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AMD to Get Ahead Intel with Lightning Bolt

AMD to Get Ahead Intel with Lightning Bolt

Apparently, Intel’s Thunderbolt believed to be the next standard in the business received a response from AMD: Lightning Bolt technology. The news was published on AnandTech with all the necessary technical explanations that can persuade the customers to adopt the new brand on this market.

By On January 18, 2012 Respond
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Apple, Samsung Planning For Waterproof Smartphones

Apple, Samsung Planning For Waterproof Smartphones

Imagine you are taking a shower and you get an urgent call that you can’t miss. Will you take the call in the shower? Of course not, because water damages your phone. But imagine a phone that continues working perfectly even when exposed to water for a long time. Apparently, Apple and Samsung are in talks with HZO, a company that provides a special spray for the phone’s circuitry and body so that it is not damaged in the least by water. So can we really expect a waterproof iPhone 5?

By On January 17, 2012 Respond
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Apple Reveals Suppliers List, Releases Supplier Responsibility Progress Report

Apple Reveals Suppliers List, Releases Supplier Responsibility Progress Report

Apple has been very secretive about who it’s suppliers are. Until now, Apple rarely ever directly named it’s suppliers. This was because numerous news sources would then try to find ways of getting Apple-related information from these suppliers. However, in a rather dramatic move, Apple has now posted the list of it’s suppliers on the official website. It has also posted the 2012 Supplier Responsibility Progress Report through which Apple has conveyed that it tries to have the best labour conditions and terms applied at it’s supplier companies.

By On January 17, 2012 Respond
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Bill and Melinda Gates Helped Saving Almost 6 Million Lives

Bill and Melinda Gates Helped Saving Almost 6 Million Lives

In the words of Jon Stewart of the Daily Show, “Bill Gates is better than Batman”. For his philanthropic work, Microsoft founder would win the super hero title in a contest with any challenger after he donated about 48% of his net worth, which means $28 billion to charitable causes. The Gates Foundation has many missions including eradicating Malaria and Polio. Bill Gates and his wife Melinda were also focused on helping vital causes both domestically, such as improving US education system and worldwide, such as helping third-world countries grow rice.

By On January 17, 2012 Respond
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Obama Administration Suggests Postponed Votes on SOPA and PIPA

Obama Administration Suggests Postponed Votes on SOPA and PIPA

An official statement from White House issued a few days ago, highlights the concern of Obama Administration on the matter of web piracy and copyright protection. Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect-IP Act are two controversial bills that raised a lot of protests both online and offline. The White House declared that anti piracy efforts must continue but at the same time, Administration “will not support legislation that reduces freedom of expression, increases cyber-security risk, or undermines the dynamic, innovative global internet.”

By On January 17, 2012 Respond
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Motorola Wins Yet Another Legal Patent War With Apple

Motorola Wins Yet Another Legal Patent War With Apple

U.S International Trade Commission dismissed Apple’s accusations against Motorola Mobility that the smaller cell phone maker infringed three of Apple’s patents. Judge Theodore Essex was the one deciding that Motorola, that is going to be owned by Apple’s main rival Google, hasn’t violated Apple’s intellectual property.

By On January 17, 2012 Respond
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Solar Powered Smart Window From Samsung

Solar Powered Smart Window From Samsung

One of the most impressive gadgets presented at this year’s edition of Consumer Electronics Show was Samsung’s proposition as a geeky replacement for a window. No one was surprised when Samsung’s Smart Window won the Innovation Award and the tech journalist present at the event already showered the sleek transparent device with enthusiastic reviews.

By On January 17, 2012 Respond
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Microsoft to Ban Alternative OS to Run on Windows 8

Microsoft to Ban Alternative OS to Run on Windows 8

Apparently, Microsoft is planning to block any alternative operating systems from Windows 8 on ARM-based devices. As Glyn Mood noticed and published in an extensive ComputerWorld report hidden underneath the technical provisions of Windows Hardware Certification Requirements there is a decisive clue to that fact. The demonstration relies on the fact that devices running on Windows 8 come with secure boot enabled.

By On January 17, 2012 Respond
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Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg Likes Amazon, Google And Apple

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg Likes Amazon, Google And Apple

Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. During the interview, Mark was asked a very significant question that which companies did he admire. Mark responded that he liked Amazon, Google and Apple. However, Mark made no mention of Facebook despite the fact that Facebook and Microsoft are partners in a lot of ventures. Read further for Mark’s complete answer to the question.

By On January 16, 2012 Respond
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If iPad Counted As PC, Apple Becomes World’s Top PC Vendor

If iPad Counted As PC, Apple Becomes World’s Top PC Vendor

According to the analysis of Deutsche Bank’s Chris Whitmore, Apple is the world’s top PC vendor. This analysis considers iPad too as a PC, and with the millions of tablets sold out by Apple already, he thinks Apple is already the world’s top vendor. Moreover, according to his analysis, this is going to change little in 2012. Android tablets haven’t succeeded against Apple while Windows 8, and any tablets that support it, will pick up a pace very slowly. So Apple is stay with it’s crown, through 2012.

By On January 16, 2012 Respond
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Apple Filed A Patent For Futuristic 3D Motion Control

Apple Filed A Patent For Futuristic 3D Motion Control

Apple’s patents have been an important way to gauge what it is up to. A recent patent by Apple reveals that Apple has patented a new 3D motion control design that may be used in the displays of it’s future devices. Apple’s iPhone was the first device with an excellent, advanced touch user-interface. Since then, the interface has become a norm in many smartphones. This new technology, which has been patented by Apple, may well be the next big thing in display technologies.

By On January 16, 2012 Respond
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Intel Planning To Use Medfield Chip In iPhone, Android, Windows Phone

Intel Planning To Use Medfield Chip In iPhone, Android, Windows Phone

Intel’s Medfield chip is the latest from the world’s top chip-maker. The medfield chip is quite a break-through since it makes use of a single core and pulls all processes onto it, reducing battery usage. It is an excellent alternative to multi-core processors and is built along the same strategy as is used by ARM. According to news, Intel is trying to convince Apple to use medfield chip in it’s iOS devices. Intel’s vice president of architectural group also said that Intel is also looking to use it’s chip in Android and Windows Phone devices.

By On January 16, 2012 Respond
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Snakebot: Surveillance Robots Coming With Sense & Intelligence

Snakebot: Surveillance Robots Coming With Sense & Intelligence

Scientists have been trying to input some Sense and and Intelligence like human in Robots for quite long time. Future-generation robots are being prepared with this two natural thing. As, the future robots will have sense and intelligence, so they can defend, protect and hide themselves from danger. Here we have details about Snakebot, the sensible robot.

By On January 16, 2012 Respond
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Magnet Links Soon to Replace Torrent Files

Magnet Links Soon to Replace Torrent Files

All the torrent addicts out there should keep their eyes open for the new technology that is going to change the game very soon. If you are hunting in The Pirate Bay for your favorite movies, music albums or the latest games, or highly priced software you should know that the company is considering replacing torrent files with magnet links.

By On January 16, 2012 Respond
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Control Home Appliances Through Siri Integrated With Crestron System

Control Home Appliances Through Siri Integrated With Crestron System

Siri has been truly a revolution in the world of voice-based assistance. And since it’s inception, it has been integrated into a number of other systems. For instance, Siri has been used to lock or unlock cars. In this latest news on Siri, you can now use Crestron Home Automation System with Siri installed on it. This allows to control appliances, light etc in your house through your voice! This is a step ahead from the already-present automation systems in that it lets your voice control, rather than the conventional remote control devices.

By On January 15, 2012 Respond
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