Apple iOS browser restrictions affect Mozilla Firefox

Apple iOS browser restrictions affect Mozilla Firefox

According to Jay Sullivan, the Mozilla Vice President, Apple Inc. is not too friendly to third-party browsers such as Firefox. The browser will not be available to Apple products like iPhones and iPads until the company makes a decision in loosening the restrictions for iOS browsers.

A report was presented that the rules of Apple make it so difficult for Firefox to build-up its browser on the iOS platform of Apple. Sullivan noted that the current rules are forbidding browsers that are not using the WebKit version of Apple. Additionally, the requirements of Apple’s WebKit prevent the users from setting-up . . . → Read More: Apple iOS browser restrictions affect Mozilla Firefox

Facebook presents new design for News Feed

Facebook presents new design for News Feed

A new design for Facebook.

On Thursday, Facebook has announced that they have redesigned extensively the News Feed of the social networking site. This is the front page users see accessing the site.

According to Facebook’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg, the redesigned News Feed is being described as more visual and lets the users select the topics that are of more importance to them. Additionally, the links to articles and images are a lot bigger compared to the current visuals, which makes it much easier to view especially on mobile screens.

CEO Zuckerberg stated that this design is reflecting . . . → Read More: Facebook presents new design for News Feed

Microsoft penalized for violating EU antitrust order

Microsoft penalized for violating EU antitrust order

On Wednesday, European regulators have fined Microsoft with an amount of $731 million. This is a punishment for failing to put up with an antitrust sanction, which fortifies the long-established perseverance of EU on fair competition.

Additionally, this huge amount of fine also warned that Europe would not be easily influenced by Facebook and Google to back down from increasing individuals’ online privacy rights. This is a policy that the United States media and tech companies compete, interfering online advertising’s global development.

According to a principal analyst at a tech industry research firm Pund-IT, Charles King, this very event draws . . . → Read More: Microsoft penalized for violating EU antitrust order

Smartphones to increase sales in 2013

Smartphones to increase sales in 2013

Smartphones selling great for 2013′s first quarter.

According to market researcher IDC, there will come a day that the sales of smartphone s will be outpacing thoe feature phones. This is because of more 4G wireless networks and lower-cost gadgets.

Smartphones are finally on the peak of outpacing feature phones in sales globally.

For several years, there are analysts who have been setting predictions that these smartphones would overtake basic feature phones regarding worldwide profits. A report was presented that manufacturers are estimated to ship 918.6 million devices this year. This estimated figure is also expected to increase up to . . . → Read More: Smartphones to increase sales in 2013

Asus PadFone Infinity impresses on high-end specs

Asus PadFone Infinity impresses on high-end specs

PadFone of Asus will make it big in the market.

If you are trying to come up with a marketable brand that will surely make it big to the market, “PadFone” would not be the first name that you’ll think. However, this amazingly peculiar name worked for Asus.

On Tuesday, Asus announced that it would be continuing to release its PadFone line starting with its PadFone Infinity. Basically, it is a 5-inch LTE smartphone that becomes a 10.1-inch tablet everytime it’s docked into the included PadFone Infinity Station. It is expected to be released this April for 999 euros.

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Sony to drop PS3 price as it gives way to PS4

Sony to drop PS3 price as it gives way to PS4

Sony, the manufacturer of the famous PlayStation, will be having its first PlayStation meeting on Wednesday since 2011.

A lot of people are expecting that Sony will launch ita new console PlayStation 4. On the other hand, the company is also expected to announce something about its PS3. Rumors indicated that Sony will be dropping off the price of the PS3 console.

According to a popular games industry analyst from Wedbush Securities, Michael Pachter, after the PlayStation meeting, people should be expecting Sony to lessen the price for its PS3. Currently, the machine with 500GB is now at $299. However, . . . → Read More: Sony to drop PS3 price as it gives way to PS4