Toshiba’s latest quarterly results aren’t very good – the company’s revenues are down and despite generating $18.5 billion in revenue Toshiba actually lost $136 million.
Year over year revenue fell by 9% – that includes PCs, TVs and all sorts of electronic devices and appliances. Read more »
Back in July of 2010 the US government ruled that jailbreaking and rooting weren’t a crime as long as the intention behind them isn’t circumventing copyright.
The ruling is set to expire soon and unless renewed, jailbreaking and rooting of smartphones will become illegal once again. Read more »
Motorola has outed an article and video on building classrooms of the 21 century, where focus falls on using the Xoom tablet as an interactive tool for teaching and learning.
Now that, normally, would be all fine and good but the problem lies with the fact that Motorola, sly as they are, have released the video and article on the same day that Apple had their textbook-centric event in New York (touche!) Read more »
Motorola has started rolling out an OTA Ice Cream Sandwich software update to its Xoom Wi-Fi tablet but sadly only users in the US can take advantage so far.
Among the new features are a faster, updated browser, swipe to dismiss notifications, tasks, browsers tabs, the new app launcher, resizable widgets and more. Read more »
Angry Birds Seasons The Year of the Dragon update is here at last and it starts off as an iOS exclusive.
Users get 15 new levels filled with lanterns, fireworks, Chinese knots, the lot. The Mighty Eagle add-on is transformed into the (wait for it) Mighty Dragon and is free on iOS, Android and Symbian^3 (ordinarily it costs around $0.99). Read more »
Kindle Fire users are reporting that an OTA update is rolling out, bringing the Kindle Fire software version up to v6.2.2. Amazon still hasn’t officially announced it though.
The most notable feature of the update is full-screen mode for the web browser of the Kindle Fire. Read more »
Last February Volkswagen showed the World its “The Force” commercial, which quite frankly rocked.
Now it’s that time of the year again – the Superbowl, America’s sports event slash holiday and Volkswagen seem keen to take over the TV sportlight (get it) once again. What we have is a teaser promo for the sequel – The Bark Side. Read more »
If you’re not familiar with projection mapping (or video mapping), it’s a way to convey movement and artistic effects to an object that’s standing still.
We’ve seen those done by Samsung and LG on various buildings in various cities, especially 3D projection mapping. It looks awesome and, for me, is an art form all on its own. Read more »
Google+ is going to add a simple edit tool for your future picture uploads, giving you the option to make captions to them.
Those of you familiar with meme captioning of pics should know what we’re talking about. Read more »
HzO WaterBlock is a technology that utilizes invisible vapor coating that wraps around your device’s innards.
HzO’s protective nano-sized molecules protect the device’s electronics, like processor, RAM, radio chips and more from moisture. Read more »
The INFOBAR CO1 is part of a 5 smartphones lineup announced yesterday by Japanese carrier KDDI au.
It is the most interesting in the lineup and offers a heavily overhauled UI based on Android 2.3 Gingerbread (iida UI), colorful looks and hardware numpad to go with its touchscreen display. Read more »
The ChronicDevTeam courtesy of member @DHowett, iOS developer, has a video showcasing an untethered jailbreak on an iPhone 4S, running on iOS 5.0.1.
This sort of a jailbreak solution has been available on A4-powered iDevices but, up until now, it had its ups and downs on the A5-powered iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. Read more »
A new video teaser draws attention to the upcoming Angry Birds Seasons update. It has a Chinese new year theme and is touted for January 23.
The video doesn’t exactly show anything new but nonetheless confirms that we’re in for a new Seasons title. Check out the video after the break. Read more »
With all the new gadgets at CES taking our attention, we missed a nice little update for Android that Google unveiled. Google Search received an update yesterday that brings some speed improvements and novelties to Android 2.2 (Froyo), 2.3 (Gingerbread) and 3.x (Honeycomb).
The new features include search suggestions (where Google completes your search with logical results), a refreshed look, suggestions grouping by type and local-specific results for countries with Google domains. Read more »
The OnLive Desktop app is now available for download over at the App Store for free. The app is an iPad exclusive and gives you access to a copy of Windows 7 with Word, Excel and PowerPoint plus 2 GB of free cloud storage.
If you’re really into the whole using-iPad-as-a-desktop solution you could opt for the Pro version of OnLive Desktop. Read more »