Google’s creepy Chrome OS might not survive a year

Within a week of release of a dedicated laptop, Cr-48 Notebook, to feature a news operating system from Google, experts have started to predict its life. A former Google employee predicted it to be dead by as soon as next year. The Gmail creator Paul Buchheit, in his Twitter post said, "Prediction: ChromeOS will be…

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China leads in the supercomputer race with Tianhe-1A

China’s Tianhe-1A supercomputer, capable of carrying out more than 2,507 trillion calculations a second (2.507 petaflops), is claimed to be the most sophisticated supercomputer ever built. Made with more than 7,000 graphics processors and 14,000 Intel chips, the supercomputer is performs almost twice (47% faster) the speed of the next fastest supercomputer, XT5 Jaguar at…

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Windows Phone 7 – the Zune phone has finally arrived

Microsoft has unveiled Windows Phone 7, its new mobile platform, with five new handsets for AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, on October 11, 2010. The OS will come in the European markets as soon as Oct. 21 followed by US launch in November and next year. AT&T and T-Mobile will begin shipping Windows Phone 7 handsets…

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Google’s new car doesn’t have a driver

Google is expecting to enter into a new business – robotic car. The secret project was announced today after completion of 140,000 miles of test driving. The self-driving cars "use video cameras, radar sensors, and a laser range finder" to drive along the traffic. Google’s data center is used to process the information gathered by…

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Sue flowchart in Mobile industry

Today, Motorola announced that it has filed suit against Apple for patent infringement. In this contest, a Guardian‘s colorful flow-chart showing who is suiting who in the mobile industry, looked interesting. Are these companies playing kids’ games? It looks like, the companies sue when they can’t beat the company in the receiving end. I loved…

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People Magazine iPad edition available in App Store

People Magazine iPad edition is now available for free download in the App Store. With the App, one can buy week’s special digital issues for $4 through iTunes. Current subscribers of the printed edition of People magazine, can access the digital edition for free in their iPad. The digital issue of the magazine includes the…

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Kindle 3 – Amazon is not giving-up – releases August 27

With the announcement of latest Amazon Kindle, the largest online retailer, Amazon, conveys a message that it is pretty much in scene of electronic reading device. In spite of fears that iPad will take-over the e-reading platform, Kindle is selling like a hot cake, thanks to the recent price cuts. Kindle – 3, the latest…

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Apple’s latest antenna target – Droid X

After the report published by Consumer Reports about the iPhone 4 antenna problem, it seems, Apple has taken the issue a bit more seriously. After the iPhone 4 press conference last week, Apple has posted a few new pages on the issue in its website including, new antenna performance page. The page highlights how several…

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It’s not easy to be told what to do – iPhone Antenna issue

Apple CEO Steve Jobs is not used to being said what to do with his device. When people started telling that his device was not good enough, he was outraged. He started telling how they need to hold the ‘magic device’. Consumer Reports was the one to blame for all these hassles. That was why…

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