News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013
David Eun, EVP and head of the Open Innovation Center at Samsung defended the Galaxy Gear smart watch and shared his personal thoughts that the company is not given credits for innovating and getting the device into the market.
Monday, 18 Nov 2013
Google has released an iOS version of their Google Play Music service. Users with Apple devices can expect the same functionality from Google Play Music as Android users, except for the fact that the former will not be able to purchase music from the service.
Some PlayStation 4 owners are reportedly suffering from the "blue light of death", signifying a TV connectivity or hardware problem.
Leaked images on Reddit seem to suggest that the next generation Google Nexus 10 is manufactured by LG.
Friday, 15 Nov 2013
NVIDIA has announced CUDA 6 and this parallel programming platform has been updated to enable CUDA developers to be more efficient. CUDA 6 has also been enhanced to allow the same developers to retrofit CPU-based libraries with GPU-based ones for efficient parallel processing.
Apple is under investigation from the Italian authorities for allegedly hiding US$1.34 billion from the local tax authorities.
Bloomberg reports that Samsung has plans to to release a Galaxy smartphone in 2014 which will sport a three-sided display that wraps around the edges.
Snapchat has reportedly turned down a US$3 Billion all-cash offer from Facebook. The messaging app, which is only two years old, seems to holding out for a better valuation.
The AMD Radeon R9 270 graphics card was launched this week, making it the latest addition to the R9 series that was announced in late September this year. Check out the wares from various add-in card partners!
Thursday, 14 Nov 2013
Sony's Playstation 4 App for Android and iOS has appeared in the North American iTunes and Google Play app stores. The app lets users view and interact with the PlayStation Network and view information through the "What's New feature." It is expected to launch locally on 19th December to coincide with the local launch of the PS4.