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Friday, October 29, 2010

Free Google TV For 10.000 Devoloper

Google gives serious attention to develop Google TV. This search engine giant announced will be handing out a juicy 10 thousand units of Google TV on the developers who are lucky in the United States. The aim is to encourage them to develop websites with the TV screen in mind, enticing developers to come up with creative stuff for Google TV.

Google said, the more interesting websites created for Google TV will make the user more and get a pleasant experience. Therefore, the developers are expected to realize this vision.

Google TV was created by Sony and Logitech. This device based on Google's Android and Google Chrome browsers. Google TV is meant to marry the web with television that lets users play online video, install the application to access the Internet.

Google TV: Internet Plus TV

Currently, people are pampered with a variety of entertainment such as music, movies, dramas, sports broadcasts and educational channels on television with a very good picture quality. Unfortunately, television can not meet people need on information that more flexible with a variety of content that can be freely chosen as the internet offers. On television people also can not build social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Plaxo, YouSayToo, MySpace, Scribd, etc. they could get through the internet.

Accommodate that two needs, Google has developed an application that combines television and the Internet. They call it Google TV, announced in May 2010. With Google Chrome and Adobe Flash Player 10.1, we can easily access the Internet and so young also moves to hundreds of television channels. Television channel can be searched with the search facility available on Google TV.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Civilization and Happiness

What is the civilization? And what is the happiness? What is the correlation? Although not the only, people say that the aim of building civilization is to obtain happiness.

Isolated tribal hinterland, a very humble and modest community, often called "low civilized". Conversely the more developed rural community or a large urban population, developed countries and the like often called "high civilized". Is it true?

Sometimes a question raised in my minds, what people actually want bothered to become "highly civilized" or to become "modern"? Whether for achieving the happiness?

Perhaps one reason that it makes sense is that their life will becomes easier. Or so they could be happier with the social order that are considered "advanced" and "better". Is it true?

Rooney to Stay at United till 2015 [Update]

In this week the future of Rooney continues harassed after his statement that he wanted to leave Manchester United, after feeling the Red Devils are no longer competitive to compete for the championship in the UK and also Europe.

Finally after going through serious talks with Sir Alex Ferguson, the club management and also attended by his agent, Rooney decided to remain at the club that has been strengthening since 2004.

Not only that, Rooney was given a three-year contract extension. As a result Rooney's Red Devils will be in uniform until 2015.

“Yeah, I'm delighted. There has been a bit of controversy over the timing of it all. But I'm delighted it's finally signed. Hopefully I cans move on and get back fit and get back playing again”, he said to MUTV, on Friday local time.

Roo, From Hero to Zero?

From hero to zero;the words might describe the current Rooney’s way of life. Born in Croxteth, Liverpool on 24 October 1985 Wayne Rooney has now become a big star in world football.

Rooney b
egan his career at age of 10 when joining Everton, and started his professional career in 2002 still in Everton. Two years at Everton, Rooney joined Manchester United in 2004. His debut for United begins when entertaining Fenerbahce 24 September 2004 in the Champions League group stage by scoring a hat trick. 
His career started to climb and until recently has become United's main striker. Even in last season Rooney has become a major foothold in United's score after the departure of Christiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid. In the national team one place irreplaceable for him. Rooney has become a hero who is always praised by a United’s fan as well as British citizens.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

200.000 SMS Sent Every Second [Report]

The more advanced and less costly means of communication, especially mobile phones has encouraged the increased use of SMS (Short Message Service).

International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the United Nations telecommunications agency estimates, the total will be around 6.1 trillion SMS messages sent in cellular networks around the world, until the end of this year. That is, all people around the world are now sending approximately 200 thousand SMS per second.

It is also mentioned, at the end of this year's mobile phone users has reached 5.5 billion people, including nearly 1 billion as 3G users.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Google Chrome 7 Beta Released

Google has released an update to the Chrome dev channel, the third in the 7.0 line. The differences are minor from the previous release and it seems like Google is focusing on bug-fixing, resolving minor bug fixes or crashes.

The new beta, Chrome 7.0.517.24, matches that of Tuesday's developer-channel release (28 September 2010). That doesn't include too much directly visible to users--the about:labs feature for experimental options is one item--but it paves the way for major changes.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Remove Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA)

Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) is an anti-piracy system created by Microsoft that enforces online validation of the licensing of several recent Microsoft Windows operating systems when accessing several services, such as Windows Update, and downloading Windows components from the Microsoft Download Center. This notification checks whether you have a genuine copy of Windows registered to your computer. WGA consists of two components: an installable component called WGA Notifications that hooks into Winlogon and validates the Windows license upon each logon and an ActiveX control that checks the validity of the Windows license when downloading certain updates from the Microsoft Download Center or Windows Update.

WGA Notifications covers Windows XP, Windows Vista and also for latest OS Windows 7. If you don't have a genuine copy of windows, you will be notify pop up in the bottom-right of your screen:

Saturday, October 2, 2010

WebP will Kill JPEG Image Format

Google officially introduced the new image format called WebP (pronounced "weppy"), in the end of September 2010.

WebP is a method of lossy compression that can be used on photographic images. The degree of compression is adjustable so a user cans choose the trade-offs between the file size and image quality.

A WebP file consists of VP8 image data, and a very lightweight containers based on RIFF. Webmasters, web developers and browser developers WebP cans use the format to create smaller, better-looking images cans that help make the web faster. While this container format contributes a minimal overhead of only 20 bytes per image, it is extensible to allow authors to save the meta-data they would like to store.

Train Crash kills 34 in Indonesia

Deadly train accident occurred in Indonesia, Saturday 02 October 2010, 03.00 am. Argo Bromo Anggrek train serving Jakarta - Surabaya route hits Senja Utama train serving Jakarta-Semarang route. Information obtained from the officer, train Argo Bromo Anggrek  crashed into Senja Utama that was stopped at the station Pemalang city, Central Java, 300 km east of Jakarta.

As a result of the collision was reported 34 people dead and resulted in the last 3 rear carriages of Senja Utama train destroyed and overturned. 
Officer said, train Argo Bromo Anggrek drove before the time specified. There are indications that the driver violated the beacon signal. Until this morning the victim and railway carriages that rolled still evacuated.

Not only this time, from 2004 to 2008 has occurred 28 times fellow train accidents, 108 times with other vehicles, 442 accidents caused train derailment