Though BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) has yet to make any official disclosure about the release of its BlackBerry 10 OS, the company said in a Thursday announcement that it will launch its LTE BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in the coming week.
According to the information shared by RIM, the new BlackBerry PlayBook version to be released by RIM will be fairly akin to its currently-available Wi-Fi counterpart, but will boast the capability of next-generation high-speed LTE data service.
Close on the heels of Ford Motor’s Thursday recall of nearly 500,000 Escape and Maverick sport-utility vehicles over an issue with stuck throttles which can lead to unintended acceleration, Mazda revealed in a Friday announcement that it was recalling over 200,000 Tributes because of the same problem.
Giving the reason for the recall, Mazda said that it was due to “potential interference between the engine cover and the speed control cable” that as many as 217,500 Tributes – from model years 2001 through 2008 – equipped with V6 engines and speed control cable were being recalled.
In its Thursday email to customers, Google revealed that the shipments of its eagerly-awaited new tablet – the much-raved-about ‘Nexus 7’ – have begun for customers who had placed pre-orders for the device this week.
The Google disclosure – which comes in the midst of reports that the demand for Nexus 7 is overwhelming – specified that while some versions of the company’s 7-inch tablet are in the mail, the others versions will be shipping to customers by Thursday evening.
One of the most attractive elements to have made its way to Microsoft Office and become one of the four key pillars of the company’s popular productivity suite is OneNote, which is basically a “digital notebook.”
That OneNote is becoming one of the noteworthy elements of Microsoft Office software is evident from the fact that Microsoft ensured that OneNote grabbed the spotlight at the launch of the Consumer Preview of its forthcoming Office 2013 version earlier this week.
The Computex 2012 trade conference in Taipei witnessed Acer unveil a bevy of devices running Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 8 operating system, with the impressive new lineup boasting top to bottom touch support as well as an evident focus on flexibility.
The Windows 8-enabled devices introduced by Acer at the conference included a couple of Aspire S7 series of ultrabooks --- a 13-inch model and an 11.6-inch model; both of which have aluminum unibody construction and full HD screens that are capable of folding back 180 degrees so as to allow the system to lie flat.
Taiwanese handset-maker HTC has officially announced that it much-awaited One X smartphone will hit the AT&T stores on May 6; with the pre-orders for the handset to begin from April 22.
Priced at $200, with a two-year service contract from AT&T, the HTC One X will be the first AT&T smartphone to be powered by the latest Android OS version - the Android 4.0 `Ice cream Sandwich.'
According to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report, Internet search giant Google is apparently coming up with a new online retail service that will directly compete with e-commerce biggie Amazon. com.
As per the details shared in the WSJ report, Google is in talks with bigwig US retailers - including Macy's, OfficeMax and Gap - for the online shopping service that the company is `mulling.'
Google had released the update version for its MAP app v. 5.8 for android which now has more features like web 2.0
The new application has improved a great deal on the looks, now the app is photo oriented with the user now able to able to take photos for Google places. The new maps version will also have transport directions.
The user would have a handy guide of places around him. The app will provide you with information of the pubs, restraints, landmarks around you. The user will have the ability to upload picture from its current location and even rate the spot he is on.
Apple, most admired for its iPhones and iPads, is certainly giving its rivals a hard time out there. It has surged as a pain in the neck for almost all leading technology giants, including Google and Microsoft.
But its latest prey is the European Nintendo Corporation. Sales of Nintendo Co.'s most prominent and latest gaming device have plunged since its launch, the company announced Thursday, forcing the videogame giant to slit its profit predictions and scramble to intensely discount the gadget to stimulate the sales.
On Wednesday, Google has made the announcement of its cloud music service at Google I/O. This was in very expected from last few months. The registration for music Beta was available immediately for those who were present at the conference. BYTE has ripped off it and the preview of it is also disclosed.
The user can make use of music beta by uploading the music collection of their own and also can download and stream from any Web browser or Android-based device.
This work same as the Amazon Cloud Player which was launched in April, but this is quite easy to navigate.
Apple has released its new TV ads for the iPhone. This ad has typically played up all its capability.
It has shown almost all applications it can run. The message that the ad has to deliver to the viewers that- ‘you are missing out on something great’. That means if you don’t have the device with you then you are undoubtedly missing something great. Though there has not been really a great change in the new set of ads, but the message is quite clear to its target audience. It has tried to show its advantages over the other phones as far as its service and features are concerned.
It has been announced by an EMC Corporation that its data management division known as RSA, has given an urgent alert warning that a sophisticated intruder might have initiated a “broad attack” on a password device used by millions of customers.
It’s being more than a day passed after the warning but the meaning of the alert remains undisclosed. As RSA security will not disclose publically what kind of threat it is and how its systems would compromise with this intruder.
The measure of the task that the ministers and the UK's exporters are being faced with has been underlined yesterday according to the latest trade figures.
According to the Office for National Statistics, the UK lack regarding the visible trade in goods had been at its broadest from the time the records started in the year 1980 and therefore, perhaps, it is the broadest in the history of United Kingdom as an industrialized country.
In spite of a 20 per cent decline in sterling since the year 2007, the UK imported goods worth £9.2bn more than its exports.
England's PM, David Cameron has taken a stand and has shown that he wants more tax cuts for the middle-class segment during the upcoming budget. It comes at a time when the government is thinking of having a fresh crackdown on the non-doms.
And if that happens, then in most probability the existing levy is going to be extended during this budget as well.