Monthly Archives: "February 2013"

Sony Selling Tokyo office for US1.2 billion dollars Tech Sina is reporting that Sony is about to sell its Tokyo’s main office building in  “Sony City Osaki” (Sony city of Osaki office) for  111 100 000 000 yen (approximately U.S. $ 1.2 billion). Tech Sina: [quote] After the sale, Sony will lease back the form to continue in the office building office for five years. Sony said that part of the proceeds will be included in the fiscal 2012 fourth quarter results, it is expected that the increase will be SonyRead More

Posted On February 28, 2013By Guest AuthorIn Editorials

Different Types of Internet Links

  Different Types of Internet Links Do you remember those days 10 years ago when we had to access the internet over a dial-up connection that took what seemed like forever to connect? Most people thought you were posh if you had access to the internet in your home. However, now-a-days we can’t be without the internet. We are constantly checking our Facebook and other social media accounts, so much so that we need to have access to the internet 24/7. Broadband has been the answer to this problem andRead More
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Samsung to Spend US$300 Million to Build a Park in the U.S According to Tech Sina (via The Verge), Samsung is planning to spend US$300,000, 000 to build a park in U.S. city of San Jose, expanding their influence in Silicon Valley. Yep, taking a leaf out of Apple’s book, again. Report: [quote] The new park is designed by the famous architectural firm NBBJ designed for Samsung’s semiconductor division. “The Los Angeles Times reported that the new park will help Samsung to enhance their creativity. Samsung in San Jose, the new parkRead More
After Ruling in Samsung’s Favour; UK Judge Now Working For the Company Remember the UK judge who ruled that Apple should publish a letter on their website, stating that Samsung did not copy the iPad?  Well, according to a report from Fosspatent,  the Rt. Hon. Professor Sir Robin Jacob is now working for Samsung. Mueller for Fosspatent: [quote] By far and away the weirdest ruling in the worldwide smartphone and tablet wars came down last year in the UK, where a publicity order forcing Apple to promote Samsung’s products and to make itselfRead More
Apple did not steal Samsung’s Technology – a Japanese court rejected Samsung’s claim that Apple stole its technology. Samsung had alleged that Apple’s iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4, iPad 2 model infringed the patent. Apple did not Steal Samsung’s Technology According to a report (via The Times of India), a Japanese court rejected Samsung’s claim that Apple stole its technology. The technology in question relates to Wireless Internet (packet) communication technology that sends data efficiently. Samsung had alleged that Apple’s iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4, iPad 2 model infringed the patent. “The Tokyo District CourtRead More
Samsung Picks Apple Passbook and Introduce Samsung “Wallet” – the real perpetrators in all of this are the Android fans buying copycat-plastic products from Samsung. Samsung Picks Apple Passbook and Introduce Samsung “Wallet” I’m sure Apple’s hierarchy and lawyers are pulling their hair out in frustration regarding the news that Samsung is introducing a new “Wallet”, which is identical to their Passbook. A few weeks back Philip Elmer-DeWitt posited thatRead More
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Apple CEO Tim Cook: We are “Working On” New Product Categories; in “very very active” talks on what to do with its cash and I feels shareholders pain. Apple CEO Tim Cook: We are “Working On” New Product Categories At Apple’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, CEO Tim Cook revealed that the company is working on new product categories. This could be anything from a new watch-like device (iWatch) or a full-fledge TV (Apple iTV) According to Reuters, Tim Cook said the following at the meeting: The new campus will beRead More
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In shifting resources from PCs to Tablets the tablet market, HP is embracing Post-PC Era. This also confirms what Apple’s Tim Cook has been saying. The tablet market will be bigger than the PC market. HP Embracing the Post-PC Era by Shifting Resources from PCs to Tablets In an interview at Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, HP CEO Meg Whitman said her company is shifting resources from PCs to tablets. According to a CNET report, Meg Whitman said, “the market moved very fast to tablets and smartphones, and we’ve got to now manage thatRead More
iOS in US Defence department
Pentagon Will Open Networks to Apple, Google Devices in 2014 -This is about keeping the department’s workforce relevant in an era when accessibility and cyber security play a critical role in mission success. Pentagon Will Open Networks to Apple, Google Devices in 2014 According to a report from Bloomberg, the U.S. Defense Department plans to open its networks by next February to about 100,000 mobile phones and tablet computers from companies such as Apple Inc. and Google Inc. Yep, you read that right. Despite the launch of the new Blackberry operating system, the Waterloo-basedRead More
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Posted On February 26, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Exec: Sony’s Xperia Z Smartphone off to a Good Start

Sony’s Xperia Z Smartphone off to a Good Start Head of Xperia marketing, Calum MacDougall said the company is happy with the sales of its Xperia Z smartphone, according to a Reuters report. McDougall speaking to Reuters: [quote] “We have seen really good pre-orders”, McDougall said in an interview at the Mobile World Congress. “We had the first stocks available in Germany in Berlin at the Sony store and sold those out in two hours. “In France, we sold more in one day in our online store than we sold in 12 weeks in mobileRead More
9.7-inch iPad and iPad mini
LG Display Sees 90% Drop in 9.7-inch iPad Panel Shipments in January 2013 due to the popularity of the iPad mini as well as increasing demand for low-priced tablet. LG Display Sees 90% Drop in 9.7-inch iPad Panel Shipments Digitimes is reporting that LG Display’s has seen a declined in the shipments for the 9.7-inch iPad panels. The shipment has been slashed from six million units in December 2012, to six hundred thousand units in January 2013. This information came from industry sources, according to the report. “The drop is largelyRead More
8,386,677 Communicating location information between a portable device and an accessory
Patents granted to Apple by the USPTO on February 26, include – Communicating location information between a portable device and an accessory and  and Communication between an accessory and a media player with multiple protocol versions and extended interface lingo  US 8,386,677- Communicating Location Information between a Portable Device and an Accessory and other Patents Granted to Apple The list of patents granted to Apple by the USPTO on February 26, include – Communicating location information between a portable device and an accessory,  Computer interface having a virtual single-layer mode for viewing overlapping objects, User interface gestures and Communication betweenRead More