For all those who think this would be another post about the Microsoft Surface Tablet they are sadly mistaken. Though Microsoft Surface Tablet is one of the finest tablets in the market right now but this post features an even more interesting touch sensing technology which is slowly revolutionizing our environment without most of us even noticing it.
Imagine that you’re sitting in a coffee shop and the table top your chair in lined to is an interactive touch sensitive screen which provides a user friendly menu of viewing the menu offered by the coffee shop. You can drag your chosen food from among the menu into a separate drop down menu personalized for you. Overall it’s like a tabletop computer at hand. This is the technology named as Microsoft Surface 2.0. Marketed officially in the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2011 the technology has ever since been eyed anxiously by corporate and individual users alike.
The first two words in the title are not unknown to anyone who is even brushed by social media. Specially all those having Facebook profiles must definitely have received a SimSocial invitation from any of their friends. Not that you do not know, but very simply said, SimCity is a game where every user gets to create their own buildings in a virtual city. The latest on the front is that the founders of SimCity, Electronic Arts have announced that it is venturing into educational platform by launching SimCityEDU. Read on to know what SimCityEDU is.
Yesterday, January 18th 2013 marked the first anniversary of the event when the promulgation of laws against internet freedom were taking place. Remember The SOPA and the PIPA acts? These sister acts were introduced and were on the verge of being implemented curbing the internet freedom we so very flexibly and unknowingly enjoy. It is essential that their halting be remembered with the consciousness that all such possible attempts in the future should be fought back and reverted.
Wrapp is a social gifting service that has become immensely popular on the social media. The initiation of the year 2011 saw the invention of this social gifting service. Wrapp allows the sending of both free and paid gifts from various brands. All you need to do is to be a member of Facebook and that is just about all that is needed. Owing to the popularity the app for the software was also launched for the iPhone and Android smartphones too.
By now you may have heard an awful lot about the data deluge, a flood of new information released to the world thanks to the portals of the Internet. Information that used to come through at a snail’s pace is now delivered rapid-fire on a daily basis because more sites are giving out more information to hungry customers.
The old expression “he who has the most toys wins” applies here, only substitute the word information for toys and you get the basic concept.
If you can wrap yourself around the data deluge and figure out the way to control the release of information, you can channel it into useful portals that prevent data from becoming just more mindless chatter on the information superhighway.
The superlative version of your ever trusted Microsoft Office Desktop application, Office 365 was officially launched in 2011. Office Desktop Setup is an essential application for every computing system and serves innumerable services. The Microsoft Office 365, however is a cloud based package that in available for an affordable monthly fee in Professional and Enterprise Editions.
The emergence and popularity of social media domains has revolutionized ever since the popularity of Tumblr and Twitter have paced up. Facebook however comes back as an attempt to revitalize its popularity by organizing a Live event on the 15th of January 2013.
Hey Programmers! It is time for the event that has so very keenly been awaited for by you! The Facebook Hacker’s Cup 2013! An international event hosted by Facebook, it is a unique chance provided by Facebook to gather the potential programming talents from all over the world.
The official Facebook page of the Facebook Hacker Competition 2013 quotes:
” The Facebook Hacker Cup is an annual worldwide programming competition where hackers compete against each other for fame, fortune, glory and a shot at the coveted Hacker Cup. Want to compete? checkout our FAQ section for complete details.”
If you recently switched to Windows 8 its association with Skype as a built in client similar to the way Microsoft’s earlier Operating System versions used to be associated with Windows Live messenger must have been noticed by you. Skype is being used as a built in Application which is associated with the Microsoft account you associate with your very own personalized Windows 8. This domination of the Skype software lessened the surprise of the news that Microsoft was eventually and officially going to replace its very loyal Live Messenger with Skype.
Google is one of the organizations who not only applaud the use of better energy but also take actions to become a part of it. Though these are not the company’s first investments for the renewable energy cost but the latest on the front is that Google has bought an investment of around 200 Million USD in a wind farm in Texas.