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
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
Mother’s Day is closing in, have you decided yet on what to give to your mother? Well, the combination of card and flowers are always the best though it’s old-fashioned. But if you are tired with the combo and wants something new for you mother, Barnes & Nobles Nook devices are on sale!
Available online and on store, the 7-inch Nook HD 8gb version is now only $149, while the 16gb version is $179. The bigger models, 9-inch Nook HD+ 15gb version starts at $179 and the 32gb version is now $209.
Also in . . . → Read More: Barnes & Noble’s Nook Tabs on Discount Sale for Mother’s Day
The European Union anti-trust officials backed the Cupertino, California-based company, Apple Inc. against a patent case filed by Google’s Motorola. The EU officials said that Motorola is abusing their position, being the market leader in Germany for smartphones. Motorola filed a patent infringement case against Apple for some mobile phone functions.
The EU have already came with a preliminary view after the investigation opened on April, last year. According to them, these actions of Google’s Motorola “amounts to an abuse of a dominant position prohibited by EU anti-trust rules.”
Joaquin Almunia, the EU Competition Commisioner, said in a statement that . . . → Read More: EU Backs Apple in Patent Infringement Case Against Motorola
It has been reported before that the biggest online video site, YouTube, is going to have paid subscription channels and according to the recent news, they are going to launch this program in this week.
This paid service by YouTube is said to include about 50 channels. If this would grow successful, this number could increase in no time.
According to the people familiar with the matter, a single channel subscription only cost $199 a month. YouTube also confirmed this news to CNET that they have been working on with this project though they . . . → Read More: YouTube will Launch Paid Subscription Channels this Week
EvLeaks, a very respected site showing leaks of the upcoming devices, has again released a photo of another smartphone that created a stir to the fans. But there are rumors already that this is either Google Nexus 5 or LG Optimus 2.
With this recently revealed photo created a rumor about the upcoming Optimus G2 of LG, there are also rumors around the block that this device is a product of the collaboration between Google Inc. and LG. If you have seen the Nexus 4 of Google and Optimus G of LG, there are similarities between . . . → Read More: Leaked Photo of a Smartphone, Product of Collaboration between Google and LG