News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 9 Nov 2012
Japan Display has developed a prototype 2.3-inch LCD panel with a pixel density of 651ppi. This is currently the world's highest resolution LCD panel. Hit the link to find out more.
Microsoft has been working on a new OS called Midori for a couple of years. Besides developing their Windows operating systems, Midori is the company's new operating system, believed to be designed around Singularity that was a Microsoft Research microkernel operating system.
In addition to talking about the new features of Internet Explorer 10, Microsoft also highlighted the differences between IE10 on Windows Phone 8 and the desktop-based Windows 8 in a recent article published on their Windows Phone Developer blog.
Thursday, 8 Nov 2012
Yahoo will be focusing more on mobile services, according to an internal memo written by Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer. Also, she mentioned that Adam Cahan, a former National Geographic photographer, has been promoted and will be taking charge of Flickr.
Screenshots of Office 2013 for Android and iOS have been leaked and it appears that the software is nearing completion. According to The Verge who spoke with 'several sources', the applications are indeed real and will be released in early 2013.
Following the U.S. Presidential Elections, Obama's victory tweet became the most re-tweeted tweet in all of Twitter's history.
Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012
Microsoft has confirmed that Skype will be replacing Windows Live Messenger. The company plans to retire Windows Live Messenger in all countries except mainland China next Q1 2013.
Plans are said to be underway to mass produce 7.9-inch display panels of 2,048 x 1,536 pixels for the second generation iPad Mini.
Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012
If you're a big Battlefield fan, here's your chance to play the game that started the entire series via EA's distribution service, Origin.
Researchers at Vupen Security (a private security firm that is based in France) claimed that they have discovered multiple zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows 8 and IE10. These security flaws may potentially allow cybercriminals to gain control of a Windows 8 machine remotely.