Hardware / Software
iOS 5.1 - Top 8 Reasons to Upgrade
March 09 2012 1:33 PM
On Wednesday, Apple unveiled its new iPad at a press event in San Francisco. At the same event, Apple announced that iOS 5.1 is available for download. Apple has always succeeded in delighting its fans by bringing innovative features in its latest software. What about iOS 5.1?
Microsoft Locks Horns with OnLive over Windows 7 for iPad
March 09 2012 1:14 PM
OnLive’s recently launched Windows based apps for iPad and Android tablets are being downloaded like something “revolutionary”. But Microsoft has locked horns with OnLive over violation of its virtual licensing agreement.
Apple Quietly Ignores Google Maps in iPhoto: Why?
March 09 2012 12:42 PM
After Mac OS X, Apple released its iPhoto app on iOS platform on Wednesday – the debut day of third generation iPad. This app has raised eyebrows of Apple watchers as it seems the tech giant is trying to break off with Google Maps.
iOS 5.1 Tethered Jailbreak Released For Non-A5 Devices
March 09 2012 10:40 AM
Didn’t take the developer community long. Just hours after Apple officially released the iOS 5.1 update, the iPhone Developer Team got to work and in no time and they came up with a jailbreak.
iOS 5.1: Top 5 Features Explained
March 09 2012 9:38 AM
iOS 5.1 is the latest version of iOS for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. However, it is not a major upgrade so for those hoping to see a lot flashy things, keep your hopes on the down low. Still, even though being a small update, the new version of iOS, which will makes its debut on the New iPad, will come with a few cool features we found to be worth mentioning.
Apple Announces All-Time Most Popular iOS Apps: Guess What Are They?
March 08 2012 10:50 AM
Apple has announced the list of its all time popular iOS apps for iPhone and iPad – both free and paid. The list was released after the App store hit 25 billion downloads.
Google Play - Is Apple App Store Under Threat?
March 08 2012 10:16 AM
Probably, you know what Android Market is. For Android users, Google has launched another similar service - Google Play, which combines Android Market, Google Music and e-book store into one, along with movies rental and cloud-storage options.
Bill Gates Company Starts Music Service for Pros
March 07 2012 9:52 AM
Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates' privately held Corbis, which provides photos and film video for advertisers, is expanding further into entertainment by launching an online music service with songs from the four largest publishers.
Japan Prosecutors Charge Key Figures in Olympus Scandal
March 07 2012 9:50 AM
Tokyo prosecutors on Wednesday charged Olympus Corp and six key figures in the $1.7 billion accounting fraud at the camera and endoscope maker, tightening their case in the investigation of one of Japan's biggest corporate scandals.
Facebook Launches Messenger Desktop Client for Windows, Mac Version Coming Soon
March 06 2012 11:23 PM
Facebook has officially launched its Messenger for Windows 7 which is free and easy to download. The Messenger desktop client eliminates the need to open the browser and log into the Facebook site.
Sabu Turns in LulzSec Members: Hacker Leader Was FBI Informant
March 06 2012 12:09 PM
After hacking into the CIA, Sony, PayPal and Mastercard Web sites over the years, Sabu, suspected leader of Anonymous splinter group LulzSec pled guilty to 12 counts of conspiracy to engage in computer hacking March 6. Five other suspected hackers were also arrested March 6, and it now looks as if Sabu, also known as Hector Xavier Monsegur, had been cooperating with the FBI since the middle of 2011, according to papers filed in a Manhattan court.
iPad 3 Release Date: Will New Apple Tablet Really Feature Retina Display and iOS 6?
March 05 2012 12:23 PM
The iPad 3, Apple's next flagship tablet, is expected to be launched on March 7 at Yerba Buena Center for the Art in San Francisco. The iPad has been ruling the global market for the past two years and has set the benchmark in the tablet industry. iPad 3 is expected to boast of significant improvements (read: hardware and software advancments) over its predecessor iPad 2 and the latest buzz is that the new tablet was being tested by people over at Cupertino headquarters, with Retina Display a...
Apple Celebrates 25 Billion Apps Downloads
March 05 2012 9:11 AM
The tech giant Apple celebrated a major milestone this weekend - 25 billion apps downloads for all the iDevices.
Will Google Assistant Work Better than Siri?
March 05 2012 9:06 AM
No denying the fact that Apple’s Siri is a runaway success, and also the key feature in the iPhone 4S that helped the device to surpass expectations when it was released in late 2011. Siri, which is not considerably better than most voice recognition software when it comes to returning results, is mostly known for its human-like interaction and fun to use. Google is well aware of the threat Siri could cause, and is hard at work on releasing a competing product known as “Assistant.”
Asus Tipped to Release First Android Jelly Bean Device
March 03 2012 1:38 PM
Since 2011, we have been hearing rumors that the next version of Android will be called Jelly Bean. There are no solid specifics on what to expect feature wise, but apparently the new OS would make use of some of the features in Chrome OS, or even merge both. Jelly Bean is nowhere ready to be released, but already the rumor mill is overflowing with the chatter of Asus being the first manufacturer to launch an Android Jelly Bean-based device.
Rambus Loses First Round of Patent Case at ITC
March 03 2012 10:27 AM
Chipmakers LSI and Mediatek Inc and chip design house STMicroelectronics NV did not violate Rambus Inc's patented chip technology, a judge at the International Trade Commission said on Friday.
IRS Software Glitch Delays Some Tax Refunds
March 03 2012 10:15 AM
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service's new software system for handling electronic tax returns has experienced problems during the tax filing season, angering some taxpayers whose refunds have been delayed.
iPad 3: Debuting with Retina Display and (Hold Your Breath) iOS 6?
March 03 2012 8:47 AM
Apple is quite certain to equip the next generation iPad (dubbed iPad 3) with Retina Display (2048x1536 pixels resolution). The leaked images of iPad 3 screen, tested under microscope, in February 2012, suggested the resolution is about to double in the new tablet. But not only a higher display resolution, iPad 3 may also be unveiled with next generation iOS a.k.a. iOS 6, if a report by Ars Technica is to be believed.
Kodak Sells Online Business to Shutterfly, Patent Sale Pending
March 02 2012 10:47 AM
Eastman Kodak Co has agreed to sell its online photo services business to Shutterfly Inc for $23.8 million, kicking off the bankrupt photography pioneer's relaunch as a much slimmer company although a patent sale seen crucial to its turnaround may still be months away.
Kodak to Sell Photo Services Website to Shutterfly
March 02 2012 10:11 AM
Eastman Kodak Co, which filed for bankruptcy protection in January, said it agreed to sell its on-line photo services business to stalking horse bidder Shutterfly Inc for $23.8 million.