09/28/2011, Amazon has reinvented the e-reader/tablet and the Web browser with its $199 Kindle Fire, an Android-based e-reader/tablet with a 7-inch touch LCD screen and running its own special version of Android, and re-asserted itself in the e-ink e-reader market with three new QWERTY keyboard-less Kindles, two Touch models ($149 with 3G and $99 for a Wi-Fi only) and a non-touch priced at $79.
09/26/2011, On October 25-26, 2011 and with the sponsorship of Google, Facebook, Skype, Mozilla, Yahoo! and others, our friends at Access (a global movement premised on the belief that political participation and the realization of human rights in the 21st century is increasingly dependent on access to the internet and other forms of technology) are proud to present The Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference at the Mission Bay Conference Center in […]
09/22/2011, Earlier today, Facebook has announced its Timeline redesign of the user profile page. It’s a design unlike any other in Facebook’s history as it does not focus only on adding more functionality – and clutter. Its goal is to make things more readable, easier to navigate, while at the same time opening the door to more complex and engaging apps/widgets. Instead of describing feature, I will let you watch a […]
09/22/2011, Olympus E-P3 Review - It is true that it classic looks inspire confidence, but can such a small camera deliver a professional quality?
09/20/2011, The upcoming Tegra mobile chip from NVIDIA not contain 4 cores, but 5 cores, and NVIDIA has optimized its new chip to excel at high-performance and low power, two goals that are often contradictory. In a paper entitled “Variable SMP –A Multi-Core CPU Architecture for Low Power and High Performance Power and High Performance”, NVIDIA reveals how it has designed a quad-core chip, with a 5th “companion core” to achieve […]
09/19/2011, Epic 4G Touch Review - This very detailed review of the Epic Touch 4G covers the pro and cons of Sprint new phone based on the Galaxy S2 platform
09/19/2011, Each year the World Bank Live website hosts the Open Forum, an online event that addresses a social issue. This year, the Open Forum will be dedicated to gender equality and what can be done to achieve it. According to the World Bank, in 2011, women make up the majority of unpaid workers worldwide. Only 15% of landowners and one in five lawmakers globally are women. More girls are out […]
09/14/2011, [DEMO Fall 2011] OLogic is launching the Automated Music Personality (A.M.P.), a two-wheeled, self balancing “robotic” music player that can be operated using a Smartphone (only android for now). The company will be able to ship it for $400 or less, which is an incredible low price for a self-balancing robot. Self-funded to-date via consulting revenue, OLogic is looking for funding to help build efficient distribution channels and bring the […]
09/14/2011, We attended the Intel Developer Forum’s (IDF) second keynote this morning (did you follow the live blog?), and the most important thing that you need to know is that Intel is making “low-power” its priority. Low-power is not a new theme: ever since the Pentium 4 got shelved, power efficiency has become increasingly important. However, the pressure from mobile platforms, the rise of non-Intel tablets and the arrival of Windows […]
09/12/2011, Android Open is the first conference to cover the entire Android ecosystem. Whether you’re a developer, IT pro, business decision-maker, or marketer, you’ll find the latest and best information for maximizing the power of the Android platform. But this new O’Reilly conference is not just about today’s Android opportunity—it also spotlights tech, projects, and companies that point to Android’s bright future. Expect to encounter actionable insight, alternative hardware and services, […]
09/09/2011, Galaxy S2 Review - it is clear that Samsung took it to the next level with the Galaxy S2. The hardware has been improved on many points, including additional horsepower
09/07/2011, “4G” is the word that all users will hear – a lot – during the next 18 months as it is the latest “star” feature in the wireless carriers’ arsenal. But 4G is also one of the most confusing concepts for the average consumer, and wireless carriers do send very strong and mixed (marketing) signals that created the confusion to start with. A recent study has shown that most people […]
09/07/2011, Droid Bionic Review - The Motorola Droid Bionic is Verizon’s latest 4G LTE smartphone. It is only the only LTE handset to be treated like a true high-end device
09/02/2011, The 4th edition of Open World Forum will be held in Paris, September 22 to September 24. Open World Forum is the first open source conference that gathers executives, decision-makers, developers, and the general public from across the world. Open World Forum is a unique gathering of all things open source where participants come to share their ideas about technology, business, society, and find inspiration to build the digital world […]