Leap Motion technology will soon be arriving on your Windows laptops and PCs. Earlier today the company posted a video on its blog showing the technology in action on a Windows computer.
The Indian government will ask popular Internet-based free video calling service Skype and other such applications providers to set their servers in India in order to continue providing their services here. According to a ToI report, the government feels that ‘unregulated Internet architecture in India and highly decentralized encrypted structure of Skype makes it difficult for the security agencies to monitor the service, which could be misused to breach the national security.
Asus today has announced the latest device in its portfolio called the Asus Zenbook Infinity. The Zenbook Infinity, Asus says, is the “world’s first Ultrabook with a lid made from Corning Gorilla Glass 3” and will be unveiled in a few weeks at Computex 2013 in Taipei.
Lava has launched the Iris 458q as its first quad-core processor run smartphone. As more local players now boast their multiple-core processor phones and tablets, Lava is trying to tap the potential segment with the Iris 458q which has been launched for Rs 8,999.
An 18-year-old Indian-origin girl in the US has developed a potentially revolutionary device that can charge a mobile phone in just 20 seconds, a media report said.
Not even 24 hours after announcing the acquisition of Tumblr for $1.1 billion, Yahoo has announced it is bringing 1TB of storage to Flickr users. Users with free Flickr accounts will get 1TB (1,024GB) of cloud storage to save their photos in full resolution. This probably makes Flickr the only photo sharing service to offer 1TB of free storage. Yahoo claims it is 70 times bigger than what competition is offering.
In the world of gaming consoles, Sony and Microsoft are arch rivals. Sony used to be dominant in the early 2000′s as the PlayStation 2 was the console to beat, but Microsoft roared back in 2005 when it launched the Xbox 360 and beat Sony to the next generation gaming party by a year. In February, Sony set off to change this and announced the hardware spec of the PlayStation 4, but it failed to showcase the actual console. It so happens that Sony has just teased the console itself, just about 24 hours before Microsoft is slated to make announcements regarding the next Xbox.
Samsung has for long been in the buzz to launch a rugged version of the Galaxy S 4 rumored as the Galaxy S 4 Active. It seems like these are not plain rumors as a set of alleged images of Active have been spotted by a tipster at GSMArena. The photos show a Samsung phone which looks quite similar to the Galaxy S 4 from the front, but sports what looks like a metallic, red and black colored frame with bolts on the back.
BlackBerry India has just made buying and owning select BlackBerry phones easier by announcing attractive EMI schemes. The new EMI schemes are currently applicable on the Blackberry Curve 9220 and the BlackBerry Z10.
While announcing its $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr today, Yahoo promised not to “screw it up” and will let Tumblr remain an independent entity that will continue to operate from its own HQ with its staff and product roadmap remaining unchanged. The announcement notes from both companies were very unlike what one would expect from an all-cash $1.1 billion transaction with Tumblr CEO, David Karp, closing his notes with “Fuck Yeah.” While we have already seen Yahoo’s press release announcing the deal, read on for Karp’s memo to his staff.
Samsung seems like readying itself to hit Apple even in the PC category too. The company has revealed a new 13.3-inch display panel offering 3200×1800 pixels resolution for ultrabooks at the Display Week 2013. With this resolution, it offers much higher pixel density than Apple’s MacBook Pro 13 (2560×1600 pixels) and MacBook Pro 15 (2880×1800 pixels) Retina Display models.