The Search Engine gaint Google has announced the details about Google TV. Google claimed that the Google TV is a new platform that will blend TV and the internet into a seamless entertainment experience. Google TV system will also include an open-source platform that will enable developers to create widgets for the system. Google has also signed up a raft of content partners for Google TV to offer premium programmes and web services. Web content partners include the New York Times Co, Pandora Media Inc and Amazon.com Inc’s. NBC will provide CNBC Real-Time, an application that combines stock information and financial news. HBO will contribute a service called HBO GO, which lets users access shows on-demand. It provides a new way to sell advertising, which makes up most of revenue.
Google TV uses the web browser Google Chrome and enable the users to search through web, watch videos, Flash-based games and applications and other unlimited funs. Google TV include opening up the living rooms and enable new innovation from content creators, programmers, developers and advertisers. It is based on Android operating system and co-developed by Google, Intel, Sony and Logitech.
Google, the world’s No. 1 Internet search engine, making the transition to mobile phones by Google Android software
At a small span of time Google Android software has become the world’s second most popular operating system for cell phones.
Mobile phone software has become a prime battleground for technology companies, as consumers increasingly use their phones to access the Internet, listen to digital music and play video games.
The less-expensive Android devices making a clear cut to Nokia’s Symbian software. Todat there are more than 200,000 Android phones, from companies including Motorola Inc, HTC Corp and Samsung Electronics, are sold every day
But Nokia has struggled to deliver a high-end smart phone to compete with the likes of the Apple iPhone or devices based on Google’s Android.
Nokia’s Symbian software, which has reigned as the top mobile operating system for years will need to put fight to maintain its position in today’s market.
Lenovo has announced the new LenovoS10-3s netbooks. Lenovo has loaded the computer with DirectShare, an application that syncs the content of the Netbook with another computer.
Features of LenovoS10-3s netbooks:
- It comes with 10.1-inch netbooks
- It has Intel Atom N475 CPU
- It has memory DDR3 RAM
- A full size keyboard, Dolby support and webcam with Veriface recognition all packed in about an inch of thickness.
The two variants, namely the Wind and Moon come in two different designs giving the same netbook distinct looks. The Wind model comes in a floral pattern with soft hues whereas the Moon variant features a soothing purple color with celestial design.
The Indian currency will be joining the elite club of the U.S. dollar, the European euro, the British pound sterling and the Japanese yen. The growth story of India is intact and many would be interested in correlating the new symbol with its economic growth and ambition to become an economic super power.
This new symbol is also considered as a step towards internationalisation of Indian rupee. While the U.S. dollar, the British pound, the euro and the Japanese yen are widely traded currencies, Indian rupee is only partially convertible. With a new symbol, the issue of full capital account convertibility would be revived again.
Convertible currencies are defined as currencies that are readily bought, sold and converted without the permission from a central bank or government entity. The Indian rupee is only partially convertible as the central bank controls the international investments flowing in and out of the country.
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee had stated in his last budget presentation that:- We intend to formalise a symbol for the Indian rupee, which reflects and captures the Indian ethos and culture.This would distinguish the Indian currency from its neighbouring countries Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Indonesia similarly known rupee or rupiah.
The 4G wireless technology gearing up for a widespread rollout by Verizon. As of March, there were more than 41 network operators launching trials or commercial launches of HSPA+ networks.
Reports are out that 132 networks have reported trials or plans to launch LTE commercially this year. Verizon has also hinted at LTE handsets by mid-2011. HTC interested in launch of the Evo 4G Android phone for Sprint. There are actually more trials of WiMAX networks 188 underway today. And that number is only expected to grow in 2011.
If this technology proves successful then we could see several WiMAX operators migrate to the LTE standard. It is also mentioned that with the 4G battle plays out, 3G networks should not be ignored.
The PC Maker Apple has revealed the entry to India with desktop MAC Mini. The price of Mac mini, the standard edition will cost Rs. 44,900 and the server edition will cost Rs. 64,900. The desktop comes with many features and a beautiful design.
By this Apple introduces World’s most energy efficient desktop computer that comes with aluminum enclosure, HDMI port and faster graphics. The Apple Mac Mini comes with Snow Leopard sever that is easy to set and run. It also offers more storage and more memory options and is better energy efficient than any other desktop.
Pros of Apple desktop MAC Mini:
- The desktop is environment friendly that uses less than 10 watts of power when idle, something that no other desktop does.
- Mac mini gives high performance to everything from videos, photos and games thanks to its graphics that is two time faster than ever before.
- It is designed to communicate, share information and collaborates and is perfect for small business, classrooms, design studios and law and medical offices.
- Apple Mac mini delivers you next generation Nvidia GeForce 320 M graphics, the fastest graphic processor in the market with a speedy DDR3 memory.
- It comes with a Bluetooth wireless technology and the latest 802.11n wireless technology for you to surf the web, print the content and streaming music wirelessly.
- It has up to 8 GB of memory Mac mini supports twice the memory of the previous generation.
- It is powered by 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2Duo processor; user can run more apps at the same time.