Showing posts from September, 2010

Telenor to build LTE ready network in Hungary

Telenor Hungary has announced a contract with ZTE to build a GSM/UMTS/LTE network in Hungary. As a result of the deal worth some 200 million EUR, ZTE will provide Telenor with radio and core infrastructure over the next five years.The contract is valid until 2015. The first phase of the project, the actual swap of network elements will happen within two years. As the new network will be LTE-ready, the introduction of this technology will depend on external circumstances, such as the change in the economic climate in Hungary and the regulatory environment.Under the agreement, ZTE will switch, expand and operate the GSM/UMTS/LTE network and deploy over 6,000 base stations, including LTE eNodeBs throughout the country. With its SDR-based (software-defined radio) solution Telenor's will have a unified 2G/3G/LTE core network, supporting multi-mode and multi-band wireless services.ZTE has previously built unified GSM/UMTS/LTE networks for Telenor in India and Montenegro, according to th…

Released Microsoft Windows Live Essentials 2011

Microsoft made its new Windows Live Essentials 2011 available for download Sept. 30. The software suite offers services for photo sharing, blogging, e-mail and document productivity. However, it is available only for Windows 7 and Vista users.
Windows Live Essentials 2011 can be downloaded here. In addition to updated versions of Messenger, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker and Mail, the suite includes features such as "Family Safety" parental controls and Windows Live Mesh, which allows users to access and synchronize files on different computers.Windows Live Photo Gallery lets users share photos on SkyDrive, Flickr, SmugMug, Facebook and similar services; it also incorporates new facial recognition technology that allows the program to tag people in photos.
The Windows Live Mail 2011 e-mail client supports multiple e-mail accounts, and brings calendar and RSS feeds to the platform. E-mail accounts can be color-coded for easier management. Users can also take advantage of Windows Li…

Official biography for incoming HP CEO and President Léo Apotheker

Léo Apotheker has been named chief executive officer and president of HP, effective Nov. 1, 2010. He also will join the HP board of directors at that time.

Apotheker worked at SAP for more than 20 years in a variety of positions, most recently as chief executive officer. He served as a member of SAP’s executive board from 2002 until 2010. In addition to serving as co-CEO and CEO, he also previously served as deputy CEO, and, for five years, as president of Global Customer Solutions and Operations. For a period, he also had responsibility for SAP’s North American operations. From 1999 to 2002, he was president of SAP EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); before that, served as CEO of South-West Europe Region; and was CEO and founder of SAP France and SAP Belgium. He started his career at SAP in 1988.
Apotheker was the founding president and chief operating officer of ECsoft BV, one of the largest European venture capital start-ups, from 1992 to 1994. He also has held leadership and man…

Official: Léo Apotheker Named CEO and President of HP

Léo Apotheker Named CEO and President of HP
Ray Lane Joins HP as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board PALO ALTO, Calif., Sep 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
The Board of Directors of HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced the election of Léo Apotheker as Chief Executive Officer and President. Apotheker, who previously served as CEO of SAP, will also join HP's Board of Directors. The Board also elected Ray Lane, Managing Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as a new member of the Board and designated him as non-executive Chairman. Both elections are effective November 1.

During Apotheker's more than 20 years at SAP, he was a driving force in making it the largest business software applications company in the world. Apotheker helped develop and implement the most significant changes in SAP history. During his tenure, he transformed R&D and technology platforms and expanded business models and customer segments. Apotheker also helped lead SAP to 18 consecutive qua…

Xperia mini pro chega ao Brasil

Original post in Portugués, You can scroll down for the English and Spanish version:

Primeiro foi o Xperia X10, depois o X10 mini e agora, finalmente, a Sony Ericsson completou a família. O Xperia X10 mini pro acaba de chegar ao Brasil com toda sua pequenez e também um teclado QWERTY físico.

Não era novidade que o mini pro chegaria poucos meses depois do mini. Na verdade, a Sony Ericsson já tinha feito o anúncio de que ele não devia demorar. Mesmo assim, não tem como não ficar empolgado. Com excelente desempenho para o seu tamanho, o mini pro era animador, mas dificultava a vida de quem tem dedos mais grossos. Ele só tinha um teclado virtual alfanumérico, ruim para fazer buscas e digitar endereços no browser. O teclado físico do mini pro agora torna a vida mais fácil e praticamente não altera a configuração do aparelho. Mas ainda precisamos ver, com testes, se o teclado desliza com firmeza, se as teclas dão boa resposta ao toque, se têm bom espaçamento etc.


Nokia Ships New N8 Smartphone

STOCKHOLM—Nokia Corp. said Thursday it has started shipping its much-anticipated N8 smartphone, having warned only last week that it would hold shipments to do some final amendments.Preorder customers were due to receive the phone by the end of September, but will now have to wait until October after the company warned last week that deliveries would be pushed back a few weeks, without explaining what had gone wrong.However, the Espoo, Finland-based mobile-phone giant said Thursday that customers who have preordered the phone will be the first to receive it while market availability will vary by country and by operator, with broad availability in coming weeks."The Nokia N8 has received the highest amount of consumer preorders in Nokia history," Jo Harlow, senior vice president of smartphones, said in a statement, adding that 100 wireless operators have been signed up to offer the phone.Nokia hopes the N8, with a new version of Symbian software, will compete with rival high-…

Nokia N8 Features and Specifications

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Dimensions Size: 4.47 x 2.32 x 0.51 inWeight (with battery): 4.76 ozVolume: 2.91 oz Display and user interface Screen size: 3.5"Resolution: 16:9 nHD (640 x 360 pixels) OLED16.7 million colorsCapacitive touch screenOrientation sensor (Accelerometer)Compass (Magnetometer)Proximity sensorAmbient light detectorAMOLED screen Keys and input methods Physical keys (Menu key, Power key, Lock key, volume keys, Camera key)Finger touch support for text input and UI controlOn-screen alphanumeric keypad and full keyboardDedicated camera and volume keysPossibility to use capacitive stylus Colors Anodized aluminium casing, available in: …

Internet Tethering Feature Found on iOS 4.2 Beta 2 for iPad

"Cupertino, California-based Apple made available yesterday the second beta of its upcoming iOS 4.2 to registered developers. Already, quite a few new features have been discovered such as new YouTube tools and new iPad app-switching animation.

Today, a new Internet Tethering option was found within the APN network settings on an iPad 3G with iOS 4.2 Beta 2 on European wireless carrier 3. The feature is pretty similar to that found on the iPhone, which suggest that the iPad will be able to provide Internet access rather than receive it.

Do take into account that the feature was/is not accessible from an iPad 3G with iOS 4.2 Beta 2 on AT&T.

The iPad 3G might be able to be tethered in the future. Some believe that the feature might arrive when iOS 4.2 is released in November."

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Motorola DROID R2-D2 - unboxing and Star Wars content tour

Unless you have lived on a different planet for say, the last 40 years, you are somewhat familiar with theStar Warssaga and the movies that make up one of the greatest money making series of all time.  Out of those films rose stars such asHarrison Fordand Carrie Fisher.  It lent life to all forms of games and action figures, more than you could possibly imagine.  It also gave birth to some classic lines still in use today by countless people.  One of the most famous lines?  How about "May the force be with you".  Well, did you ever figure the force might come to yourcell phone?

Star Wars fans can rejoice and take their devotion to a whole new level, courtesy of your friends Motorola and Android who have come up with the limited edition Motorola Droid R2-D2 smartphone.  Yep, you heard correctly, Motorola has produced an R2-D2 decked out smartphones, complete with all sorts of things for the Star Wars nuts to flip over.  Your experience will hit you as soon as you glance at the…

Jaguar's C-X75 Concept: A 205MPH Electric Supercar | Popular Science

Jaguar's C-X75 Concept: A 205MPH Electric Supercar | Popular Science

Happy 75th birthday to British automaker Jaguar! As a birthday present, they've actually given ussomething new to drool over: A 780 hp mostly-electric supercar capable of hitting 250 mph with a whopping 500-mile range, all wrapped in a body inspired by the 1966 XJ13, the car the chief designer calls "possibly the most beautiful Jaguar ever made."
Unveiled at this year's Paris Auto Show, the Jaguar C-X75 is a vision of the future, perhaps a decade or two from now, when high-efficiency, ridiculously high-powered electric cars are possible. The C-X75 is a hybrid, relying on four electric motors (one per wheel) rated at 195 hp each. Powered by a (one assumes absolutely massive) lithium ion battery pack, Jaguar says the two-seater car can get to 62 mph in 3.4 seconds, with a range of about 68 miles.The battery works in pretty much the same way as other mostly-electric vehicles like Chevy's upcoming…