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Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012
Academic researchers have used algebraic equations to modify the existing Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and evolved it into a new one called coded TCP. It is able to reduce network overheads due to its unique ability to recover lost TCP packets, without the need for them to be resent.
The last major revamp YouTube had was last December, and it's about time for a fresh look. Hit the link to find out how to grab YouTube's new look for those who have not received the updated layout.
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012
A Japanese blog has shown Sony Mobile's rumored flagship C650 phone (codenamed Odin) spotting a 5-inch display with a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. The device is said to make its first official appearance at CES next year.
AMD's latest Catalyst drivers, 12.10 and 12.11 Beta both appear to have dropped support for Microsoft's Windows XP OS, with neither set of drivers mentioning the OS in its release notes.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates recently sat down with Steve Clayton, who writes for Microsoft's Technet blog, to share his thoughts on Windows 8 and what this new operating system means for the company.
Monday, 22 Oct 2012
We all know that the HTC J Butterfly smartphone, in all its 5-inch Super LCD 3, 440ppi glory, was recently unveiled in Japan. Now, Android Central has posted leaked images showing what is possibly a US/Verizon version of the J Butterfly called the HTC DLX (short for HTC Deluxe).
According to the New Scientist, data storage tapes are poised to make a comeback in a big manner. This stems from a growing need to storage large tranches of data in a cost-effective and power-efficient manner. Hence, ultra-dense tape drives are poised to replace traditional hard disk drives.
It looks like those getting Windows RT devices on October 26 will also be getting the final version of Office RT on the same day. According to Ars Technica, Microsoft is already delivering an update via Windows Update that will convert the pre-installed preview copy to the final version.
According to a recent report by The Korea Times, OLED TVs are unlikely to hit retail shelves anytime soon with rumors suggesting that manufacturing problems faced by the likes of LG and Samsung could delay the official launch of these highly anticipated TV sets till 2013.
The Next Web learns from a source with knowledge of Google's plans that a number of new devices and software enhancements are expected to be unveiled on 29 October.