Daily Archives: November 11, 2012

With many major events these days, record-breaking levels of engagement on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook are customary, and this week’s presidential election was no exception.

After his re-election was announced, a photo of President Barack Obama hugging his wife that was posted on Twitter and Facebook became the most liked and most popular tweet of all time. But others argued big data might have been the real winner of this year’s presidential election. Read more

When Apple filed suit against HTC for patent violations in 2010, it was the first time the California-based company had turned its legal arsenal on an Android phone-maker.

Two years, and many more lawsuits later, Apple and HTC’s decision to settle those disputes is likewise the first time that Apple has agreed a settlement with an Android-based rival. Read more

Tim Bradshaw

Peace has broken out in one corner of the multilateral patent war between smartphone makers, with Apple and HTC signing a global settlement and licensing agreement. Read more

Chris Nuttall

One PC upgrade that can always be recommended is a larger monitor that can provide more screen real-estate for your applications.

With 27in ones now available for as little as $300 in the US, there has never been a better time to step up in size and I have been trying models from ViewSonic and AOC at this low-end price. Read more