Latest News - June 2011
- Roku to Fling Angry Birds into Your TV Set
- Bing and Facebook Team Up to Offer Social Search Results
- PSN Services to Be Fully Restored by EOW, in Most Areas
- SanDisk Intros Small And Speedy U100 / i100 SSDs
- Sprint Asks Regulators to Block AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
- Apple Updates iWork For iOS To Include iPhone And iPod Touch
- OCZ Shows Off RevoDrive Hybrid SSD / HDD PCIe Card
- Zinio Bringing More Magazines To Android 3.0 Tablets
- OCZ Touts Wild Z-Drive R4 Speed Records At Computex
- Call of Duty: Elite to Launch with Modern Warfare 3
All News for June 2011
You're used to playing Angry Birds on your smartphone, tablet and even your PC and Mac, but have you ever imagined what it would be like to fling these creatures across your swank living room HDTV? You won't have to wonder much longer. Roku, makers of the self-titled set-top box, and Rovio, creator of the uber popular cash cow known as Angry... Read more...
Bing and Facebook Team Up to Offer Social Search Results Bing & decide with your friends. Most of us ask family and friends for their advice before we decide what movie to see or new restaurant to try, because getting feedback from others is part of the decision-making process. Bing is a big believer in getting opinions from people... Read more...
The end is nigh for the PlayStation Network / Qriocity outage. In a press release issued late Monday, Sony said that full restoration of PSN services will be completed by the end of this week. The areas with full restoration will include the Americas, Europe/PAL territories and Asia, excluding Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea. Details for... Read more...
Small enough? Never is. Fast enough? No way. We always yearn for things that are smaller, better and faster than before, and that's where SanDisk comes in to oblige. The company has just launched two new SSDs for tablets and ulta-thin notebooks, combining SATA III performance with power consumption as low as 10mW. The U100 SSD series... Read more...
Although we cannot think of a single recent instance where regulators flat-out refused a merger, Sprint is arguing that they should do so with the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile union. On Tuesday, Sprint filed a formal, 130-page request asking the FCC to block the merger, saying that even if AT&T divested itself of key assets, consumers would... Read more...
Apple's WWDC kicks off next week, but there's some other Apple news to mull over before then. Well, at least for iPhone and iPod touch users looking to be more productive on their mobile devices. The company has just announced that the iWork productivity apps -- Keynote, Pages and Numbers -- are now available for... Read more...
OCZ's really firing on all cylinders this week at Computex. Aside from breaking records with their Z-Drive, they're also combining an SSD and HDD on a single PCIe card for one of the most awe-inspiring desktop storage solutions that we've seen in quite some while. The new RevoDrive Hybrid improves upon the older RevoDrive design by stuffing... Read more...
Is tablet publishing really the future for publishers? It's still pretty early to say for sure, but there's no question that it's having an impact. Zinio is a major player when it comes to distribution, and now they'll be making it easier for end-users to get digital mags on Android. The company this week announced that their delivery app... Read more...
Yow! OCZ Technology has always been about shattered records and making impressive numbers look like old hat with even more impressive numbers, and they're doing it again at this year's Computex. The company has achieved a new performance record at the show, delivering one million 4K write IOPS and 1.5 million read IOPS on a Z-Drive-equipped... Read more...
Activision has added that Nov. 8 will include more than just the launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. It will also launch Call of Duty: Elite, a social-networking twist to a first-person player shooter's multiplayer component. There will be a free version of Call of Duty: Elite, and a premium (paid) version as well. It's unclear how much... Read more...