A codename for Intel Ivy Bridge processors developed specifically for tablet, ultrabook and Mac laptop computers. Chief River processors are designed to succeed the “Huron River” Sandy Bridge processors used in earlier ultrabook models, and offer native support for USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt.
Additional requirements for Chief River ultrabooks include a minimum battery life of 5 hours, at least 16GB of SSD storage and the ability to “wake up” in less than seven seconds. Recommendations beyond the specified requirements include touch screen support, WiDi, GPS, an accelerometer, and an ambient light sensor (ALS) and proximity sensor.
- Retina Display
Retina Display is a marketing term developed by Apple to refer to devices and monitors that have a resolution and pixel density so high – roughly 300 or more pixels per inch – that a person is unable to discern the individual pixels at a normal viewing distance. Apple’s Retina Display made its debut on […]
- Google Hangouts
Google+ Hangouts is a free video chat service from Google that enables both one-on-one chats and group chats with up to ten people at a time. While somewhat similar to Skype, FaceTime and Facebook Video Chat, Google Hangouts focuses more on “face-to-face-to-face” group interaction as opposed to one-on-one video chats, and utilizes sophisticated technology to […]
A video telephone / video chat service somewhat similar to Skype and Google Hangouts that makes it possible to conduct one-on-one video calls between newer Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac notebooks and desktops. FaceTime Requires AppleID Apple’s FaceTime service is free to use but does require an Apple ID and a Wi-Fi connection, […]
An extremely sophisticated strain of malware more commonly referred to as Flame (or Flamer), although some security experts classify the two differently. Skywiper, or sKyWIper, is one of the largest and most complex malware strains to date, with a total size of more than 30MB when its 20+ modules and plug-ins have been installed. Skywiper […]
- TRILL - Transparent Interconnect of Lots of Links
TRILL is short for Transparent Interconnect of Lots of Links. The Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL) is an IETF specification that enables multipathing in the data center. The TRILL protocol provides transparent Layer 2 forwarding using encapsulation with a hop count and IS-IS link state routing.