Yesterday, the folks over at Skype released Skype 5.2 for Mac, a much awaited update to the video conferencing desktop client for Mac OS X which was previously criticized much. Hopefully, this new version will address some of the issues that existed in the previous version of Skype for Mac. Now, fingers are crossed for the official release of the Skype for iPad app.
There have been times when we think that the storage capacity on our iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is not enough. One may wish to store endless amounts of photos, video and music on their iOS device, without having to worry about the space running out. If you fall in this category, Kingston has the answer to your problem. The Wi-Drive is a WiFi streaming enabled SSD storage device for your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
An interesting development has came in regarding the Samsung vs Apple lawsuit. The Korean manufacturer has demanded that Apple show them the next generation iPhone, regardless of the fact that it’s still not known whether its going to be called the iPhone 4S or the iPhone 5, and the next generation iPad, possibly the iPad 3.
The like button is now as popular as Facebook itself. The like button celebrated its first birthday just a few days ago and it’s hard to comprehend the skyrocketing popularity this little button has garnered in just a short one year and now is as common on websites as bees on a flower. Facebook Headquarters on Monday have just released its newest sibling, the “Send” button which gives users a more private sharing option.
Taiwanese component manufacturer Gigabyte is all set to introduce a new contender in the already over-crowded tablet market. Right now, in the world of tablets, there’s only one reigning king The iPad. And then there’s everyone else. Despite the hype created by Motorala Xoom, it just wasn’t able to make its mark in the market. Gigabyte hopes to make it all the way by offering the dual boot tablet.
Last month Sony filed a lawsuit against George Hotz, also known as Geohot, for bypassing the effective technology measures. In fact, Geohot released a method to jailbreak and run custom Homebrew packages on Sony PS3 (Sony PlayStation 3).
The case is still in the courtroom, but it seems Geohot is planning to make Sony even more furious. While asking for help and support from his fans, Geohot also reveals his intention to jailbreak the upcoming Sony Ericsson Xperia Play.
Last month Geohot was sued for bypassing effective technology protection measures employed by Sony in PlayStation 3. The battle between the two parties is currently taking place in the court room, but Geohot unloads his ammo on Sony, all guns blazing, in the form of a rap on Youtube.
The day before yesterday HP unveiled its WebOS empowered Touchpad featuring 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon proecess, 1GHz memory and 1.3 megapixel front facing camera.
The company said nothing about Touchpad’s release date and price at HP’s event in San Francisco. However, it is communicated to BGR, through its some reliable sources, that HP is planning on having Touchpad in the market before the end of June.
This year’s Consumer Electronics Show was full of tables. After the release of Apple’s iPad, every company is hurrying around to release its tablets in the market.
Tablets of different sizes were displayed at CES 2011, ranging from 4-inch Panasonic tablet to 14-inch dual screen Kno tablet. As far as operating system is concerned, mostly android based tablets were announced in the event. See the full chart after the break.
Apple introduced a new feature “Multitouch Gestures” in iOS 4.3 beta 1 specifically for iPad. However, they have already made it clear that this new feature will not be released in the final and public iOS 4.3 build, saying:
This feature will not be enabled in iOS 4.3 for customers, but we are providing this preview to gather input on how these gestures work with your apps.