Saturday, March 3, 2012

Microsoft lowered the requirements for "iron" for Windows Phone

During the event, MWC 2012, which ended this week, there was an event of greater significance than it might seem at first glance. Nokia has introduced the youngest model line of smartphones running Windows Phone.
Lumia device 610 differs from its predecessors, easier configuration, which enabled him to establish a fully democratic price - 189 euros.

Nokia Lumia 610

At the disposal of operating at 800 MHz single-core Qualcomm, which became the basis Lumia 610, is only 256 MB of RAM. Flash memory is 8 GB. Work on the Windows Phone this perilous by today's standards the hardware platform is made possible by the fact that the developer has reduced the operating requirements of the "iron." Now, the minimum configuration includes single-chip system Qualcomm 7x27A and 256 MB of RAM. More specifically, the operating system Windows Phone, according to Microsoft, could always run on 256 MB of RAM, but now this feature is "legalized" and the creation of the priolzheny available to developers.
The emulator included in the new version of Windows Phone SDK (7.1.1), will allow developers to test the installation and application performance in configurations from 256 MB of RAM. Microsoft has said that the separation of applications possible, and the inability to work for the base configuration will be minimal. Furthermore, applications that are "bad work" on a 256 MB of RAM, will receive applications in the store a special overlay Marketplace.
Incidentally, with regard to the catalog of the Marketplace, it was available in 23 countries, including China, the Baltic countries and Ukraine. According to Microsoft, this led to the expansion of the market by 60%.
Sources: Microsoft

The paper summarizes the preliminary information about the Apple iPad 3

Source has compiled all known to date details of the Apple iPad tablet 3. The picture is already too full, and to check its conformity with reality will be a few days since news output is expected on March 7.
So, the new Apple tablet will get the screen Retina Display resolution 2048 x 1536 pixels. Given the fact that the geometric dimensions of the screen is the same, this means a significant increase in image quality. By definition line image on the screen Apple iPad 3 will be little different from pictures in a glossy magazine.
It is believed that the basis of the device will be quad-core A6 made by Samsung. However, according to other sources, iPad 3 will receive the processor A5X.
Although the Taiwanese component suppliers say on the issue of options iPad 3 with 16 GB and 32 GB of flash memory, the source does not exclude output options, 64 and even 128 GB of flash memory, citing the availability of iPhone 4S variant with 64 GB. Do not restrain your imagination, the source also includes the expected configuration of the tablet port Thunderbolt.

Argued that the U.S. versions will be available with support for three iPad 4G LTE.
In size and appearance of the iPad 3 will be very similar to their predecessors. Is that the thickness will be increased by 1 mm, which is associated with a greater thickness of the new display. If you rely on the image with an invitation to the event on March 7, sent out Apple, the device lost keys Home.
Most likely, the tablet Apple iPad 3 will be completed by the operating system iOS version 5.1.iPad 3 will receive two versions - with the amount of flash memory 16, and 32 GB
As for prices, there are no data on them yet. It is hoped that in the Apple account for the increasing competition in the tablets.