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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Sims social new rival for Zynga on Facebook

ShoutBloger: Zynga from now seems to be extra careful because the Facebook social gaming world has been their strong competitors emerged, namely The Sims Social.

As quoted from Mashable on Wednesday August 31, 2011, The Sims Social which is a franchise from Electronic Arts, has exited its beta version last week.

Although the new, but the Facebook version of the Sims social game has been played by over 4.6 million people every day, according to AppData, an Internet traffic tracking service from the Inside Network.

The Sims Social launched direct also flew into the list of top 10 applications on Facebook, by being in position 6 on the back of the games made by Zynga kinds: 'CityVille', 'Farmville', 'Empire & Allies', 'Texas Hold' Em 'and' Pioneer Trail '.

Looking at the achievement of the above, Chris Taylor of Mashable estimated that Facebook could beat the leaders of social games on Facebook today, CityVille, at the end of September.

Because it is addictive, it's no wonder The Sims sells. For the PC version only, The Sims sold 140 million copies worldwide.

The Sims Social begins with the establishment of avatars for the players, build houses and the neighborhood. Gamers must continue to care for their Sim characters by bathing, resting and connect them with other Sim characters.

So far so ordinary. But there is what distinguishes The Sims Social with its PC version is: Sims characters are the property of the user's Facebook friends.

You do not interact with Facebook friends in real-time, but you can see a video replay of what happened to the characters Sim's friends on Facebook, explains Taylor.

Users can to approve or not, Sims character's relationship with their Facebook friends, to get to the next level of relationship, he added.

The players, who are used to playing The Sims, may be happy or disappointed over the new features. In The Sims Social users can no longer control the entire Sims family, while those users who are sadistic are also no longer able to kill their creations.


Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Arrows tab F-01D Fujitsu's water resistant Android tablet with TV tuner

ShoutBloger: Tablet computers with Android operating system is scattered on the market. Fujitsu also try to be different with Arrows tab F-01D android, a tablet that is designed tough enough to face less favorable conditions.

Tablet with 10 inch landscape display is declared waterproof and dustproof. Presumably, a tablet with this kind of resistance is still rare on the market.

The Arrows tab F-01D Fujitsu's specifications are quite promising. He is among others equipped with dual-core processor 1 GHz TI OMAP4430, 1280x800 resolution screen, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, or front and rear camera.

As quoted from Liliputing on Tuesday August 30, 2011, a tablet that uses Android operating system Honeycomb also has connectivity options 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution). Even that is quite unique, Arrows Tab F-01D equipped with a TV tuner.

Unfortunately, this tablet seems to just be circulating in Japan alone. Working closely with operators NTT DoCoMo, the Arrows tab F-01D android will go on sale early September.


Samsung Announces Wave 3, Wave M and Wave Y

ShoutBloger: Samsung Electronics introduces three new smartphones that use homemade operating systems 'Samsung bada'. All three are expected to increase market share and be an alternative in addition to their primary focus on Android.

Like the previous Samsung bada phones series, they bear the name of the Wave. Samsung develops Bada to strengthen themselves in the field of software, after the previous focus as a hardware manufacturer.

Samsung Wave 3 to be the most superior. Wave 3 had a 1.4 GHz processor, 4-inch screen Super AMOLED technology and a 5 megapixel camera. The body was wrapped in metallic.

While the class Wave M and Wave Y is below. Wave armed M 832MHz processor, 3.65-inch screen, and a 5 megapixel camera. Medium Wave Y has the same processor with Wave M, but the screen size is only 3.2 inch and 2-megapixel camera.

Quoted by Reuters on Tuesday August 30, 2011, trio Samsung mobile phones over the previous 7 series add to the already present in the Wave family. Support the application can be obtained from Samsung Apps now has about 13 thousand applications.

Wave Three handset that supports all ChatOn, messaging service from Samsung. ChatOn expected to compete with popular messaging services such as BBM (BlackBerry Messenger). Called the price or availability yet, but it seems in the near future.


Sunday, August 28, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE Android tablet with Dual Core Processor

ShoutBloger: Samsung has just confirmed on Android Samsung Galaxy Tab tablets 8.9 LTE, along with the popular smartphone Samsung Galaxy S II LTE.

The new Samsung Galaxy 8.9 LTE is 0.3mm thinner than the standard version, with a thickness of 8.9mm and is equipped with dual-core 1.5GHz processor.


Those who are not familiar with the standard 8.9 specifications Galaxy need to know that these tablets are still using the dual-core CPU 1.GHz, equipped with ULP GeForce GPU.


Galaxy Tab Tablet 8.9 LTE will run with Google operating system and memory Honeycomb 1GB RAM, 16GB (32GB or 64GB) of internal memory and microSD card slot for memory expansion (up to 32GB). The remainder of the same hardware configuration, including 800 x 1280 pixel screen and Wi-Fi a / b / g / n and Bluetooth 3.0.

Pricing and availability Galaxy 8.9 LTE specification details may be presented this weekend during the exhibition IFA 2011 in Berlin.


The Godfather Five Families will released on Facebook & Google +

ShoutBloger: Hollywood's Paramount movie studios and game developers will evoke Kabam legendary Godfather films in the form of social games on Facebook and Google +.

The game, 'The Godfather: Five Families’ is the first film made by Francis Ford Coppola's legendary slide into the realm of casual gaming. Variety reports that quoted by TG Daily, Sunday August 28, 2011.

Previously, Electronic Arts (EA) has also created the Godfather game, but not received encouraging.

Coppola reportedly was not pleased with the making of this game, especially because of the Paramount as the owner did not ask permission to film herself.

One charge of casting Godfather game, Fred Roos, also deplored the presence of the game.

I think the game's launch plan is very cheap. Why do not they make the game 'Gone With the Wind' or Orson Wells movies alone? Is nothing sacred anymore thing? He said.


Saturday, August 27, 2011

Google TV release in Europe early 2012

ShoutBloger: Google Inc. reportedly will begin to launch his own TV service in Europe, early 2012. This is expressed by Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt as reported by Reuters on Sunday August 28, 2011.

Google TV service, which lets users access the Web and television content through a browser on the TV screen, has actually been introduced in the United States since late last year. Unfortunately, these services do not get a warm welcome as the initial expectations. Even a number of popular U.S. broadcast networks like NBC, Fox and CBS to block these services.

All three networks, as well as several other names in television and telecommunications industry, did not want Google to 'steal' their share of ad revenue without contributing to creating the program.

Some in the U.S. worry we will compete with the broadcasters and content creators. In fact just the opposite of our goals, said Schmidt.

We want to support the content industry by providing an open platform for the generation of a new TV in order to continue to grow, as Android becomes open platform for future phones, he added.

Hopefully, Google TV could be released in Europe early next year, said Schmidt.


Facebook Deals services will be stopped

ShoutBloger: After doing the trial for four months, Facebook finally stop service that seeks to rival Facebook Deals Groupon service.

After testing Deals for four months, we decided to discontinue this product within the coming weeks, explains Facebook to Reuters quoted by Mashable on Saturday August 27, 2011.


Facebook launches Deals in late April with hopes of 750 million more of its members to use the product in their everyday commercial transactions.


Facebook Deals feature itself is basically an extension of service up Places. Deals to provide incentives for Facebook users to integrate Places in their daily lives, and they are also an incentive for major marketers and brands to put more money into the Facebook platform.

We think there is a major force in social networking to encourage the interest of the local business community, added Facebook.

We've learned a lot from the tryouts and will continue to evaluate how best to improve local business, he concluded.


Friday, August 26, 2011

Facebook launch image filter service similar to Instagram

ShoutBloger: Starting from popularity of Instagram a photo sharing service, Facebook plans to add a series of photo filters in mobile applications.

Facebook claimed the image filter features is ready. However, Mark Zuckerberg, asking that the addition of several filters before the product is released.

Facebook will introduce filters photographs some of which are similar to what is in Instagram. Like a camera lens that makes the picture look so old school.

Facebook will also introduce the novelty of the filter images which will be released later, with the hope of attracting users from other photo applications.

Actually, Facebook has tried to acquire Instagram during the summer. But apparently it did not work.

Co-founder Kevin Instagram Systrom declined to comment about the acquisition. Systrom also reluctant responding on Facebook plans that will make a similar Instagram application.

Since its emergence a year ago, Instagram can reach users with fast enough. Currently, at least more than 8 million users.


Some leaks about HTC Omega windows phone mango device

ShoutBloger:  HTC is rumored to soon release the latest mobile phones based on Windows Phone 7 (WP7) Mango called HTC Omega. The news was confirmed by the appearance of the phone being leaked on the internet.

Slash Gear launch, most likely HTC Omega will be one device that is planned to be introduced on the HTC press event will be held Sept. 1.

Smartphone from Taiwan was also mentioned will introduce other handset called HTC Mango Eternity.

Another report, detailing the leaked specifications of HTC Omega. This phone is reportedly going to come wrapped in white and silver color combination with aluminum construction.

Omega HTC which also may be called the HTC radar, is believed to have SLCD 3.8 inch screen, 1.5 GHz single processor from Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 512MB of RAM, a DLNA compatibility and micro-HDMI output. Another addition, Omega HTC 8MP camera equipped with two LED flash, allowing the integration of Skype for video chat.

Previously, also heralded HTC will release two new smartphones, Prime and Ignite that carries the mobile operating system Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.


Wednesday, August 24, 2011

iPhone 4 cheap edition will be released soon

ShoutBloger: A few weeks back, Apple released the iPhone cheap edition 'iPhone 4S' soon. This is Apple's attempt to win the hearts of consumers among the low-end, from rivals such as Nokia which controls the Asian market.

Having long been the ruling mobile phone market share in high-end segment seems to make Steve Jobs company is stuck. Now, Apple is looking for new markets to keep the company's growth rate continues to strengthen.

iPhone 4S cheap edition is very important in the adoption cycle of the Apple iPhone, especially in the consumer market is booming, where the average individual income is lower, said Channing Smith, Co-manager of Capital Advisors Growth Fund owns shares in Apple.

Reported by Reuters on Wednesday August 24, 2011, one of the targeted Apple in China. Apple continues to discuss with top operators in China, China Mobile and China Telecom. Reportedly, the two had agreed to distribute the iPhone cheap edition.

Portfolio manager of Becker Capital Management, said Pat Becker trying to steal Apple's share of cake which is currently dominated by Nokia. Finnish vendor dominates the low-end market, while Apple has so far focused on the premium market.

Apple plans cheaper iPhone gush as well as an effort to compete with Android smartphone priced, especially the intense competitor, Samsung. iPhone is reportedly iPhone cheaper version will be called the iPhone 4S and released concurrently with the iPhone 5. What is the exact price? Apple has yet to reveal it. But clearly, the price will be in the range of $ 200 or about USD 1.7 million. Just wait for his presence!


Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Latest version of Yahoo Mail has 100 Million Active Users

ShoutBloger: Yahoo announced that the latest version of Yahoo Mail was launched a few months ago already has 100 million active users monthly.

As quoted from TechCrunch on Wednesday August 24, 2011, additional features in the latest version of Yahoo Mail also includes an integrated notifications and messages from Facebook, Twitter, Zynga and other email service providers, on the display face.

Yahoo Mail now also has a customization with 50 themes, which have improved search methods, and others. In addition, Yahoo Mail users can also use instant messaging services from Yahoo, Facebook and a Windows Live.

Also announced by Yahoo that Yahoo Mail is the new version offers several additional features, after they received feedback from its customers, by putting the message toolbar at the bottom of the message, and others.

Earlier in May, Yahoo reported that they already have 90 million users, and claims to be the largest email providers in the United States. But the biggest email service will face competition from Gmail and Microsoft Hotmail.

As a comparison measure of the amount of 100 million active users, the output CityVille Zynga games also has the same achievement for the month of January 2011.


Sony Ericsson live android Smartphone with a walkman handset

ShoutBloger: Sony Ericsson announces Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman handset, an Android Smartphone that deliver music and media experience is uniquely social.

A dedicated Walkman button provides instant access into the music player application, and consumers can also do like, share and find content through deep integration with Facebook. Infinite button allows consumers to explore further.

With an attractive design curves, layers of sparkling and mineral glass display, this phone has a 3.2 inch screen and a full 1GHz processor power. Front of the camera allows you to make video calls via Skype, while 5MP camera with Auto Focus was able to capture 720p HD video recording.

Features of the Sony xLOUD enhance the audio output, and the latest Android platform for Smartphone Gingerbread 2.3 provides access to more than 250,000 applications in the Android Market.

Consumers want a Smartphone that can deliver entertainment and rich social experience. Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman providing the best in entertainment communications, through-powered devices and interesting styles. With a deep Facebook integration, users can now share and connect with their friends in a seamless, said Ben Padley, Head of Marketing at Sony Ericsson, as reported through the official statement on Tuesday August 23, 2011.

Sony Ericsson live sound headset will be available globally in select markets starting in Q4 2011.


Windows 8 USB 3.0 support Microsoft promises

ShoutBloger: Microsoft confirmed that Windows 8 will fully support devices that use USB 3.0. However, these still remains the software giant will continue their support for the USB specification before.

Dennis Flanagan, director for program management at Microsoft's Networking and Devices division to explain this through Microsoft's official blog. He mentioned the USB 3.0 standard will be 10 times faster than its predecessor, USB 2.0. Its competitors, Apple has chosen to pick a faster standard Thunderbolt.

The decision to invest for USB 3.0 is very easy to do, but to do so without sacrificing the existing USB ecosystem is a major challenge to be faced, Flanagan writes, as reported by Mashable on Tuesday August 23, 2011.

Our design has been correctly followed the standard specification of USB 3.0 to enable support for USB 3.0 hardware. There are billions of USB devices that must be pursued Windows to be compatible, he added.

To make the USB 3.0 can work with the latest generation of Windows, Flanagan said his company began working with hardware makers to design the latest USB software carefully, while maintaining the interfaces and behaviors that already exist and ensure that every device and driver can work.


Monday, August 22, 2011

LG Optimus Sol with Ultra AMOLED power saving up to 30%

ShoutBloger: LG Electronics today announced a new member in of his Optimus line 'LG Optimus Sol', with a screen that is designed specifically for the face of sunlight.

Giving the name of 'Sol' refers to the display screen is very clear, where the user will still easily see the phone despite being under the hot sun. Similarly, reported Cellular News on Monday August 22, 2011.

All that thanks to the Ultra AMOLED screen Friday, which has twice the level of reflection than usual AMOLED screen. Use of this screen while reducing image quality degradation.

LG Optimus Sol stands out compared to its competitors as Android smartphone which has a 1GHz processor and AMOLED screen, but LG Optimus Sol affordable, said President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company Dr. Jong-seok Park on Monday August 22, 2011.

By introducing a phone that has the best screen appearance in this market, it seems we have a phone option for consumers who are looking for a great phone but not too fancy, he added.

LG Optimus Sol leaked
carries the operating system Android 2.3 Gingerbread and has a thickness of 9.8 millimeters and the Ultra AMOLED screen size big enough that is 3.8 inches. In addition, this phone is also still showing the other mainstay features like 5 megapixel camera.

Optimus Sol will be formally introduced in Europe in mid September, followed by other countries in Latin America and South America. Unfortunately, the LG did not want to divulge the price range for these devices.


Sunday, August 21, 2011

Facebook 'Like' buttons is blocked in Germany

ShoutBloger: One of the German states of blocking the 'like' button on Facebook that is symbolized by the image thumb. What lies behind the blocking of these?

With Facebook 'like' button, Facebook breach data protection laws in Germany. Consequently, the Germans gave the order to all existing sites in the state of Schleswig-Holstein to abolish the 'like' from their Facebook page.

The site owners were given until September 30 deadline for removal. All institutions in Schleswig-Holstein have to shut their Facebook fan page and remove the plug-in social as the 'like' from its website, the official statement from the German Data Protection Commissioner, as quoted from PCMag on Sunday August 21, 2011.

It is said by German authorities, Facebook has been gathering information from users who obtained the data on the 'like' button and this is considered to violate the rules. On the other hand, Facebook says that the 'like' only collect the IP addresses of the non-users and this information will be deleted after 90 days.

The issue of privacy is not the first time whipping Facebook, especially in Germany which has more stringent rules than the Americans. Previously, Facebook also received pressure from the German authorities in Hamburg to abolish the face recognition feature.


Saturday, August 20, 2011

Production of the Apple iPad 3 would begin in October 2011

ShoutBloger: Apple is reportedly preparing to start production of the latest generation of the iPad in October 2011.

Wall Street Journal said that Cupertino has provided key components such as the display panel and a chip that will be ready before the Apple iPad 3 release date, which is planned for early 2012.

As quoted from TG Daily on Saturday August 20, 2011, the latest generation of the Apple iPad is expected to be the ultimate tablet that has a high-resolution images, i.e. 2048 x 1536 resolution compared with iPad 2 is currently only 1,024 x 768 pixels.

Resolution images that exist on the iPad 3 is approaching the best picture quality in LCD devices have on the Apple Cinema Display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 mega pixels.

As shown AppleInsider, reports the WSJ seems to be used to confirm the previous analysis presented Ming-Chi Kuo of Concord Securities.

Although Kuo was not sure whether sales iPad 3 will actually succeed in international markets, but he also noted if the tablet will feature a 9.7-inch IPS panel technology with FFS (Fringe Field Switching), which enables wider viewing angles and visual quality more clearly, even in direct sunlight.

Indeed, the iPad 3 is able to show the effects of high-density (HD). While the most likely application will be optimized for showing images, text and other content with the view that detailed and sharp.


Friday, August 19, 2011

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Best European Camera Phone 2011-2012

ShoutBloger: Two-line phone from Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc output successfully awarded the EISA (European Imaging and Sound Association) Award for 2011-2012 for the European Camera Phone cell phone Xperia arc Smartphone and 2011-2012 for the European Green mini Xperia phone.

EISA or the European Imaging and Sound Association is an association consisting of 50 specialized magazines from 19 European countries, forming the most prestigious multimedia magazines association in the world. Commonly known as the European EISA Awards, every year in June the chief editors of 50 magazines meet to Decide what products are worthy of winning the EISA Award.

For information, EISA Awards include six categories: Audio, Video, Home Theatre, Photography, In-Car Electronics and Mobile Devices.

We are very proud of our achievements Xperia phones Both EISA Awards 2011-2012 in the event this time. After a year Earlier X10 mini Xperia phones We won the title of European Mobile Phone 2010-2011, We Are pleased to be Able to maintain The existence of the Sony Ericsson in a very prestigious award this.

Camera Phone 2011-2012 European title for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is recognition of the Innovations that apply the technology Sony Ericsson Mobile BRAVIA Engine and Sony's Exmor R sensors. While the title of European Green Xperia Smartphone 2011-2012 for the mini is a special award for us because it is associated with Sony Ericsson's commitment to preserving the environment through we apply GreenHeart portfolio, he added.

One of the official quotation of the EISA jury about the Xperia arc as Mentioned, With a thickness of 8.7 millimeters at the thinnest his Xperia arc is a super-slim phone with an attractive design and very easy to put into your pocket.

8.1 megapixel camera was designed to use R from Sony's Exmor sensor can That Produce detailed images even in low light conditions. This is a phone that runs Android v2.3 with a 1GHz processor. It provides micro HDMI output That Is not only can be used for viewing videos and pictures in the phone, but can also reflect what is visible on the screen to your television, he added.

Meanwhile, a quote from EISA jury about the Xperia mini Among others, (Phones) Mirec recycled by SIMS Recycling Solutions, the company's repair and recycling of electrical and electronic equipment in the world's largest, Cleary shows That Pls dealing with chemical analysis, Xperia mini from Sony Ericsson has the best value. Despite its compact size and weight, green Xperia mini Cleary category is the winner in the mobile market today.


Thursday, August 18, 2011

Google releases Google Magnifier music search feature

ShoutBloger: Google search engine recently launched Google Magnifier music, music beta a feature to help users  to be more easily to find and obtain music.

Besides providing the songs for free, Google Magnifier music beta also displays live video performances, artist interviews, and channel to explore the various genres of music.

Additional features in this music beta feature aims to be none other than its users more comfortable using the online music storage service.

Quoted from Cnet on Friday August 19, 2011, this step is also Google's efforts to differentiate Music Beta of its competitors such as Amazon's Cloud Music and iCloud Apple released soon.

Google Magnifier music beta, which was launched last May, enabling users to upload their songs and play them anywhere, either via PC or mobile device.

Music Beta Debut at the time it begins by presenting two songs My Morning Jacket, a band that became a Grammy nominee.


Facebook Introduce new site navigation

ShoutBloger: Most Facebook users may not notice a change this one. Consider the left hand navigation of  Facebook 'Home', is there anything different? Facebook had just rearranged the section.

Navigation restructuring includes changes to bookmarks and notifications for Pages, Groups and Apps. This change has actually been announced since last week, as part of an effort made to make in order to more Engaging Facebook Apps.

Latest version of the navigation is divided into four groups namely Favorites, Pages, Groups and Apps. Inside there is a link directly to the Favorites feature such popular Facebook News Feed or Events.

Part Pages and Groups each featuring two Group Page and the most frequently used, along with notification number thereafter. While the App Requests Game Requests and apparently not much changed from previous versions are located in the navigation menu.

The 'More' is also now moved. If previously you could see a complete list of Groups by clicking the 'More' at the top of each set of menus, in this new version of the 'More' hidden. When the mouse to the right of Groups, only then will appear and the user can click it.

With a click, users will be taken to a page where they can add different Pages and Groups to the 'Favorites' to quickly and easily.

Excerpted from Mashableon Thursday August 18, 2011, navigation design previously used for the major redesign of Facebook in February 2010. Game and App request then added a few months later.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

ViewSonic ViewPad 10pro dual-OS tablet with Windows & Android OS

ShoutBloger: Confused to choosing Android or Windows-based tablets? Now you can get both at ViewPad 10pro, electronic manufacturing output last tablet from the United States.

Not only have the two OS, ViewSonic ViewPad 10pro is also the first tablet-armed 1.5 GHz Atom processor from Intel's Z670 Thursday. Designed specifically for tablet PCs, this new processor will minimize power consumption and enables the design of products that are smaller and thinner.

We listened to our customer’s desire. We make a dual-OS interface in ViewPad 10pro as quickly as possible. In addition, we also partnered with industry leaders CPU, Intel, to bring innovation and new designs, said Vice President of Business Development ViewSonic, Michael Holstein, as Cellular News on Wednesday August 17, 2011.

ViewPad carrying Gingerbread Android 2.3 platform that runs as an application on the Windows 7 operating system. Users only need to tap on the icon Android on the screen to switch to OS Gingerbread.

ViewSonic provides two configuration options for this innovative tablet. I.e. Professional Windows 7 platform and Android 2.3 with a 32GB capacity that is valued approximately USD699, or Windows 7 platform and Android 2.3 Premium with 16GB capacity and is estimated to be priced at USD599.

Not yet clear exactly when these tablets will go on sale. However, some sources mention that ViewSonic ViewPad 10pro will begin selling it late August.


Monday, August 15, 2011

Asus Eee Pad Slider September launch with free cloud storage

ShoutBloger: Some media indicated the latest tablet Asus Eee Pad Slider will be launched into the market next September.

Asus is planning to launch a four tablet computer based on Android 3.0 Honeycomb this year. The four tablets were certainly designed for various types of users and applications.

The first tablet is Asus Eee Pad Transformer, was launched last April with a tag of £ 379 for the 16GB version and £ 420 for the 32GB version. Now, after waiting long enough, the public seems to be enjoying a second Asus tablet, the Asus Eee Pad Slider, in the near future.

Channel 5 launched on Tuesday August 16, 2011, Asus Eee Pad Slider android Honeycomb can be will go on sale next September with the price range of £ 421 and £ 526 for the 16GB and 32GB versions.

Based on the initial leak, the Eee Pad Slider will be equipped with 10.1-inch touch screen as well as IPS slide QWERTY keyboard that slides out for convenient typing. Additionally, the Eee Pad Slider is also strengthened by NVIDIA Tegra 2, the processor with dual-core CPU, and NVIDIA GeForce GPUs.

Like the Asus Eee Pad Transformer, Asus did not forget to install an integrated digital camera in front of a magnitude 1.2 megapixel camera and behind the 5 megapixel camera.


Sunday, August 14, 2011

Xbox 360 Best selling game consoles in U.S.

ShoutBloger: Although the center condemnation due to a billing method of his Xbox 360 console Live, the Xbox 360 yet again become the best selling game console in the United States.

As alerts Tech Watch on Monday August 15, 2011, from Microsoft console managed to sell up to 277 thousand units during July 2011 as well as control 45 percent market share in the latest generation consoles, which also includes the Nintendo Wii U and Sony PlayStation 3.

Meanwhile, total spending for the Xbox 360 platform during July and successfully exceeded USD250 million, which is actually bigger than the other consoles in the U.S. This achievement was successfully embraced Microsoft for seven consecutive months.

With the launch of the game Gears of War 3 next month, as well as several other titles that will be released during the holidays, we think the Xbox 360 console is able to maintain its leadership until the end of the year and ended 2011 as the number one console in the world, the official statement from Microsoft.

Apart from the impressive achievement Xbox 360 console, game console market in the U.S. alone recorded the worst result since October 2006. Sales of hardware, software and gaming accessories as a whole fell 26 percent from USD961, 3 million in July 2010 to USD707, 7 million.


Yahoo and Bing More Accurate than Google

ShoutBloger: Despite not having the equivalent of Google popularity, Microsoft search engine Bing and Yahoo was providing search results more accurate than the most popular search engine from Mountain View.

Similarly, claims research firm Hitwise Experian Digital Trends quoted as saying on Sunday August 14, 2011.

Based on Experian study, the success rate of Yahoo search during July reached 81.36 percent yesterday. While Bing recorded the success rate of 80.4 percent.

This figure is higher compared to Google which only 67.56 percent success record in July. That is, overall, Yahoo and Bing managed to display more relevant search results than Google

Microsoft and Yahoo apparently trying to keep pace with rival the popularity of Google's search quality. But apparently they still need more time to do that, because now Google still dominates the Internet search with 66 percent utilization ratio.

Meanwhile, Yahoo recorded controlled 15 percent of search and Bing master 2.98 percent, while six percent were controlled competitors are smaller.


Saturday, August 13, 2011

Nokia Prepare 2 Million Unit of Windows Phone 7

ShoutBloger: Windows Phone 7 (WP 7) of the Nokia planned to be present at the end of this year. Finnish vendor is reportedly already preparing two million units of Nokia Windows Phone 7 series for sale in the prime phase.

Nokia Windows Phone 7 made in cooperation with the manufacturer from Taiwan, Compal. According to reports from local media, ready to ship Compal WP 7 Nokia phones starting in September. A total of 2 million units ordered for the 4th quarter of 2011.

Quoted from UnwiredView on Sunday August 14, 2011, Nokia Windows Phone 7 launch is expected to be announced late October in London, along with the Nokia World event. Marketing around the world may happen some time later.

Figures 2 million units are considered small for Nokia. But they have stated that the volume of actual shipments WP 7 new phones will be seen in early 2012.

Nokia Windows Phone 7 relies on Microsoft's platform to strengthen them in the competitive smartphone market. They believe WP 7 will be able to compete with the opponent's weight, the iPhone and Android.


After the Netbook, now Intel introducing Ultrabook Intel tablet

ShoutBloger: To accelerate the development Ultrabook Intel tablet, Intel poured funds more than $ 300 million. With the combination of laptop and tablet, Intel tried to create a new class in the computer market.

Intel promises that Ultrabook will appear with a sleek and elegant design has features such as tablets and soft. Her presence will be presenting a highly responsive computing experience and secure.

For this product, Intel has also invested a special fund. The focus of the development undertaken includes Intel's battery, an innovative physical design and increased storage capacity.

The whole purpose of funding that is invested for three to four years ahead of this is creating a cycle of innovation and capabilities of the latest mobile devices such systems, explained President of Intel Capital, Arvind Sodhani.

There are three key phases in the development Ultrabook Intel strategy, namely the development of second-generation processor completed in 2011, an integrated chipset Ivy Bridge 2012 and Haswell 2013. The last type is claimed to be able to reduce power consumption significantly.

Intel does seem serious work on this Ultrabook tablet. Ultrabook tablet price also strived to be affordable. Technology Company based in the United States mentions Ultrabook price tag will not be more than $ 1,000, even the possibility could be below the official price range.


Friday, August 12, 2011

Facebook releases new game features to response Google Plus

ShoutBloger: This is Facebook answer to the launch of the game that made its competitors, Google Plus. Here, Facebook remains focused on the enrichment of existing games on its site, instead of turning to a new gaming platform.

As is known, Google Plus has just bring popular games like Angry Birds and Zynga. Not to be outdone, Facebook also offers a fun new experience for those who like playing games on Facebook.

Here are three new features in response to Google Plus, as reported by the official Facebook blog on Friday August 12, 2011:

1. Ticker games
When users play the game, then they will be presented with a stream containing the activity games that do his friends, including grades and achievement in the form of ticker.

Ticker Through this addition, gamers can show off skill. He was also able to find a new game's announcement is playing his game. Ticker can be found at the top right corner of the screen. If the user does not want to use this feature, he can just click 'X' to remove them.

2. Room a more spacious
Facebook also introduced a wider screen for playing games so that users can be more satisfied in playing. Full screen will soon be enjoyed in some games like CityVille, Zoo World, Monster World and Mystery Manor.

3. Bookmark
Users are also able to add bookmarks on his homepage where applications or games that are often used. To add a new favorite, the user can just click the menu next to the bookmark.

Facebook said, there are more than 200 million people who play the game on Facebook each month and most popular of 80 games he has, they have at least one million active users. Facebook itself is now home to more than 750 million users, still well above the new Google Plus has about 25 million users.

How is the continuation of the fierce competition both of this networking site in the future?


Thursday, August 11, 2011

The number of Facebook users in the UK decreased

ShoutBloger: Although social networking site Facebook is still popular in Britain, but the number of users declined sharply in July, compared to June.

According to the firm Experian Hitwise, Facebook users visit losing marketshare declined to reach 50.14 percent, the lowest since October 2009. Similarly, as quoted by the CBR Online on Friday August 12, 2011.

Experian Hitwise says that Facebook has lost marketshare user visits ranging from 53.72 percent to 50.14 percent of all social networking for the British territory.

The dominance of Facebook in the social networking market is never this low since October 2009, because social networking is now only counted for 50.46 percent of all visits social networking sites, said the Experian Hitwise.

In addition Experian Hitwise also said that YouTube is now a social network that has the fastest growth for five months in a row. YouTube is also the third largest search engine this month. In addition there is of course eBay and Facebook, he said.

One out of every 35 visits to a site by UK Internet users 'runs' into YouTube. The site the video is now calculated at 22.54 percent of all visits to social networks, he added.

The firm said Google remains the leader in Internet search with a figure of 91.04 per cent marketshare visitors. While the site of Microsoft, Bing, came second with a percentage of 3.84 percent for the month of July 2011.

While Yahoo Sites said by Experian Hitwise has also increased marketshare visitors with calculated at 3 percent of all online searches in the UK.


HTC launches HTC Stunning the first Android with NFC technology



















ShoutBloger: HTC seems frustrated with the number of phones that support near-field communication or NFC. Eventually they went along to launch its first Android products that support NFC technology. The first Android smartphone is already using the NFC technology is Google's Nexus S.

With the NFC technology, then the cell phone owner can make payment by NFC phone. They said for now the HTC Stunning will use China UnionPay standard payment. To support such a move, dozens of Chinese cities will get the NFC terminals that can help banks to serve the payment method.

This policy will come into force in September in China. Not surprisingly, a similar step forward is likely to occur in Asia. But HTC has not revealed the plan.


Twitpic founder launch a clone of Twitter

ShoutBloger: Twitpic founder, Noah Everett has launched Heello.com a microblogging service similar to Twitter. The launch was conducted one day after Twitter launched a photo sharing service.

As quoted by Mashable on Thursday August 11, 2011, Twitpic under attack from Twitter after the popular microblogging site launches photo sharing service their own version. Previously, many Twitter users who use the services Twitpic to share photos.

Many features on Heello similar to Twitter, The tweet term there replaced by sending 'ping'. Then retweet replaced with the term 'echo', while the following is replaced with 'listen'. One thing that is quite different from real-time updates appears on stream user.

Heello.com also have integration with Twitter and Facebook, so that its news is still able to other social networking. In addition, the latest microblogging site also displays real-time activity of the claimed account Heello feeds as belonging to CNN, Tumblr and Mark Zuckerberg.

Some observers see this as likely as 'revenge', because after Twitter launched a photo sharing service their own version, Everett instead launched a service similar to Twitter.

Everett himself told VentureBeat that Heello the future will support the integration of video, checkins, SMS, mobile versions of applications, and the channel features.

If that Everett did just want to 'seek attention', then the mission he has succeeded. But if he is serious, then Heello have to deal with the Twitter currently has more than 200 million users.


Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Samsung Celox the new generation of Samsung Galaxy S2



















ShoutBloger: Rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S2 circulating on the internet, this time the source is the origin country itself, South Korea. A picture showing the existence of LTE-based mobile phone with a code named Samsung Celox which is considered as the next generation of Samsung Galaxy S2.

Samsung Celox is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon APQ8060. In addition the screen is super plus 4.5-inch WVGA AMOLED, with an internal memory of 16 GB. In addition there is also a microSD slot expandable up to 32GB.

Just like the Galaxy S2, Samsung Celox also uses Android Gingerbread OS, with the support of a more powerful battery that is 1750 mAh. Compare with Galaxy S2 only has 1650 mAh battery.

In addition, with the support of 800MHz LTE, promising up to 50Mbps upstream and 100Mbps downstream. At the back of the phone, there is an 8MP camera and a 2MP camera on the front.

BlackBerry Messenger blocked by the British Parliament

ShotBloger: BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is being made headlines in Britain because it is used to organize the destruction of the rioters. A member of parliament is asking the service blocked fuel used in Queen Elizabeth's Affairs.

David Lammy, MP from Tottenham, an area where the London riots began assessing the fuel has been misused by the rioters. Moreover, the service is encrypted through RIM's servers so difficult to access if the police want to investigate.

This (oil-red) is one of the reasons why crime could outsmart the police. Fuel is different because the service is encrypted and the police can not access it, said Lammy was quoted by Reuters on Wednesday August 10, 2011.

Riots in the London UK are quite severe, in which shops were looted and buildings were burned. Riots even extend to the city of Birmingham and Liverpool. Well, fuel rated facilitates the rioters to perform the action bars.

Research in Motion (RIM) BlackBerry true as the producer is willing to work to help British police investigate the riots in London. But they refused to explain in what form such aid is given.

The proposal to close the service in the UK fuel is received varied responses. On the one hand, blocking the fuel is considered risky because the service is popular in the UK and has a fairly broad mass base. Moreover, enough people need it, such as businesspeople.

There is the option to turn it off. But the popular fuel and has a large mass base in the UK, said Geoff Blaber, analyst at CCS Insight. Globally, the fuel currently used by 45 million active users.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Java SE7 JDK the latest Java Platform from Oracle with 7 advantages

ShoutBloger: Oracle has just announced the launch of the Java platform standard edition 7 'Java SE7 JDK'. They claim that this latest Java will have a variety of convenience compared to previous versions.

It is said there are seven advantages Java SE7 JDK. The first is the change in language. Change language is said to Oracle can help developers to be more productive and produce programs with a simple syntax so it can be easily understood.

Next is an increase in support dynamic languages, like Ruby, Python, and JavaScript. With the language support can improve performance on the JVM.

Third is the new multicore API that makes it easier for developers decompose the problem into parts that can later be executed in parallel. In addition there is also I/O interfaces are more comprehensive, network features and new security, support of internationalization, including the Unicode 6.0, and the last is the updated version is available a few libraries.

Java SE7 JDK the first was developed by Oracle to have compatibility with previous versions. So developers need not bother to adapt open JDK.


BlackBerry Colt rim's first QNX phone launched to beat the iPhone & Android

ShoutBloger: BlackBerry Colts will reportedly be the first smartphone from Research in Motion (RIM) that uses the QNX operating system. QNX smartphones like the BlackBerry Colt assessed the potential to climb while providing resistance means that the rivals, Android and Apple IOS.

Does RIM could build lots of applications in QNX is still unclear, mainly due to RIM's Playbook was still short of a native SDK. But clearly QNX giving RIM the opportunity to compete with modern smartphone OS, said Avi Greengart, an analyst at Current Analys.

Currently, there are new QNX OS on BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Sales Playbook is not in accordance with RIM's initial target, but apparently not so disappointing. The last data recorded Playbook sold around 500 thousand units

Like what QNX capabilities when pinned on the BlackBerry Colt is still in the stage of speculation. Quoted from NewsFactor on Tuesday August 9, 2011, no one knows how competitive QNX later, facing Android and the iPhone are already well established in the ecosystem of applications and content.

RIM has not announced a specific product or reasons why consumers should buy it. RIM has come up with specific reasons for consumers to buy these products than Apple products, Android or using Microsoft OS, says Avi.

According to Avi, QNX will probably have difficulty if you catch from Apple and Android in many sectors of application. But in the tradition of the BlackBerry has the power, for example in the security sector. This could be their focus.


Monday, August 8, 2011

FBI provide application for search of missing children

ShoutBloger: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) come to enliven the mobile phone app market by FBI Child ID released specialized applications that are useful to assist parents in finding his lost children.

For example, as quoted by News24 on August 8, 2011, when the parents were shopping at the mall with his children, it turns out he realized that one of his son disappeared. Looking at the surrounding area to no avail. So, what can be done?

If a parent has the FBI child ID app (a free application that is currently available for Apple devices with the operating system IOS 4.2 and above) and already store photos as well as important information related to his lost children, the data required by the authorities to locate children it's enough missing.

Parents can use FBI child id federal bureau of investigation to show photos and provide physical traits like height and weight on security officers or local police. Another option, they can also send an email that contains key information to the authorities to use existing features in the application.

For information, according to FBI records, on average, every 40 seconds a child is missing throughout the United States. And many of whom never returned home.


Sunday, August 7, 2011

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Now update with Android 3.2

ShoutBloger: After success with the presence of Asus Eee Pad Transformer, Asus will upgrade the operating system into the Android 3.2.

As is known, Eee Pad Transformer  is a tablet that uses docking keyboard, so users can use a physical keyboard plus touchpad.

Launched by the official statement on Sunday August 7, 2011, Android 3.2 is an update that was released before launching Google Ice Cream Sandwich in the next year. In the global marketplace, Motorola is actually preceded by implanting them in Motorola Xoom tablet.

There are also some changes in version 3.2, will allow Eee Pad Transformer Compatibility Zoom feature, namely the adjustment resolution display applications owned by the original resolution screen tablet, which is 1280 x 800 pixels.

Besides these features will appeal to remember there are many applications in the Android Market is not supporting the resolution of tablets. With version 3.2, any application can be displayed full screen.

This tablet has an ability will also be hardware acceleration and support for SD memory cards. Plus, an update for the Movie Studio, music, and widgets.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Some leaks about the latest of 3 BlackBerry Torch series

ShoutBloger: BlackBerry manufacturer Research in Motion, has just introduced five new BlackBerry products. The five new products that use the BlackBerry OS 7 operating system.

In addition to the OS 7 operating system, fifth BlackBerry will also be equipped with NFC technology (Near Field Communication). With this technology, the latest BlackBerry will be used for electronic transactions, like credit card function. This function had previously owned a smartphone based on Android and the iPhone.

Of the five BlackBerry, there will be three series that launched the BlackBerry Torch series, the BlackBerry Torch 9810, Torch 9850, and Torch 9860. Torch 9810 will be launched around in the U.S. this month. Torch 9860 will be launched September, while the Torch 9850 thereafter.

What kind of specs are three series of the latest BlackBerry Torch series. Here's his review:

BlackBerry Torch 9810

Just like the previous Torch series, the series is also called the Torch 2 incorporates a QWERTY keyboard slide-down version with a touch screen display. Significant differences, in addition to the operating system, look at the processor and display.

Torch 9810 using a processor with a speed of 1.2 GHz, is approximately twice that of 624MHz in the previous Torch series. As for displays, Torch 2 has a resolution of 480x640 pixels on a screen measuring 3.2 inches.

Another advantage of the previous series, for storage, Torch 2 has an internal memory of 8 GB of storage and 768MB RAM. For external memory, there is a microSD slot up to 32GB.

Torch 2 is also equipped with a 5 MP camera, which can record HD video (high definition) 720mp.

BlackBerry Torch 9850 and BlackBerry Torch 9860

In general, RIM provides the same features and capabilities in the Torch 9850 and 9860. However, 9850 will be on the GSM network, while the 9860 on CDMA networks.

Both Torch is indeed as if made to compete with Android-based smartphones and the iPhone, so the screen and the graphics were made optimal with Liquid Graphics.

The second resolution is reached Torch series 480x800 pixels, 3.7 inches in screen size. However, the sharpness of images in three Torch is still by far than the technology used Retina Display iPhone 4.

Just like the Torch 9810, Torch series uses two 1.2 GHz processor with 768MB of RAM. For storage capacity, the two series Torch has only 4 GB of internal memory, in contrast to 8 GB in 9810 Torch.

As for the camera, the Torch is also equipped with a 5 MP camera, which can record HD video 720 pixels.

RIM is hoping the three series that will be launched this Torch can be lifesaving BlackBerry in the smartphone market. However, analysts believe RIM's efforts to launch a series of BlackBerry with OS 7 operating system in an effort that will not last long.

Supposedly, some analysts suggest, RIM launch products based smartphone operating system QNX, newly purchased from Harman International RIM last year.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Nintendo 3DS price drop August, CEO of Nintendo apologizes for

ShoutBloger: Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata apologized to 3DS owners who bought the device before the price cuts of more than USD100, last week.

As reported earlier, Nintendo decided to cut 3DS from USD250 to USD170. That is, the first buyer of Nintendo 3DS must pay 40 percent more expensive than the new rate went into effect on August 12.

In the past, there is a price reduction for the video game device for some time after the release in order to increase the number of users. But, Nintendo has never been instructed to such a drastic 3DS price cut in less than 6 months after the device was released, wrote Iwata on site Nintendo's official.

Iwata confirmed that the price cuts were needed to convince the creators of the software and retail are less confident that the 3DS able to match their previous popularity of handheld consoles, the Nintendo 3DS. Similarly, as quoted by Cnet on Friday August 5, 2011.

We are very aware that you are buying at the initial Nintendo 3DS launch may feel betrayed and criticized this policy, Iwata added.

The consumers who first purchase is very important for Nintendo 3DS. We know there is nothing we can do to you who feel as if being punished for buying the console earlier, he concluded.

In an effort to make amends, Nintendo said 20 games will be presented free of charge to consumers who bought 3DS before the new prices set by logging in at eShop 3DS.


Thursday, August 4, 2011

Samsung Galaxy tab 8.9 released on August 12

ShoutBloger: Launching problem Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia does not stop pouring the next product. Reportedly, South Korean vendors were the resource persons ready to release the '8 inches' Galaxy screen version, 12 August.

At least that's the date specified by the British Amazon as reported by Softpedia on Friday August 5, 2011. In fact, the media believes that the new Samsung Galaxy tab 9.8 will from launch this October or even late 2011.

Amazon UK list price USD991 for the Galaxy tab 8.9, the which means this version is higher than the Galaxy Tab 10.1. Currently, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is priced at USD811.

If Samsung really sets this price for the new tablet, Galaxy tab 8.9 is Likely to be one of the most expensive tablets on the market.

The presence of Galaxy 8.9 and 1.10 confirmed by Samsung in mid-March last. In the event CTIA, Samsung Officially confirmed rumors That They Will release another version of the Galaxy with a size of 8.9 inches and 10.1 inches. Samsung has a strong belief that consumers are very picky about the size of their tablets. Because not all consumers are one size fits all.


HP Touchpad Price cuts up to USD50

ShoutBloger: Recently launched a few weeks, HP touchpad tablet must be pruned up to USD50.

USD450 16GB HP Touchpad prices now, while its 32GB version priced at USD550. Touchpad falling prices indicate the challenges facing manufacturing with Android-based tablets to iPad dominance in the market.

In contrast to the smartphone market, where Android OS continue to demand, consumers prefer the tablet device with a quality that is guaranteed as the Apple iPad. Tablets are still considered luxury products, so consumers are being very selective. Although quite a lot of consumers are satisfied with the tablet such as Galaxy and Xoom from Samsung and Motorola, it seems hard it takes extra effort to undermine the dominance of the Apple iPad.

In addition, the number of Android tablets that is released on the market, each with different specifications and applications, proved to be confusing consumers.

Platform of iPad also much more attractive to application developers. Currently, the number of special applications for Android is still very small tablets. While the iPad library has a collection of applications that are very large, so users no longer need to download the application designed for the iPhone.

It seems HP still must work hard to realize their dream to shift Apple from the highest position in the tablet market, as revealed Senior Vice President of HP Europe Eric Cador some time ago.


PlayStation Vita Start release on December 2011

ShoutBloger: After much rumored will be launched in late 2011, Sony finally announced the schedule of availability PlayStation Vita handheld.

Many attributed the strong suspicion that the release of PlayStation Vita, from the Amazon store that has opened bookings console, up to a game that is claimed to be released in conjunction with PlayStation Vita. But the assumption is wrong.

Quoted from Nowgamer on Thursday August 4, 2011, Sony new PlayStation Vita next generation portable ensure that the PS can be marketed from early 2012 to the United States and Europe. While in Japan its circulation began in December 2011.

According to some sources, the duration of the release of PS Vita is because Sony is looking for the right price of the console. Moreover Nintendo has just slashed the price of 3DS as of August 2011. But this is denied by Sony.

We want to pack PS Vita to be more affordable, and do not need to set a lower price simply because other companies do so, said Kazuo Hirai, Sony's executive vice president.


Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Nokia C2-03 dual SIM Mobile Phone with touch and type screen

ShoutBloger: Nokia mobile phone dual sim add ammunition to the smartphone market. They bring the Nokia C2-03 dual sim phone which has a resistive touch and type screen navigation keypad combined with a physical style of sliding.

The presence of Nokia C2-03 dual sim mobile phone adds to the family that first they are marketed, namely Nokia and Nokia C2-00 X1-01. This seemed to prove the seriousness of the Finnish mobile phone vendor.

Nokia c2 03 phone specifications based on the Symbian S40 operating system which means not enter the category of smart phones. However, the features in this phone is claimed to be quite capable, for example by the presence of Nokia Maps S40 that can be used offline.

Nokia Maps on the Nokia C2-03 to work without GPS help. Therefore, the maps already included directly in the memory card. Included is also pre-loaded point interest or key sites such as gas stations.

Interface 2.6-inch touch screen in the C2-03 design with Symbian OS like Anna. In addition to touch screens, mobile operations can also use the numeric style sliding physical keyboard.

Other features in this phone such as a 2 megapixel camera, and browser which can compress data by 90% for faster Internet access. Not to forget the easy swap with the features in the Nokia C2-00, which allows the addition of a second sim can be done without shutting off the phone.


Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Ice Smart Mini 5 Inch tablet Android with 800 MHz Processor

ShoutBloger: Ice Smart Mini tablet android from Latte Communications is 5 inches Android Device That blurs the line the between smartphones and tablets. Therefore can not get called, this device like a tablet. But talking about the same size as a phone, And with prices around $ 190, cheaper than most Android phones. In short, this gadget likes the iPod touch or Android-based mini tablet or media player.

Ice Smart Mini tablet android has several features not found on an iPod touch (or iPhone or IPAD), such as support for 1080p HD video playback, a mini HDMI port for video output, and a microSD card slot for expansion.

But the rest of the specs are not spectacular. Mini tablet has a 5-inch screen, the screen resolution of 800x480 pixels resistive touch screen with support for the movement of two fingers. Smart ICE run Google Android OS 2.3, with 8GB of storage, and ARM 11 800 MHz processor and supports 802.11b/g WiFi and a g-sensor.

The media player also supports USB host capability, so you can connect a keyboard or mouse or install a digital camera or other storage device to transfer files.


Apple releases iCloud beta version

ShoutBloger: After one of the founders of Apple, Steve Jobs introduced the iCloud, Apple also released iCloud beta version site, to serve the online data storage services. However, this new iCloud site was launched in Beta version.

As quoted from the pages of Mashable, this iCloud Beta site can be used by all users who have Apple ID. iCloud featured email features in web view, features Contacts, Calendar, Find my iPhone - a feature that allows knowing the location of the iPhone, if lost by using GPS technology - and iWork.

A number of features that can be obtained if you use the IOS 5 operating system or Mac OS X Lion. However, iCloud will not be accompanied by cloud services to music, including itunes in the cloud match.

Apple also released the pricing for the iCloud beta service. For the first 5GB of storage will be free to use. Then, an additional 10GB capacity will be charged U.S. $ 20. Meanwhile, the 20GB will be charged an additional U.S. $40, and 50GB cost $100.

This can be called expensive than Amazon's price is priced Cloud Drive. Amazon fixes the price of U.S. $20 for 20GB of storage capacity. For storage of music, Amazon provides free store, and unlimited capacity.

Mashable page then called beta iCloud such as modification of MobileMe, Apple's previous online storage production. The similarity is also visible from the front view interface.

With iCloud, users of Apple products can store data on the Internet, without having to use a computer hard drive or memory card in the phone.

iCloud developing trend that takes the concept of computer users store data and information on the 'cloud' . With iCloud, owner of the iPhone, iPad, or the iMac will have access to the storage of documents, images, calendar data, and emails from various places, not only from a particular gadget.

However, iCloud has a number of limitations. For example, photos can only be stored for 30 days, with a storage capacity of 1,000 photos. iCloud users could only save the document at 5 gigabytes, although is quite larger than the other online storage competitors.

To synchronize (sync) music, which cannot be obtained from Apple iTunes store, users must pay $25 a year. However, in addition to music features add-on earlier, all services use iCloud can be obtained free of charge.


Twitter Announces Several New Investment



















ShoutBloger: Twitter confirm that they've got some new investment, led by financial firm Digital Sky Technologies (DST) Global, as well as the participation of some investors that already exists.

As quoted by Mashable on Tuesday August 02, 2011, the news was announced a few weeks after the rumor that Twitter is in the process get a funding investment of USD800 million.

"We will use the resources to innovate, hiring more people and invest for international expansion," wrote the Twitter on their official blog.

Unfortunately, Twitter does not disclose the amount of that investment. But if the rumor is true they get the funds investment of USD800, so far Twitter has received a total funding of USD1,15 billion.

Previous Digital Sky Technologies (DST) Global, has also invested in Facebook, Groupon, and Zynga.

A spokesman for Twitter itself is still refusing to comment further on this new funding.


Monday, August 1, 2011

iPhone 5 will Released on October?

ShoutBloger: Rumors about when the release of Apple iPhone 5 more widely heard. Previously, Apple's latest smartphone is touted to be released in the United States in September 2011. Now the latest report said the schedule stretch into October.

A report commissioned Investor's Business Daily is based on information obtained from sources that are very familiar with AT & T, the operator which provides data services for the iPhone.

Reported by Investor's Business Daily and quoted on Tuesday August 02, 2011, mentioned earlier speculation that the iPhone will be available September 5, triggered by information that AT & T prohibits all employees on leave and vacation in that month.

Other sources, such as the various technology blog All Things Digital, also inform the same thing. Piper Jaffray analyst estimates there are potential pent-up demand for the successor to the iPhone 4, which can lead to strong sales.

As usual, Apple will not be willing to comment on speculation that comes ahead of the release of its product. The company's Steve Jobs will remain silent and let alone the various rumors to grow until the release time arrives.


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