Google’s Motorola unit has released its first Intel-powered smartphone

The Razr i is based on a mid-range model sold in the US that features an ARM-based Snapdragon processor. Motorola said the change of chip meant improved camera performance. However, it has also meant Google’s Chrome browser is not installed on the device. Intel just lately minimize its gross sales forecasts bringing up weaker demand. […]

Google unveils Nexus tablet made by Asus and Project Glass pre-orders

The device is made by the Taiwanese company Asus rather than the firm’s own Motorola hardware unit. It runs the new Jelly Bean version of Android. An 8GB version will be sold for $199 (£127) from mid-July pitching it directly against Amazon’s Kindle Fire. The firm also showed off its internet-connected augmented reality glasses revealing […]

Oracle squashes 78 software bugs in latest patch

Oracle yesterday deployed 78 different security fixes aimed at patching holes throughout its various database products. As part of the company’s January critical patch update, 16 of the 78 fixes were considered critical, meaning they could be exploited remotely. The fixes stretched across much of Oracle’s product lineup, including Oracle Database Server, Fusion Middleware, E-Business […]

New Intel chip takes fast jabs at iPhone, Galaxy Nexus

Intel’s new chip for phones is surprising in many respects, but the biggest shocker is speed. The “Medfield” Atom Z2460 chip for smartphones, announced at CES, handily beats some of the fastest phones on the market, review site Anandtech said in this post. Is this fast enough to be smartphone-market disruptive? Will battery life measure […]

iPhone 4S but not 4G

Today, Tim Cook, Apple’s new CEO, finally made the long-awaited announcement about the new iPhone. Apple fans and iPhone addicts were expecting the iPhone 5 with a new design, 4G technology and great technical improvements. However, much to our disappointment, the iPhone 4S, introduced by Phil Schiller, Senior Vice President of worldwide product marketing at […]