News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012
A news report from Japan has suggested that Panasonic may be ready to throw in the towel with regards to its plasma TV research and development operations.
First unveiled in China at the end of October, the Huawei Ascend D2 sets to impress with a 5-inch screen (1080p), Huawei's own quad-core 1.5GHz processor, a 13-megapixel camera and a huge 3000mAh battery at CES 2013.
Samsung is now the biggest name in mobile phones, overtaking Nokia for the first time in 14 years, according to iSuppli.
Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012
According to Taiwan Economic News, the online retail giant has allegedly contracted Foxconn to built its Kindle smartphone and will have therm ready for a mid-2013 launch.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Amazon VP Gregory Hart have been awarded a patent which outlines a number of innovative solutions to protect portable devices from hard impacts.
Doubtful of his claims, a senior Google executive recently had to use a loaf of bread to prove his identity online in a car forum.
HTC's upcoming flagship model, the M7, is said to be equipped with industry leading specs such as a second generation Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 quad-core processor.
Monday, 17 Dec 2012
Renowned futurist, social scientist and inventor Ray Kurzweil is hired as Google's Director of Engineering. Google has not officially confirmed Kurzweil's appointment but the inventor made an announcement of this recent development on his own blog.
On 30 January 2013, Google will be dropping consumer support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync protocol for new devices. Chalk up another casualty of the mobile wars.
Launched over the weekend in China, the iPhone 5 sales were in excess of two million units in a mere three days.