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Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012

Gmail's New Drive Feature Allows You to Attach 10GB Files

Gmail's New Drive Feature Allows You to Attach 10GB Files

Google has announced the integration of its cloud-based service, Google Drive, into Gmail. This allows attachment of files of up to 10GB in size, 400 times larger than the previous limit of 25MB.

Manager of iOS 6 Maps Team Axed

Manager of iOS 6 Maps Team Axed

After the debacle that was Apple Maps for iOS 6, it was inevitable that someone had to pay the price for the blunders. According to Bloomberg, the manager of the team which had developed Apple Maps has been fired.

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012

Facebook Encouraging Employees to Switch from iOS to Android

Facebook Encouraging Employees to Switch from iOS to Android

The popular social networking group has now "plastered posters across its headquarters", egging on employees to "switch from [iOS to Android] today", according to TechCrunch.

Amazon Raises US$3 Billion in a Bond Sale

Amazon Raises US$3 Billion in a Bond Sale

Amazon.com raised US$3 billion on Monday by selling its bonds after a hiatus of more than a decade.

101 Counterfeit Domains Seized Over Cyber Monday

101 Counterfeit Domains Seized Over Cyber Monday

Cracking down on piracy and counterfeit goods, a grand total of 101 domain names were seized in the U.S. over the Cyber Monday period. Additionally, 31 domains were also taken down in Europe.

Tumblr Now Among Top 10 U.S. Sites

Tumblr Now Among Top 10 U.S. Sites

According to data from Quantcast, Tumblr is now among the top 10 web sites in the United States, showing that blogging is not necessarily dead.

Monday, 26 Nov 2012

iPad Dominates Black Friday Mobile Shopping

iPad Dominates Black Friday Mobile Shopping

Now that Black Friday is over, IBM has released a set of data that reveals the Apple iPad as the biggest contributor of online sales for mobile devices.

Friday, 23 Nov 2012

Windows 8 Store Hits 20,000 Apps

Windows 8 Store Hits 20,000 Apps

Win App Update has announced that Microsoft's new Windows 8 Store has passed the 20,000 apps mark, which translates to a growth rate of close to 500 new apps a day.

Thursday, 22 Nov 2012

Nikon D600 Time-lapse Video Shows Dust Accumulation on Sensor

Nikon D600 Time-lapse Video Shows Dust Accumulation on Sensor

Reports have been coming in of the Nikon D600's tendency to accumulate dust on its sensor. Photographer Kyle Clemens bought a brand new D600, and investigated the problem for himself. The results show a clear accumulation of dust on the camera's sensor over time.

Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012

Android 4.1.2 Test ROM for Galaxy Note II Leaked

Android 4.1.2 Test ROM for Galaxy Note II Leaked

As it was with the leaked Jelly Bean ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S III a few months back, an Android 4.1.2 test ROM for the Galaxy Note II has also surfaced.

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