Daily Archives: November 12, 2010

One of the things noted in my review last week of the Samsung Galaxy Tab was the inferior screen compared to the iPad and Samsung’s own Super Amoled Galaxy smartphones.

Well, it looks like Samsung already has plans to fix that with the unveiling of a second-generation Tab with Amoled screen in Japan this week, although it’s unlikely to appear before the second half of next year. Read more

No one can deny that India is going through a digital revolution. The country has seen a boom in mobile telephone usage, with subscriptions doubling from 300m to 600m in just two years, and its software services industry is thriving.

But in a country where some 42 per cent of its population still live below the extreme poverty line of $1.25 a day, the government has strides to make in bridging the digital divide, a new report released by the World Economic Forum says, especially if it wants to leverage information and communication technologies (ICT) to increase growth and development.
Continue reading “Digital India: less talk more action”

Waving at our televisions is replacing button pushing with the new motion controllers for games consoles from Microsoft and Sony.

The Kinect, launched in Europe this week, and Sony’s Move are inspired by the Wii, but what do they offer that’s better or different from Nintendo’s big success? – a question I sought to answer in the Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section this week. Read more