Google’s mobile vehicles drove 44,000 km to make panoramic 360 degrees images of areas in Northeastern Japan that were affected by the March 11, 2011 Tsunami.
Author: Alexander Udalov
Following the succesful penetration of Dingleberry Team into bastions of Blackberry Playbooks, the Spanish blog eltecnoblog.com has posted a demo of the exploit for turning on the HOST mode in Blackberry Playbook’s USB port; commonly known as USB On-The-Go (OTG) connection to a host computer for sideloading and other simple tasks.
Reuters reports that Apple is in advanced negotiations to buy Anobit for $400 – $500 million.
According to a draft summary of the report on a US government test that made its way to Bllomberg Buisinessweek, 75 per cent of all existing GPS devices were showing “incompatibility” and harmful interference when operating in presence of Lightsquare 4G service proposed for a new spectrum.
Call it bad week for Apple’s legal teams worldwide. First, A German court has issued a ruling in a patent case between Motorola and Apple which could lead to a temporary ban on sales of iPhones and iPads in Germany.
Bringing color to e-ink technologies has proved to be a very hard task. Now an Ectaco jetBook Color 9.7″ tablet may change the landscape for e-ink readers.
The fashion to mimic Apple’s iPad designs was always strong at Samsung. This time, Apple’s iPad 3 may become a template for Samsung developing a slate with a screen of whopping pixel count for a 11.6″ panel: 2560×1600.
Microsoft has recently announced the availability of the first public beta (apart from this summer’s Preview) for their flagship OS, the Windows 8.
In the past we covered an XDA Developer forum member’s semi-successful attempt to get the CM7 ROM running on the Kindle Fire. Now it seems that Jeff Benjamin has taken things a step further and has even posted a detailed tutorial and video for installation of the CyanogenMod 7 (custom ROM) on Amazon Kindle Fire here.
ZiiLABS of Creative continues to show off stunning demos of their Jaguar tablet that runs heavily customized version of Android.This time, they are setting the showcase for their implementation of OpenCL Getting quite complex video effects in smooth live view mode is huge.
IDC research analysts have made 10 predictions for trends in 2012 computing. One such prediction states that Windows 8 may not reach the hands of the traditional PC users, that is, those with the PCs bundled with keyboard, mouse, and all the usual PC hardware.
Engadget has collected insider tips that Microsoft might have sacrificed backward compatibility with its “legacy” software (mostly of Windows 7 desktop variety) when shaping the design of Windows 8 for ARM tablets.
The worlds of Skyrim’s modded monsters and bizarre environments might look fascinating. sure. Honestly if you ask me, I would anticipate the most scariest and unique impressions for these monsters would come from their presence in the most ordinary environments we can think of. Imagine having the enemies of Skyrim walking around a virtualized version of your neighborhood.
This mysterious Jaguar tablet has a ZiiLABS ZMS-20 processor as its beastly heart. It’s a unique 1.5 GHz dual core ARM Cortex A9 processor sporting 48 (or 96 for ZMS-40) stem cell type media coprocessors.
The tech blogs Netbooknews and Pocketlint both recently reported that in China they have a Nokia N9 phone running seven different OSes, switchable by the fling of a finger.
This year’s Black Friday sales offered some pretty appealing gadgets, but as the holiday season continues there are many more attractive deals on there way, from Cyber Monday and beyond. One of such deal is the Acer Iconia A500 10.1″ tablet at BestBuy. A 8GB model is just $229 with free shipping and a $10 gift card. The price cut is quite substantial for a 10-inch tablet that normally costs $300 or more.
Imagine a battery that can run for many thousands of cycles and never fail, this is exactly what Stanford researchers have created.
It seems that the declining relationship between Samsung and Apple is really starting to heat up a little. First, it seems likely that Apple is dropping Samsung in favor of Sharp for its next-gen displays. Now, Samsung has decided to create an ad poking fun of Apple’s iPhone 4G in favor of the Galaxy S II.
According to the Daily Mail of UK, just last week the sun shot out a Coronal Mass Ejection that barely grazed our planet and yet it managed to cause some disruption with airline communications. Now it seems that another similar CME is heading our way for a more direct hit, and its the largest observed in the last 30 years.
Japanese electronic parts maker, Rohm, announced yesterday that it has developed a tunnel effect diode capable of working at mind boggling frequency of 300 GHz which translates to a wireless data transmission speed of 1.5 Gigabits per second in experiments.
There are many ways to pay homage to the Genius design of Apple products. One of them, certainly will invite some attention from Cupertino giant is the Hackintosh movement. The folks out of this group of talented hackers must wear their Apple’s “Cease and Desist” letters as badges of honor or something. Now, 9to5mac.com demo’d a Samsung tablet normally meant to run Windows 7 but running OS X Lion instead; they call it the HacPro Touch.