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[21 Jan 2012 | One Comment | ]

A popular quote says “When I thought about the evils of spending too much on technologies/gadgets this New Year, I gave up thinking”. Such has been the temptation for new technology year-after-year. The 2011 was not a bad year with lots of technology offers and that has led to great anticipation for the 2012 as well.
Here, let us briefly run through a variety of gadgets / technology stuff that has creamed the year 2011. Now, as all of us are well aware of these products and their features, this article …

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[17 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Thecus has just updated two of its NAS (the N2200 and N4200 Pro XXX) and announces two new models: the N2800 and N4800. They each have 2 GB of DDR3 and are driven by an Intel Atom D2700 which is clocked at 2.13 GHz, against 1 GB of RAM and an Atom at 1.8 GHz D525 before (two cores and Hyper Threading in both cases) .
In both cases, the manufacturer said it had opted for a passive cooling system for the CPU. The only fan this is one of the …

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[13 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Broadcom recently announced four Wi-Fi chips that support next-generation standard 802.11ac, and offer a theoretical throughput of 1.3 Gbps. The manufacturer also launched the brand “5G Wi-Fi”, a proprietary format which is not ratified by the Wi-Fi Alliance, the consortium responsible for developing standards for wireless standards.
As the current Wi-Fi 802.11n, Broadcom is based on the multiplication of antennas to achieve a bandwidth of 1.3 Gbps. Three in numbers, at most, they operate on 80 MHz channels or frequencies twice as wide as 40 MHz available in the high-end routers …

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[11 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

At CES 2012, Microsoft CEO – Steve Ballmer – has complied with the traditional exercise of the statement of some figures in connection with the motion sensor Kinect, known through his association with the Xbox video game console 360. Last year, more than 18 million sensors have been sold.
From February 1st, 2012, the Windows version of Kinect will be marketed in 12 countries including the United States, Canada, UK, Germany, France and seven other countries. Via a network of resellers and distributors, Microsoft announces limited quantities initially.
On Amazon.com, you can …

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[10 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

The design of the future Xbox have begun in 2005 and was divided into two projects: one material, called Infinity, and other software, called Loop. The term “Loop” is also not new and appears regularly in the hallway noise about the supposed Xbox “720”.
We can expect that that announcement will be made during the week of CES 2012. And rumors surrounding the hardware are amazing to mention, especially regarding the CPU, since it has no less than six hearts….
A confirmation would be surprising for several reasons. The most important is …

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[6 Dec 2011 | One Comment | ]

The average person stores a significant portion of their life digitally – everything from bank statements to personal photos. For those who are heavy computer users, that allocation grows more profound. When data is lost due to an unforeseeable circumstance, the consequences can be catastrophic. Without a secure backup method, data loss is often irreversible.
There are multiple factors to consider when deciding what form of backup is right for your business or your own personal use. Finding a balance that works for your own situation and habits is key. There …

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[5 Dec 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

Teachers have been embracing technology whole-heartedly in attempts to engage a student audience that is used to constantly being entertained. Simply playing a movie isn’t enough to catch the classroom’s attention anymore. Today’s students need to be able to actively interact with their methods of learning in order to be able to focus on it and really absorb the concepts.
1. Steve Rayburn was one of the earliest teachers to use Twitter in the classroom. He gained fame in the education world for having his students write tweets from Dante’s …

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[22 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Nokia Symbian Anna Update Gets Going; Have You Upgraded? [Video]

Aditya Divakaran
Nokia has begun the Symbian Anna Software update for phones like Nokia N8, C7, E7 and C6-01. Currently, the update is available for installation in important European and Asian markets that include the UK, France, Russia,Indonesia, India and China. Many more countries will be added to the league soon. Many high-end Nokia phone users are provided with an excellent opportunity to alleviate their smartphone functionality.

Symbian Anna will likely transform performance improvements to things like battery life and add new and improved functions to the latest versions of Nokia apps and services.
The most …

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[16 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

A new exciting program has made its foray into the software terrain with the promise of enabling you with more options to work around Flash and SWF files. The latest edition Flash software christened – SWF Decompiler is unique in its approach, interface and utility. It is also exceptional with quality of supporting numerous web formats including latest like XFL, HTML-5(Apple users are more likely to benefit), FLEX and the like.

Now, you don’t have to worry about the lost FLA file from which you have created the SWF. SWF compiler …