Apple Inc. went ahead with the predefined schedule of releasing iPad 2 in another 25 countries after its native launch in the US on March 11th. The international launch regions which were due for a release on 25th March were all set up for the product sale as per the original dates. The international launch kicked off in New Zealand, then Australia, and in other countries including France, Britain, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Canada and Mexico.
Facebook and other social networking sites may soon have to work out on a strategy to combat cellphone based social communications providers. Bill Nguyen, the big entrepreneur who sold his last company to Apple in 2009, is launching a new cellphone-based social network which aims to challenge Facebook's dominance in social networking beyond the personal computer.
Smartphone and other related device users will have to wait for a while for the open platform until Google finishes off the entire testing of its latest OS, Android 3.0, known as Honeycomb. The software was unveiled earlier this year billing it as the first version of its Android operating system designed from the ground up for use in tablet PCs.
If it is internet and browsing, it has to be a social networking site for once if not for all the time spent on the PC, such is the addiction that has engulfed all the age groups. Right from a little soul to a 70 year old, the obsession seems to be relentless. With reports coming in from Australia, in the country alone, around 20,000 underage users are banned by Facebook everyday. About 1/3rd of the overall population visits the site each day making it a huge proportion marking the social site.
Smartphone users in Britain who are highly addicted to their gadgets for Internet access mainly would soon be able to enjoy the online services at far better speeds. In the times to come, Mobile phone networks in Britain will be able to provide internet speeds up to 16 times faster than the current technologies after Ofcom, the independent telecom regulator in Britain, unveiled plans for 4G coverage.
A time when India’s strong tech savvy population is multiplying at a massive pace, some of the major global IT giants have apparently failed to notice the fact. This is specifically being referred to Apple Inc.’s response towards one of the fastest developing markets in the world that boasts of an increasingly wealthy, young population hungry for information, entertainment and the latest craze in consumer culture.
Battlegrounds don’t seem to take a sigh of relief especially when players like Apple and other web giants take the center stage. Apple Inc. has reportedly sued Amazon.com in a bid to stop the online retailer from improperly using Apple's APP STORE trademark, according to a legal filing.
Once again, the search engine giant, Google has come out in open accusing China of blocking the Gmail services. Several weeks of complaint from the Chinese internet users with regards to difficulties in accessing Gmail, persuaded Google to look into the issue closely. Finally on Monday, it came out with the following statement, “There is no technical issue on our side -- we have checked extensively. This is a government blockage carefully designed to look like the problem is with Gmail.”
Not even a fortnight has turned when Apple came out with its latest launch in iPad 2 and the distribution channel seems to have some obstacles in the way. The ‘Market Research Group IHS iSuppli’ revealed that the recent earthquake in Japan could cause shortage of Apple Inc.’s iPad 2 tablet computer.
A move that is making rounds at every news corner is the recent action which has been taken successfully by Microsoft and US federal authroites. One of the most productive and major sources of spam emails globally has been busted.