Cisco Cius – “Enterprise Grade Tablet”

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Gotta admit, it looks cool...whatever you do, watch the video. It kinda rocks too. Cisco Cius - Pure Enterprise Grade "The growing number of mobile workers has made mobility business-critical. The Cisco Cius tablet enables the most portable, powerful, and secure computing, communications, and collaboration experience for a device of its kind. The Cisco Cius tablet: ● Extends the power of participation to everyone, liberating users from the confines of geographic and organizational boundaries ● Delivers the enterprise-class mobility, security, and manageability required by IT organizations ● Fosters a new way of working with a new class of collaborative applications created by Cisco and our partners The Cisco Cius tablet changes the rules of engagement for users, IT, and developers. And it is part of a complete solution that only…
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Will Android “Ice Cream Sandwich” Transform Your Phone Into A Game Console?

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Maybe... depends on your phone's hardware, but it may be possible! Ice Cream Sandwich supports USB game controllers and HDMI, turns your phone into full game console "Take that, Xperia Play. USB gamepads are already supported in Honeycomb, so we had plenty of hope that Android 4.0 -- also lovingly referred to as Ice Cream Sandwich -- would offer the same functionality. We finally have the answer, and it's a resounding yes, courtesy of Google framework engineer Romain Guy's Twitter account. The cool part, though, is that HDMI's playing nice as well. In short, you could hook up an external gamepad to a USB-to-microUSB adapter on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, connect it to your TV and transform your handset into a fancy portable gaming console. It's definitely something we can…
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Here’s the “Skinny” on “Ice Cream Sandwich!”

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Of course, if you eat too many ice cream sandwiches, you won't be skinny... but, you get the idea! Here's what GigaOm has to say as an introduction to the new Android version (4.0.) Ice Cream Sandwich: What you need to know about Android 4.0 "At a Hong Kong press event to unveil the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone, Google finally shared details of Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), the next version of Android. ICS is meant to clean up the user interface found in Honeycomb, the current platform for Android tablets, and unify the platform for both smartphones and slates. Based on the presentation I saw from Google representatives, the company appears to have done an admirable job on both counts. The user interface is more consistent with left and right…
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7% of US Internet Traffic is From Hand Held Devices

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I suspect this number will continue to climb! Hand held devices are a large part of the "Post-PC" era everyone has been talking about lately! Nearly 7 percent of U.S. traffic comes from handheld devices "With more consumers breaking out smartphones and tablets to browse through the Web, the percentage of U.S. traffic that's attributed to handheld devices is on the rise. According to a new report from comScore, non-computer U.S. traffic has increased to nearly seven percent over August 2011. This type of traffic is mostly attributed to smartphones as well as tablets and other handheld devices. It does not include desktop computers or personal notebooks. Smartphones made up about 64 percent of non-computer U.S. traffic and tablets made up about 28 percent of that segment. Apple iOS devices…
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Meego OS is now Tizen OS

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Tizen is a new OS for hand held devices. It is a specialized version of Linux. Intel Merges MeeGo Into Open Source Tizen Platform "Intel rebrands the MeeGo operating system as Tizen and will work with the Linux Foundation and Samsung on development. Chipmaker Intel announced it has joined the Linux Foundation and the LiMo Foundation in support of Tizen, a Linux-based, open-source software platform for multiple device categories, including mobile handsets, netbooks and tablets. The standards-based Tizen project will be hosted at the Linux Foundation and offer an operating system and a flexible standards-based HTML5 and Wholesale Applications Community Web development environment within which device-independent apps can be produced. The initial release of Tizen is expected in the first quarter of 2012, enabling the first devices in the market…
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