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Google acquires British price comparison site

Google acquires British price comparison site

Tweet Google has purchased  British price comparison site BeatThatQuote.com for £37.7 million ($61 million) on Monday. "We think this deal is a tremendous opportunity for our company to develop new and innovative options for personal finance in the UK," BeatThatQuote managing director John Paleomylites said in a statement on [Continue reading]

iPad 2 released

iPad 2 released

Tweet Apple released the new iPad 2 last March 2, 2011. It’s thinner and lighter than that of its predecessor.  iPad 2 now has a Dual-core A5 chip which means that it can do twice the work in an instant. Surfing the web, watching movies, making FaceTime video calls, gaming, and going from app to [Continue reading]

Nokia to take up Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7

Nokia to take up Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7

Tweet A company that once led the mobile-phone market is throwing in its lot with another company. Nokia announced Saturday morning that it will take up Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 software in place of its homegrown Symbian. In the  agreement, Nokia will offer  some of its own software and hardware, such as mapping technologies, to [Continue reading]

HP Introduces TouchPad Tablet

HP Introduces TouchPad Tablet

Tweet On Wednesday,HP  has introduced two new WebOS smartphones – the HP Veer and the Pre 3 . Along with the new WebOS,  its widely anticipated new tablet, the HP TouchPad     was also unveiled. HP  announced that it will bring WebOS to the PC later this year. The 9.7-inch TouchPad features include a [Continue reading]

LG’s first tablet to be released on March in US market

LG’s first tablet to be released on March in US market

Tweet LG Electronics announced Wednesday that it would launch its first tablet computer in the United States in March as it gets ready to face with Apple’s iPad. LG said the G-slate was among the first tablet models to run on the "Honeycomb" operating system,  Google’s latest generation of Android platforms designed for [Continue reading]

Sony unveils “PlayStation Suite” for Android

Sony unveils “PlayStation Suite” for Android

Tweet At a press conference in Tokyo, Sony  launched “PlayStation Suite”, a cross-platform gaming store for Android-toting devices. Instead of launching the Xperia Play, which we’re expecting will land at next month’s MWC, Sony has announced a software platform that will allow users of all Gingerbread-equipped [Continue reading]

Facebook impedes plan to share contact information

Facebook impedes plan to share contact information

Tweet Facebook, in its recent  privacy wave, on Tuesday said that they are to impede the plan to share home addresses and mobile phone numbers of its members with outside developers of applications. On its developer blog, Facebook announced on Friday that  it would start granting developers access to home addresses and mobile numbers, [Continue reading]

Verizon launches HTC Thunderbolt

Verizon launches HTC Thunderbolt

Tweet During  the 2011 CES event in Las Vegas, Verizon Wireless revealed  new 4G LTE capable devices, like  the HTC Thunderbolt.  Peter Chou, HTC’s CEO, took it onstage to unveil the Android 2.2 powered phone, claiming that he’s been using it for a while and that it is very fast. In addition to 4G data [Continue reading]

iPhone users encounter glitch as 2011 starts

iPhone users encounter glitch as 2011 starts

Tweet A lot of  iPhone customers had some explaining to do when  they overslept to start the new year,  because of a malfunction to a glitch in the gadget’s alarm clock feature. Users who set their iPhone alarm for a single wake-up rather than recurring use discovered the alarm didn’t go off with the year’s [Continue reading]

Skype might be tagged illegal in China for its VoIP service

Skype might be tagged illegal in China for its VoIP service

Tweet China’s Ministry of Information and Industry Technology released a circular which calls for a crackdown on illegal VoIP (voice over internet protocol) telephone services. This move by the Chinese government seems to protect their three government controlled telephone service providers, namely China Telecom, China Unicom and China [Continue reading]

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