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Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Next Generation Consoles Need to Provide Freedom for Updates | Technology News

The next wave of home consoles, including Xbox 720 or PlayStation 4 (PlayStation Orbis) need to make better conditions and more open to offer when it comes to free updates for games, at least according to some developers and publishers.
To update or patch for games on current consoles, including Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, Fri developers and publishers need to do it and submit for approval from Microsoft or Sony.
The company said it could take several weeks, during which players of games left with real problems and bugs.
According to several developers recently, what needs to change with the next generation of devices, because they want the same freedom they get on platforms such as PC, Facebook or mobile ones.
"Sometimes it's expensive, there are a lot of bureaucracy, even if you want those little things to do," said Ubisoft Massive David Polfeldt Gamasutra's policy update on the current consoles.
His voice is supported by Christian Svensson, senior vice president at Capcom, who also wants the update to a job without experience.
"I hope for a much smoother for updates to the consumer, capable of a much faster recovery between the two as content is submitted and when the content is online for the consumer, a superior level of service to offer" he said.
These applications can be solved by implementing a number of systems in the wings, enabling developers to make their games on the fly, without you through the approval, as executive Capcom.
"I hope that the networking process and in the future are built with this in mind," said Svensson. "I would like more server-based backends that more developer and publisher control to see, rather than being forced through systems that are little more pre-defined by the first party. This would be the online experiences that are not currently available on the console market. "
At present, however, nothing concrete is known about the next generation consoles, since neither Sony nor Microsoft are willing to admit they are working on new devices.

Samsung GALAXY Note in White Coming to TELUS on April 4 | Technology News

Samsung introduced the note by Galaxy in Canada in February. All three major carriers, Telus, Rogers and Bell added the smartphone to their portfolios.
Like AT & T variant, the Canadian version comes with an upgraded processor and a slightly different design compared to the European model.
From 4 April, TELUS customers to write the note on the white Galaxy theme. MobileSyrup people got hold of an internal document that the note Galaxy flavored white wave comes tomorrow TELUS confirms.
Customers who prefer the white on blue carbon can buy the ticket for the Galaxy $ 779.99 CAD even suggested selling price.
Those who do not pay the price without the smartphone term can refer to the Galaxy notes for as low as CAD $ 199.99 with a new three year agreement.
It is clear that the white version comes with the same features as the variant blue carbon. The phone has a dual core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8660 clocked at 1.5 GHz, which is complemented by an Adreno 220 GPU and 1GB of RAM.
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The amount of storage of 16 GB is enough for the average user, but the amount can be further improved by using a microSD card up to 32GB.
Software-wise, says Galaxy is powered by Google Android 2.3 operating system Gingerbread and Samsung's TouchWiz UI. However, the smartphone already scheduled for an upgrade Ice Cream Sandwich, which should arrive within weeks.
The phone comes with a stylus S and a large 5.3-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen that HD (800 x 1280 pixels) supports, and is equipped with Corning Gorilla Glass coating.
Another strong point of note is the Galaxy impressive 8-megapixel autofocus camera with flash back, and LED Full HD (1080p) video recording. The phone features a high capacity 2500 mAh Li-Ion, who is the manufacturer for up to 250 hours standby time or up to 10 hours talk time.

Twitter for BlackBerry Now Available for Download in App World | Technology News

Twitter has just released an official update is now available for download in BlackBerry App World. In fact, the application can be found in both App World and on the website of Research In Motion.

The latest update brings a new layout and support tweet on Twitter photo service. The application was also included in BBM.

The BlackBerry client of the social application comes with following features: automatic link shortening, tweets promoted and improved messages for users Wi-Fi only.

Those who already have the application installed on the smartphone can update the options menu. Otherwise just go to BlackBerry App World and search for Twitter client.

Twitter for BlackBerry is now available for free download on BlackBerry App World and should be fully compatible with all devices running BlackBerry OS 5.0 or higher.

Sony Details Technical Changes in Ice Cream Sandwich for Xperia Phones | Technology News

This month, Sony will begin shipping 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Android mobile operating system for all owners of the Xperia arc S, V and Xperia Xperia neo-ray devices.
The company has officially confirmed its plans in this area, as well as his intention of releasing the same update for the Xperia arc, Xperia PLAY, neo Xperia, Xperia Xperia mini mini pro, Xperia Pro, Xperia Sony Ericsson Walkman active and live with the end of May / early June
These devices are powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread for the moment, and the upgrade will allow users with many improvements over the older version of the OS.
To ensure that users are aware of what is coming the way, Sony has provided a mobile variety of details about this update in a recent blog.
"When it comes to the ICS is a major update of Android, and there are many things that have changed with the release of gingerbread. Some of these changes affect the performance and stability of the system, eg by using more CPU power and RAM, "the holding.
"We are currently adapting our ICS Xperia smartphones to work in 2011, all of which are built on a platform with a single core Qualcomm and 512 MB RAM."
Sony also notes that the use of resources in ICS is sometimes heavier in comparison with Android 2.3, but they managed to correctly make the operating system optimized for use on devices Xperia find.
Some of the major changes that users will face during the update to ICS relate to the user interface, which includes the theme Holo. "More than a thousand icons have been changed" to fit the new OS, Sony says, adding that there are also new wallpapers and backgrounds of applications available to users.
The manager of the activity has a new user, and there is also applicable new face of release that protection in combination with face and is included in ICS for all devices with a front camera.
In addition, users will have access to more information about contacts in your contact list, including updates from social networks. The calendar features a new color coding, and there is also support for a new form of voice mail.
ICS also comes with graphics hardware acceleration enabled by default for all applications of the 14-level API, which makes a smoother UI, but leads to more RAM memory.
And with 340MB of RAM to 512 are reserved for the Linux user space in the ice cream sandwich, heavy RAM usage can sometimes be a bit of a problem.
However, as mentioned above, Sony says that they were able to address some of these gaps to answer, and that users will experience in making Android 4.0 will live up to expectations.
"So we not only optimize the management of RAM using RAM for internal applications as well as possible, but we will also introduce a performance assistant at startup when running ICS," the company notes.
"In this wizard performance, you can enable and disable some services that you might not want to run on your phone, the phone performance optimization."

Sony Details Technical Changes in Ice Cream Sandwich for Xperia Phones

Download Facebook 4.1.1 with Retina Display Support for iPad | Technology News

Facebook fans can access their profiles on a new generation iPhone can now see everything crystal clear thanks to a recent update to the client iOS.

Facebook has released version 4.1.1 of its iPhone and iPhone-specific application that a ton of new features and enhancements including the ability to login to the chat, the ability to change your language (Czech, Danish includes, Greek, Indonesian , Malaysian, Norwegian, Portuguese, or Thai), and a "bright, high resolution interface" for the new iPhone.

Corrections include: "the profile picture appears right for everyone, your friends list always contains all your friends, photo series, your name appears correctly, pictures of people who love Facebook pages to properly load, your friend request notification lights up only if you have a request. "