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Submission + - New Research Shows Phones May Use Magnets To Transmit Data (theverge.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland have been successful in transmitting data using the magnetometer that is usually found in various smartphones. The device they used to perform this experiment was the Nexus 4 from Google. The experiment is still a work in progress but holds tremendous potential if it can be developed as a protocol.

Submission + - New Research Shows Phones May Use Magnets To Transmit Data (gadgetizor.com)

dkd903 writes: Researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland have been successful in transmitting data using the magnetometer that is usually found in various smartphones. The device they used to perform this experiment was the Nexus 4 from Google. The experiment is still a work in progress but holds tremendous potential if it can be developed.

Submission + - Samsung Ends Plasma TV Production – Nov 2014 Last! (gadgetizor.com)

An anonymous reader writes: The Samsung PNF8500 will be the last Samsung Plasma TV to have been made ever! Panasonic had already discontinued manufacture of Plasma TVs last year even though it had showcased a 152-inch huge Plasma TV earlier that year in CES. Samsung will continue its manufacturing of plasma materials but end the plasma panel production.
Google

Submission + - Motorola Mobility Shuts Down India, Europe Business (gadgetizor.com)

dkd903 writes: "This might come as a shocker for all Indian and European consumers of Motorola handsets, but it is true – Motorola Mobility has officially pulled out of India and European countries. Motorola says on the website that the company is streamlining its business and support systems and unfortunately will longer have a dedicated website for India and Europe. Motorola Mobility was acquired by Google almost a year back."
Android

Submission + - Android 4.2 "Key Lime Pie" Spotted In Android Developer Console (digitizor.com)

dkd903 writes: "Android 4.2 "Key Lime Pie" is the most — awaited next version of Google's Android mobile operating system. Although we have not heard or seen much about the Android 4.2, but it looks like Google sure is testing Android 4.2 "Key Lime Pie" internally.

Well, this is not a rumor as we have happened to spot Android 4.2 in the Android Developer Console for one of the Android app which we have developed."

GNOME

Submission + - Fedora Linux Replaces GNOME With MATE (digitizor.com)

dkd903 writes: "In what could be called as a major blow to the GNOME foundation, The Fedora Linux team has decided to get rid of GNOME 2 in the upcoming Fedora 18 linux OS. GNOME 2 will be replaced by a new Desktop Environment (DE) called the MATE. However, users need not worry much about this new Desktop Environment — MATE as it happens to be a fork of the original GNOME project."
Cloud

Submission + - Microsoft's Largest Cloud Deployment - 7.5 Million users (openmarkets.in)

dkd903 writes: "All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in India and Microsoft Corporation announced today that AICTE is deploying Microsoft Live@edu over the next three months to more than 10,000 technical colleges and institutes throughout India. The cloud deployment will expand students’ access to high-quality technical education and collaboration."
Android

Submission + - Linux kernel 3.3 Includes Android Code (digitizor.com)

dkd903 writes: "The new version of the Linux kernel called Version 3.3 which was to be released about a week ago, has finally come out with some interesting and useful features. The most important of these is the availability of the Android kernel code along with additional feature upgrades for networking and processing architecture support."

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