Friday, September 30, 2011

Samsung Prepare the 16 MP camera sensor for phones

Samsung claims to have set up a special camera sensor for mobile phones and tablet with a resolution of around 16 MP for mobile . This product will be mass produced beginning early 2012.

The image quality of the shots are not always determined by the size of the lens, but still, it is always needed in the world of photography.

Based on that, Samsung plans to mass produce an image sensor of 16 MP CMOS designed for cell phones or tablets. It is expected to further bridge the two gadgets is the photo quality with a pocket camera.

Quoted from tomshardware, Friday (09/30/2011), the sensor series S5K2P1 it also offers good video quality. Samsung claims can record up to 8.3 MP resolution with an average of 60 frames per second (FPS), and 16 MP at 30 FPS without any lag.

In addition to cell phones and tablet Samsung also claims the chip is suitable for a pocket camera. Therefore, the results of the drawing process for both the low light in the room.

RIM : BlackBerry Playbook Production won't be Stopped

Prediction which says that the production of tablet computers Blackberry Playbook will be stopped, denied by Research In Motion (RIM). Through a spokeswoman, Marissa Conway, RIM confirms if the prediction is just nonsense.

An analyst from Collin Stweart, John Vihn was the one who originally issued the prediction. The prediction comes after a report that says that sales of RIM's Playbook is very weak.

Furthermore Vihn also predicted that RIM would come out of the tablet market with the conditions of sale which does not match expectations. To confirm predictions, Vihn refers to news reports that RIM's partner factories, Quanta Computer, has fired several employees that focuses on the production of Playbook.

But it soon gets cantankerous. "Rumors are that the BlackBerry Playbook menyugestikan not proceed simply a pure fiction," said Marisa Conway. "RIM continues to commit in the tablet market and QNX platforms in the area," he added.

QNX is an operating system that runs in the Playbook. Quoted by Reuters on Friday (30/09/2011), was created to become the primary OS on RIM's line of smartphones output.

Playbook sales conditions are not too exciting, so make the RIM decided to lower their prices. Moreover, coupled with the presence of the tablet from Amazon, Kindle Fire, RIM seems to have to rack my brain to boost sales.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Basic Ability to Create Games

Question : What are the basic skills needed if you want to make or create games? Should it be programming or be good at math or need to be a picture or anything else?
If you want to make or create games using game development tools such as RPGMaker or Game Maker, need scripting capabilities, similar to but simpler programming.

If you want to make the game more complex, or for example on specific platforms such as mobile games, basic programming skills are needed such as OOP and mastery of the required platform programming language in question (eg Java for Android, or Objective C for IOS devices).

In addition to the programmer, it needed someone who could create art assets for the game, an ability that is generally required by the game is an animation artist, character design and environment art. Minimal with one programmer and one artist, you can already start making games.

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Monday, September 26, 2011

Arrow Z, Water Resistant Smartphone With 13 Megapixel Camera

Collaboration Fujitsu and Toshiba produce Arrow Z, waterproof / water resistant Android smartphone and has a tempting spec.

Phones that have not announced official pricing is planned to be released in Japan in November 2011. Not yet known whether this phone is also sold in other countries.

When marketed, Arrow Z will use the latest version of Android Gingerbread 2.3.5. As for the 'kitchen' runway equipped with a processor TI OMAP4430 dual-core 1.2 GHz, 1GB of RAM memory and 8 GB of ROM memory.

This smartphone is also becoming more sophisticated thanks to the use of 4.3-inch screen with a resolution of 1280 X 720 pixels reach. Thus quoted from talkandroid, Tuesday (27/09/2011).

Here is the spec Arrow Z:
* Android 2.3.5
* 4.3-inch LCD display with 1.280 × 720 resolution
* Wimax
* Wi-fi IEEE802.11b/g/n (tethering)
* Waterproof body
* 13MP CMOS camera (R Exmor mobile, ISO25600)
* 1.3MP camera sub
* 1080p video recording
* TI OMAP4430 dual-core CPU (1.2GHz)
* 1GB of RAM
* HDMI, microSDHC slot (32GB max), microUSB port
* Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
* Infra-red
* E-wallet
* Digital TV tuner
* Dimensions: 64 × 128 × 10.1mm, Weight: 131g

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Lenovo ThinkCentre M71e

Lenovo ThinkCentre M71e has been introduced, entry-level desktop for the corporate user segments. Processor Intel Core 2nd Gen ready to strengthen it.

One of the capabilities of this device is the Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows 7. This allows the boot time of less than 15 seconds.

For the inside, a company may choose to grade the processor Intel Core i7 for smoother multitasking capabilities for its employees.

Lenovo ThinkCentre M71e Desktop PC is available in the model tower and small form factor (SFF). Its casing has some technology to corporations, such as intrusion switch and also disable the port I / O USB.

Software prepared for the corporation, including Lenovo's ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery to save and restore deleted files. There is also the View Management Utility and Password Manager.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

VMware vFabric Data Ready to Handle Heterogeneous Database

Service providers and cloud infrastructure virtualization, VMware launched its solution to deliver the provision and operation of the database as a service (database as a service) for enterprise-class companies.

The solution called VMware vFabric Data Director, which was launched in VMworld 2011 this is a form of cloud application platform strategy VMware.

Data Director vFabric function is to control and manage a series of heterogeneous databases automatically, based on the policies already set by the IT division.

One of the benefits of this solution is streamlining the application development process because the developers can provide their own database services through self-service provisioning functions they need to create modern applications.

Director Data Solutions vFabric was made on the VMware vSphere and claimed to be able to bring the benefits of virtualized infrastructure to the database layer.

Benefit is to optimize utilization of resources so that more efficient operations as well as cut costs.

"Enterprise-class companies are increasingly facing serious challenges in managing data growth needed to create modern applications, while supporting critical application development initiatives," said Tod Nielsen, Co-President, Application Platform VMware in his statement on Saturday (24/09/2011) .

"VMware push the pace of cloud application platform strategies by providing access services and innovative data management that is able to serve the needs of today's applications, while laying the foundation for next-generation cloud applications," he said.

Friday, September 23, 2011



The World's Smallest Camera

A world's smallest camera successfully created. Despite its size no bigger than a fingertip, but it could operated like a normal-sized camera.

This camera only has a size of 1 inch and weighs 28 grams. But do not underestimate the size because it can take a picture of 2 megapixels and can record video.

Hammacher Schlememr the manufacturer set the mini gadget is priced at USD 99.95. Fred Berns, general manager of the factory, based in New York, said, "This is a remarkable tool and we hope it can be popular on the market".

The resulting image from the camera shots are JPEG format with a resolution of 1600 x 1200. Quoted from dailymail, Friday (23/9/2011), it was even equipped with autofocus.

Just as the cameras 'normal', it can be connected to a computer via a USB cable. Given the super small size, it is equipped with a hook that is not easy missing and easy operation.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

HTC Rhyme, Stylist Android for Women

HTC try to seduce women with the launch of the new Android smartphone. HTC Rhyme, as the name suggests, is a HTC phone that was mentioned most styles. Naturally, the mobile phone targeting the women.

Previously known as Bliss HTC, HTC Rhyme was first marketed in the United States by Verizon Wireless starting late September. Then the regions of Europe and Asia will disambanginya begin next October.

Specifications are counted nothing special. HTC Rhyme rely on a Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon1 Ghz, Adreno 205 GPU and 768MB of RAM. Then the 3.7-inch WVGA display, 5 megapixel camera with flash, video recorder 720p and the internal 4GB of internal storage.

Rhyme use the Android OS with an interface customized Gingerbread HTC Sense 3.5. This interface looks a bit simple, easier for women to modify it.

As quoted from UnwiredView, Thursday (09/22/2011), HTC Rhyme rich sales package accessories. Such as bluetooth headsets, docking, or such a small box that can be associated with a cell phone to tell if there panggian enter or SMS.

Google + Gets New Additional Features

Competition between Google + and Facebook to the new round. If previously the site can only be used by the user who in-invite, so now Google + open to all people so that the potential of increasing the number of users more open.

And not enough just to 'open up', Google + team has also added nine new feature on its website within the site in hopes could become a magnet for Internet users. These additional features embedded in the 'Hangout' and 'Search' it, it flashes the following:

Google is now presenting 'Hangout' in mobile phone so users can communicate via live video on their devices. Hangout for this phone runs on Android 2.3 + that has a front camera.

The site also added a feature 'Hangout on Air' which allows users to start hangoutnya Google + and have the option to broadcast and recording sessions. Now when he had started 'on water', 9 of her friends could join in 'hangout' and witnessed the immediate broadcast.

Still in service 'Hangout', Google is adding extra features like screensharing so users can show off your photos, design, or anything on the screen. Sketchpad other additions that allow the user to draw and doodle on the screen make it.

Google in the features 'Hangout' is also inviting developers to build applications with the release of the API Hangout.

Google + will be integrated with Google Search that allows users to search content from various sources just by typing in search words in the box 'search' Google +.

In the official Google site, Google said that during the 90 days they have added 91 improvements, this is of course done to attract more users on its website.

Some time ago, to further enliven Google +, the Internet giant is also bringing a variety of online games. Those games are supplied by the game companies like Rovio Mobile Ltd., Kabam Inc., Wooga GmbH, Funzio, Inc., and Zynga, Inc.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Facebook Released Anti Bullying Application

Facebook working with the media company Time Warner launched / released an application designed to help prevent bullying ( anti bullying ) or violence against children and adolescents.

Application on Facebook is part of a broader cooperation between the two companies had been established since a few months ago.

Reported by Forbes, Tuesday (09/20/2011), this cooperation is like the appeal of Facebook and Time Warner to use their influence in raising awareness of violence and encourage children and adults to stop it.

Named the 'Stop Bullying: Speak Up', the application is intended for anyone who knows the violence that occurs both inside and outside of the Facebook site.

"It offers information on how to prevent it and ask the children and adults to take part if they see bullying action," the report said.

Since officially released earlier this week, more than 2,600 of the 3,600 people who took part were adults. Time Warner himself had started the campaign 'Stop Bullying: Speak Up' since last year through the Cartoon Network show.

Twitter Scientist Has Resigned

Abdur Chowdhury, the incumbent Chief Scientist at Twitter has resigned. He is the architect of Twitter search and recommendation features.

After resigning, she was bid farewell in that it sends a tweet from @ Abdur account.

"So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish @ twitter was an amazing experience & events Greater sets of people," the greeting, Monday (09/19/2011).

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish is a series of sentences quoted from Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the story of Douglas Adams's science fiction is quite popular among technology buffs.

Chowdhury joined twitter in 2008 after his company, Summize, annexed for USD 15 million. Summize was engaged in the search tweet.

Almost simultaneously, Twitter also lost two of their leadership council. This is Fred Wilson and Bijan Sabet, both early investors in Twitter.

Twitter has just completed raising funds worth USD 800 million. About half the funds are used to cash out for some early investors, including his Union Square Ventures, Fred Wilson.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

RIM Will Cut The Price of BlackBerry Playbook

Sales of BlackBerry Playbook tablet device reportedly does not match expectations. Therefore the manufacturer RIM will perform a variety of ways to boost sales, including by making price cuts.

Reportedly, the number of shipments and sales tools BlackBerry Playbook quite far behind competitors such as Samsung Galaxy Tab and especially the iPad. RIM co-chief executive, Mike Lazaridis also said that his company will begin running a number of programs to stimulate sales.

Intensive courses for business people is one of the programs they are going to run. Lazaridis also said it was square off for the discount price Playbook although it has not said how much the discount will be offered.

In addition to the above programs, a number of additions will be done in software fiturpun Playbook its 2.0 which will be announced in October. The software will bring the native e-mail, calendar, contacts, video stores and also she has support Android applications.

Quoted from Cnet, on Friday (16/09/2011), this software will soon be available to the public immediately after their introduction.