Archive for January, 2011

January 29, 2011

Facebook awarded ₨16,526.82 million damages against spammer


A person named Philip Porembski is running a firm called  PP Web Services.He has the passwords of over 116,000 facebook accounts and sent over 7.2 million spam messages. what he basically does is spam people  with links that are similar to the facebook loginsflogin that we see around the internet but he takes our passsword from that login page and spam your friends with the same link.The other thing he does is also spamming but with links of pages who in turn will pay him for the no of clicks they get. Due to this 4500 people have deleted their accounts. About 8000 complaints have been filed.

So beware facebook users(including myself).

January 29, 2011

Everybody is making Profit.


The end of 2010 also marked the end of Q4( fourth quarter ) of 2010 and companies started revealing their sales figures for this quarter. Guess what?? everybody are earning profits .
Here are sales figures of some reputed companies:-

  • Microsoft Sold 8 Million Kinect In 2 months of its release
  • Microsoft Q4 up 48% on Windows 7, Office 2010 sales
  • Samsung sold more than 2 million Galaxy Tabs in its first three months on the market
  • 7.3 million iPad Apple sold last quarter.
  • Nvidia reported revenue of million for the fourth quarter
  • Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson has returned to a profit of 8 million euros
  • Apple sold 14.1 million iPhones in Q4

Hey don’t ask me…i dont know how much of that data is true.

January 28, 2011

Apple Ipad In india.


20091015_zaf_c99_002.jpgToday apple has launched it extremely popular ipad in india .The company sold 14.8 million ipads over the past year.It costs 27,900 INR for a basic model of 16GB and wifi ,no 3g.The variants range till 64GB with Wi-Fi and 3G costing around 34000 INR. BSNl is already getting ready to launch 3g plans for the ipad and its competitor samsung galaxy tab. It would cost 999 per month and 99 per day for unlimited usage and a mid plan of 599 per month which gives 6GB of space of browsing.

January 27, 2011

Android expanding to tablets.


Android has released the Android 3.0 aka Honeycomb OS SDK for developers which is designed for tablet PC. This release is to ensure that when tablets supporting this os when come into the market have sufficient apps on the platform that works as the developer intended to. As we all know that android is already challenging the iOS and the windows 7 for mobile platform. This release is to compete with the ipad. I am beginning to see the future in opensource.

January 27, 2011

NGP/PSP-2 Photo Gallery


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January 27, 2011

Sony released its PSP-2 aka “NGP”.


Finally after the heaps of rumors of how the psp-2 is going to be and some fake photos, Sony has launched its NGP (Next Generation Portable) in Tokyo.
It is really next generation it is the first device to have a quad-core processor supports 3g for mobile online gaming on the go.It also supports wi-fi and GPS. It has the dual analog sticks like the play station controller. It has tons of features based on 3g and gps. It also features motion censors and dual camera(front and back). This also has a back touchpad along with the led touch screen.Now I think NGP means Nintendo Got Pwned Bcoz nintendos 3d gaming console launched previously this month is nothing compared to this.

January 27, 2011

Are Games Better Than life?


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January 27, 2011

Gaming Can change the world.


As per Jane McGongial who is a game developer games make people better. You may be thinking how people who waste valuable time on useless things like games can change the world?.Yes the games do not add a credit to your career but it makes you a good person by teaching you how to make good decisions.

While playing games people think nothing is impossible.They dont give up by one or two defeats they will try until the mission or challenge is completed.The same should be implemented in real life that is the challenge. Here are some stats that blow your mind:-total play time of all the players of world of warcraft is over 50 billion hours and halo 3 players have 10 billion kills in total. I have given only an example of two games you can imagine the rest.
As a famous writer said if a person does any work for 10000 hours he will be a master of it. so if we find a way to convert this game awesomeness to do productive work then the gamers can change the world.
Watch the below video its awesome video after watching this you will be convinced that gamers can change the world.

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