Archive for September 3, 2008

Dell releases its Netbook offering

Posted: September 3, 2008 in Tech

Dell finally joined the netbook craze by announcing the Dell Inspiron 910.

It includes an 8.9-inch LED-backlit display, 1.6MHz Intel Atom processor, and up to a 16GB SSD.

Apple to launch new iPods

Posted: September 3, 2008 in Tech

Apple has announced a launch event entitled “Let’s Rock”, where it is expected that the company will release details of a new iPod Touch and updated iPod Nanos.

Reports also hinted that during the event, Apple might announce new iMacs, new MacBook and MacBook Pro designs.

Nokia offers free music to challenge Apple

Posted: September 3, 2008 in Tech

Nokia will soon launch their new range of mobile devices which would come with Comes With Music subscription service. Customers of these phones would get free access to around 2.1 million songs for a period of 12 months.

This music would be accessible from both the computer and the mobile phones.

Customers would retain the music they download after the 12 month period is completed.

Google launches Picasa 3

Posted: September 3, 2008 in Tech

Google launched the latest edition of their Picasa photo management software – Google Picasa 3.

The new version now comes with a Sync to Web feature enabling the user to keep his photos synchronized with Google Picasa Albums. A new Retouch feature has been added to fix small problems in photos and images.

Picasa now comes with a Picasa Photo Viewer. Google has also added screen capturing capabilities in Picasa 3. It supports recording from webcams.

Oracle Buys ClearApp for SOA Management

Posted: September 3, 2008 in Tech

Oracle announced it has acquired ClearApp, a company that provides software targeted at providing greater visibility for managing composite applications built on SOA platforms.

The companies’ combined offerings — ClearApp products and Oracle Enterprise Manager — are expected to provide customers with a comprehensive application management solution providing enhanced service levels, reduced system down-time and improved return on SOA investments.