Top technology news for October 28
Microsoft offered up a video today that shows the Xbox One dashboard. The video shows the level of multitasking possible using the new Xbox console.
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Apple is set to announce its sales expectations for Q4 of 2013. The holiday shopping season is a key quarter for Apple and every other company out there.
The Livescribe 3 smartpen was officially unveiled today offering an easy way for people make handwritten text into a digital document using a smartphone or tablet. The new smartpen uses Bluetooth Smart technology and is compatible with the iPhone and iPad.
Samsung has announced its considering the use of ID chips that will block third-party accessories. The idea is to block any company for making accessories that are unauthorized and don't make Samsung at least some money.
One of the major changes in the new 13-inch retina MacBook Pro is a new Intel Iris GPU. Word has surfaced that new GPU boosts graphics performance by 50% or more.
Samsung has announced that it will extend warranties for owners of the Galaxy S3 and the Note 2 smartphones in China. The problem has to do with what's being called sudden death where the device suddenly shuts down.
Users of Windows Phone smartphones have been hit with very high data bills due to a problem with the official twitter application. The application is reportedly consuming significantly more data than expected.