- Reads from WWW
Thursday, 1 Nov 2012
Intel is working on a 48-core processor for smartphones and tablets. The company's focus on this project is to find new ways to manage and use multiple cores in mobile devices. According to the project researchers, this massive multi-core CPU could be ready in five to ten years.
Linux OS creator, Linus Torvalds, has taken to social media to rant about the state of resolutions on notebooks. On Google + Torvalds stated, "Can we please just make that [2560 x 1600] the new standard laptop resolution?"
According to an article published by The Daily, Facebook is reportedly working on a project related to a classifieds advertisement service similar to that which Craiglist is offering.
Microsoft is being sued by Surfcast who alleges that Microsoft's new Windows 8 Live Tiles feature infringes on its patents for dynamically updating icons.
ASUS reported a 43% increase in net profits for Q3 2012, thanks to its successful line up of products such as the Google Nexus 7 which is selling close to one million units per month.
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012
While we haven't managed to see much of the Nexus 10 yet, Googler Romain Guy has given us some eye candy in the form of a few self-shot portraits of the flagship 10-inch tablet placed beside a few print magazines.
Huawei is the latest in a string of major Android manufacturers jumping on the 5.0-inch and above bandwagon with its latest device, the Ascend D2. The device was recently showcased in China and will be sold there in early 2013.
Apple has just announced that it will be pushing back the release of the new major iTunes update back a month to November.
ARM has just announced their 64-bit Cortex-A50 series of processors. This comes just shortly after AMD announced their plans to build 64-bit ARM processors for servers. The flagship Cortex-A57 and Cortex-A53 processors will feature ARMv8 architecture and can work together in a big.LITTLE configuration.
Google rolls out a new 'Compose' screen on Gmail, as well as a handful of other features including a drag-and-drop function of the recipient chips between address fields.