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Motorola Vs. Apple: Battle is On!

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As soon as new technology is introduced in the smart phones, sales war starts among the competitive companies. Now is the time for online sellout for Motorola’s Droid X. Although the companies do not reveal their actual sales data, the Droid X seems to be sold out in advance on internet sales and soon it will be short.

Droid’s Sale

Droid X and iPhone

According to research, the Verizon version of Google’s smart phone is doing great sale and in short supply at Verizon stores. Soon it is will be the same with retailers. So everyone wants change, other than Apple’s I-phone, whose sale is now reduced due to its reception difficulty. Verizon also promoted the Droid a lot, which is offered by other carriers too. Droid has not very quick sale now and it is unfamiliar to many but it is said to the potential to catch the sales of Apple’s iPhone.

Droid’s Advantage

The droid promoters say that apple is only at the top for its sales not for its usability. According to them Droid is more user friendly than Apple in many applications. In Droid the users are being able to create their own applications without having to submit them to Apple. It has multiple carriers, including AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile.

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You Tube Instant – An Inspiration from Google Instant!

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Feross Aboukhadijeh”, who is from Sacramento, California, a 19 year old, talented, student currently at the Stanford University, ended up getting a job request at “YouTube” out of youthful ambition and technical bluster and a bit of luck.

As he tested out “Google Instant”, Google’s new predictive search feature. He was impressed by the feature’s debut, but more inspired.

Feross and Chad

History of Youtube Instant:

“I bet you I can build ‘YouTube Instant’ in an hour”, he said to his roommate, his roommate took him up on the bet and something that started off as a naïve challenge ended up in the birth of YouTube Instant, which was an instant hit!

Youtube Instant Use:

“YouTube Instant” lets people search videos, from a gargantuan YouTube database, in real-time! It lets people type in what they’re looking for, and the engine guesses what that video is.

He spent some more time, the next day, whipping the user interface into shape, and posted his work to his Facebook page, before going to bed that day.

After The New Creation:

The next day the world went wild over his innovation. “When I woke up Friday morning there was craziness,” he said. He found countless emails and messages congratulating him, and a plethora of interview requests, the most notable one being from “Chad Hurley”, the CEO of YouTube, he posted his job offer on Twitter. Feross didn’t believe it at first, and asked if the job offer was on a serious note, but Hurley then sent an e-mail to him to set up a meeting at YouTube’s San Bruno, California, headquarters. The server was flooded by web traffic! Read the full story

gScreen 17 inch Dual Screen Laptop

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gScreen’s 17 inch dual screen laptop is called Spacebook. It is the first notebook that has two slideable screens, and it also has a full keyboard. When the news for its announcement was revealed it was of approx. 15.4 inch screen and was expected to be rolled out at the end of 2009. But now it is delayed and the reason is that the company is now altering its 15inch screen and replacing it with two 17.3 inch screens.  But when we look at specification this laptop is very efficient in performance, the specifications are here for you.


1. Screen: Dual 17.3 inch LED-backlit display screen

2. Processor: Intel Core i7-620M 4M with 2.66GHz.

30 Failed Predictions About Future of Technology

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If I will do this, then this will happen, and if i do this differently then that may happen. Yes, it is what we all keep doing. We all try to define our future steps by planning things and then thinking that this will happen in the end. But what we lack is we see things with our strength and ability. We forget that some people posses ‘can do attitude’ and once they decide to do something, they continue working on it until they get success.

future of technology

Same is true in technology world as well. Many people from technology world has been predicting, but most of the predictions were cause of a laugh when that time came and prediction turned false. Following is a list of 30 best predictions which never came true. Lets know about them.

highspeedrail1.  High speed Rails

Dr Dionysys Larder (1793-1859) predicted that

“Rail travel at high speed is not possible because passengers, unable to breathe, would die of asphyxia”.

Dr Dionysys was a professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy at University College London.

steam-ship2.  Making of a Ship against Wind

When Napoleon Bonaparte was told of rober Fulton’s steamboat in 1800, his statement was

“How, sir, would you make a ship sail against the wind and currents by lighting a bonfire under her deck? I pray you, excuse me, I have not the time to listen to such nonsense.”

3.  Railroads is a bad system

Martin Van Buren, Governor of New York, in 1830 wrote to the president that

“Dear Mr. President: The canal system of this country is being threatened by a new form of transportation known as ‘railroads’ … As you may well know, Mr. President, ‘railroad’ carriages are pulled at the enormous speed of 15 miles per hour by ‘engines’ which, in addition to endangering life and limb of passengers, roar and snort their way through the countryside, setting fire to crops, scaring the livestock and frightening women and children. The Almighty certainly never intended that people should travel at such breakneck speed”.

telephone4.  Telephone has Shortcomings

It was printed in a memo at Western Union in 1878 ( or may be 1876) that

“This ‘telephone’ has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us”.

electric-light-bulb_web5.  Electric Light will Close as well

Oxford professor Erasmus Wilson predicted that

“When the Paris Exhibition [of 1878] closes, electric light will close with it and no more will be heard of it”.

Today, we can’t expect life without electricity.

6.  British Post don’t Need Telephone

It seems British were not believing on fast communications. In 1878, British Post Office gave a statement that

“The Americans have need of the telephone, but we do not. We have plenty of messenger boys”.

How backward thought they were having.

Left_Shoulder_Xray 7.  X-rays will be nothing but a Hoax

In 1883, the president of Royal Society Mr Lord Kevin stated that

“X-rays will prove to be a hoax”.

8.  Alternating Current – A waste of time

Thomas Edison was an American inventor. In 1889 he commented that

“Fooling around with alternating current is just a waste of time. Nobody will use it, ever”.

Edison was fond of passing ridiculous arguments against his competitor George Westinghouse for AC power.

airline-flight 9.  Impossible Flight of Machines Heavier than Air

“Flight by machines heavier than air is unpractical and insignificant, if not utterly impossible.”

This was predicted by Simon Newcomb. The prediction turned false when The Wright Brothers flew at Kitty hawk 18 months later.

10.  Very Poor Energy by an Atom

Ernest Rutherford predicted that

“The energy produced by the breaking down of the atom is a very poor kind of thing”.

He gave his statement just after splitting the atom for the first time. He further stated that

“Anyone who expects a source of power from the transformation of these atoms is talking moonshine.”

11.  Submarine will do Nothing

HG Wells was a British novelist. In 1901, he stated that

“I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea”.

Wish he was still alive to see how submarines are playing a role in defense of a country.

12. Automobile will Never Replace Horsehorsecart

We can see how automobile has replaced horses. But in 1903, the president of Michigan Savings Bank advised Henry Ford’s lawyer not to invest in Ford Motor Co. According to him,

“The horse is here to stay but the automobile is only a novelty – a fad”.

This means he was not trusting on mechanical engineering at all.

13.  Transmitting voice across the Atlantic

In 1913, Lee DeForest sold the stock of his Radio Telephone Company by making a prediction that

“It would be possible to transmit the human voice across the Atlantic before many years”.

14.  People want to see flesh and blood

In 1916, Charlie Chaplin, the actor, producer, director and studio founder, stated that

“The cinema is little more than a fad. It’s canned drama. What audiences really want to see is flesh and blood on the stage”.

It has been proved that audience is more interested towards love stories

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