to high speed 3G internet access by end July 2011.

HP to Ship webOS on all PCs Next Year

HP to Ship webOS on all PCs Next Year

HP's CEO has said in an interview that by next year, HP will include webOS alongside Microsoft's Windows on all systems shipped by the company.

Apple iOS 4.3 Released

Apple iOS 4.3 Released

Time to plug in your iDevice and get it synced, because Apple's latest software update is here.

Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011

Another Teaser for Samsung's 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab

Another Teaser for Samsung's 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab

As CTIA looms closer, Samsung is revealing more teaser shots of its supposed in-between Galaxy Tab with an 8.9-inch display. Various speculations have arised, including how the new Tab could be as slim as the Apple iPad 2.

Philips Enters Passive 3D Fray

Philips Enters Passive 3D Fray

In step with LG's recent 3D evolution, Philips has released two new 3D TV series sporting passive technology - the cinematic 21:9 aspect 50-inch PFL7956 & 16:9 PFL7606. Engineered with Philips' “Easy 3D” technology, the new passive 3D televisions utilize polarized glasses instead of active ones, with the former being typically cheaper, lighter and more comfortable to wear than their active-shutter counterparts.

Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011

Microsoft to pay Nokia over $1 Billion for WP7 Deal

Microsoft to pay Nokia over $1 Billion for WP7 Deal

Bloomberg reports that the Nokia Microsoft deal will see Microsoft paying Nokia over US$1 billion. That's quite a huge chunk of change.

Microsoft Urges You to Stop Using IE6

Microsoft Urges You to Stop Using IE6

Microsoft has created a website campaigning for net users to stop browsing the web with its dated Internet Explorer 6 browser. In a rather bizarre move, Microsoft is urging users to upgrade their browsers and to drop IE6 altogether. According to Microsoft, the website is dedicated to watching Internet Explorer 6 usage drop to less than 1% worldwide.

Monday, 7 Mar 2011

Google Uses Remote Kill Switch to Deactivate Android Malware Apps

Google Uses Remote Kill Switch to Deactivate Android Malware Apps

The malware threat on the Google Android platform is very real, and Google is taking action by activating a remote kill switch to remove the malware app from devices.

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