Author: Mayank

Samsung starts Selling 110-Inch Ultra-HD TV for $150,000

 Samsung promised at CES in January that it would deliver a 110-inch UHDTV this year to its already available giant 85-inch model and with just a couple of days left to spare here it is. Samsung says a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolution of standard high-definition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea. The launch of the giant television set reflects global TV makers’ move toward ultra HD TVs as manufacturing bigger TVs using OLED proves too costly. Last year, Samsung and rival LG Electronics touted OLED as the future of TV but...

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Day 5 gift from Apple’s “12 Days of Gift” : Home alone

Apple’s free gift app “12 Days of Gift” reaches its fifth day. Apple through its app offers a free gift everyday, It may be app, book , music or movie. And today apple is offering famous 1990 Movie “Home Alone”. Movie description from Wikipedia : Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, an eight-year-old boy who is mistakenly left behind when his family flies to Paris for their Christmas vacation. Kevin initially relishes being home alone, but...

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Revealed : How Google Maps calculate ETA

Most of the navigation apps offers a great feature, Estimated time of Arrival. Some apps are good, some bad, but what Google Maps offers nobody does. Google estimates your ETA and as is often the case when it comes to anything involving crunching large amounts of data with numerous variables, Google is better than most. The exact algorithm Google uses to estimate ETA is still a mystery to the outside world, but now a former Google engineer recently gave a good general explanation of how Google Maps calculates your ETA. Former Google engineer Richard Russell wrote on Quora :...

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Tim cook earns $4.25 Million , performance bonus reduced

Tim Cook was paid $4.25 million in 2013, according to a regulatory filing reported by Apple on Friday. This figure broke down as $1.4 million in salary, and a further bonus bonus of $2.8 million. Cook’s other compensation included $52,721 in company contributions to his 401(k) account, life insurance premiums, and vacation cash-out. Cook gave up around 7,100 shares tied to an annual performance-dependent reward, based on Apple shareholder returns between August 24, 2012 and August 25, 2013. Apple’s stock lost a quarter of its value during that one year period — although the company did finish the year strongly. Cook’s compensation is pretty much in line with the $4.2 million he earned in 2012 — although down massively from what he made in 2011, when he took over running Apple. That year, Apple’s board gave Cook a sign-on grant of 1 million Apple shares with his total compensation coming to $378...

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Apple’s iOS outsells Android this Christmas, sold more than 5 times

This Christmas was very special for Apple inc. iOS devices, as they were sold 5 times more than Android powered devices in US on Christmas Day, disclosed IBM. IBM shared the online shopping trends of December 25,2013 in US via its IBM analysis benchmark. IBM in a press release said iOS vs. Android: As a percentage of total online sales, iOS was more than five times higher than Android, driving 23 percent vs. 4.6 percent for Android. On average, iOS users spent $93.94 per order, nearly twice that of Android users, who spent $48.10 per order. iOS also led...

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