Research firm App Annie says Android’s platform has a huge lead over Apple’s in Southeast Asia, with Google Play beating the App Store in downloads four times over thanks to the larger install base of Android phones there. Despite the rapid increase of downloads in the region, the revenue generated in the five emerging Southeast Asian […]
Saludos compañeros! Como parte de un resúmen sobre la clase de hoy (Informática, nuevos medios digitales), el Profesor Vantaggiato discutió los próximos trabajos pendientes, entre ellos los proyectos grandes que nos quedan para completar el curso en mayo (nos quedan de 10-11 clases apróximadamente). 1. Flick-a-day Es un proyecto de fotografía digital. Conciste en tomar […]
One of its designers tells BBC that the difference between how it and a traditional violin sounds is akin to that of a classical guitar versus an electric Gibson Les Paul.You can do just that at the Inside 3D Printing conference inside Manhattan’s Javits Center on April 16th and 17th. Read more at engadget.
After launching a limited App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) back in September, Google is expanding its beta project to allow Android apps to run on Windows, OS X, and Linux. It’s an early experiment designed primarily for developers, but anyone can now download an APK of an existing Android app and launch it on a […]
With less than $100, you can turn any display into a full working computer with Asus Chromebit. It’s a small dongle that plugs into any HDMI port and transforms the display into a computer with Chrome OS. Powered by Rockchip RK3288 processor, Chromebit features 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0. […]
Animals may be able to sense an earthquake coming as long as three weeks before it happens, well before humans can, a new international study found. During the three weeks before the earthquake, the cameras recorded about a third as many animal sightings as usual, and in the five to seven days before the quake, the cameras […]
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ChefCon this week, Microsoft engineer and Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich said something unheard of: “it’s definitely possible” that Windows could eventually go open source. Closed operating systems include Windows and Apple’s OS X and they’re categorized as such because the code that’s used to drive the software is not made available to the public. Open […]
Some unexploded bombs are left behind deliberately, in minefields that once had tactical importance but were later rendered strategically irrelevant by shifting front lines. Others result from manufacturing error, with bombs that didn’t do their job still carrying explosive bellies from decades ago. All of it is deadly and difficult to deal with, but drone-maker…Continue reading »
New Apple TV reportedly debuting at WWDC, with App Store and Siri integration John Paczkowski at Buzzfeed, has posted that Apple intends to debut a new Apple TV at WWDC, in the summer. He claims that the new device will feature Siri and an App Store. Today Apple Tv is not made for developers this…Continue reading »
Microsoft Windows 10 will be free even for pirated versions of Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 will arrive this summer. Microsoft is trying to penetrate the Chinese market, which is the big with illegal copies of the operating system. However it doesn’t mean that pirated copies will be rendered as “genuine” with the upgrade,…Continue reading »
Computers are amazing I would like to share this two videos that I found about the amazing capabilities but also can bring a terrifying implications to humanity. The other video is about how hackers and people that so programming think or see things.
The “decoupling” of the economy and carbon emissions was likely the result of efforts by energy companies to fight climate change, the IEA says. However, these years were also associated with global economic instability, and in 2014, the global economy grew by three percent, according to the IEA. Carbon dioxide levels in the Earth’s atmosphere…Continue reading »
Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reported Friday a “gradual de-escalation” in the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east as Kiev received the first tranche in a multi-billion-dollar IMF bailout. “If there is a new upsurge in the aggression against Ukraine, I can say with certainty that we will…Continue reading »
Posting “revenge porn” images and video was made a criminal offence in England and Wales with prison sentences up to two years for those found guilty of posting content without the subjects consent. The move by Twitter forms part of chief executive Dick Costolo’s push to try and make abusing people on the company’s platform…Continue reading »