October 29, 2010

Tech Quiz 23

  1. It was started out as an experiment in November 2004 mainly by Kevin Rose. Matt Williams is the present CEO. What is described here?
    A: Digg
  2. He founded the company , Wheels of Zeus in 2001. Who am i point to?
    A: Steve Wozniak
  3. KIN is the brand name owned by?
    A: Microsoft
  4. S-LCD is a a joint venture between two companies established in 2004. One is samsung, which is the other company?
    A: Sony
  5. Expand OLED?
    A: Organic Light Emitting Diode
  6. How do you know Ambient Lignting Technology?
    A: Ambilight
  7. Pixel Plus, is a proprietary digital filter image processing technology. Which company is known for it’s development?
    A: Philips
  8. "providing trust for the Internet and Electronic Commerce through our Digital Authentication services and products." This quote belongs to which companies history?
    A: Verisign
  9. Acid 2, Acid 3 are tests to check the browser’s compatability. Name the personality who devloped this?
    A: Lan Hickson
  10. Presto, Gecko & Tasman are example of ?
    A: Web layout Engines or Rendering Engines for web browsers.

October 19, 2010

Tech Quiz 22

  1. X is a search engine system developed for Gopher protocol, developed in 1992 by Steven Foster and Fred Barrie. What is X?
    A: Veronica
  2. “Antibot” , “GoBack” are the software products from?
    A: Norton
  3. How do you know Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company?
    A: 3M
  4. The book “Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought“ by Douglas Hofstadter is very important in the history of this company. Identify the company?
  5. How do you know American standard code for information interchange?
    A: ASCII
  6. Who is referred as the father of Analysis of Algorithm?
    A: Donald Knuth
  7. Who manufactured the KIN mobile phones from Microsoft?
    A: Sharp Corportaion
  8. Originally the German company StarDivision developed the application as the proprietary software suite StarOffice. In 1999 Sun Microsystems purchased the code. In August 1999 version 5.2 of StarOffice was made available free of charge. How do we know this software now?
    A: OpenOffice.org
  9. “Gorilla Grip of Death” is associated with which popular product?
    A: iPhone 4
  10. HP & X was in a struggle to acquire the company 3 PAR. Which company is denoted by X?
    A: Dell

October 15, 2010

Tech Quiz 21

  1. K5 and K6 were the micro processors from AMD. What do the “K” stands for?
  2. How do you know the company “Tokyo Shibaura Denki” now?
  3. Natty Narwhal is the code name of ?
  4. AJAR is a application software platform owned by?
  5. Expand “MOODLE”?
  6. Drupal, Joomla are examples of?
  7. Jane Silber is the CEO of ?
  8. Expand DOF. Hint: Related to robots?
  9. Tecra and Portege and the laptop series from ?
  10. “Check Out” is online payment service by?

Answers added on 19/10/2010:
  1.  Kryptonite
  2.  Toshiba ( Tokyo Shibaura Denki )
  3. Upcoming ubuntu 11.04
  4.  Motorola
  5.  Modular Object Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment.
  6.  CMC ( Content Management Systems )
  7.  Canonical
  8.  Degree Of Freedom
  9.  Toshiba
  10.  Google

    TECH4YOU Article

    Xbox 360 Repair Centers an Easy Way Out for the Xbox Repair
    Entertainment is something that is essential for living a cheerful and good life. Without, entertainment your life would become boring and dull. Earlier, the entertaining options, for people were quite limited but with the passage of time, and with the advancement in technology many new options were introduced as a means of entertainment for people. Video games and consoles were introduced long time back as an entertainment source, but the popularity and the craze associated with Xbox 360 have been never observed before with any of the video game. People keep aside all the activities, and love to play this game all the time. But, the only thing that makes people dislike this gaming console is when; a problem arises in the Xbox, People get annoyed, irritated and frustrated when they come to know that the Xbox is not working well and therefore need a repair. So, they shouldn’t panic instead look for the Xbox 360 repairoptions, which can help the Xbox to be repaired.
    Many Xbox repair, options have been introduced in the last years. Such as repair guides, repair articles etc. Xbox 360 repair centers are one option among them. One of the most reliable and the authentic repair centre for Xbox is the Microsoft repair centre. If your Xbox is not working properly due to any reason such as the screen get freeze, loading problem arise, or even in case of red ring of death, you can simply send the Xbox to Microsoft office. If you are still in warranty, then you are fortunate enough because your Xbox will be repaired free of cost where, if you are out of warranty, then you have to pay quite huge charges for repair in addition to the shipping charges for sending the Xbox. Once you send the Xbox to the repair office they would repair the Xbox and would return you the Xbox within three weeks or the repair time period can be longer than that.
    Apart, from Microsoft repair center, there are many other Xbox 360 repair centers, which are created for the Xbox repair. These centers are specifically created for the repair of the Xbox. So, if you can afford the Microsoft repair, then send it to the Microsoft, and if you can’t then send it to other repair centers for Xbox. But, whenever you send your Xbox to any repair centre, other than Microsoft, make sure that the repair centre is authentic and reliable otherwise they would make your Xbox worse instead of repairing it. The best way to estimate the authenticity of the Xbox repair centre is to have a research about it before you finally send your Xbox there or you take it there personally. While making a research about it, read the testimonials about it so that you get an idea that what the other customer have to say about this repair centre. So, these Xbox 360 repair centers are a great option for the repair of the Xbox and an easy way out.

    Code names of XBox 360 editions:
    Project Natal, Zephyr, Firebird

    The Xbox 360 displaying three red lights, indicating Red Ring of Death
    "Red Ring of Death"  is the general hardware of Xbox 360 

    October 13, 2010

    TECH4YOU News

    Sachin Tendulkar brand ambassador of Toshiba:
    Toshiba Corporation has appointed Sachin Tendulkar as its brand ambassador for corporate branding in India.

    Sachin Tendulkar said, "Toshiba as a brand embodies the aspects of "Quality, Technology and Design". Toshiba's philosophy to provide the very best is something that endears me to the brand. I am very happy and proud to be associated with the brand."
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    October 7, 2010

    TECH4YOU Quiz 10

    What do you mean by a " Social Ghost"?

    Answer added on 15/10/2010:

    A Social ghost is a person who died but with an active account in a social networking site.

    TECH4YOU Quiz 09

    Sony started two projects applying the new diodes: UDO (Ultra Density Optical), and DVR Blue (together with Pioneer), a format of rewritable discs which eventually become X.

    What is X

    Answer added on 14/10/2010: Blue Ray