Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012
Flashback malware has finally become a big enough security threat that even Apple has acknowledged its impact, and has announced that it is hard at work on a solution.
While smartphones' screens have increased in size, the iPhone's has stayed at 3.5 inches. The challenge with increasing the iPhone's screen size is how to keep the resolution roughly the same and to keep the pixel density the same so as to retain the Retina branding - and it seems somebody has figured it out.
NXP and HID Global have collaborated to announce a global, generic Mobile Access solution for NFC-enabled mobile phones.
Amazon has announced a new In-App Purchasing (IAP) service, which sought to make it simple for "developers to offer digital content and subscriptions for purchase within apps" in the Amazon Appstore.
LG's 55-inch OLED TV, the 55EM9600, is expected to make its European debut in May during the Cannes film festival at a fetching price of US$8,000 apiece.
Toshiba took the wraps off three of its latest tablet models, which are the Excite 7.7, Excite 10 and Excite 13. All three Excite models run on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processors.
Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012
Besides displaying the 3G/Wi-Fi version of the new portable entertainment system, software titles will also be showcased so the public can have hands-on experience on the 3G function as well as the PlayStation Vita.
The QIKINN system enables hotel guests mobile check-in and check-out, HTML confirmation messages, as well as addressing guests' concerns and preferences even before they arrive at the hotel.
Aside from the next iPhone (rumored to drop in October), rumor has it that the next generation iPod touch will also receive the dual-core A5X processor that made its debut on Apple's new iPad.
Lenovo continues its push into the tablet market with the introduction of the IdeaTab S2109, which is powered by Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich." More importantly, the company claims that the IdeaTab S2109 comes with a 10-hour battery life.