Archive for the ‘Tech News’ Category

War of the Titans: Apple vs Operators?

War of the Titans: Apple vs Operators?

Till now, we knew that the war for mobile phone market share was limited between the OS developers and mobile phone makers. The biggest players in this war were Apple, Google, Samsung and the distressed angel Nokia. But a recent report, appeared in Telecoms.com, suggests that there is also an elite group of players who works also as catalysts in this war – the telecom operators. But it seems, though the users are in love with iOS based Apple iPhones or Android based Samsung Galaxy phones, the operators are in favor of the emergence of a new player in the market which can corner these two players, Apple and Google. And, their only hope is Nokia.

By On November 30, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Apple Gets A Number Of iPhone Domains Used As Porn Sites

Apple Gets A Number Of iPhone Domains Used As Porn Sites

A number of websites using iPhone in their name were being used for porn materials. Apple had lodged a complain against these websites and claimed right over them. This week, a settlement has allowed Apple to grab control of about seven domains which fell in this category.

By On November 27, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Apple May Become The Top Global PC Vendor Next Year

Apple May Become The Top Global PC Vendor Next Year

Apple is currently the the second-leading PC vendor globally. HP has the top slot right now. But with the sales of tablets like iPad 2, Kindle Fire and Barnes & Nobles Nook Tablet, HP may be in for a tough competition in the coming days.

By On November 26, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
SOPA: Have Your Say

SOPA: Have Your Say

The most heated topic on the internet is the US Stop Online Piracy Act or SOPA, in short. Most of today’s internet savvy people already know what this act is all about. For those who still don’t know about this development – it is a bill, presented in the United States House of Representative on 26th October 2011, which expands the ‘ability of U.S. law enforcement and copyright holders to fight online trafficking in copyrighted intellectual property and counterfeit goods.’

By On November 26, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Best Deals Of The Year On Apple Products

Best Deals Of The Year On Apple Products

While most of the world has been waiting for the Santa to deliver them iPad 2 as Christmas gift, it seems he may have more than just the tablets in store for them. As it is, Apple has announced it’s Black Friday deals on a number of products including iPad 2, iPod touch, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air.

By On November 25, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Novell Asks Bill Gates To Hand Over $1 Billion

Novell Asks Bill Gates To Hand Over $1 Billion

In a lawsuit filed against Microsoft, Novell has asked the tech giant to pay $1 billion. Novell has alleged that Microsoft had planned to use it’s WordPerfect writing program but later changed plans and this cost Novell a huge fortune. In the latest hearing, Bill Gates himself appeared in the court to testify against the claims by Novell.

By On November 24, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Apple VS Amazon – The Legal Battles Continue

Apple VS Amazon – The Legal Battles Continue

It seems like filing patent violation cases against rival companies is the favorite pastime of tech giants. And everyone, from Apple to Microsoft to Motorola, Samsung and Google is deep into this business. The fresh episode comes from a case filed by Apple against Amazon accusing the latter of illegally using the term ‘Appstore.’

By On November 21, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Air China And Gogo’s Agreement For In-Flight Entertainment Equipment

Air China And Gogo’s Agreement For In-Flight Entertainment Equipment

Some Chinese passengers get boring in flights, do you get bored? No worries! Gogo announces agreement with Air China Wireless in-air entertainment outfit to provide a trial of its service on Air China flights. For the first live trial on a commercial flight was on November 15 on a Boeing 737 en route from Beijing to Chengdu. So this live trials are expected to continue through the first quarter of 2012. Gogo in-flight entertainment systems can be installed on an aircraft overnight. But if Gogo can provide full service for the 13+ hour flight from New York to Beijing! Checkout the press release bellow for more.

By On November 21, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Thicker iPad, Thinner Macbook Pro And Metal iPhone in 2012

Thicker iPad, Thinner Macbook Pro And Metal iPhone in 2012

The new iPad, Macbook Pro and iPhone designs will come a new look, according to a claim by a website. While iPad goes thicker, Macbook Pro is all set to go super-thin whereas iPhone may come in a new metal body.

By On November 21, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Subscriber Identification in Mobile Networks: Changes in Subscription Models

Subscriber Identification in Mobile Networks: Changes in Subscription Models

Yesterday, we have seen how two recent innovations in the SIM card technology, the plastic card which identifies and authenticates a subscriber uniquely within a network, paves the way for thinner and better mobile devices. Today, I will focus the light on another concept that has the potential to affect the telecom space far greater than the nano-SIM or virtual SIM – a converged subscription model.

By On November 17, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Users More Likely To Pay For Tablet Apps Than Mobile Apps

Users More Likely To Pay For Tablet Apps Than Mobile Apps

According to a recent study carried out by Pew, less than 50 percent of the total cellphone and tablet users have ever paid for an app. Most tend to indulge into free versions and less than 20% have ever paid more than $20 for an app. However, tablet users are more likely to pay for an app compared to a cellphone user, says the study.

By On November 17, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Subscriber Identification in Mobile Networks: SIM Card Evolution

Subscriber Identification in Mobile Networks: SIM Card Evolution

It is more than two decades since mobile phone technology started its journey, and it is growing stronger, faster and smarter every day. We have seen many philosophical changes in the network designs. However, some basic things, like subscriber identification process and SIM card design, have changed very little – philosophically. Networks still use a relatively large physical SIM card to identify a subscriber. In an age, where an average consumer is expected to have multiple’ web enabled devices’, each device is identified by the network as a separate subscriber gadget. But, these philosophies seem to be challenged by a few recent technological innovations.

By On November 16, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Samsung Takes A Step Back On Legal Battle Against Apple

Samsung Takes A Step Back On Legal Battle Against Apple

In an unexpected move, Samsung has decided not to file any cases against Apple on the release of iPhone 4S in South Korea. This was a last-minute decision by Samsung. Analysts say that Samsung made the move so as not to embitter iPhone fans in Korea.

By On November 15, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Logitech Learns A Bitter Lesson From Google TV Based Revue

Logitech Learns A Bitter Lesson From Google TV Based Revue

After losing about a $100 million in losses, Logitech has finally decided to stop the production of Google TV-based Revue. The product was categorized among the worst tech-products of 2011 by many analysts. With a lousy software which created many problems for the user, Reveu has been a major failure in the market.

By On November 14, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Apple Ready To Replace First-Generation iPod Nano For Free

Apple Ready To Replace First-Generation iPod Nano For Free

Apple has offered to replace iPod Nano pieces sold between September 2005 and December 2006. The replacement is free of charge. According to Apple, over-heating may occur in some of these pieces due to a minor defect in the battery.

By On November 13, 2011 1 Response
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Topic List
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook