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Friday, 7 May 2010

Samsung Unveils W960 with 3D AMOLED Display

Samsung Unveils W960 with 3D AMOLED Display

Not surprisingly, Samsung has just unveiled their first mobile phone with 3D display, the Samsung W960, which is currently only available in South Korea.

Apple iPad: Probable Culprit For Netbooks' Declining Sales

Apple iPad: Probable Culprit For Netbooks' Declining Sales

These figures may not be conclusive, however, it is interesting to know there is a possibility the Apple iPad has inflicted a degree of collateral damage on budget mobile computing solutions, and not just solely with competing tablets of the same genre as the iPad.

Non Latin Top Level Domains Now Available

Non Latin Top Level Domains Now Available

Net regulator ICANN has switched on a system that allows full web addresses that contain no Latin characters.

Thursday, 6 May 2010

Speeding Along with Chrome 5

Speeding Along with Chrome 5

It gets better and faster; the latest version of the Chrome web browser is said to be much speedier than most of its counterparts, and also much faster than its predecessors.

Motorola Rumoured to Acquire Mobile Linux OS Company Azingo

Motorola Rumoured to Acquire Mobile Linux OS Company Azingo

If Motorola's rumoured acquisition of Azingo does go through, it poses a few questions on the company's reliance on the Google Android OS, and the possible emergence of its own smartphone OS in the future.

Google Gets New Look

Google Gets New Look

A new look for your Google search result has been rolled out, with a left panel that shows some of the more advanced search options.

FTC Should Go After Wall Street not Apple

FTC Should Go After Wall Street not Apple

Robert Reich, Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, weighs in with his thoughts about a possible antitrust probe on Apple., weighs in with his thoughts about a possible antitrust probe on Apple.

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

IBM Makes a Serious Sim City Game

IBM Makes a Serious Sim City Game

IBM builds their own Sim City-like game, only this one plays serious.

James Cameron talks about the Science Behind Pandora

James Cameron talks about the Science Behind Pandora

There's no doubt that James Cameron went to great lengths to make the fictional world of Pandora as detailed as possible in his movie Avatar. He talks about the science behind the movie at Caltech and Discovery has the news.

Apple Facing Possible Antitrust Probe

Apple Facing Possible Antitrust Probe

Apple faces a possible antitrust inquiry from the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice over its latest iPhone OS developer program license agreement which bans cross-platform compilers.

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