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Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013

A White Paper Claims 33% of Software is Counterfeit

A White Paper Claims 33% of Software is Counterfeit

According to a recently commissioned white paper, an amazing 33% of software used today is counterfeit. In addition, consumers will waste 1.5 billion hours this year dealing with malware.

New Google Chrome Comes with Better Spell Check

New Google Chrome Comes with Better Spell Check

Google has just moved Chrome 26 to the stable channel and it is now available for download. The most significant improvement for the new version is a vastly improved spell checker.

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013

Scientists Unveil Self-Healing, Self-Monitoring Microchip

Scientists Unveil Self-Healing, Self-Monitoring Microchip

Researchers at Caltech have revealed their self-healing microchip that also has the ability to monitor its own status. If the chip is damaged, it reconfigures itself with the help of a secondary chip in order to come up with new ways to continue performing its tasks.

Samsung Rumored to Launch 5.9-inch Galaxy Note III in the U.S Later This Year

Samsung Rumored to Launch 5.9-inch Galaxy Note III in the U.S Later This Year

A report from Korea Times claims that Samsung is launching the next generation Galaxy Note in the U.S.

HTC Drops

HTC Drops "Quietly Brilliant" Slogan, Aims for a Bolder Approach

HTC will be dropping its slogan, "Quietly Brilliant" from product ads and is aiming for a new, bolder approach.

Young Startup Summly to get Acquired by Yahoo

Young Startup Summly to get Acquired by Yahoo

Yahoo has announced yet another high profile acquisition of a mobile oriented startup. This time it's London based Summly, headed by 17-year-old entrepreneur Nick D'Aloisio, who started the company when he was 15.

Monday, 25 Mar 2013

Windows Blue Update Leaked!

Windows Blue Update Leaked!

An early build of Windows Blue has been leaked online. This updated version of Windows promises to improve on the current Windows 8 user experience. It is expected to be launched by the end of the year; in the meantime, do read on for more details on this major Windows update.

Apple Gets in on Indoor Mapping with WifiSLAM Acquisition

Apple Gets in on Indoor Mapping with WifiSLAM Acquisition

Apple has recently acquired WifiSLAM, a company that specializes in indoor mapping services, for about US$20 million. The only other tech giant that offers similar services (airports, shopping malls and sports venues, etc) is Google.

Friday, 22 Mar 2013

Apple's Jon Ive Pushing for Starker and Simpler

Apple's Jon Ive Pushing for Starker and Simpler "Flat Design" in Next iOS

Jony Ive, who has recently taken over Apple's Human Interface team, is said to be pushing for a simpler, "flat design" for the upcoming iOS.

Google is Reportedly Working on Building a Smart Watch

Google is Reportedly Working on Building a Smart Watch

According to reports, Google's Android unit is reportedly working on building their own smart watch, in anticipation to both Apple and Samsung.

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