- Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012
Panasonic has managed to turn massive losses sustained last year into profits, while other Japanese flat-panel makers such as Sony and Sharp continue to struggle against the rising value of the Yen and bleak TV sales.
Popular BitTorrent website, Demonoid, has been shut down by Ukranian police. The biggest surprise though, is that it has been revealed that politics are to blame.
Monday, 6 Aug 2012
ARM has submitted its Mali-T604 GPU for OpenCL 1.1 full profile conformance through the standard-setting organization known as Khronos. With this submission, the company aims to bring "desktop GPU computing features" to the mobile, embedded and SmartTV markets.
According to leaked slides on the Internet, Microsoft will be updating its OEM Activation mechanism to version 3.0 for the upcoming Windows 8. OA 3.0 will allow OEMs to digitally order and receive keys from Microsoft. Also, a unique product key is required to be written into each PC.
In its ongoing trial with Samsung, Apple is forced to reveal secrets regarding how the iPhone was conceived and how the design team worked, giving a rare insight into how the ultra-secretive company conducts its business.
Saturday, 4 Aug 2012
The successor to Galaxy Note has been confirmed for an appearance at Samsung's August 29th Mobile Unpacked event, Reuters reports. On the other hand, press invites for the Samsung event in New York on the 15th tease with a picture of a tablet-like device with ink scribbles around it.
Friday, 3 Aug 2012
Social media management platform, Wildfire Interactive, has been acquired by Google. This is likely done to bolster the search giant's presence in its desperate battle to control the social media marketing space.
NVIDIA is reportedly launching two new cards in September and they are the GeForce GTX 660 and 650. These graphics cards will be targeted at the mainstream market with their attractive price range of US$189 to US$229.
Samsung is sending out invites for its upcoming Mobile Unpacked event at IFA 2012. The event is scheduled on 29 August in Berlin.
Samsung has just announced the production of ultra-fast embedded memory for smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. It is the first chip maker to support the latest JEDEC e-MMC v4.5 specification that standardizes more features for enhanced performance, efficiency, security, and reliability.