- Reads from WWW
Thursday, 13 Dec 2012
Google Maps finally makes a return on iOS devices today. At the moment, the new app is optimized for iPhone 5, but not yet for the iPad.
Google is shelving plans for dedicated apps like Gmail and Drive for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 due to the limited scale of users on Microsoft's platforms. The search giant, however, might change its mind if the situation improves.
Instagram, Twitter and Snapseed aside, Flickr for iOS has ramped up the competition with some updates of its own, including the addition of 16 new filters and a revamped user interface.
A report by DigiTimes claims that global sales of the Google Nexus 7 are expected to hit over one million units in December.
Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says Google is the new Microsoft and that they are winning the war against Apple.
Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012
Twitter has announced today that its mobile website will be available in two new languages, namely Arabic and Farsi. The feat was accomplished thanks to an expansive team of approximately 13,000 volunteers.
Yahoo has just released a completely redesigned Yahoo Mail, which places heavy emphasis on speed and efficiency. Yahoo updated the existing web client and Android app with the new design, while introducing new apps for the iPhone and Windows 8 platform.
Intel revealed design plans of its new 22nm system-on-a-chip (SoC) that will feature 3D Tri-gate transistors, in line with their Ivy Bridge counterparts. The company outlined this new microarchitecture for its SoC in a paper presented at the 2012 International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM).
To recover from recent losses, Japanese TV giants, namely Panasonic, Sony, and Sharp, are hawking out US$3 billion worth in assets in a last-ditch attempt to turn the tide.
Apple managed to capture a quarter of the world's LTE market share less than three months after the launch of its iPhone 5. Its arch rival, Samsung continues to lead the market for the seventh straight quarter with 40%.