Category Archives: Microsoft

BlackBerry Z10 vs. Nokia Lumia 920

BB 10 vs Nokia Lumia

The BlackBerry Z10 is finally here flying the BlackBerry 10 OS flag and, with it, carrying the hopes of the struggling company. We’ve pitted the Z10 against its two most dominant competitors, the Apple iPhone 5 and the ever-popular Android Samsung Galaxy S III, but the truth is, the Z10 will likely be clawing for market share against another young hopeful—Windows Phone 8. So how does the Z10 stack up against Microsoft’s flagship phone, the Nokia Lumia 920? We break down the two underdogs for a side-by-side spec comparison.

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http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2415004,00.asp

Samsung Year in Review: Galaxy Triumphs, Apple Losses

Samsung produces a number of products – from kitchen appliances to PCs – but it was the company’s mobile division that made the most headlines in 2012.
The Korea-based company dominated the mobile phone space, introducing several new Galaxy devices throughout the year. But it couldn’t shake one its biggest rivals, Apple, which proved to be a worthy opponent in the courtroom and in stores.
Still, despite all the hysteria surrounding the launch of the iPhone 5 and iPad mini, it was Samsung and its Android-heavy lineup of devices like the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II that were the really mobile winners in 2012. Those two smartphones were only introduced in the second half of the year and they have already sold at least 30 million and 5 million worldwide, respectively.

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http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2413529,00.asp

How to find your Google Plus ID

This is so simple

1. Go to your Google + account (https://plus.google.com/).

2. Click on the Profile icon on the Left.

3. If you look at the URL in the address bar, it should look something like this:

https://plus.google.com/104653270154306099169/posts

4. The long numerical string in the URL is your Google+ ID. Here is CoderzHeaven’s from the URL above:

104653270154306099169/

Google + CoderzHeaven

Apple again the most valuable brand.

Apple took the top spot for the second year in a row, beating out IBM, Google, and McDonald’s to assume the position of the world’s most valuable brand.

At $183 billion, Apple is the world’s most valuable brand, according to Millward Brown Optimor’s annual BrandZ study. Apple was last year’s most valuable brand, as well, though the company’s value jumped 19 percent over last year’s $153.3 billion tally.

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http://news.cnet.com/8301-1001_3-57439046-92/apple-again-the-worlds-most-valuable-brand-google-third/