US computer chip maker Nvidia has finally announced the successor to its Shield portable game console, with the launch of a high-performance tablet on Tuesday. Called the Nvidia Shield Tablet, it is aimed at gamers who want the convenience of a mobile device. The older portable game console is still available, and is now called… Read More »
US computer chip maker Nvidia has finally announced the successor to its Shield portable game console, with the launch o...
A rise in margins has raised hopes that Apple Inc may be able to hold the line on pricing ahead of the launch of new iPh...
A new app gives users complete access to their partner’s smartphone, allowing them to see not only the text and Facebo...
The Twitter accounts of the Kenyan defence forces and its spokesman have been hacked by activists protesting about corru...
Microsoft Corp on Wednesday started taking requests from individuals in Europe who want to be removed from its Bing sear...
A rise in margins has raised hopes that Apple Inc may be able to hold the line on pricing ahead of the launch of new iPhones later this year. Apple’s shares rose 3.3 percent to a 22-month high of $97.88 on the Nasdaq on Wednesday. At least six brokerages raised their price targets on the… Read More »
A new app gives users complete access to their partner’s smartphone, allowing them to see not only the text and Facebook messages they are sending but also track their location using GPS technology. The mCouple app, developed by the London-based firm mSpy, can even be used to record voice conversations from a partner’s phone,… Read More »
The Twitter accounts of the Kenyan defence forces and its spokesman have been hacked by activists protesting about corruption. “All of you who have stolen money #Kenya, we are coming after you,” reads one post. The hacked posts were signed as being from activist group Anonymous. Kenyan military spokesman Major Emmanuel Chirchir often uses Twitter… Read More »
Microsoft Corp on Wednesday started taking requests from individuals in Europe who want to be removed from its Bing search engine results following a court judgment in May guaranteeing the “right to be forgotten.” Microsoft, whose Bing search engine has 2.5 percent of the European search market, follows market leader Google Inc which complied with… Read More »
Apple will refund up to $400 million to consumers ensnared in a plot to raise the prices of digital books unless a court overturns a decision affirming its pivotal role in the collusion. The settlement bill emerged in a court filing made a month after attorneys suing Apple said an agreement had been reached to… Read More »
A new social network says its goal is sharing among its users – including some of the profits. Bubblews, which is launching a new platform Wednesday, aims to bring together people by giving a small slice of ad revenues to users for each time they post or share. Founders Arvind Dixit and Jason Zuccari say… Read More »
Apple introduced the Macintosh computer in 1984 with a Super Bowl ad that portrayed its rival International Business Machines as “Big Brother.” In the ad, a talking head on a giant computer screen spouts platitudes about “information purification” to an audience of corporate zombies — until a woman dressed like a Hooters waitress destroys it with… Read More »
Google’s smart contact lens, that can measure blood sugar level, is on its way to be commercialized with the tech giant collaborating with Novartis to develop it. According to The Verge, the lens which was developed and unveiled by Google X in January, analyzes tear fluid in the eye using non-invasive sensors to measure a… Read More »
Samsung is under increasing pressure after losing ground within the smartphone market not only to cheaper Chinese rivals, but also to Apple, a survey has found. The South Korean company’s second quarter financial earnings guidance, issued last week, was significantly lower than analysts expected. Its operating income of 7.2 trillion (£4.1 billion) was down 25… Read More »