Shayon Pal

Netbooks: Facts, Figures, Options and Opinion

A wrap-up of Linux-based operating systems and also the netbooks that are on offer.

WACOM Launches Interactive and Multi-Touch Tablets with Bamboo

It has been a while that WACOM is noted as a leading tablet manufacturer, among the graphic designers. However, this is the first time they launched a series of products that could not just be used by the designers, but by the “aam junta” as well, with equal ease.

Basic Image Editing Tools come to WordPress 2.9

Did you know basic image editing is expected in WordPress 2.9! Though the WordPress 2.9 Codex does not reveal many new features, other than Revision of upload and media stuff and Revised admin settings screens, someone found it out.

Video Review: Samsung Galaxy Joins the Android Bandwagon

Samsung Galaxy is the first Samsung phone running Android OS. It features 3.2-inch touch-sensitive AMOLED screen with a resolution of 320×480 pixels, 5MP camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, 8GB internal memory and microSDHC card slot.

RAGE: A FPS Game by id Software

Rage is an upcoming first-person shooter and racing video game in development by id Software. It will use the company’s new id Tech 5 engine. The game was announced on August 2, 2007 at QuakeCon.

Video Review: Motorola Joins the Android Race in a Cliq

Motorola is back, baby! Motorola announced their first Android Phone, the Motorola CLIQ, running their custom version of Android called Motorola BLUR. Neither the hardware or software is perfect, but what device is? Its all about trade-offs and the Motorola CLIQ is an impressive first foray into previously uncharted Android territory.

Video Review: HTC Hero Rises and Shines

HTC has launched their HTC Hero in the Indian market. It has been a while since we had been bombarded by “leaked” photo shots and demo videos. What makes the news all the more exciting is the belief among the community that HTC has finally managed to achieve with the hero, what Android had lacked till date.

MOTOBLUR – The Latest Android Based Social Media Monster

In their bid to customize the open source operating system, Motorola has come up with a completely different UI, christened MOTOBLUR. It is interesting to note how much social media has affected today’s mobile interface designs, living proofs being the NOKIA N97, HTC Hero and MOTOROLA DEXT.

Google Homepage – New Drop Down ‘Settings’ Menu

Google has recently come up with a new drop down menu where they have integrated the “Advanced Search Setting” and “Account Settings” links in the very same box. However, this drop down is available only while you are logged in. Kinda makes sense since Google never had the “Account Settings” link when you aren’t logged in.

Linux Game Review: Pingus

It has been scientifically proven that breaks at regular intervals increase productivity and there could be no better game (other than Desktop Towers Defense) other than Pingus to fit into that bracket. What more, Pingus is so addictive that it definitely manages to keep you rooted to your seat, scenario after scenario.

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