News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 24 Oct 2014
Microsoft’s Q1 fiscal 2015 earnings report shows a massive increase in revenue, which can be credited to the growth in Surface and Lumia sales.
To combat the rise in temperatures, researchers in Barcelona have come up with a material called hydroceramic, which lets buildings sweat. Learn how this helps to naturally cool down rooms, right here.
The newly launched Rooms app lets you create "rooms", which are not unlike message boards, and converse with users with the same interests.
Thursday, 23 Oct 2014
Microsoft's Garage team has unveiled its latest project, an Android-based lock screen replacement called Next. The lock screen is designed to simplify the user experience by placing all the important features directly on a device's lock screen.
Moving into a global role, Xiaomi's International VP Hugo Barra disclosed that the Chinese company will be moving its international user data to servers outside of China. Users in China will still have their data residing on local servers.
According to reports, Lenovo is planning to purchase BlackBerry. If this is true, it will raise concerns for both the U.S. and Chinese government. Find out more by clicking on the link.
Are you a fan of Back to the Future? Whether it's real or an elaborate hoax, Hendo is introducing the world's first hoverboard and hover developer kit.
Google revolutionized the way we email in 2004 with Gmail. They're attempting to do it again with a new app called Inbox.
Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014
There's a chance we won't have to juggle our passwords in the near future. The Passage app is not in its final form, but it could shape up to be an interesting contender for managing those pesky passwords.
The Android 5.0 Lollipop was made public last week, and you must be wondering which Android smartphones might get the update. Look inside to see if your phone is eligible for the upgrade!