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Posted On August 3, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Google News

Asia Tech Roundup

Report 1 Digitime is reporting that Nvidia has been given an order for at least 3 million Tegra 3 chips for Nexus 7. The report states: Nvidia has obtained orders for at least three million Tegra 3 chips for use in Nexus 7 tablet PCs and at least 3-4 million units of the tablet will be shipped through the end of 2012, according to supply chain makers.Read More
Image Credit: Apple After selling 17 millions iPad in the last quarter, Apple’s iPad dominated the market last quarter with 68% marketshare. IDC has released preliminary data for total worldwide tablet shipments for the second quarter of 2012 (2Q12). It is estimated that 25 million units were shipped, up from 18.7 in the first quarter of 2012. This represents a quarter-over-quarter increase of 33.6% and a year-over-year growth of 66.2%. Tom Mainelli, research director, Mobile Connected Devices had this to say; Apple built upon its strong March iPad launch andRead More
Image Credit: Apple If you haven’t notice already, I’m a huge fan of Apple Inc. I love their products and also have a lot of admiration for the head of product design Sir Jonathan Ive. Speaking at a British Embassy event Sir Jony had this to say about the first iPhone, “There were multiple times where we nearly shelved the phone because we thought there were fundamental problems that we can’t solve.” He highlighted that one problem with an early prototype was the accidental dialling of numbers whenever it wasRead More
BlackBerry PlayBook 10-inch

Posted On July 30, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Google News, Tech News

Purported photos of 10-inch BlackBerry PlayBook

Another day and we have another leak. This time Tinhte, is reporting that they have photos of the BlackBerry PlayBook 10-inch from sources. The report states (via google translate): The time now Playbook 4G 7-inch versions and PlayBook 10-inch has been present in Vietnam. Playbook 4G 7-inch design is no different from Wi-Fi version and like what we’ve seen before . 10-inch version is completely new and this is the first time that it appears, the machine is similar in size with 7.9-inch iPad.   Source: Tinhte,Read More

Posted On July 28, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Google News, Tech News

How to setup a Blog for free

Starting a blog is not as difficult as it may seem at first. There are a number of great blogging platform that provides easy to use custom templates for your Blog. In most cases the tools and templates to create a blog is provided for free. Here is a list of three free top blogging platforms that will give the tools to start your blog: Tumblr.com – Tumblr lets you effortlessly share anything post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos from your browser, phone, desktop, email or wherever youRead More
IBM latest patent is about to take map navigations to another level. We are all familiar with Live Traffic update, but what about if there is a riot on your route. IBM new patent is looking help you avoid this group of angry people. The patent title is: Human Emotion Metrics for Navigation Plans and Maps and was published by the USPTO on 26 July 2012. Patent Backgroound: Navigation systems have become prolific in use by private citizens, corporations, government agencies, and military units, in their vehicles, their cellular telephones, andRead More
As the Samsung vs Apple trial draws closer, more and more documents are being discovered as to how the two sides are approaching the case. John Paczkowski for AllthingsD reports, “When Apple’s patent battle with Samsung heads to trial next week, the iPhone maker plans to build its case using its Korean rival’s own words against it. An unredacted version of Apple’s trial brief bluntly states that Samsung was well aware that its smartphones and tablets bore a striking resemblance to Apple’s iPhone and iPad and that the issue wasRead More
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is out and so are the reviews. I’ve put together snippets of several reviews for your reading pleasure. I’ve been using Mountain Lion Developers Preview along with iOS 6 beta for quite some time now. My verdict for those using Apple devices is to get this upgrade fast. It’s a no-brainer at the current price. OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and iOS 6 are great operation systems,  with iCloud providing a seamless integration between the two OSs. USA TODAY – Edward C. Baig: The new MacRead More
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, is now available for download from the Mac App Store. it will cost $19.99 in the US and £13.99 in the UK. The release note states: OS X Mountain Lion is the latest release of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system. Mountain Lion includes over 200 new features to update your Mac into the best computing experience yet. With the new Messages app, you can send text, photos, videos, contacts, web links and documents to anyone using another Mac, iPhone, iPad or iPod touchRead More
This month we’ll see the start of Apple’s patent trial against Samsung. Samsung has recently become the face of Android, hence a win for Apple would be a significant blow to Android. However, some people are not happy with these lawsuits. “Hey Apple why are you mad with Android, just innovate.” How many times have you read this statement before. It’s in the comment section in the most popular blogs and you can also find it in articles fromblog writers themselves. They think it’s a waste of resources for AppleRead More
Samsung’s Galaxy S3 smartphone appears to have done exceedingly well since it’s launch. AFP is reporting that Samsung may have sold 10 million of its Galaxy S3 since debuting in May this year. The report states: The Korean firm, which is battling with Apple’s iPhone and iPad for supremacy in the lucrative smartphone and tablet market, has seen heavy demand for its new Galaxy S III phone, which was introduced in Europe in May. “It appears that it (accumulated sales) has exceeded 10 million units,” said J.K. Shin, head ofRead More

Posted On July 22, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Google News

Defective Touchscreen has been reported on Nexus 7

Google Nexus 7 has been described as the must have 7-inch tablet, however purchasers might be in for a nasty surprise. According to reports from Geek, some Nexus 7 seems to have a defective touchscreen input. Ryan Whitwam, reports, “As Nexus 7 pre-orders start filtering out into the world, users are finally getting acquainted with Google’s 7-inch slate. There is a lot to like about the device; it’s fast, solidly built, and has great software. I should say, these things are true in most cases. Ever since my tablet showed up, I’ve been noticing someRead More