PTCL / PEMRA BLOCK INTERNET IN PAKISTAN

Not realizing that the protesters “protesting” on the streets of Pakistan don’t have access to high speed internet nor the knowledge and expertise to search and view the undesirable content on websites like YouTube, PTCL and PEMRA have started blocking the websites indiscriminately and irresponsibly without regard how it might be affecting the real and genuine . . . → Read More: PTCL / PEMRA BLOCK INTERNET IN PAKISTAN

The new refined version of Samsung Galaxy Note

By HARRY MCCRACKEN

If you find the very idea of Samsung’s Galaxy Note — the tablet-like phone with a humongous 5.3″ screen and a pen for note-taking and sketching — fundamentally absurd, I understand. And this article isn’t for you. So long for now; see you soon, I hope.

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Samsung’s Galaxy S II becomes company’s quickest selling phone

Samsung sold three million of its original Galaxy S phone in 85 days. A few months later, a full ten million had been moved. Now, it looks as if the superphone’s proper successor may put that latter statistic to shame.

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Google Steps Up Its Search Engine Game

Google makes one of the world’s leading mobile operating systems. It does e-mail and an office suite and photo sharing and Internet phone service, and does them all well. It’s even getting into solar power and is trying to invent the self-driving car. But for all its far-flung ambition, the company isn’t synonymous with many things. It’s . . . → Read More: Google Steps Up Its Search Engine Game

The next Android – Ice Cream Sandwich

The next Android phone version Ice Cream Sandwich has one clear motive: to put a stop to having dozens (ok, under ten) different versions of Android on devices. Yes, fragmentation. Not just for phones, it’s Google’s “most ambitious” update yet.

It’s not just for phones…

We’ll be seeing Ice Cream Sandwich on phones, tablets, computers…

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RIM is bringing secure enterprise solution to Android

Though Blackberry devices served their purpose during their time, lately they are losing all of their clientele to Android and iOS. Within the consumer world, this is mostly due to the user interface and aesthetics, but there are reasons why the business world is still mostly sticking with Blackberry. It is common knowledge that Research . . . → Read More: RIM is bringing secure enterprise solution to Android

Don’t Declare Victory For Android Just Yet

As 2010 ends with Android growing faster than any other smartphone platform, some are declaring 2011 as the year of Android, imagining that it will vanquish all competitors like Windows did after 1995.

But if that’s so, why are phone makers hedging their bets with alternate platforms?

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An Apple a Day Keeps the Wikileaks Away

The recent removal of the Wikileaks app from the Apple Online Store has caused a backlash from the advocates of freedom of expression/speech. In recent weeks, companies like Amazon, PayPal, Visa, Mastercard have all started denying services to WikiLeaks, and Apple has become the latest one to join the list. Blocking or allowing uncensored access . . . → Read More: An Apple a Day Keeps the Wikileaks Away

Google unveils Chrome OS notebook for test scheme

Google has delayed the launch of its much anticipated laptop, powered by its Chrome operating system, until 2011.

Instead, Google announced a pilot programme aimed at people who “live on the web”.

Chrome OS is Google’s boldest bid yet to challenge Microsoft’s market dominance with Windows software.

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