Square Wallet has been updated with the changes, while its application for merchants has got Passbook integration
Huawei says that the device has a “long lasting battery”. The battery is 1500mah which is standard for smartphoneof this category. Ascend 330 also features BBC iPlayer and The Sims so ready to use.
The GoNote caught my attention as it has Ice Cream Sandwich and a whole load of connectivity options including USB ports and Ethernet. The screen is resistive though so don’t expect much gaming action with this.
Spec wise the GoNote offers the following:
ARM Rockchip RK2918 CPU – 1.2GHz
1GB RAM / 8GB Onboard Storage
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Android® 4 Operating System
802.11 b/g/n high speed wireless
RJ45 Ethernet ‘cable’ Broadband Input
10 inch diagonal display 1024 x 600 pixel resolution Full Colour LED Backlit Screen
2 finger Resistive Touchscreen Technology
QWERTY Keyboard & Function
Mouse Touchpad L&R Mouse Button inputs
Supports Resistive Stylus input (stylus not included)
Video – Play Full 1080p HD Movies
Output Video to your TV/Monitor via HDMI (cable not included)
VGA Front Camera- for Hangouts and Skype video calls
4 x USB 2.0 Ports – high-speed file transfer
Mini HDMI v1.3 Port – output HD videos to your TV
Micro SD Card Slot – expand your storage (max 32GB)
3.5mm Audio Port – play music to earphones or speakers
3.5mm Mic Input- use a microphone to record Audio
Dimensions (WxDxH) 172 x 247 x 24 mm
Weight 970 g
I wouldn’t expect much from this, but if you want a cheap laptop style device for leaving round the house this could be for you, with WiFi you would get push emails etc. With the connectivity options you could use this for watching TV or Films around the house. Either way it is quite a bargain, as long as you approach it with an open mind.
Hackers steal $150,000 on US Thanks giving day.
US Thanksgiving holiday was great for Hackers as they attacked a local school Wisconsin and accessed a direct deposit system thus stealing $150,000 kept for teachers.
Chppewa Herald reported that the concerned AnchorBank, based in Madison alerted the Administrators of Stanley Boyd school of Wisconsin about the attack
Hackers ,hacked the direct deposit file and replaced employee bank account with their accounts.
The school has approached FBI, which is investigating the matter.
Microsoft is offering the Surface tablet with Windows 8 for $899 (£560).Against the normal states whereby PC sales gets boost after Microsoft latest release this time it has gone other way around.
Microsoft has announced to release Windows Phone 7.8 update early next year for current Windows Phone 7.5 devices. Also Microsoft has plans to launch new devices running on Windows Phone 7.8.
It is interesting that why is Microsoft gambling on releasing Windows Phone 7.8 after much success of its latest Windows 8 phone.The answer is simple to increase its volume of sales and to bring more Windows Phones to more people. Another reason is to fight on front foot with its arch rivals Google’s Android and Apple’s IOS.