Now, when you click Photos at the top of your Timeline, you’ll be presented with larger pics that fill up the page.
Circle Sept. 12 on your calendar, Apple fanboys and fangirls. Because rumor is that the next generation iPhone will be announced on that day — along with an "iPad Mini."
This little morsel of gossip comes to us via iMore's Rene Ritchie, who says he heard about it "from sources who have proven accurate in the past." While this sort of cagey sourcing is typically easy to dismiss, it is worth noting that Ritchie nailed the announcement date for the third-generation iPad a month ahead of time — thanks to similarly mysterious sources. (Perhaps even the same ones?)
Microsoft on Monday announced new keyboards and mice optimized for tablets and laptops running the Windows 8 operating system.
The new devices are lighter and more mobile, and will work with tablets running the latest versions of Windows 8 and RT, which are due for release on Oct. 26. The new mice and keyboards are wireless and connect to devices using Bluetooth, cutting the dependence on USB ports.
Tens of thousands of fans at yesterday's football double-header were left facing long queues and delays after the Visa payment system at Wembley Stadium went down.
Its service, with 1000 Mbps download and upload speeds, is 100 times faster than the Internet connection that most people have today. That means no more buffering videos, cloud gaming that doesn’t slow down the entire house, and the genesis of HD videoconferencing for the average Joe.
And it’s cheap. The lucky citizens of Kansas City—the first U.S. city to get it from Google—will only pay $120 or $70 for their gig of Internet access. And for those Midwesterners who are happy with a regular old 5Mbps connection, they can get it for free for seven years after paying a $300 construction fee.
If you have been waiting for the much-rumoured Facebook smartphone to be released next year, sorry to shatter your hopes. There won’t be a Facebook phone, atleast that is what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says.
Those champagne bottles are staying on ice at Facebook HQ.
The social network has been inching ever closer to the major milestone of a billion monthly active users (that is, folks who log into Facebook at least once a month). In April, as part of an amendment to its IPO filing with the SEC, the company announced it had 901 million monthly active users.
Some call it ‘The Clash of the Tech Titans’. The Wall Street Journal has called it the "patent trial of the century." The stakes are high for both Apple and Samsung Electronics as they prepare to kick off their much-anticipated patent-infringement trial in front of a California jury on Monday.