Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Wallaby Adobe Flash converts in HTML5

In the book, Adobe war to preserve the domination of its Flash technology, the publisher has just established a new double-edged sword. Wallaby is a converter that proposes to convert a Flash content HTML5. Ideal to convince programmers to continue to use only Flash. But also to bolster critics of Flash (Apple's head) in their opposition.

Wallaby is available for download on the Adobe Labs site. The software supports any FLA file and tries to create the equivalent using HTML5, JavaScript and style sheets. In the present state, however, many features of Flash can not be brought into HTML. Adobe also said to have noted differences in behavior between different browsers HTML5.

Intel vPro Core-cons attack

Intel has formalized its second generation of processors "professionals" vPro Core i5 and i7. Designed for business computers, these chips based on the Sandy Bridge architecture benefit from a number of features that improve security. Thus, technology Intel Anti-Theft Alarm 3.0 is able to remotely disable a stolen computer through a built-in 3G module, but also allows an administrator to lock your computer remotely by sending a text message encrypted and authenticated .

Kingston HyperX DDR3 take Genesis

Appeared at the beginning of the year with some kits of DDR3 memory platform dedicated to Sandy Bridge, radiator Genesis Kingston is now adopted by the entire range of HyperX manufacturer. This heat sink replaces the old, used for years. The main "innovation" is the presence of two rows of holes expected to improve ventilation.

Enough to lower a billionth of a degree temperature memory chips ... The full range of HyperX DDR3 memory, specifically provided, includes modules and kits dual and triple channel, the frequencies being between 1333 and 2133 MHz. In short, there's something for all tastes.

Sony BDV-E380: a home cinema system that looks like the PS3

Sony has just lifted the veil from the new Home Cinema System BDV-E380 is compatible with Blu-ray and 3D design built on a very close to that of the PlayStation 3 console. The device is compact and completed with digital amplifier and six speakers for the construction of a 5.1 audio system with maximum power of 1,000 W at 3 ohms.

The BDV-E380 also features an automatic calibration technology based on a supplied microphone. They are obviously supported lossless audio streams such as DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD. With regard to the player, the newcomer has a Wi-Fi technology, is compatible with the DLNA standard, and supports Skype Qriocity to 720p (you need a webcam option), a web browser and direct streaming from the Internet.

Wallaby: Adobe Introduces Flash Converter for IOS devices

The company announced that it is working on a converter that makes Flash content HTML5 capability, to bring it among other Apple devices. The tool named Wallaby was in an experimental stage. When the final technology is available, Adobe says not yet. It is clear that not all flash Wallaby exploiting opportunities and only with some programs (such as the Safari browser) is running.

Between Apple and Adobe, there was some time ago one. Was a trigger, in which the Apple boss said negative to Flash. Consequently, the Adobe technology consumes too many resources, collapsing from a burden and often the battery life. Shantanu Narayen countered Adobe Boss: In an interview, he accused Apple, that the operating system Mac OS X "is not suitable for technologies like Flash.

The Crucial C400 and C400v production

The C400 Micron, which should be called M4 at Crucial is in the starting blocks. As expected, it uses MLC memory in 25 nm and several versions exist. Micron separates the high-capacity models (128, 256 and 512 GB) 64 GB model, named C400v (as value). The classic C400 are announced to 415 MB / s sequential read and 260 MB / s sequential write, except the 128 GB version which is limited to 175 Mb / s.

1 TB per tray at Samsung

At CeBIT, Samsung has shown a particular disc: a capacity of 2 TB, he contented himself with two plates. This unprecedented density - the best hard drives are limited to 750 GB - should allow Samsung to offer 4TB models in the future. The hard drive is one of the future Ecogreen F6 Samsung, so it runs at 5400 rpm, offers 32 MB of cache and uses a SATA 6 Gbit / s totally unnecessary here, the hard drive is not even really able to saturate Interface SATA 1.5 Gbit / s.

Chip sales rose 14%

If one believes the figures released by the SIA (Semiconductor Industry Association), the market for semiconductors grew 14% between January 2010 and January 2011, reaching $ 25.5 billion. It's also 1.5% better than previous month. The U.S. market grew 2.9% in December, while the Asia Pacific market grew 2.9%.

Only the Japanese market shrank by 3.5% over the same period. In short, the year 2011 begins quite well for the semiconductor industry ...

Corsair begins shipping the new H60 Series Hydro

Corsair has announced that it has begun shipping around the globe a new addition to the Hydro-cooling series high performance PC, the Corsair Hydro H60. The H60 Series Hydro provides new technologies to market CPU cooling at an affordable price. Among the new features are: - refrigeration unit low profile and low weight, which frees up space in the processor.

- The surface of contact with the processor has been redesigned, making greater copper surface is in contact with the CPU for better heat absorption. - A new split-flow collector that moves the coolant directly to the center of the CPU board, which concentrates the most heat. - A 120mm fan of your own design with a very high static pressure, allowing more air to cool the radiator that cools better.

TDJ: FSP 700 Aurum Gold

Our fellow 59 Hardware has just put online a test of the Aurum Gold 700, a power it is possible to find the manufacturer's catalog Fortron. 80 Plus Gold Certified, this PSU is capable of providing a power of 700 watts. Four +12 V rails are available, while a 120mm fan is in charge of dissipating heat from the components.


A screen 28-inch 2048 x 2048

Feel like a screen with a good vertical resolution? There is the CDM-471 at Barco. This screen is designed for airports and other uses atypical indeed working on 2048 lines, significantly more than the 30-inch displays that usually reach 1600 lines. And the icing on the cake, the horizontal resolution is correct, with 2048 lines.

Indeed, the screen is not in a conventional 4:3 or 5:3 or a widescreen as the 16:10 or 16:9, but 1:1 works well. The screen works therefore 2048 x 2048 and offers a DVI Dual Link. The maximum brightness is 300 cd / m² and contrast ratio of 1000:1 announced, what is realistic. The response time is OK (5 ms) and LED backlighting can avoid consuming excessive: this 28 inch is given for 120 <average.

AMD's Bulldozer FX4000, FX6000 and FX8000 for the month of June

AMD has started the year by formalizing its first chips Fusion, but the car does not count of course not stop there. His first Bulldozer processors should indeed make an appearance on 20 June. Eight models will initially see the day: four octo-core (FX8000), two hex-core (FX6000) and two quad-core (FX4000).

These processors should be a reminder etched in 32 nm and embark integrated DDR3 memory controller. At the beginning of July, 4 more exactly, it was the turn of Llano (A-xxxx) made its appearance. No less than eleven different models, quad-core or dual-core, should be launched. In short, briskly this summer ...

Backup Tool: Software Tip of the Day: iTwin 01.03

"ITwin" With the freeware you transfer contacts, text history, calendar and notes on your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch to the PC. To create a backup copy that can be applied in the event of an emergency on your mobile device. The reading of the internal databases must be wireless or indirectly by evaluating the creator of iTunes backup files.

With iTwin you access to your appointments, such as when your iPhone for repair.

Radeon HD 6990: AMD unleashes the power of the Antilles

It is now a fixture for AMD to present to each new generation of video cards a solution aimed to end dual-GPU enthusiast. This year is the turn of the Radeon HD 6990, code-named Antilles, 4GB memory card equipped with GDDR5 video and two video chips Cayman (HD 6970) configured to operate in CrossFire on a single PCB.

The house in Sunnyvale consolidates the scepter of VGA fastest on the market (never lost to the HD 5970, ndr) but this time sacrificed in a decisive three factors that in recent years have helped to reaffirm the Radeon series products: the drinking, noise and Price. " The Radeon HD 6990 is the first board to declare a maximum power of 375W (450W in ways that become even "OC") adopts a cooling system that - for enhanced and improved fatigue-at times to hold off the exuberance of the two cores and is sold at a list price set by AMD in 699 U.S. dollars.

Social network as a video store: Fox presents "Dark Knight" on Facebook

It costs the equivalent of three U.S. dollars. For this you can watch the movie for 48 hours. More titles will follow. More and more companies testing the online network Facebook, with its around 600 million members as a platform for the distribution of their products. Thus, the Heinz company sold in the UK currently limited with balsamic vinegar.

Lenovo Announces New ThinkPad Notebook and Tablet X

Lenovo has updated its line of ThinkPad X introducing some very interesting models. The X220 notebook and tablet-convertible X220t, for example, using an innovative 12.5-inch display based on IPS technology and have an external battery pack that extends the autonomy of 9 and 8 hours respectively at 24 and 15 hours.

The screen larger than their predecessors allowed Lenovo also improve the overall design of the system. First you used an automatic closing of the screen that provides more space for multi-touch trackpad, the same fate has befallen the speakers and wireless antenna. Lenovo X220 X220t The model features a touch screen that offers a brightness of 300 candelas per square meter and features a panel Gorilla Glass to improve resistance to shock and scratches.

News of Micron P300

The Micron P300, a DSS professional, shows up. This SSD is close to the C300 but uses SLC memory instead of the conventional MLC. Available in three sizes - 50, 100 and 200 GB - the P300 has high performance. Like the C300, it uses a SATA 6 Gbit / s, capable of 600 Mb / s at best, but the performances are of 360 MB / s read and 275 Mb / s.

Unlike the C300, the three versions DSS reach flows, while the C300 is limited to 64 GB 75 MB / s, for example. And unlike models based SandForce, debits announced do not take into account a possible data compression ... For the rest, Micron announces MBTF 2 million hours and 60,000 IOPS random read.

A GTX 560M already from Asus?

Asus exposes the manufacturer on its CeBIT booth one laptop model rather interesting, the G74SX. Still in prototype stage (the keyboard does not, for example), this notebook for gamers indeed embeds a GeForce GTX 560M, a model that NVIDIA has not officially announced. Core i7-2630QM this also becomes almost trivial ...

Based on a chipset GF116 (GF106 evolution of the GeForce GTX 460M and 555 m) running at 775 MHz and features 32 texturing units, 16 ROPs and 192 CUDA cores running at 1550 MHz The GTX 560M has 1 GB of GDDR5 memory running at 1250 MHz on a 128-bit bus. The $ 6.2 fillrate Gpixels / s, while the memory bandwidth is limited to only 37.3 GB / s.

Brazos Mini-ITX and Micro-ATX Asus

Motherboards based on AMD platform Fusion Brazos endless arriving on the market. So after the E350IA MSI-E45, a format model mini-ITX is the turn of E35M1 E35M1-I Deluxe and Pro-M to appear in the catalog of Asus. Format mini-ITX, the E35M1-I features a dual-core Zacate APU running at 1.6 GHz and an integrated graphics chipset Radeon HD 6310.

Two DDR3 slots are present for up to 8 GB of memory. There is also a PCI-Express 16x (4x cable), SATA 6 Gbps ports, 7.1 audio controllers and Ethernet and USB 3.0 ports, one eSATA connector and III of DVI and HDMI. Modules Blutooth 3.0 and WiFi 802.11n complete the package. The E35M1 M-Pro takes more or less the characteristics of his little sister, except that the additional presence of a PCI-Express x1, two PCI slots and a FireWire connector.

Silverstone SDP09 comes the new adapter to Ibertrónica Systems

Ibertrónica Systems has announced the addition of the exclusive on his catalog of the ultimate accessory created by Silverstone: Silverstone SDP09. The internal adapter offers the possibility of installing a hard disk 2.5 "or SSD in a 3.5" bay, thanks to an exact replica of the location of the connectors that are in the SATA 3.5 devices.

" They are manufactured in nickel stands out for its reliability, security and robustness. The SDP09 to make changes (hot swap) of the discs without the risk of cracked or damaged. Other features: Interface: SATA 3.0 (High 6Gbps) Dimensions: 101.6 × 25.4 × 146 mm Weight: 220g

1 million households connected to FTTH

The fiber deployment continues in France, and the number of homes connected to FTTH just crossed the symbolic threshold of one million, which was also the target for Arcep December 31, 2010. More precisely, 1.08 million homes were connected to the end of last year, or 35% more than a year ago. 175,000 homes are connected by at least two operators, against only 10 000 at the end of the previous year.

OCZ: good fourth quarter, thanks to SSDs

The manufacturer OCZ has unveiled a first estimate of its revenues for the fourth quarter of 2011, which ended last February 28. Based on provisional data, the turnover would reach 64 million, an increase of nearly 100% in one year. Of these 64 million, sales of SSD reach $ 58 million. This represents an increase of 380% in one year and 40% from the previous quarter.

7% of SSD market during this quarter are models "grand public" and 15% are models for businesses, the remaining 78% being role models for servers. The turnover for its entire fiscal year 2011 would reach $ 189 million, against $ 144 million for the previous year.