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Monday, 9 Jul 2012
Leading problem solving web service FixYa announces the first-ever report comparing consumer issues across the most popular smartphones including the Apple iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, RIM BlackBerry Curve, HTC Titan II and Nokia Lumia 900.
In an offbeat move from its manufactured PC path, Fujitsu will soon begin offering classes to teach customers how to build their computers. This move will further bolster PC assembly workshops that the company has been running in Fukushima and Shimane since 2004.
Mozilla, the non-profit organization behind the open source desktop email client, Thunderbird, has announced that it’d be cutting back on Thunderbird’s development, as continued innovation on the email client is no longer a priority for the company.
If you're concerned about the environment, you might want to hold off on that Apple purchase because it has just withdrawn all of its notebooks and desktops from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), the leading green consumer electronics standard.
A bit of good news from Research in Motion as the company has just announced that their Blackberry App World has just served its three billionth download, since its debut in 2009.
Friday, 6 Jul 2012
Details on the upcoming Motorola Atrix HD showed up on the Motorola's site this morning but have since been promptly removed, PCMag reports. The third-gen Atrix device will be the follow-up to Motorola's recent Atrix 2.
In light of the recent spate of patents wars, Federal Judge Richard Posner believes that the effectiveness of the patent system, for the tech industry in particular, is questionable.
Thursday, 5 Jul 2012
Today, TomTom officially announced their largest personal navigation device yet - the 6-inch Via 620 - for Singapore. Apart from a large display, the new Via 620 also includes a host of other useful features such as iQ Route and free lifetime map updates.
There is a currently a shortage of iMacs in the US, thus prompting speculations of an imminent component refresh. Apple is also expected to make the switch from AMD GPUs to NVIDIA's new Kepler GPUs, as with their notebooks.
Word on the street indicates that Amazon will unveil the successor to the very successful Kindle Fire come end of July, along with a refreshed lineup of E Ink readers. Recent rumors have now pointed to an August 7th release date