Sony joins the tablet battle as it unveils two new models to hit the market soon. Dubbed simply S and P, both models are Sony’s first foray into Android tablets. Featuring a 9.4-inch IPS display that features Sony’s very own TruBlack and Bravia technologies, the “S” model is WiFi enabled and comes in 16GB and 32GB sizes. It is also capable of cross-device connectivity as it comes with an IR port on the backside which can be used to control Sony Bravia TVs, while Bluetooth connectivity allows the device to interact with PS3. The P model on the other hand is a clamshell device that comes with two five-inch 1024 x 480 screens. It can work independently or together depending on certain applications used.
His Holiness used the Vatican’s news account to send his first tweet, which announced the launch of a news information portal (and, of course, praised Jesus.
Unlike other tweets sent from the account, the tweet from the Pope was sent using Twitter for iPad.
Does the Pope have an iPad? Guess so ! Or at least he used one to launch the new site.
Holy Tweet! )
The BrandZ index calculates brand value on a number of factors, including an estimate of the brand’s contribution to earnings, valuation of intangible assets, measures of customer perception and an estimate of growth potential.
In their latest Top 100 BrandZ index Apple has managed to surpass Google which dominated the top in the last 4 years. Peter Walshe, global BrandZ director at Millward Brown, declared this is due to the fact Apple products were not only highly desired by consumers but also seen by companies as useful.
So Apple is now the most valuable brand with a value of more than $153bn.
TOP 10 Most Valuable Global Brands
1. Apple $153bn
2. Google $111bn
3. IBM $100bn
4. McDonald’s $81bn
5. Microsoft $78bn
6. Coca Cola $73bn
7. AT&T $70bn
8. Marlboro $67bn
9. China Mobile $57bn
10. GE $50bn