Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013
According to inside sources at Digitaltrends, Google may be interested in acquiring mobile messaging app, Whatsapp, for a rumored US$1 billion. Update: WhatsApp’s business development head, Neeraj Arora, has told AllThingsDigital that the company is not holding sales talks with Google after all.
Optimized for Samsung Galaxy Note devices, the new Bamboo Stylus feel incorporates the Feel IT technology, which aims to create a unique and natural user experience when using a pen with a mobile device.
Panasonic has just announced the Lumix GF6, a new mirrorless system camera in the Micro Four Thirds family. The GF6 sees a new Mode dial, a 180-degree tilting LCD, a megapixel bump from 12MP to 16MP, higher video frame-rates at 1080/50i compared to the GF5's 1080/25p, and Wi-Fi with NFC.
Blackmagic Design has announced two new video cameras, the first is a pocket-sized 1080p video camera using a Micro Four Thirds mount, and the second is a new production camera which can shoot at 4K around a Canon EF mount.
The source code of different versions of AMI firmware and a unique UEFI signing test key were found on an unsecured FTP server. As such, such a security leak may have grave implications for desktop systems that feature motherboards that operate on the AMI UEFI BIOS.
Sonnet has announced the Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock, a full featured docking station for Mac and Windows computers equipped with Thunderbolt ports.
EVGA has announced the latest update to its Precision X overclocking software.
The next generation of the Thunderbolt interface, codenamed "Falcon Ridge", is due in 2014 and will apparently double the speeds offered by the current iterations. They will also have enough bandwidth to support 4K images while still being backward compatible.
Tumblr, one of the top social media sites on the web, has just updated its Android app with a whole new look. The app comes with fancy new animations, and a look that's more in-line with Android's "Holo" theme.
M1 postpaid mobile users can now enjoy unlimited data roaming on global Wi-Fi hotspots across more than 120 countries and territories. Customers can log on with multiple devices at the same hotspot, through the M1 WiFi Roaming application.