Apple has heard the silent calls pleading them to bring aspects of iCloud to the web, undergoing a beta to grant that wish. At its updated site, there will be a hub online for users to access iCloud staples including Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Notes, Reminders, Find My iPhone, and even iWork functionality by way of HTML5 apps.
Taking cues from the unique styling of Windows Phone 7, Microsoft continues actually standing out to an extent in the mobile operating system scene with the tablet version of Windows 8. Or more specifically, its intelligent tile-based home screen. Watch a demonstration by Jensen Harris, Director of PM Windows User
Since Imagination Technologies revealed that Apple was their mysterious client, and that they are the ones making the chips for the iPhone and iPod touch, there has been a lot of speculation as to what it could possibly mean for the future of the iPhone and iPod touch. Now, they have posted some job openings that might point to OpenCL acceleration in future models.
Imagination Technologies Group has sent out a press release revealing that the anonymous client is in fact Apple, confirming that they are the makers of the PowerVR 3D chipset used in the iPhone and iPod touch. It also revealed that Apple is "subscribing for" 8,200,000 new shares in the company. If successful, it would give Apple an ownership interest of 3.6% in the company. [via MacRumors]