Thursday, 15 Dec 2011

Flipboard Reaches 1 Million Users on iPhone

Flipboard Reaches 1 Million Users on iPhone

Flipboard was made available for the iPhone recently and within the short span of a week it has already reached one million users.

Hitachi GST Ships Two New 4TB Deskstar-Based HDDs

Hitachi GST Ships Two New 4TB Deskstar-Based HDDs

Hitachi GST has launched two products based on its new 4TB HDDs early this week. The Deskstar 5K4000 is a 3.5-inch HDD targeted at consumer PCs while its Touro Desk external drive, with the new 4TB capacity, houses the Deskstar 5K4000.

First Personal Safety App That Pushes SMS Alerts and Posts GPS in Facebook by Push

First Personal Safety App That Pushes SMS Alerts and Posts GPS in Facebook by Push

Numa AS has launched the "SOS Rescue Me" personal safety mobile app, to help curb the increasing number of assaults on young females in Oslo, Norway.

Futuremark Releases an Update for 3DMark 11

Futuremark Releases an Update for 3DMark 11

Futuremark releases an update for their 3DMark 11, a gaming benchmark for DirectX 11 PCs.

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011

NVIDIA Opens up CUDA Platform by Releasing Compiler Source Code

NVIDIA Opens up CUDA Platform by Releasing Compiler Source Code

NVIDIA announces that it will provide the source code for the new NVIDIA CUDA LLVM-based compiler to academic researchers and software-tool vendors.

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Screening Of "Laputa: Castle in the Sky" Sets New Tweets Per Second Record

The television screening in Japan of the ever popular animated movie "Laputa: Castle in the Sky" has led to a new Twitter record of 25,088 tweets per second, TechCrunch reports.

Futuremark Releases Powermark Battery Life Test for Windows 7

Futuremark Releases Powermark Battery Life Test for Windows 7

Designed for industrial testing, the Powermark is a battery life and power consumption test for notebooks, laptops, tablets and other battery powered devices running Windows 7.

Google Provides Street View of Post-Earthquake and Tsunami Japan

Google Provides Street View of Post-Earthquake and Tsunami Japan

Back in July, Google started an initiative to archive the destruction inflicted on Japan by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Now, using Google Maps' Street View, you can walk through the devastated areas yourself.

Tables Turned as Megaupload Sues Universal

Tables Turned as Megaupload Sues Universal

Megaupload is turning the tables and suing Universal Music Group. The online site, which helps store and transfer files, claims that Universal got Megaupload's content removed from Youtube with no legal basis.

MIT Develops Camera That Records Moving Light

MIT Develops Camera That Records Moving Light

MIT researchers have come up with an imaging system that can capture light (or photons) moving in slow motion. You won't see this capability in cameras next year, but the researchers are confident that this technology will make an appearance in consumer photography sometime in the future.

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