Microsoft has won court approval to shut down a global network of computers which it says is responsible for more than 1.5bn spam messages every day..
As the heat is building up for Apple’s iSlate, a sudden change has been occurred in the atmosphere. And it comes from one the oldest buddy of Apple, Microsoft. Aiming to fend off competitors in a bid to expand Microsoft's consumer reach, CEO Steve Ballmer announced a new slate computer Wednesday night as he kicked off the annual International Consumer Electronics Show.
Essentially a laptop with no keyboard, the computer comes as rival Apple prepares to introduce a much-hyped tablet PC of its own later this month.
"We are talking about something as portable as a phone and as powerful as Windows 7," Ballmer said to an audience of more than 3,500 at the Las Vegas Hilton Center. "And they are perfect for reading, for surfing the Web and for taking entertainment on the go."
Remember the scene in ‘Minority Report,’ the Steven Spielberg-directed science fiction thriller, when Tom Cruise uses his hands and fingers to search for date on a huge virtual screen?Even though the movie came out in 2002, and is set in 2054, it seems as though the present is catching up to the future. MIT research now comes up almost close to the the futuristic screen of the movie. Means you can also be a Tom Cruise Before going into the details, a brief info about the present situation of touch screen computers..
For microsoft, Apple and others OS may stand for "Operating System" but google makes it's OS - read as "Open Source". So going by the online buzz last week, Google finally releases the Chromium OS, not complete OS but as expected it outsourced it's code for online developers - Read the Google Blog Post here .