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eyeSight Powers 3D Gesture Control with a Standard Camera
eyeSight Technologies has unveil the latest gesture control solution, which can detect depth and simulate 3D tracking using only a single standard camera, without the need for additional hardware. According to the website: eyeSight’s technology allows users to easily control various devices using simple hand and finger gestures. The company has also recently launched a single camera-based fingertip tracking solution, enabling highly detailed touch-free control of devices. eyeSight’s technology can be integrated in a variety of digital devices from mobile phones, to tablets, PCs, TVs, set-top-boxes, in-car infotainment systems, and more camera-enabled devices. “eyeSight’s technology is 100%Read More
In shifting resources from PCs to Tablets the tablet market, HP is embracing Post-PC Era. This also confirms what Apple’s Tim Cook has been saying. The tablet market will be bigger than the PC market. HP Embracing the Post-PC Era by Shifting Resources from PCs to Tablets In an interview at Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, HP CEO Meg Whitman said her company is shifting resources from PCs to tablets. According to a CNET report, Meg Whitman said, “the market moved very fast to tablets and smartphones, and we’ve got to now manage thatRead More
Reuters has managed to get their hands on excerpts from former Mircosoft executive Joachim Kempin new book. In his new book, Kempin posits that current Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer needs to go for Microsoft to get back to its glory days. Joachim Kempin, who worked for the company between 1983 and 2002, overseeing the sales of Windows software to computer makers for part of that time, according to the article. The new book titled – ‘Resolve and Fortitude: Microsoft’s “secret power broker” breaks his silence’, is scheduled to be published on Tuesday. HereRead More
  It was reported that Microsoft may priced its Surface tablets at $199. Acer chairman JT Wang commented publicly that “Microsoft is currently looking for solutions such as creating a price gap to minimize the negative impact on other vendors’ product lineups.” Lang has called for Microsoft to ‘think twice’ about Surface tablet Microsoft bulking up on staff for next-gen Surface devices Wang said that a Surface tablet priced at $199 would have a disruptive impact on OEMs tablets. But one priced at $499 to $599 would have “a lotRead More

Posted On August 10, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Apple vs Samsung: Smartphones and Tablets sales revealed

Image Credit: DailyTech On Thursday Samsung’s legal team filed documents, which provide a detailed breakdown of the sales of both companies smartphones and tablets. Apple has been open about the number of devices they sold in their quarterly statement. Samsung on the other hands, has opt to only providing figures for the number of smartphones and tablets shipped with little detail on the specifics. However, these document revealed that Samsung has seen a huge increase in number of tablets sold from 262,000 in Q4-2010 to 1.4 million in Q1&Q2-2012. ThisRead More
Image Credit: Apple If you haven’t notice already, I’m a huge fan of Apple Inc. I love their products and also have a lot of admiration for the head of product design Sir Jonathan Ive. Speaking at a British Embassy event Sir Jony had this to say about the first iPhone, “There were multiple times where we nearly shelved the phone because we thought there were fundamental problems that we can’t solve.” He highlighted that one problem with an early prototype was the accidental dialling of numbers whenever it wasRead More
Digitimes is now reporting that Microsoft Surfaces tablets  is in trouble due to the design of the Surface chassis. The report claims that: Microsoft reportedly planned to adopt unibody magnesium-aluminum chassis for its Surface tablet PCs originally, but affected by chassis makers’ limited capacity, the company has instead turned to adopt a magnesium chassis and use MegVapor technology for surface treatment to allow the device to feature a similar exterior to traditional metal chassis; however, due to the method having a rather low yield rate, is has greatly affected MicrosoftRead More