Archive for the ‘tech’ Category

Chrome 9

Posted: February 9, 2011 in Development, Google, Internet, Opera, tech

Google chrome 9 which is now available is the first browser with WebGL and comes with Google instant on the status bar. Google have A website that has the latest experiments using WebGL called chromeexperiments. They have some awesome feature here that i think you should check out. Chrome having been available for only two and A half years have already overtaken IE which is currently on IE9 which has had some good improvements compared to their previous browser versions. Chrome is expected to overtake Opera currently on version 10 by the end of this year. Google is cooking up the next version of chrome expected to be released in A few months.

 

The new version of the browser has A new tab Above the “Most visited” tab  called “App” which includes three links including one to the web store. You can click on Tools then “About Google chrome” to see what version you are currently running.

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Facebook vs Google

Posted: January 26, 2011 in Internet, Social, tech

It is pretty obvious that giants Facebook and Google are heading it out to see who comes out on top as Google has rolled out A statement saying “They are hiring 6200 employees in the year 2011 which is up from the 6122 in 2007” while Facebook are nearing 600 million user (1/10 in the world). With Google recent having their business guru Eric Schmidt stepping down as CEO Larry Page has A lot to prove in the company. So the big question now really is who will become the biggest successor ?

Out with Netbooks In with Tablets

Posted: January 21, 2011 in Internet, tech

In A recent Post I spoke about the popularity of smartphones and tablets replacing the need for netbooks in the community. Well popular company Deloitte are with me on this and have recently stated that in the year of 2011 they are only distributing smartphones and Tablets meaning that they are dropping the Netbooks. I won’t say I’m surprised because I foresaw this coming a mile away.

N8 vs iPhone 4

Posted: December 10, 2010 in Internet, Social, tech

New is out that the new Nokia N8 is out and it looks pretty impressive looking at the features, on the other hand the new iPhone 4  has been the talk about ever since its launch date. Looking at some of the articles that have been written to compare the two smart phones one may have different views about them yet some are written in favour of either the N8 or the iPhone. Now when you look at the two devices they are both very good products two of the best smartphones out lately.

N8

Some outstanding features that the N8 has in store for you include HDMI output to your HD television with Dolby 5.1 surround sound, its extremely impressive 12 mega pixel sensor (Takes the best pictures among all smartphone yet), is running the latest Symbian ^3 OS, multitasking, comes in a variety of colours to choose from, running on 256 processing unit which can still be improved, comes with internal 16g memory with Micro-SD slot up to 32g, OVI store, recording 720p video, outputting via HDMI, including the 3.5-inch AMOLED display, has a separate Broadcom GPU alongside its ARM 11 processing core, with 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0 plus A2DP, GPS (both the real and assisted kind), USB On-The-Go support, a 1200mAh battery and 3.5-inch AMOLED display stretching to 640 x 360 resolution

http://engt.co/b6uJnb

iPhone 4

Running the latest iOS4 the iPhone 4 looks far better then the iPhone 3gs which is not surprising, running the A4 1ghz processing unit which is very powerful and impressing, is currently the slimmest smartphone on the market, with an option of 16g or 32g internal memory, facetime, Apple App store, 5 mega pixel camera, 960 x 640 IPS screen the “Retina Display” which knocks off all other competitors in the water managing 326ppi pixel density along with an 800:1 contrast ratio, 30FPS 720p video recording, multitasking and comes in the traditional black and white colours

http://engt.co/97KQ37

So with that being said it all comes down to your preferences as to which device your want in your hands

The Samsung Galaxy Tab is now available on the Vodacom network. This device has a rich web browser which allows users to view internet content including Flash sites. We as customers can also access Google’s application store and download up to 100 000 applications in the Android market. It is a tablet and a phone since it allows users to browse the internet, view photos, watch movies in full high-definition (HD) and send e-mails. It boasts a 7 inch screen with a (1024X600) screen resolution and high pixel density making it perfect for viewing office documents and to use as an e-book reader. A definite must have !

FaceTweet

Posted: November 19, 2010 in Development, Internet, tech

Facebook and Twitter integration !. The two social application are looking into joining forces as of the recent web 2.0 summit. Facebook CEO  Mark Zuckerberg said the social giant Facebook are looking into making an email service for Facebook which will allow only certain people within your social network to be able to send you emails and so forth which is another way they are trying to reduce spam !. Twitter on the other hand think there is nothing that the two can possibly work on towards a great and successful out come. So news on that are yet to be published until then !

iPhone vs Andriod

Posted: November 19, 2010 in Development, Internet, tech

The battle continues as the two giant companies battle over which phone we as the customers should use. Recently stats show that the two are even in the month of October in term of smartphones. When comparing the two iPhone gets a heads up for usability but Android gets the heads up for apps so one has to decide between excellent usability or top of the range new fresh apps. Yes iPhone does have apps for the iPhone range but the Android apps are far better and they arrive before the iPhone gets them.

 

So which is your pick ?