Misguided Geek Friday Tech Update
Quick rundown of the Tech news of the day:
- A final version of Windows 8 (dont call it Metro) may have leaked early. Reportedly an “N” version of the OS has appeared in the wild through a number of Torrent sites. This comes just days after Microsoft confirmed they had completed the development of the new Windows.
- Samsung has announced that they plan to unveil the new bigger Galaxy Note tablet on August 29th. If reports are true, this would give them about a 2 week head start on Apple’s rumored announcement of the iPhone 5 and iPad Mini on September 12th.
- Speaking of the iPhone 5, Techcrunch has a screen shot from a “reliable source” showing an iPhone 5,2 showing up in their sever logs. Adding more fuel to the rampant wild fire that Apple is finalizing its new Phone for mass consumption.
- The Nexus Q, Google’s streaming media sphere has been pulled from their Play store, early pre-orders have been canceled but offer a free “preview device”. Google has not offer much as far as reasoning, only saying they “postpone(d) the consumer launch of Nexus Q while we work on making it even better,”
Thats all for this week, make sure to check back on Monday for another full week of geek fufillment. Have a great weekend, and stay geeky!