Charlie Angu, New Democratic Party MP, proposed to amend the country’s Copyright Act in order to ensure that users are not criminalized for changing the format of their legally purchased music files and artists are getting money they deserve for their work. That’s when “iPod tax” resurfaced in Canada with Charlie Angus introducing proposals to amend the Copyright Act.
Vodafone describe their exclusive HTC Magic phone as “Sleek, stylish and exclusive to Vodafone, the Magic is powered by cutting edge technology. So web essentials like Google Maps™ and Google Search™ work brilliantly. You can create shortcuts to your favourite sites and download fun games, news feeds and widgets. Then decide where everything goes - so you can get to it all easily.”
Last year, in October the release of an iPhone specific app was announced by Wolfram Alpha team behind computing information engine Abundant price tag is the one thing that people complained about at the time. - people liked the functionality very much. The Wolfram Alpha team provided an explanation that they couldn’t give iPhone specific app away for free because a lot of tough work was done. A large discount was offered by Wolfram Alpha team during the holidays.
The one interesting and mind-blowing stuff that people were waiting for from a long time that is Apple “iPad” a touch-screen tablet computer through which you can carry and enjoy your movies, TV shows, music, games and reading with you anywhere anytime you want. It would be available in around 3 months and the pricing starts from $499 upto $829. It was announced on this Wednesday.
Google has now come again with a new communication service Google Wave , an online personal tool for real-time communication and collaboration which has been designed by the founders of “Where 2 Tech”, a start-up acquired by Google to create a cutting-edge mapping service, which later became Google Maps.
Microsoft has introduced its new technology known as MICROSOFT SURFACE. This new technology is not only useful but also fun to use. Microsoft is working on it for many years and at-last they manage to make a good one that can come in market.
What is Microsoft Surface?
Microsoft Surface as explained in the Surface Official Site as a new generation multi-touch computer that response to hand gestures and real-world objects, make people to interact with digital contents in a easy way.
It uses cameras and infrared to recognize objects like fingers, tagged items, hands and other real world things. Users can use computer just by using their hands, fingers. With no need of mouse and keyboard hassle.
Its not just for fun only it also benefits the Business purposes that people will make there projects and presentation in a very better manner. It interface is easy to learn and software platform makes it easy to manage. Its multi-touch and multi-user capabilities create good experience, making sharing and easier than ever.
SEEING IS BELIEVING:
Take a look at its working. You will definitely be amaze.
How Microsoft Surface works?
Microsoft Surface uses cameras and image recognition in the infrared spectrum to recognize different types of objects such as fingers, tagged items and shapes. This input is processed by the computer resulting interaction is displayed using rear projection. Users can interact with the computer using fingers and hands, without the need of mouse and keyboard.
What are the key capabilities of Microsoft Surface?
Microsoft Surface has four key capabilities that make it such a unique experience:
• Direct interaction. Users can grab digital information with their hands and interact with content on-screen by touch and gesture – without using a mouse or keyboard.
• Multi-user experience. The large, horizontal, 30 inch display makes it easy for several people to gather and interact together with Microsoft Surface - providing a collaborative, face-to-face computing experience.
• Multi-touch. Microsoft Surface responds to many points of contact simultaneously - not just from one finger, as with a typical touch screen, but from dozens of contact points at once.
• Object recognition. Users can place physical objects on the screen to trigger different types of digital responses – providing for a multitude of applications and the transfer of digital content to mobile devices.
UNDER THE HOOD?
It is based on Windows vista SP1 OS and uses cameras and image recognition in the infrared spectrum to recognize different types of objects such as fingers, tagged items and shapes.
The structure is versatile and it has horizontal viewing angle and a large display of 30" inch. That allow number of users to see.
WHAT APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE?:
This great interface can also be experienced on Microsoft Windows 7 With touch Monitors. There are many applications available.
Some of them are:
Microsoft Surface Globe is a hands-on, World-exploration based on Microsoft Bing Maps content and technology. You can explore th Earth as a flat 2-D or as an impressive 3-D experience!
Microsoft Surface Collage enables you to arrange your own photos and effortlessly save the arrangement as an impressive, designed desktop background.
Microsoft Surface Lagoon is both a screen saver and an interactive water simulation-complete with a meditative rock arrangement and playful, shy fish! Use your fingers to manipulates have the school of fish respond.
The Universal Serial Bus standard has come a long way since its introduction in 1996. Backed by a consortium of companies led by Intel, Compaq and Microsoft, it offered some unheard-of features for its time, including the ability to connect peripherals without turning off the computer first and to draw power without a separate AC connection. The standard became popular with the arrival of version 1.1 in late 1998, allowing a maximum transfer rate of 12Mb/s, and as we can witness nowadays just about any device comes standard with 'Hi-Speed' USB 2.0 connectivity.
AT&T since the launch of the world's most popular mobile device, the iPhone, have been complaining of extreme data usage on the part of their customers. The state that due to high resources being used by those whom paid for the service that it's bogging down their networks, and not allowing them to operate at maximum capacity.
Finally we have our first look at Chrome OS, Google’s own answer to our operating system needs. They are trying to revolutionize the way we look at our system and they asked themselves how they should do it. They practically trashed everything that we used to know as an operating system and started from scratch. It appears to people that Microsoft and Linux are the greatest competitors and Mac and the others follow their lead, but we must keep in mind that once in a while somebody can come up with an elegant solution to our needs.