March 5, 2012
Chinese Facebook clone bags Windows 8 social app first On The Register, Phil Muncaster looks at the app. “The Chinese site said that high-def app Renren HD will feature full integration with the new tablet-friendly platform, allowing citizens to share web pages, pictures, videos and other stuff via the social network in a single click,” he reports. What’s your opinion?
U.S. State Department making migration to Google Chrome On Talkin’ Cloud, Matthew Weinberger looks at why. “: Reading between the lines, it’s really obvious why the State Department chose now to make the jump to Google Chrome: With the establishment of FedRAMP in December 2011 making cloud service adoption a more streamlined process for federal agencies, and with Google Apps for Government making headway in the public sector, it seems obvious that the department is looking to future-proof its browser infrastructure — Google spends a lot of time hyping Chrome’s HTML5 and modern web-app readiness,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
29 per cent of mobile users intend to buy iPad 3 On ZDNet, Matthew Miller reports on some survey findings. “If I would have taken the survey, my number one feature would be the higher resolution display. I have yet to find an issue with the current processor and have never questioned the battery life. I was surprised to see “better battery life” something people looked forward to as the 2nd highest factor and wonder if these folks don’t own an iPad so maybe are not familiar with such outstanding battery life,” he writes. What’s your opinion?