News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 17 Jan 2013
Despite losing market share over the past year, Canon and Olympus still have the largest market share in the Japanese domestic camera market. Canon sees an increased DSLR market share while Olympus remains the top mirrorless system camera manufacturer.
LG Electronics hopes to sell about 75 million phones this year, of which 45 million will be smartphones and the other 30 million will be feature phones. The company is also developing smartphones that are running on Windows Phone 8.
Facebook has just launched a free VoIP call service via their Messenger app for iPhones. This feature is limited to U.S. iPhones for now, with no further information on when this feature will appear for users beyond U.S.
Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013
Jeffries analyst Peter Misek recently released a report indicating that Apple will be launching the iPhone 5S in June or July, with production slated to begin in March. He also shared his insights on the more affordable iPhone as well as the recent reports of "weaker-than-expected demand" for the iPhone 5.
Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013
Dell is said to be in "serious" talks with two private-equity firms to take the company private, according to sources.
Monday, 14 Jan 2013
At CES 2013, Tactus Technology demonstrated a tablet whose touchscreen can morph into real physical buttons that rise up out of the surface on demand, and then recede back into the screen, leaving a perfectly flat, transparent surface when gone.
Samsung has posted a photo on its Flickr page showing that its Galaxy S lineup of smartphones has sold over 100 million units since May 2010.
Friday, 11 Jan 2013
ST-Ericsson (STE) has unveiled its latest quad-core processor, the NovaThor L8580. It can be clocked up to 2.5GHz and consumes 50% less power than its competitors.
Huawei will be introducing an ultra slim P series smartphone at the MWC 2013, as well as an eight-core chip in the second half of 2013.
Thursday, 10 Jan 2013
Future notebooks with Intel's 4th generation processor codenamed "Haswell", must feature touchscreens in order to qualify for the "Ultrabook" trademark.