Monthly Archives: July, 2012

Rockchip Android 4.0 PAD Coming Soon

UZHOU, China, Nov. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Just a couple of days after the release of Android 4.0 source code, we’ve gotten impressive news from Mainland China – Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics is going to update those tablets running their RK2918 chips for the Ice Cream Sandwich soon. What’s more, pictures of the tablet with RK2918 [...]

Online Holiday Spending Up 26 Percent

RESTON, Va., Nov. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported U.S. retail e-commerce spending for the first 25 days of the November – December 2011 holiday season. For the holiday season-to-date, $12.7 billion has been spent online, marking a 15-percent increase versus the corresponding days last [...]

Fujifilm Canada introduces X-S1 Long Zoom Camera

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Fujifilm Canada is proud to announce a new addition to its X-Series digital camera lineup, the Fujifilm X-S1 premium long zoom camera, combining the large 12MP 2/3-inch EXR-CMOS sensor of the Fujifilm X10 with a newly developed FUJINON 26x optical precision zoom lens to produce sharp, high-quality images. [...]

Kobo™ introduces $99 Kobo Touch

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Kobo, a global leader in eReading with over 5.6 million users worldwide, announced that they have added to and extended their eReader device family with a new, sub-$100 eReader based on the popular Kobo eReader Touch Edition.  In addition, Kobo has greatly enhanced the Kobo Touch eReader with several [...]

Call of Duty® ELITE’s Friday Night Fights to Premiere

ANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Friday Night Fights, the first original entertainment program to air on Call of Duty® ELITE will debut this Friday, November 25th.  Executive produced by Ridley Scott and Tony Scott’s RSA Films, and director RJ Cutler, Friday Night Fights lets real life rivals settle their differences Call of [...]

Jabra Offers Free Upgrade to Users

NASHUA, N.H., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Jabra, a world leader in innovative headset solutions, has released a free upgrade containing three new features aimed at streamlining the popular Jabra PRO™9400 and Jabra GO™6400 Series, offering users intuitive call handling options. The Value Pack 3 offers: Dial Pad for Mobile Phones and Softphones Use the touch [...]

Consumers More Connected to TV Sets Than Ever

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – American consumers continue to expand the number of devices and platforms they use to view TV shows and movies, yet report no significant change in the total time they spend watching on the traditional TV set. An annual study of consumer video consumption habits conducted by Frank N. [...]

Microsoft Acquires VideoSurf

REDMOND, Wash., and SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Microsoft Corp. has announced the acquisition of California-based video discovery technology company VideoSurf Inc. Founded in 2006, VideoSurf offers a back-end computer vision technology that “sees” frames inside videos to make discovering content fast, easy and accurate. Over time, Microsoft will integrate this technology [...]

Call of Duty® Elite Reaches One Million Members

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that it has sold one million premium memberships of Call of Duty® Elite after six days.  By comparison, the premium subscription services of Netflix, Hulu Plus, Sirius XM and Xbox® LIVE®, each [...]

Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 Player Tally Adjusted

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that the previously released tally of 3.3 million simultaneous users of Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 on Xbox® LIVE™ on November 8 was reported in error.  The correct figure is 1.4 million [...]