Friday, 3 Feb 2012
Rumored for a Q4 2012 release, the Apollo update for Microsoft's Windows Phone platform has its details leaked. New hardware support such as multi-core, NFC and new screen resolutions, on top of a streamlined integration with Windows 8, have been revealed.
A supposedly leaked image of what appears to be a variant of the Samsung Galaxy SII running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has surfaced. It is rumored that it will debut in MWC 2012.
Pentax introduces a new mirrorless system with the K-01, a camera designed by Marc Newson, a London-based industrial designer. The K-01 is compatible with Pentax's existing K-mount lenses, and will be launched in March.
According to reports from the Cult of Mac and Mashable, songs with explicit lyrics will be automatically replaced by clean versions when they are uploaded to the iTunes Match service.
Thursday, 2 Feb 2012
14 months after the release of Kinect for Xbox 360, Microsoft have released Kinect for Windows. However, they will not be supporting the device with games, instead, its intended market will be commercial clients and developers.
Researchers from Switzerland have reportedly discovered a way to use molybdenite to make semiconductor transistors that are free of silicon, the traditional material used in semiconductors. Molybdenite is touted as an alternative material to overcome the miniaturization limits of silicon.
On his last day on the job, Warner Music Group's Chairman, Edgar Bronfman Jr, remarked that Google Music is an 'oxymoron' while declaring his turnaround support for Spotify.
Designed for smartphones and tablets, it features a replaceable 2500 mAh Li-Ion battery housed in a compact credit card size enclosure.
Facebook has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to take the company public, with a US$5 billion initial public offering later this year.
Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy S III will not be announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012. It will hold a separate event in the first half of this year to unveil the phone instead.