Archive for September 21, 2009

Microwarehouse recently announced their exclusive distributorship of LaCie products. Lacie is a manufacturer of computer peripherals for Windows, Apple and Linux users.

“We are happy that we have a new product lineup that will complement our existing product portfolio” said Donna Yan, Business Unit Head for Retail Microwarehouse.

Lacie Product Manager Ailyn Flororita for her part said that Lacie’s storage offering not only brings quality to users but affordability as well. “Microwarehouse is a total solution company and Lacie adheres to this principle” said Flororita.

Lacie products that were introduced during the launching includes: LaCinema Classic, LaCie itsaKey, iamaKey and PassKey USB key drives, cables, network space, LaCie 2big Quadra, rugged mobile. Little Big Disk mobile drive (1TB), speakers and a lot more.

Adobe announces Flash Platform Services

Posted: September 21, 2009 in Tech

Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the availability of Adobe Flash Platform Services for Distribution, a new service that enables advertisers and content publishers to promote, measure and monetize applications across social networks, desktops and mobile devices.

Adobe Flash Platform Services are online, hosted services that allow developers to add innovative capabilities to Web applications with a predictable, cost efficient deployment model. Developers, advertisers and publishers are now using Adobe Flash Platform Services to make Web applications sharable, social, and collaborative.

Palm drops Windows Mobile for webOS

Posted: September 21, 2009 in Tech

Palm announced that they are not going to develop any more smartphones powered by Windows Mobile. Palm recently launched the Pre phone based on their new mobile platform named webOS.

Palm said that all of their future offerings would be based on their own webOS.

Seagate has introduced a 2 terabyte hard disk drive with a 64MB cache. The Barracuda XT – which features a 6GB/s SATA interface – is targeted at high-end gamers and multimedia developers.

The big news is full support for the SATA 6G interface along with auto-configure support for the older SATA 1.5 or 3Gb/s interfaces. Seagate is also launching a new version of their SeaTools software that will allow users to short stroke the drives for increased performance, at the cost of capacity.

Microsoft Bing adds visual searches

Posted: September 21, 2009 in Tech

Microsoft announced the availability of a new service named Microsoft Bing Visual Search. The service is designed to enable the user to search for objects by using visuals instead of keywords.

Visual Search presents its users with a series of image galleries, which can then be clicked and scrolled through to find a particular one – all without ever having to type in a search term.

Microsoft Bing Visual Search requires Silverlight technology.