[12 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]
Google has set up a device for the purpose is nothing less than to record every move of users with their consent. Called Screenwise Panel, the device comes in two forms, a module to be installed in their web browser Google Chrome and your visited sites recorded the way you interact with these sites.
And since nothing is free, Google will pay volunteer users a $5 discount code at Amazon for registration and then $5 per quarter for one year for an annual total of $25!
And if you feel the urge …
[8 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
AMD has added two Athlon II exploating with socket FM1: the Athlon II X4 638 and X4 641. Both models are four CPU cores with respective frequencies of 2.7 GHz and 2.8 GHz.
The Sunnyvale firm therefore continues to make chips without integrated graphics, or at least without it being functional. The technical characteristics (number of cores, frequency, cache, TDP, etc..) for these two new CPUs are reminiscent of the A4-3420 and A6-3670K launched last December. AMD should certainly sell well APU which the graphics would not pass all its tests.
[7 Feb 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
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Imagine a world san free knowledge. For over a decade, we have spent millions of hours building the largest encyclopedia in human history. Right now, the U.S. Congress is considering a legislation that could fatally damage free and open internet. For 24 hours, to raise awareness, even the Wikipedia observed a black out.
Of course, one needs no further explanation of what the message was about. And if that did not sound serious enough for you, lightning must have struck in the form of a tweet by Wikipedia …
[6 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
The renewal of the Windows team at Microsoft Phone continues. In December, the division director Andy Lees announced his departure. Now we learn that another manager, Brandon Watson leaves Microsoft. He himself announced his resignation, explaining that a substantial opportunity at Amazon had been presented.
Brandon Watson was well known at Microsoft. Responsible for developing the mobile operating system, he was chief engineer. He was also known third-party developers as it regularly published technical notes on opportunities. He had also liaised with the developers of Chevron, the first tool release of …
[3 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
In a presentation dedicated to its partners, Microsoft has revealed more details about the next generation of Windows Phone.
The next edition of Microsoft’s mobile system, named Apollo, will enable manufacturers to increase the physical characteristics of smartphones. In addition to support for multiple screen sizes, these devices may be multi-core. The objective is to rank better in competition. Moreover the Windows Phone will support the NFC wireless links whose virtual wallet can be personalized by the telephone.
With regard to mobile applications, Microsoft has explained that the code of these will …
[3 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]
Apple’s recent education event in New York City drew speculation far and wide for the implications it may have for the company and the digital textbook industry as a whole. Would we see the release of a new iPad or iPad program? Would Apple roll out a large-scale textbook initiative? How would consumers and investors react to the company’s first major event in the post-Steve Jobs era? As with any other Apple news, the New York event was shrouded by rumor.
As it turns out, many of the predictions ended up …
[31 Jan 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
We all use the Web every day, and we recognize the constant evolution of this medium. Web developers, however, have a unique perspective, one from behind the curtain. From that vantage, the growth seems furious and chaotic, which is often intimidating: We’re never sure which way the wind will blow, and preparation for tomorrow becomes a game. If it’s this tough on us, imagine how challenging it is for the hosting companies that must meet our needs.
One thing that the successful host has learned is that in order to …
[30 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Finally! Since the announcement of AMD’s famous HD3D technology which is the marketing name around his features “3D”, we waited the arrival on the market first screen HDMI 1.4a. This is the case of Acer and HS244HQ proposed around € 369
So let’s start at the beginning. It is first necessary to know that, physically, a base connector (Type A) HDMI 1.4 does not differ from previous versions. There are still 19 pins, and it is the same at its maximum, which is 10.2 Gbps, the signal frequency is unchanged (340 …
[27 Jan 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
In the context of a market with dozens of different models from many players, smartphones manufacturers looking for ways to differentiate themselves and continue to a growing market but must be increasingly shared by all.
It is already clear that the strategy of occupation by many market models observed in 2011 cannot work over time, except perhaps for the larger players such as Samsung, and 2012 should be less hectic in this area.
This year, the idea is rather to seek to create iconic models, capable of being sold millions of copies, …