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World's Cheapest And Smallest Computing Device

If you liked the Plug and boot USB Stick Computer here is something you would absolutely love - a credit-card sized, ultra-low-cost (~15GBP or 25USD), portable computing device capable of playing 1080p30 H.264 video, audio, OpenGL ES 2.0, HDMI output, USB, SD/MMC/SDIO memory card slot, 700MHz Broadcom media processor (having an ARM11 core, Broadcom GPU core, DSP core and support for Package-on-Package (PoP) RAM), 128/256 MB RAM, 100MBit Ethernet, and a number of I/O pins for a serial port and other custom expansion.

RaspberryPiBoard Video Demo

A working Raspberry Pi Beta Board video demonstration booting into OS, playing 1080p Video, audio and games while connected to a standard HDMI TV.

RaspberryPiBoard PCB Design

Samsung Says No to Android 4.0 ICS On Galaxy Devices

Samsung has announced that they won't be updating their popular Samsung Galaxy S device series to the latest Google Android 4.0 Ice-cream Sandwich, the popular Galaxy S smartphone which got sold 10 million units last year along with the 7-inch Galaxy Tab tablet won't receive the much awaited A

Google's Answer To Siri, ‘Majel’ in Works....

Apple's Siri virtual voice assistant seems to have sparked the demand for virtual butlers, tech giant Google is being reported all set to offer their own alternative to "Siri" as "Majel" named after "Majel Barrett" - the voice of the Federation Computer from Star Trek. While all the previous attempts to mimic "Siri" functionality on Android have not been very promising, codenamed project "Majel" will be an evolution to Google’s Voice Actions adding the ability to process natural language. Rumored to get released/announced publicly by end of this year this would be definitely the way to go for future of computing.

Google's Siri Alternative

Comments from senior Google executive "Amit Singhal" very much sums what Google wants to achieve with "Majel" and change the way we compute today :

New Apple iPhone 4S TV Advt. With Santa And Siri

Apple is placing high bets on it's iPhone 4S voice control utility "Siri", to highlight the feature Apple is airing a new advertisement on television showing Santa with Siri - the full advt. is available for your pleasure after the jump.

Santa And Siri

Testing for Unthethred Jailbreak For iOS 5.01 Going Well, Expect an Chritmas Gift From pod2g soon...

iOS 5.01We all are eagerly waiting for the untethered iOS 5 jailbreak, and after the initial announcement by pod2g, some very good news is coming from his end as he confirmed tested, working untethered jailbreak on Apple iPad 1 and iPhone 3GS running iOS 5.01. This basically means that his untethered jailbreak exploit is successful and after proper testing all pod2g needs to do is to package his code and release it, users can definitely expect this as an Christmas gift soon from pod2g soon.

Pwned iOS 5

Newly Released Apple iOS 5.0.1 Build With Decrypted Ramdisks Makes Legit Siri Ports Possible

Hackers are trying hard to make sure Siri gets ported to older Apple devices, interestingly helping making things easier for modding community Apple released a new build of iOS 5.01 for iPhone 4S with decrypted ramdisks leaving the underlying filesystem wide-open to be copied and researched upon. Notable iPhone hacker (from iPhone Dev Team) musclenerd tweeted this news with links to grab the new release.

Microsoft SkyDrive for iPhone and Windows Phone With 25 GB Free Cloud Storage

Skydrive For iOSSkyDrive - the Microsoft's cloud storage solution has now an native Apple iOS and Windows Phone application to allow access to user cloud-backuped files from virtually any device. With SkyDrive for the iPhone and Windows Phone user's can easily upload, access, manage and share files on the go to-and-from their SkyDrive account. Offering a generous free 25 GB online-storage this would be the best option if you re looking for a free, reliable and accessible cloud backup and access solution.

Skydrive In AppStore

Detailed features, images, video demonstration and download links after the jump.

Direct Download Links For iOS 5.1 Beta 2 IPSW Firmware Restore Files

Apple iOS 5.1 Beta 2 finally addresses the iPhone 4S battery drain issue (Batterygate), the latest iOS Beta is currently available only for Apple developers and supports iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, the iPads and the latest iPod Touches. Direct download links to these dev-files are posted after the jump.

Direct Download Links For iOS 5.1 Beta 2

Siri Ported To Older Phones Like Apple iPhone 4 And 3GS !

Siri has been the top feature in Apple iPhone 4S and is not available officially and legally on older Apple phones like iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS, hackers have been trying to get a perfect port of the technology to older devices and it seems the progress is good. In some good development on the porting front a video has not been uploaded to Youtube showing Siri working on an Apple iPhone 3GS - full video after the jump.

Siri Port

Renault R-link - The New Technology To Open Up Your Car as a Platform

Your car is about to get smarter, Renault R-Link - a tactile, integrated, connected tablet in future versions of your Renault branded cars will feature a large 18cm tactile display, steering wheel-mounted controls and speech recognition and will be powered by an integrated Android operating-system effectively opening the way to the car-as-a-platform.

R-Link aims to provide future Renault vehicles with affordable, intuitive multimedia connectivity, both with the outside world and with its users. There will be around 50 apps bundled with the device when launched initially and Renault will open an Renault app store for people to download their own apps.

Renault R-Link

Demo video after the jump.

Renault R-Link

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