Monthly Archive: January 2011

Jan 22

Glympse – location and movement in real-time

In the last two years, more and more services for ocation-sharing have been showing up, i.e., sharing one’s own palce with others. Not exactly surprising, but the question “Where are you?” is apparently the most commonly asked in mobile calls. Services such as Gowalla, Four Square, or even Facebook provide Places but only the so-called …

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Jan 21

Apple’s record quarter


With the newest, unusually good quarterly results, the interim Apple CEO Tim Cook caught a good start. “We had a phenomenal holiday season with record sales for Mac, iPhone and iPad” said Steve Jobs. It was not only the classic Christmas sales with consumers of which Apple has benefited. A closer look at the figures …

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Jan 20

CeBIT 2011: New Acer Tablets


At CeBIT, Acer was promoting Tablet PCs, including a device with the Android operating system, a 10.1-inch touch screen with HD resolution, HDMI port, optional WLAN and UMTS. The housing is made of aluminum and is 13.3 millimeters high. A gyro sensor ensures that the Tablet works nicely as a mobile gaming console. The launch …

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