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Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011

Google's Deal to Digitize Books Rejected by Judge

Google's Deal to Digitize Books Rejected by Judge

A federal judge Tuesday rejected Google's proposed legal settlement with book publishers, an accord that would have paved a path toward digitizing the world's books.

Sony Ericsson Injects Less Creepiness and More Humor to Xperia Play Ads

Sony Ericsson Injects Less Creepiness and More Humor to Xperia Play Ads

Sony Ericsson isn't shy about putting the PlayStation-certified Xperia Play in the limelight. While some of its ads might pass off as creepy and disturbing, it does get the point across. And in another series of the Xperia Play ads, the humor level just went up, showing how one can go nuts over the gaming-centric Android phone.

Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011

Samsung Tosses a Surprise with a Thinner Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung Tosses a Surprise with a Thinner Galaxy Tab 10.1

In a surprising move, Samsung reveals a revamped Galaxy Tab 10.1, with their own TouchWiz UX user interface enhancements on top of Google's tablet-optimized Gingerbread OS and a much thinner profile measuring at 8.6mm.

More Details of 8.9-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab Revealed Before CTIA

More Details of 8.9-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab Revealed Before CTIA

Samsung's third tablet, the 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab, is no secret. With all the teasers being tossed out by Samsung over the last few weeks, and CTIA happening in just a day, more details have been revealed, including a reworked user interface on top of Google's Honeycomb layout.

Friday, 18 Mar 2011

Samsung Nexus S Available in Singapore for S$828

Samsung Nexus S Available in Singapore for S$828

The Samsung Nexus S offers the latest version of the Android platform, Gingerbread, 4" Super CLEAR LCD touch screen with curved design, front and rear-facing cameras and 1GHz application processor.

Thursday, 17 Mar 2011

Google Adds Discussion to Google Docs

Google Adds Discussion to Google Docs

Google has just added a new feature called Discussions within Google Docs, allowing users to engage in real time conversation while they edit their documents with fellow collaborators.

Google To Improve YouTube's Video Quality

Google To Improve YouTube's Video Quality

Google acquires Irish film technology company, Green Parrot Pictures, to improve the picture quality of videos posted on YouTube.

Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Ad Explains the Thumb Story

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Ad Explains the Thumb Story

For those who saw the earlier Sony Ericsson Xperia Play ad with the Android mascot getting a thumb transplant, another ad has appeared, revealing the donor of the new thumbs for the green robot.

Monday, 14 Mar 2011

Google Launches Google Person Finder for Japan's Earthquake

Google Launches Google Person Finder for Japan's Earthquake

In light of the recent earthquake and events in Japan, Google has launched a new service called Google Person Finder which provides information regarding the disaster and helps locate missing people.

Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011

Another Teaser for Samsung's 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab

Another Teaser for Samsung's 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab

As CTIA looms closer, Samsung is revealing more teaser shots of its supposed in-between Galaxy Tab with an 8.9-inch display. Various speculations have arised, including how the new Tab could be as slim as the Apple iPad 2.

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