- Reads from WWW
Thursday, 29 Dec 2011
The Windows Phone Marketplace has reached the 50,000-app milestone for submissions of applications, just 40 days after reaching the 40,000-app mark.
Windows tablets haven't found themselves many fans over the years, and have mostly been relegated to niche users. Come Windows 8 however, and all that is set to change. Wired predicts that Windows 8 will make Windows tablets surprise, and ultimately appeal to mainstream consumers.
Contrary to rumors, Acer has stated that it won't be exiting the smartphone and tablet race, though the company has plans to take a more conservative approach and launch fewer models over the next few months.
Last week we reported that Facebook Timeline was officially released on the iPhone, with the iPad version currently in the works. Now it's revealed that Facebook will probably launch the iPad version between mid-January and end January.
An alleged roadmap showing the progression of Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile OS indicates a Q2 and Q4 2012 availability for its Tango and Apollo update.
According to DigiTimes, Intel is set to launch its Ivy Bridge processors on or around April 8 next year. The company is expected to launch a total of 25 processors: 17 of them are desktop models while the remaining eight are for notebook and ultrabook use.
Gigabyte has issued a crucial BIOS update for three of its X79 motherboards which are the GA-X79-UD3, GA-X79-UD5 and G1.Assassin 2. The company has admitted these boards may overheat and burn when they are overclocked.
Pocketnow stumbled upon a photo that was taken by an unknown Samsung device with the model number GT-I9500. Could GT-19500 be the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S III?
Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011
Google saw a spike of new users on its Google+ service during December 2011, coinciding with a promotional video that involves the Muppets rocking out via Hangouts on Google+. Coincidence, or is this advertising done right?
Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011
Thunderbolt technology expected to hit the market with the top few PC manufacturers. Thunderbolt-supported motherboards, notebooks and desktop PCs are expected to reach the market in April 2012.