02 September 2012

Amazon, Motorola, Nokia to Battle Apple with Tech Announcements This Week

Amazon, Motorola, Nokia to Battle Apple with Tech Announcements
PCWorld (blog)
The first week in September is going to be a wild ride as Nokia, Motorola, and Amazon introduce new devices just before Apple is expected to unveil its next generation iPhone on September 12. On September 5, Nokia and Microsoft have scheduled an event ...

Iran, North Korea sign technology agreement
Last year, Iran denied a U.N. panel report saying that North Korea and Iran appear to have been regularly exchanging ballistic missiles, components and technology in violation of U.N. sanctions. Iran's state TV said the agreement was signed in Tehran ...

South Korea Reassesses Its Great Imitator
New York Times
SEOUL, South Korea — When a jury in San Jose, Calif., ordered Samsung Electronics to pay $1.05 billion in damages for violating Apple's patents for the iPhone and iPad, it did more than decide who had infringed upon whose intellectual property.

Exclusive: Nokia planning 4-inch 'Glory' Lumia 610 successor with Windows ...
The Verge
By Tom Warren on September 2, 2012 08:02 am @tomwarren 57Comments As Nokia plans to unveil two additions to Lumia Windows Phone line on Wednesday, we have learned of another device that the company is currently testing. According to sources familiar ...

Landing people on Mars: 5 obstacles
Getting a six-wheeled car-size rover safely onto the surface of the red planet? Daunting, sure. But NASA did it with Curiosity. Sending humans on a mission to Mars? That requires overcoming even more outlandish obstacles. Here's a look at five of the ...


iPhone 5 May Come With New Earphones
By Saqib Khan Till now we've been getting reports about the iPhone 5 itself, but now we have an interesting report about the not-so famous earphones that comes bundled with the iPhone. The new report suggests that the earphones of iPhone 5 will be ...


Pod of pilot whales comes ashore along South Florida beach; crews able to save 5
Washington Post
FORT PIERCE, Fla. — More than 20 pilot whales came ashore on a South Florida beach on Saturday, triggering a daylong effort by state and national officials, nearby residents and others to save them. By evening, five pilot whales — two calves and three ...

Links 1 Sept: Your Apple and iPhones Updates
Apple expected to introduce new version of iPhone on 12 September and an 'iPad mini' in October. Do you think it could be? Wouldn't it be a surprise if they just used the theatre booking to announce a new iPod or something? Sharp's production line of ...

Bill Nye on creationism: It's like teaching the earth is flat
CNN (blog)
" DNA studies suggest that all humans today descend from a group of African ancestors who about 60000 years ago began a remarkable journey. Follow the journey from them to you as written in your genes”. "Adam" is the common male ancestor of every ...

Office 2013 on Windows RT -- business as usual
Summary: The first tablets bearing Windows RT are now appearing in reviewers' hands, along with Office 2013 optimized for touch. While showing promise, the handling of touch operation seems to be business as usual for Office use on tablets.

Astronomers Find Millions Of Supermassive Black Holes
A survey of the night sky by NASA's Wide Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has uncovered a huge amount of information for astronomers – including the discovery of millions of supermassive black holes and a new type of galaxy.


Edge-to-edge screen for Motorola's next-gen smartphone?
TG Daily
Motorola Mobility and Verizon will reportedly introduce a next-gen smartphone on September 5 that features an edge-to-edge screen and works with LTE networks. According to Bloomberg, the device will run an unspecified version of Android, ...

Facebook Vows To Crack Down On Fake 'Likes'
Facebook is on the lookout for counterfeit “likes” that originate from malware or other automated sources, and claim to have discovered a new way to deal with these possible violations of the popular social network's terms of service, officials from ...


Greenhouse Gases Under Antarctic Ice Sheets Could Contribute to Global Warming ...
Latinos Post
By Bary Alyssa Johnson | First Posted: Sep 01, 2012 02:52 PM EDT (Photo : UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe) View of the Collins Glacier in King George Island, Antarctica. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon travelled to Antarctica to see the effects of climate ...

Latinos Post

First glasses-free 3-D TV with 4K resolution to be unveiled
Los Angeles Times
A Philadelphia company is expected to announce on Monday a 3-D TV set that features resolution four times as high as that of a standard 1080P HD TV and can be viewed without special glasses. Other glasses-free 3-D TVs already exist, but the company, ...

6 Apps You Don't Want To Miss
Lift helps you form the habits you wish you had. The app lets you create an unlimited number of habits –such as exercise, floss, or read more – and then check-in when you do those things. Lift provides weekly and monthly reports on how you're ...

The Columbian
By Susan Hogan, Star Tribune AP NASA Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died Aug. 25 at age 82. Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969. He radioed back to Earth the historic news of ...

Higgs Boson a new era in science, will change industrial technology'
Indian Express
The discovery of Higgs-like particle, also known as the God Particle, at CERN, the multinational research centre headquartered in Geneva, has raised several questions for both the scientific community and laymen who wish to understand what all the ...

Blue moon had many looking to the skies, taking photos
Los Angeles Times
People were looking to the skies Friday night to check out -- and photograph -- the blue moon. The best time to see the moon was at 7:13 pm, and many people posted photos to Facebook and Twitter. See a sample below. The next blue moon won't be seen ...

Yuhnke Commentary: Smaller tablet computers are about to take over
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
PHOENIX - Does size matter? Ok, get your head out of the gutter and realize that I'm talking about tablets here. How big does a tablet need to be to fit your needs? 10” has become the standard thanks to the iPad (technically it's 9.7") but is that ...

ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

Samsung Galaxy Note II: Up for pre-order
Zee News
New Delhi: Samsung Galaxy Note II is now available for pre-order at online retail store Infibeam (www.infibeam.com). The retailer is selling the tablet at Rs 38500. The website though has given no specific shipping date for the device and has ...

Zee News

Huawei Ascend G600 comes with dual core CPU, 4.5″ qHD screen
The Huawei Ascend G600 Android Ice Cream Sandwich device is the latest smartphone to enter the company's Ascend series complete with dual core processing power and a 4.5-inch touchscreen. It's positioned towards the lower end of the ladder, ...


Samsung Reveals Series 5 Touch Ultrabook at $799
By Sangeeta Mukherjee | September 1, 2012 11:05 AM EDT Dubbed the Series 5 Ultra laptop, the new Samsung sports a third generation Intel CoreTM i3 or i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 500 GB hard drive. The Series 5 Ultra features a 1366×768 resolution ...


NASA`s Kepler Mission Keeps Rolling and Discovering New and Wonderful Things...
Student Operated Press
By Ron G Anselm From watching third down conversions today to articles on NASA (got a little carried away today. College football starts and I am watching Notre Dame and Navy) we can see that extraterrestrial life does exist outside of our solar system ...

Student Operated Press

How AMD can "Steamroller" the competition in 2013
You've seen the Net coverage of AMD Mark Papermaster's Hot Chips Steamroller micro-architecture unveiling. Looks like what Bulldozer should have been in the first place a year ago, but some stuff is still missing to compete better against Intel.


HP Launches The Beta Release Of Open WebOS
Gone are the days of HP's TouchPad and Palm ambitions, but HP is moving ahead with its plans to make webOS, it beleaguered mobile operating system, live on as open-source supported platform. Today it's launching the beta release.


Facebook addicts are more likely to be women - and it's all down to their genes
Daily Mail
By Mark Prigg Women could have a new excuse for whiling away hours updating their Facebook profiles, scrolling through Twitter, or browsing online shopping sites. Scientists have uncovered new evidence of a genetic variant linked to internet addiction ...

Samsung: Apple Trying to Limit Consumer Choice
ABC News
Samsung on Saturday accused Apple of resorting to litigation in an effort to limit consumer choice after the iPhone maker said it was seeking to stop the sale of Galaxy S III smartphones in the United States. Fresh from its $1 billion court victory...

ABC News

A Windows user's life with the Mac, two months in
Giving up Windows used to seem inconceivable, but after two months, the change has hardly been noticeable. One person's experience of the mostly good, with some bad, about leaving Windows behind. by Danny Sullivan It's been just over two months since I ...

Amazon Kindle Fire sold out as new model expected
Many analysts expect Apple to introduce a smaller, cheaper iPad to take on the threat of the Kindle Fire and reach buyers who can't afford a full-sized iPad. In addition, Google just launched its own Kindle-sized tablet, the Nexus 7, and is selling it ...

Microsoft spies Apple vulnerability
Do you Apple lovers really think I make this stuff up, no I don't. Like I said do some more research on Google, you'll eventually find out the facts, I could tell them to you, but I'd rather see you stretch yourselves out of your Apple cocoons to ...

Amazon Kindle Fire sold out as new model expected
Many analysts expect Apple to introduce a smaller, cheaper iPad to take on the threat of the Kindle Fire and reach buyers who can't afford a full-sized iPad. In addition, Google just launched its own Kindle-sized tablet, the Nexus 7, and is selling it ...

iPhone 5 Photos, iPad Mini Peekaboo, And iMacs Galore: This Week In Apple ...
Huffington Post
Hello, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to This Week In Apple Rumors, our regular look back at all of the week's unconfirmed gossip, questionably-sourced reports, and blatant speculation about future Apple products from around the Web! Let's take a ...

Apple's Chinese Trouble
Apple triumphed over Samsung in its patent infringement battle in a US court, but miles away the results aren't that comforting for the world's most valuable company. Reports from China indicate that Apple's share of the smartphone market in that ...

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