- Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012
Microsoft is rumored to be working on a Windows 8 update codenamed "Blue" that may be released as early as next year. This development is in line with the Redmond software giant's alleged plans to speed up the release cycle of the Windows operating system.
The iPad mini is said to resemble a big iPod Touch "with smaller bezels along the sides in portrait mode", according to sources with inside knowledge on Apple's plans.
A revamp for SkyDrive to bring it more in line with the new "Modern" looks of Windows 8 will be rolling out by tomorrow. Besides changing the aesthetics the cloud storage service will also be getting new features and functionality.
Samsung, Dell, and Lenovo, will join Asus and Microsoft in manufacturing ARM-based tablets and computers for Microsoft's upcoming Windows RT operating system.
Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012
An alleged official photo of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note II appears online. The tipster also revealed some information on the device and the Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S III.
UK smartphone retailer MobileFun has launched a pre-order page for a black edition of the Samsung Galaxy S III, adding another to an existing palette of three colors for the immensely popular smartphone.
Due to the ongoing Apple vs Samsung trial, Samsung has "accidentally" revealed at least two dual-core WP8 devices, nicknamed "Odyssey" and "Macro", in its court documents.
ARM and GlobalFoundries have announced their collaboration to produce system-on-chip (SoC) solutions based on the latter's 20-nanometer (nm) fabrication process and FinFET transistors. This will help achieve better system performance and power-efficiency for a range of mobile applications.
Apple is said to be holding pre-orders for its upcoming iPhone on the day of its launch, and the second wave of iPhone launches will hit international markets in the first week of October.
According to IHS iSuppli's recent report, the market share for all plasma television displays sold by U.S. retailers fell to its lowest level in July since the first quarter of 2011, as rising retail prices proved to be a major disincentive to consumers.