Wednesday, 21 Jul 2010
M1 is first out of the local telco gate with data plans for the Apple iPad with wif-fi and 3G in Singapore. The data plans will be available without a contract and come with free data bundles and speeds of up to 7.2Mbps (downlink) and 2Mbps (uplink).
SingTel AMPed has partnered Sony Music to expand its music library. From 21 July, 2010, 150,000 tracks from Sony Music will be added, increasing the AMPed repertoire to more than one million tracks.
Apple posted riches over its quarterly financial call yesterday. Net income rose by 78% over the last quarter, selling the most Macs it's ever had. Even then, iPad sales nearly matched Mac sales, and iPhone sales zipped past them all.
Toshiba is expected to launch its tablet running on either Google Android or Microsoft Windows 7 sometime around October this year.
In a recent survey of American consumers, Facebook fared badly, ranking among the bottom 5% of private companies in the survey.
Tuesday, 20 Jul 2010
SingTel announces "0.facebook.com" site which allows customers to browse the popular social networking portal without incurring any data charges. The text-only site is designed for high-speed performance on SingTel's network.
Logitech announces two new headsets optimized for super wideband audio. The lightweight Laptop Headset H555 folds flat and fits easily into its bundled case, while the H530 features laser-tuned drivers and USB connectivity. Both headsets are compatible with Logitech Vid HD and recent versions of Skype.
Samsung Electronics reveals its latest lineup of mobile computers and printing devices which includes six mobile PCs and eight laser printers. Leading the notebook charge is the 13-inch Q330 flagship model available from 23rd July 2010 onwards.
Phone designs have become stale as of late, but if this concept Nokia phone does come to fruition, it will be something to look out for.
Mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. has launched a search for a new chief executive, with incumbent Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo struggling to improve Nokia's high-end smartphone market share.