Flickr gives users 1 TB of free space

 

You might have heard the news already. The photo-sharing website Flickr is now giving its users 1 terabyte of free space.

Flickr, owned by tech giant Yahoo, may have lost some traction to more popular social networking sites such as Instagram and Facebook. But the move by Flickr seems like a serious move in the right direction in attracting both serious photographers and hobbyists.

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Get Ready for a 15-inch Macbook Air with Ivy Bridge

It’s not just updates for the iPhone and the iPad that are getting attention lately. Technology sites have been abuzz with the possible launch of a Macbook Air with a whopping 15-inch screen. New processors with Ivy Bridge processors are also to make an appearance on the next-generation Macbook Air.

Macbooks with Intel Ivy Bridge processors could be out very very soon. Image from the Apple website

Right now, Macbook Air line includes an 11-inch and a 13-inch models; 15-inch screens are only available on Macbook Pros.

As for CPUs, the current Macbook Air’s Sandy Bridge processor from Intel provides great performance while being a great energy saver. But Intel’s Ivy Bridge processor promises to be both faster and smaller than Sandy Bridge. Intel is also touting Ivy Bridge’s graphics and multimedia performance.

So what other features and components can we expect to find on the coming Macbook Air? Read more after the jump.

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Apple Buys its Own Flash Memory Company for USD 500 Million

It’s a done deal. Apple will be buying Anobit, an Israel-based semiconductor company specializing in flash storage, for USD 500 million according to reports.

The Macbook Air also credits flash storage for "instant on gratification." Photo from Apple website.

The prime minister of Israel even tweeted about the sale:

“Welcome to Israel, Apple Inc. on your 1st acquisition here. I’m certain that you’ll benefit from the fruit of Israeli knowledge.”

More after the jump.

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