- Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013
Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology and Hong Kong Polytechnic have developed specially-coated cotton which absorbs up to 340% of its own weight at temperatures 34°C and below. When the temperature gets warmer, the cotton will release the collected water.
New Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro has hinted that the company will be focusing more on personalized content. This would help make Yahoo relevant again, and possibly turn it into a destination that users trust and return to.
Other than confirming that the Galaxy Note 8 will be unveiled at MWC, Samsung's mobile division head JK Shin has also officially confirmed that the S IV device will not be announced during the same event.
Microsoft announced that the Windows Phone 7.8 update will be coming to existing Windows Phone 7.5 users in early 2013.
A leaked slide reveals the design and specs of LG's upcoming flagship device, the Optimus G Pro. It is likely to take on the 5-inch competition, which include the HTC Butterfly, Sony Xperia Z and Huawei Ascend D2.
Google may be releasing a refreshed version of the Nexus 10 at MWC 2013.
Samsung is set to launch its fourth Galaxy Note device at MWC 2013 next month.
Samsung is rumored to be launching two new "Galaxy Tab 3" tablets, and another high-end tablet at MWC 2013.
A post from Chinese forum digi-wo.com has indicated that Sony might go with an odd 6.44-inch display for its upcoming device. The leaked image shows the device "with Sony branding" and is said to be made for a phablet device "with a 1080p display".
ASUS apparently has a 10-inch version of the US$149 MeMO Pad which was announced a week ago. Known as the MeMO Pad 10, it is possible that ASUS may launch the tablet at MWC 2013 next month.