Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Google: Radially styled menus may come to Android

Site PatentBolt has spotted a new patent application from Google (GOOG) that indicates the company is designing a way to bring radial menus to its Android and Chrome devices.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Bill and Melinda Gates: Don`t take our picture with an iPad



Bill and Melinda Gates were recently in London for the 2012 Summer Olympics when a group of people noticed him and asked for a photo.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Apple jury to learn of Samsung document shredding

Bloomberg reports that Samsung has had the shredder running for quite some time:

OS X Mountain Lion 10 best tricks

Apple OS X Mountain Lion is here. There are lots of new features but some of them are hidden or hard to find. But Thanks to Gizmodo you can learn them now.

more here

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Apple to release OS X Mountain Lion July 25th

It`s official OS X Mountain Lion will be available tomorrow, Wednesday July 25th.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Windows 8 "bad" for desktop users - Gartner


Gartner has chosen just one word to describe Windows 8 for desktop users: “Bad”.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Toshiba releases 10 000 RPM drives


Toshiba’s Storage Products Business Unit announced on Wednesday a new line of 10,000 RPM, 2.5-inch 6 Gb/s SAS interface hard drives that offer enterprise-class performance.

Diablo binge kills gamer

A Taiwanese teen gamer, known only as Chuang, died after a 40-hour Diablo III gaming binge.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Apple granted "the mother of all smartphone patents"

CNN money is reporting that 25 patents granted to Apple on Tuesday could be "swift and lethal"for Android.

Valve confirms Steam for Linux


Valve has officially announced Steam for Linux by launching the Valve Linux blog.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

AMD has three quad-core Vishera CPUs on the way


AMD has a pile of Vishera CPUs on the way, this including some quad-cores, and the new series is expected to launch in Q4 2012. The fastest quad-core will be called the AMD FX-4350.

Samsung accuses LG of copying OLED display tech

Well this is different, it would seam like Samsung feels a bit stung.

Motorola import ban on Android tablets and phones to start Wednesday


The United States International Trade Commission ordered an import ban on various Motorola Mobility Android devices in May. The ban in question centres on Microsoft’s patent covering the creation of meeting requests from a mobile device.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Jury instructions shows Apple has Samsung on the run


“We’re only two weeks ago from the Apple v. Samsung trial in San Jose,” Florian Mueller reports for FOSS patents.

Google Nexus 7 unboxing fails



/Facepalm lol.

Microsoft Office 2013 demo



From Today`s conference in San Francisco Microsoft debuts Office 2013.

Experience Mars Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror using Xbox Kinect


On August 5, NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover team will live seven minutes of absolute terror.

Microsoft Office 2013 Consumer Preview released

At a press conference held earlier to day in San Francisco Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the next generation of it`s Office suite.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

AMD may delay desktop Trinity CPU until October


It looks like AMD will be postponing the launch of its desktop Trinity processors for desktops until October to make some adjustments to the CPUs design.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Get this quad-core computer for $130



This is pretty cool, a tiny quad-core system for $130. Meet the ODROID-X

Samsung copies Apple.....again



Samsung has just opened its first North America retail store in Vancouver Canada, looks very familiar, can`t exactly place where I`ve seen this before.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Android Jelly Bean 4.1 and Google Nexus 7 mini review

Anandtech is calling this a "mini review" as per their usual excellent work the review is not so mini in my opinion.

Star Wars The Old Republic now free until level 15

And so it begins, looks like this triple "A" MMO is in trouble.

Windows 8 OEM prices revealed

Here are the Windows 8 OEM prices courtesy of an unnamed Taiwanese notebook manufacturer.

Engineering sample of the iPhone 5

This is being reported as an engineering sample of Apple’s next-generation iPhone.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Is this the iPad mini?

Gottabemobile has what they claim are photos of an engineering sample of the rumoured iPad mini.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

For sale, RIM`s corporate jet

Times are tough for RIM,Looks like they`re trying to sell one of thier two corporate jets for around $6 million.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Microsoft`s lost decade: Inside the Executive E-mails and Cannibalistic Culture

Vanity Fair has an interesting article where George Polk and Kurt Eichenwald analyze what they are calling Microsoft`s lost decade.

Friday, July 6, 2012

AMD`s replacement for Bulldozer may come in October


Rumour has it that AMD's Bulldozer replacement codenamed Vishera, could be out in Q4 this year.

Blizzard: there`s an end game flaw in Diablo 3

So you`ve beaten Diablo 3 all the way up to inferno, the game is now nothing but pudding in your hands, now what?

A win for Samsung, ban temporarily lifted on Galaxy Nexus phones

It`s not all bad news for Samsung lately (though not the greatest).

Samsung loses appeal, Galaxy Tab still banned

Samsung has lost an appeal to lift a ban recently ordered on its Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android.

Mod lets you charge your iPhone wirelessly



This would be awesome if Apple included this in their next iPhone.

Google and Samsung team up against Apple

Looks like the litigation war is about to get hotter.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

New details on the AMD 5400 Trinity CPU


There`s no question that Intel holds the crown when it comes to CPU performance.

IOS 6 Passbook in action




Even though IOS 6 is still in beta mode right now, here`s a look at what this will mean for frequent travellers.

Rumour: Next iPhone will have a quad-core

Digitimes is reporting that the next generation iPhone (iPhone 5) will be powered by a quad-core processor

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Rumour: iPad mini coming real soon, priced to move

Another day, another iPad mini rumour, but if you think about it this may have some legs.

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Judge Koh deals next blow to Samsung, denies all 12 of its summary judgment requests

Things don`t look too good for Samsung lately.

A list of Android infringements


Florian Mueller of Fosspatents has compiled a list of findings by courts and the ITC that Android devices infringe on 11 different Apple and Microsoft patents that the courts deemed valid.