News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 7 Feb 2014
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak feels that the company can benefit by making Android smartphones. Wozniak also shares his thoughts on Samsung's TouchWiz interface and innovation.
Thursday, 6 Feb 2014
Sony has just announced its intention to sell its PC business. The still-bleeding TV business is safe for now, but the company will split it out and make it a wholly-owned subsidiary.
ASUS has just launched its Chromebox for US$179. It is powered by an Intel Haswell-based processor, and bears a strong resemblance to Intel’s Next Unit of Computing (NUC) device.
Indie smash hit game "Flappy Bird" racks up roughly US$50,000 a day on average from in-game ads, while its developer ponders on a possible sequel.
Chinese website IT168 reports that the next generation Apple iPhone will have a 10-megapixel rear camera with an aperture of f/1.8.
Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014
According to Japanese news service Nikkei, Sony could be in talks to sell off its PC business to investment fund, Japan Industrial Partners, in a deal worth up to 50 billion yen (S$625 million).
LG and Google today announced the availability of the red Nexus 5.
As promised back in December, the Pebble app store has now gone live with more than 1,000 apps and watch faces. A new Pebble app is required to access the store, and so far, it's only available on iOS. But Pebble did say the Android version will arrive very soon.
Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014
Microsoft has just announced that Satya Nadella is its new CEO. Bill Gates will also step down as Chairman of Board of Directors and assume the role of Technology Advisor.
According to a number of reports, Bill Gates has been asked to take on a more active role in product development in Microsoft.