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Monday, 29 Oct 2012

Android Event Canceled Due to Hurricane Sandy

Android Event Canceled Due to Hurricane Sandy

Google was forced to cancel its Android event in New York because of Hurricane Sandy.

Thursday, 25 Oct 2012

Apple Predicted to Launch Slimmer 9.7-inch iPad Next Year

Apple Predicted to Launch Slimmer 9.7-inch iPad Next Year

With the announcement of the iPad mini and fourth-gen iPad with A6X chip just fresh out of the oven, industry analysts are already looking to greener pastures - a slimmer 9.7-inch iPad might just be around the corner.

Windows Phone Marketplace Reaches 125,000 Apps Milestone

Windows Phone Marketplace Reaches 125,000 Apps Milestone

The Windows Phone Marketplace currently has a total of 126,530 apps, according to a report by All About Windows Phone.

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012

Sony Mobile to Showcase 5-inch 1080p Xperia Odin Smartphone at CES 2013

Sony Mobile to Showcase 5-inch 1080p Xperia Odin Smartphone at CES 2013

A Japanese blog has shown Sony Mobile's rumored flagship C650 phone (codenamed Odin) spotting a 5-inch display with a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. Also, the device is said to make its first official appearance at CES next year.

Skype for Windows 8 Introduced

Skype for Windows 8 Introduced

Skype, the voice call and chat service provider that was acquired by Microsoft late last year for US$8.5 million, has announced a new Modern-style version of Skype for Windows 8. The app will be pre-installed on devices from 12 manufacturers, and be made available in the Windows Store come October 26.

Bill Gates Talks Windows 8

Bill Gates Talks Windows 8

Bill Gates recently sat down with Steve Clayton, who writes for Microsoft's Technet blog, to share his thoughts on Windows 8 and what this new operating system means for the company.

Monday, 22 Oct 2012

HTC J Butterfly Rebranded as HTC DLX for US Market

HTC J Butterfly Rebranded as HTC DLX for US Market

We know that the HTC J Butterfly smartphone, in all its 5-inch Super LCD 3, 440ppi glory, was recently unveiled in Japan. Now, Android Central has posted leaked images showing what is possibly a US/Verizon version of the J Butterfly called the HTC DLX (short for HTC Deluxe).

High Rejection Rates Result in Delay of LG and Samsung OLED TVs

High Rejection Rates Result in Delay of LG and Samsung OLED TVs

According to a recent report by The Korea Times, OLED TVs are unlikely to hit retail shelves anytime soon with rumors suggesting that manufacturing problems faced by the likes of LG and Samsung could delay the official launch of these highly anticipated TV sets until 2013.

Friday, 19 Oct 2012

Newsweek Ends 80-year Print Run, Goes Digital

Newsweek Ends 80-year Print Run, Goes Digital

80 years in print later, Newsweek will move to an all-digital format early 2013 and will cease its print publication on the last day of this year due to the increasingly challenging print advertising environment, and a growing online audience.

Thursday, 18 Oct 2012

Entry-Level US$99 Nexus 7 to Employ Single-Core 800MHz Processor?

Entry-Level US$99 Nexus 7 to Employ Single-Core 800MHz Processor?

The rumored US$99 entry-level Nexus 7 is said to come with a single-core 800MHz processor.

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