A new entry-level smartphone by Taiwan-based tablet and smartphone manufacturer HTC has finally hit the stores. HTC Desire C now rests on the company’s low-end of the Android-powered product line. It is the newest member to be added to the reincarnated ‘Desire’ family. Powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it’s ‘armed’ with built in NFC support. The Desire family of devices has stood the test of time, showing great performance since 2010.Read More
Producers across the world are working to reduce power consumption for networking hardware; doing more for less energy use is crucial as never before. One of the pioneers of this field is On-Ramp Wireless. Company is a world leader in wireless utilities, bearing in mind the idea of making operations more energy efficient and reducing costs in mind. On-Ramp Wireless goes in for AMR/AMI, energy management, grid building control, remote monitoring and sensor networking. On-Ramp Wireless is the co-founder of IEEE 802.15.4k standard for low-rate wireless networks.Read More
The VP of Microsoft’s Windows Phone Division announced at the 2012 Windows Phone Summit in San Francisco a new feature for Windows Phone 7.5: the new Start screen of the Windows Phone 8. The keyword in the announcement is “feature” as smartphone users will not get upgrades to Windows Phone 8 for their Windows Phone 7.5. The software company will give users a partial upgrade of the operating system through an update of Windows Phone 7.8.Read More
Asus has added a new product to its Ultrabook lineup: Zenbook Prime UX31A. The new Ultrabook is a successor to the company’s Zenbook UX31E launched in 2011. Asus wants to address some of the issues that users raised against the Zenbook UX31E with the Zenbook Prime UX31A.
The Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A is very sleek, measuring
Almost every user has come across a webpage full of nasty animated GIFs. It’s an extremely annoying stuff to see on the web. In fact, it’s possible to suspend them in Firefox by simply pressing the Escape key. Moreover, this trick also works in Safari, though one needs to hold the Escape key down for keeping them from emerging again.Read More
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is acquiring Yammer Inc., a B2B social networking firm for $2.1 billion. The acquisition of the social network operator will enhance Microsoft’s cloud services and allow the company to compete with other businesses that offers social networking software such as Salesforce.com Inc., with newbie Jive Software Inc. and with the startup Asana Inc. being run by Dustin Moskovitz, the Facebook co-founder. Rob Koplowitz, a Forrester Research Inc. (FORR) analyst, claims that Microsoft needed consolidation; social networking is an important communication generator. As Microsoft is behind in this aspect, the acquisition of Yammer will allow the company to have a strong position and can even put the company on the lead.Read More
Kickstarter has been around for quite some time now and has a number of very successful and high profile projects linked to its name. The innovative platform brings both entrepreneurs and investors in order to productively and profitably develops an idea, but according to the latest infographic nearly half of the projects on Kickstarter are destined to fail.Read More
These days nobody denies that so called Internet vulnerabilities are actively used by a great number of criminals and even states. The London 2012 Olympics can become a victim of terrorist groups and security preparations should significantly reduce the level of risk. By the way in the nearer past both China and Russia were supposed to be leaders of cyber terrorism.Read More
Many users of Android and Apps Editor at TNW download various applications. Some of them remain unused for a long time while others are used almost every day. There are several necessary apps for Android to spend more time doing instead of dawdling.Read More
This has been a very important week for the tech world as people were witnesses of Surface unveiling, Microsoft’s own tablet computer.
Launch of the Surface Tablet
During a super secretive event that took place on Monday, the tech giant Microsoft has decided to unveil the soon to be sold Surface computer. The device, from the very first time people laid their eyes on it looked like something that would compete with Apple’s iPad for sure.Read More