Trackpad Gestures in Microsoft Windows 10, stirred by OS X

Oct 30 2014

Microsoft is rolling out some huge improvements in upcoming Windows 10, as we are highlighting here. Yet one of the greatest, which the organization didn’t specify, is backing for OS X-style trackpad gestures support. Regardless of the possibility that you don’t utilize a Mac, Windows users can admit that Apple’s gestures are much smoother and all the more capable. Actually, Windows isn’t even in the same league, which is the reason that is all going to change one year from now.

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As per Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore, the organization is going to include “support for power users in a touch pad, where multiple finger gestures, which all of you power users learn, can make you really efficient”.

The issue at this time is that Microsoft permits OEMs to handle gestures for the hardware that they craft. So Dell does also has its own gestures, Lenovo its own, and other manufacturers too.

Microsoft needs to take control of that in Windows 10 so there’s no more disarray. A percentage of the things Belfiore notice are three-finger swipes up, left, right and down, which ought to sound recognizable to OS X clients.

Obviously, you could simply utilize a mouse, yet when you’re on the go; realize that in Windows 10 laptops, your trackpad experience ought to be altogether progressed. At any rate the extent that gestures are concerned.

Whereas some may criticize the new gestures trackpads as mortal a bit more than handy in Apple, it will surely formulate it simple for users to start using it from Macs to windows PCs. So, if you’re snooping to seek the new features instantly after reading this piece of writing, presently it’s not there, this gesture feature would be available in future Microsoft Windows 10 Technical Preview offering.

Furthermore, Microsoft is also humanizing window spontaneous on multiple display sources. Belfiore verified a new Windows 10 build (9865) with the capability to snap windows alongside on several monitors, which power users have required the most.

The feature functions by floating apps in the middle of the monitor tear, and then gradually exhausted them in the way of the see-through snap window that emerges. Even Microsoft is setting up to fetch both features to an imminent Windows 10 Technical Preview, and

Belfiore affirmed that Microsoft is “really focusing on smoothing out the power user experience” overall in Windows 10.

Via: TheVerge

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Downsizing in South African Mobile Operators, for Amplifying Profit

Oct 28 2014

The sources claim that leading South African telecom operators such as MTN, Telkom and Cell C are downsizing their employees for boosting their profits. According to reports, nearly 300 Telkom managers have voluntarily resigned from the company during company’s ongoing landline reformation process.

Downsizing in South African Mobile Operators, for Amplifying Profit

Moreover, A Reuters report claims that Telkom is slicing jobs from a management level of 2,650 positions to craft it further nimble.
Telkom has set the majority of the managers in new positions; however an alternate 104 don’t have the aptitudes needed for an exceptional 168 positions yet to be filled. Solidarity representative Marius Croucamp believed, these 104 individuals may at present be persuasively laid off.

As indicated by Solidarity, Cell C is arranging further conservations notwithstanding those that have as of now been affirmed as of late.

The union uncovered on 10 October that Cell C was in discussion, which would influence the employments of around 190 representatives, either through conceivable conservation or redeployment in different fractions of the business.

Furthermore, Cell C telecom group said that the methodology of rightsizing its business was nonstop.

Further added “Cell C is continuously assessing the operational requirements and needs of certain areas in the company to enhance efficiencies, streamline the business and avoid a duplication of functions”.

MTN, said in regards to 400 staff parts stand to lose their employments. MTN Group has planned release about 50% of its 850 managerial level employees South Africa.

South Africa’s Solidarity union affirmed in August MTN had arrangements to sack 850 managers. After years of hearty development, MTN is confronting expanded rivalry both at home and abroad, that’s the only reason one can suppose in this regard.

In the interim, MTN anticipates that Nigeria will include 3.5 million customers before the year over, against the prior focus of 5 million. The company credited the decrease in customers amid the quarter to administrative weight and the turmoil in the northern locale of Nigeria.

As of now, MTN Group’s aggregate customer base expanded 2% to 219 million subscribers. Total data income expanded 34% up till now helping 17.8% to aggregate income. The company’s South African business included 1.4-million new customers reaching 26.7 million.

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Motorola Moto X Review

Oct 22 2014

Motorola Moto X is one of the earlier released by Motorola after Google purchased Mobile manufacturer in 2012. Moto X is customizable by user, i.e. user can make his/he own designed mobile according to likeness. You can choose from a range of back covers raging from colorful hues to deep wood grains and leather made back. Motorola offers you to design every part with your own choice, i.e. back color, build, front color, trim color, color of mobile case and you can add internal memory according to your need.

Motorola Moto X Review

Further you can add greeting text on start up of mobile, while Motorola gives you sync option gives before you put your phone on for first use. You can also choose even the color of Moto X Charger, i.e. black or white.

A lot of customization attracts people as people love and prefer to use their own designed things. This gives them a unique feeling as they can design their own unique design.

Features:

Motorola Moto X is powered by following features:

Screen:

The new Moto X has a 5.2 inch AMOLED display screen with 1080 pixels resolution and 423 Pixel Per Inch Density gives perfect results indoor and outdoor. The screen reflects bold and brilliant colors, while you can easily read text.

Processor:

Motorola has upgraded the new Moto X to provide better use experience and to get better response from end users. Customizability and Personalization always attract people, however the product must have enough spice to attract people towards it. Moto X is powered by a 2.5 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Processor. The processor is capable to reflect sharper image, post processing, immersive 3D gaming and seamless communication supporting. It has also support of Adreno 330 Graphic Processing Unit to opt better graphic support.

Memory:

Motorola Moto X has the power of 2 GB RAM which make multi tasking and playing games easily. 16 GB internal memory is a part of regular Moto X version, while you can also go for 32 GB internal Memory for $50 additional price. Better to choose 32 GB version as you haven’t option to expand the internal storage further via microSD Card.

Operating System:

Motorola Moto X runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat Operating System. Good news is that you can upgrade it to latest Android flavor, i.e. upgradeable to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Battery:

Motorola Moto X is supplied by a 2300 mAh Battery, which is considered as a low capacity for 5.2 inch Smartphone with such specs.

Price:

Motorola Moto X offers you customization option regarding design and specs of your own choice, the pricing starts from as low as $99 with a 2 year contract, if you want freedom from contract, you can go for $499 price tag.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review and Specs

Oct 20 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is a latest addition to Galaxy Note Series, Note 4 is a Phablet that can work as a Palmtop Computer and a Smartphone device same time. Galaxy Note 4 was unveiled during a press conference by Samsung at IFA Berlin last month. Samsung make it available for global public this month. It is a successor to Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

Galaxy Note 4

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Samsung launched the Note 4 in two variants, i.e. one with 2.7 Quad-Core Snapdragon 805 Chipset and other is Samsung’s own ARMv8-A Exynos 7 Octa SoC.

Galaxy Note 4 is a hope for Samsung to compete with Apple’s release this year, i.e. Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, both devices are making ground breaking sales this year, now Samsung need some special marketing tricks to fetch back its profit margins and to compete with Apple, Apple has sold out record number of iPhone 6 devices.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Preview:

Samsung has launched the Note 4 Phablet with awesome improvements and up gradations, the next generation of Note series hasn’t much improvement when we talk about its outlook, but Samsung made justice with underneath processing panel as Note 4 comes with appealing specs and performs well. Here are specs of Galaxy Note 4.

Processor:

As mentioned earlier, Galaxy Note 4 comes two options including 2.7 GHz Quad-Core Krait 450 (AM-N910S) Snapdragon 805 Processor along with Adreno 420 (SM-N910s) Graphic Processing Unit. The second option as a replacement of processor includes 1.3 GHz Quad-Core Cortex-A53 or a .9 GHz Quad-Core Cortex-A57 along with Adreno 420 (SM-N910s) Graphic Processing Unit.

Internal Memory:

Samsung has designed Galaxy Note 4 Phablet to use for multitasking including calls, gaming, multimedia, and for other uses for Executive Persons, so it require heavy memory allocation, Samsung Powered Note 4 with massive 3 GB of RAM, while 32 GB internal Memory is also a part of it, with expansion option of upto 64 GB via microSD Card.

Display:

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comes with a Super AMOLED display with support of 16M colors, while its QuadHD resolution of 2560*1440 gives elegant look. The high resolution is enough to give clear results than regular HD Display for Tablets/Phablets. As per Samsung’s traditions, people are expecting that Note 4 will come with 5.9 inches of screen, however Samsung maintained the previous standard, i.e. with 5.7 inches of screen.

Operating System:

Though now everyone is talking about Android Lollypop and people are showing there interest in How to Install Android Lollypop on their Nexus devices, however Samsung Galaxy Note 4 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat, it has similar TouchWiz as Galaxy S5 has, in order to approach shortcuts, system toggles, S Pen and other Settings, just pull down the Notification Bar and get them in just one tap.

Camera:

Samsung powered Galaxy Note 4 with a 16 MP Camera, its predecessor Galaxy Note 3 has 13 MP Camera on its back side, while Image Stabilization quality makes Note 4 a perfect choice for those who want to capture every beautiful and wonderful stuff on earth. Front camera is powered by a 3.7 Pixel lens.

Battery:

With all that stuff, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 require a power hub in order to provide you non stop entertainment, smart services, call logs and professional approach. Samsung powered its 4th Generation Note device with a 3200 mAH battery which is reportedly can provide entire day with full usage.

Some Weak points:

Besides all good stuffs, here are some weeks points of Note 4 as under:

  • microUSB 2.0 is not appreciate able as Galaxy Note 3 got microUSB 3.0.
  • Rear-Mounted Mono Speaker creates dumb sound.
  • No improvement regarding resistance to dust and liquid.
  • Wireless Charging support comes with an Optical back cover only.

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Google discloses Android Lollipop 5.0, Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

Oct 16 2014

Google uncovered the freshest redesign of Android 5.0 Lollipop and two new Nexus gadgets in a recent blog update. This latest Android version 5.0 is named Lollipop; it’s a significant upgrade after KitKat 4.4 by Google offering some more much needed features to users. As you’d expect there are a lot of new peculiarities like visitor mode, the choice to control notifications in the event straight from the lock screen. This feature was accessible by installing third party app, but it’s pleasant to see more stuff being baked straightforwardly into Android OS.

Google discloses Android Lollipop 5.0, Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

Android Lollipop incorporates another methodology to making everything called Material Design, which concentrates on a uniform OS encounter over all your gadgets. So no jostling contrasts in how a tablet form of an application looks contrasted with the cell phone adaptation. An alternate welcome feature is its battery saver characteristic, which broadens the life of your device by up to 90 minutes than usual.

Nexus 6:

The flagship Nexus 6 has at long last been uncovered and it looks pretty awesome. The feature on the handset made by Motorola is the 6 inch screen with a crazy 2560 x 1440 display. It’s fueled by a 2.65 Ghz quad center processor having 3GB of RAM. Moreover, there is a 13MP cam with double LED flash is also there.

Some other contiguous feature of the device incorporate, double stereo speakers, a 3220 mah battery and Turbo Charging option, which will permit you to get six hours of utilization with only 15 minutes of charge.

Nexus 6 run Android Lollipop from the box and will be offered in 32GB and 64GB. Its shipping will begin in November with preorders going live on 29th October. The expected price hasn’t been revealed yet the 32GB version is relied upon to cost $649.

Nexus 9:

Google has also unearthed its new Nexus 9 tabled made by HTC. Device is outfitted with 8.9 inch IPS LCD and having resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Inside the tablet, you’ll discover a 64 bit Nvidia Tegra Tk1 double center CPU checking in at 2.6 GHz and 2GB of RAM. Currently Nexus 9 16GB and 32GB versions are offered with no memory card storage option.

Furthermore, has8mp cam at the back and a 1.6mp cam at the front of the Nexus 9, with huge 6700 mah battery and a discretionary magnetic keyboard that can connect another gadget too. The Nexus 9 goes up on preorders from 7th October and orders shipping will begin in the first week of November. Right now, no official words about its cost are announced, but expectedly will begin at the $400 mark.

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