In an announcement which marks Acer's latest addition to the `budget' 7-inch Android tablet market, the company has recently unveiled its $169-priced Iconia A1 laptop. With the new Acer laptop having being launched in the so-described `Netbook-of-the-moment' category, it will apparently take on the likes of HP Slate 7, Lenovo IdeaTab A6000, and Amazon Kindle Fire.
Barnes & Noble' subsidiary Nook Media LLC revealed in a Friday announcement that its wide-ranging catalog of reading and entertainment content on the much-admired Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets is being further expanded, with the addition of the popular Google Play digital content experience on these two devices.
The user contract of New York City's upcoming public bike share program, Citibike, imposes a weight restriction on renting a bike; with New Yorkers who weigh more than 260 pounds (120 kg) not eligible to rent a bike under the program which is being funded by Citibank.
According to a Bloomberg report, the software designers at Apple are relentlessly working on some significant iOS changes to update the company's mobile operating system, so that it looks notably streamlined and improved, ahead of the company's Worldwide Developer's Conference scheduled to be held in the second week of June.
As a part of a project to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the world's first web page, the researchers at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) recently announced that they would be restoring the first website, so as to "preserve the digital assets that are associated with the birth of the web."
In a Monday announcement, LG Electronics revealed that has now started accepting the pre-orders for its 55-inch curved OLED TVs in South Korea; a move that underscores LG's attempts to retain a lead over Samsung Electronics with regard to the next-generation panel technology OLED - organic light emitting diode - which is not only more energy-efficient, but also offers better picture quality.
A study presented at the International Liver Congress stated that the chances of developing fatty liver disease are three times more among overweight women who drink alcohol.
On Friday, Tesla Motors announced a few new perks for customers who own its Tesla Model S electric sedan; and also made some changes to the terms of its service agreement.
In an acquisition deal announced on Thursday, Actian Corp. revealed that it has taken over ParAccel, the 2007-founded company which offers the Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) database of the same name.
On Wednesday, bigwig video-game console maker Nintendo reported its annual profit figures which fell short of the analysts' expectations, apparently because of stalling demand for the company's Wii U consoles and 3DS handheld players.
According to a study, there is an increased risk of diabetes in later life if one or more servings of sugary soft drinks are consumed on a daily basis.
The chance of the risk of diabetes increasing with a can of soft drink is about a fifth when compared with just one can being consumed in a month, according to European scientists.
In a move which underscores software giant Microsoft's ongoing attempts to strike strategic deals with all leading Android and Chrome device manufacturers, the company revealed in a Tuesday announcement that it had worked out a patent-licensing agreement with China-based device maker ZTE.
According to a UK review that happened on cosmetic procedures, injections to plump up the skin are a crisis waiting to happen.
Lasting harm can be caused by dermal fillers that are covered by same level of regulations.
Companies often put profits ahead of care in the cosmetic surgery and with this the cosmetic surgery had been `trivialised', as stated by the review.
Research has stated that most virulent strains of breast cancer can be blocked with small doses of aspirin.
The announcement regarding the painkiller preventing the creation of resistant stem cells that drive breast cancer was welcomed by cancer campaigners. The campaigners added that more research was needed to conclude this.
During the course of an extended interview with the Guardian, Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt said that new technology can potentially `democratise the ability to fight war.'
According to a new Wired report, citing a disclosure by Apple, the data which Apple collects for making improvements to its voice-driven Siri service is anonymized, and is kept on the servers of the company for two years before it is discarded.
In a move which marks the latest of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's ongoing attempts to bring the beleaguered Internet firm to profitability, some of the company's product lines are being axed so that more resources can be funneled into mobile.
After having commenced the roll out of the substantially revamped Yahoo! Mail interface in December, Yahoo has now followed up on that move, with its recent unveiling of a sparkly new dedicated Yahoo! Mail app for the Apple iPad and Android-based tablets.
The rapidly-growing field of digital assistants for mobile devices has now got a new entrant --- Sherpa, a virtual assistant app which is essentially an amalgamation of Apple Siri and Google Now for predicting as well as anticipating the needs of the users.
Somerset has a new health helpline number for providing medical advice to people but this helpline is not a 999 emergency.
The three-digit number is 111 and this can be dialed from mobile phones and landlines for free.
As per reports, the revised American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, also known as DSM-V, was released this weekend.
It emerged that in the list more number of people could be classified as suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and social (pragmatic) communication disorder. It is...
At 11.10 pm, Barack Obama recorded a historic win by defeating his rival, Mitt Romney by 100 votes. Obama was given 303 electoral votes by the major networks, while Romney got 203.
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Average price of gasoline has fallen by six cents since past two weeks and further plunge in the price is expected in the coming days.
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