News: Reads from WWW
Monday, 4 Feb 2013
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.
After two previous unsuccessful attempts, Apple has finally filed a trademark claim with the U.S. patent office on the design of its signature minimalist retail stores.
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013
China might be removing its ban on gaming consoles, which started in 2000. This could be good news for gaming console vendors who are having difficulty getting into China's vast market officially.
Acer President Jim Wong is disappointed with Windows 8, and says his company must look beyond Microsoft and build its smartphone portfolio if it is to succeed.
According to app analytics company Localytics for Android devices, the U.S. accounts for 59 percent of Google's tablet market. Furthermore, one out of three Android tablets in the US is the Kindle Fire from Amazon.
Monday, 28 Jan 2013
In the final quarter of 2012, Google+ became the second most popular social media on the Internet, just slightly behind Facebook. In third place was Youtube, another Google product, while Twitter was in fourth place.