Tomorrow June 23 is the day when Supermoon will occur. And tomorrow on June 23, at 4:00 a.m. EST, the Denmark-based Copenhagen Suborbitals plans to launch a rocket named the Sapphire from the Baltic Sea. The company’s main purpose is to test the rocket’s active guidance system so that in future they can send a human into space.
When Apple launched iTunes, it was the first true hub of digital music from notable artists and music houses. Today, iTunes is the most popular destination of online users when purchasing music. Today, the company owns some 75% of the digital market share.
According to the numbers trickling in from e-retailers, Sony’s pre-orders for PlayStation 4 have ran out pretty fast. Among these e-retailers is Amazon, who is now notifying customers that rather than applying for the ‘launch edition’, they can go for the ‘standard edition.’
Iranian elections are just around the corner and the event has taken on a global stature, given the immense interest of the world. While a lot of anticipation surrounds the elections in Iran, Google has now issued an alert about a large-scale phishing attack that has been launched against Iranian users.
When it comes to cloud services, Apple may be trading behind its competitors. Although the company has tried to turn the tables in its favor with iCloud, that doesn’t seem to be working. Now, Apple is bringing iWork to iCloud, in a bid to make its cloud offerings somewhat more enticing.
Apple’s WWDC 2013 is running at full speed. The company is spontaneously unveiling its upcoming products and iOS features. Few minutes ago, Apple showed off its latest Mac operating system, OS X Mavericks.
The Android game console market seems to get a boost. Although the OUYA console failed to satisfy a lot off users, new projects haven’t stopped coming. The latest is the Project M.O.J.O. Android game console by Mad Catz.
We recently reported that NSA had been tapping into Verizon’s phone records to access information about millions of customers. However, that seems to be the tip of the iceberg. It has now transpired that NSA has been tapping into the records of many leading internet companies in the U.S.
In recent years, a number of companies have started offering video streaming services. While some of these have attained considerable success, Netflix continues to be the most popular and widely-used streaming provider. This has been confirmed by the latest figures released by the NPD Group.
A number of smartphone vendors such as Samsung and Nokia are already making use of NFC in their mobile devices. Many people speculated that Apple would also introduce NFC technology in its future devices. In a recently granted patent, Apple has spoken about the use of NFC technology, lending hope to the possibility that the company may finally offer it in the coming days.
Yahoo recently bagged the popular blogging site, Tumblr, in a rather sizable buyout raking in more than a billion dollars. The buyout has been criticized by many, although Yahoo has vowed to keep Tumblr as awesome as it has been. According to reports, Tumblr’s Creative Director has now decided to quit the company.
One of the annoying things while travelling from one part of the world to the other is undoubtedly the timing. To overcome the timing issue, earlier we have seen researchers making a hypersonic aircraft that they believed could travel from New York to London in 1 hour. Recently, a company named Evacuated Tube Transport Technologies (ET3) has planned to make an Evacuated Tube Transport (ETT), a high-speed transportation tube, that could take us from New York (NY) to Los Angeles (LA) in 45 minutes!
California-based Vizio, well-known for budget devices, announced at CES 2013 that its brand new M-Series lineup of HDTVs would be hitting shelves at some point “later this year.” The Vizio M-series Razor LED smart TVs, featuring elegant, modern ultra-slim bezel designs, has started shipping to retailers such as Best Buy, Amazon and Walmart.
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