Being touted as one of the biggest advancements in personal computing in many years, Google Glass is a wearable technology capable of replacing most all he function for a bulky smart phone. This technology is expected to be ready for consumers in 2014. Can’t wait.
SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co plans to unveil a smaller version of its popular Galaxy S III flagship smartphone in Europe on Thursday, the head of Samsung’s mobile business said, raising competition against Apple Inc’s new iPhone. The model will be in direct competition with the iPhone 5, which was unveiled in early September and boasts a bigger, 4in screen than its earlier models. Samsung’s original Galaxy S III, unveiled in late May, has a 4.8in screen. Strong sales of the flagship phone helped Samsung post record US$7.3bil (RM21.9bil) operating profit in the July-September quarter. “We think there’s strong demand for 4in screen models in Europe,” a Samsung spokesman cited J.K. Shin, head of its mobile business, as saying on Wednesday. There has been market speculation that Samsung would launch a stripped out, cheaper version of the Galaxy S III to win market share in the mid- to low-end smartphone segment. Read More …
LOS ANGELES, Oct 10 – A ‘deal’ with the Suning company means that the leading Chinese retailer will be able to sell Microsoft’s Surface tablets through its network of gadget stores. It looks as though the upcoming launch of Microsoft’s much-publicized Surface tablet will not be confined to the US. Chinese consumers will also be able to get their hands on the device and decide if it’s as good as an iPad or an Android device. Analysts and experts initially believed that though the Windows 8 operating system would get a worldwide roll out, Microsoft’s latest tablet would only be available to US customers, via its temporary pop-up and permanent Microsoft stores (Amazon chose a similar path with its first Kindle Fire tablet, limiting its sales to North America via its website). Read More . . .
Mykad Reader using a tablet PC will be a perfect solution to register people at events for your business. Geni Software has developed software to work with many brands of reader to read the MyKad. The software built by Geni Software is both light weight and user friendly. Below is have our Visitor Management System running on an Acer Iconia Tablet PC with Windows 7 installed. We have been testing our software on Windows 8 and thus far, we have had good results. With the release of the coming Windows Surface PC, the reality of working with a powerful computer similar to the laptop or desktop will be a reality on a tablet. Users will be able to use the favourit software like Word, Excel, Photoshop and so on with the Surface PC. Doing surveys will on the move will be easy. Our software and hardware kit for Mykad reading will take advantage of the new systems available soon. With the test that we have conducted with the Acer Iconia Tablet and MyKad Reader from Geni Software, it promises and good future for the business community to use the MyKad as a means to register clients and customers. MyKad Reader working with Tablet PC
PUTRAJAYA: The enhanced MyKad is so popular that it takes up to three months to get your hands on it. Previously, an applicant only needed to wait a day to get the new MyKad. The National Registration Department (NRD) is receiving an average of 21,000 applications daily since the introduction of the enhanced MyKad in January. Home Ministry secretary-general Tan Sri Mahmood Adam said as of March 31, the department had received 1,516,126 applications for the new card. He said the NRD had the capacity to issue about 8,000 cards a day. Read More . . .
PUTRAJAYA: The National Registration Department (NRD) has rolled out the new MyKad using the latest laser technology and security features. NRD director-general Datuk Jariah Mohd Said said the new card was being issued at NRD offices in Putrajaya and Shah Alam while its offices in other states would follow suit from Feb 15. Made of polycarbonate for strong resistance and embedded with a chip, the card also has a “ghost” image of the cardholder to curb forgery. Speaking to reporters while observing the issuance of the card at the NRD office here yesterday, she said 370 of 700 applications from the people who queued up, were processed by 10am. Jariah said the new MyKad, which adhered to international standards, would overcome the quality and durability issue raised by certain quarters. Read More . . .