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Passion for knowledge and use of new technologies (among which is Internet as the main source of interest and the most transcendental, dynamic and innovative way of human exchange in history)

Monday, October 31, 2011

Nokia develops nanoparticles to repel water

Nokia developed a system based in nanoparticles which is capable of repelling water in our devices, named Hydrophobic Nanocoating. It’s a coating of nanoparticles for mobile phones capable of retaining air in its structure repelling water actively.

Thanks to a crystal treated with nanoparticles, if we drop a liquid it doesn’t spread but, on the contrary, it slides until disappearing from the surface without leaving traces.

YouTube... The TV Network of this era?

Google’s corporation has launched in the net a platform that will offer an original program planning for their users, with several TV channels, sports, dance, music, novels, movies, series, etc.

Considering the popularity acquired by You Tube in the new generations and its power as future platform for content distribution in all of their aspects, the TV stations of all around the world are trembling before the giant rival that You Tube will entail. Google has invested millions of dollars in this project and among the participants there will be News Corp, Madonna with a dancing channel, Shaquille O’Neal with a sport Channel and many others.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Asus Maximus IV for Ivy Bridge

Around March, 2012 we will see the new boards for the new Intel standard, the Ivy Bridge platform, successor of the Sandy Bridge. They will use the same 1155 socket of their predecessors.

It is known that most of current boards will support the new processors with a small BIOS update of but even though, there are some manufacturers that will introduce the new models of the motherboard like the Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z/GEN3 that will support PCI Express 3.0 and compatibility with subsequent Ivy Bridges.

Lytro, the camera that allows focus after the fact

Lytro is the camera that allows you to adjust the focus after the fact. This camera is different from the design that resembles those old black boxes to take basic shots. In fact it “is” a plenoptic camera that will record the information of the light not only of the point we are focusing, but of every point of the image. Thus, later in the edition, just by clicking on the area we want to highlight, the focus and depth of field vary in real time, until leaving it as we want it. The Lytro camera stills places next to the sensor micro-lenses that gather information from the light.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Samsung and a breakthrough in LED technology

Samsung has announced that their engineers succeeded in the creation of “crystalline Gallium Nitride on amorphous glass substrates”, allowing to build large products from regular glass panes, such as the one used for windows.

This transcendental improvement in growing LED screen is important for two reasons: lower cost of the final product and its possibilities.

SmartEco, BenQ saving energy in their projects

BenQ has been named the energy-saving technology as SmartEco , it improves image quality and enlarges the lifetime of the lamp. Educative centers and places where projectors remain turned on for a long time will the first beneficiaries of these improvements.

The SmartEco system saves energy and increases lifetime of the lamp adapting the energy used by the lamp to the projected image in a dynamic way. This system doesn’t compromise image quality, and in addition, the projector shows and improved contrast and doesn’t lose luminosity.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Die Steve Jobs, Apple founder

Apple has confirmed that Steve Jobs died today at the age of 56 with the following statement:

“We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today. Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve. His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family.