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#Computerworld: #Microsoft has lost $1.7 billion on #Surface thus far #MS #Tech

7 Aug

Microsoft continued to lose money on its Surface tablets throughout its just-concluded 2014 fiscal year, adding hundreds of millions of dollars in red ink and boosting total losses to $1.7 billion since the device’s 2012 launch.”

Computerworld does the math and the conclusion is that Microsoft has lost 1.7 billion $ since Surface’s launch in 2012.
Read more here: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9250144/Surface_damage_mounts_at_Microsoft_as_red_ink_reaches_1.7B?taxonomyId=241&pageNumber=1

Report: 95% of Windows Phones Are Made by Microsoft/Nokia #tech #ms #microsoft #windowsphone #nokia

3 Aug


#WIRED: Police to replace ads with warnings on piracy sites #piracy #filesharing

29 Jul

“The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has started to replace advertising on copyright infringing websites with official warnings telling the user that the site is under criminal investigation.”

Read more over at WIRED: http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2014-07/28/pipcu-piracy-ads

The Next Web: “How to shoot, edit and publish videos from your Android smartphone #android #video #filming

27 Jul

“Without meaning to stray to far into truism territory, the core raison d’être of smartphones is that they are designed for many tasks. In a single, compact device you have a mobile phone, digital camera, PC, MP3 player, video player, travel guide, supermarket and any other service you can think of that works online.

Yes, your smartphone is a jack of all trades. But is it a master of any?

Dedicated point-and-shoot digital cameras and lower-end camcorders are surely facing a slow road to extinction, with many modern phones capable of shooting ridiculously high-quality photos and videos. But can your phone really do it all, from start to finish, without connecting up to your PC? Well of course it can.

Here, we take a look at some of the tools and techniques beginners can use to shoot, edit and upload videos from their Android smartphone.

Continue reading: http://thenextweb.com/creativity/2014/07/27/shoot-edit-upload-movie-android-smartphone/

Tech: Microsoft sparkar 18000 arbetare #MS #Microsoft #Nokia

17 Jul

Microsoft sparkar inte mindre än 18000 arbetare. Hårdast drabbad blir mobiltelefondivisionen där hela 12 500 kommer att mista jobbet.

Det innebär att Nokia, som Microsoft nyligen köpte kommer att drabbas hårt.

Tech and Gadgets: Learn to fly 3D – Loops, Rolls & Flips

17 Jul


“This is my first tutorial on flying RC helicopters. Please can people leave some feedback in the comments bellow, also let me know what tricks to do next. I didn’t really have much to explain about these tricks because they are fairly simple. With these tricks it’s more the nerves that are the limiting factor, and not the skill level. I’m sure a lot of people have tried these tricks on a simulator, but doing it for real, for the first time is scary.”

Nu sänks priserna för roaming inom EU

30 Jun

Kvinna som är uppkopplad på semestern

Lagom till sommarsemestern kommer här en glad nyhet för dig som tänkt semestra i Europa.
Från och med imorgon kommer det bli billigare att ringa, SMSa och surfa utomlands.

Förra året sänkte EU-kommisionen taket för mobilanvändning utomlands, sk. roaming.
Då sänktes priserna för att surfa ordentligt, och imorgon är det dags för en ny sänkning.

Här nedan ser du en jämförelse hur priset har sjunkit under de senaste åren

  1 Juli 2012 1 Juli 2013 1 Juli 2014
Ringa ett samtal (pris per minut) €0.29 €0.24 €0.19
Ta emot ett samtal (pris per minut) €0.08 €0.07 €0.05
Skicka SMS €0.09 €0.08 €0.06
Surfa (pris per MB*) €0.70 €0.45 €0.20

*Du blir debiterad per KB, om inget annat anges

Som du ser så har priset sjunkit de senaste två åren. Nu kan du t.ex surfa dubbelt så mycket jämfört med 2012.

Observera att detta är vägledande maxpriser och att din operatör kan ha en lägre prisplan än ovan.

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