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Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012
Apple's October 23rd event is expected to reveal the much talked about 7-inch iPad Mini, followed by the 13-inch Macbook Pro with Retina display. And as if that wasn't enough, there's also speculation that the event will feature redesigned iMacs and updated Mac Minis.
With Windows 8's launch date just ten days away, the countdown is officially underway with Microsoft rolling out its first 30 second commercial for the new OS. Check it out inside:
Foursquare, the app previously known as a location-based social network, has been shifting its emphasis over its last few iterations to a local social search engine for good picks. While you used to have to be a member to use Foursquare, the company has now opened up its search engine to anyone who wants to look for good food, shopping or sights and sound.
Microsoft has unleashed the first advertisement for its yet-to-be-priced Surface tablet, which is slated to go on sale on October 26.
XperiaBlog stumbled upon two photos of a Sony-made Nexus smartphone on Picasa.
In order to catch up to competitors such as Apple and Amazon, Microsoft has announced the launch of their own digital music service which goes by the name of Xbox Music. Currently available for the Xbox 360, the service will be expanded to smartphones, tablets and PCs with the launch of Windows 8.
Monday, 15 Oct 2012
While it hasn't been made official yet, the alleged iPad Mini has been getting quite a fair bit of coverage. This time, the price list of the different iPad Mini variants seems to have made its way up on the Internet.
Cloud-based gaming service provider Gaikai has been sued by T5 Labs, another similar outfit that is based in the UK, for alleged patent infringement. T5 Labs has been in operations since 2007 but its supposedly infringed patent was only granted in June this year.
The Samsung Galaxy S III Alpha, an updated version offered by NTT DoCoMo, will come with the multi-window feature, one that was first shown on its bigger cousins, the Galaxy Note II and Galaxy Note 10.1.
Microsoft plans to name Google as a defendant in an ongoing legal feud against phone-maker, Motorola Mobility. This move marks the first time the two software giants have entered into direct legal conflict over Google's Android mobile operating system.