Microsoft has announced its intention to acquire Yammer for $1.2 billion in cash. The company will be part of the Microsoft Office Division and will be headed by the division President Kurt DelBene.
For those who are not aware, Yammer is an enterprise social networking service. Think of it as Facebook for the corporations. The company was started four years ago and currently has 5 million corporate users, which includes employees from 85 percent of the Fortune 500 companies. Read more »
The AT&T exclusive Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate i577 is not the first Android smartphone with eco credentials from the Korean giant. However, the LTE packing, inconspicuously looking handset offers last year’s top shelf spec sheet to go with its low price . All in all, enough to get us curious.
The Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate features a Qalcomm Snapdragon S3 chipset with two 1.2 GHz Scorpion cores, and a gig of RAM. Read more »
Skype announced today that their Android app has surpassed 70 million downloads from the Google Play Store.
The achievement is celebrated with a special infographic showing the progress the app has made to become the most popular video calling application for Android. Read more »
The long rumored Google Nexus tablet manufactured by ASUS has revealed its specs and its pretty face thanks to a leaked internal training document. And here’s what it’ll probably look like.
As usual with rumors, you should take this with a pinch of salt, but it all looks pretty real to me and matches most of the previous rumors. It’s got the curved front like the previous Nexus family members, too.
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With the retail availability of the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity 700 quickly approaching, a promo video of the slate has emerged. Narrated by the people, who were directly involved in its development of the slate, the video showcases some of the talents which the Transformer Pad Infinity has on tap.
As you probably know by now, the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity 700 shapes up to be one of the best equipped Android tablets this far into 2012. Read more »
This might not be the stuff of major announcements and news releases, but it is likely a bigger deal than many of them. In the stealthiest of all fashions, Apple has quit bragging about the invincibility from computer viruses of the OS X operational system, which powers the giant’s computers.
The change regards the marketing messages on Apple’s website, which highlight the qualities of the Mac operating system. Read more »
Just days after the exciting Windows Phone 8 announcement we have the Lumia 900 at our doorstep.
The Nokia Lumia 900 immediately felt special with its glossy white finish and gorgeous display. Jump past the break for more. Read more »
Mozilla is cooking something big, according to their Twitter teasing a major Firefox update on Android. At least that’s what it looks like.
There are virtually no indications on what the ‘something BIG’ part might be, but judging from the not so many Firefox goodies the browser has seen on Android, it’s safe to assume the announcement is in this ballpark.
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When AMD released the HD 7970 last year, it was the fastest single-GPU graphics card on the market. That was until NVIDIA launched their GTX 680, which took the crown from AMD and left the 7970 with a bloody nose.
Now AMD is back with a tweaked version of the HD 7970, called the HD 7970 GHz Edition, to take back what’s now rightfully theirs, the title of the fastest single-GPU graphics card. Read more »
BioWare has just announced the Extended Cut DLC for Mass Effect 3 will be released on June 26 worldwide for PC and Xbox 360. The PlayStation 3 update will be pushed on June 26 in North America and July 4 for the rest of the world.
The DLC is free, weighs almost 2GB and expands the cinematic sequences at the end of the game. Once again – there won’t be any changes on the story, just more answers and closure. Read more »
We’ve had a lot of requests for all sorts of tests of the PureView’s camera capabilities, and one which caught our eye was using the device to shoot one of our hands-on videos.
And what more appropriate smartphone to put in front of the camera than…another PureView! PureViewception anyone? Check out our video to see how well it did. Read more »
The Nike+ running app provides a nifty way to track your workouts as well as receive recommendations on how to improve for your next workout, as well as compete against your friends or anyone in the Nike+ community.
The app, which has been an iOS-exclusive until now, finally lets Android users join the party. Read more »
What we have in the office is something special. LG’s new flagship is at our door and it looks eager to strut its stuff and flex some quad-core muscles.
The LG Optimus 4X HD has a strong claim as one of the best phones on the market right now. And if quad-core Tegra 3 processing, True HD-IPS display of 720p resolution and Android 4.0.3 aren’t enough by themselves, take a peek inside for our video of the 4X HD in action. Read more »
You all remember the sleek hardware that Microsoft presented last week. Called Surface, the tablet has two versions – one with a Tegra 3 chipset, running Windows 8 RT, and another one with a proper x64 processor by Intel – that one running regular Windows 8 Pro. We’ve all been wondering what sort of pricing would the new tablets have.
Well, know we sorta know. According to “a close source to Microsoft”, the Tegra version will have a price tag of $599 and the Surface Pro will go for $999. Read more »
Apple has announced to its registered iOS and Mac developers they’ve included 32 more countries in its promised AppStore expansion.
Tim Cook did promise this would eventually happen at the WWDC, but never got into specifics. So, here’s the list of countries. Read more »