News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 6 Feb 2014
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.
Dell is finally shipping the Wyse Cloud Connect, an ultra-compact device that is shaped like a thumb drive. It features an ARM Cortex-A9 processor, and is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It is targeted at enterprise users looking for a cost-effective and secure computing platform.
Samsung Mobile confirmed in a tweet that it is holding an Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress 2014 later this month. It is highly likely to be the launch event for the Galaxy S5.
Monday, 3 Feb 2014
AMD has released the Catalyst 14.1 beta drivers, with support for the Mantle API. For a start, the new drivers are touted to deliver a more fluid gaming experience for Mantle-based game titles.