Thursday, 25 October 2012

Microsoft Windows 8 launched

NEW YORK: Microsoft said on Thursday its "reimagined" Windows 8 will launch Friday in 37 languages and 140 worldwide markets, as the tech giant unveiled the new version of its computer operating system. 

"We have reimagined Windows and the result is a stunning lineup of new PCs," said Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer in announcing the new system of Windows designed to help the transition to growing mobile Internet use. 

At an event, Steven Sinofsky, president of Microsoft's Windows division announced the ability of Windows users to upgrade to Windows 8 online and in the store. The updates start at $39.99 for consumers. 
Sinofsky claims that Windows 8 has a better battery life, , faster boot time, smaller memory footprint, strong work with partners, and compatibility with Windows 7hardware and software. 
"Windows 8 is designed to work with mouse and keyboard, as well as touch. That's the big selling point of the new OS," he said. "The potential market for Windows is the largest of any platform," he added. 
"You will see fully capable PCs for Windows 8 for under $300," Sinofsky said. 
The software giant has gambled by changing long familiar user interface features to make Windows 8 compatible with trends toward keeping programs and data in the Internet "cloud" and relying on mobile gadgets at work and at home

Monday, 12 December 2011

10 Tips And Tricks For Better Google+ Brand Pages

10 Tips And Tricks For Better Google+ Brand Pages

Start Using Your Own Brand Page

Once the brand page is created, go to your Google+ profile to access it. The home page of your profile displays your name and profile pic.
Tricks For Better Google+ Brand Pages
There is a drop down menu below this. Click on this menu and access your page.

Add Your Followers to Your Circles

person cannot be added to the circles of your brand page if your page has not been added to his circles.
Google+ Brand Pages
If you want to see the people who have added you, go to ‘Circles’. Click “People who’ve added you”. These people can now be added to specific circles.

Thursday, 13 October 2011

Google+ Youtube Connection

Have you ever wanted to go to Youtube, and see a list of videos people have shared with you on Google+?  Well, Google just rolled out this capability.  It’s very simple to set up.  All you need to do is go to your YouTube settings, and connect your Google+ account to your account on Youtube.  Once this is done, all newvideos that are shared with you on Google+ will appear on your Youtube homepage, as sort of a stream under “Recommend Videos”.  It is important to note that initially after adding your account to Youtube, videos may not appear for a while until new videos are shared with you.  Here is a look at the new homepage setup:

Saturday, 13 August 2011

Top Scientists and Science Writers To Follow In Google Plus

Top Scientists and Science Writers To Follow In Google Plus
+Philip Plait Astronomer
+PZ Myers Biologist
+Maggie Koerth-Baker Science editor
+Fraser Cain Publisher Of University today
+Nikolay Koldunov Arctic Oceanography
+Sean Carroll Physicist at Caltech. Master of time and space.
+Adrian West Astronomer
+Pamela Gay Astronomer
+Nicole Gugliucci Noisy astronomer
+Emily Lakdawalla Planetary Society blogger, space writer
+John Baez Mathematician and physicist
+Joerg Heber 
Physicist,Science writer
+Rebecca Watson Skepchick
+Gail Barnes Physicist
+Brad Snowder Astroholic
+Diogo Melo 
Physicist, Writer,  Philosopher
+Andrew Jones Editor at Black Gate magazine
+Ian O'Neill Space Producer for Discovery News
+Ray Sanders Sci-Fi geek, astronomer

Monday, 8 August 2011

Google+ iPhone app v

 a new version of our Google+ iPhone app (v will be rolling out in the Appstore over the next few hours. Get it hot off the presses from: 

The latest and greatest updates to the Google+ iOS app, including support for iPod Touch & iPad, better +mention support, hide 1:1 Huddles, and much more!

What's New in Version
- Huddle settings
- Aggregated circle add notifications
- iPod touch & iPad support
- Performance and stability improvements

The app takes a few hours to roll out. So if you are having issues, check the version number (go to Homescreen, tap on gears icon) and ensure it is v1.0.2.1966.