News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 7 Feb 2013
Samsung has yet to announce the Note II's pink smartphone and thus far, it has only been featured on Samsung's Taiwanese website.
There's a video of a sexy new hi-res touchscreen Chromebook floating around on the web, except it might not have come from Google. However, there are some clues which seem to point to Google having a hand in the creation of this concept Chromebook.
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013
Popular photo sharing site Pinterest is reportedly in talks for a fresh round of funding that would value the company at about US$2 billion.
Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013
There's a Chrome OS screenshot posted by a developer showing a new messaging service from Google. There's no official word on what it really is, but it contains notifications from at least three different Google services, which would qualify it as a unified messaging system.
Monday, 4 Feb 2013
Google's Chromebook might not be available in Singapore yet, but it's slowly gaining traction in the education industry. It's now present in 2000 schools globally, which is double the number of schools with Chromebooks 3 months ago.
According to new papers filed with the FCC, Google Glass may come equipped with bone conduction technology for delivering audio for the user. In its filing, Google mentions a vibrating element which will be responsible for rendering audio while video plays.
Friday, 1 Feb 2013
New keyboard app Fleksy claims to have an autocorrect system that's so accurate that even blind users can type fast and accurately. Extreme mobile typists can even type without the keyboard being visible for maximum convenience.
Thursday, 31 Jan 2013
Dropbox recently gave a preview on what to expect from its service in 2013. The new features shown, will place emphasis on how a user's content will be displayed. This signals Dropbox's desire of being more than just a storage locker in the cloud.
Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013
Hacker geohot, AKA George Hotz, best known for hacking the iPhone and PlayStation 3, has developed a new photo sharing app that utilizes both the front and back cameras to capture both the subject and your reaction.
Philips has announced that they will be bowing out from the Consumer Electronics market. The business will be sold to Japanese company Funai Electric, and Philips will be focusing on the highly competitive medical equipment sector.