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Friday, 6 Jul 2012
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
Firefox OS powered devices are slated for a commercial launch in Brazil in early 2013. The Firefox OS is based on Mozilla's "Boot to Gecko" project (BCG) that was first showcased at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012. Read on to find out more about Mozilla’s plans to launch its new mobile ecosystem.
A leak yesterday has forced Samsung to officially introduce the Galaxy Chat, the company's first phone to come with both Android 4.0 and a physical QWERTY keyboard.
According to data from Asymco, the ratio of PCs to Macs sold is dropping dramatically, revealing that Windows is no longer the hegemony it once was.
Wireless standards for home theater surround sound speakers may soon receive a new lift. The Wireless Speaker & Audio Association's (WiSA) latest wireless speaker technology boasts of a 24-bit audio bit depth with reduced latency and uncompressed streams. Read on to find out more.
Memory maker Micron is intending to buy ailing Japanese DRAM competitor Elpida for US$2.5 billion. The move will propel Micron's market share from 12.2% to 24.8%, moving it from fourth place to second place, just behind Samsung.
Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012
Apple was previously fined in December last year by Italian authorities for misleading consumers. And that same issue is back again to haunt the Cupertino company with the impending threat of another fine and a 30-day closure of its Italian businesses.