Google Nexus Q - The Entertainment from Google

Written By Simon on July 02, 2012 | 2:00 AM

Celebration of Google's developer conference I/O is in progress, Google continued to show the transition process, which not only focus on software, but hardware is starting to break.

That example can be seen in the rows of gadgets being introduced to the public. Starting from the Nexus 7 tablets, Google futuristic glasses, up to a consumer electronics product, called Nexus Q.

Q Through Nexus, Google wants to bring home entertainment devices. A round black, this tool serves to share content such as Apple TV or Boxee.

The idea, every mobile phone user and Android tablet can send content to the Nexus Q. It is designed to connect directly to the internet and run streaming music and video from YouTube or Google Play. Connection can be done wirelessly or with Ethernet connectors.
Google Nexus Q - The Entertainment from Google

This device can play Google Play Music, Google Play Movies, TV and YouTube. Supported processor OMAP 4460 dual core ARM Cortex A9 and SGX450 GPU. And 1 GB RAM and 16 GB of storage capacity.

As with other Google tools, Nexus Q also uses the Android operating system, the Ice Cream Sandwich.

This 4.6-sized devices, or by the hand grip has a Micro HDMI port, Toslink optical audio, Ethernet, jack speaker connectors and a single micro USB port. Also available is a Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and near-field communications (NFC).

Nexus Q is essentially the same computing system running with Android smartphone. Users can connect it to the Nexus Q stereo speakers and TV. Setting the sound volume by turning the top of the device.

In the future, this device will serve as a portal for connecting devices in the home who supported "Android @ Home" with internet network. So maybe, one day, the refrigerator at home will be connected to the supermarket, in order to increase the supply of ice cream or fruit- fruits.

American media, giving its own record for Nexus Q. Because the device is manufactured in the United States at the time it wants to revive the manufacturing industry. Google plans to sell the Nexus Q is priced at U.S. $ 299.

This Google gadget row, is a company founded Lary Page and Sergey Brin to fight with Apple to begin introducing our own applications to replace Google Maps. Similarly, the Microsoft has launched its first tablet Surface.
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Three Ways to Keep your Mac from the Malware

As is known, Apple Mac is touted free of malware was able to hacked the hackers. This indicates that there is no any operating system that is free from malicious programs.

To that end, here are three simple ways to help keep malware from your favorite Mac, as quoted by Mashable.

1. Latest version of Mac OS X

The new version is certainly able to present better protection and more efficient. Since many Mac users who successfully infiltrated the hackers, Apple does make safety a top priority. Currently, OS x 10.8 Mountain Lion has had a security feature called Gatekeeper. These features will not accidentally block the user when downloading a malicious program. Therefore, it is important to always keep your OS updated.

2. Sandboxing
Three Ways to Keep your Mac from the Malware
In essence, sandboxing on the Mac to block an application to access data that is required from your computer. Therefore, this step is effective to prevent malicious programs to steal data.

To be more safe, always use a Mac application that has been acknowledged by Apple.

3. Antivirus Software

The third way is indeed a standard to protect the device with any OS. Therefore, always use the software already recognized his brilliance.

One name that is quite popular is the VirusBarrier X6. This software is made specifically for the Mac to create a robust security system. In addition, there are also big names like Norton Antivirus 12 for Mac and McAffee Internet Security can be an option
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New features in Android Jelly Bean

Written By Simon on July 01, 2012 | 10:49 AM

Operating System (OS) Android Jelly Bean the rumor has been widely heard since the release of Android Ice Cream Sandwich last October, finally officially released at the conference I / O Google held on June 27, 2012.

The release of the latest version of the OS is synonymous with performance improvements and new features are embedded therein. Excerpted from the tech site CNET and Engadget, Friday, June 29, 2012, here are some of the development by Google in Android version 4.1 was first used in tablet Google Nexus 7 is:

Faster performance

Google says that Jelly Bean was developed to improve CPU utilization, given the current processor technology has reached the dual and even quad core. Especially for the Jelly Bean Google also initiated the'' Butter'' Project, which aims to improve the graphics a more seamless transition, and reduces lag. The target of this project is to improve the performance of inter-face to reach a speed of 60 frames per second.

Google Now

This one is a feature of'' understanding'', as always trying to understand users. Google Now allows the device to deliver what he said'' important'' for the user. "Google Now give the right information for you, at the right time," said Hugo Bara, Head of Product Development at the launch of Android this product.
New features in Android Jelly Bean

This feature is'' understanding'' users based on location data in'' real time'', as well as the history of internet usage. Therefore, the device can provide information about the famous restaurant near the user, as well as the latest news about the artist's idol.

Typing'''' with Voice

Voice Dictation is another major change brought Jelly Bean. With this feature users can dictate the device that will instantly turn it into writing. This feature is embedded directly on the device, which means users can still operate even if the device is not connected to the Internet. Unfortunately, other than English has been no information whether this feature is to support other languages.

Voice Search

As can be seen from its name, this feature allows the search by voice. With features that integrate with Google Now the user can ask for information about the weather, movies, foreign exchange rates, up to a math question. The answer given is also enriched with a link from Google's search site.

Widgets that you can set the size of

With this capability, users can adjust the size of the widgets are displayed on the front page of the device in accordance with her wishes.
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Banned in the United States

Bad luck came back to Samsung smart phone. Homemade mobile electronics king of South Korea, namely Samsung Galaxy Nexus, banned for sale in the United States. United States District Judge Lucy Koh, says Apple "has demonstrated a patent infringement of the mobile phone". The decision was out Friday, June 29, 2012.

Earlier, last week, the U.S. government has banned the sale of tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1-inch sizes. The ban lasted until the patent dispute.

Samsung is very disappointed with the decision. "We will study the decision and prepare legal measures to ensure the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the market," the official statement from Samsung.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus Banned in the United States

Apple-Samsung disputes have lasted long. It happened since Samsung released Samsung Galaxy Tab and Samsung Galaxy S. Apple accuses Samsung blatantly plagiarized their design. For example, the design of Samsung Galaxy S with only one button design similar to the iPhone. Instead, Samsung has accused Apple copied its patent related to the way the phone and tablet PC connected to the Internet.

Apple and Samsung have now been transformed into a giant producer duo of smart phones and tablets. IPad sales in the first quarter of 2012 at 13.6 million. That makes iPad tablet controls 63 percent of the market, according to research firm Display Search.

Samsung has sold 1.6 million tablets in the same period. That means they control the market share of 7.5 percent.

Their success has catapulted Apple and Samsung to be a very rich company. Analysts estimate their growth potential could be even higher still.
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Google Nexus 7 Tablet Launched

Written By Simon on June 28, 2012 | 10:36 PM

After the first rumors about the existence of Google tablet spinning the past few months, this product is finally officially introduced in the developer conference I/O in San Francisco, California, United States.

Specifications slate called Nexus 7 is also not much different from the rumors that have circulated previously.

The tablet has a 7-inch landscape display with a resolution of 1,280 x 800 pixels and has been using the new Android operating system, the Jelly Bean. The tablet is also driven a quad-core Tegra 3 with 12-core GPU from NVidia.

Google Nexus 7 has long been speculated to be pegged at bargain prices, and this is proved, where the Nexus 7 fitted with a price tag of U.S. $ 199.

This tablet has been accompanied by a front camera and a Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Near Field Communication (NFC). Tablets weighing 340 grams has also promised standby time of 300 hours or nine hours to play the video every single charge.
Google Nexus 7 Tablet Launched

"The goal of the Nexus program is to bring the best experience of enjoying Google," said Hugo Barra, Director of Product Management Android, which introduced this product. Therefore, do not be surprised if Google is really integrate various services into the product.

For example, Nexus 7 is the first tablet to use Chrome as default browser. In addition, applications such as Shazam is also included which serves to identify the song, which then can lead users to buy the song on Google Play.

Mentioned that every purchase of this tablet will get a token worth U.S. $ 20, which can be spent on Google Play. The tablet also has been filled with some content, such as the Transformers movie Dark of the Moon, Domination Bourne novel, and several editions of magazines, like Popular Science, Food Network, and others.

The tablet will begin to be shipped to the United States, Britain, Canada, and Australia from mid-July.
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