A new handheld computing device launched by Apple, less than a year after the company first introduced the iPad. The Apple iPad 2 offers some improvements over the original iPad design including being thinner, lighter and faster. Apple also boasts a 10-hour battery life with the iPad 2. The iPad 2 uses a 1-GHz dual-core cA5 processor and the screen remains unchanged from the iPad at 1024 x 768, 9.7-inch IPS display. iPad 2 versions offer support for Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity.
4shared is a free online file-sharing service that provides storage for music, video and photo files. Upon registering for an account 4shared will provide users with 10-GB of online storage space. However, files stored by users with free accounts are removed if you do not log in the account for 180 days. 4shared sets a […]
Derived from the word humongous, MongoDB is a scalable and high-performance open source database designed to handle document-oriented storage. MongoDB was written in C++ and features replication & High Availability, mirror across LANs and WANs for scale, auto-sharing, rich querying and more.
- Intel Haswell
Haswell is the codename for Intel’s processor microarchitecture that serves as the successor to the Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge architectures. Like Ivy Bridge, Haswell utilizes a 22nm (nanometer) die shrink fabrication process, and it serves as the “tock” in Intel’s alternating tick-tock model of releasing new processor families. The “tick” to Haswell, codenamed Broadwell, […]
- Ivy Bridge
Intel’s new Intel Core processor family that follows as the “tick” to the current “tock” Sandy Bridge family of processors in Intel’s tick-tock model of releasing new microprocessors. Ivy Bridge processors are fabricated on a 22nm (nanometer) die shrink as opposed to Sandy Bridge’s 32nm process technology, and Ivy Bridge processors are backward compatible with […]
Chromebook is a new category of notebook computers and mobile devices that runs Google’s cloud-based Chrome OS operating system. While they lack the processing power and higher-end features of standard laptops, Chromebooks are built primarily for Web surfing and are optimized for this purpose with the Google Chrome Web browser as well as near instant-on […]