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Last Updated on 30 Oct. 2014, Total: 183 Blog Posts

  1. Intelligent Thermostats!

    Nest Labs, a one year old venture of 100 experts and based in Palo Alto, California. Founded by former Apple executives, Nest Labs claims to have built the world's first learning thermostat. The intelligent and stylish device is intended to save energy costs by adjusting the consumption according to the house or room needs. Whereas, traditional devices keep a constant... Read More

  2. Breakthrough in SSD Technology

    November 2011, OCZ Technology announced the launch of a pair of new SSDs having the highest capacity in a 2.5-inch form factor. The new drives are in the Octane family and include the Octane 6Gbps and the Octane-S2 using a 3Gbps interface. OCZ claims it is the first SSD maker to hit 1TB in a 2.5-inch form factor drive. Both... Read More

  3. Hybrid Memory in the pipeline!

    Founded by Micron Technology and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a new Consortium made up of six industry leaders is working on a Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) which represents an entirely new category of high performance memory, delivering unprecedented system performance and bandwidth. The goal of the Consortium is to facilitate HMC Integration into a wide variety of systems, platforms and... Read More

  4. Computerized voices!

    If you're in the study of voice-activated features or curious why people generally find women voices more pleasing than men's then I suggest you read this article at cnn.com. Research on computerized voices suggests that female preference starts as early as the womb and the practice goes back to World War II, when women voices were employed in airplane cockpits... Read More

  5. Enhanced Touchscreen Technology

    TapSense is a project that enhances touchscreen technology by allowing surfaces to identify the type of object being used for input. Researchers Chris Harrison, Julia Schwarz and Scott E. Hudson, at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute and Heinz College Center for the Future of Work, Carnegie Mellon University have found a means that can identify different parts of the anatomy of... Read More

  6. xpPhone 2 is the first world breakthrough “Post-Smartphone”

    Next year, In-Technology Group (ITG) will be releasing their new xpPhone 2 designed with a 1.6-GHz processor, 2 GB of memory, and 112 GB solid state disk, supporting both Windows 7 and Windows 8. This means that customers of xpPhone 2 can remain compatible with any Cloud computing system or IT system without the need to purchase new software for... Read More

  7. Knowledge, Networks and Nations

    In March of 2011 a high level conference at the Royal Society (a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence) discussed the current and future landscape of science. Many aspects were tackled and many questions came up such as, how should authorities, businesses and scientists respond to today's reality? and what is... Read More

  8. More organizations move to Private Clouds

    The University of Western Australia is shifting its 400 TB of data resources to private cloud. All of the University IT resources will now be hosted on the cloud while the connections between the cloud data centers and the University have been upgraded to 10Gbps. So what's the big fuzz? The move is quite big and the interesting part is... Read More

  9. Zoho’s mobile apps

    Zoho's Customer Relationship Management solution now supports mobile devices. iPhone users can now follow sales leads, follow up ongoing deals and access accounts and other info while they are travelling even in offline mode! To read more about Zoho's CRM Mobile Edition for iPhone go here. For the Android users Zoho has released a mobile application that can create invoices... Read More

  10. Citrix acquisition of Cloud.com

    On July 12th 2011, Citrix announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cloud.com. Cloud.com is a major vendor in software platforms for Cloud computing and their main solution, CloudStack is known to be a simple and a very cost-effective 'open by design' solution. Citrix Systems is a major provider of virtual computing with a large spectrum of products -... Read More

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