The thanksgiving holidays are more than welcome :) Your children are back from their colleges for the celebration and you’re all geared up to have a blessed happy family meal together but how can Google be left behind in all the fun? Your personalized Google is here to offer loads of services for you this thanksgiving season. Promoting to lay you off all your stress of preparing for the event and focus only on thankfulness and celebration Google’s official Blog showcased how Google was a one shop stop for all the solutions to one’s needs this holiday season.
Aiming to cook for your loved ones yourself with all attention and love? You need not get worried about spoiling all the fun. Just log onto YouTube and experience a series of videos telling you just the right ways to get a marvelous Turkey prepared. The cooking fun can be combined with practical tips coming right from another Google user’s kitchen by getting connected together via the Google community and then Google Hangout!
The latest gem in the Smartphone legacy of Apple Inc. iPhone 5 is being posed as the ‘thinnest, lightest, fastest iPhone ever’ by its creator company. iPhone itself is the legacy that makes its users stick to it and not letting them have the second thoughts of choosing another phone over it. With the latest feather in its cap Apple has remarkably taken the edge of producing an incredibly light phone and this specification does not at all go unnoticed. The beholder doesn’t take more than a unit second to determine its light weight.
The thumb friendly natured iPhone 5 is characterized with the 4 inch Retina display screen which adds to its perfect proportion. The phone has not been changed in terms of width as compared to its predecessor iPhone 4s. The new phone embeds the new A5 chip which promises better graphics and poses much better and faster CPU performance all at the cost of no excessive power consumption at all. Outstanding battery life and ultra rich design experience are what make the thinner and the better new iPhone 5. More >
For a layman ‘Usability’ is the synonym for the ease of use associated with something. The more user friendly a utility is, the greater is its usability. With respect to software and Operating systems usability is the Key to success. The recently launched and highly lauded Windows 8 OS is being critically assessed by experts for its usability drawbacks. For the common user currently planning a shift from their old Windows 7 this may come as a setback.
A fascinating way to look at your house from up in the skies! This was my very first personal experience of Google Earth. The 3D image of planet Earth in front of me took me instantly first to my city and then eventually to my desired location within seconds(depends on your internet bandwidth though!) as soon as I entered my city’s name in the search bar. What you may have already guessed from my earlier narration is that Google Earth is a program that virtually depicts our very own planet Earth in front of us.
Downloadable from our very trusted and dependable Google the software gets updated with the latest imagery of physical location at regular intervals. So if you just got your house painted with a new color it may be not be visible instantly but would definitely spring up soon. You can place a landmark on your desired locations on the Globe naming them whichever way you like. This tagging can be made public or kept private as per the user’s experience. It is recommended and considered a healthy activity to tag laces with their original names and make the tagging public so as to add to the richness of the software. More >
Are you tired of the same old templates and types of presentation styles available in Microsoft PowerPoint? Presentations have been given a new look with the introduction of a new style of presenting called Prezi. This presentation mode is a sigh of relief and is best when it enables import of already existing Power Point format presentations into its own templates.
“A marvelous approach to the visualization of information.” — Rob Campbell, Founder, PowerPoint More >
Gone are the days when the crashing of your computer system’s hard disk used to be an issue. If you’re surprised to read the former statement then either you’re still living in the nineteenth century or you’re not concerned with the latest fringe benefits technology has in store for you. Ever since technology went cloud this tech world has changed enormously. SkyDirve is the latest addition. SkyDrive is your ever available data backup facility provided by Microsoft.
Dictionary.com states the Turing Test as:
“A procedure to test whether a computer is capable of humanlike thought.”
This refers to the fact that this is a procedure to assess how much reasoning can be performed by a computer and how intelligibly can it perform in order to logically evaluate situations and circumstances.
Alan Turing, the creator of the Turing Test conducted an Imitation Game. According to the game a person sits remotely from a room in which a person and a computer are placed. The remotely located person asks questions from the respondents. If the responses obtained as a result are such that it becomes hard for the interrogator to decide which ones of them are from the customer and which are from the human respondent the computer is said to have passed the test. More >
When it comes to creativity and innovation Apple Inc. is one of the very first names that comes into our minds. Creativity and Apple seem to go hand in hand. The technology domain recognizes Apple as the sole runner which may be edging in price than its competitors but provides for the cost by giving the unique experience of usability and design that no other peer does.
A peek into the business domain of Apple Inc. shows that it is no common corporate organization. Apple has evolved the way users wanted it to. Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple did not believe in making a product after taking the prospective user’s input. He claimed that by the time the product would be ready the user’s preferences would have changed. More >
Technology has evolved to be the change agent for the human race. The term is often used interchangeably with globalization. The concept of globalization and its essence with respect to technology has been discussed with different aspects by writers. Following is an account of the perspective few of the most famous commentators on the said topic:
Friedman’s venture of Globalization dominatingly described the planet Earth as being virtually flat rather than being round as it is narrated with respect to its geographical coordinates. The author exclaimed at discovering the availability of technologically advanced facilities in Bangalore, India that were linked directly to their sister corporations in the world of the west only via the .com phenomenon. The author described that events such as the coming down of the Berlin wall, the advent of Windows Operating System and the emergence of Netscape Navigator as the first few things that had begun the process of globalization. He emphasized that a few things should be adopted that would assist in the globalization arena. These may be: Outsourcing, off shoring, open sourcing, Insourcing, supply chaining, collaboration and VoIP. More >
The idea itself is extremely inspiring! The existence of one single domain acting as an enormous den of learning material is highly accredit itself. The basic thought of learning just about anything and everything just on the touch of a fingertip is wondrous. The Khan Academy is a well acclaimed web portal which has evolved a new way of learning. The site, accompanied with a YouTube channel, features thousands of videos on a large variety of topics. More >