The real race has just begun in Social Media With Google Plus and +1, the search giant has really waged a war for a key role in social media. Can it win? Let us discuss Without any doubt, Google is a big company in the tech world with its search engine, browser, mobile OS, maps, ad services and all other things, but still it really wants to grab a place in Social Media. The reason is simple, it want to know what people “like”. Facebook has already …
Not only the competitors, it also hurts the consumers Apple fans really want the cool tech giant to be open about its upcoming products and future plans. We all know Apple’s obsessions with secrecy, but still it is a mystery why it is so adamant in not throwing away this bad habit. According to critics, this secrecy is against the transparent development efforts of open source projects. Microsoft, for example, has a history of providing detailed roadmaps of future plans.
Don’t get deceived by its countersuit withdrawal Samsung’s withdrawal of countersuit against Apple is seen as a step to consolidating its position in other lawsuits. Samsung had countersued Apple on April accusing the Cupertino tech giant of infringing on a total of ten patents in three different countries. Now this countersuit has been withdrawn by Samsung.
Bugs fixed, provides same experience Facebook has updated its iPhone app with ‘various bug fixes’ and ‘improved security’. Few days before Facebook updated its Android app and now it has come up with an update for its iPhone app. Facebook claims that this new update 3.4.3 is more secure than its previous version and delivers almost the same user experience as seen on the previous version.
Why should Nokia join hands with drowning Microsoft? Experts predict Nokia’s deal with Microsoft to benefit software giant rather than helping the cell phone giant to rise. Nokia, the Finnish multinational mobile manufacturer went into a strategic alliance with Windows in February 2011. It makes Nokia adopt Windows Phone 7 as Nokia’s primary smartphone platform, while the Symbian is sidelined for mid-range smartphones. This deal has raised many eye brows in the tech industry.