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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Top 5 Best Laptops (Video) *Design, performance, price review*

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Apple MacBook Pro


Top 5 Best Laptops

The editors of CNET have named their latest Top 5 Best Laptops. These picks are across all types of laptops considering design, performance, and price. As the editors noted, the laptops range from ultrapowerful to ultraportable. Molly Wood, CNET Executive Editor, reviews in the video below.
#5 HP Pavillion dm1 netbook, great battery life, AMD Fusion APU, less than $500
#4 HP Envy 17 ultrapowerful, sleek design, great display and audio, high-end power and performance
#3 Apple MacBook Air 11", ultraportable, light, thin, flash drive instant off/on, impressive battery life
#2 Toshiba Portege R705 close to a perfect balance of design, price, performance in Windows laptop
#1 Apple MacBook Pro any size, 15" is CNET Editors' Choice

CNET Top 5: Best Laptops Laptops are red-hot these days, from ultrapowerful to ultraportable. There's a lot of love out there, which makes deciding on just one a tough pick. Molly Wood helps you out with five you have to consider, according to CNET's editors as of March 2011.



About Apple Inc.

Apple's Mission Statement and as described in press releases, "Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork, and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and has recently introduced its magical iPad which is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices."


About Hewlettt-Packard

HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world's largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP is available at http://www.hp.com/.


About Toshiba

Toshiba, a world leader in high technology, is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products, spanning information & communications equipment and systems, Internet-based solutions and services, electronic components and materials, power systems, industrial and social infrastructure systems, and household appliances. Under its mid term business plan, Toshiba is working for enhanced recognition as a highly profitable group of companies, active in both high growth and stable growth businesses.

 
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Saturday, March 26, 2011

Apple iPad 2 vs. Motorola Xoom (Video) "iOS vs. Android Tablet PC: features & performance review"

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Motorola Xoom vs. Apple iPad 2


Apple iPad 2 vs. Motorola Xoom

Apple iPad 2 and Motorola Xoom are the top contenders in the growing Tablet PC market. Which is best? What are the strengths and weaknesses of each? CNET gives their answers in the video below. Each category was graded by 3 reviewers and a maximum score of 5 was given to each device in each category.
=> Design iPad 4.7 vs. Xoom 3.7
=> Controls and Interface iPad 5.0 vs. Xoom 3.3
=> Features and Performance iPad 4.7 vs. Xoom 3.7
=> Web Browsing and Multimedia iPad 3.7 vs. Xoom 4.0
=> Value iPad 4.3 vs. Xoom 3.3
=> The Winner by Average Score iPad 4.5 vs. Xoom 3.6
Brian Tong: "Both of these products are amazing products, but it is the iPad 2 that prevailed with its ecosystem and plethora of apps that can transform what a tablet can do."

Prizefight: Motorola Xoom vs. Apple iPad 2 It's an epic battle between the titans of tablet. Motorola vs. Apple. Android vs. iOS. Which tablet will be crowned king of the prizefight ring?



About Apple Inc.

Apple's Mission Statement and as described in press releases, "Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork, and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and has recently introduced its magical iPad which is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices."


About Motorola Mobility

Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) fuses innovative technology with human insights to create experience that simplify, connect and enrich people's lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. For more information, visit motorola.com/mobility.


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Sunday, March 20, 2011

Google Top USA Video Content Provider in February 2011 (Chart) *Microsoft a distant second*

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USA Top 10 Video Content Properties in February 2011


Google Leads in Video Unique Viewers

com.Score is reporting that for February 2011, Google is the top online video content property in the USA. Google's dominating 141 million unique viewers is primarily due to YouTube. Microsoft is a distant second with 49 million unique viewers. Yahoo, Facebook, VEVO, and Viacom are next in the 45-46 million range. After that is AOL (39 million), Turner and Hulu (27 million each), and NBC Universal (24 million).

The Top 10 video content listed by com.Score is free content. For subscription content, Apple and Netflix are among the top players. Google has started offering One Pass, which is a subscription service. Analysis could go further by length of video, with movie subscriptions being longer content than free music videos short content.



USA Top 10 Video Content Properties by Unique Viewers




com.Score Releases February 2011 U.S. Online Video Rankings

Microsoft Sites Jumps to Second Place in Video Content Ranking
RESTON, VA, March 17, 2011 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore Video Metrix service showing that 170 million U.S. Internet users watched online video content in February for an average of 13.6 hours per viewer. The total U.S. Internet audience engaged in more than 5.0 billion viewing sessions during the course of the month.
Top 10 Video Content Properties by Unique Viewers
Google Sites, driven primarily by video viewing at YouTube.com, ranked as the top online video content property in February with 141.1 million unique viewers. Microsoft Sites captured the #2 ranking (up from #7) with 48.8 million viewers, followed by Yahoo! Sites with 46.7 million viewers. Facebook.com came in fourth with nearly 46.7 million viewers, while VEVO ranked fifth with 45.9 million viewers. Google Sites had the highest number of viewing sessions with 1.8 billion, and average time spent per viewer at 262 minutes, or 4.4 hours.


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*Data courtesy of com.Score*
comScore, Inc. - "Measuring the Digital World"

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