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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The PlayStation®4 system opens the door to an incredible journey through immersive new gaming worlds and a deeply connected gaming community. PS4™ puts gamers first with an astounding launch lineup and over 180 games in development. Play amazing top-tier blockbusters and innovative indie hits on PS4™. Developer Inspired, Gamer Focus The PlayStation 4 is the most powerful games console on the planet. With more graphical power than the Xbox One, 32 times more system memory than the PS3 and a firm focus on pure gaming experiences rather than media mojo, it has established itself as the next-gen console to beat.

It's a games console built by gamers for gamers. It won the hearts and minds of many from the word go, with lots of prospective next-genners left feeling alienated by some of Microsoft's bizarre policies and choices for the Xbox One – many of which were reversed as a result of a backlash.

Coming in at £350, the PS4 is also £80 cheaper than the Xbox One, making it appear terrific value. It doesn't come with the PlayStation Camera (the One does come with Kinect) but this can be bought separately for £45 if you so wish.

The differences between the PS4 and Xbox One are actually evident before you even switch them on. Despite the two consoles both sporting similar half-matte half-gloss finishes and containing very similar internal components, they really couldn't be more different.

For a start, the PS4 is small and sleek in comparison to the enormous VCR-like square cuboid of the Xbox One. And this means that the PS4's box is half the size and weight of the Xbox One. The Sony console can be extracted from its packaging and plugged in and booted up in a couple of minutes.

One look at the PS4 and you know you're seeing Sony hardware. It's slim, sleek and jet black, roughly the size of a second generation PS3 Slim. The full measurements are 275 x 53 x 305 mm. It's a lot more compact than an Xbox One, which is longer, taller and squarer.

PS4 specifications
Inside, the PS4 is all business. It has a custom single-chip processor that combines an eight core x86-64 AMD "Jaguar" CPU with a 1.84 teraflop GPU based on AMD's Radeon tech. That's backed by 8GB of GDDR5 RAM, and a 500GB mechanical hard drive.
Sony claims that the PS4's overall performance is ten times that of the PS3. You can also remove that 500GB drive and replace it with a larger drive, or an SSD for better performance. Sony says these do it yourself upgrades will not void the system's warranty.

Those two USB ports are the PS4's only front facing connections. In the rear you'll find HDMI, Ethernet, a digital optical audio out and a proprietary auxiliary connection for the PlayStation Camera.

For wireless connections, the PS4 uses 802.11 b/g/n for WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1 for its wireless DualShock 4 controllers. Features

The PlayStation 4 is a living room computer, more so than the PS3 ever was. Not just because of its specs and AMD-based architecture, but because of its robust feature set.

It's capable of bringing games and movies quickly into your home, as well as connecting you to your friends and other online gamers through the PlayStation Network as well as Twitter and Facebook to share brag-worthy gaming moments.

What's in the box?
 You're bringing home more than a just a stylish asymmetrical black console. In addition to the actual system you get a power cord (not a big power brick), an HDMI cable, an earbud microphone combo, one DualShock 4 controller and its charging cable (we charged our DualShock 4 pad using the Xbox One and the world did not end).

Extra controllers don't come with another charging cable, so don't lose that one. Also, note that we said earbud singular, not earbuds, as in just for one ear. It's cheap but serviceable, but you can actually plug any old headset or pair of buds you already own into the controller's headphone jack, so it's not much of an issue.
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Friday, October 4, 2013

What People Do On Cell Phones To Pass Their Time?
This Infographic is produced by Coupon Audit (provides Shoebacca coupon) and iTech Gizmo
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Monday, September 17, 2012

Apple has finally and officially launched the much-awaited iPhone 5 at the press event in San Francisco on Wednesday, September 12, 2012.

Here are the basic, salient, and highlight features of the iPhone 5 posted by tech blog Tech Crunch, who’s among the thousands attending the event, which we’re sharing to you.

  • 20% lighter than the iPhone 4S, 18% thinner, made of glass and aluminum; 
  • Two toned design - colors are Black and Slate, and White and Silver; 
  • Available in 16GB model for $199, 32GB for $299, and 64GB for $399 with a two-year contract from AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint; 
  • 4-inch Retina display at 16:9 display that runs at 1136 x 640, with 5 rows of icons and embedded touch sensors; 
  • It has a brand new chipset, the A6 which, Apple claims, is twice as fast as the iPhone 4S’ A5 chip; 
  • Compatible with a Nano-SIM; 
  • Better battery life - 8 hours of 3G talk time (8 hours of 3G and LTE web browsing); 
  • A smaller, improved audio speaker; 
  • Three microphones - front, back, and bottom. 
  • An all-digital, eight-pin Dock Connector called “Lightning;” Supports 4G LTE and the 2.4GHz and 5GHz 802.11n Wi-Fi; 
  • An 8-megapixel camera with a smaller sensor that features better low-light performance; 
  • The iPhone 5’s camera, which supports 1080p video capture, has built-in panorama mode and lets users snap photos while recording video at the same time; 
  • It as integrated Facebook; 
  • iPhone 5 pre-orders begins Friday, September 14, and the device starts shipping September 21st.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Ugly Meter is one of the best Apple apps I have seen in a while. I mean, it is right up there with the slew of fingerprint scanner programs currently in the App Store. That being said, it still needs some work, but we will get to that later.
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The next-generation of Apple Inc.'s popular iPhone smartphone may debut this June, a tech site reported.

Mashable said a recruiter at Taiwan-based Foxconn told TV Tokyo's "World Business Satellite" they need 18,000 employees to make the next iPhone.

"We’re looking for 18,000 employees … for the fifth-generation phone," Mashable quoted the recruiter as saying in the interview.

It added that when the TV Tokyo reporter clarified that the recruiter was talking about the iPhone 5, they said the next-generation iPhone will come out in June.

On the other hand, it remains unclear if the next iPhone would be called the iPhone 5.

Should the next iPhone be released this June, it would actually be the sixth since the first iPhone was released in 2007.

After the original iPhone, Apple released the iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPhone 4S.

However, Mashable noted the June rumor "should be taken with a grain of salt" as rumors of the iPhone 5 started almost immediately after the announcement of the iPhone 4S last year.

"Current rumors have the device’s launch pinned between June and October, with many speculating that the next generation will be LTE-capable to run on carrier’s new speedy data networks,"
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Sunday, April 22, 2012

The intellectual property battle rages on between Apple and Samsung. In April 2011, Apple filed for patent infringement, claiming that Samsung copied its iPhone and iPad designs. Courts all over the world have taken on this battle. Europe and Australia, for instance, have ordered preliminary injunctions barring Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from shelves — just in time for the holiday season.

These days Apple and Samsung are, surely, going a lot in court facing each other as rivals. Obviously, that’s nothing of a grand surprise for the fans; as such tech-stirs keep coming out way often. Anyone of you remembered the previous battleground between the two giants of mobile phone industry? Well, that was back in Germany, Apple was trying to sell out the iPhone and Samsung tried its best to stop it from doing just that! Who lost that battle? The answer to this question is no longer a myth for a child, even! Samsung has to come home with sorrow while Apple definitely sang the glee songs. Later on, Apply returned the resistance from Samsung in a more vigorous manner by breaking out the latest method of unlock by sliding (that Apple won via a 2011 patent).

The “unlock by sliding” feature has been debuted by Apple in iPhone (original version) – however, that was way back in 2007. Now, in contrast to this story, Apple-Insider says that in Germany, Apply had secured one utility model for “unlock by sliding” feature a lot earlier in 2006. That was in accordance with the FOSS patent.

Who’s going to win the Battle?
I still amuse over the plethora of discussions this issue has attracted. As unfortunate as it may sound, Apple found itself in troubled waters – because the registration process for any utility model never requires the equivalent amount of examining that applying for any traditional patent needs. Moreover, the utility model may also not serve well as evidence in courtroom and German law may issue a ruling, a stay or perhaps a decision by 16th March, 2012 (this again is in accordance with the FOSS patent).

It is worth noticing that the time when Apple was launching the “unlock by sliding” feature patent, that feature got released in Sweden (Neonode Nlm) even, before Apply could do it. As noticed by FOSS patent, the overall availability standards carry much more significance when utility models are involved (as compared to patent suits).

The result of this battle is, certainly, going to be a fascinating thing but we all have to wait for that and chew our nails in anticipation. Now, I certainly desire Apple to win the case as this would not only strengthen the patent but would also stop the competitors from being copycats!
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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Viber : iPhone app that will let you make free calls all over the world to the other iPhone users having Viber installed on their phone via 3G or Wi-Fi.
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