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Thursday, 13 Dec 2012

Google Maps App for iOS Available Now

Google Maps App for iOS Available Now

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.

Not Coming Soon: Google Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Not Coming Soon: Google Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

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.

Flickr For iOS Includes 16 New Filters and Revamped UI in Major Update

Flickr For iOS Includes 16 New Filters and Revamped UI in Major Update

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.

Sales of Nexus 7 Set to Hit Over One Million Units in December

Sales of Nexus 7 Set to Hit Over One Million Units in December

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 Eric Schmidt Says They are Winning the War Against Apple

Google's Eric Schmidt Says They are Winning the War Against Apple

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 Mobile Now Available in Arabic and Farsi

Twitter Mobile Now Available in Arabic and Farsi

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.

Redesigned Yahoo Mail Focuses on Speed and Mobile

Redesigned Yahoo Mail Focuses on Speed and Mobile

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 Unveils Details of 22nm Tri-Gate SoC Designs

Intel Unveils Details of 22nm Tri-Gate SoC Designs

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).

Japanese TV Makers Sell Assets to Raise Capital

Japanese TV Makers Sell Assets to Raise Capital

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 Captures 26.7% of World's LTE Device Market

Apple Captures 26.7% of World's LTE Device Market

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%.

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