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Friday, 28 Jan 2011

Dell Hints of More Windows Phone 7 Devices and Android 3.0 Tablet

Dell Hints of More Windows Phone 7 Devices and Android 3.0 Tablet

During the World Economic Forum held in Davos, BBC reporter Tim Weber was informed by Michael Dell himself that there'll be more Windows Phone 7 devices and even an Android 3.0 tablet from the company in the months to come.

Kinect Boosts Microsoft to Record Revenues

Kinect Boosts Microsoft to Record Revenues

Microsoft's second quarter results have been announced and it looks like its Entertainment & Devices Division aka the Xbox division has delivered, with revenues up by 55%.

Thursday, 27 Jan 2011

Gmail Gets Desktop Notifications via HTML5

Gmail Gets Desktop Notifications via HTML5

Desktop notifications is now available for Gmail, if you're using Google Chrome to retrieve your emails and engage in internet messaging.

Google Censoring Searches Relating to Torrents

Google Censoring Searches Relating to Torrents

Google begins censoring the words relating to a P2P technology, BitTorrent on its Google Suggestions and Instant services.

Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011

AMD Cuts Prices of Radeon Graphics Cards

AMD Cuts Prices of Radeon Graphics Cards

Just as we predicted, AMD has announced price cuts to their Radeon graphics cards - namely the Radeon HD 6950 2GB, HD 6950 1GB, and the HD 6870.

Paper Batteries Use Moisture to Recharge

Paper Batteries Use Moisture to Recharge

A battery made out of paper sounds incredible. A paper battery that recharges from the air moisture sounds even more plausible. But this is apparently very real from the researchers at CENIMAT.

Nikon D7000 Teardown Reveals Sony Sensor

Nikon D7000 Teardown Reveals Sony Sensor

So you know the relatively new Nikon D7000 and the rumors about the camera using a Sony sensor? Yeah, it's no longer a rumor, as this tear down reveals.

Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011

RIM Claims PlayBook Has Equal or Greater Battery Life than iPad

RIM Claims PlayBook Has Equal or Greater Battery Life than iPad

While RIM's PlayBook is still not ready for the market, its executives are putting claims that the PlayBook will have an equal or greater battery life than Apple's iPad, even with its smaller battery cell size.

Motherboard Prices to Rise in 2011

Motherboard Prices to Rise in 2011

An ASUS executive has been quoted saying that motherboard prices are set to rise in 2011, due to higher labor costs in China and an increased price for copper.

Microsoft's Battle Plan Against The iPad

Microsoft's Battle Plan Against The iPad

Microsoft launched a marketing campaign for its reseller partners recently, hinging on the iPad's enterprise shortcomings. Although the iPad was designed primarily with consumers in mind, the following news article and Powerpoint slides are testament to the Redmondians' belief as to why Windows 7 is more suited for enterprise needs over the iOS.

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