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
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
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.
The . . . → Read More: Asus PadFone Infinity impresses on high-end specs
On Tuesday, Microsoft has announced that its browser-based email service, Outlook.com, has progressed from its preview stage and currently available in the market worldwide.
It was in July 2012 when Outlook.com was introduced. This is considered as the boldest email move during the time when Google released its Gmail way back 2004. At first, the email service will remind you of Google’s email service as it has a simple interface and mega storage. On the other hand, the email’s People Hub and the look and feel of Windows 8 will give Outlook.com the distinct identity from its rivals.
Primarily, Microsoft . . . → Read More: Microsoft moves out Outlook.com from preview stage
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