Amazon Developing 3D Smartphone Without Using Glasses

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Amazon.com Inc. is reportedly developing some enhancements for their Kindle devices to compete more with the leading tab manufacturers Apple Inc. and Google Inc.

According to the poeple knowledgeable about the matter, the e-commerce company has recently been working on array of new devices including smartphones and audio streaming devices to broaden their reach beyond their tablet computers.

One of the smartphones that they currently working features a screen that allows 3D effects without having to use a glass. With “retina-tracking” technology, images will appear like a hologram and seems floating above the screen. . . . → Read More: Amazon Developing 3D Smartphone Without Using Glasses

Facebook Enhances Home Due to Complains and Low Rating

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The popular social networking site, Facebook, introduced their Home app a month ago. Though it was downloaded by many since it launched, it did not live up in its hype.

The Facebook Home was rated with only two stars in the Google Play store and the Home-preloaded smartphone HTC First exclusively available through AT&T was slashed off to 99 cents from $99. This is something to worry about for a multi-million dollar company.

In a meeting in their Menlo Park, California-headquarters, Facebook showed some enhancements of the Home to the journalists. These enhancements were . . . → Read More: Facebook Enhances Home Due to Complains and Low Rating

Hipstamatic’s Oggl for iPhone Competes with Instagram by Facebook

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Instragram by Facebook has been a total success among people who enjoy taking photos. While it is enjoying the popularity leaving other photo apps behind, there is this new photo app that seems to be making a name on the niche, the Oggl.

According to Ryan Dorshorst and Lucas Buick, Hipstamatic co-founders, this iPhone app is “a community for creative people to capture and curate their lives through photography.”

Inspired by the idea of “capture-first” shooting like any other photo app, Hipstamatic’s Oggl utilizes films and lenses and allows a user to edit the . . . → Read More: Hipstamatic’s Oggl for iPhone Competes with Instagram by Facebook

T-Mobile Announces 500,000 iPhones Sold and Acquires MetroPCS

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T-Mobile announced that they have sold 500,000 units of iPhones following their first quarter financial report Tuesday evening. The carrier started selling the phones on April 12 and the figures are still growing until now.

From the results of the report in the first quarter 2013, T-Mobile reported a decrease of profit compared the same quarter last year by 7 percent.

Earnings result excluding tax, depreciation, interest and amortization is $1.2 billion, down by 7.5 percent from the first quarter of 2012 but up from the fourth quarter of 2012.

On the . . . → Read More: T-Mobile Announces 500,000 iPhones Sold and Acquires MetroPCS

Wolfenstein: The New Order Coming Out Later this Year

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A new installment of the first-person classic shooting game Wolfenstein will roll out this year according to Bethesda Softworks. No exact date stated though.

The next part will be titled Wolfenstein: The New Order, is scheduled to roll out between October and December this year. As stated by the game publisher, It will be on PC, Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and the next-gen consoles.

Wolfenstein: The New Order will be developed by MachineGames. Developers will be comprised of Starbreeze Studios founding members which are also known in the first-person shooter gaming platform. They developed . . . → Read More: Wolfenstein: The New Order Coming Out Later this Year

iPad Users are Frustrated, According to Bill Gates

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Microsoft chairman Bill Gates believes that a lot of iPad users are “frustrated” by the tablet, and that the Surface and Surface Pro tablets have an advantage over Apple’s offerings.

Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman, claimed that many of the Apple’s iPad users are frustrated with their tablets. He also said that they will cover these frustrations with their Surface and Surface Pro tabs with good offerings than Apple’s.

In an interview with CNBC, the former Microsoft CEO said that the line between desktop PCs and tablets is gradually blurring. According to Mr. Gates, Microsoft’s . . . → Read More: iPad Users are Frustrated, According to Bill Gates

Samsung’s Problem Facing Unspent Cash Pile

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Samsung had reportedly increased their share in the market in the first quarter of 2013. Now, they are facing a problem – a good problem. Just like Apple, the South, Korea-based company has a pile of hard-earned accumulated cash. The problem? how to spend those cash.

After the revenue reports in the first quarter this year, Samsung has a 42% increase in their profit. The company said that their cash equivalent and cash increase about $40 billion at the end of the quarter.

The South, Korea-based company then paid their debts leaving a cash . . . → Read More: Samsung’s Problem Facing Unspent Cash Pile