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Ivy Bridge Will Provide Support For 4096x4096 Displays





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As VR-Zone reports, last week Intel revealed that their upcoming Ivy Bridge processors will support display with resolution of 4096x4096 pixel and also they will be capable to process video data at this resolution.


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Written by maxim

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011. 16:26

Apple Takes Second Place In Brand Value Rating



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According to London-based research company Brand Finance, Apple takes the second position after Google in brand value rating. The 33% increase allowed Apple to overtake Microsoft, Wal-Mart, GE and IBM for the first time. The research firm attributes Apple’s high rating to loyal consumer base, successful marketing activities and innovative design.


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Written by maxim

Friday, September 16th, 2011. 0:04

Video: 10 iconic Steve Jobs moments



The career of one of America’s most innovative businessmen has been more than just a string of moments, but these 10 peeks at Steve Jobs’s formidable presence will remind you of why his resignation is such a momentous event.

1. Steve Jobs demos Apple Macintosh, 1984

Steve Jobs introduces the Macintosh to the world. Computing would never be the same.


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Microsoft Exec States Tablets And Smartphones Will Not Replace PCs



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Frank Shaw, Microsoft's Corporate Vice President, said that now industry is in a “PC plus” era and rejected that “Post-PC” era has begun.

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Written by maxim

Monday, August 22nd, 2011. 17:31

Apple, Intel and Microsoft Are Interested in Turkish Government Project



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Apple, Intel and Microsoft are examining a new Turkish government project, which is aimed to find a company that could build and supply up to 15 million tablets for Turkish school children in the next four years.

In his interview to Anatolia news agency Trade Minister Zafer Caglayan told that the three companies are actively bidding on this government-funded project, which is called Fatih (means 'conqueror' in Turkish) according to Bloomberg.

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Written by SimplyMax

Sunday, August 21st, 2011. 17:36

App Store Appears in Windows 8



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Yesterday Microsoft affirmed that it is going to integrate its own app store into Windows 8. A post on the Building Windows 8 blog reveals that Steven Sinofsky presents App Store as one of the teams for the future OS.

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Written by SimplyMax

Friday, August 19th, 2011. 14:02

Apple Consortium Bought Nortel With Its Collection Of Patents For $4.5 Billion



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As Reuters writes, a consortium consisting of Apple Inc, Microsoft, EMC Corp, Ericsson, Sony, Research in Motion and BlackBerry placed a winning bid in the auction and bought Canadian telecommunications equipment maker Nortel with its collection of more than 6,000 patents.


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Written by maxim

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011. 0:58

HP Exploring Possibility Of Licensing WebOS And Samsung Is Said To Be Interested



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According to Bloomberg’s report, HP is interested in licensing its mobile operating system webOS to other companies, which may open the door for yet another competitor in the tablet and smartphone market.

"We are talking to a number of companies," Apotheker, president of the company, stated in Beijing, refusing to give more details."I can share with you that a number of companies have expressed interest. We are continuing our conversations."


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Microsoft’s Windows 8 Will Compete With The iPad 3



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After Microsoft less than a year ago managed to catch up with Apple’s three year leading position and released up-to-date, multi-touch operating system in Windows Phone 7, it needs to do it again.


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Microsoft vs. Apple: The History of Computing



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Manolution has published an interesting detailed timeline that show events and stock prices throughout the historic battle between Microsoft and Apple.

Despite maintaining dominance of the OS market for over three decades, Microsoft’s stocks continue to trade at or below their first ever public value of $27.50 (at closing on 3/13/1986).

Thanks to Apple’s extremely successful ventures into various hand-held gadget markets (namely the iPod, iPhone and iPad) Apple’s stock continues to rise, trading at over $300 more than that of Microsoft’s as of 6/6/2011.

Take a look at the infographic (~3Mb):


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Friday, June 24th, 2011. 0:26

Yahoo! Unveiled Its Search Engine Gor iOS Apps



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Today Yahoo! revealed new tools that can help in seeking apps for your iOS device. It's a dedicated search engine Yahoo! App Search and iOS app called Yahoo! App Spot.

Besides using standard app descriptors the tools also introduce and utilize rich categories, personalized recommendations, user reviews on the web, different ratings and so on.

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Patent Dispute Between Apple And Nokia Is Resolved, Apple Will Pay For Licenses



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Nokia announced that it had entered into agreement with Apple, and now the prolonged legal argument between two corporations is coming to an end with two parties withdrawing their complaints to the International Trade Commission.

A press release that announced the signed patent license agreement was issued by Nokia early Tuesday. Agreement stipulates that Apple have to make a one-time payment to Nokia as well as ongoing royalties. But exact details of the agreement are kept in secret. The statement also reads that Nokia has put about 43 billion EUR into research and development in the course of last 20 years, creating a patent portfolio that consists of  10,000 patent families.

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Written by SimplyMax

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011. 18:27

HTC May Become Top US Smartphone Maker Instead of Apple



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DigiTimes sources revealed this week that HTC may challenge Apple's position of the top U.S. smartphone maker.

Here's the deal: HTC has smartphones available on all four U.S. carriers, while Apple partners only with AT&T and Verizon. The HTC Thunderbolt is reported as the second most popular smartphone on Verizon's network, while Apple's iPhone is the first one. The best-selling Android smartphone on AT&T is also of HTC (The Inspire 4G).

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Written by SimplyMax

Saturday, June 11th, 2011. 16:52

Apple Releases iWork for iPhone



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Yesterday Apple released the iWork suit for iPhone with the same future set of the iPad. iWork for iPhone lets you easily manage and create documents, print them through AirPrint, and share them with iTunes. All three applications - Pages, Numbers and Keynote - come with a new document manager to organize documents into folders, Keynote brings deeper compatibility with the Keynote Remote and Pages sports a new feature called “Smart Zoom” for viewing and editing data.

“Now you can use Keynote, Pages and Numbers on iPhone and iPod touch to create amazing presentations, documents and spreadsheets right in the palm of your hand,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “The incredible Retina display, revolutionary Multi-Touch interface and our powerful software make it easy to create, edit, organize and share all of your documents from iPhone 4 or iPod touch.”


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Microsoft, HTC, Nokia File Complaints Over Apple’s “App Store” Trademark



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Microsoft, HTC, Nokia and Sony Ericsson filed formal complaints against Apple’s attempt at getting the terms “App Store” and “Appstore” trademarked. In a statement, a Microsoft spokesperson said that Apple’s application was an “unsupportable claim of exclusivity” and noted that the terms “App Store” and “Appstore” are like “toy store” or “book store” – a generic term “that should continue to be available for everyone to use for stores that sell apps.”


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, May 13th, 2011. 16:49