Japan always provides us with new innovations, the latest one is being a kiss transmission device, it will record, relay and if you wish it, it will replay your finest tongue. It got a plastic implement taking input from one persons mouth and conveying it to a second box, intended to be gobbled up by the recipient of this techno-affection, who may respond in kind or just sit back and enjoy the thrill of it.
Category: PC & Linux
Ubuntu 11.04 or Natty Narwhal, is now here and packing the significant changes from earlier editions of the Linux distro. The most obvious is arrival of Unity desktop environment, which was relegated to netbooks. It got integrated search, a combination launcher and taskbar, and app menus that have been moved to the top of the screen basically it is harvested the best ideas from Apple and Microsoft and splashed pretty coat of aubergine paint on it.
Dells new Precision laptops M4600 and M6600 workstations already impressed us by the specs, will be on sale from May 10th. Dell revealed that the machines will make their debut with the prices at $1,678 for M4600 and $2,158 for M6600 for its big 17-inch. The laptops also have optional IPS and four-finger multi-touch displays for your viewing pleasure and RAID support for your peace of mind. For more details read the press release
Windows XP, Vista, 7 – Use SmallWindows To Switch Between Applications Quickly Like Apple’s Expos Function
When you flick the cursor to a specific corner of the monitor, Expos shows thumbnails of all active programs minimized on the desktop.
Mozilla Firefox 4.0 has reached 100 million downloads, Mozillas community coordinator for Firefox marketing revealed it on his personal blog last weekend. While this is quite a achievement , a web analytics company showed that Firefox 4 has done nothing to boost Mozillas overall share of the browser market. Most of the 100 million downloads are done by existing users to upgrade their older Firefox versions. It is to be noted that Firefox 4 was well received by critics and users.
When making a call to another country such as the USA, you don’t want to inadvertently wake someone up in the middle of the night.
Regular defragmentation keeps the system performance consistent. But you cannot sit at your PC through this entire process.
18 months after Windows 7 was released, Microsoft is boasting that it had sold 350 million licenses of its operating system. Windows 7, is flourishing both at home and at work. Microsoft cites and IDC estimate that 90 percent of corporations are currently in the process of migrating to Windows 7, and Redmond claims that deploying Windows 7 will allow businesses to save around $140 per PC per year. This take up got nice side effects notably, it will be another nail in the coffin of IE6.
Researchers in France have found a way to double the storage capacity of magnetic disk drives by constructing 3D Towers on information. The persons from SPINTEC created these pillars out of bit-patterned media separated magnetic nanodots, each of which carries one bit of data. By layering the dots in specific formations, the team created a multilevel magnetic recording device with an areal density of two bits per dot twice it started with.
The Dells much leaked Alienware M14x and M11x laptops finally available now. The gaming laptops are available now in Dells official websites of Malaysia, US, Australia, New Zealand, and UK. This is a Alienware laptop and M14x is available for around $1,600 of price. It features a Core i7 2820QM Processor, 8GB of RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GT555M Graphics with 3GB of DDR3 memory and Optimus technology. You can choose a choice of resolution either 1366*768 or 1600*900 on 14-inch display. There is now much news about the specs of M11x yet.
The leaked out version of Windows 8 we have seen got a feature called Portable Workspaces, it enables you to take a 16GB or greater external storage device and dump a bootable, runnable copy of Win8 on there. It remains to be seen just how many copies one could create and whether they ever expire or indeed, whether they can themselves be copied onto an HDD like a ghost image, but it is easy to see this as a boon for support personnel.
Designer Park Hyun Jin over at Yanko recently posted some renders of Fujitsu Lifebook X2, a laptop that allows for two orientations thanks for its four folds. The design features full QWERTY keyboard, which can be used when the netbook is folded out in full, as well as a half-folded option with an on screen keyboard. We had love for this compact design to become a reality, but we cant trap our brains around the seam between two screens.