Archive for April, 2008

GTA IV’ in PS3 works with 620p & on Xbox360 at 720p. ¿WTF?

Or at least that is what ensure various forums and specialized web pages the sector, as Kotaku or Eurogamer. It seems that the version of ‘GTA IV’ that has been developed for PS3 operates at a resolution that not just be HD, we are going to 620 lines of resolution instead of the 720 to which we are accustomed. But calm, as we noted recently, the power visual the title remains excellent. Continue reading

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The iPhone 3G with a smaller screen

The publication Taiwan Economic News assures us today that the new model of iPhone has a different configuration to the model now: weighs only 120 grams, compared to the 158 of EDGE, largely by the use of more plastic instead of aluminium-magnesium that both have become accustomed. Surprisingly say that the screen is smaller, and passes to 2.8 inches in diagonal compared to 3.5 of the model now. Meanwhile, AppleInsider speculation that Apple has begun to move several “models” false to put more confusion in the street, and not remove the element of surprise that Apple has enjoyed when they have launched new products.

Google Maps adds the option of seeing the streets

Google follows increasingly refine the already famous Google Maps; last year it almost constantly updated with improvements as traffic, and the component to see images of the streets, Street View. Now in 44 areas of the US, Google offers images stored in Street View as part of the addresses, with the aim to give a visual reference point. Google presents it as icons of cameras; at points where account the sufficient data almost can remain in the modality gallery. The day on which we can see the complete pathname in images is much closer to what was believed.

The XP SP3 delayed at the last minute

Microsoft has decided to postpone the launch of Windows XP SP 3 at the last minute due to a problem of compatibility with the application Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System. According to some statements of the spokesman of the company, Microsoft has decided not to put the patch in the service Windows Update until they put a filter that can not allow such an update to users of Microsoft Dynamics. Microsoft while warns users that software that did not implement until they had solved the problem. For now Microsoft has not given final date of when will launch the SP3.

New Lenovo U110 Lunched Yesterday

The Lenovo U110 will be available from the online store of Lenovo from hoy… and in the shops of retailers from mid of the month of mayo… specifications more important for this laptop are: Continue reading

Windows XP and Vista with a new security problem in QuickTime

Researchers have discovered a new security problem with the QuickTime for Windows, and this time assure us that allows seizing the PCs infected. Users of OS X did not have to worry, since it is exclusively a problem with XP and Vista. Using the same tactic of creating a QuickTime specially designed, and placing it in a web page, the hacker can control the PC, even launch applications. Researchers have decided not to publish details to avoid a disaster; safe that Apple has begun to investigate the problem, and a patch reaches us shortly.

RIM Engineers Call Touchscreen Blackberry “Apple Killer”

A New York Times story about the iPhone’s assault on Blackberry-maker RIM has a couple of interesting bits in it, notably that RIM CEO Mike Lazaridis isn’t a fan of touchscreens (“I couldn’t type on it and I still can’t type on it, and a lot of my friends can’t type on it”) but RIM’s hard at work on the long-rumored touchscreen Blackberry anyway, which RIM engineers have privately dubbed “the A.K.—for ‘Apple Killer.'” Continue reading