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Windows Phone comes out with the next update...

The last major update to Windows Phone before Apollo arrives on the scene –Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh, formerly known as ‘the Tango update’ – brings with it minor improvements for higher-end devices, but some of its best tricks are hidden beneath the surface, optimising the OS for a buttery-smooth user experience on a class of entry-level handsets that are new to the Windows Phone ecosystem. New devices such as Nokia's Lumia 610 hit their low price points through the use of fewer premium materials, cheaper components and lower specifications. We’ve known for some time that these lower-cost devices would require some compromise on the part of the user, some features available in better specified handsets (such as fast app switching and Bing Local Scout) are not available on the cheapest devices, specifically those with just 256MB of RAM. Microsoft has already admitted that up to 5% of apps currently on the Windows Phone Marketplace will not install on these lower end devices, and ther…

Quiz Time 61

1)The prototype was built in 1978 by audio-division engineer Nobutoshi Kihara for  Akio Morita, who wanted to be able to listen to operas during his frequent trans-Pacific plane trips. Its name was based on its precursor, the Pressman tape recorder.
Identify the device?

2)identify the logo

3)Which American telecom company was earlier known as Cingular Wireless and then re-branded itself to its new name before the launch of iphone?

4)Name the company which is Tata's electronic store range?

5)Identify him
6)Project Natal  is famous for creating which device?
7)How did ‘Ultimate Dog Tease’ make news in 2011?
8)Identify the website?
9)Minefield, Tumucumaque are the code names of which browser?
10)He if famous for creating which Social networking website?

Gameaholics Theme Quiz 3

1) X was a 5th generation video game console that was supposed to be capable of displaying 3D content.It met with a lukewarm reception that was unaffected by continued price drops.It was discontinued after a year only.Identify the game console?

2)Identify this device?
It was earlier used to carry games for consoles.

3)The game was released on November 8, 2011  on Microsoft Windows,Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii..It was developed by Infinity Ward and Raven Software.Within 24 hours of going on sale, the game sold 6.5 million copies in the U.S. and UK alone and grossed $400 million, making it the biggest entertainment launch of all time. Identify the game?
4)Which famous game company's name mean "Heaven Blesses Hardwork" in Japanese?
5)Identify this popular mobile game?
6) X is a Europeanvideo game content rating system established to help European consumers make informed decisions on buying computer games with logos on games boxes. Its like ESRB.Identify X?
7)This game focuses on…

Apple - iCar


Quiz Time 60

1)Which telecom company recently unveiled a service called "AeroMobile" which enables people to talk even during flight?

2)What is this?

3)What does DoCoMo mean?

4)Identify the logo

Hint-Its a japanese telecom company

5) Mihalis "Mike" Lazaridis  is the founder of which famous tech giant?

6)What is the unit of storage for Quantum Computer?
Hint-Like Bits

7)Identify him and he is the founder of which website?

8)Which company started as Haloid Corporation?

9)Who said this
"The best way to predict future is to invent it? "10)What is the claim to fame of this phone and which company manufactured it?

Hackers and Viruses 2

1)Who is the author of the book "The Art of Intrusion "?

2)Identify this hacker of Indian origin?
3) The famous Sprawl trilogy "Neuromancer (1984), Count Zero (1986), and Mona Lisa Overdrive" has been written by whom?
4) "X' is a hacking technique designed to conceal the compromise of a computer's security, and can represent any of common program. Identify X?
5)Identify him
6)His first hacking endeavor was to make free long-distance calls by creating “blue boxes” to bypass phone-switching mechanisms, and some of his college friends claimed that he had called the Pope, pretending to be Henry Kissinger. Identify him?


8)"X" is a term coined to describe the study, experiment  and  exploration of  telecommunication systems, such as equipment and systems connected to public telephone networks. 
What is the term?

9)What is the significance of this pic?

Quiz Time 59

1)What is Bacon mail?

2)Identify him

3)Which company founded by Ralph Roberts and Daniel Aaron in 1963 gets its name from the words
"Communication" and "Broadcast"?