It appears Google has taken a dump with the dump of Google Buzz, Jaiku and many other services it plans to kill. It appears that Gmail is down globally and where it is working, it is very slow. Make that very very slow as a matter of fact. Any clues why Gmail is down?
While there is a good chance you have seen these cars racing furiously fast in movies glowing in beautiful and sleek ways. Do I need to mention Fast and the Furious here? This comes from lighting that is changing how we are going to be quite literally seeing the future. LED lights have fast become a viable alternative to traditional lighting. And the technology doesn’t stop there. Aside this remarkable lighting technology being utilized in traditional vehicle bulbs and the underside of cool street cars this state of the art lighting technology is being used in some innovative ways. Now even our display devices are using the same technology.
Veoh is a very interesting Internet TV site; it not only provides a huge selection of TV shows or videos but also streams some videos directly from other Internet TV sites such as Hulu. This is quite a good strategy as it allows Veoh to expand its library and that too without having to store the videos. What more does a site need than this?
The thing that is quite frustrating about Veoh, which is worth mentioning, is the fact that the content available on the site is quite cluttered. Compared to other sites, the clips and videos available on Veoh are often misleading and irrelevant since the clips are mixed with the full episodes that you are looking for. The reason for all this cluttering is that many clips and videos are submitted by the users, so when you search for a specific video you will come across the search result showing many irrelevant videos and user content that is of no interest to you. Due to these unprofessional and user-submitted clips, the site often looks amateur when you are searching for professional TV shows. (Read More »)
576,900 Android Device activations a day is a mammoth number. And Google is rejoicing the number that prove the growing popularity of the Android platform. The number has gone up by almost 100,000 from June, when it was reported that Android activations total to 500,000 devices on a daily basis.
While I was thinking that the iOS 5 is still some days away from the final release news broke out that it is out. Apple just now announced the release of the final version of the iOS 5 for the users, bringing with it the numerous improvements that had been promised.
This is turning out big with the iPhone 4S preorders hitting over 1 Million in a day, the iCloud released earlier and iPhone 4S to hit stores on October 14, things are about to change for iOS device users. While you wont be able to experience Siri until you actually own the iPhone 4S on iOS 5, you can always enjoy the improvements on the previous generations of the iPhone, iPad and the iPad 2 as well as the iPod Touch.
With the iPhone 4S sales hitting past the 1 Million mark in the first 24 hours, Siri getting all the positive press, Apple had little to delay its much talked iCloud. The cloud storage service which was to be released with the iOS5 has been pushed out today. With, users will be able to store their data on the virtual storage service.
The iCloud should pull Apple out of the misery that MobileMe brought forth. I mean Apple has been an industry changer in terms of mobile, computing and music devices in the likes of the iPhone, iPad and the iPod Touch, the company hasn’t been impressive in the online business. The iCloud is expected to change the game for Apple and how people use their iPhone, iPod and the iPad. The iOS 5 users will be given 5GB of free iCloud Storage. Of course this is for free and you can purchase extra space as per your requirement.
While the Apple product, the iPhone 4S has broken the record with 1 Million unit sales in just 24 hours we have first hand videos of the device as well. The video comes from China and shows the working of Siri and the benchmarks of the device.
The browser score for example on the iPhone 4S running the iOS 5 is 89567 compared to 44856 on the iPhone 4 running the iOS 5. Which is twice the score. This shows that the hardware overhaul has been very fruitful for the device and while it lacks the new design, it definitely wins the battle in performance. Though it is less than that on the Samsung Galaxy SII which has a 94.000 plus score and is half a year older than the new iPhone 4S.
This was bound to happen with all the hype prior the release of the next generation of the iPhone. The iPhone 4S, being a disappointment for many who were expecting an iPhone 5 with a large screen and what not, the release was marked by the news of the sad demise of Steve Jobs and of course the death of a mindset as well. However the iPhone 4S has broken all records, as usual hitting 1 Million sales in just one day.
The legacy of Steve Jobs will live in the Apple products to come. I am sure we can expect his approved designs for the next one year at least, given the guy [and of course the folks at Apple] though well in advance like any other great technology company. I dislike the new iPhone 4S, but that’s just me [and I know I can never justify why I dislike the device], but it is definitely a great piece of hardware sitting in the same old crappy iPhone 4 design.