duminică, 18 septembrie 2011
By: Gary Johnson | September 18, 2011
There are many of our readers waiting for the release of the iPhone 5, and here on Product Reviews we try and keep you updated with all the latest rumors and news regarding the illustrious device. This has heightened over the last few weeks, and we may have to be ready for iPhone 5 reveal on October 5 with release a week later.
An alleged inside source from Apple has told PocketGamer that Apple will be holding a press conference that will cover new hardware on October 5th. This is thought to include the iPhone 5 and the reported cheaper iPhone 4 lookalike. It is also thought that the company is planning on releasing a 3G capable iPod Touch as well. READ THE FULL ARTICLE: Product Reviews
By Jane McEntegart
Research In Motion's PlayBook tablet has been scheduled for an update to bring Android app support for a long time. Originally set for a summer release, RIM delayed the update, which will also bring other important features, until later in the year. Now it seems as though we might have a more solid time-frame for when that update might arrive. READ THE FULL ARTICLE: TOM'S GUIDE
By Douglas Perry
ZoomResearchers at the University of Michigan suggest that a reduction of the Wi-Fi clock during idle listening could give users more time with their phone.
Engineering professor Kang Shin and doctoral student Xinyu Zhang said that smartphones, including the iPhone, spend up to 80 percent of their power-saving mode in idle listening state, which checks the network for incoming data. However, they also found that this idle listening mode often consumes just as much power as when the phones are fully awake. READ THE FULL ARTICLE: TOM'S GUIDE
By Eric Mack, PCWorld
MOG has launched a free, on-demand music streaming service, putting it in direct competition with Spotify. The new ad-supported account option allows instant streaming of MOG's 11 million track catalog, and the ads will not start to show up for the first 60 days.
What's not clear is just how much music can be streamed for free. In its statement announcing the free version, MOG says free users will have "a virtual 'gas tank' full of music visibly integrated into the service. The refillable tank, called FreePlay, is built upon sophisticated game mechanics that enable users to earn free music in perpetuity, simply by listening, sharing with friends and exploring MOG." READ THE FULL ARTICLE: PCWorld