Samsung will release an Windows Phone 8 Apollo powered handset.
The Taiwan branch of Samsung Co. has declared that they will release a new Windows Phone on the market this year. Surprisingly, they were not talking about using a Windows Phone 7.5 Mango system on it but the new Windows Phone 8 Apollo.
The new Samsung handset is set to come in October 2012. Using the future Windows Phone 8 Apollo, the new smartphone should compete with the already announced Lumia series from Nokia.
Windows Vista will not receive any regular support from Microsoft. The users, however, will benefit from an Extended Support Program.
Microsoft drops down Vista support. Most of the users of this operating system will not receive updates anymore. The “Extended Support” program continues until 2017, but in this period the Redmond based company will be offering rare security updates and paid updates.
Starting with 10th of April, 2012, the Windows Vista common users can choose between an upgrade or keeping their OS without complete support from Microsoft.
Facebook bought Instagram and the California based company has published this news on their own site, therefore this is official and not just a rumor.
The acquisition was considered a “milestone” by the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, whose company will pay a combination of cash and shares of the social network, which is expected to debut on the stock market in the coming months.
Recent reports show that Google is planning to release the second generation of Google TV to Europe along with other regions, sometime in September this year. According to TechSpot, there will be two Google TV versions available for purchase from Sony who is one of the device manufacturers.
For those of you who are interested in purchasing a Google TV from the second generation, pricing details are as follows: you will have to pay approximately 266USD for the basic Google TV model and 399USD for a premium model manufactured by Sony, which includes a Blu-ray player option. The same sources claim… Continue to Google TV 2nd Generation Coming To Europe In September
Without any doubt, even those people who are non tech savvy heard by now the news about the ongoing patent war between Apple and Samsung. We covered some of these disputes between the two companies when we heard about something which was new, but there is one news which drew our attention seriously.
With both Apple and Microsoft engaging in the cloud storage war, it was pretty obvious that Google was not going to stand aside and miss out on the chance to make a hit on this particular niche. As a result, rumors about Google trying to implement a cloud storage service appear now and then. The team at Talk Android came across a leaked screenshot of Google Drive, which will offer 5GB of cloud storage for free.
The most anticipated device of the year is probably the Samsung Galaxy S3, which will be unveiled by the Korean manufacturer at a conference scheduled in April. While waiting for the official announcement from Samsung, analysts connected to the field can’t do anything than to speculate if the GT-I9300 is the upcoming Galaxy S3 or not.
Anonymous denies the rumors according to which the online activists group is planning an internet blackout (GlobalBlackOut) tomorrow, 31st of March. Some representatives of this group are saying that this is a false information.
The press has provided the ‘GlobalBlackOut’ announcement but Anonymous denies the fact that they would prepare an attack on the most important servers which are sustaining the entire HTTP protocol, on 31st of March, 2012. One of the Twitter accounts which are associated to Anonymous, Anonops, has denied the fact that these hacktivists are trying to attack the foundation of the internet, as we know… Continue to Anonymous Denies Internet Blackout Operation Rumors (GlobalBlackOut, March 31)
An Android user recently reported that Microsoft denied a legitimately won prize at a challenge proposed by the Redmond based company to determine if a device running on Windows Phone could load faster than an Android phone two weather widgets in two different cities. The incident took place in Santa Clara, USA, and quickly circulated on the Internet as an advertising strategy that ended up badly for Microsoft.
A group of software developers have discovered clues about this next step on a preliminary edition of the Mountain Lion, the next version of OS X. There have been indications that the next generation of Apple notebooks will incorporate high pixel density screens, namely Retina displays that equip the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and the new iPad.
Retina displays that Apple will progressively incorporated into their devices are characterized by double the number of pixels on height and double the number of pixels on width versus normal LED displays, so that in the same space they show four times more pixels. Therefore, all the… Continue to Retina Display On The MacBook - Next Step For Apple