News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 14 Sep 2012
Hitachi GST has announced its new helium-filled hard disk drive platform. This radical technology is touted to reduce power consumption by around 23 percent and in turn helps to lower overall operating temperatures by up to four degree Celsius. The company plans to ship these HDDs by 2013.
Having struggled against the likes of social networking giants including Facebook, Apple has decided to kill its music-based social network on September 30th after an ineffective two-year spell.
Thursday, 13 Sep 2012
AMD's SeaMicro has just launched its new SM15000 servers which feature AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon CPUs. They are aimed squarely at the cloud computing market. These products updates to its server platform are its first since being acquired by AMD earlier this year.
Everyone knew that the Apple event will usher in new changes. But on top of the hardware, there are also changes being made to the software. A new and improved version of the iTunes platform can be expected in October.
Google releases a reinforced sandbox for Chrome for Android 4.1, while users of Chrome for Android 4.0+ will receive security fixes and feature updates for the mobile web browser.
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012
Instagram will be heading to Microsoft's latest Windows Phone OS by the end of 2012, The Verge reports.
The new standalone YouTube app for the iPhone/iPod Touch is now available on the App Store. According to YouTube, their standalone app is faster, more user-friendly and offers more functionality.
Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012
BusinessWeek reports that an independent ethics and compliance officer will be launching a review into the Lumia 920 promotional video incident.
The lackluster Google Drive app for iOS finally receives a justified update today, one that includes features such as document creation, editing and management.
Rumor has it that LG Display's 55-inch OLED-TV panels will not see volume production until 2013, according to Digitimes’ Julian Ho and Alex Wolfgram.