News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 17 Jun 2010
The preorders for the new iPhone crashed the servers and now that the numbers are out it's no puzzle why - the preorders for the new iPhone 4 is 10 times higher than then what it was for the iPhone 3GS.
Wednesday, 16 Jun 2010
An Irish lecturer has found a way to silence the vuvuzela, the infamous horn which is causing aural havoc for viewers of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Google and Fifa have collaborated on a range of tools to facilitate easier access to World Cup news and scores from Google's Chrome browser. Aside from World Cup themes, the Fifa extension provides a live feed of results, news and match stats. Users can also personalize the plug-in for goal alerts.
Is tech giant Hewlett-Packard simply gaining assets - or looking for ways to make netbooks more like tablets - by buying an "instant-on" operating system?
Motorola ups the ante for smartphone display sizes with an Android phone packing a 4.4-inch one. How much larger can we go?
NVIDIA's release 256 drivers, which have been available as a beta, are now official after getting certified by Microsoft.
Tuesday, 15 Jun 2010
Apple's policy regarding its App Store gets into the news yet again, this time for banning a comic retelling of Jame Joyce's classic, Ulysses.
According to a report in the New York Times, Singapore could find itself wired up to a new fiber optic infrastructure by the end of 2012. The new lines could give residents a download speeds as fast as 100 megabits per second.
The next addition to the Fermi family could be the GTX 460 and it could have 336 CUDA cores.
Monday, 14 Jun 2010
Intel's Sandy Bridge CPU architecture is not expected till next year but overclocker Coolaler has apparently got his hands on a sample and has released images and test results.