Sunday, March 20, 2011

Joli OS, another addition to the bucket of Cloud Based Operating Systems

   Hello all, as you all know(or at least I think) that I am one of the biggest information miner on the internet, I keep on stumbling upon on the websites which make me more and more information crazy.
    Recently I came to know about another Cloud Based Operating System, Joli OS, the earlier one being Google's Chrome OS. I suddenly wiki it and found it to be interesting. So in this blog post I will walk you through what is Joli OS, Cloud Based Operating System and how they are beneficial to developers.

What is a Cloud?
   A Cloud is a powerful remote computer(server) unknown to a user where it is situated and the data is securely stored on it.

What is Cloud Based Operating System?
   A Cloud Based Operating System is an operating system which runs in an environment like that of a web browser and all the data stays on the cloud. These operating systems have been developed for people who spend almost all their time on the Internet. It runs the web applications and all the user data is processed using the web applications. There are many potential web applications in use daily, for e.g. Gmail, Google Maps etc are all the web applications that run in the cloud based operating system.

   So getting back to Joli OS, I must tell that it is the Linux Based operating system with one of the best user interfaces I have ever seen. The snapshot is as shown below

App Launcher
      Joli OS provides a good integrations with utilities like DropBox, VLC Player, Skype etc. One prominent thing I like about Joli OS is that, besides providing support to the user installed apps and software, it also provides access to the files stored on the local machine. Theres a lot for Joli OS, if u intend to try one, visit jolicloud.com

Whats in there for Developers?
    Ahhh... at last the question comes in. As far as I understand, there is software revenue for developers.

Instant App Creation Wizard

    You can develop a web application using software-as-a-service model or platform-as-a-service model or freemium pricing model for selling software.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

HTC to release Android and Windows Phone 7 Devices.

    Lately spotted in the wild are some great mobile phones by HTC. HTC is set to release Pyramid, Prime and Ignite. Of these devices, HTC pyramid will run Google Android operating system while HTC Prime and Ignite will be running Microsoft Windows Phone 7 operating system. The specification of these devices are as below.







 HTC Pyramid is a 4G mobile with the following specs.

  • Android 3.0
  • 4.3″ display 960×540 res.
  • Dual-core Qualcomm 1.2 Ghz 
  • Adreno 220 GPU
  • 768 MB Ram
  • 8MP Rear & 1.3 Front cameras
  • WiFi 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth
  • 3.5mm headphone jack





 HTC Prime
  • Windows Phone 7
  • 3.7″ display 480×800 res.
  • 512 MB Ram
  • 1 GHz Snapdragon CPU (Not Confirmed).
  • 5 MP Rear camera 
  • WiFi 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth
  • Full slide-out QWERTY keyboard






HTC Ignite

  • Windows Phone 7
  • 3.7″ display 480×800 res.
  • 800Mhz Qualcomm CPU
  • 512 MB Ram
  • 5 megapixel camera
  • WiFi 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Apple iPad 2 vs Blackberry Playbook

I have just compiled the list of the best and outstanding features of today's electronic market rocking gadgets, Apple iPad 2 and Blackberry Playbook. Few weeks before someone had told me that the Playbook is also one of the great gadgets launched recently. So I took some efforts to compile & compare its features with Apple iPad 2. Lets take a look.

     Apparently from the comparison it seems that the winner is Apple iPad 2, but we must not forget that this iPad is second launch of Apple tablet computer in the tablet market. Apple already had launched iPad earlier which would have surely failed in front of Playbook.


Saturday, March 5, 2011

Spice Android Mobile MI-310 comes with a WiFi Router

   Recently I came across a news that Spice Telecom, Indian Mobile maker is also set with launching an Android mobile handset. Spice already has some other non-Droid mobiles in the market. Micromax and Intex, competitors of Spice, have already set their sails towards the Android world few months before.

     The entry level MI-310 is set to be price at about Rs. 7500. The hardware and software information of the device are as below.

Specifications :
  • Android 2.2
  • 3.15 inch capacitive touchscreen with resolution of 320x480
  • 2MP camera
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPRS, 3G, aGPS
  • Supports upto 16GB T-Flash card
  • Internal Memory : 85MB
  • FM
  • Can be used as a WiFi Router

Preloaded Applications
  • Nimbuzz
  • Naukri.com
  • Ibibo
  • Spice Gang
  • common Google Apps

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Motorola Xoom Vs Apple iPad

Not much to talk about. The comparison is self explanatory by itself.



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