Technology News Archive - June 11, 2012

AT&T, Verizon Not Honoring Galaxy S III Dropbox Promotion

Two of the largest cellphone service providers in the United States will not be honoring a promotion that would give Samsung Galaxy S III owners 50GB of free cloud storage from Dropbox.

Windows Developer Apologizes For Controversial NDC Presentation

An attempt at a humorous, lighthearted presentation at a developer's conference last week wound up becoming an embarrassing gaffe for one of the largest technology companies in the world, after Microsoft was forced to issue an apology in the wake of the controversial event.

What New Apple Seeds Will Be Planted Today?

Bloggers, developers and other members of the Apple faithful have been winging their way to the West coast this weekend as they prepare for this year’s World Wide Developers Conference, (WWDC) which kicks off today.

Lenovo Adds Pay-As-You-Go Mobile Services To Its ThinkPad Lineup

Chinese computer maker Lenovo announced today that its ThinkPad laptops will have Mobile Access, a no-contract mobile broadband service that will be available directly from the firm, effectively cutting out the middle man.

Tiny Living Machines Self-assemble

Insight may help the development of methods to treat diseases at the nanoscale

Will Apple Make The MacBook Pro Lineup Prettier?

Despite it being the best looking laptop on the market, some users have taken notice of its Thinner, Slimmer cousin the MacBook Air and are wondering the MBP couldn’t stand to lose a few pounds.

'Outlier' Writer Gladwell Dismisses Jobs

Famous and prolific writer Malcolm Gladwell (Blink, Outliers, The Tipping Point) recently decided to express his opinions about the late Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs.

Android Head Not Leaving After Rumors Begin Flying

Google’s Senior Vice President of Mobile and Android chief Andy Rubin wants to put rumors of his impending departure from the search giant to rest.

Russian Language Firefox Will Feature Google As Default Browser

An interesting change is about to occur in the global browser battles as Firefox rolls out its latest version in the Russian market. No longer will Russian search engine Yandex be the default browser, instead, Russians will see Google search results.

Tablet Audience Overlaps With Smartphone Users, Used More As Video Device

The number of smartphone owners continues to rise in the U.S., and so does the number of tablet owners. Smartphone ownership rose from 9.7 percent of the U.S. population in Q2 2011 to 23.6 percent in April 2012.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.