- Reads from WWW
Monday, 1 Oct 2012
Too cool for Windows 8? Minecraft game creator Markus "Notch" Persson tweeted that he is not interested in certifying the game for Windows 8. He declined Microsoft's request for Windows 8 certification and he even hit out at the Redmond company by saying he would forgo Windows 8 than to play along.
While we have gotten several photo leaks of RIM's BB10 L-series devices, its N-series keyboard-armed cousin was nowhere to be seen. Thankfully, images have finally surfaced, specifically leaked screenshots from an internal RIM video.
Friday, 28 Sep 2012
Intel has shared details about their next generation Atom processor. The company said there are at least nine manufacturers who will be releasing their devices built around a dual-core, 1.8GHz Atom Z2760 CPU that is very similar to the Medfield chip used in smartphones.
Instagram has surpassed Twitter in the number of daily mobile users. Instagram now boasts of 7.3 million daily mobile users, while Twitter has about 6.9 million. On top of that, the average amount of time a typical user spends on Instagram is about 257 minutes, compared to 169.9 minutes for Twitter.
Facebook will be rolling out a new e-service called Gifts. As its name suggests, it will enable subscribers to send gifts such as chocolate, coffee, and other real-life presents to other Facebook users.
Hitachi demonstrated the use of quartz glass technology to store data that is touted to last 100 million years. This is mainly due to the fact that quartz glass is a highly stable and resilient material, which is used to make beakers and other laboratory instruments.
Samsung has started sending out press invites for an exclusive launch in New York on the 24th of October. The press invite showcases a picture of a stylus, which gives us a lot of reason to suspect that "The Next Big Thing" is indeed the Galaxy Note II.
Thursday, 27 Sep 2012
L.A.-based tech consumer tech industry analyst Paul Mueller has claimed there are "iPad prototypes being worked on at Apple that have 16:9 screen ratios" during a chat with the Examiner. TechCrunch reports.
Google announced yesterday that its app store, Google Play hit 25 billion downloads. As part of its celebrations, Google is offering selected apps for just 25 cents for the next five days.
Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012
A malicious code hidden in web pages, could trigger a factory reset of Samsung’s Galaxy S3 smartphone; deleting contacts, photographs, music, apps and other valuable data, as discovered by security researchers.