Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Dell has launched their own project Sputnik, which looks to bring the Linux operating system to their XPS 13 ultrabook. The six-month pilot program will look to produce a product that would satisfy the requirements of mobile and web developers.
The update makes multi-platform wireless streaming of data to any Wi-Fi-enabled mobile device via a web browser possible.
The Android version of the popular iOS camera app, Instagram, has finally been updated with a new tilt-shift effect.
According to Micron, DDR4 memory will be available for devices as early as next year. The company expects to begin volume production by the end of this year.
The new firmware doubles sequential write performance for lower capacity models, boosts sequential read performance at low queue depths, and enhances general performance under real-world workloads comprising mixed reads and writes.
The 2012 Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco saw several companies carrying out demos of the open source mobile platform on reference devices. The specs of the device include a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 4.65-inch Super AMOLED display and 16GB storage capacity.
Tuesday, 8 May 2012
The ruggedized FinePix XP170 includes the Wireless Image Transfer so users can connect to an Android smartphone/tablet or iPhone/iPad with the camera and upload images to SNS as soon as a picture is shot.
Olympus has announced a brand-new high-end Tough camera named the TG-1. While Olympus has long pioneered a series of rugged Tough cameras for the adventurous photographer, the TG-1 is a little different: It's aiming to be the cream of the Tough cameras crop, with impressive specs marrying the shock-proof and weather-proof case.
LG is expected to roll out new Google TV models in the States on May 21st, as the South Korean firm aims to secure a larger chunk of the Internet TV market.
Researchers from Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon University are working on a technology dubbed "Touche" that will enable real-world objects like chairs or doorknobs to detect a touch event, and also recognize what they are being touched by and how they are being touched.