News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Ahead of Google's I/O event next week, an updated interface for Google Maps has surfaced which removes the sidebar and focuses on the map itself rather than its various navigational components.
Xi3 Corporation has unveiled its FreeForm dataCENT3R project that features up to ninety six X3i Modular Computers or Xi3 microSERV3Rs in a clustered design. This project aims to break the mold of a traditional data center setup that usually comprises servers housed in racks.
Seagate has announced its first ever range of consumer-focused solid state drives (SSDs) alongside next-generation enterprise offerings including a low-profile PCIe flash memory storage device targeted at servers operating database and virtualization applications.
Sony is said to be releasing a Cybershot-branded Android flagship phone in the coming months.
Tuesday, 7 May 2013
ASUS will launch several small Windows 8 tablets later this year as prices of these devices are expected to fall below US$300.
It looks like the long-running rumor that Microsoft's next-gen Xbox would require an always on internet connection has finally been put to rest thanks to a leaked internal Microsoft email which has dismissed the 'always-on' mandate.
The desktop app for Google Drive now allows for easy and fast sharing of files that are in a user's Google Drive folder. Hit the link for more details.
Monday, 6 May 2013
The yet to be announced but already heavily leaked Acer Iconia W3 is an 8-inch, Intel Atom-based Windows 8 tablet that supposedly costs just US$380.
@evleaks strikes again with a leaked photo of an upcoming LG smartphone, which is believed to be the LG Optimus G2 or Nexus 5.
According to market research firm Nielsen, Facebook has lost 10 million visitors in the US and seen no growth in monthly visitors in the UK over the past year. However Facebook made US$219 million in the first three months of the year, compared to the US$ 205 million made over the same time period a year ago.