Friday, May 25, 2012

It`s official, Facebook is the worst IPO flop in a decade

CNET reports: It's official, Facebook is the worse performing IPO of the decade, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

Showdown: Siri vs Samsung S Voice

Siri and S Voice both rely on external search engines for their results, occasionally putting you into a manual web search if the applications can`t give you an answer.

Blizzards unveils Pandaren mount

Blizzard has officially unveiled the racial mount for the Pandaren race in their new expansion to World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria.

Dungeons and Dragons Online shows off druids

It took them years and countless outcries from gamers but Turbine will finally release the druid class in their upcoming expansion for Dungeons and Dragons Online called Menace of the Underdark.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Linux Mint Maya released

Linux Mint, the most popular linux distribution in use today has released it`s latest version of Mint called Maya.

Meth Labs, dead dogs and anti-virus, the story of Mcaffee`s founder being on the lam in Belize

OK kiddies, this one`s pretty nuts. This is the Story of John Mcaffee, name sound familiar?

Intel putting research into machines that learn

"Machine learning is such a huge opportunity," Justin Rattner, Intel's chief technology officer, told reporters in Tel Aviv.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Diablo III is the fastest selling PC game of all time

Blizzard`s official press release:

Diablo® III Sets PC-Game Launch Record

The forces of Sanctuary already stand more than 6.3-million strong and growing

May 23, 2012 09:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time

IRVINE, Calif.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that as of the first 24 hours of Diablo® III’s release, more than 3.5 million copies had been sold, setting the new all-time record for fastest-selling PC game.*

Rumour: Microsoft Office coming to IOS and Android

According to BGR Microsoft is going to release their full Office suite for not only Apple’s iPad, but for Android tablets as well.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Blizzard: "move along nothing to see here" in response to Diablo hacks

A Blizzard spokesperson on Tuesday said "We've been taking the situation extremely seriously from the start, and have done everything possible to verify how and in what circumstances these compromises are occurring,

Via introduces banana sized $49 mini PC

VIA Technologies is releasing a mini PC around the size of a small banana.

Diablo III forums are filling with hacking complaints

Numerous threads are now filling the Diablo 3 forums reporting that accounts have been hacked.

Google finalizes Motorola Mobility acquisition

Google on Tuesday finalized its acquisition of Motorola Mobility.

Watch an iPad being frozen into a block of ice

So, what do think will happen to an iPad after being frozen into a block of ice?

Monday, May 21, 2012

Hands down the best iPad app ever

Now I can finally admit, this truly makes the iPad magical. Unfortunately not available at the app store.

The Leap, gesture controls done right.

Leap Motion has just announced a new 3D gesture based control system that it claims is 200 times more accurate than anything else on the market, for just $70.

New Macbook Pro launch may be imminent

Best Buy has dropped the price on the MacBook Pro by $100.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Samsung`s value drops $10B on fears that Apple may ditch them

Apple Insider reports "Rumours from DigiTimes, the Taiwanese technology publication, hints that Apple has placed huge orders with Elpida, a chipmaker in Japan.

Gamer beats Diablo III in 12 hrs

End of days, thats the title of this Diablo III TV spot.

This is the face of Android fragmentation

You`ve probably have heard of the term fragmentation when referring to Android.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Google claims no shred of evidence in patent dispute

Cnet reports that Google's counsel followed up with it`s closing statements in phase two of its legal battle against Oracle on Tuesday morning.

Google+ is a virtual ghost town

Google’s social network Google+ may tout big numbers, but a new study suggests that social are anything but impressive.

Diablo III starter edition details

We all waited over 10 years for it and now it is upon us.

Mini iPad to use thin-film tech

Here`s a new mini iPad rumour, Apple plans to use "G/F2" thin-film touch technology for its 7.85-inch iPad, according to rumours it is to be released in the fourth quarter this year.

AMD A10-4600M Trinity review

Anandtech has extensively reviewed the new AMD A10 CPU for laptops, here`s the take away..

Monday, May 14, 2012

More AMD Trinity "leaks"

AMD "accidentally" posted a PDF (now removed) showing the upcoming APUs' graphics performance relative to Intel's Sandy Bridge CPUs.

Apple rumoured to buy German TV maker Loewe

Shares in German luxury TV maker Loewe jumped to a 10-month high on Monday on talk of a potential buy out offer from Apple. Loewe shares were up 30 percent by 0845 GMT at 5.92 euros.

Official Samsung Galaxy S III commercial

Samsung`s new TV commercial pitches it`s phone as "Effortlessly smart and intuitively simple, Samsung GALAXY S III reveals a new concept of smartphone.

Rumour: Retina display 15" Macbooks soon

According to 9to5 mac Apple is reportedly ready to launch a new 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop with a high-resolution Retina display and a Macbook Air like design.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Jailbreak for IOS 5.1 now being tested

Chronic Dev Team hacker Pod2G, reported last week of being able to get an untethered jailbreak running on an iPhone 4, has some news for all of you waiting to jailbreak the 4S.

Apple TV software update 5.01 available now

Apple has released Apple TV Software Update 5.0.1 for 2nd and 3rd generation Apple TV units.

AMD Trinity still on track despite rumours

Shares of AMD have been a little on the weak side lately, down 6 cents, or .9%, at $6.80, apparently on rumour about a delay of their chips called “Trinity”.

Foxconn boss confirms Apple TV

Surprise! guess who will be building the new Apple TV, that`s right Foxconn, as confirmed by it`s chief Terry Gou.

Is Apple using a different mapping technology in IOS 6?

Rumour has it that Apple will drop the Google Maps running on iOS since 2007 in favor for a new Maps app with an Apple backend.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Get the world`s smallest camera for $39

Yes, our gadgets are shrinking daily, like this for example,

Google Play passes 15 billion downloads

Good news for Google, Techcrunch reports: "Doing the basic math, that roughly means that Google is seeing about 1 billion downloads of Android apps per month, while Apple is seeing about 1.25 billion app downloads per month.

Apple dominates with 84% of mobile gaming revenue

Venture beat reports: "There’s a reason why so many developers feels iOS users are more valuable than Android: Apple is killing it in mobile gaming with 84 percent of all mobile gaming revenue in the US."

Ontario Teachers to oppose Sprint CEO's re-election

Reuters reports that "The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, one of Sprint Nextel Corp's key investors with about a 4 percent stake, will vote against Chief Executive Dan Hesse's re-election to Sprint's board.