Google Tablet : Does This Look Better Than The iPad?

Till late last year, the tablet was just a concept – a futuristic device that had been in the making for more than a decade. But in just a span of few months, things have changed. Not only did Apple demo the iPad, but there are also rumors that Google is now looking to launch … Continue reading “Google Tablet : Does This Look Better Than The iPad?”

Acer Technology Helps Your Watch Television Via Instant Messenger Service

Acer is working on a technology that will combine the real-time connectivity offered by instant messengers with Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) technology to build a system that will enable users watch the TV shows of their choice right from the comfort of their instant messengers. The technology, a patent for which was filed with the … Continue reading “Acer Technology Helps Your Watch Television Via Instant Messenger Service”

Will Amazon Buy Netflix This Time?

Rumors of Amazon being interested in Netflix are not new. There was talk about this as early as June of last year though at that point, it seemed more unlikely since Netflix’s strategy of staying with physical goods did not fit Amazon’s core philosophy of selling digital content. However, a lot of things have changed … Continue reading “Will Amazon Buy Netflix This Time?”

Is iPad Coming With Flash After All?

As Steve Jobs went about unveiling his latest creation on stage, the world collectively groaned about the non-availability of vital features like the camera and Flash. Now looks like there is still hope for those who badly want to see Flash on the iPad. At least, there is some solace. The official iPad video demoed … Continue reading “Is iPad Coming With Flash After All?”

iPad Originally Priced At $399?

When Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad on Wednesday, everyone expected the price to touch $999. But to everyone’s astonishment, the price was nearly halved and the starting price was announced as $499 – something that got the world applauding. However, it now appears that the original price of the iPad was supposed to only be … Continue reading “iPad Originally Priced At $399?”

Microsoft’s Local Search Algorithm A Privacy Nightmare?

Local search is big and everyone is jumping into this segment. And for a fact, we all tend to realize that the local results from major search engines is nothing to brag about; except if you are in a high internet density area like New York or San Francisco. While companies have been devising different … Continue reading “Microsoft’s Local Search Algorithm A Privacy Nightmare?”

Bank Of America Brings Proximity-Based Authentication

Next time you forget your login credentials for your BoA account and ask for the password to be sent to your mobile phone, chances are that the system will track the location of your device as well. In a new patent filed by the company, the inventors claim one way of minimizing risks in false … Continue reading “Bank Of America Brings Proximity-Based Authentication”

Zune Phone : Further Evidence That It’s Coming

If Apple, Google can make their foray into the handset business, why can’t Microsoft do the same? Now there is further evidence that the much rumored Zune phone might actually be coming. Folks at IStartedSomething have detected a few lines of code referencing to the elusive Zune Phone in a recently updated Zune software. This Zune.INF … Continue reading “Zune Phone : Further Evidence That It’s Coming”

AMD Radeon HD 5830 Launch Delayed Due To Defect

AMD’s launch of the ATI Radon HD 5830 reference boards were expected to be made earlier this week. However, an apparent issue with the circuitry that was detected in the eleventh hour has prompted the company to delay the launch of the device and conduct further investigation on the product. A source speaking to Taiwanese … Continue reading “AMD Radeon HD 5830 Launch Delayed Due To Defect”