Category Archives: Computer

Google’s ChromeBook: the (very) next big thing?

Google announced ChromeBook: a sort of notebook (built by Samsung and Acer) that may fall in the $300 price line and that uses just one piece of software – Chrome. The ChromeBook strongly relies on Cloud services and is an … Continue reading

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Cray XE6: supercomputers back from the past

Thanks to a ComputerWorld link, I discovered there’s still a Cray supercomputer brand – and market too! My fault, Cray is still alive and kicking… The Cray XE6 supercomputer is designed to solve tough questions. Built upon the Cray XT … Continue reading

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Apple crushes forecasts again with Q2 2011 results: Macs and iPhone up, iPad backlogged – ‘just’ 4.69 Million iPads sold

Today, Apple [AAPL] reported earnings for the second fiscal quarter, including revenue of $24.67 billion and a net quarterly profit of $5.99 billion, or $6.40 earnings per share. Revenue nearly doubled from a year ago, blowing past Apple’s low-ball guidance … Continue reading

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New Facebook data center: energy efficiency, open design standards, room to grow

Facebook unveiled the design of its new Prineville data center outlining features the company says improve efficiency and optimize the facility for social networking. And Facebook said it will share what it’s learned about data center design in hopes of … Continue reading

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Computers History bit by bit helps us understand how we got here

TechKing released a pretty good infographic that spans almost 70 years of computing evolution and helps us understand where we came from (and somehow where we’re heading). It’s cool to see what brought us from vacuum tubes up to the … Continue reading

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Always a good advice!

It’s always a good advice (not only for designers)! Thanks to Ben Terrett – a nice blog on design and graphics too! [Via: Ben Terrett]

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