Technology

09
Oct
The Draconid meteor shower presents itself

As it had been predicted the Draconid meteor shower, which had been last seen in 2005, came to pass on Saturday. The event lasted several hours and caused the night sky to be lit with shinning streaks of light. At first NASA predicted the event would be something worth remembering. Viewers across the world said they meteor shower was somewhat faint, but admitted there had been amazing moments. NASA approximated there had been between 500 and... [read news]

09
Oct
Gmail for users living in developing countries

Google has announced that due to a new feature and an update, users can now sign in to their gmail account from any type of phone. The search engine company announced that their feature enables users from Africa who have no regular access to the Internet or a smartphone to access their gmail accounts on feature phones. These feature phones are very popular in developing countries such as those from Africa. Feature phones are relatively... [read news]

07
Oct
A new book about Steve Jobs sees the light of day

After the passing of the Apple founder on Wednesday, a new book that reveals many of Steve Jobs’ most important quotes has been rushed to the market. The book was supposed to be launched next March, but was rushed to November 15 after his resignation. Now, after his death, "I, Steve: Steve Jobs in His Own Words," is going to be launched at the end of the month. The book is available for pre-order on Amazon.com.  "The thing that really... [read news]

06
Oct
Steve Jobs changed the way people live and work

Throughout the years Steve Jobs managed to become an important figure in the pantheon of industrial design, being one of the most influential people of the century. The Mac, the iPod and iPhone where born out of a desire to combine elegance, simplicity and power. By now these object have been voted as the most iconic products developed in the digital age. His creations changed the way people communicate, but also helped the life and work of... [read news]

04
Oct
The iPhone 4S has been launched

On Tuesday, Apple presented the successor to the popular iPhone 4. The new device has been named iPhone 4S and will be available from Sprint for the first time. The handset supports faster processing and downloads, a better camera and voice-activated assistance. Customers that are loyal to AT&T and Verizon Wireless can already buy the device. With a two year contract the phone will be priced at $199 for a 16 gigabyte model, $299 for a 32 GB... [read news]

03
Oct
Adobe presents new update

  Adobe Systems announced on the 3rd of October that it has added an updated version of the company’s video apps based on Flash to the most of the new generation connected TVs, Blu-rays, Disc players and also set-top boxes developed by companies such as LG, Samsung and TiVo. The application has been named Adobe Air and allows the users to store content such as video game publishers and consumer electronics manufacturers. This update has... [read news]

03
Oct
Solyndra has been sending warning bells

Officials from the White House are not concerned about the company known as Solyndra LLC even though it has been proved that many such companies will cease to function before the 2012 elections take place. Emails shown at a congressional investigation show that the White House and Department of Energy were ignoring the warning bells that started  ringing when Solyndra filed for bankruptcy."The documents produced Friday, like the other documents... [read news]

02
Oct
Qatar Airlines had delivered its 100th aircraft

Qatar Airlines has reached yet another milestone in its 14 year history by picking up the delivery of its 100th jet. The new commercial jet is a 259 seat Boeing 777-200 JR. A ceremony took place in Seattle when the plane was delivered by Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker and Boeing Commercial President and CEO, Jim Albaugh. The plane later left to Doha for its 13 hour journey.The Qatar Airlines fleet is made of 27 Boeing 777 wide body... [read news]

02
Oct
The ozone layer has thinned over the Arctic

The ozone loss that was encountered this year over the Artic was so intense that for the first time it may be called an “ozone hole” like the one above the Antarctic. Scientists said that approximately 20km (13 miles) above the Arctic 80% of the ozone has been lost. They explained the ozone layer thinned due to a long spell of cold weather happening at high altitude. During cold weather the chlorine chemicals that destroy the ozone layer are... [read news]

02
Oct
Will Tim Cook manage to shine?

Tim Cook finally has the opportunity to shine and leave behind Steve Jobs’ shadow. The time to make his debut as the Apple CEO could not have come at a better time. The newest iPhone generation, one of the most adored smartphones of the moment, is expected to be launched on Tuesday, just in time for the holidays.Despite the crumbling economy, people are still expected to lineup in order to get their hands on the new device. The launch will be... [read news]


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