- Reads from WWW
Sunday, 4 Mar 2012
For all the kids (and adults) who love first person shooter games, you'll definitely be interested in the AppTag Laser Blaster. The toy gun uses a combination of augmented reality with a focused infrared beam and high frequency sounds, connecting your iOS or Android devices for a laser tag game.
Friday, 2 Mar 2012
Norwegian landscape photographer Terje Sørgjerd achieved some fame the year before when his beautifully shot video The Mountain went viral. He received a rude surprise yesterday when he saw parts of his video being used, without his knowledge, in a promotional video from a Nikon D800 launch event in Bangkok.
Information of Ivy Bridge processors for desktops and notebooks was reportedly chanced upon by folks from CPU World. They found an online PDF document that contained details of these processors as well as their full line up for January - April 2012.
Loopholes in both iOS and Android allow apps to secretly upload your photographs to remote servers without your permission.
One of iOS's most popular photo-sharing app, Instagram, gets an update for its in-app camera. Support is also added for two of Asia's biggest social networks, China's Sina Weibo and Japan's Mixi.
In just about a day, the Windows 8 Consumer Preview has racked up one million downloads. Will this new operating system live up to the hype surrounding it?
Thursday, 1 Mar 2012
The US$35 Raspberry Pi single-board computer was launched and was promptly sold out. It was developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to encourage the teaching of basic computer science in schools.
A recent dispute involving a video uploader and Rumblefish brings into question how YouTube manages copyright complaints. Is the current Content ID system the best answer for resolving such disputes?
A new product from Canonical, titled Ubuntu for Android, is aiming to help turn your smartphones into full-blooded PCs. After docking your smartphone, users will be able to use it as a replacement for the CPU in the traditional desktop setup.
Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012
Intel says that its Ivy Bridge CPUs will be only delayed for a few weeks, dispelling the earlier rumor that their release would be delayed by two months.