• Microsoft Surface Pro 2 bridging the gap between tablet and laptop

    Posted on 30/12/2013 by | Comments Off on Microsoft Surface Pro 2 bridging the gap between tablet and laptop

    Microsoft has unveiled its new tablet recently, Microsoft Surface Pro 2 which is a timely update of a very capable device that bridges the gap between tablet and laptop. The Surface Pro 2’s design is solid and classy as is the build quality. The kick stand on the back has two positions rather than just one which makes it attractive and easier to use on your lap. The Surface Pro 2 is an improvement on the original model, especially in the much-needed area of battery life. It’s worth noting that Surface Pro 2 buyers get one year of unlimited Skype calls to landlines in over 60 countries, and free Wi-Fi at Skype hotspots worldwide. Let us have a quick look at the specifications of this tablet.

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    Display

    The Surface Pro 2’s 10.6-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) ClearType Full HD touch screen boasts vivid colors and generous viewing angles. However, it has been tweaked to deliver better color accuracy and is certainly one of the Pro 2’s better features — bright and crisp, with good viewing angles in both horizontal and vertical planes.

    Processor

    Microsoft Surface Pro 2 tablet is powered by Intel’s latest Haswell Core i5 processor, which has plenty of benefits. It boots up quickly and it had no trouble doing anything including a spot of HD gaming.

    OS

    It rides the newest Windows 8.1 operating system, which further develops the touch-focused OS based around tiles and the ability to slide screens up, down and sideways to access apps and menus. Windows 8.1 adds a number of native applications, including Health & Fitness and Food & Drink, along with a calculator, alarm and sound recorder.

    Storage

    The internal RAM storage is 4GB which can be upgraded up to 8GB while there are four options to choose as internal storage, 64GB, 128GB, 256GB and 512GB. The storage can be still expanded using microSD card. The base 64GB model costs $899 and the 128GB version costs $999 and both of these have 4GB of RAM.

    While 256GB model ($1,299) and the 512GB version ($1,799 comes with 8GB of RAM.

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    Battery
    Microsoft is reporting that both tablets have improved battery life, with the

    Surface Pro 2 now lasting 75% longer than the original Pro. Microsoft claims up to ten hours of playing videos; we actually saw 12 hours of video playback. You can get nine or ten hours of web browsing, although that depends on the sites you visit; videos, Flash and WebGL take more power than simple text pages.

    Camera

    This tablet features a front and rear 1.2-megapixel 720p LifeCams. Both cameras are angled to show a good view of your face or what you’re looking at when the Surface 2 is propped up on the kickstand.

    Connectivity

    As far as wireless connectivity goes, the Pro offers a mix of 802.11n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy. There is also USB 3.0 and mini display ports for faster data connectivity.

    Quick Look at the Specifications

    CPU: 4th generation 1.6GHz Intel Core i5
    Dimensions: 10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 in
    Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (widescreen)
    Operating system: Windows 8 Pro
    Display: 10.6in Clear Type HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution) 10-point multi- touch

    Hard Drive: 64GB-512GB System Memory: 4GB, 8GB Wireless: Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n) OS: Windows 8.1 Pro

    Camera: 2x 720p HD webcams, front and back
    Battery Life: 7-15 days idle life (Charges in 2-4 hours with included power supply) Wireless: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.0
    Ports: Full-size USB 3.0, microSD card slot, 3.5mm headphone jack, HD video out, cover port
    Camera: Two 720p HD cameras, front and rear-facing
    Audio & Video: Microphone, Stereo speakers with Dolby® sound
    Size: 275 x 173 x 14mm
    Weight: 900g
    Ports: Full-size USB 3.0, microSDXC card reader, Headset jack, Mini Display Port, Cover port
    Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer Available in Dark Titanium color
    1-year limited hardware warranty
    Price: Starts at $900 and ends up at $1,799.

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  • Parallels – Desktop Virtualization Company

    Posted on 28/12/2013 by | Comments Off on Parallels – Desktop Virtualization Company

    If you are having problems regarding cross platform solutions or if you are seeking solutions for cloud services and hosting, there is no doubt that Parallels provides you best solutions to these problems. The company was started back in 2000 and has turned into a successful company in a very short period of time. At present the company is having many offices with staff members over 900 in United States as well as in many other countries in Asia, Europe and Australia. Here we are going to tell you about the two most widely famous services provided by the company.

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    Services Offered

    The company mainly provides to services, one is cross platform solutions and the other one is Hosting and Cloud service.

    Cloud Service and Hosting

    With the help of the advanced delivery softwares, Parallels helps in the nurturing of service providers and to receive benefits from Cloud services. There are more than 9000 clients on Parallels that provide their service with the help of thousands of applications to more than 10 million small and medium sized companies in more than 130 countries. The clients and affiliates of the company consists of Connectivity service providers, Value added distributers, Web hosters, marketers as well as webpage designers.

    The company’s flagship website hosting combined with cloud solutions integration method, Application Promoting Standard (APS), is a zero cost and also wide open company standard that yields a trouble-free as well as quick way for remedies suppliers to offer you completely new applications together with cloud services, including aggregated third-party applications coupled with solutions. The APS world is comprised of hundreds of independent software vendors (ISVs) who depend upon Parallels solutions provider acquaintances as supplemental channels to attain numerous SMBs.

    Cross Platform Applications

    The cross application platforms offered by Parallels helps it to be easy as well as feasible for the clients and also their corporations of nearly all scale to pick up and operate the programs of their requirement on different different platforms. Certainly one of the solutions Desktop computers for Macintosh is an award winning along with top selling Apple Macintosh visualization software application consisting of practically 90% of entire market stocks. The item had been delivered to greater than 4 million clients all across the globe. The program really helps to maximize businesses, enterprises combined with consumers to operate Macintosh and also Windows programs simultaneously side-by-side on the Mac without the need of reboot.
    Parallels in fact believes in “Bring Your Own Personal Device” opportunity services that comprises of company’s administration suite for SCCM (Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager), which is efficient at creating an extensive as well as a wide-ranging multiple platform software program which could cope with both the Personal computers and Mac quite easily. Moreover, Parallels is furthermore taking into consideration including Android as well as iOS assistance to its management suite in order to empower IT and also CIO specialists so they are able to conveniently handle Macs, PCs, iPads, Android as well as iOS gadgets with the aid of just one infrastructural control system.
    With an extraordinary feature set that doesn’t monopolize your pc, impeccable Mac-to-Windows integration, practically inexhaustible compatibility along with splendid customer service, Parallels Desktop 9 for Macintosh knocks out the opponents away. No matter whether you’re transforming from the Computer to a Macintosh or simply you just need access to Windows-specific methods, Parallels will certainly serve you exceptionally well.

    In coming posts we would be detailing the parallels desktop 9. In the meantime you can get detailed information about parallels here

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