Tuesday, August 28, 2012

First images of iPhone 5 accessories

iLounge is reported to have leaked images for the new iPhone 5`s dock connector by a manufacturer called Scosche...

Monday, August 27, 2012

Samsung shares drop $12 Billion after court loss

Yes that`s 12 with big "B". Reuters reports:

"Samsung Electronics shares slumped 7.5 percent on Monday, wiping more than $12 billion off the South Korean giant's market value, as a sweeping victory for Apple Inc in a U.S. patent lawsuit raised concerns about its smartphone business, its biggest cash cow.

Apple vs Samsung verdict: Google email clinched it

Bloomberg reports:

"Velvin Hogan, foreman of the nine-member panel, said yesterday in an interview that jurors went through a “meticulous” process of determining that Samsung infringed Apple’s products.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Jury finds Samsung guilty of infringing on Apple`s patents

AllthingsD is reporting that today a federal jury in San Jose, California found Samsung guilty of infringing on a number of Apple patents and that the Korean electronics giant should pay more than $1 billion in damages.

How to get the start button back in Windows 8

Windows developer Ivo Beltchev has created a utility called Classic Shell that works with Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Microsoft launches new logo

Today Microsoft unveiled its new corporate logo. It`s four square tiles, one each of red, green, yellow and blue, next to a softer rendering of the Microsoft name.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Microsoft should prepare for a user backlash against Windows 8

According to usability expert Raluca Budiu of the Nielsen Norman Group Windows users around the world who know and love Windows will experience massive difficulties adjusting to the new Windows 8 user interface, going so far as to call the new UI “a cognitive burden.”

Monday, August 20, 2012

Apple`s iPhone business alone is worth more than all of Microsoft

In the first quarter of 2012 Apple’s $39.2 billion more than doubled Microsoft’s $17.41 billion in sales.

Friday, August 17, 2012

iPad mini and Apple TV allegedly in full production

Analyst Peter Misek has stated Apple‘s rumored iPad mini and “iTV” are already being assembled.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

iPad mini parts start leaking onto the internet

French website Nowhereelse.fr. has pics of they are calling an iPad mini cable that looks like it connects to the new smaller dock connector, headphone jack and the home button connector.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

iPad mini pretty much confirmed

9to5Mac today has gotten some pretty interesting details of Apple’s iPad mini.

Rumour: Surface RT tablet will be $199

Engadget is siting an unnamed “inside source” who attended a session at Microsoft’s TechReady15 conference and according to him the Microsoft Windows RT tablet will be priced at $199.

Monday, August 13, 2012

DOJ: want your data safe? get an iphone

A Justice Department official recently took the stage at the DFRWS computer forensics conference in Washington, D.C. and told attendees that the security in iOS is now so good that it has become a nightmare for law enforcement.

AMD set to release first desktop Trinity APUs in October

According to a Japanese web site AMD plans to release the A-series 5000-family accelerated processing units officially on October 1, 2012.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

iFixit`s guide to the least repairable notebook in the world

If you`re the proud owner of one of Apple's new Retina display MacBook Pros, you probably know by now that it is considered to be one of the least repairable laptops in the world.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Blizzard hacked, millions of accounts exposed

If you play Starcraft, World of Warcraft or Diablo you may want to change your passwords soon or right now.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Burner app lets iPhone users create temporary, disposable numbers

If you`re an iPhone users that requires some privacy Ad Hoc labs has the app for you.

Anonymous attacks Ukrainian government over Demonoid shutdown

On Tuesday, Anonymous took down several websites belonging to the National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Agency for Copyright and Related Rights, and the Ukrainian Anti-Piracy Association.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Samsung accused of using child labor

Activist group China Labor Watch has accused Samsung of labor infractions such as employing workers as young as 14 at its supplier’s factory in China.

Monday, August 6, 2012

Scott Forstall: "No reason to look to Samsung for ideas"

Apple`s IOS division head Scott Forstall took the stand on Friday in the Apple vs Samsung case in San Francisco.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Windows 8 activation policy change

Beforehand, OEMs that were shipping PCs with the most recent version of Windows would often share the same activation key.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Windows 8 has been leaked

The Verge is reporting that the final version of Windows 8 has been leaked and is out there on the internet.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Old Republic goes free to play

Bioware`s Star Wars: The Old Republic has officially gone to a free to play model.