The iPod nano was designed to be an MP3 player, but due to its small form factor and watch-like appearance, accessory manufacturers have been busy putting out a variety of watch straps that allows the user to slot the iPod nano in place and wear it as a watch while doubling as an MP3 player at the same time.
In his latest Building Windows 8 post, Steven Sinofsky introduces the Resilient File System, or ReFS, as a next generation file system built on the foundations of the NTFS. By reusing NTFS’ API / semantics engine, ReFS hopes to retain a high level of compatibility with NTFS features. ReFS will only be available inside Windows Server 8. Microsoft has plans to test it fully before making it available to Windows 8 client users. ReFS simply plugs into the storage stack like any existing file systems, and is built on the foundations of NTFS to maintain elements of compatibility.ReFS and Storage Spaces, a feature Microsoft detailed recently, were forged to complement each other for a complete storage system overhaul in Windows 8.
Google will launch a series of ads across major newspapers, magazines and billboards, as part of its new “Good to Know” initiative, designed to make the internet a safer, more comfortable place.
XPAL Power, patented battery technology giant behind leading portable power manufacturers PowerSkin and Energizer Energi to Go, showed its newest innovation, SpareOne at CES 2012.
Microsoft Corporation and LG Electronics have signed a patent agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for LG’s tablets, mobile phones and other consumer devices running the Android or Chrome OS Platform.
Justin Bieber teamed up with Vietnamese electronics company TOSY to help it unveil its latest product, called mRobo Ultra Bass, at CES 2012.
Music is one of the most powerful and fun ways to connect. Now with music services on Facebook, there’s a new way to listen with friends. This feature lets you listen along with any of your friends who are currently listening to music.
At CES 2012, Lenovo showed us their new 27-inch IdeaCentre A720. The A720 uses a truly massive 27-inch capacitive touch panel to enable up to ten simultaneous touch inputs. Measuring 27 inches diagonally, it packs in a Core-i7 Sandy Bridge CPU, 8GB of RAM, up to 1.8TB of storage space (with SSD options), a 2GB discrete graphics card and a Blu-ray drive.
Intel announced multi-year pacts with Motorola Mobility and Lenovo to develop smartphones and tablets.