Facebook Launches Sponsored Stories

February 15, 2011
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Sponsored Stories is a new form of advertising on Facebook. The idea of Facebook with the Sponsored Stories is to be able to use the status content of a user to promote brands, sites, places and shops. The product is offered to companies that have groups or profiles on Facebook and for a fee, they will have access to this new form of advertising. The options for users can vary and depends on what the company wants, it may invite [...]

Smartphone Shipments Surpass PCs

February 15, 2011
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A recent report indicates that manufacturers sold a greater number of Smartphones than PCs during the last quarter of last year (2010), a change much earlier than thought. Over the last three months of 2010, mobile phone makers sold nearly 101 million smartphones, according to the report by International Data Corp. An increase of 87% over the same period last year. At the same time, sales of PCs only reached 92 million units. An increase of less than 3% over [...]

PlayStation Move Also to be Used on PC?

February 14, 2011
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Kinect has become a phenomenon, not only because it involved a new way to play on the Xbox, but it allowed the use of a multiple applications in PC’s and robots in a series of hacks made by different developers. Now the creator of the PlayStation Move, Sony’s Richard Marks would like something similar happened with his invention. In an interview with Ars Technica, Marks gave indications that there may be device drivers for PC in the future, that would [...]

RoboPutt: Vending Machine For Golf Lessons

February 13, 2011
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The concept of the vending machine that sells you candy and chocolates is in the past. Now the same model is used to sell things more complex and expensive. Now you can buy things such as music players, games, among others. But now we can add another service: golf lessons. We are talking about RoboPutt. This is a small robot that teaches you how to hit the golf ball according to data obtained from your own shots. To start, you [...]

Google Web-Based Android Market

February 9, 2011
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Google has just launched its new Android Market, which lets you install new applications directly from your mobile phone. Now you can do it without having to use the Market application on your smartphone. This is one big change that shows how Google is moving ahead with its mobile operating system that has already displaced Nokia as the top manufacturer of  mobile OS. The whole process now becomes easier. You won’t need to scan QR codes appBrain or synchronize the [...]

Increase The Duration of Your Laptop’s Battery

February 9, 2011
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One of Windows Vista problems is that if you use it on a laptop, it consumes a lot of the battery’s power. This is because it uses more resources to run all its functions. This is a serious problem given that most of the new netbooks have a very limited battery. To solve this problem, one option is to turn off the elements that we don’t use constantly such as the sidebar or bluetooth. But it’s tedious to do manually. [...]

OpenBVE – Train Simulator For Linux

February 9, 2011
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OpenBVE is a train driving simulator similar to Microsoft Train Simulator, but free. It has a version for Windows and Linux and is kept alive due to the contributions of the community in terms of routes, locomotives, cars (etc) . Which can be downloaded online. We have many activities to choose from. Those of passenger services, can become long and somewhat stressful but are pretty good. The cabins of the machines (depending on the creator) are very well created, as [...]

Tablet PC Playbook – New Details Revealed

February 9, 2011
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New official details have been revealed, after many speculations arose regarding the expected characteristics of the “Playbook” tablet PC fom RIM BlackBerry. One of the most awaited tablets of the year. Within the new details revealed we can see that the RIM tablet can change the orientation by simply turning the tablet.  In other words, you can grab the tablet horizontally or vertically without the need to rotate the head. Another major improvement that has been many speculations about, is [...]

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