It’s already confirmed that the most-known social networking website called Facebook reached 500 million users. Yes, you didn’t read wrong, the number is 500,000,000 users and the amazing part is that took it only six months to go from 400 million to 500 million. Also a new blogging-like application is going to be launched in
M1 Singapore has just issued a news release about their iPad data plans which are available in both pre- and post-paid options. And best of all, there’s no binding contract to the post-paid plans. Read on for more details.
LG phone owners rejoice! LG Electronics has recently announced the opening of their new App store with more apps offerings to the consumers, including games such as The SIMS 3, Asphalt 4 Elite Racing and FIFA 09.
Details of Microsoft Windows 8 have recently surfaced on the web, and that is because Francisco Martin, a Windows enthusiast, has gotten a few powerpoint slides and posted it on his blog.
This afternoon, Samsung Singapore introduced the new range of Digital Audio Visual (DAV) products at their showroom in Vivocity. The products are designed to provide full 3D home entertainment experience, in addition to their Full HD 3D LED TVs which were in stores since April.
With Android phones getting immensely popular, it is no wonder the search engine giant is intending to roll out their web music service, which could be available by end of this year. This means Android phone users may be able to download music to their mobiles conveniently, like the other competition on the market today.
The new version of Skype for iPhone is out. This means that users can now make free Skype-to-Skype calls via their 3G connection. However, the company intends to introduce a charge for such service from September.
It seems like Google is starting to take the whole concept of user-privacy even more seriously than before, and it plans to do so by introducing encrypted search capabilities to its search engine, a feature which is conveniently absent in the offerings by most competitors. The caveat? It’s still in beta status, with no definite
In line with its ‘Don’t be evil’ policy, Google has announced the freeing of the VP8 codec which it had obtained from its purchase of On2 Technologies for use in HTML5 video, along with the new WebM container support for Youtube. But all does not look well for the codec which Google claims to be both patent
To celebrate Pac-man’s 30th anniversary, Google is launching their first ever Pac-man interactive doodle on 22 May 2010. You can play the game directly on the Google doodle, until next monday (24 May 2010).
Despite the dispute with Apple over Flash on iPhones and that Apple supports HTML5 instead of Flash, Adobe has announced that the new HTML5 solution will be made available for web designers and developers at the recent Google I/O conference.
Looks like the market for tablets is getting hotter, whether from ebook readers like Amazon Kindle, or the latest Apple iPad. According to news sources, Research in Motion, maker of BlackBerry mobile devices, could be developing a tablet.
Looks like Google is geared up to launch its e-book store. From various news reports, the search engine giant has managed to get almost all the permission to start the store and this could make it the most dominant electronic bookseller to Amazon and Apple.
This year may well be the year of the tablet/slate. News sources have reported that Verizon Wireless and Google are collaborating to develop a Tablet, which could well be a competitor to the Apple iPad.
With the growing popularity of Foursquare location-based social networking service, it is no wonder Facebook is also going to offer such location-based status updates for its users later this month. According to news sources, McDonald is also making a Facebook application that allow users to check in to their restaurants and have their product featured in the posts.
Skype is known for their voice over IP calls, but it is also one of the software applications in the market that supports group video chat (on various platforms). According to Wall Street Journal, the company has announced new group video chat service and subscription plans.
The new beta version of Google’s Chrome web browser boasts improved speed and HTML5 features including geolocation APIs and drag-and-drop. It also comes with built-in Adobe Flash player for viewing flash content.
Looks like Google is on an acquisition spree. It recently bought over Labpixies the week before and now, the search engine giant has just acquired BumpTop, a company that develops 3D interface for Mac and Windows machines.
Skyfire has launched their new version for Android phones and supports Flash, meaning users can view the flash animation and videos on websites. According to some news sources, the company is also making a version for iPhones and submit it to the Apple App Store later this year.
Sony Electronics Asia Pacific has announced their latest Blu-ray disc players for home users who want Full High Definition and 3D movie watching experience. The BDP-S470 and BDP-S370 feature Internet connectivity and allow users to access content found on BRAVIA Internet Video platform.