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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Images: Smart Bag Controls Spending Money in Markets

If you could not control your budget when you go out shopping in the malls, you may need this innovative bag that alerts you to how to control your budget.


The smart bag "iBag" is designed after research conducted by finder.com.au website, the research shows that the economic state of the Australians is in bad situation, and there is a need for rationalization of expenditures, therefore the bag developed  to reduce spending on trivial matters.


When you spend too much, the bag gives out alerts  such as failure to respond to attempts to open it when you are more eager to buy products, counting number of times the use of wallet, and send short messages to your partner whenever you use the wallet and warn you of extravagance in places with too much spending money , such as shops and beauty salons.

The bag will not let you ignore the warnings, where it will send a message immediately to your partner telling him that you did not follow its advice in the control of your desire to purchase.


Of course, the bag will not prevent you from acting on your money, but will make you reconsider before embarking on a purchase, especially since the search results that pushed developers to design the bag, indicate that whom their expenses exceed two thousand dollars a month spend the money at least ten times in rush moments, and here comes the role of the bag to give you a chance to think twice before spending money.

Overall this bag is still in its early stages and require you to register in the company's product to show the interest of the consumer about the product, this bag will be available for men and women, and will cost $173.



Thursday, January 23, 2014

Report: Samsung Unveils "Galaxy S5" on February 23

Samsung Company intends to unveil its new smartphone "Galaxy S5" during an event that will be held on the sidelines of MWC technical exhibition, set to take place next February in Barcelona city. 

The Russian blogger "Eldar Murtazin" revealed that Samsung will unveil its new flagship during event that will be held at twenty-third of next February in Barcelona, which one day before the start of the Technical Exhibition. 


"Eldar Murtazin" added that Samsung will launch the new smartphone bythe end of April this year, with the same price of the "Galaxy S4" smartphone at its launch, which means it will cost 630 euros.

The Russian blogger, through his Twitter account, confirmed the previous reports that talked about that Samsung developed a special version of the new user interface "TouchWiz" for Galaxy S5 smartphone. 

"Eldar Murtazin" did not confirm the technical specifications of the new smartphone, but the phone is expected to get 5.25-inch 2K screen with resolution of 1440 × 2560 pixels, and 3 GB of random memory storage.

It is expected to support Galaxy S5 with a sensor at the bottom of the screen to read the fingerprint, is also expected that the new device will has "Android 4.4" operating system.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Microsoft Announces New Update of Skype Application for iPhone and iPad

Microsoft has announced a new update of Skype application for iOS operating system, the new update available in two versions for iPhone smartphone and iPad tablet.

What's new?
The new version 4.17 of Skype application for Apple devices supports high-resolution video "HD" on "iPhone 5S", in addition to the possibility of receiving chat messages when the application is closed, and it is possible to synchronize chat messages more quickly on various platforms.
  
Microsoft explained that it made improvements in the new version of Skype application and blocked some of the gaps, this leads to increase the speed of the application.
  
It should be noted that Microsoft Company had announced last month an update of Skype application for iOS system, where the version 4.15 received a new design of sign in page, so as to make it easier for the users to access their account using Skype account or Microsoft account.

The version 4.17 of Skype application is available on the Apple Store for free, if you want windows version of Skype, you can download it from this link.

Skype Features:
  • Skype is free for all.
  • Skype allows you to make free calls from anywhere in the world.
  • Skype is easy to use with a stylish interface.
  • Allows you to open your Facebook or Hotmail accounts.
  • You can send free messages to any place at any time.
  • Skype lets you make audio and video chat with more than one person.
  • Skype has a pure picture and a clear sound.
  • You can share your pictures and files with your friends.


Program Website:


Version: 
4.17


Compatibility: 
iOS (iPhone & iPad)


License:
Freeware


Free Download: 
     iPhone                             iPad
  

Google Testing Smart Contact Lens for Measuring Glucose in Patients with Diabetes

Google Company is testing smart contact lens equipped with a micro wireless chip and sensor capable of measuring glucose levels in patients with diabetes.


People with diabetes need to measure the level of glucose in the blood on a regular basis, and that by dragging a drop of blood from the finger tip, and then put it on a slide device to measure blood sugar. 

The smart contact lens from Google provides the possibility of measuring the level of glucose in the patient through the tears in the eye, which obviates the traditional method that requires to puncture the finger to get a drop of blood.

The smart contact lens that Google testing them featuring the possibility of measuring the level of glucose once every second, also Google planning to provide it with LED light to alert the user when the glucose level exceeded a certain limit. 

In regard to the power supply necessary for this lens, Google pointed out that it will be charged remotely using 5 mm antenna built inside the lens and it receive energy from an antenna is approximately 10 cm from the eye. 

The antenna can send information about the levels of glucose, which opens up the possibility of developing applications for mobile devices capable of monitoring glucose levels.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Google launched the Stable Version of Chrome 32- Free Download Chrome 32 Final

Google Chrome is one of the most famous web browsers in the world, it is a very magnificence and easy-to-use web browser, it is lighter and faster browser, and many people looking for the Google Chrome browser, so you must download and use it.


Google Chrome won the confidence of the of the Internet users around the world in recent times with amazing speed.
  
Today, Google has launched the stable version of the Chrome web browser 32 for Windows, Mac and Linux, about a month after the launch of the beta version of the web browser.

The new version supports several advantages including " tab Indicators" , new look at the of use Windows 8 Metro mode, in addition to the automatic blocking of malware when downloading files .


Tab Indicators feature brings small icons appear on the tab, to show its content , such as an icon indicates the presence of a video in the tab , an icon to use the tab for the camera, and an icon indicates the presence of a television broadcast inside the tab.



Playing video



Using webcam


Google provides Windows 8 Metro mode users with the advantage of allowing the user to manage multiple windows, and access to Chrome applications through an integrated application launcher.

To support browser with more security tools, Google provided the browser with the benefits of contributing to the provision of safe browsing for the user, where the browser alerts the user before downloading files with malicious contents or visit a malicious site, in addition to improvements to support the performance and stability of the browser.

Program Website: 


Program Version:
32.0.1700.76 m Final


Compatibility:
Windows xp/ vista/ 7/ 8
Linux, MAC


License:
Freeware
  

Free Download:
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Monday, January 13, 2014

Microsoft Plans to Launch "Windows 9" in April 2015

Microsoft intends to unveil its own plan of next version of Windows operating system through Developers Conference "Build 2014", which will carry the code name "Threshold", according to the blogger technical “Paul Thurrott “.


According to Thurrott, the owner of "SuperSite for Windows" website, it is likely that the American company will launch the name "Windows 9 " on the next generation of the operating system , the leaks indicate that Microsoft which seeks to bring a number of radical changes to the "Windows 8", such as restore "Start" button , in addition to that it will be proximity platform include "Windows Phone" and "Windows RT", and in order to strengthen the bonding between the three operating systems.

It is noteworthy that the "Windows 8", which passed on its release more than a year, is suffering from a lack of adoption by users, in favor of "Windows 7" operating system, although the company launched several enhancements in the free version, which bears the number 8.1.

Windows 8.1

Although Microsoft each year during the Developers Conference (BUILD conference) - to be held this year in April- launched a test version of the next version of Windows operating system, the case will be different during (Build Conference 2014), according to Thurrott, the company will launch a radical modernization of the "Windows8.1" operating system along with the launch of "Windows Phone 8.1" for smartphones.

According to Thurrott's sources, “Windows 9" will be launched in April of next year 2015, with drastic changes in addition to the development of the user interface, and separate  the Windows to two versions, one for ordinary consumers and the other to businesses.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

CES 2014: Fujifilm Unveils Portable Instant Photo Printer for Smart Devices

Fujifilm Company has unveiled its new printer "Instax Share SP-1", which is characterized by small size in addition to the ability to print captured images using smart devices, whether phones or tablets.


Fujifilm explained that the Instax Share SP-1 printer comes with application compatible with Apple smart devices which running iOS operating system, as well as Android smart devices.

The company said that the application allows the user to print photos immediately after taking them, or prints images already exists on his smartphone, or import images from his account on Facebook and Instagram.

The printer providing instant pictures the size of credit cards, nearly the size of 3.4 inches, and is characterized by its ability to complete the printing operations without the need to be connected to a source of electricity.

The Instax Share SP-1 printer includes new battery able to withstand even print a hundred image, where the process of printing one picture take nearly 16 seconds.

The company confirmed that the new printer weighing about 253 grams, which is able to connect to the Internet via the "Wi-Fi", as it is able to print instant images for once or several times automatically.

Fujifilm will put "Instax Share SP-1" printer in the month of April this year, at price of $199, and it will provide the printer with films box which includes 10 films ready to print them, at price of $20.95.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Samsung Confirms that the Launch of "Galaxy S5" will be in March or April 2014

Samsung Company intends to launch its new smartphone "Galaxy S5" during the next March or April, it will provide the device with special security system uses iris to verify the user's identity, according to "Bloomberg" news agency.


The executive vice president of mobile business at Samsung - Lee Young Hee, said in an interview with "Bloomberg” that Samsung will launch "Galaxy S5" smartphone in optimized design and more advanced functions, and that in conjunction with the second generation of "Galaxy Gear" smart watch which will come with new capabilities to sense user's health.

Lee pointed out that the design of "Galaxy S4" is similar to his predecessor "Galaxy S3" which led to a reaction by consumers are not up to the required due to the lack of difference between the two devices in terms of the physical, so Lee speaks about the design of "Galaxy S5", that the company would return to " the basics “, which is company policy by issuing different designs.


The company plans to unveil its new smartphone during the Mobile World Conference (MWC) to be held in Barcelona, ​​Spain, in the month of February next, according to “Dong Hoon Chang” executive vice president of Samsung.

Earlier reports had confirmed that the Korean company began producing 5.25-inch AMOLED screens for the benefit of its new smartphone, taking into account that the total screen resolution (1440 × 2560) pixels, and the density of 560 pixels per inch.

It is expected to support the smartphone by 2 megapixel front camera and 16 megapixel rear camera, and a battery with a capacity of 4000 mAh, in addition to RAM not be less than 3 GB, and 64-bit processor.

CES 2014: Sony Unveils Eloctronic Bracelet Capable of Tracking Daily Activity of User

Sony Company has unveiled a new electronic bracelet through its participation in the exhibition CES 2014 which is currently taking place in Las Vegas city, and extended until the tenth of the current January.


The new electronic bracelet from Sony carries the name "Smart Band", it can track user activity daily, thanks to a digital device called the "Core" where it built with the bracelet.

The company added that the bracelet can track user activity since he woke up until bedtime, where can account steps by the user during the day, and the duration of driving a bike or a car, and calculate the rate of fat burning.


The bracelets can calculate the number of hours that the user sleeps, as well as the number of hours listening to music via the smartphone, the number of hours making calls, and the number of times to take pictures.

Sony electronic bracelets have additional functionality such as alert the user via the vibration when it received a phone call, and music control function that works on smart devices associated with it.

Sony explained that the bracelet "Smart Band" capable display the user activity of the wearer using an application called "LifeLog", dedicated to smart devices running Android operating system.

The Japanese company did not disclose a specific date for the launch of the new electronic bracelet, and it is noteworthy that the "Smart Band" bracelet will be available in several colors are black, white, blue, green, orange, pink, pink , yellow and purple.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

CES 2014: Asus Unveils "VivoTab Note 8" Tablet Supplied by Stylus

Asus Company has unveiled its new tablet "VivoTab Note 8", which is a tablet that is running Windows 8.1 operating system and supports touch using the stylus.



VivoTab Note 8 has 8 inch screen with a resolution of 800 × 1280 pixels, and powered by the new Atom Z3740 processor from Intel.

The new tablet has 64GB of internal storage memory expandable via MicroSD external memory card, it also has 2 GB of random access memory (RAM).

The accuracy of rear camera in the Asus new tablet computer 5 megapixels, while featuring a front camera captures HD images, the tablet supports connecting to the Internet via the Wi-Fi technology also supports “Bluetooth 4.0 “.



Asus targeting students category by its new tablet in particular, as well as the business category, where it plans to provide the device with a copy of the pre-installation package of Microsoft office.

The Taiwanese company plans to offer VivoTab Note 8 tablet in the market during the next few, and will provide low cost version of the tablet with 32 GB memory storage instead of 64 GB with price $ 299.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

CES 2014: Samsung Unveils Three Tablets from the "Galaxy Tab Pro" Series

Samsung Company has unveiled three tablets from the new category "Galaxy Tab Pro", the three new tablets is "Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4”, "Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 " and "Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2".


Samsung revealed the three devices at an event held on the sidelines of its participation in the technical exhibition CES 2014 which will be held in the Las Vegas city during the period between 7 to 10 Jan.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 Specifications:
  • Display: 8.4 inch with 1600×2560 pixel resolution. 
  • Processor:  2.3 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 800.
  • RAM: 2 GB.
  • Memory: 16/32 GB Internal Memory.
  • Camera: 8 Megapixel Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash, 2 Megapixel front.
  • Operating System: Android 4.4 (KitKat).
  • Battery: 4,800 mAh.

Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4


Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 Specifications:
  • Display: 10.1 inch with 1600×2560 pixel resolution. 
  • Processor: 1.9 GHz QuadCore Exynos 5 Octa for WiFi, 2.3 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 for LTE networks.
  • RAM: 2 GB.
  • Memory: 16/32 GB Internal Memory.
  • Camera: 8 Megapixel Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash, 2 Megapixel front.
  • Operating System: Android 4.4 (KitKat).
  • Battery: 8,220 mAh.

Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1


Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 Specifications:
  • Display: 12.2 inch with 1600×2560 pixel resolution. 
  • Processor: 1.9 GHz QuadCore Exynos 5 Octa for WiFi, 2.3 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 for LTE networks.
  • RAM: 3 GB.
  • Memory: 32/64 GB Internal Memory.
  • Camera: 8 Megapixel Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash, 2 Megapixel front.
  • Operating System: Android 4.4 (KitKat).
  • Battery: 9,500 mAh.
Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2

It is noteworthy that the unveiling of the three tablets that fall under "Galaxy Tab Pro" category came in the same event which saw the launch of the first tablet from "Galaxy Note Pro" category which is "Galaxy Note Pro 12.2", which is characterized by owning a stylus, especially as the four tablets owns Magazine UX user interface that allows users to split their device's interface to boxes for applications and content according to their desires.

Samsung did not specify an exact date for the launch of the new tablets on the market or their prices, but plans to launch those devices during the next few days, particularly before the end of the first quarter of this year, which expires at the end of next March.

CES 2014: Intel Announces New Name of "McAfee Security"

Intel Company, the owner of the "McAfee" competent in the field of computers and Internet security software, has announced changing the brand of McAfee anti-virus from "McAfee Security" to "Intel Security".


This came during a speech of Intel CEO "Brian Krzanic" during Intel participation in the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2014).

It is expected that the process takes a year to change the brand, according to Krzanic, Intel will bring the anti-virus to every mobile device, including phones, tablets, and wearable devices.

CES 2014: Heapsylon Company Unveils "Sensoria" Smart Sock

Heapsylon Company has unveiled number of wearable devices allocated to monitor user physicist activity, including smart sock and smart shirt.
The application which accompanying to "Sensoria" sock shows many of the information that benefit the user during sport activity, such as the distance that has been traveled, the number of steps, the number of calories burned, and the distribution of pressure on all parts of the foot during running, which helps the user to know the mistakes that exercised during running.

The smart sock can send alerts appear on the user's phone when he committed errors, such as touching the heel of the foot while running before the forefront.

The company said that the smart sock is washable, and comes with it a letter bracelet installed on the sock on the top of the foot, and it can contact the smartphone and transmit data over Bluetooth.

The company also revealed a shirt with a built-in device to monitor heart rate and transfer the data to the smartphone.

The application of "Heapsylon" wearable devices is available on "Android ", "iOS" and “Windows Phone 8" operating system, these devices will be available for sale during the next spring.