Wireless networking has become one of the fastest growing trends in the home computer market. The latest complete standard, 802.11n (or “wireless-N”), is capable of speeds faster than many wired networks and has better range and reliability than its predecessors. However, a replacement standard called 802.11ac (or “wireless-AC”) is already on the drawing board and some manufacturers have even released products using the incomplete standard.
802.11ac, expected to have final approval in 2013, improves upon many of the new technologies that debuted in the 802.11n standard. Wireless-N typically connects at speeds up to 150Mbps, with some higher end devices capable of an impressive 300Mbps or even 450Mbps. However, wireless-AC promises to triple those speeds so the lower end devices using wireless-AC will be as fast as the highest-end devices using the current 802.11n standard and the higher end devices will be able to outperform today’s fastest wired connections. While wireless-N is already fast enough for most current network needs, including streaming HD video, the 802.11ac standard promises to allow even higher quality media to be streamed to multiple devices at the same time.
In addition to huge speed increases, the new standard also promises better range and reliability. Although the overall technology behind it is complex, there are two features of 802.11ac that make the biggest difference. Firstly, wireless-AC will use the 5GHz wireless spectrum, which helps to avoid interference with wireless phones and many other devices (including older wireless-G and wireless-B networks) that use the 2.4GHz frequency.
Amazon’s Android Appstore is a “disaster,” says Swedish game developer BitHack in a scathing blog post (via GigaOm).
BitHack’s app Apparatus was being sold in the Amazon Appstore, reaching as high as #3 in paid rankings, but the company hated just about everything it had to deal with so it’s pulling the app from Amazon and focusing on Android Market.
Here are the bullet points of why the Amazon Appstore was no good:
- It takes too long to have an app approved. Amazon spent 2 weeks reviewing the app. Then it rejected it for something relatively minor. The app was resubmitted, then it took another week before being approved. Updates to the app take a long time to be approved, also.
- Amazon doesn’t do a good job of filtering which devices apps go to: Apparatus shouldn’t be on certain Android phones because it looks and plays worse on small screens. So, the developer has a filter system in place that works well in the Android Market preventing the wrong devices from getting the app. That filter system doesn’t work with Amazon. As a result, the app got a lot of bad reviews from angry users.
- Appstore is U.S. only, which was a problem for a Swedish developer: Apparatus got a negative review, which was incorrect. The developer wanted to respond, but couldn’t because he is in Sweden. Amazon says you have to buy something before you can comment. But he can’t buy something because he’s not in the U.S. So, the complaint stuck and hurt sales.
- Amazon randomly changed the price to $0.99. Here’s what BitHack says, “We never discussed this change. I have no idea why they sell it at $0.99. The game is already selling at 50% off because it is in “public beta”. So Amazon now decided to sell it at 25%.”
Designed by Seunghan Song, this “window phone” concept will reflect current weather conditions on the screen. To input text, you just blow on the screen to switch modes, then write with your finger as a stylus.
Mac Funamizu’s “Cobalto” has taken the cell phone concept way into the future, with an almost all-glass design. The phone would feature 3D imaging that could make Google Maps even more useful, as demonstrated here.
Liu Hsiang-Ling’s “Sticker Phone” has a solar panel on the back of the phone and a curved surface that will allow it to stick to a window via suction to charge. Plus, you won’t lose your phone somewhere on your desk
Technology has been growing very rapidly. Everything has to be obtained quickly. With the ease of convenience offered by the technology we too are interested to have all the ease it.
Automated home, first maybe just a mere fantasy to have an automated home, but in today’s automated home can already we have. Certainly the technology is still evolving and will continue to be developed.
Feature of this automated home provides comfort and convenience for us who live in it.
examples of automated home system this is the light that we can turn on or turn off just with our voices, the control system knows who the people who visit our house, a security system that only allows certain people who can enter into the a certain room, the walls of the room which can be we set it as we want and possibly many more features of automated home systems.
For video of the automated home can be seen below.
You have the iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch, and require large file storage space? Product GoFlex wireless storage drive Seagate artificial satellite may be that you need.
GoFlex Satellite offers storage capacities up to 500GB. Uniquely, GoFlex Satellite is a wireless drive that can be accessed via Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n.
On this drive there are beterai Li-ion polymer rechargeable. In standby mode the battery life to 25 hours and during use on an ongoing basis, such as streaming video, battery life up to 4 hours. It’s quite memadahi to play around two films duration 2 hours continuously. To charge the battery again, provided the electric charger and the charger for the car.
Drive is connected with the iPad or other devices using the free Media GoFlex application. Apple’s iTunes and App Store to provide this application.
Yes, indeed for a while this new Satellite GoFlex available for Apple devices that run the IOS operating system. According to Seagate, applications for Android devices will be available this summer.
GoFlex Satellite can also be connected to a Windows PC or a Mac with OS X. This relationship can also be via a USB 3.0 cable provided. The cable is compatible with USB 2.0 ports.
With Media Sync software from Seagate is also provided, the user can download music files, videos, photos, or other document from the computer. Of course, those files must be compatible with the IOS device.
Until this news was revealed, new Sattelite GoFlex pivot can be ordered through Seagate.com or Amazon.com. The price is U.S. $ 199.99.