[PN] Zotac Working on 2GHz GTX 680 | FB Warns Employers : Don't Ask for Passwords | Android 5.0 in Q


News Reporter
Mar 19, 2008
Navi Mumbai
Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Rumored for Q3 Release

The next version of Google's Android OS is likely to be released in Q3 , which was revealed by DigiTimes quoting anonymous sources have reported that Android 5.0 will be released during Q3 instead of Q2 like earlier reports suggested .Recently manufacturers like Asus confirmed that the next version will be named Jelly Bean . Android 4.0 still has not been made available for most devices , which could mean that Q3 would be perfect launch time for next version during which the 7 inch Nexus tablet is expected to launch as well .


Zotac Working on 2GHz Core Clocked GTX 680

Zotac is working on a GTX 680 non reference card which will apparently have 2GHz core clock , compared the reference design which runs at 1006MHz core clock . General Manager Mr. Kwai of Zotac china said this in during an interview . This graphics card will be used to demonstrate ZOTAC's potential for creating high quality non-reference GPUs.


Wishtel Launches 2 Low-cost Tablets

Wishtel has launched 2 tablets costing Rs.4000 and Rs.5500 . The Tablets Ira and Ira Thing run Android 2.0 and pack a 7 inch display . Ira Thing which is priced at Rs.5500 offers a capacitive touch screen while Ira has a resistive touch screen and priced at Rs.4000 . Other specifications include Wi-FI , USB 2.0 , 3G video call support , 720P video playback and 2800 mAH battery . Wishtel will sell the tablets through 350 distribution and support centers in India .


Facebook Warns Employers Not To Demand Facebook Passwords

Recently there were reports that many people were asked their FB login credentials by employers as a condition of being hired so that they could check their backgrounds. Now facebook has warned employers that if an employer asks for passwords he could face legal action due to violation of company's privacy policy.

In a post on Friday, Facebook's chief privacy of policy officer cautioned that if an employer discovers that a job applicant is a member of a protected group, the employer may open itself up to claims of discrimination if it doesn't hire that person.

"As a user, you shouldn't be forced to share your private information and communications just to get a job," wrote Erin Egan. "And as the friend of a user, you shouldn't have to worry that your private information or communications will be revealed to someone you don't know and didn't intend to share with just because that user is looking for a job."


MOG Releases Native Windows App

Popular Music streaming service MOG which was recently in headlines because of potential acquisition by HTC and Beats Audio, has finally released a native Windows desktop app . MOG had apps for OSX , iOS and Android since long time but Windows users needed to access the service using Web browser . The Windows version will have same features as Mac version . It has Built-in AirPlay support which lets you Stream directly to your stereo system via Airplay-enabled devices and 320kbps native playback which MOG claims to be best of any music service .

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