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Monday, 15 Apr 2013

HTC One Suffering from Build Issues, Gap Seen between Cover and Main Body

HTC One Suffering from Build Issues, Gap Seen between Cover and Main Body

Some HTC One users have reported that their devices is suffering from build issues. The cause of the problem remains unknown.

Friday, 12 Apr 2013

LinkedIn Acquires Pulse Newsreader for US$90 Million

LinkedIn Acquires Pulse Newsreader for US$90 Million

Professional network LinkedIn has confirmed its acquisition of 3-year-old news reading app, Pulse Newsreader, for about US$90 Million. 90% of deal was settled with LinkedIn stock, while 10% was in cash.

Thursday, 11 Apr 2013

Samsung's Galaxy S4 Revealed to be Easily Repairable

Samsung's Galaxy S4 Revealed to be Easily Repairable

Not that you'd need another reason to get a Samsung Galaxy S4, but a recent tear down of the smartphone revealed that the S4 is much easier to repair than most handsets out in the market now, including the Galaxy S3.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013

Google Play Music Hits Seven More Countries

Google Play Music Hits Seven More Countries

Google Play Music is rolling out to seven more countries. Users in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Luxemburg, Austria, Ireland and Portugal are now able to store their music in Google Play for free, and stream them to their Android devices from anywhere.

Microsoft Scroogled Ad Attacks Android's Privacy Policy

Microsoft Scroogled Ad Attacks Android's Privacy Policy

It's no secret that Microsoft and Google are rivals. Microsoft has even launched an anti-Google campaign, Scroogled, targeting certain Google services like Gmail. This time the Scroogled campaign has set its sights on Android and its privacy policy.

Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013

Google May Be Acquiring Whatsapp for US$1 Billion (Updated)

Google May Be Acquiring Whatsapp for US$1 Billion (Updated)

According to inside sources at Digitaltrends, Google may be interested in buying mobile messaging app, Whatsapp, for a rumored US$1 billion. Update: WhatsApp's business development head, Neeraj Arora, has told AllThingsDigital that the company is not holding sales talks with Google after all.

Tumblr for Android Updated with New UI

Tumblr for Android Updated with New UI

Tumblr has just updated its Android app with a whole new look. The app comes with fancy new animations, and a look that's more in-line with Android's "Holo" theme.

Monday, 8 Apr 2013

Sony Reveals Pricing for Its 55 & 65-inch 4K UHDTVs; 4K OLED Monitors in the Works

Sony Reveals Pricing for Its 55 & 65-inch 4K UHDTVs; 4K OLED Monitors in the Works

At its NAB press conference in Las Vegas, Sony has announced the U.S. pricing and availability details of its 55 and 65-inch 4K UHDTVs that we first saw at CES earlier this year. The company is also showing off two 4K OLED monitor prototypes at the industry event.

Google to Acquire WhatsApp for US$1 Billion?

Google to Acquire WhatsApp for US$1 Billion?

According to inside sources at Digitaltrends, Google may be interested in buying the mobile messaging app, Whatsapp, for a rumored US$1 billion.

Friday, 5 Apr 2013

Paul Thurrott: Outlook for Windows RT Exists

Paul Thurrott: Outlook for Windows RT Exists

Outlook RT exists and looks to be edging closer to release, according to Paul Thurrott of SuperSite for Windows fame. Regarding Office for iPad, he's heard that it would only arrive after Microsoft ships Outlook RT.

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