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Microsoft’s latest update of Internet Explorer 9 hits 2.35 million downloads in the first 24 hours, it’s not a big milestone on browser downloads in first 24. But, Microsoft is keen to make it a big hit. A post in the Internet Explorer’s official blog make use of the word ‘wow’ to explain the download numbers of IE9 in a day. But, with 8 million downloads Firefox3 got a Guinness World Record for the most software downloads in a day on 2008. Given Firefox for both Mac and PC, but it still beat Microsoft Windows’ new browser 3 time over. Anyways we like IE9, but we still think lot of modesty goes a long way.
The official Facebook application for Google Android has been updated and will let you upload photos from your mobile phone. The new Facebook for Android update v1.5.2 also has number of bug fixes and gets SSL layer security.This new update will bring added security and the ability to to use the mobile phone’s inbuilt camera to take images and upload them directly to Facebook. The pictures taken from the camera will be uploaded in perfect orientation.
HTC Thunderbolt is the first device on Verizon to support simultaneous voice and data over 3G. Online sources says that sale will be open from Thursday. The reports says that the device will not ship with the Verizon’s edition of Skype that features both voice and video calling support.
Google has released a WebM Plug in for Microsoft’s latest browser Internet Explorer 9. So, Internet Explorer 9 now got WebM Plug in support with ‘Preview’ from Google to make Internet videos more friendly. As a technology preview, the users are able to play all WebM videos just like the good Internet overloads intended them to, despite the fact that an additional download is needed. Microsoft said that it will allow for support and it appears to be following up on its word.
Cobra’s iRadar system is used since last years by iPhone users, seems to be Android users will be getting it soon. The Cobra used the gdgt live event at SXSW and announced that iRadar will be available for Android phones by this April. It consists of a standard dash-mounted radar detector and an app it takes advantage of your phone’s built in GPS capabilities to provide you the warnings of photo enforcement zones and other potential impediments to your inability drive 55. You can also share the radar alerts with the iRadar users.
The LG’s revolution is the only phone capable of streaming Netflix at the moment, but a enterprise hacker extracted a full system from the LG Revolution this week, make it happen into Android SPIN and subsequently pulled out Netflix juicy innards. The Apps APK is now freely available in the web now. Though it is not good enough, you can browse and add items to your queue. But if you try to play a video the app will informs that Could not reach the Netflix Service. So, the question is Netflix is just simply flip switch to it is waiting for DRM authentication from a Qualcomm MSM8655 Processor?
Google is likely to launch its own social networking site in May this year. According to the technology blog, the search engine giant will unveil Google Circles as its Google I/O conference in San Francisco, reports the Daily mail.
Samsung India Electronics now illuminates through the country with trio of smart phones Galaxy Ace, Fit and Pop. It is just sporting catchy titles, these Android 2.2 powered mobiles offers a boast of incorporating a superior multimedia features such as Active Sync, Social Hub, TouchWiz 3.0 and Quicktype by SWYPE.
The much touted Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 has been released and available for download and is available for Windows Vista and Windows 7 with over 39 language support.Microsoft has unleashed Internet Explorer 9 at the South West Interactive (SXSWi) event in Austin, Texas. Corporate VP of Internet Explorer, Dean Hachamovitch, has explained the hardware acceleration of IE 9 in Windows 7 and Windows Vista platforms.
Yet another new milestone fron Samsung, testing the limits of convergence, Samsung has just released a Wi-Fi connected robotic vaccum cleaner. It includes an integrated TangoView home monitoring system onto the unsuspecting families and pets of Korea. Like LG’s Hom-Bot, first seen at January.Samsung latest Tango Cleaner (Model : VC-RL87W) features an integrated video camera that lets PC, Smart phone, Tablet users treat the vaccum cleaner as a remote controlled surveillance camera. When not sweeping the floors. The relatively quiet vaccum cleaner operators at 48dB and features a microphone and external lightning.
Adobe has published a security advisory in reponse to a critical security issue in Adobe Flash Player. This vulnerability affects the flash player for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris and Android, it also imapcts authplay.dll componet included in the Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader X. So the entire population of the internet are affected by this, So the warning was the vulnerability discovered may cause crashes and potentially permit hijacking of systems. This issue also affects the company’s Reader and Acrobat Software Products. The better news now is Adobe has found it’s being actvely exploited ‘in the wild’ through .swf file embedded in a Excel spreadsheet, but a fix hasn’t been found until the beginning of the next week.