17 March, 2012

Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Taking a moment of technological event Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012, Microsoft released a version of "Consumer Preview" of the newest operating system, Windows 8.

"This is an even better Windows than Windows 7," said Steven Sinofsky, the head of Microsoft's Windows division, while showing off Windows 8 in the MWC event held in Barcelona, ​​Spain.

Windows 7 is Microsoft's operating system which has the fastest-selling record, sold over 525 million units in less than three years.

However, Microsoft has been left behind in a race conscious mobile computing than Apple, Google, and Amazon.com. Microsoft Windows 8 be the answer in the catch.

"It's very fast and flowing in navigating this interface," said Sinofsky, as demonstrated Windows 8 on the tablet and ultrabook.

Windows 8 Consumer Preview or can we call a beta version of Windows 8 can be used by the public free of charge until the final version is available.

However, because it is still testing, Microsoft does not guarantee any programs or computational processes can be run well.

To use it, please download first the installer file from this page, http://preview.windows.com/.

Windows 8 Consumer Preview, by Stefen Sinofsky, brought more than 100,000 changes or improvements over version of the Developer Preview.

Microsoft previously released a Developer Preview version of Windows 8 at the end of 2011 last year and has been downloaded more than three million times.

Microsoft called Windows 8 as the most significant redesign of the Windows interface, since they present a Windows 95.

The emphasis of the new design is at the interface of Windows 8 "Metro style" which refers to the interface used in current Windows Phone platform.

For the first time, the famous Windows "Start" is not used anymore and will be replaced by a menu-based panel sliding (sliding panel-based menu).

In Windows 8, Microsoft is trying to combine the look and experience of the use of smartphones, tablet, and desktop computers.

This is a similar approach made a major competitor Microsoft, Apple and Google.

Unlike previous Windows versions that support only the x86 processor architecture, Windows 8 also supports the ARM chip that is widely used in tablet devices generally.

Users of Windows 8 will be a lot using the shear (sliding) to access the menus or applications.

However, Microsoft will still use the traditional Windows layout (by combining with sliding method) for the convenience of users in using applications, such as Word and Excel.

Windows Store

For the first time, Windows 8 will be completed store application "Windows Store" which provides a wide range of applications.

Store in Windows, users can download and try applications as well as gaining access to cloud storage (cloud storage) with the ability to move content on a variety of devices including mobile phones Windows Phone.

Windows Store has a wide range of applications and games, one of which has been known is the Cut the Rope.

Users need to login to the Microsoft account to download the application, all of which are free during this trial.

TautanWindows 8 Consumer Preview also includes a beta version of Microsoft's latest browser, Internet Explorer 10.

Windows 8 has been found in email applications, calendaring and messaging, but there is no appearance of Office programs.

Sinofsky said earlier this March that the Office will be included in Windows 8 for tablet with ARM processor.


Lumia Tab will be launch at end of this year

Having collaborated in producing Lumia smartphoTautanne, Nokia and Microsoft back to duet. This time, in making the inaugural Nokia tablet running Windows 8.

Nokia Windows 8 Tablet rumored to be released in June 2012. However, based on recent news, this schedule must retreat, as soon as later this year (quarter IV-2012).

As quoted by Digitimes, the tablet made ​​by Nokia, which will use a 10-inch screen.

Because it uses Windows 8, Nokia will use a dual core ARM processor made ​​by Qualcomm in the tablet. Microsoft is only providing one version, Windows 8 ARM edition, for use on a tablet device.

The use of Windows 8 Microsoft is certainly very beneficial. By relying on this Nokia tablet, Microsoft is ready to compete in the mobile business with Apple (IOS) and Google (Android).

For manufacturing, Nokia will appoint Compal Electronics. Even for the first phase, Nokia is rumored to be producing 200,000 units of Windows 8 tablet.

FBI Ask Google to Unlock Password Android Phone

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) request Google to unlock password in Android phones. Because the American intelligence agency wants to dismantle prostitution involving Android phone.

This Android phone is owned by Dante Dears, a pimp who is often out of jail and was released on parole in May 2011 then.

Dante was accused of being the founder of the prostitution "Pimpin Hoes Daily" and is considered a dangerous criminal gang in California.

In order for the case of trafficking in women for prostitution is not repeated, the FBI confiscated Dante's Android phones. The hope of all matters relating to the business of prostitution can be known of the contents of the mobile phone.

The problem is, this Android phone has a key pattern (pattern lock) that can not be opened by the FBI. Dante himself has denied that it was his Android phone so that he could not open it.

After failing to gain access to the Android phone, the FBI filed a power of attorney to force Google to open this Android phone.

FBI wants to dismantle the details of the website is accessed, the duration of time accessing the internet, phone contacts, SMS, photos, videos, and whatever is on the phone.

Security researcher Christopher Soghoian describes a power of attorney that will push Google further in Android's open mobile phones. In fact, the FBI might want a list of telephone calls, emails and text messages (SMS) which is intended to Dante.

In order to conduct further investigation, the FBI may have to get a wiretap order.

17 February, 2012

50 Indonesia Application to the Microsoft Marketplace

Microsoft Indonesia has been include ​​50 applications made by Indonesian applications developer to Windows Phone Marketplace app store.

This was disclosed by Microsoft Indonesia president director Andreas Diantoro on the sidelines of the launch of the Nokia Lumia, Senayan City, Jakarta, Friday (17/02/2012).

"We've put 50 applications from Indonesia to the Marketplace. Applications that have been dominated by applications entered the game," says Andreas.

He added, Microsoft Indonesia will soon include some 120 applications again in the near future.

The entire application is entered into the Marketplace, Microsoft is the selected application from the show The Amazing 24-hour coding Lumia Developer Day in London, on 4 and 5 February.

Currently, more Andreas, the people of Indonesia can download 11.000 applications than 55,000 applications already available on the Marketplace.

This is due, there are a number of applications from abroad that can not be downloaded in Indonesia.

"But the relevant applications such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and others are available for Indonesia," said Lukman Susetio GTM Head of Marketing and Marketing Activation Nokia Indonesia.

24 November, 2011


Nokia today released the phone with two input methods, full QWERTY keyboard and touch screen, Nokia Asha 303. Indonesia had the honor of becoming the first country to be able to enjoy this latest Nokia mobile phones.

Targeting the younger generation of consumers, the Nokia 303 relies Asha chat, social media, and music that can be accessed directly from the front screen (main screen).

Specifications of Nokia Asha 303

Nokia Asha 303 including Nokia's strategy to realize the mission of Connecting the Next Billion Gadget.

The phone is priced at 1.47 million Rupiahs (US $ 150) is 1 GHz processor equipped with up to 32 GB of external memory. With a 2.6 inch screen and 3.2 megapixel camera, users can take pictures and share them directly to social media. Phone with 3G and WiFi connectivity is available in two colors namely red, and graphite.

"There is also a Bluetooth handset accessory to complement the colorful style of the user," explains Anvid Erdian, Product Manager, Nokia Indonesia.

Anvid added, the overall benefits of these phones include premium chat application (YM, FB, GTalk, and MSN Live), social media (FB, Twitter), WhatsApp, and Music (media player that can create playlists according to mood.

"So for the more troubled young people, can select the playlist hubbub which can select songs automatically," he concluded.

Support Features

In addition to providing a complete social media and chat, Nokia Asha 303 also comes with a wide array of services such as Nokia Browser, Nokia Maps, Nokia Life Tools, and Nokia Music.

Nokia Maps help users navigate local map features (already contained in the phone) and can be used offline so it does not require a data connection and the user can locate restaurants, gas stations, ATMs, and more.

Nokia Music is offered, was present for the first time in this S40 platform. Through the Nokia Music, users can download unlimited songs for six months.

5000 Applications

In addition, there are more than 5000 applications in the Nokia Store that can be downloaded by users of Nokia. One of the flagship is a game Andry Birds Lite.

There are also local applications such as Bouncity and Game Sexy Witch. There is also an electronic book which amounts to hundreds of offerings Mizan Publishing, which can be downloaded.