March 24, 2011

New AMD Graphics Card Support in Mac OS X 10.6.7 Hints at Upcoming iMac Update

Tonymacx86 Blog is reporting that Apple has included native graphics acceleration for some new AMD Radeon HD 5xxx and 6xxx series desktop graphics cards. Following graphics cards now have native support in Mac OS X:
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March 23, 2011

Sprint Introduces HTC EVO View 4G Tablet

Along with HTC EVO 3D, Sprint also introduced HTC EVO View 4G tablet that features a 7-inch 1024 x 600 resolution touchscreen. It also features two cameras – a 5.0 megapixel auto-focus camera with HD-capable video camcorder and a forward-facing 1.3-megapixel camera.
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Samsung Unveils World’s Thinnest Tablets Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 8.9

Pushed into a corner by Apple’s new iPad 2, Samsung today introduced redesigned Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9. Samsung announced the original Galaxy Tab 10.1 (about 0.5-inch thick) last month, but like every other tablet maker was taken by surprise when Apple announced the new super thin iPad 2 on March 2. Samsung’s executive publicly said that iPad 2 has changed the tablet game again like the original iPad and Samsung is working hard to bring a competitor in the market soon.
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March 22, 2011

Mozilla Launches Faster, Sleeker and More Customizable Firefox 4

Mozilla today released the newest version of open source web browser Firefox 4. Firefox 4 is the fastest Firefox yet. With dramatic speed and performance advancements across the board, Firefox is between two and six times faster than previous releases. Major enhancements to the JavaScript engine make everything from startup time to page load speed to graphics and JavaScript performance screaming fast in Firefox.
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March 21, 2011

NY Times: iPhone to Get NFC Based Mobile Payment System

In an article about mobile payment systems, Nick Bilton of NY Times claims that Apple is working on near-field communication (NFC) technology in next generation iPhone for mobile payment system. He wrote:
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AT&T Acquires T-Mobile USA for $39 Billion

In a surprising move AT&T and Deutsche Telekom today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which AT&T will acquire T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom in a cash-and-stock transaction currently valued at approximately $39 billion. The agreement has been approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies.
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