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Posted by admin on July - 17 - 2014 0 Comment

Microsoft talks up ‘next version of Windows’ The company opens up more about its plans to build bridges between the Windows 8.1 Modern UI and the desktop. Screenshot of the desktop on the “next version of Windows,” as Microsoft’s Tony Prophet described it at the company’s Partner Conference. Microsoft Microsoft’s Tony Prophet took a moment  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Microsoft, Windows
Posted by admin on July - 16 - 2014 0 Comment

MediaTek announced today a new System on Chip (SoC) today with specs targeted at high-end smartphones. The MT6795 is a 64-bit, “Octa-core” chip with support for 2K displays (2560×1600). This is MediaTek’s first device targeted at higher-end phones and tablets, capable of running at speeds up to 2.2GHz. The company’s chips have been a mainstay of  [ Read More ]

Categories: Hardware, IT News, Processor
Posted by admin on July - 11 - 2014 0 Comment

Intel, Samsung, Dell, Broadcom, Atmel and Wind River have come together to form the Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) in an effort to standardize the way that devices communicate with each other. The goal of the OIC is to create a standard for IoT (Internet of Things) devices that would allow them to communicate regardless of  [ Read More ]

Categories: Intel, IT News, Samsung
Posted by admin on July - 11 - 2014 0 Comment

According to the latest Gartner report traditional desktop PC sales will slip again next year but the decline is not as bad as in the past two years. Overall worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.4 billion units in 2014, a 4.2 percent increase from 2013,  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News
Posted by admin on July - 11 - 2014 0 Comment

Qualcomm announced they were buying Wilocity today and with them a major position in WiGig which has the potential of massively increasing the bandwidth to the wireless devices that support it.  This will come on top of their MU-MIMO technology coming out later this year that will massively improve your connectivity at current speeds.   [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News
Posted by admin on July - 8 - 2014 0 Comment

 A team of security experts in England recently hacked their way into a smart home’s Wi-Fi network. Their inside man? The Lifx color-changing smart LED. As first reported by LEDinside, Context, a UK-based consulting firm specializing in security, recently demonstrated an exploitable weakness within Lifx’s mesh networking protocol, prompting Lifx to put out a quick firmware fix. Initially a  [ Read More ]

Categories: Hacking, IT News, Security
Posted by admin on July - 3 - 2014 0 Comment

Thursday June 26 marked the beginning of the ninth month of the Islamic Calendar as Ramadan, the month of fasting and Twitter has added new Arabic language capabilities for hashtags. Twitter estimates that people sent more than 74.2 million Tweets about Ramadan from around the world last year. In honor of the celebrations Twitter has added new  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Twitter
Posted by admin on July - 2 - 2014 0 Comment

Ten years ago Unix claimed five the top-10 fastest computers on the planet and 44% of the overall supercomputer market. Today? Unix, the once indomitable performance powerhouse, doesn’t make the top-10 list of the world’s fastest computers. Heck, it can’t even crack the top 50. Not since Linux took over, that is. Buried in these  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Linux
Posted by admin on June - 26 - 2014 0 Comment

Google packed its I/O keynote presentation full of Android. The Android Wear software developer kit is ready to go, and Google laid out its plans for taking over your car and your living room. Android apps will soon run on Chromebooks and Samsung is making a Android Wear smartwatch. But Google didn’t hit on everything  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News
Posted by admin on June - 24 - 2014 0 Comment

Both Microsoft and Google have announced that they will be adding a kill switch feature to their next generation smartphones. The move really is a ‘no brainer’ since it makes sense and the laws are coming anyway. Apple implemented kill switches in iPhones last September and according to NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman, iPhone thefts  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News, Microsoft
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