The recent performance tests of the June 4-releasing Sprint HTC EVO 4G – the first handset designed to run on the country’s 4G network - have revealed that though the network is capable of delivering notable speed enhancement and good coverage, it apparently does not boast anything “revolutionary” in terms of mobile communications.
In an attempt to reiterate its commitment to personalization, Google Wednesday unveiled a new feature which will allow users to replace the site’s distinctive white search page background with an image of their choice – thereby one-upping rival Microsoft’s Bing search engine.
According to a Wednesday announcement by Target Corporation, the company is on its way to become the first brick-and-mortar store to sell the Amazon Kindle e-reader – with the sale of the device at Target’s countrywide outlets beginning from Sunday, June 6.
The $259 price-tag of Kindle from the Target discount chain will be the same as the cost of the device from Amazon. com - the only site from which the Kindle had thus far been available.
Addressing the ‘D: All Things Digital’ conference in Rancho Pales Verdes, California, on Tuesday, Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs said that Abode’s Flash had “had its day” and that the technology was “waning.”
During the course of the All Things Digital conference on Wednesday, the 26-year-old Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke in defense of the contentious and much-criticized privacy changes introduced to the social networking service. Zuckerberg also said that he currently has no timeline in mind for Facebook’s potential IPO.
In a Monday announcement, AT&T said that it intends doing away with unlimited data plans for new and even the existing subscribers; substituting it with a comparatively much fairer tiered pricing or usage-based pricing offer.