The fame of cloud computing in the last few years can be credited to many things. The ability for the users to share the resources is one among them and by doing this the users can influence the participation of the users to cost savings. One of the aspects of cloud computing is cloud hosting. It is the use of many servers which are all joined together. These servers which are all joined together are cumulatively referred as a cloud. Sites on these servers can make use of the resources from any one or all the servers in the cloud. This concept has become famous during the last few years as all the hard drives, memory and processing power are shared by all the sites in the cloud. Servers can be either added or removed from the clouds as per requirement. The benefits are many but five of the more important and apparent ones are discussed here.
The concept to use many servers which are joined together sharing resources for all the users make it possible for the participating user to scale up or down as required. This gives incredible flexibility as the participants can make adjustments without purchasing their own hardware.
One of the advantages of cloud hosting is that if one of the servers that are connected fails, another one kicks in temporarily so as to provide back up until the other server is fixed or changed. Due to this some of the companies claim to have a 99.9% uptime.
As cloud hosting allows its clients to pay for the actual resources that are used, it is cost effective than maintaining and paying for one’s own servers. With the technology of cloud hosting, one shares the infrastructure as well as the resources with others. This in turn reduces the cost. It provides many advantages of dedicated hosting without all the expenses which are usually involved.
Cloud hosting allows instant consumption while taking away the need to attain physical servers or other related equipment. One can range high or low without any limit immediately and without facing downtime.
As the cloud hosting companies are responsible for maintaining servers, each client has to manage less. It is good to let others worry about keeping the servers properly working and it gives one freedom to run other aspects of one’s business. One of the causes that small businesses have advantages from cloud hosting is due to the fact that they can at times save thousands of dollars up front by evading the capital expenditure of buying their own servers. In addition to all this, they can lower the cost of power bills which is required to upgrade and maintain server hardware. Some owners of small business feels that cloud servers and other solutions based on clouds are much easier to use and set up than the computer applications.
It can be said that cloud hosting is not for all. It depends on the nature and size of one’s business along with one’s level of technical expertise. These are just some of the benefits of cloud hosting which can be considered while evaluating the options. There are many more benefits of cloud hosting and among them only five are discussed here which can be taken into account while evaluating one’s options. Nothing more can be said at this point. This has become popular in the last few years due to many factors.
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The latest release of Sony, the Xperia GX for the Japanese market is one of the lightest phones, ever. Needless to say, it is a Smartphone and is packed with multitude of applications and features. Want to check them out? Read on!
- This phone is LTE (Long Term Evolution) – equipped and has a download speed of near about 75 mbps.
- This phone has a 1.5GHz dual-core processor.
- One of its prominent features is the reality display that is powered by the engine of BRAVIA along with Exmor RSensor.
- It Smartphone also features three media applications:
+ The first one if the WALKMAN, meant for superior quality audio with crystal clear stereo, surround sound (VPT), xLOUD, manual equilizer, as well as clear bass.
+ The second one is the Album application that is specially designed to sort, as well as, browse high resolution images and videos at considerably high speed and instant viewing. Moreover, this application delivers spontaneous and latest ways when it comes to making the most out of the camera.
+ The third one is the movie application. It help users to streamline the playback and at the same time to view movies and other videos. Moreover, it also features a search option with a smart database meant for more information of the film you are about to watch, or, already watching.
- Also, this phone has a Reality Display of 4.6-inch.
- Some of its other prominent features are its internal flash memory of 16 GB, a camera supporting 13 megapixels that is capable of capturing high definition video and 3D panoramic pics.
- Most importantly, all there features run on the latest Android platform Ver.4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).
- Sony Xperia GX is available in 2 colors – white and black.
So, it’s all about the main features of this Smartphone.
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Sony is not a stranger to buyers who like to purchase Sony brand products. Now, it is also true that in terms of quality, durability and efficiency, Sony has proved that it has the ability to gift consumers highly sophisticated devices at the comfortable prices.
Recently, a rumor has been hovering in the air. Within short span of time, Sony Xperia ST21i smart phone will be backfired to the open market for sale. However, there is no news about the reality of the truth. Whatever it may be but it is definitely interesting to know about the good wishes of Sony to release something special for buyers.
A short technical specification report has been published regarding the futuristic model of Sony Xperia ST21i. The key features will be a broad but flat 3.2 inches display screen, the availability of 480 × 320 pixels, a 800MHz Qualcomm capacitated processor, and Adreno 200 GPU. In addition, in a press release the CEO of Sony has admitted that the company will try to make this fantastic electronic device more fashionable. There will be a small 3 Mega pixel cam which will be attached to the device. A 1460 mAh battery can be planted or inserted for the activation of the Xperia smart phone. The operating system is Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. Experts also confirm the introduction of RAM of 512MB to update the smart phone. This smart phone will have a rear cam for shooting and recording videos. A 640 × 480 pixels resolution will bring the natural glow to the pictures. The wonderful game loading feature is not only brilliant but also it is cost effective. You can download games directly from net for offline playing.
Experts claim that the best feature of this concept smart phone of Sony Xperia is the usage of Android ICS OS. There are many Android phones but they don’t support ICS operating systems like this smart phone. The price of this smart phone has not been settled yet.
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Nokia Lumia 610 NFC is the NFC enabled edition of the Lumia 610 which brings nothing new except the NFC connectivity. It has a pixel density screen of above 250ppi. The drawback of this handset is very little RAM memory and it lacks microSD for expansion of storage capacity. The device is a smart phone, a Windows phone of 7.5 Mango. It has a dimension of 4.69 x 2.44 x 0.47 and a weight of 4.76 oz. it has a GSM technology of 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz and UMTS of 850, 900, 1900 and 2100 MHz.
It is featured with points of interest, Voice navigation and turn by turn navigation. It has a physical size of 3.70 inches and a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, a pixel density of 252 ppi and has a screen of multi touch or capacitive screen having light sensor, scratch resistant glass and proximity sensor. It has a talk time of 10.50 hours and a stand by time of 27.9 days and 3G talk time of 9.50 hours and a capacity of 13oo mAh. It has a single core processor of 800 MHz and built in storage of 8000 MB and has a camera of 5 megapixels. Other details are also available and one can go through the details of this.
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Do you like to have a fantastically designed smart phone? If you are searching for the sleek handset at competitive prices, you will have to handpick Samsung SCH-I200 model which is sold by Samsung. It is a type of smart phone with excellent operating system options.
In the very beginning of the trial, experts showcased their likelihood by running this smart phone on Verizon’s networking system under the code name of Jasper. Samsung SCH-I200 handset is also active on Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS.
However, a reliable source has confirmed that this new smart phone has been manufactured by Samsung in privacy. There is no intention on the part of the company to leak technical upgradation reports regarding this sophisticated handset.
Samsung SCH-I200 handset is equipped with WVGA display screen, a 800 x 480 color resolution display unit and a Snapdragon MSM8960 S4 processor. The Android Icecream OS supports this sophisticated easy to use handset.
Experts have also confirmed that the new processor of this handset is the most advanced chip succeeding Apple’s A5X processor. This new processor of Samsung’s handset runs at the rate of 1.5GHz. It is a glossy handset and its weight is remarkably low. Therefore it can be carried comfortably. It is also fitted to the pocket.
If you watch the online hands-on demo of this mobile handset, you will come to know about the proper size, color contrast and the presence of technical features of this handset. The shape of the picture on the display screen of the mobile phone is 3.5’’ and 4.3’’. It is also in possession of a small cam to capture the still snapshots. There is also provision to play video games in this mobile handset. However, there is no information about the prices of this upcoming futuristic mobile phone. Whatever it may be, customers will have a magnificent chance to buy the most advanced and fashionable phone to enjoy smooth trouble free conversation, chatting and net surfing.
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After the world of internet have gone for high buzz BSNL tablet, Aakash tablet, Micromax Funbook, here is yet another tablet from Kerala which is cheap. Telmoco Development labs, a company which is based in Kerala has introduced a tablet named ‘Attitude Daksha’ is to make a revolution in the tablet market in India. The cheap tablet will be ranged at Rs 5,399 which makes it one of the cheapest tablets that is available in the Indian market. Although the cost of Attitude Daksha will be a bit high as compared to the Aakash tablet, we know that this will be the cheapest one available which will be powered by the Android 4.0 Ice Cream sandwich and the latest version of Android OS.
The 7 inch tablet is best suited for students and professionals liking to have a tablet while moving. The entry of this tablet will add fire to the battle of cheap tablets. Attitude Dakhsa is powered by ARM Cortex A8 CPU of 1.2 Ghz with a memory of 512 MB DDR3. The tablet is able to play videos at 1080p. It is supposed to be launched in schools, corporate houses and professional institutions. It will be open to public from 15th May to order online from the official website http://www.telmoco.com/. With the arrival of the new tablet, the lovers of tablet will have more options. Microsoft Funbook, after its launch has been in news for being the cheapest tablet sold but from the month of May, it would have to face tough competition. So it is good news for the tablet lovers who were waiting for the arrival of the baby tablet. Although many have paid for Aakash tablet but with no results then where is the harm if one tries for Attitude Daksha.
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It is after being at the top for more than 50 years; the CPU has got some competition from an upstart that is called the SoC. It was for decades that one could go into a shop and very confidently could pick up a computer based on the CPU but now, everywhere from smart phones to tablets and also in some laptops, we find SoCs. But this is not a matter of concern as SoCs and CPUs are actually very similar and almost all that we know about CPU can also be applied to SoC. Now the question is what a CPU is. The answer lies in that in spite of so much stress on the CPU performance and technology, it is actually a very fast calculator. It obtains data from the memory and performs some type of arithmetic or logical operation on the acquired data. The more complex or the more expensive the CPU is the more data it can process and the faster is the computer. A CPU is not a personal computer, a framework of other silicon chips are needed for that. It should include a memory so as to grasp the data, an audio chip to interpret and intensify music, a graphics processor to draw pictures and other small components which have vital tasks to play.
The next is what a SoC is. The full name of which is system on a chip integrates almost all the elements into one single silicon chip. A SoC along with CPU contains a graphics processor, USB controller, memory, wireless radios and power management circuits. A CPU cannot work without dozens of chips, it is possible to make complete computers with only one single SoC. Now let us find out the difference between a CPU and a SoC. The first advantage is the size of the SoC. A SoC is just a bit large as compared to a CPU and contains much more functionality. If one uses a CPU, it is hard to build a computer which is smaller than 10 cm squared due to the number of chips that are required to squeeze in. While on the other hand, by making use of a SoC, one can put complete computers into tablets and smart phones and still can have plenty of room for batteries.
Due to high level of integration and much shorter wiring, SoC makes use of less power. This is a plus point when it comes to mobile computing. So cutting down the number of chips is also indicative that it is much cheaper to make a computer using a SoC. However, the disadvantage of a SoC is complete lack of flexibility. With the PC one can put in a new GPU, CPU or RAM at any point of time but the same cannot be done for a smart phone. So in the future, one might be able to buy a SoC which can be slot in but as everything is integrated it will be expensive and wasteful if more RAM is added to it.
So SoCs are the next step after CPUs. It seems as if the SoCs will consume the CPUs which are already seen with Intel’s Ivy Bridge and AMD’s Llano CPUs, which integrate PCI Expresses, memory controller and a graphics processor into the same chip. The market for general purpose CPUs will always be there. Wearable devices and mobile are the future of computers and so are the SoCs. So this is what is gathered so far.
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It is the 30th birthday of ZX Spectrum which is one of the most famous home computers that are ever made and is probably the most important factor in the making of the IT industry in UK. The ZX Spectrum which is made by Sinclair Research in Cambridge is usually considered the UK equivalent of the Commodore 64 which is US made. Hardware wise it is remarkable. There is a Zilog Z80A CPU of 8 bits, a graphics chip which gives an output of 32 columns by 24 rows with 15 colours and 48 or 16 Kb of RAM. At just $200, the ZX Spectrum was cheap. Despite the cost being just a fraction of its contemporaries, it had comparable functionality.
Sinclair Research from the beginning knew that it wanted the ZX Spectrum to be very cheap and for this reason every component was engineered with penny pinching in mind. The circuit board was kept small and dense which resulted to a very supple chassis. Instead of using a keyboard of conventional type, a rubber chicklet island keyboard was used. It was wrapped in a plastic and was of 550 grams, compared to the 1.8 kg Commodore 64 and 3.7 kg BBC micro. In short, this was just engineered better than the contemporaries like the iPhone, except Apple uses the supply line advantage to squeeze out profits rather than the prices. The ZX Spectrum would sale five million pieces which is not at all bad when it is considered that there are only 30 million homes in UK. So even after 30 years being hammered by Moore’s law and accounting for inflation, there are few home computers which are sold at a lower price than the ZX Spectrum.
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Xolo X900 smart phone is a 3G supported handset which can perform excellently. This smart phone is equipped with a 4 inch display screen, 1GB RAM inclusive of a 1.6 GHZ Atom Z2460 CPU. SGX540 GPU runs at 400MHz. The maximum storage space inside the handset is 16GB. The OS is Gingerbread Android 2.3.7 and Ice Cream Sandwich of Google. This sleek and comparatively larger device weighs 127grams.
Xolo X900 smart phone is equipped with 1.3 and 8 Mp cams both in front and rear sides of the handset. The rear cam is also applicable to 1080p H.264 pictures. It produces the colorful bright still snapshots. You can zoom the camera for your own convenience to have snapshots.
Xolo X900 is larger than iPhone 4S. The prominent large display screen of Xolo exhibits colorful screenshots well. The glass cover is transparent. The Retina display of the 4S device needs to be noticed in separate. However the sound track of Xolo is comparatively better as it releases sweet musical tunes at low tunes. Experts have claimed that in the full swing maybe it sounds cracking and breaking sometimes. This type of distortion in high pitch vibration is not severe and under control.
Comparing to 4S iPhone, the Xolo X900 model is less sensitive to moisture, rust and weather roughness. The backside of the device is covered with the rubber band. Oleophobic insulation on the 4S iPhone device can be covered in grease and dirt. The smooth rear side of the Xolo device is grip safe and ergonomic. The larger display screen is flat and colorful. This sleek smart phone can be used as an internet surfing device. You can download musical albums, songs and games to spend your spare time gleefully. The video playback system of Xolo edition is much better than bar mobile handset. Xolo has provisioned multi-sound options. At a time you can listen to music and getting miscall alert in your phone. Xolo X900 will surely smarten up you to appear more dashing and attractive.
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Nokia has revealed the news about the new old styled cheap handset dubbed as Nokia 103. This ultra phone of low end sports a black and white display of 1.36 inches along with a resolution of 96 x 68 pixels. This handset will be available in orange and blue colours with dimensions of 107.2×45.1×15.3 mm and weight of 76.6 g. Camera is not available with this phone. The highlight of this handset is the Standard Li Ion battery of 800mAh which features a solid life of battery. It keeps the handset powered to 27 days in standby. Another feature in it is the integrated flashlight. Its brand new design with keypads which are dust proof needs to be specially mentioned. It also supports an alarm clock and a calendar. In addition to all this, the handset sports a time tracker based on network and a pre paid tracker.
Nokia 103 can accumulate up to 500 phonebook entries and 250 SMS. It includes a standard jack of 3.5 mm along with stereo FM radio. This decent looking phone would be apt for the ones who does not really care for the handset and also suits the buyers who have bought the mobile for the first time. With its range of about Rs 1100, the handset has got the credit of being the most affordable handset in the world. This mobile handset will be first launched in Nigeria and then will enter the markets all through out the world. However, the date of its release is not yet declared but it can be expected that it would be introduced before Q2 this year. The main features are discussed here and other details are also available, those interested can go through the detailed specification of the handset.
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