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Thursday, 10 Mar 2011

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.

Friday, 4 Mar 2011

AMD Not Convinced by Intel's Thunderbolt

AMD Not Convinced by Intel's Thunderbolt

AMD has said that Intel's recently introduced Thunderbolt input/output technology will become just another proprietary standard with not a lot of chances to be adopted widely.

Thursday, 3 Mar 2011

Rootkit Malware Found On Android Apps

Rootkit Malware Found On Android Apps

More than 50 applications on Google's Android Market have been discovered to be infected with a rootkit malware dubbed as "DroidDream" which can compromise personal data by taking over the user's device. Google have since suspended these apps from the Android store.

Apple Announces the iPad 2

Apple Announces the iPad 2

It's been a year since the original Apple iPad was announced, but now it's time for the sequel, the Apple iPad 2.

Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011

Android Developers Form a

Android Developers Form a "Union" with 7 Demands for Google

A bunch of Android developers have banded together to form a "union" with 7 demands for Google about their Android Market.

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