Create your own whatsapp-like chat service using open source software.

Create your own whatsapp-like chat service using open source software.

If you are tin-foil hat wearing person who looked at the acquisition of whatsapp by facebook with disdain and anger and wondered how easy or hard it is to setup your own chat service then I have just what the doctor ordered. Before you embark on your journey of rebellion you have to be warned of the perils of high technology and pits of despair while testing but stand firm pilgrim. First off you ... Read more

IBM's Sequoia has come out on top on the list of the world's fastest supercomputers for the US.

The newly installed system trumped Japan's K Computer made by Fujitsu which fell to second place, the BBC reported.It is the first time the US can claim pole position since it was beaten by China two years ago.

David Turek, vice president of deep computing at the firm, told the BBC his company had been preparing to retake the top spot for two years. Substantial planning went into this. We knew the day would come,” he said.

Sequoia is 1.55 times faster than the Fujitsu model, and uses over 1.5 million processors.

The Top500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers is released every six months and compiled by Hans Meuer of the University of Mannheim in Germany, Erich Strohmaier and Horst Simon of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Jack Dongarra of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. The latest list was released Monday at the 2012 International Supercomputer Conference in Hamburg, Germany. Read More

Sequoia is located at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif. It was installed there in 2011 and will be fully deployed in 2012 for work on behalf of the National Nuclear Security Administration. The supercomputer was created for use by the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), which was established by Congress in 2000 to manage the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile and prevent nuclear proliferation, among other responsibilities.


China and Germany both have two supercomputers, while Japan, France and Italy have one.But IBM proved to be the leading manufacturer claiming five out of the top 10 spots.

LG launches gold and leather Urbane Luxe smartwatch.

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LG launches gold and leather Urbane Luxe smartwatch.

LG's Watch Urbane so far one of the top Android Wear watches that was unveiled at end of the August/2015. The alligator leather strap and 23-karat gold elements bump up the bragging rights and price -- the 500 limited-edition wearables will retail for around $1,200 come late October. Some of the exciting features of LG smartpiece... Read more

Hisense unveils 40inch cheapest 4K TV at only $692

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Hisense unveils 40inch cheapest 4K TV at only $692

Hisense has started price wars with their cheapest 4K TV known as LTDN40K321UWTSEU that will cost you only $692 USD. With the K321 series experience TV like never before in glorious Ultra HD 4K resolution. With 4 times the detail of Full HD see every detail with stunningly realistic picture quality and beautifully natural motion.Backed by the power of a quad core processor, powerful TruSurround Audio, futureproof 4K technologies (including HDMI ... Read more

Toshiba to manufacture a 128TB SSD by 2018 and 40TB HDD by 2020

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Toshiba to manufacture a 128TB SSD by 2018 and 40TB HDD by 2020

This month a major milestone was reached in the world of solid-state storage. For the first time, the capacity of an SSD was greater than that offered by a hard drive. The biggest hard drives on the market today are 10TB, but Samsung has achieved a 16TB SSD. According to Toshiba, that storage divide is going to grow massively over the next 5 years. The 16TB SSD is a significant achievement not only because of the huge storage capacity, but becau... Read more

Samsung’s New Wireless Audio 360 Speakers – for a hassle-free and intuitive user experience

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Samsung’s New Wireless Audio 360 Speakers – for a hassle-free and intuitive user experience

Samsung Electronics has announced series of products ahead of IFA 2015, this time they unveiled its Wireless Audio 360 speaker range known as R5, R3 and R1 models. The Omni-directional shaped speakers feature a new built-in tap-and-swipe user interface and an improved Multiroom app for customers’ smartphones, tablets and smartwatches... Read more